I won’t pretend to know much about theater. It’s just not my specialty. And yet, here I am, trying to explain credit union disaster recovery tabletop exercises by making a theater analogy.
Long Before the Show: Rehearsal
In theater, your goal is to be ready for something: opening night. But you can’t just walk onto the stage in front of a packed house and magically deliver your lines. You don’t know where to stand or when to come in. No, there’s a lot of groundwork to put in first.
For this analogy, let’s just say most of the right ingredients are in place: