How to Develop a Business Continuity Plan

Today’s world is plagued with natural disasters, power outages and civil unrest that can interrupt or shut down your business. Are you prepared?

Creating and maintaining a comprehensive business continuity plan costs time and money, which is why, in today’s economy, companies are often willing to risk not having one.

“But then they’re just rolling the dice,” says Henderson. “Can you really afford to have your business shut down for a period of time just because you didn’t plan for that eventuality?”

Paul Hymanis a freelance technology writer and editor. He was an editor-in-chief at CMP Publications (now United Business Media) and currently reports for such publications as Communications of the ACM, IHS’ Electronics360, and CRM Magazine. See an archive of some of his stories.

This article was originally published on 01-25-2013
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