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How Your Business Continuity Plan Is Like Swiss Cheese

If your business continuity plan is like most of the plans we see, then it is highly likely that it bears more than a passing resemblance to Swiss cheese.

We don’t mean that it would taste very good served with ham on rye.

We mean that it is probably full of holes—of omissions of key provisions and information whose absence would sharply reduce its effectiveness if and when you had to turn to it to help your organization get through a disruption, and which might even make it fail altogether.

In today’s blog, we’re going to bullet out some of the more common business continuity plan holes—and also explain what can be done to plug them.

Are any of the following holes baked into your organization’s BC plan?