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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Who Contributes to BIA

  • Functional Managers

    • Usually the most appropriate contributors
      • Sales, marketing, manufacturing, finance
    • Focused on a single business function
    • Generally have a rational view on its place in the overall business
    • May need to consult with their supervisory and operational staff to identify all touch-points on IT systems
  • Divisional managers

    • Divisions may often be treated individually as small companies
    • Approach and format should be consistent
    • Each division may wish to field its own management team
    • Potential difficulty with representation of cross-divisional functions

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