Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Toolkit

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Develop integrated disaster Recovery Plans in conjunction with third party providers of virtualization, Cloud Computing, Managed Hosting, and Disaster Recovery outsourcing with alternate site vendors for seamless recovery and resilience.

More Uses of the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Toolkit:

  • Advance enterprise level Data Network standards and strategies that support current and future IP Business Requirements.

  • Develop an annual budget, goals, and objectives, evaluate the Legacy Platforms, determine Future Direction and initiatives of your organization.

  • Establish: research, acquire, implement, and manage technologies that align with Corporate Objectives and that yield Competitive Advantage.

  • Lead the identification, development and communication of new technology standards and Best Practices as appropriate.

  • Oversee: review, recommend and oversee all vendors and managed Service Agreements for computing, telecommunications, IT Services, software and equipment.

  • Manage work with development and Production Support teams to integrate, develop, refine and implement Application Architecture necessary.

  • Develop and maintain security and assess control on systems and network in collaboration with Security team to deliver projects, Incident Management needs and monitoring.

  • Improve Business Processes and support critical Business Strategies by managing the development, implementation and maintenance of applications and data solutions.

  • Be in charge of It Change management and maintains relevant Service Contracts, SLAs, and Vendor Relationships to deliver a high level of support and ensures timely deployment of software and firmware patches.

  • Collaborate with Business Partners, Software Engineers, technology and operations leadership to align IT Service Management Strategy and roadmap advances to the desired business outcomes.

  • Make sure that your project assures that new or modified systems and programs are consistent with operating requirements and compatible with other interfacing systems.

  • Make sure that your organization serves as a credible expert advisor to executives on the appropriateness of current and future technologies based on the highest level of TCO, ROI, and Strategic Value to the business.

  • Secure that your strategy leads the effort in developing secure architecture solutions as part of the design phase and implementation of projects and services.

  • Confirm your corporation ensures high uptime of the environment by performing routine system maintenance, and operates with Continuous Improvement mindset.

  • Develop: coordination of ongoing review sessions with Key Stakeholders and overall program monitoring to ensure all Policies And Standards are maintained appropriately.

  • Formulate: research, select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize strategic benefits.

  • Secure that your group complies; directs and coordinates Information Systems activities to assure the uptime availability of systems and technologies commensurate with the needs of your organization.

  • Manage work with legal to breakdown Investment Management agreements and ensure operational requirements are met and fit the standard process.

  • Secure that your organization acts to assure integrity of data, proprietary information and related Intellectual Property through Information security and Access management.

  • Ensure you handle; lead critical troubleshooting efforts and provide direction for issues in conjunction with vendors and Infrastructure Environments.

  • Devise: design, implement, and maintain the System Administration program involving backups and Preventive Maintenance on applicable servers, workstations and Enterprise Software platforms.

  • Develop, track and control the development of annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing and operations to successfully accomplish organizations objectives.

  • Provide IT Operations functions to offices for your organizations standard hardware, software, voice/Data Network and Security Solutions.

  • Establish that your organization provides upper tier helpdesk support and prompt Internal Customer support as an active member of the helpdesk operations team.

  • Ensure that the Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Risk Management and Access Controls needs of the facility are addressed.

  • Oversee technical initiatives to architecture, design, engineering, and implement technical disaster Recovery Strategies and solutions.

  • Develop goals, operating plans, project milestones, and short and long range objectives for your organizations IT Projects.

  • Arrange that your planning complies; plans, coordinate, and leads teams involved in System Implementation, integration, Quality Assurance, testing, and conversion activities.

  • Ensure you foster; expand, deploy, refresh and remove all supported data Network Technologies and services in low touch and outage free manner.

  • Audit: plan, design, install and maintain Enterprise Network Equipment, circuits and configurations, according to Standards and Procedures.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Disaster Recovery Business Continuity related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Disaster Recovery Business Continuity specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Disaster Recovery Business Continuity improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What do you need to start doing?

  2. How does your organization define, manage, and improve its Disaster Recovery Business Continuity processes?

  3. What harm might be caused?

  4. Can you do Disaster Recovery Business Continuity without complex (expensive) analysis?

  5. What is your cost benefit analysis?

  6. Who are the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity decision makers?

  7. What is the Disaster Recovery Business Continuitys sustainability risk?

  8. What are the uncertainties surrounding estimates of impact?

  9. What is the smallest subset of the problem you can usefully solve?

  10. What unique Value Proposition (UVP) do you offer?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Disaster Recovery Business Continuity self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Disaster Recovery Business Continuity areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • 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 Disaster Recovery Business Continuity 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:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Disaster Recovery Business Continuity projects with the 62 implementation resources:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Disaster Recovery Business Continuity project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Project Team have enough people to execute the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Disaster Recovery Business Continuity project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Disaster Recovery Business Continuity project with this in-depth Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

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?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Disaster Recovery Business Continuity investments work better.

This Disaster Recovery Business Continuity All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.