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BCM Program Communications: What to Report to the Board of Directors and Executive Management

Published: 07 February 2013

ID: G00238902

Analyst(s): Roberta Witty


As transparency, resiliency and sustainability become common talking points in boardrooms, BCM professionals must know what they should report and why. Use these best practices for reporting to the board of directors and executive management to obtain new or continued support for the program.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Define the Main Message Each Time You Present
  • Start With a Summary of the Presentation
  • Document Why BCM Is Important to the Organization
  • Review the Major Availability Risks to Product/Service Delivery
  • Report the Current State of the BCM Program
  • Report BCM Program Invocations for Actual Disasters (Prior 36 Months)
  • Document Major BCM Program Gaps
  • Present the BCM Program Improvement Road Map and Investment Requests

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