Earthquakes, pandemics, abrupt climate change, malware attacks. There are some disasters that are just impossible to prevent. Worse, you may not even be able to stop them from disrupting your business operations.
… But if you can significantly shorten the resulting downtime, that would already give a tremendous boost to your customers’ confidence on your capability to deliver. The shorter your downtime, the smaller the chance your customers will start thinking of alternatives to your products and services. Besides, longer downtimes translate to greater opportunity losses and zero revenues.
So at the end of the day, you’ll know that even if a disaster strikes at night, you’ll be ready to continue doing business come day break.
- Identifying key roles for the BCP Committee as well as setting up the committee itself
- Performing Business Impact Analysis
- Providing assistance in documenting the continuity plan
- Conducting relevant training and exercises throughout your organization to instill best practices in business continuity
- Identifying and establishing roles and responsibilities
- Setting up and configuring the necessary onsite and offsite IT infrastructure
- Organizing your internal review and conducting external audits to check if the BCP is up-to-date