|WHAT'S IN YOUR BUSINESS DISASTER RECOVERY TOOLBOX?|
We are all too familiar with the images -- business owners siftingthrough the rubble left after a disaster; food service firms coping withspoilage due to an extended power outage; retailers blocked from theircustomers due to a water main break which floods the street outside their location. As unfortunate as these events are, they do not needto result in a long, difficult recovery or worse, a permanent closure. In fact, many businesses successfully respond to and recover from natural disasters and other disruptions - in large part due to advance preparation and a planned response.
To effectively and successfully prepare for and respond to unexpected events, a business should have a recovery toolbox. It should contain the right tools to assist with the three phases of a disaster: preparing, responding, and recovering. The goal is to make sure all phases of a disaster have been considered and are incorporated into the business' plan. Discussed in this article are five types of plans that all businesses should have to ensure a successful disaster recovery. Download now.
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