15.2. Project Scope and Planning

As with any formalized business process, the development of a strong business continuity plan requires the use of a proven methodology. This requires the following:

  • Structured analysis of the business's organization from a crisis planning point of view

  • The creation of a BCP team with the approval of senior management

  • An assessment of the resources available to participate in business continuity activities

  • An analysis of the legal and regulatory landscape that governs an organization's response to a catastrophic event

The exact process you use will depend upon the size and nature of your organization and its business. There really isn't a "one-size-fits-all" guide to business continuity project planning. You should ...

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