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Business continuity doesn’t just happen in the wake of major disruption and throwing technology at your employees won’t necessarily help them work any better. Business Continuity Planning is fundamentally about educating people to work in unusual circumstances. By their very definition, these plans are unlikely to be used regularly, but with the right Change Management strategy, this should not impact on the quality of work.

Using a combination of specially configured devices or software and bespoke training materials easily available to the relevant staff, your organisation can hit the ground running when disruption hits. Like any plan, it must be clearly communicated and well practiced in order to succeed.