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Four Ways Pandemic BC/DR Planning Helped Us Get Back to Basics

Posted March 17, 2021 by in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

If your business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) plan was mature enough before 2020, you had probably found a good cadence of maintenance updates. Reviewing, updating, and refining your BC/DR plan to be ready for action likely included closing some gaps from exercises and plan testing, updating roles and responsibilities due to employee changes, and  […]

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Are Critical Communications Part of Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

Posted December 2, 2020 by in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

This year has proved to be stressful and challenging for most businesses, and Mail-Gard is no exception. When the COVID-19 pandemic began this spring, we had the challenge of protecting our employees and finding ways to safely work together while also supporting our clients with their own challenges caused by COVID-19. We’ve all discovered a  […]

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Pandemic Lessons for Disaster Recovery Plans

Posted August 12, 2020 by in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

It’s hard to believe that more than six months have passed since we had our first COVID-19 preparedness meeting. Clients began reaching out to Mail-Gard about their disaster recovery plans in late February after officials from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes  […]

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Disaster Recovery Tabletop Exercises Help Close Gaps Before a Disaster

Posted November 15, 2019 by in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

From a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) perspective, one of the most effective means of ensuring a strong, actionable plan is to regularly conduct tabletop exercise scenarios for business continuity. A tabletop test, business continuity planning (BCP) test, or disaster recovery tabletop exercise is a scheduled event …

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DRJ Fall 2019: Disaster Recovery Resiliency in an Uncertain World

Posted September 11, 2019 by in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

As a long-time member of the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) industry, Mail-Gard finds great value and an important sense of community among our BC/DR peers. One of those valuable partnerships is with the team at Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ), and we have a long history of exhibiting at their biannual conferences […]

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As Three Executives Receive Promotions, We’re Wishing a Fond Farewell to Our Long-Time President & CFO

Posted July 23, 2019 by in Announcements, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Change is a constant at IWCO Direct. Today, we proudly announced three well-deserved promotions within our leadership team, and also announced Joe Morrison has retired as president and CFO. Joe will be sorely missed. First, let’s review the exciting news. Jake Hertel, who has been vice president of finance since 2012, has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO [...]

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America’s Most Common Natural Disasters Don’t Need to Stop Your Print and Mail Operations

Posted May 1, 2019 by in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Spring has finally arrived and we are quickly turning towards summer. The news stories have already begun regarding the approach of hurricane season and how to get ready for another wild summer of extreme weather. Of course, depending on where you live and work, hurricane season may translate into tornado season for the Midwest or  […]

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