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Tuesday, 11 October 2011 19:22

Didn’t Do a BIA?


If your organization has started down the path of building a business continuity program, no doubt your team is also trying to save on the cost of time, people, and resources while performing that task. To achieve both tasks, some executives have taken the approach of using only a few resources to push a business continuity and disaster recovery plan writing campaign. This campaign produces quick success by outlining some procedures they envision that will absolutely secure successful business operations recovery in case of a disruptive incident. Notice I said “plan writing” campaign and not a systematic planning methodology. Then, when the leaders feel the plan is complete that item can be “checked off” the proverbial to-do list as done. You cannot write a good and viable plan unless you have defined the goal of your plan. A plan