Dennis Lenard, CBCP, MBCI, PMP, Lenard Consulting



BIO - Dennis Lenard is a consultant specializing in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. With over 35 years of experience in industry, he offers expertise in the areas of business continuity and risk, IT disaster recovery, project management, IT security operations and IT Management. In his consultancy he has aided clients with analysis, creation, and exercise of their Crisis Management teams, Business Continuity environments, and Disaster Recovery programs and environments. He had managed a security operations group in a major global company for 7 years, and has extensive experience with setting up DR programs that work, as well as live exercises. Mr. Lenard’s background includes experience as a senior management professional with a proven track record of providing teams and projects with direction, process, and automation to maximize efficiency, improve service levels, and gain cost reductions via transformation and re-engineering.

He is an active member of DRIE Ottawa and the PMI Ottawa Valley Outaouais Chapters.

Presentation  Title - DR 101 or the Basics of a DR Program

Synopsis - The presentation will cover the basic facets of a DR program. Although there are many styles of established DR programs, they all have the same basic structure. 

Key Points that an Attendee will take away from Dennis' presentation:

  • What is a DR Program
  • Establishing Requirements, Policy, and Program
  • Relationship with other BCM programs
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Plans and Requirements
  • Overall timeline, Project into Operation
  • Evergreen the Program
  • Bench-marking and Audit

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