The OGO Blog

How does a Pandemic impact a Hurricane Business Continuity Plan?

Credit union business continuity planning has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has changed the way we need to look at all our business continuity plans. Since the hurricane season for 2020 officially starts on June 1st and ends on November 30th, let’s consider the impact of the current pandemic. Most credit unions…

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“Probably” Is the Enemy of BCP

How many times have you heard, “IT probably has that documented” or “the snowplow company will probably do it”? We’re guessing you’ve heard it a lot more than you should have… probably.

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What Does a Credit Union Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Cost?

One thing is for certain: your credit union needs a business continuity plan (BCP). But how much will it cost? And what contributes to that cost? Whether you’re trying to figure out your 2020 budget, or just trying to satisfy NCUA requirements, it’s best to have all the information. So, read on to learn what…

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Preparing your Credit Union for a Hurricane

Hurricane season is upon us. After a nightmarish 2017 hurricane season featuring monster storms such as Harvey, Irma, and Maria, many in the U.S. are hoping for a quieter year. However, if we learned anything from these superstorms, we have learned that we need to be prepared and have a plan in place in case…

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Insiders Guide To Credit Union Managed Disaster Recovery (DRaaS)

We are continuing our series on the components of building your Credit Union cloud with today’s post on Credit Union managed disaster recovery (DRaaS).  In our first post on this topic, “5 Steps To Build Your Credit Union Cloud” we outlined a very deliberate and strategic path to move your Credit Union to the cloud. We explained how…

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Before, During & After A Hurricane – Ensuring Your Credit Union Is Prepared!

Tis the season… Hurricane season that is. Have you reviewed your Credit Union’s hurricane disaster recovery plan? Credit Union hurricane planning is important! Even though the hurricane season spans from June through November the three peak months are August, September and October. It’s during these three months that a large majority of tropical storms, hurricanes…

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Know Who To Call AFTER You Dial 911 – Credit Union Crisis Communications

Credit Union Crisis Communications Communication is the key in any relationship or situation. Being open and honest and upfront speaks volumes.The more time you spend preparing, the less time it takes to provide a quick response. Roles and responsibilities should be setup ahead of time though you won’t have all of the particulars defined. Templates…

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