The business context of recovery planning
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Business continuity is all about strategy and resiliency, and a solid disaster recovery plan is more than a high-level paper exercise. This questionnaire helps to investigate requirements for a disaster recovery plan, looks at Business Continuity Management opportunities and risks, and asks about complex and ambiguous situations.
- The Chief Operations Officer who needs to assure processes work without interruptions.
- Their CIO who is preparing for anything but regular operations.
- The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) who is assigned the task to handle business continuity.
- The auditor who is checking for certain ISO standards.
- The chief strategy who is concerned about potential business risks.
the current state of your business
what is happening to your business and how can you manage it?
how do you recover from an event or a disaster?
why are some businesses more resilient than others?
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Q. How is the organization able to deal with complexity and ambiguity?
- We can handle simple changes
- We can handle many changes; this is part of the organizational culture
Q. Is your Business Resilience tested/structured?
- We test Business Resilience periodically within ad hoc projects
- We have a formalized periodic Business Resilience test cycle
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