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| '''1.''' Tabletop Test is a test of the recovery plan in which actions are not actually performed.  
 
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'''Related Terms''': [[Type_of_Tests|Type of BC Tests]], [[Test_-_Disaster_Recovery_Plan_Test_Cycle|Type of DR Plan Tests]], [[Test_-_Walkthrough|Walkthrough Test]], [[Test_-_Structured_Walkthrough|Structured Walkthrough Test]].
  
Related Terms: [[Type_of_Tests|Type of BC Tests]], [[Test_-_Disaster_Recovery_Plan_Test_Cycle|Type of DR Plan Tests]], [[Test_-_Walkthrough|Walkthrough Test]], [[Test_-_Structured_Walkthrough|Structured Walkthrough Test]].<br/> '''Note (1):''' Members of the recovery team meet in a conference room setting to discuss their responsibilities and how they would react to [[Emergency|emergency]] scenarios by stepping through the plan.<br/> '''Note (2):''' Sometime referred to as a structured [[Test_-_Walkthrough|walkthrough]] test.<br/> [[File:3D BCM Series Testing and Exercising in the context of BCM Books.jpg|thumb|left|140px|Testing and Exercising Your Business Continuity Plan]]<br/> {{BcmBoK 6 CL 2B}}<br/> <br/> {{BcmBoK 6 CL 2C}}<br/> <br/> {{BcmBoK 6 CL 2CC}}<br/> <br/> {{BcmBoK 6 CL 2D}} [[File:2D A Managers Guide to ISO 22301 BCMS Dr Goh Moh Heng Web.jpg|thumb|left|140px|'''A Manager’s Guide to ISO 22301 Standard for Business Continuity Management System'''' (2014)]]<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> '''''Courses: BCM Certification'''''
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'''Note (1):''' Members of the recovery team meet in a conference room setting to discuss their responsibilities and how they would react to [[Emergency|emergency]] scenarios by stepping through the plan.
  
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'''Note (2):''' Sometime referred to as a structured [[Test_-_Walkthrough|walkthrough]] test.
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'''2.''' A test method that presents a limited simulation of a [[Crisis|crisis]] scenario in a narrative format in which participants review and discuss, not perform, the policy, methods, [[Procedure|procedures]], coordination, and resource assignments associated with plan activation.
 
'''2.''' A test method that presents a limited simulation of a [[Crisis|crisis]] scenario in a narrative format in which participants review and discuss, not perform, the policy, methods, [[Procedure|procedures]], coordination, and resource assignments associated with plan activation.
 
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Latest revision as of 05:53, 30 October 2020

1. Tabletop Test is a test of the recovery plan in which actions are not actually performed.

Related Terms: Type of BC Tests, Type of DR Plan Tests, Walkthrough Test, Structured Walkthrough Test.

Note (1): Members of the recovery team meet in a conference room setting to discuss their responsibilities and how they would react to emergency scenarios by stepping through the plan.

Note (2): Sometime referred to as a structured walkthrough test.

BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2B: Intermediate (BC)


BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2C: Intermediate (CM)


BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2CC: Intermediate (CC)


BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. A test method that presents a limited simulation of a crisis scenario in a narrative format in which participants review and discuss, not perform, the policy, methods, procedures, coordination, and resource assignments associated with plan activation.

(Source: ASIS International - ASIS International)

3. One method of exercising teams in which participants review and discuss the actions they would take per their plans, but do not perform any of these actions. The exercise can be conducted with a single team, or multiple teams, typically under the guidance of exercise facilitators.

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