|1. An Integrated Exercise involves integrating any number of components in the order that they would occur during actual recovery operations.
Notes: Integrated Exercise builds on test successes and increasing employee awareness generated during component testing.
Related Terms: Type of BC Tests.
2. A test conducted on multiple components of a plan, in conjunction with each other, typically under simulated operating conditions.
(Source: Disaster Recovery Institute International / Disaster Recovery Journal - DRII/DRJ)
3. An exercise conducted on multiple interrelated components of a Business Continuity Plan, typically under simulated operating conditions. Examples of interrelated components may include interdependent departments or interfaced systems.
(Source: UK Financial Sector Continuity)