A disaster strikes without giving an advance notice. Even with some lead time, so many things can go wrong as incidents unfold in unexpected ways. This is where a Business Continuity Plan comes into play and in the limelight.
Being able to handle any incident effectively can have a positive effect on your company's reputation and market value, and it can increase customer confidence.Why Business Continuity Planning matters?
Whether you operate a small business or a large corporation, you strive to remain competitive. It's vital to retain current customers while increasing your customer base — and there's no better test of your capability to do so than right after an adverse event.
Since the IT part is deemed critical for all organisations, restoring the IT part is typically catered for in your Disaster Recovery Plans and there are numerous disaster recovery solutions available in the market.
But what about the rest of your business functions? Your company's future depends on your people and processes. How resilient is your company? How solid and valid is your BCP?
The current outbreak of the coronavirus has clearly demonstrated that many companies will be exposed to the risk of collapse and many will never recover.
SSL Consulting Services can help you in a step by step guidance and preparation of your Business Continuity Plan from Risk Assessment to Business Impact Analysis, Skills Gap Analysis, Scoping of the plan, Identification of key business areas, critical functions and dependencies between business areas and functions, Communication plans, Establishing Human Resources and Facilities planning policies and procedures up to planning your BCP drills and maintaining of the documented Plan.