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Reducing the impact of the unexpected

The Antidote

ISSN: 1363-8483

Article publication date: 1 August 1999

Abstract

Discusses that the difference between disaster recovery and business continuity management is mostly one of scope and the disaster recovery end of the spectrum is characterized by a focus on technology‐based problems (e.g. computing), triggered by external factors (natural disasters, bombs, etc.). Employs a Figure highlighting planning for business continuity in context. Stresses disaster recovery is concerned with getting back online following a crisis but that it is important people do not become complacent because of knowledge of a plan of recovery.

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Kippenberger, T. (1999), "Reducing the impact of the unexpected", The Antidote, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp. 28-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000006698

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MCB UP Ltd

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