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Business Continuity Management: Standard Requirements

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Business Continuity Management: Standard Requirements

$99.00 $249.00

(You save $150.00)
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Business Continuity Management Standard Requirements

Crucial Requirements:

  1. Do we identify maximum allowable downtime for critical business functions, acceptable levels of data loss and backlogged transactions, RTOs, RPOs, recovery of the critical path (i.e., business processes or systems that should receive the highest priority), and the costs associated with downtime? Are the approved thresholds appropriate?

  2. Does Business Continuity Management take a holistic business-focused view and is it able to handle the consequences of an increasingly global business/ product eco-system in an increasingly regulated environment?

  3. The nature of disasters has also changed: who could have imagined in 2001 that civilian passenger airplanes would be used as a weapon of war; what potential disasters do you incorporate in BCM?

  4. Media are interested in knowing and communicating about how firms respond to a crisis. Do you have answers to questions as were they ready for the disaster or they were caught by surprise?

  5. Assess executive managements involvement and commitment to the plan and resulting programs. Has executive management assigned a qualified plan administrator to promote an effective plan?

  6. Has specific responsibility been assigned for the execution of business continuity and disaster recovery plans (either within or outside of the information security function)?

  7. Has the organization established an enterprise-wide business continuity/disaster recovery program that is consistent with FISMA requirements, OMB policy, and applicable NIST guidelines?

  8. The subject of succession planning in the context of disasters is an unpleasant one: If key managers or employees die in a disaster, who will step up and fulfill their responsibilities?

  9. Processing time availability-assuming that other clients are also using the same recovery site, how much processing time is the institution entitled to on a particular computer system?

  10. Do you assess the severity of the impact caused by the disruption on the business; the guiding question is: to what extent will business activities be damaged if the disruption occurs?

Why Own The Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment?

The Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment will make you a Business Continuity Management domain expert by:

  • Reducing the effort in the Business Continuity Management work to be done to get problems solved

  • Ensuring that plans of action include every Business Continuity Management task and that every Business Continuity Management outcome is in place

  • Saving time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring Business Continuity Management opportunity costs are low

  • Delivering tailored Business Continuity Management advise instantly with structured going-forward plans

All the tools you need to an in-depth Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment. Featuring 905 new and updated case-based criteria, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Business Continuity Management improvements can be made.


What Is In The Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment?

The Business Continuity Management Complete Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard

  • Ensures you don't miss anything: 905 criteria in 7 RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain) steps with easy and quick navigating and answering for 1 or up to 10 participants

  • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix

  • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment

  • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results

  • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next

The Business Continuity Management Complete Self Assessment eBook version of the book in print

  • Provides a convenient way to distribute and share among the participants to prepare and discuss the Self-Assessment

In using the Self-Assessment you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Business Continuity Management projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices

  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals

  • Integrate recent advances in Business Continuity Management and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines


Assess And Define Business Continuity Management With This Business Continuity Management Self Assessment. Sample Questions From The Complete, 905 Criteria, Self-Assessment:

  • Recognize Criterion: Have you identified your Business Continuity Management key performance indicators?
  • Define Criterion: Will team members regularly document their Business Continuity Management work?
  • Measure Criterion: Among the Business Continuity Management product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?
  • Analyze Criterion: What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of Business Continuity Management product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?
  • Improve Criterion: What tools do you use once you have decided on a Business Continuity Management strategy and more importantly how do you choose?
  • Control Criterion: Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Business Continuity Management activities?
  • Sustain Criterion: What are the Other Benefits of Business Continuity Management?


Cost/Benefit Analysis; Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment Justification And Approval Tools:

Purchasing a The Art of Service Self Assessment will spur new ideas, fast track project strategy and advance your professional skills. We’ve developed a set of criteria that will aid in gaining approval and give you the ability to validate and review your Self-Assessment investment:

  • Excluding hired consultants and advisors from top management consulting firms, internal Business Continuity Management Self-Assessment work is typically undertaken by senior level positions with titles such as Enterprise Architect, Business Process Architects, Business Process Re-engineering Specialists and Business Architects.

    Statistics according to Glassdoor and Indeed tell these positions receive an average basic pay of $125,000. Daily rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's annual pay by 260 days. The daily salary is then derived by dividing the annual salary of $125,000 by 260 days = a daily rate of $480.

  • Top management consulting firms start at $2,000 a day, with rates typically charged up to 40 hours per week.

For a fraction of this the Self-Assessment will make you a Business Continuity Management domain authority.


Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role… In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

For more than twenty years, The Art of Service's Self-Assessments empower people who can do just that - whether their title is marketer, entrepreneur, manager, salesperson, consultant, business process manager, executive assistant, IT Manager, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are people who watch the process as it happens, and ask the right questions to make the process work better.


Get The Business Continuity Management Self Assessment That Will Make You A Business Continuity Management Domain Expert Now.




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