Every organization is at risk from potential disasters that include: A BCP contains a governance structure often in the form of a committee that will ensure senior management commitments and define senior management roles and responsibilities.
The BCP senior management committee is responsible for the oversight, initiation, planning, approval, testing and audit of the BCP.
The purpose of the BIA is to identify the organization's mandate and critical services or products; rank the order of priority of services or products for continuous delivery or rapid recovery; and identify internal and external impacts of disruptions.
This step determines what goods or services it must be delivered.
The lessons learned include: Continuous Service Delivery Assurance (CSDA) is a commitment to continuous delivery of critical services that avoids immediate severe disruption to an organization.
A BCP includes both risk evaluation, management and control and effective plans, measures and arrangements for business continuity.
Critical services or products are those that must be delivered to ensure survival, avoid causing injury, and meet legal or other obligations of an organization.
Business Continuity Planning is a proactive planning process that ensures critical services or products are delivered during a disruption.
Include the relevant Business Continuity Planning Templates and discuss the long term planning for your organization.
This publication provides a summary and general guidelines for business continuity planning (BCP).