September 11, 2001 changed the world of disaster recovery forever. As a consultant, I have helped numerous firms prepare disaster recovery plans. For years, my viewpoint was limited to that of an outsider involved in preparation only. The events of 9/11 altered that viewpoint drastically.
The World Trade Center disaster served as a reminder that the true purpose of disaster recovery plans is not to satisfy corporate or government auditors; they are developed to prepare us for actual times of