Gartner Research

Business Continuity Management Program Primer for 2016

Published: 14 January 2016

ID: G00293012

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan , Roberta Witty


BCM programs are more critical than ever due to targeted cyberattacks, changing IT service delivery models and global turmoil. BCM program managers must make BCM part of the business risk management and decision-making process so organizations can realize resilient operations.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do you properly build and manage a comprehensive BCM program that integrates all five disciplines?
    • How do you turn BCM into a cornerstone initiative for business decision making and process change across the enterprise?
    • How do you ensure IT disaster recovery and service continuity management meet business resilience needs of digital business and rapid change?
    • How do you align computer security/cybersecurity incident response with business continuity management?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
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