News and Articles About Disaster Planning
"Unplanned downtime'' is so costly and common, there is no excuse for not having a plan to quickly be back in business.
Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
Plan ahead and hopefully youll never have to put your plan into action. But if you ever need it, youll be glad you have it.
One in four organizations slammed by a natural disaster is unable to reopen its doors. Heres a look at how business owners can prepare and minimize potential losses.
Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like you prepare and navigate through future disasters, natural or not.
Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
Use these helpful tools to track extreme conditions locally and afar.
Nelly Yusupova of TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs has this advice for creating and storing a document that outlines how each piece of technology works in your business.
Your company should document the technology it uses so that the information is available at critical times.
June 1 is the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season. Here are eight steps to get your business and employees prepared.
What you need to consider to keep your business up and running when forces beyond your control cause you to temporarily shut down your business.
How to survive and rebuild while dealing with grief and loss.
According to the Mayan calendar, doomsday is right around the corner. Here are three things to do to get your business data ready for a disaster of any size.
Special coverage can help you recoup profits lost during storms and other disasters. Here's what you need to know.
How Eric Casaburi's Retro Fitness and Let's Yo! franchise systems bounced back after the superstorm.
How to find the silver lining in a crisis and use it to strengthen your business.
Be prepared the next time you lose electricity with these handy alternative power sources.
As Hurricane Sandy barrels into the Eastern Seaboard, don't let a loss of electricity slow down your progress.
Running a business is hard enough without worrying about wildfires or hurricanes. But a solid plan can help your business stay open and productive if disaster strikes.
Many business owners don't even think about insuring their business. Here are tips that can protect your company.
Small businesses can't predict when Mother Nature may strike, but they certainly can be prepared for hurricanes, ice storms and other calamities.
When a tornado ravaged the town of Joplin, Mo., few businesses were left intact. Here's how one owner and his employees made it through the storm. And what you can learn from their story.