Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea.
—JAMES B. CONANT
What are your personal vital records? Are they your car title, your home’s deed, a marriage license, or even a divorce decree? Whatever they are, you spend a lot of time and effort to be sure they are safe because you know they may be difficult and time consuming to re-create later. The same holds true for your company’s business records. They need a well-thought-out emergency management program if they are to be there when you need them.
Throughout this chapter, the references to documents and records apply to information stored on any media, including paper, magnetic, optic, or microfilm. ...