Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Business Continuity articles below.
IT and data rooms are usually access controlled, so a reliable fire suppression option is to install an automatic fire protection system that can be deployed instantly.
With this year's Super Bowl around the corner, power protection at Houston's NRG Stadium is most certainly on the preparation list for its facility management team.
A recent survey by Fonality found that nearly half of businesses don't have the business communication tools employees need to stay productive when the office is closed.
When disaster hits a facility, it can be devastating, but with intensive planning an organization can get back on its feet.
Diesel Technology Forum promotes emergency power awareness in conjunction with National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (March 2-8, 2014).
Would you be able to assist or suggest various steps/guidelines to follow in making a good and practical business continuity plan?
In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be done.
The disaster plans of many international organizations and businesses have been put to the test by recent world events and some were found lacking, according to risk management experts.
ASIS International and BSI have released a joint American National Standard, Business Continuity Management Systems: Requirements with Guidance for Use (ANSI/ASIS/BSI BCM.1-2010).
Emerson Network Power offers a list of "Best Practices to Avoid Data Center Failure by Human Error."
FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.