Chapter 3

Project Initiation


This chapter discusses the concepts around project initiation related specifically to business continuity and disaster recovery. The importance of executive sponsorship, formalized methodologies, organizational participation, and strong project management is discussed.


Project initiation; Elements of project success; Executive sponsorship; Project management

In this chapter

• Elements of project success

• Project plan components

• Key contributors and responsibilities

• Project definition

• Business continuity and disaster recovery plan

• Summary

• Key concepts


Business continuity and disaster recovery are two distinct activities related to ensuring critical data are available to the organization ...

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