Business Continuity Life Cycle

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1. This Business Continuity or BC life cycle consists of the 6 “Rs”. The time period where each “R” is implemented is as follows:
Business Continuity Life Cycle



Related Terms: The 6 ”R’s” sequence of the Disaster Recovery Life Cycle is different from the Business Continuity Life Cycle.

Note (1): BC Life Cycle: Reduce(R1), Response(R2), Resume(R3),Recover(R4), Restore(R5), Return(R6).

Note (2): DR Life Cycle: Reduce(R1), Response(R2), Recover(R3), Re-sync(R4), Resume(R5), Return(R6).


BCM Planning Methodology:Plan Development
Implementing Your Business Continuity Plan BUY!
BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1B: Foundation (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1C: Foundation (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1CC: Foundation (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1D: Foundation (DR)

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Guidance Notes and Templates

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Element of BCM concerned with the development and implementation of appropriate plans and arrangements to ensure continuity of critical activities, and the management of an incident.

(Source: AE/HSC/NCEMA 7000:2012)