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Simple Tactics to Avoid the Pitfalls

Written by  Kim Sachau, CBCP Thursday, 22 November 2007 02:55

You have just been appointed the highly visible position of business continuity planner for your organization. After 9/11, many businesses have a renewed look on business continuity planning, to ensure that the appropriate steps are in place to handle a disaster or interruption to your organization. Now with SARS, West Nile, and the Northeast power outage, many organizations are taking a refreshed look at their recovery plans and considering the possible solutions or processes they must put in place to assist in the event of the unknown. You may be thinking, “What did I get myself into?” If you are not entirely sure how to accomplish this seemingly overwhelming task, I would like to help you step back and take a look at some basis steps that you can put in place today to ensure success. These basic steps can help you organize your business continuity program and help you avoid