Information technology systems are vulnerable to a wide range of disruptions that run the gamut from small disruptions such as a failed disk drive or a brief interruption of internet service to disaster events such as fire, flood, or cyber intrusion.

Even “small” interruptions such as those associated with temporary lack of Internet can be costly should a business be unable to access the cloud-based services it relies upon to serve its customers

The fires that have roared through Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties over the past several years have provided stark reminders that without operational IT systems it is difficult, or impossible, to return to normal business operations.

Astute businesses assure business continuity through IT risk management and contingency planning. Effective planning begins with a basic roadmap that incorporates, at a minimum, the following elements…Read more at NBBJ