(Past Event)

IT Service Continuity: Ensuring Resilience

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"Business continuity planning is incomplete without adequately considering and protecting ICT availability and continuity".
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IT Service Continuity is a subset of Business Continuity Planning and encompasses IT Disaster Recovery Planning and wider IT resilience planning. 

Inadequate contingency planning is regarded as a risk to the business and is often overlooked until it's too late. However, securing senior level 'buy-in' for something that may potentially never be used is a tough challenge.  IT executives report greater understanding of business continuity issues, and an increased awareness of risk management has brought about more interest in business continuity.

Output

Summary

ICT hardware and software infrastructures are becoming ever more complex. So when it comes to supporting business continuity where do you start?  What challenges will you face and what will you have to plan for? 

Objectives

Compare and contrast approaches that support ITSCM best practice.

Who should attend

IT professionals with a key interest in IT Service Continuity Management, implementation, delivery and testing.

Agenda

  • IT Service Continuity Management (ITSCM)
    • Business impact analysis
    • IT risk assessment and prioritisation
    • Risk reduction: approaches to prevention
    • Planning, audit/testing and validation
    • DR - lessons learned
    • Culture - embedding ITSCM
  • Interdependencies: release, change, incident & problem management
  • Service Management of outsourced providers
  • Testing Strategies
  • IT DR Tools
  • Backup and Restore Strategies
  • DR in Cloud Based Environments
Unparalleled Learning

Members Include

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johnlewis
mcdonalds
united biscuits
travis perkins
southwestwater
rexam
landregistry
HMRC
gchq
eon
dhl
EnvironmentAgency
BalfourBeatty
coop
BAE
aviva
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