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  2. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS Click on any subject to go directly to the page. About Nancy’s Virtual Office Are you Prepared? Have You Thought What About Natural About These Scenarios? Disasters? What is a Disaster Recovery Why a Disaster Recover Plan? Plan? What should a Disaster What About Backup of All Recovery Plan Include? Your Crucial Data? Do you need business What Are Other Pieces of the insurance for a home based Plan? business? Some Final Thoughts Resources August 6, 2010 Are you prepared? 2
  3. 3. ARE YOU PREPARED? When starting a business we concentrate on how to grow our business but do we think about what would happen if a disaster struck our home-based business? Do we want to? We may not want to but it is something that we need to do. Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 3
  4. 4. Accidental Deletion Drive Failure 43% of people lose Up to 13% of hard drives irreplaceable files every crash in their first year. year. Computer Virus Have you Theft There are more than 1 million viruses in thought Only 3 out of every circulation right now. about these 100 stolen laptops are ever recovered. scenarios? Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 4
  5. 5. WHAT ABOUT NATURAL DISASTERS? Thousands of home businesses are affected each year by: Floods Fires Tornados Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 5
  6. 6. WHAT IS A DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN? A detailed plan of what to do in the event of a disaster. Has vital information pertaining to your business. Helps you get your home business back up and operating as quickly as possible. Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 6
  7. 7.  WHY A DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN?   To protect your business, as your business is your livelihood.    For those viruses or crashes that catch you by surprise.    In the event your home is damaged your ability to conduct business is also directly affected.    Helps you focus by providing the necessary steps to get your business back in business.   Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 7
  8. 8. WHAT SHOULD A DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN INCLUDE? Administrative Insurance Banking Information Client List Information Information Company Client Names Name and Name and Name Contact Number of Number of Address Information Insurance Bank Email Company Safety Deposit Web Address Policy Number Number and Business Group Number Key Number or SIN PIN Numbers Vital Passwords Continued on next slide Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 8
  9. 9. WHAT SHOULD A DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN INCLUDE? CONTINUED Equipment Software Supply Inventory Computer Backup Inventory Inventory Description Complete List to Backup of all Files Version Serial Number Restock your This will be Registration Year Purchased Office discussed in the Number Original Cost Supply Companies next slide Passwords Name and Number Support Numbers Photos A COPY SHOULD BE MADE OF EVERYTHING MENTIONED SO FAR AND KEPT OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME; EITHER IN A SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX OR THE HOME OF A FAMILY OR FRIEND. Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 9
  10. 10. WHAT ABOUT THE BACKUP OF ALL YOUR CRUCIAL INFORMATION? Content Recordable Media External Hard Drive Online Backup Service Copy all files onto Copy all data onto an Quick, easy data recovery that CD/DVD/Tape. external drive. is completely secure. This is an important step if Another important step Works with most already your computer develops a but it is not effective if installed software. virus or crashes, but not if your hard drive is stolen Continuously backs up your your home is damaged, so it or destroyed. data without slowing down should not be your only your computer. form of backup. You need to research which company is best for you. August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 10
  11. 11. WHAT ARE OTHER PIECES OF THE PLAN? Temporary Office Location Name of hotel or family member/friend that can provide computer access. Backup Support for Running of Your Business Name and contact information for your “buddy”. Include a procedure manual for him/her. Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 11
  12. 12. DO YOU NEED BUSINESS INSURANCE FOR A HOME BASED BUSINESS? 39% of home-based businesses do not have proper insurance. With some insurance companies, if they are not aware of a home-based business and something happens – your house insurance may become null and void. You need to research the right insurance company for your needs. It is highly recommended that you include business insurance to cover emergency compensation, equipment and supplies to quickly get your business up and running. Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 12
  13. 13. SOME FINAL THOUGHTS If something happened today, would you be able to Do Not Let This Be You get your business back up and running quickly?        Would others know how to contact your clients if something happened to you?        A Disaster Recovery Plan is essential for your home- based business. Start working on your plan today! WWW.CSOONLINE.COM/ARTICLE/204450/BUSINESS_CONTINUITY_AND_DISASTER _RECOVERY_PLANNING_THE_BASICS WWW.DISASTERRECOVERYWORLD.COM/ Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 13
  14. 14. RESOURCES Content Offsite Backup Carbonite Storage Pipe Insurance Government of Canada Insurance Bureau of Canada Home-Based Businesses Laurie Matechuk Denise Jeffrey Home Office Recovery Plan Patty Gale & Diana Ennen office_recovery August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 14
  15. 15. Innovative  Creative  Supportive Basic Bookkeeping About Nancy’s Virtual Office Web Page Data Base Design Management Box 492 4623 – 50th Avenue Alix, AB T0C 0B0 Support Strategic Desktop 403.598.4701 Support Provided Publishing Skype: virtualnancy2 Event Research Planning Marketing Content August 6, 2010 Are You Prepared? 15
  16. 16. Innovative  Creative  Supportive Thank you for taking the time to review my presentation. I believe a Disaster Recovery Plan is an essential part of any Business Plan and remember August 6, 2010 Are you prepared? 16