Given the limited bandwidth and resources along with increasing demands, it makes the most sense for IT to take an active role in advocating for thorough BC planning before an adverse event happens, not during it.
The Continuity Program Methodology for Higher Ed can help you build and improve your institution’s program. The methodology outlines where to begin and how to move forward in the planning process. Learn more today!
In order to have a complete set of continuity plans for an institution of higher education, each department must put together a business continuity plan (BCP) for their unit. This article will go over the main business continuity planning steps for a typical unit’s BCP, in order to provide a starting point.
With unusually warm water in the Atlantic Ocean, hurricane researchers at Colorado State predict that the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season could be 140% above the average season with an estimated 16 named storms.
An institution of higher education must operate as a business, a school, and a research facility all at once, so disruption to any of these branches could be at best inconvenient, and at worst disastrous.
When disasters happen, everyone feels at least somewhat blindsided. But with a culture of organizational resilience in place, you can go into these situations with a positive attitude and peace of mind, and you can come out of the other side stronger.
This installment of Musings of an Emergency Manager talks emergency management certification and why it's important.
Academic continuity plans are key to preserving important functions of your institution—even in the face of an emergency. Click to learn more.
Looking for real-life business continuity examples? Click to learn more from other higher education institutions and businesses around the country.
What is a tabletop exercise? And how can it help your HE institution prepare for emergencies? Click to learn more about tabletop exercises for HE
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