A prevailing myth about business continuity planning is that you can develop a plan for one company and then easily replicate it for another via a simple “search and replace.” If only it was that simple. While there are common elements in all business continuity plans, there are many organization-specific factors and nuances which must be considered to ensure a business continuity program is successful at implementation and over time. Below are key considerations for both business continuity planners and the organizations they serve. Know your industry Business continuity programs should reflect both the industry norms and the organization’s culture.…
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