If disaster happens, is your business ready with a plan to insure the business continuity of your IT infrastructure and network? Could your business survive without data? Do you have a backup system in place? These are all questions you should be asking and finding the answer too.
CII Technology Solutions is here to help put a plan in place if you do not have one already. If you have one, we can analyze and recommend changes to strengthen and streamline the plan.
Flood, cyber-attack, supply chain failure or the loss of a key employee, disruptions are inevitable and can take on many different forms. Business continuity is absolutely about having a plan ready to deal with disruptions and difficult situations, allowing your organization to continue to function with as little disruption as possible. Whether you’re a business, public sector organization, or charity, its imperative that you and your team understand how you can keep going under any circumstances.
Information technology (IT) comprises of many vital components which include networks, servers, desktop and laptop computers and wireless devices. We have discussed IT Infrastructure thoroughly before which can be found on this website. [Click Here] The capacity to function with both office productivity and enterprise software is essential. Therefore, recovery strategies and contingency plans for IT should be developed such that technology can be restored quickly to meet the needs of the business. Unbeknownst to most business owners, manual workarounds should be part of included in an IT business contingency plan, so business can continue while vital computer systems are being restored.
What Do You Need to Do? Plan!
A good Business Continuity plan recognizes and highlights potential threats to your organization and analyses the impact these threats may have on daily operations. Your plan, with the help of CII Technology Solutions, will provide a strategic mitigation method and installing a framework allowing key functions to continue even if the unthinkable occurs.
Following the strict best practices method of building your business continuity plan is the optimal and proven course of action. This process as provide by our amazing team will guide and direct in identifying threats, designing responses, plan implementation, and measuring its success and effectiveness. The process is ongoing process and will continually change and improve the resilience of your organization.
The Steps of the Development of a Business Continuity Plan:
- Conduct a business impact analysis to identify time-sensitive or critical business functions and processes and the resources that support them.
- Identify, document, and implement to recover critical business functions and processes.
- Organize a business continuity team and compile a business continuity plan to manage a business disruption.
- Conduct training for the business continuity team and testing and exercises to evaluate recovery strategies and the plan.
The CII Team working in conjunction with your team of professionals, will work through every step of the business continuity process. Upon completion, you will have a plan that will insure the continual operation of your business under any potential scenario. Contact our team at (919)676-8300 to start the process of laying out a plan for your Business Continuity.