Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity 10 best practices
Most CIOs and management executives all say they have disaster recovery and business continuity under control - Do they really?
Best Practices - Top 10 - Janco has found that successful organization typically follow or have implemented these 10 best practices
- Have management communicated that disaster recovery not as a tactical IT project but as a strategic IT asset.
- Create a disaster recovery and business continuity process that is integrated into the organization
- Allocate costs associated with the disaster recovery business continuity plan as part of the base overhead so that costs are distributed across the entire organization
- Treat disaster recovery and business continuity as "mission critical" for cost and staff allocations
- Establish metrics for the process and timing of recovery events
- Test the plans at least once every six months or whenever there is major enhancement to the enterprise's computing or operational infrastructure
- Monitor how other enterprises and your competitors are faring after and event occurs
- Quarterly review you media communication protocol for who says what when to whom when an event occurs
- Pool your assets and personnel to provide resilience capabilities for interconnected systems or collaborative technologies such as payments or check processing.
- Test the back-ups (at least quarterly) so that what is taken is what is needed for recovery and that it meets your recovery performance metrics.
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