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Safeguarding Your Computer Systems: How to Build an IT Disaster Recovery Team

MHA Consulting

The BC professional on the team ensures that IT recovery plans align with business needs. Business needs are determined by a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) completed before disaster recovery planning begins. The coordinator also helps resolve problems encountered and removes roadblocks that might slow the process down.

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7 Steps to Establishing a Sound Business Continuity Strategy 

MHA Consulting

Step 5: Perform a BIA The business impact analysis tells you which of your business processes are most critically time sensitive. It is often incorrectly assumed that the vendor handles backup and recovery for SaaS/cloud-based applications, relieving the organization of the need to think about this.)

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Unlocking the Truth: Navigating 20 Myths About Business Continuity

Erwood Group

Section 1: The Scope of Business Continuity Myth 1: Business Continuity is Only About IT Disaster Recovery or DR. Contrary to popular belief, business continuity extends far beyond IT recovery. In times of crisis, a comprehensive business continuity plan ensures that every facet of the organization is resilient.

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Separating the Best from the Rest: An Analysis of Why Business Preparedness Is Critical in an Uncertain Future

Erwood Group

ASSESSING THE FINANCIAL IMPACTS OF BUSINESS DISRUPTIONS. Many organizations skip the Financial Impact Analysis. Conducting a Financial Impact Analysis is critical to helping a business understand the actual financial impact a disaster or disruption can have on a business. This is a mistake.

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The Top 8 Risk Mitigation Controls, in Order 

MHA Consulting

Very few companies, maybe 10 to 15 percent, actually use their recovery strategies and make sure they can truly achieve recovery of the business units, processes, and associated information technology. Recovery Team. Business Impact Analysis. Does it follow a logical progression of steps?