Business continuity plans provide policies and procedures that ensure business operations will continue uninterrupted in the event of an emergency. In this section, we explore four key aspects of a business continuity plan: establishing operational priorities, the Business Impact Analysis, choosing a continuity strategy, and developing a written BCP.
IN THE FIELD: PEOPLE FIRST
When developing your BCP, keep in mind the end goal—you're attempting to prepare your organization to meet the unexpected challenges of tomorrow. The key to a successful BCP is the involvement of people. If your employees don't buy in to the BCP, it simply will not succeed.
Your plan must take into account the heavy psychological burden that ...