Continuity

Creating an Effective Business Continuity Plan

In this day and age, when many companies house much of their critical information and infrastructure online, it’s imperative to plan ahead. What would you and your company do in the event of an emergency or sabotage? MIND AND I / Shutterstock.com A business continuity plan can help get your company on the same page …

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What is a Business Continuity Plan and Do You Need One?

A big part of planning for small business success is a business continuity plan. This is the fallback position your business has when a natural disaster, power outage, or any one of a number of mishaps threatens your company’s ability to function. Part of the initial planning for one of these important documents starts with …

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Have a Business Continuity Plan Before a Disaster Hits

If a disaster such as a fire, flood or communication breakdown were to occur, many businesses would lose profits, damage their reputation or even be forced to close. A well-thought-out business continuity plan can help prevent this kind of extensive damage from happening. Having a company-wide plan in case of an emergency is essential, especially …

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Getting Started with Continuity Ecommerce, Part 2: Steps to Success

Continuity ecommerce offers convenience to customers while generating substantial returns to merchants. An example is dog food, which can generate high-margin revenue for pet supply companies when sold in a continuity program. Continuity ecommerce is analogous to subscriptions on steroids as it generates recurring revenue via a combination of connected devices and auto-ship functionality. In …

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Getting Started with Continuity Ecommerce, Part 1: Approaches, Expectations

Ecommerce companies that sell products on subscription and then automatically ship them are often highly successful and highly valued. Plated, an auto-ship meal delivery service, was purchased by Albertson’s for $200 million. Continuity ecommerce combines recurring revenue, connected devices, and auto-ship functionality. It’s subscriptions on steroids, and it’s becoming big business. In this article, I’ll …

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How did the managed service provider industry successfully hijack the term ‘business continuity’?

Details Published: Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:07 Alex Janković claims that some managed service providers have successfully managed to equate business continuity with IT disaster recovery, resulting, at best, in confusion among those new to the profession and, at worse, the development of business continuity plans that are not fit for purpose. There is …

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