News for Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning

DR/BC is a process that needs to be updated

The Disaster Recovery Planning News feed is an XML news feed that you can subscribe to and re-publish on your web site or blog. The only requirement that you need to meet is that the feed is included with no modifications and that the links within the feed are retained as is.

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Corona Virus shows need for Pandemic Planning

Most Enterprises are not prepared to deal with the impact of the coronavirus

Pandemic  PlanningWith the recent outbreaks of the coronavirus, the critical nature of proper preparation is clearly seen. When a pandemic occurs, the importance of keeping the enterprise operational, employees and customers safe cannot be underestimated.

The electronic pandemic checklist addresses six (6) major areas.

  1. Impact of a pandemic on the enterprise;
  2. Impact of a pandemic on employees and customers;
  3. Definition of specific pandemic procedures that are required to address it;
  4. Definition of resource allocations need to protect both employees and customers;
  5. Identification of communication and education required for management and employees; and
  6. Identification of what coordination with external entities and how to help the local community.

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- Corona Virus shows need for Pandemic Planning


Top 5 Disaster Recovery Business Continuity News Sources

Top 5 Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity news sources

Disaster Recovery Business ContinuityThe top 5 news sources for disaster recovery and busniess continuity are available in XML format as RRS feeds.  The way they can be presented on a website can be seen by bollowing one of the five links below.

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Business continuity management template has been used by over 3,000 organizations worldwide

Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity and Security Templates Released is the must have tool

Disaster Recovery Business Continuity and SecurityBusiness continuity management template

Many organizations will have a business continuity management policy for ensuring that the business can recover from a severely disruptive incident. An effective policy clearly defines the roles and responsibilities for those responsible for its oversight and implementation and the minimum requirements for compliance, including levels of IT resilience to disruption and disaster recovery capabilities. The DR template does that

The Janco DR Template is well designed and defined policy only needs to be supported by effective and tested procedures and arrangements to enable the organization to respond to, continue through and come out of any incident that may severely disrupt its ability to provide the normal level of service to its customers and stakeholders. These procedures and arrangements are the basis of the the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Template.

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- Business continuity management template has been used by over 3,000 organizations worldwide


Disaster Recovery can now go wireless

DRP BCP Wireless Tool - a good or a bad idea

Disaster Recovery WirelessA unique tool that can be used in DR/BC process is the SanDisk Connect wireless stick is a flash drive you can access it wirelessly.

The Connect wireless stick lets the user stream media or move files wirelessly with up to three computers, phones or tablets simultaneously.

Connections are made via built-in wifi (think "hotspot"), so no external wireless or internet services are needed. A USB connection is also available, if desired. Storage on this model is a generous 200GB. Reviewers on Amazon report at least 8-10 hours of battery life on one charge. It sells for between $119.99 down to $83.69.

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- Disaster Recovery can now go wireless


IT Disaster Recovery Specific Job Descriptions

Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Job Description Bundle

In order for a disaster recovery process to work it needs the proper organizational infrastructure, trained staff, and tools necessary to implement it. Because this implementation process requires considerable expertise and experience, organizations must carefully consider the costs of developing their in-house skill sets as well as those of purchasing, implementing, and maintaining their own hardware and software in house. They should then compare this expertise and the hardware and software costs to those they could access by going to a third-party managed recovery provider that specializes in providing IT disaster recovery services.

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Job Description Bundles - For those clients who do not want to acquire the entire HandiGuide there is an option to select subsets of our complete offering. These subsets are focused around particular areas of interest and provide you a way to get the benefits of Janco's expertise in a limited and lower cost manner. All of the bundles have been recently been updated. They include:

  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Job Description Bundle
  • C-Level IT Job Description Bundle
  • Compliance Management Job Description Bundle
  • eCommerce, Wireless, and Internet Job Description Bundle
  • Enterprise Architecture and IT Executives Job Description Bundle
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Job Description Bundle
  • IT Service Management - SOA Job Description Bundle
  • Metrics, Service Level Agreement & Outsourcing Job Description Bundle
  • Security Management Job Description Bundle
  • Salary Survey Job Description Bundle
  • All IT Job Descriptions in MS Word
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