Category: Continuity of Operations Plan – COOP

Need Evidential Research on Merits of Business Continuity Planning

I agree that there is a lack of real, empirical evidence of the positive value of Business Continuity in the private sector. On the other hand, the public sector, either by directive or presumptive duty, is much further ahead in establishing continuity of operations, disaster preparedness and other risk management initiatives and plans. This is […]

Sunday February 13th, 2011 in Business Continuity Management, Continuity of Operations Plan - COOP, Risk Management | Comments Off on Need Evidential Research on Merits of Business Continuity Planning

“Maintaining & Auditing Business Continuity Programs- A Plan for a Municipality”

” Maintaining and Auditing a Business Continuity Program- A Plan for a Municipality“ February 12, 2011 by Andrew M. Amalfitano CONTENTS I.  Introduction.. 3 II. Plan.. 4 Key Plan Steps: 4 1. On-going. 4 2. Awareness and Launch.. 4 3. Implement. 5 4. Considerations. 5 III. Audit. 5 Standards. 6 Audit Elements. 8 Process. 8 […]

Sunday February 13th, 2011 in Business Continuity Management, Continuity of Operations Plan - COOP, Tools, Templates, Software, Training and Exercises | Comments Off on “Maintaining & Auditing Business Continuity Programs- A Plan for a Municipality”

Transparency: One AAR

When documenting the results and outcomes of a disaster exercise only one report is necessary and that is the After Action Report. In it there is ample opportunity to record, exhibit, explain, and present all findings including improvement opportunities. If a manager asked that there be two separate AAR’s, one internal and one external, I […]

Wednesday February 2nd, 2011 in Business Continuity Management, Continuity of Operations Plan - COOP, Training and Exercises | Comments Off on Transparency: One AAR

“Carrots and Sticks Don’t” Always Motivate

Emergency response exercises are a very valuable learning tool and can produce great energy and enthusiasm, despite the degree of successful completion or task accomplishment. In a recent motivational talk by Dan Pink he shares the concept that businesses do not always follow established science findings related to how humans are motivated. Pink provides research […]

Monday December 6th, 2010 in Business Continuity Management, Continuity of Operations Plan - COOP, Training and Exercises | Comments Off on “Carrots and Sticks Don’t” Always Motivate

SWOT for Utilities Sector

Well the first thing I noticed when performing an online search for information about utility company SWOT analysis is that the vast majority of information is about the stability of the companies for investing and from a financial perspective. While that can be interesting, I am looking more for the infrastructure capability issues. There is […]

Tuesday June 22nd, 2010 in Business Continuity Management, Continuity of Operations Plan - COOP, Risk Management | Comments Off on SWOT for Utilities Sector

Continuity of Operations Plan Definition

Continuity of Operations Plan-COOP Continuity of Operations Planning is an internal effort within individual component entities, agencies, or government organizations to ensure the capability exists to continue essential mission-critical functions across a wide range of potential emergencies.

Sunday September 20th, 2009 in Continuity of Operations Plan - COOP | Comments Off on Continuity of Operations Plan Definition
Uses wordpress plugins developed by www.wpdevelop.com