Critical

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1. Critical is a qualitative or quantitative description used to emphasize the importance of a resource, process or function that must be available after a disaster has occurred. The availability may either be keep constantly operational or made available at the earliest possible time upon activation.

Related Term: Classification of Systems, Essential, Necessary, Desirable

Conducting Your Impact Analysis For Business Continuity Planning
BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 1B: Foundation (BC)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 1C: Foundation (CM)


BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 3: Business Impact Analysis CL 1D: Foundation (DR)



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(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. A qualitative description used to emphasize the importance of a resource, process or function that must be available and operational either constantly or at the earliest possible time after an incident, emergency or disaster has occurred.

(Source: SS540 Singapore Standard on Business Continuity Management - SS 540:2008)

3. Usually applied to a resource or process that must be kept going (as soon as possible) at time of a Business Continuity (E / I / C).

(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)