The “best” test for a BC plan is an actual disaster. As recent disasters have highlighted, they always seem to find the weaknesses in “tested” plans. These weaknesses can result from incorrect assumptions by planners, lack of support for controls by management, management being overwhelmed by the emergency situation or planners lacking the mechanisms to realistically test some disaster scenarios. In any case, the weaknesses in BC plans can have serious negative impacts on the business – the very thing we are trying to avoid. The challenge is improving testing to help identify these weaknesses before a disaster strikes. Tabletop…