Disaster Recovery Standard Requirements
- The goal of a disaster recovery plan is to minimize the costs resulting from losses of, or damages to, the resources or capabilities of your IT facilities. The success of any disaster recovery plan depends a great deal on being able to determine the risks associated with data loss. What is the impact to our business if the data is lost?
- Are we a listed company, if so ask ourselves this: Disaster recovery planning, or its lack, will affect a companys equity position. why buy stock in a company that will disappear should the data center go down?
- Has your organization ever had to invoke its disaster recovery plan which included the CRM solution and if so was the recovery time objective met and how long did it take to return to your primary solution?
- Does the organization require detailed Business Recovery Plans for all the organizations business entities, or whether the focus is on how the IT Disaster Recovery Plans supports the business entities?
- Disaster recovery planning, also called contingency planning, is the process of preparing your organizations assets and operations in case of a disaster. but what do we define as a disaster?
- Have policies and procedures been established to ensure the continuity of data services in an event of a data breach, loss, or other disaster (this includes a disaster recovery plan)?
- Has specific responsibility been assigned for the execution of business continuity and disaster recovery plans (either within or outside of the information security function)?
- Has the organization established an enterprise-wide business continuity/disaster recovery program that is consistent with FISMA requirements, OMB policy, and applicable NIST guidelines?
- What are some of our practices for having application consistent snapshots across multiple persistent storage systems for disaster recovery and or high availability purposes?
- From downtime costs to regulatory compliance, the need for strategic business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) planning is clear, but what does that mean for your organization?
Why Own The Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment?
The Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment will make you a Disaster Recovery domain expert by:
Reducing the effort in the Disaster Recovery work to be done to get problems solved
- Ensuring that plans of action include every Disaster Recovery task and that every Disaster Recovery outcome is in place
- Saving time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring Disaster Recovery opportunity costs are low
- Delivering tailored Disaster Recovery advise instantly with structured going-forward plans
All the tools you need to an in-depth Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment. Featuring 929 new and updated case-based criteria, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Disaster Recovery improvements can be made.
What Is In The Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment?
The Disaster Recovery Complete Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard
- Ensures you don't miss anything: 929 criteria in 7 RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain) steps with easy and quick navigating and answering for 1 or up to 10 participants
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next
The Disaster Recovery Complete Self Assessment eBook version of the book in print
- Provides a convenient way to distribute and share among the participants to prepare and discuss the Self-Assessment
In using the Self-Assessment you will be better able to:
Diagnose Disaster Recovery projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Disaster Recovery and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Assess And Define Disaster Recovery With This Disaster Recovery Self Assessment. Sample Questions From The Complete, 929 Criteria, Self-Assessment:
- Recognize Criterion: What prevents you from making the changes you know will make you a more effective Disaster Recovery leader?
- Define Criterion: Has a disaster recovery team been defined?
- Measure Criterion: Can we do Disaster Recovery without complex (expensive) analysis?
- Analyze Criterion: What are the disruptive Disaster Recovery technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?
- Improve Criterion: Is disaster recovery and business continuity included in your IT risk assessment?
- Control Criterion: Has specific responsibility been assigned for the execution of business continuity and disaster recovery plans (either within or outside of the information security function)?
- Sustain Criterion: Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Disaster Recovery leaders?
Cost/Benefit Analysis; Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment Justification And Approval Tools:
Purchasing a The Art of Service Self Assessment will spur new ideas, fast track project strategy and advance your professional skills. We’ve developed a set of criteria that will aid in gaining approval and give you the ability to validate and review your Self-Assessment investment:
- Excluding hired consultants and advisors from top management consulting firms, internal Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment work is typically undertaken by senior level positions with titles such as Enterprise Architect, Business Process Architects, Business Process Re-engineering Specialists and Business Architects.
Statistics according to Glassdoor and Indeed tell these positions receive an average basic pay of $125,000. Daily rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's annual pay by 260 days. The daily salary is then derived by dividing the annual salary of $125,000 by 260 days = a daily rate of $480.
- Top management consulting firms start at $2,000 a day, with rates typically charged up to 40 hours per week.
For a fraction of this the Self-Assessment will make you a Disaster Recovery domain authority.
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role… In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'
For more than twenty years, The Art of Service's Self-Assessments empower people who can do just that - whether their title is marketer, entrepreneur, manager, salesperson, consultant, business process manager, executive assistant, IT Manager, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are people who watch the process as it happens, and ask the right questions to make the process work better.
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