Once upon a time, an IT Business Continuity (BC) plan consisted of how to restore the backup tapes at a hot site after a server room fire. Those days ended in the last millennium.
Beginning with 9/11, the 2008 financial crisis, and now the Covid pandemic, companies have to routinely plan for a diverse range of long-term IT emergencies. These nine tips for BC planning in the 21st century will help you design for long-term resilience rather than short-term recovery.
With these nine best practices, you’ll be prepared to transform from a “failover/failback” BC practice from the last century to a modern-day approach to persevering in the many faces of adversity.