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Survey Analysis: 2015 BCM Survey Results Provide BCM Leaders With Program Maturity Improvement Actions for 2016

Published: 04 February 2016

ID: G00274943

Analyst(s): John Morency , Roberta Witty


Our 2015 BCM survey pointed to increased funding and staffing for BCM. BCM and IT DRM leaders should use this data to help plan their investments for 2016, including improvements in shortening of RTO levels to less than four hours, overall recovery effectiveness and program maturity.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Overall BCM Program Status
    • BCM Program Maturity
    • BCM Program Component Reporting Responsibilities
  • RTOs
  • Recovery Methods and Data Protection Mechanisms
    • Continuity/Recovery Methods
    • Data Protection Mechanisms
  • The Intentional Data/System Modification, Corruption and Deletion Scenario
  • IT Disaster Recovery Plan Testing/Exercising
  • Use of Software Tools to Monitor and Manage the BCM Program
  • Measuring the Effectiveness of, and Communicating About, the BCM Program
    • Measuring the Effectiveness of the BCM Program
    • Communicating About the BCM Program
  • BCM Program Financial and Staffing Investment
    • Program Financial Investment
    • Program Staffing
  • Methodology
  • Appendix

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