One topic I will continue to pound and pound away about is disaster recovery. You MUST be prepared.
NFIB gives several useful tips for ensuring your business is prepared in the event of a disaster and writes Many disasters can befall a small business, but few are worse than losing vital business information. Imagine losing your entire customer list, your accounts receivable data or your inventory records. You could spend weeks≠≠ññeven monthsññreconstructing this data. In a worst-case scenario, you might not be able to reconstruct it at all.
In today’s highly-computerized business world, many firms are exposed to the sudden loss of information. Natural disasters, computer viruses, mechanical failures and electronic crime can all result in catastrophic data loss. No matter how hard you try, you can’t prevent disasters from occurring. But you can take forceful steps to safeguard your data, and ensure that you can retrieve and restore your computer records should you suffer a loss.
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