One can hardly turn on the news today with hearing something about some natural disaster. In the recent few years, it has been about super typhoons, tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires and others. These natural disasters have cost millions of dollar worth of properties as well as millions of lives.
All of us need to be prepared for disasters; not only for the safety of your family, but for the safety of your business as well. Even if you think it will never happen to you, you need to be prepared for the “never going to happen” event. Making a disaster plan is really just a business plan for disasters.
The continuity of your business and the disaster planning you make go together hand-in-hand. When they prepare for disasters, businesses owners usually think about emergency numbers, evacuation plans, and insurance matters.
Thinking about the worst case scenarios is not advisable when it comes to planning a business’ future. On the other hand, when it comes to business continuity, not thinking planning for the worst is foolish. Protect your business’ assets: prepare for technological disasters.
All organisations should make a good disaster plan no matter how experienced and knowledgeable businessman you are. If you haven’t created one for your company, you better start creating now.
Check out this article from Wall Street Journal and learn how to make a good disaster plan: http://guides.wsj.com/small-business/technology/how-to-create-a-disaster-plan