Chapter 5. Developing the Business Plan

Introduction

This chapter will cover the development of the business plan for the creation and running of the digital forensics laboratory and the unit.

The Business Plan

Developing a business plan is a subjective affair, and considerable advice and examples of best practices are out there for you to adopt. Of course, your own organization will likely also have its best practices and accepted ways of doing things. The material provided here is not intended to be a rigid template, but is offered as an example of a type of business case used successfully by an organization to create a digital forensics laboratory.

As with any good document you want senior management to absorb, there should be an executive ...

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