Category: Plan4Continuity

Two books that could help you plan for business continuity

Whether you are starting a new business or running a well-established one, your company should have a comprehensively designed and implemented business continuity plan in place. When creating a business continuity plan or revising one, the best way to get started is to read some books on the subject.

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Business disaster management and the importance of planning

At any given moment, there is some disaster, natural or unnatural, somewhere in this world where people are affected on a large scale. One does not have to be at the epicentre of an earthquake to suffer the repercussions of a disaster. Disaster can strike at any time and place and can affect businesses critically.

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Will your continuity plan get the green light?

More than ever, business sustainability and continuity is totally dependent on the availability of, and the ability to share, data – and I don’t just mean data from your accounting software. To be competitive, you need to optimise all your data systems so you can offer the best customer service possible and make your business stand out.

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Building continuity that meets industry regulations

More than ever, business sustainability and continuity is totally dependent on the availability of, and the ability to share, data – and I don’t just mean data from your accounting software. To be competitive, you need to optimise all your data systems so you can offer the best customer service possible and make your business stand out.

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Business sustainability: how the cloud can help you be green

More than ever, business sustainability and continuity is totally dependent on the availability of, and the ability to share, data – and I don’t just mean data from your accounting software. To be competitive, you need to optimise all your data systems so you can offer the best customer service possible and make your business stand out.

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What constitutes a disaster?

More than ever, business sustainability and continuity is totally dependent on the availability of, and the ability to share, data – and I don’t just mean data from your accounting software. To be competitive, you need to optimise all your data systems so you can offer the best customer service possible and make your business stand out.

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Your business continuity plan: five must-have items

Business continuity planning and managing one’s business are definitely top of mind for a lot of business owners and managers. This is especially true in the tricky waters of South Africa, where infrastructure is no longer guaranteed.

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Business impact analysis in a nutshell

A business impact analysis is really one of the cornerstones of business continuity planning.

Business continuity is the process of planning and the philosophy of constantly improving one’s business.

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How much should businesses spend on business continuity?

This is a really tough question. How can I determine how much you need to spend to ensure that you have adequate business continuity plans in place? This will depend upon how much is required to ensure you have built-in redundancy for the services that your business relies upon.

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Five flaws most companies make in their disaster recovery plan

It may seem difficult to understand business continuity planning – also known as a disaster recovery plan – but in reality, it just comes down to common sense. It’s about planning how you’re going to deal with the issues your business might face and setting up your business in a way that ensures robustness and constant improvement.

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