A business continuity plan (BCP) contains strategy documents that provide detailed procedures that ensure critical business functions are maintained and that help minimize losses of life, operations, and systems.
A BCP provides procedures for emergency responses, extended backup operations, and post-disaster recovery.
A BCP should reach enterprise-wide, with individual organizational units each having their own detailed continuity and contingency plans.
A BCP needs to prioritize critical applications and provide a sequence for efficient recovery.
A BCP requires senior executive management support for initiating the plan and final approval.
BCPs can quickly become outdated due to personnel turnover, reorganizations, and undocumented changes. ...