Expecting the Unexpected Part of the Unexpected



...the most seasoned managers would not believe possible, we’re convinced that one of the most important keys to survival is expecting the unexpected part of a catastrophe.

Although most firms accept the need to pay insurance premiums, they too often rate their coverage on its cost rather than by taking the claims perspective of how the policy would actually perform in the event of a loss.

The most important part of establishing a comprehensive disaster recovery program should be adopting the philosophy that you can best protect your firm not just by assuming that you’re covered, but by digging deeper into potential problems and exposures and by expecting the unexpected part of the unexpected. For a better idea of what the unexpected can entail, here are some examples of actual disaster experiences with which some companies around the world have had to deal.

Some Actual Catastrophes