Continuity of Operations: Selected Agencies Could Improve Planning for Use of Alternate Facilities and Telework During Disruptions

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DIANE Publishing, Oct 1, 2006 - 67 pages
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Page 7 - We are sending copies of this report to the appropriate congressional committees; the Secretary of Defense...
Page 1 - ... copyrighted images or other material, permission from the copyright holder may be necessary if you wish to reproduce this material separately.
Page 11 - FBMA, as executive agent for COOP, responsible for formulating guidance for agencies to use in developing viable plans; coordinating interagency exercises and facilitating interagency coordination, as appropriate; and overseeing and assessing the status of COOP capabilities across the executive branch. According to FEMA officials.
Page 28 - ... the past decade in both the public and private sectors as a human capital flexibility that offers a variety of potential benefits to employers, employees, and society. In a 2003 report to Congress on the status of telework in the federal government, the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) described telework as "an invaluable management tool which not only allows employees greater flexibility to balance their personal and professional duties, but also allows both management and...
Page 11 - FPC 65 is guidance to the federal executive branch for use in developing viable and executable contingency plans that facilitate the performance of essential functions during any emergency. Specifically, the guidance established the identification of essential functions as the basis for COOP planning; defined essential functions as those that enable agencies to provide vital services, exercise civil authority, maintain safety, and sustain the economy during an emergency, defined...
Page 57 - ... agencies are prepared for a disruption in essential functions while the current effort to identify essential functions and develop new guidance Is ongoing; develop and implement procedures that verify the agency-reported data used in oversight of agency continuity of operations planning; and develop, in consultation with OPM, guidance on the steps that agencies should take to adequately prepare for the use of telework during a COOP event. In commenting on our...
Page 10 - Federal operations and facilities have been disrupted by a range of events, including the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001; the Oklahoma City bombing; localized shutdowns due to severe weather conditions, such as the closure of federal offices in...
Page 62 - Department of Energy Department of Health and Human Services Department of Housing and Urban Development Department of Justice Department of Labor Department of State Department of the Interior Department of the Treasury Department of Transportation Department of Veterans Affairs...
Page 57 - We also recommended that the Secretary of Homeland Security direct the Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response to...

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