A Guide to Business Continuity Planning / Edition 1

A Guide to Business Continuity Planning / Edition 1

by James C. Barnes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471530158

ISBN-13: 9780471530152

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

The interest in Business Continuity has gained significant momentum in the last few years, especially with the Y2K non-event, the increasing corporate dependence on computer systems and the growing levels of devastation associated with recent disasters. This book takes an organization interested in continuity planning through the processes needed to develop an

Overview

The interest in Business Continuity has gained significant momentum in the last few years, especially with the Y2K non-event, the increasing corporate dependence on computer systems and the growing levels of devastation associated with recent disasters. This book takes an organization interested in continuity planning through the processes needed to develop an effective plan.

"Jim Barnes has succeeded in providing us a much-needed tool, with which we can condidently face many of the day-to-day challenges of business contingency planning ... With this book, he has taken an important step in removing much of the guesswork and frustration from the business continuity implementation project." From the Foreword by Philip Jan Rothstein, FBCI, President of Rothstein Associates Inc., Publisher of The Rothstein Catalog on Disaster Recovery, 2001

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471530152
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Philip Jan Rothstein

The Structure of the Book

Phases

Project Foundation

Initial Assessment

BCP Evaluation Questionnaire

Pre-Engagement Questionnaire

Work Plan

The Proposal

Kick-off Meeting

Policy Statement

Data Requests

Business Assessment

Risk Assessment

Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

Conclusions

Strategy Selection

Computer Center Recovery

Other Component Recovery

Communications Recovery

Facilities Recovery

Insurance

Staff Recovery

Vendor Selection

Customer Relations

Plan Strategies

Plan Development

Teams

Documentation Rules

Testing and Maintenance

Testing

Maintenance

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