The Mission Critical Team, approximately 250 senior Department employees with a range of experience and subject-matter expertise, is a vital component of the Department's continuity of operations
It urges private-sector business planners to expand on traditional notions of continuity of operations
, because a pandemic is likely to test the limits of their current contingency plans.
In the first 90 days of continuity of operations
plan activation due to the outset of an influenza pandemic, the tactical objectives will be to have the capacity to perform all mission-essential functions, as should be currently defined in each courts' continuity of operations
plans and have the capacity to address all emergency matters and cases generated due to issues associated with the quarantine and isolation of individuals and other public health-related cases brought by public health officials.
For example, one of our Web-enabled tools, the "DON Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Program" course, includes information on continuity of operations
planning within a comprehensive discussion of what constitutes effective CIP posture.
Based on the success of the first two efforts, the FHWA bridge office initiated a conference in July 2004 on military deployment and continuity of operations
plans, and another in September highlighting freight and border security.
One of the more curious convergences to come out of the renewed interest in business continuity planning--at least in the federal government--is the use of telework arrangements to support agency continuity of operations
As a result of its investigations, OIG made the following recommendations: correct long-standing financial management problems; strengthen information technology (IT) security; improve internal controls; improve contract monitoring; balance compliance monitoring and technical assistance; work to remove federal student-aid programs from the Government Accounting Office high-risk list; pursue appropriate electronic government initiatives; improve strategic management of human capital; improve and test continuity of operations
plans; improve management of IT assets; and obtain reliable performance data and improve performance measures.
Augmenting these capabilities are special-purpose, point-to-point circuits for continuity of operations
The Continuity of Operations
Plan has been executed amid fears al-Qaeda may get hold of a portable nuclear weapon.
Comprehensive Y2K tests have been done at the refinery since May 1999 to assure continuity of operations
, personnel safety, environmental protection and product quality.
We are working closely with our customer to ensure continuity of operations
, and anticipate promptly resuming work with no material impact from this incident.
PS Communications will operate as a branch of InVision and will retain its offices in Burlingame, CA in order to ensure complete continuity of operations