Business Continuity Strategy

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1. Business Continuity Strategy is a phase within the BCM planning process. It is the conceptual summary of preventive and recovery strategies that must be carried out between the occurrence of a disaster and the time when normal operations are restored.
BCM Planning Methodology:Business Continuity Strategy

Similar Term: Recovery Strategy

Related Terms: Alternative Processing, Data Recovery Strategy, BCM Planning Process or Methodology, DR Planning Process or Methodology.


Note (1): It is the alternate processing or interim ability to process data and continue providing Critical service while a full recovery of the primary site is underway.
Note (2): For the recovery of critical business functions, there are three types of strategy: (a) To defer (b) To disperse (c) To relocate


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 1B: Foundation (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 1C: Foundation (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 1CC: Foundation (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 1D: Foundation (DR)
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Guidance Notes and Templates

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. Approach by an organization that will ensure its recovery and continuity in the face of a disaster or other major incident or business disruption.

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


3. See: BCM strategy.

(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)


4. An approach by an Organization that will ensure its recovery and continuity in the face of a Disaster or other major outage. Plans and methodologies are determined by the organizations strategy. There may be more than one methodology or solution for an organizations strategy. Examples of methodologies and solutions include, contracting for Hot site or Cold site, building an internal Hot site or Cold site, identifying an Alternate Work Area, a Consortium or Reciprocal Agreement, contracting for Mobile Recovery or Crate and Ship, and many others.

(Source: Disaster Recovery Institute International / Disaster Recovery Journal - DRII/DRJ)


5. A pre-defined,pre-tested,management approved course of action to be employed in Response to a business Disruption,interruption or Disaster.

(Source: HB 221:2004 Business Continuity Management)


6. A System for identifying available resources to enable timely and unimpeded access to resources needed to prevent,mitigate,prepare for,respond to or Recover from an Incident.


7. An approach by an organization that will ensure its recovery and continuity in the face of a disaster or other major incident or business disruption.

(Source: British Standard BS25999-1:2006 Code of Practice for Business Continuity Management)


8. A pre-defined,pre-tested,management approved course of action to be employed in Response to a business Disruption,interruption or Disaster.

(Source: Australia. A Practitioner's Guide to Business Continuity Management HB292 - 2006 )


9. A pre-defined, pre-tested, management-approved course of action to be deployed in response to a business disruption, interruption or disaster.

(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)