Get the MessageIn Chicago, XYZ Co.\u2019s disaster recovery manager gets an alert from the USGS ShakeCast service on her beeper warning of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake south of San Francisco. The company has three facilities and two vendors in the area.Check the MapThe manager retrieves a ShakeMap and then uses a corporate application to merge the ShakeMap with a map from the company\u2019s facilities management system. Colors indicate the severity of shaking near XYZ Co. and vendor sites. Request Damage ReportsE-mail and pager messages are sent automatically to facility managers and suppliers requesting damage reports. The disaster recovery team assesses reported damage and options for maintaining the supply chain.Launch Disaster Recovery PlanE-mail notifications are sent according to preprogrammed business rules.TO: Minneapolis call centerRE: San Mateo call center likely damaged. Prepare for more call volume.TO: San Jose suppliersRE: Roads to Belmont closed. Wait for shipping instructions.TO: Oklahoma distributionRE: Belmont manufacturing and warehouse mildly damaged. Conference call in four hours.TO: New York data centerRE: Santa Clara data center likely damaged. Prepare for more volume.TO: Vacationing CEORE: Quake hit three of five San Francisco sites. Recovery protocols in play. Updates to come.