A Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Assessment either validates your current plan or uncovers opportunities for improvement.
If you don’t currently have a Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan, an assessment will provide the foundation required to build a plan.
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than 40% of businesses never reopen after a disaster, and for those that do, only 29% were still operating after two years. Additionally, companies that lost their information technology for nine days or more after a disaster are bankrupt within a year.
Our industry-leading holistic methodology includes:
We conduct interviews and focused dialog with executives and stakeholders. Our approach is flexible and considers your organization’s culture, IT environment, systems, business operations and priorities:
- The state of the businesses
- Key initiatives
- Desired goals and results
We conduct interviews and focused dialog with key department heads and process owners:
- What’s working, what’s not
- Ideas and concerns
We conduct interviews and focused dialog with internal and external IT teams:
- What working, what’s not
- Resource management
- Ideas and concerns
Comprehensive IT Analysis:
We perform a comprehensive end-to-end infrastructure analysis. Our team employs software agents and centralized software performance monitoring tools to gather data for the client LAN and WAN. The IT infrastructure assessment consists of a thorough review of your IT infrastructure, business processes, policies and controls.
What you receive:
- Scorecard and model
- An Executive Summary for nontechnical stake holders
- Comprehensive, detailed findings delivered digitally and physically
- Interview results
- Recommendations and solution options
As a leading IT assessment firm, we have found that 90% of the businesses we assess do not have a recoverable plan.
A DRBC plan is a living document. It should evolve as your organization changes. If you are not updating you DRBC plan on a regular basis, you need a DRBC Assessment now.
We have found most organizations believe it’s their IT department. However, as a stakeholder, it’s your responsibility to protect your organization. When was the last time you tested your DRBC plan?