Northern New Jersey Chapter of ARMA presents:
Business Continuity [Disaster Recovery] Planning
Speaker: Mark Elsenheimer, COMDISCO
Where: Woodbridge Hilton, Iselin, NJ
Exit 131A, Garden State Parkway
When: Tuesday, May 16, 2000
3:45 - 4:45 pm Open Board Meeting
5:00 - 5:30 pm Social
5:30 - 6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 - 7:00 pm Speaker
Speaker: Mark Elsenheimer
Technology Services Division
Woodcliff Lakes, New Jersey
Cost: $30.00 members / $35.00 all others and walk-ons. Cancellations not
received noon Friday, May 12, 2000, will be automatically billed.
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Reserve: * Mary Bogart (973) 597 - 6104
On - line: http://www.armannj.org
Special Guest : Paul J. Singleton
ARMA Region VII Director
Bringham Dana LLP, Boston
Abstract: The presentation will focus on the process of Business Continuity
Planning, specifically making reference to COMDISCO'S Seven-Stage Recovery
Methodology and Continuity Life Cycle models. Terminology will be defined
that is used in the creation of Business Continuity Plans, stressing the
importance of recovery being driven by business factors, not technology
factors. As time permits, an interactive tour of The ComPLETE Continuity
Resource, the industry's first CD-ROM based business continuity education
tool will be presented where dynamic graphics and interactive audio/video
reinforce the information presented.
Recovery statistics from the world leader in business continuity and
availability services will be presented as a reference point for the topic.
The presentation will also include numerous recovery "war stories" and
Our Speaker: Mark E. Elsenheimer has over fifteen years of information
systems experience and seven years of consulting experience to draw upon at
COMDISCO, Inc. He brings a variety of functional as well as consulting
experiences in the operation, design, implementation, strategic planning and
control reviews of information technology.
He has led projects teams in the development and testing of Business
Continuity (Disaster Recovery) Plans using COMDISCO's Lifecycle Methodology.
Plan development has most commonly been accomplished utilizing software
tools from COMDISCO's ComPLETE Continuity Planning SystemTM.
As a Senior Consultant with COMDISCO, Inc. he participated in project teams
to develop Business Impact Analysis (BIA) reports for a variety of clients
in the Financial, Chemical and Software businesses. In addition, he has
developed and tested recovery plans for mid-range systems, business recovery
and equity trading organizations.
Mark received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
GMI Engineering & Management Institute, Flint, MI.
CRM Workshop Group Tuesday, May 16, 2000 3:45 to 4:45 pm Woodbridge Hilton
There will be a CRM Workshop on Tuesday, May 16 from 3:45 to 4:45 pm at the
Woodbridge Hilton. This is just prior to the regular NNJ-ARMA Chapter
meeting on Business Continuity.
Contact Linda Snyder, CRM
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Barry J. Terenna
President, Northern New Jersey Chapter