Technology Disaster Recovery Planning (CCI)

Type: 
Best Practice
Approved by GFOA's Executive Board: 
January 2010
Recommendation: 

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recommends that every government formally establish written policies and procedures for minimizing disruptions resulting from failures in computers or other advanced technologies following a disaster. These written policies and procedures should be evaluated annually and updated periodically, no less than once every three years. At a minimum, a government’s policies and procedures for computer disaster recovery should do all of the following: