Disaster Recovery Toolkit

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Be accountable for developing and managing the overall Disaster Recovery plan and capacity of IT systems and infrastructure; ensure the continual functioning of mission critical operations and mitigate the risk of negatively impacting the stability of thE Business environment.

More Uses of the Disaster Recovery Toolkit:

  • Confirm your business ensures that the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans remain up do date by reviewing the plans periodically and re confirming standards and agreements with Technology and Department stakeholders.

  • Develop and interpret organizational IT goals, policies, and procedures taking into account System Requirements, Disaster Recovery and Data Security.

  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and Disaster Recovery.

  • Warrant that your design develops Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity awareness materials to keep organization personnel aware and informed of roles in the event a disaster is declared.

  • Ensure your venture performs analysis of documented Disaster Recovery strategies to actual recovery scenarios, identifies gaps and tracks remediation accordingly.

  • Oversee, operationalize, and automate thE Business Continuity Program, and work in collaboration with the Technology Teams to ensure that the Disaster Recovery Program adequately supports thE Business continuity requirements of your organization.

  • Collaborate with information technology staff to design and implement Disaster Recovery plan for operating systems, databases, networks, servers, and Software Applications with an emphasis on security.

  • Make sure that your project complies; audits are regulatory in nature and are focused on Cybersecurity, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, IT General Controls, and end to end SOX controls testing.

  • Contribute to the development of strategy and lead on the formulation and implementation of policy in areas as security, infrastructure maintenance, and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity.

  • Provide ongoing feedback for Risk Management, mitigation, and prevention and represent Disaster Recovery cost requirements for networking in the annual budgeting process.

  • Be certain that your strategy performs yearly review of Production Control, Data Center, Disaster Recovery, monitoring and Service Management procedures, emphasizing on Compliance Requirements.

  • Be accountable for working in conjunction with the Disaster Recovery program to identify opportunities to improve recovery solutions and arrangements with a focus on ensuring that Business Requirements are mapped to Disaster Recovery solutions.

  • Support the management and monitoring of numerous cloud hosted features and services and maintain backups and Disaster Recovery of resources.

  • Develop individual system and site Disaster Recovery solutions to address hybrid and fully cloud hosted applications to minimize customer (internal and external) down time.

  • Direct: coordination of ongoing review sessions with Key Stakeholders and overall program monitoring to ensure all Policies And Standards are maintained appropriately.

  • Establish that your planning serves as a credible expert advisor to executives on the appropriateness of current and future technologies based on the highest level of TCO, ROI, and strategic value to thE Business.

  • Manage work with the IT technical staff to ensure that Disaster Recovery and resilience solutions are adequate, in place, maintained, and tested as part of the regular operational life cycle.

  • Audit: review, recommend and oversee all vendors and Managed Service agreements for computing, telecommunications, IT Services, software and equipment.

  • Develop, lead and execute operational preparation focused on Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning that proactively maintains all Call Center activities and client/member care in the event of business disruption.

  • Liaise with the Emergency Preparedness Committee and business services lines to validate security practices for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery teams.

  • Provide coordination, reporting and record Maintenance Support related to the testing of new Disaster Recovery solutions on premise and in the cloud.

  • Develop and oversee effectivE Business continuity and Disaster Recovery Policies And Standards to align with enterprise Business Continuity Management Program.

  • Arrange that your organization complies; monitors compliance of Cyber Resiliency controls in alignment with the EnterprisE Business Resilience and Disaster Recovery Risk Management Policy.

  • Direct: work involve performing work in several staff services functions as accounting, budgeting, purchasing, training, Records management, and Property Management.

  • Ensure your corporation complies; designs and implements action plans for policy creation and governance, System Hardening, monitoring, Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, and emerging Cybersecurity threats.

  • Develop: regulatory audits focused on Cybersecurity, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, it general controls, and end to end SOX controls testing.

  • Establish that your design keeps abreast of industry related Disaster Recovery processes and evaluating the effectiveness of implementing changes to existing practices.

  • Provide oversight to Change Management strategies and tactics and communication planning and execution that drive the delivery of timely and relevant communication.

  • Develop an annual budget, goals, and objectives, evaluate the legacy platforms, determine future direction and initiatives of your organization.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Disaster Recovery Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Disaster Recovery related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Disaster Recovery specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Disaster Recovery Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Disaster Recovery improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What are your operating costs?

  2. How will you measure the results?

  3. What is your BATNA (best alternative to a negotiated agreement)?

  4. How do you deal with Disaster Recovery risk?

  5. Which Disaster Recovery goals are the most important?

  6. What kind of crime could a potential new hire have committed that would not only not disqualify him/her from being hired by your organization, but would actually indicate that he/she might be a particularly good fit?

  7. What qualifications are needed?

  8. What potential megatrends could make your business model obsolete?

  9. What is the Disaster Recovery problem definition? What do you need to resolve?

  10. How would you define Disaster Recovery leadership?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Disaster Recovery book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Disaster Recovery self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Disaster Recovery Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Disaster Recovery areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • 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:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Disaster Recovery projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Disaster Recovery Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Disaster Recovery project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Disaster Recovery project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Disaster Recovery Project Team have enough people to execute the Disaster Recovery Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Disaster Recovery Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Disaster Recovery Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Disaster Recovery project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Disaster Recovery project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Disaster Recovery project with this in-depth Disaster Recovery Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit 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 put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

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?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Disaster Recovery investments work better.

This Disaster Recovery All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.