APPENDIX DThe Business Continuity Team

Once continuity strategies are developed, people are needed to enact and carry out the procedures that are detailed in the plan documents. A predefined business continuity team’s purpose is to manage resources with a goal of continuing or resuming operations following a disaster. People and their skills, equipment, supplies, physical space, information, financial resources, and supply chain links must be coordinated and focused on the goals and objectives of the business continuity plan.

To quote the late W. Alton Jones, the oil executive responsible for completing oil pipelines from Texas to the East Coast, “The man who gets the most satisfactory results is not always the man with the most brilliant single ...

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