CHAPTER 4: BUSINESS CONTINUITY STRATEGY

BC strategy essentially means the identification of how the organisation is going to continue to meet the needs, and expectations, of its customers, clients or other stakeholders, in the event of some interruptive situation.

ISO22301 focuses on the protection, stabilisation and resumption of prioritised activities, which is fine if the direct resumption of an activity is a viable strategy, however, where the nature of the activity(ies) is such that meeting customers’ needs in the shorter term is best done in other ways, then some interpretation of the Standard’s requirements will be necessary.

In some respects, this chapter is an extension of the DR resource analysis in Chapter 3. There are some resources ...

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