Assessing Your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Strategy

Identifying business processes How critical are they to the business?  What are the RTO’s for them?  What is the supply RTO for them from IT?  Are they relying on the applications, or could be done manually in case of disaster?  If there are gaps within Supply / Demand RTO –> negotiate with the Sr. Mgmt to either… Continue reading Assessing Your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Strategy

Mainframe Software Directory Submission Form

Submission Deadline: August 7, 2015 This questionnaire will be used in a survey of all mainframe software vendors to be published in a future edition of Disaster Recovery Journal. If your organization offers mainframe software services, have the appropriate person complete this form. This is an important free marketing opportunity. All information will be printed… Continue reading Mainframe Software Directory Submission Form

Other Services Directory Submission Form

Submission Deadline: October 1 This questionnaire will be used in a survey of vendors who provide services other than those published in previous Disaster Recovery Journal surveys. This Disaster Recovery Services survey covers every service, except Alternative Sites, Consulting, PC-based Software and Mainframe Software. If your organization offers services other than those listed above, have… Continue reading Other Services Directory Submission Form

Emergency Notification Directory Submission Form

Deadline Submission: January 1 This questionnaire will be used in a survey of emergency notification system vendors to be published in a future edition of Disaster Recovery Journal. If your organization offers emergency notification services, have the appropriate person complete this form. This is a free marketing opportunity. All survey information printed will be submitted… Continue reading Emergency Notification Directory Submission Form

Consultant Directory Submission Form

Deadline Submission: April 1 This questionnaire will be used in a survey of all consultant vendors to be published in a future edition of Disaster Recovery Journal. All information will be printed in the magazine exactly as it is submitted. Be sure to proofread carefully before you send the survey to us. Disaster Recovery Journal… Continue reading Consultant Directory Submission Form

Business Continuity Software Directory

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2019: This questionnaire will be used in a survey of all business continuity software vendors to be published in a future edition of Disaster Recovery Journal. If your organization offers business continuity software services, have the appropriate person complete this form. This is an important free marketing opportunity. All information will be… Continue reading Business Continuity Software Directory

IT Service Continuity Submission Form

Submission Deadline: May 12, 2016 This questionnaire will be used in a survey of all IT service continuity vendors to be published in a future edition of Disaster Recovery Journal. If your organization offers alternative site services, have the appropriate person complete this form. This is an important free marketing opportunity. All survey information printed will… Continue reading IT Service Continuity Submission Form

The Relationship Between the Business Impact Analysis and Risk Assessment

By Jacque Rupert, Avalution ConsultingOriginally posted on Avalution Consulting’s Business Continuity Blog The business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessment are foundational elements of every effective business continuity program; however, in our experience, many business continuity planning participants experience a lot of confusion regarding the definitions, relationship, and expected outcomes between the two processes. This confusion often… Continue reading The Relationship Between the Business Impact Analysis and Risk Assessment