Published: 30 July 2008
Analyst(s): Richard Jones
Why do IT organizations still report that more than three-quarters do not have confidence in their business continuity plans or not have any plans at all when the business continuity planning (BCP) market is replete with books, consultants, and professionals? A well-built business impact analysis (BIA) forms the keystone of a business continuity solution and offers facts to support a broad range of business decisions. In this Data Center Strategies Methodologies and Best Practices document, Service Director Richard Jones outlines the best approaches to building and maintaining an effective BIA.
Introduction and Scope
Building an Effective Team
Business Impact Analysis Principles
The Business Impact Analysis
Keeping the BIA Alive
The BIA Beyond Business Continuity Planning
Sample BIA Survey
Related Research and Recommended Reading
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