DEAR Group consultants have over 20 years and 100,000 hours of experience, successfully delivering projects on time and within budget. DEAR Group consultants don’t just manage projects, they lead them. From small, individual initiatives, to large Program Management Offices, overseeing dozens of interrelated projects, we’ve done it all. We have broad experience across many industries, encompassing both technical and non-technical projects.
Business Continuity Planning
The DEAR Group has worked with many companies to design, develop and test their Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans. We use a proven methodology based on the Disaster Recovery Institute International’s Body of Knowledge that includes Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Technology Dependency Mapping (TDM), Response and Recovery teams, and documented and tested processes and procedures, in both regulated and non-regulated industries.
The DEAR Group offers a vast range of experience across many industries. We have experience with public utilities, banking, pharmaceuticals, health care, telecommunications, electronics, higher education, hotels and casinos.
Most recently we have been engaged to lead numerous Smart Grid / Smart Meter projects for several large, local public utilities. The projects include Head End implementation, outage detection middleware development, remote connect/disconnect deployment, MPLS and network connectivity to over 400 substations, network Disaster Recovery, development of an operational support model and NERC CIP V5 compliance.