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Networking Backups … It’s Not What You Think!

Written by  JEAN ROWE, MBCI, CBCP Monday, 11 July 2011 19:38

Before I left for work, I popped off an e-mail to a BCP manager in Basel to catch up on personal and professional stuff. It had been over a year since we touched base, but it was as if we never stopped communicating and we picked up right where we left off. We shared information; she was up to her eyeballs in exercises and I was up to my eyeballs in a program design. I then opened an e-mail from someone fairly new to business continuity planning located in Riyadh. I reached out to someone in Ontario to help answer a complicated question posed from Riyadh and to also ask for a template for myself. Within a few minutes I had popped off a few quick messages either sharing information I had or requesting someone to share information with me. It was Friday the 13th, the traditional day of bad luck,