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The Death of Word Based BCP Software - A Myth or Reality

Written by  Norm Koehler, CRP Wednesday, 21 November 2007 00:05

I recently read an article, describing the many benefits derived from the utilization of specialized BCP software packages. These are the packages designed by motivated DR consultants who bring their real-world point of view to the software. Those planners have been able to design software packages that contain many of the bells and whistles which any contingency planner may want to use: Resource tables which utilize pick lists Concurrent updates to the recovery plan The ability to access recovery plans, over the web, and to update them from home Creation of custom reports An integrated BIA Resource tables and allocation- Easily import large documents from multiple software packages