Business Continuity as a Fiduciary Responsibility

A fiduciary duty is a relationship of trustbetween two or more parties. The continuity of the business structure is encompassed within that duty. This trust rests on the business’s ability to bring reliable results in a systematic manner. When disasters occur from operational risk the instability can easily undermine the trust relationship in place and erode confidence in the service

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Colocation’s role in Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

From DCS Planning’s partner CoreXchange Colocation Services: CoreXchange deeply admires companies like DCS Planning that provide well-crafted solutions that protect businesses and organizations from painful and deeply damaging data loss. Every company should have thoughtful, thorough business continuity and disaster recovery plans like the ones offered by DCS Planning. Every company needs to invest in risk assessment and a business

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Exercising for Safety and Soundness

Yes, for the next year or two your bank examiner may make the mistake of crediting you for exercising your disaster plan when you documented an actual crisis but let’s take a step back and think about this before we consider it a “win”. Experiencing a crisis or disruption does not meet the standard for exercising your plan and should

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10 Simple Planning Actions to Increase Your Consistency of Exceeding Customer Expectations

Many executives ask themselves: “I know the basics about critical processes and mission-critical systems but what can I do to really make a difference in our ability to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations?”  One way is to focus on increasing your business value and to sustain that value regardless of expected or unexpected circumstances. Below are 10 planning actions that you

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Survey on KPMG

The complex environment in which businesses operate today creates the need for sophisticated business continuity management (BCM) program that address a wide range of threats, including natural disasters, technology issues and man made incidents. It is also important that these programs stay in sync with the strategic goals of the organization. The 2011-2012 Continuity Insights & KPMG LLP Global Business

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