Today we update our scan of best practice literature for disaster avoidance, disaster management and disaster recovery. We side-step the over-arching topic of the COVID-19 disaster because leading practice discovery and promulgation is well covered elsewhere in real time.
Disaster is Big Business in the education industry and others. The US Economic Development Administration tracks its growth (CLICK HERE).
The disaster “domain” is characterized by niche vertical incumbents that have secured a silo of stakeholders that support a business model that has generally proven successful.
You cannot avoid many disasters but you can prepare for them.
We start with consensus products of ANSI-accredited standards setting organizations and, time-permitting will review the current state of legislative proposals which fill the risk exposure gaps that standard setting organizations cannot.
A small sample of the less familiar standards setting organizations in the disaster domain are listed below:
…as well as the familiar incumbents — NFPA, IEEE, ICC, etc. All of the foregoing non-profits have extensive disaster bibliographies.
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