Mt Xia: Technical Consulting Group

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery / High Availability
Data Center Automation / Audit Response / Audit Compliance

Slide List

BIA Home
0: Business Impact Analysis
1: Objectives
2: DRP for the Enterprise
3: Business Impact Analysis
4: Purpose of BIA
5: The BIA Process
6: Business Impact Analysis
7: Membership of BIA Team
8: Who Contributes to BIA
9: BIA Detailed and Local Knowledge
10: Business Impact Analysis
11: Gathering BIA Data
12: BIA Questionnaires
13: BIA Interviews
14: BIA Workshops
15: Business Impact Analysis
16: Business Perspective of BIA
17: IT Perspective of BIA
18: Recovery Plan Document
19: Business Impact Analysis
21: Application Categories
22: Summary

Business Impact Analysis Outline

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IT Perspective of BIA

  • From an IT perspective

    • Driven by the business perspective of must-have applications
  • Drivers

    • What are the dependencies of the application?
      • What other applications are required for it to function?
      • What infrastructure (hardware, software, networking, etc.) does it require?
    • How soon must it be available and what is the acceptable restart position?
    • What volumes, timings, and user population are required in disaster mode?
    • Is there a backup regime appropriate to these needs?
    • Does the application support a staged/phased recover, or is it all or nothing?
    • How will we protect it during DR mode operation?
  • Identifies supporting infrastructure of the critical business applications

    • Document in the DR plan

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