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Artikel om orkaners betydning for virksomheders continuity-planer (US, 2005)


Amongst business continuity professionals, the most commonly expressed sentiment in the last few days seems to be that nothing could have been done to prepare local businesses for the scale of the catastrophe brought upon them by Hurricane Katrina. In many respects, this is true. Some disasters are just simply too huge to expect business continuity plans to enable a rapid return to business-as-usual. But it’s not completely correct:


The only way that a disaster on the scale of Katrina can be mitigated is to not be there in the first place. The hurricane raises substantial location issues which business continuity professionals need to address. Perhaps the first stage in developing a business continuity plan must be to ask “Is the business located in the appropriate place?”

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