Continuity Central: Murphy’s Three Laws of Business Continuity

When I talk to people about what we do in our profession, rather than bore them with the textbook definition of business continuity instead I often refer to Murphy’s Law. I think you can communicate the concept of risk management in business continuity quite simply by describing what I think of as Murphy’s Three Laws of Business Continuity.

Murphy’s First Law is generally well known and accepted:

“If it can go wrong, it will go wrong.”

Murphy’s First Law reminds us of the importance of risk assessment and the value of investment in risk prevention.

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Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.