IRS Disaster Recovery Plan
“IRS Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)” Please respond to the following:
- From the first e-Activity, select one portion of the IRS disaster recovery plan that you found interesting. Explain why this portion was interesting to you, and determine whether or not you believe this portion is critical to the overall contingency planning efforts of the agency. Provide a rationale to support your answer.
- Determine whether or not you believe the IRS DRP would be comparable to that of large enterprises in the private sector (e.g., ConocoPhillips, General Motors, etc.), and explain whether or not you consider this to be the case.
“Hurricane Sandy DR Adaptation” Please respond to the following:
- From the second e-Activity, determine whether or not you believe the ability to dynamically adapt to the extreme conditions was crucial for disaster response personnel when faced with the challenges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Use examples to support your answer.
- Explain how dynamic disaster plans can be created and tested. Determine whether or not you think these plans have the ability to be truly dynamic and assist personnel when amidst a disaster situation.