Location: Tech Data Corporation, 16202 Bay Vista Dr, Clearwater, FL
Date/Time: August 29, 2018 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Topic: IT Recovery
Our August program is all about Information Technology and this month's presentation will pull back the curtain on what can be a very mysterious and confusing department in your organization.
We'll take a layperson's tour through the department and its role in the organization. You'll gain valuable insights into how the Information Technology department can be an essential partner in your business continuity program and can bring critical information and expertise to it. You'll also be given tips to ensure IT recovery exercises are effective tools to measure the resiliency of your organization.
Dennis Reid will be this month's presenter. Mr. Reid is a senior consultant with Elliot Consulting and brings over four decades of IT experience with deep background building world-class, business-focused IT departments and leading departmental turnarounds. Dennis couples his IT experience with three decades of experience in business continuity. He has built numerous business continuity/disaster recovery/crisis management programs for corporations in the banking, manufacturing, computer services, and publishing industries. Mr. Reid has developed and managed numerous full-scale disaster recovery exercises and has developed and facilitated dozens of tabletop exercises for IT departments to test their technical resiliency and recovery capabilities and for business departments to exercise their business continuity plans. Mr. Reid is a technical expert in implementing highly effective business continuity/disaster recovery/crisis management plans that increase organizational resiliency for the enterprise.
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