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DR plans must address the human factor

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How does your organization's disaster recovery plan address the "human factor"? Do you agree with Mike Talon that not addressing the human factor in a DR plan will lead to the plan's failure? Share your comments about incorporating the human factor into your DR plan, as discussed in the Sept. 2 Disaster Recovery e-newsletter.

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DR plans must address the human factor

by blamarlynn In reply to DR plans must address the ...

Yes I agree that companies must take the human factor in consideration for their DR plan. It is of the utmost importance.

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Include HR in DR Planning

by mark In reply to DR plans must address the ...

The human factor is exactly why I always include the Human Resources department in all DR planning sessions. Typically, following a disaster, the staff is working long, frantic hours. Having HR involved can help provide support to the staff as they are are implementing the plan.

Also, in the event of a major community-wide disaster, HR can communicate with employees and provide additional assistance to families, etc.

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Disaster Recovery - DR

by ashed13 In reply to DR plans must address the ...

Hope managers in Australia read and understand this article about DR and get
a piece of mind when things go wrong.

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human side?

by griss In reply to Disaster Recovery - DR

are there actually planners out there still that don't know about accounting for the human side?

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Absolutely

by MikeTalonNYC In reply to human side?

Many clients I have worked with have forgotten things like, if a blackout hits your datacenter, which is in your building, none of your end-users are going to be able to use thier terminals to access anything, even if you bring up the systems in another building.

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