Yes, no and maybe. It depends on what you think “plans” are.
If having documentation in place which prescribes things to do – and looks a bit like the FROM column below – constitutes a “plan” – then NO.
If having arrangements in place which will support you to assess impact, make informed decisions and implement those decisions effectively – and looks a bit like the TO column below – constitutes a “plan” – then YES.
Why did I answer “NO”?
Because we rely on an agile approach to business continuity.
John Salter - owner of John Salter Consulting Services - specialising in the facilitation of risk-based capability reviews; needs-based training; business continuity planning; crisis management exercises; and organisational debriefing. Recognised for “preventing disasters, or where that is not possible, reducing the potential for harm” Ref: Barrister H Selby, Inquest Handbook, 1998.
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