Business Continuity Blog

With significant experience in business continuity management consulting, our consultants share their insight.

How to Perform a Timeframe Analysis

Posted by John Robinson on Nov 23, 2015

In our recent review of the ISO 22317 Business Impact Analysis guidelines, I suggested that to perform an effective BIA, business continuity managers would need to give senior management context for creating timeframes and priorities. With that in mind, I thought it might be useful to share a basic, step-by-step guide to performing a timeframe analysis.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Risk, Business Impact Analysis

Business Impact Analysis vs Risk Assessment

Posted by John Robinson on Nov 17, 2015

For any ISO-compliant organisation that seeks to protect itself against threats and hazards, both Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Risk Assessment are imperative to business continuity management.

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Tags: Risk, Business Impact Analysis, Small Business

ISO 22317 Business Impact Analysis: A Recipe for Success?

Posted by John Robinson on Nov 04, 2015

The publishing of the ISO 22317 Business Impact Analysis Guidelines represents a significant step forward for the world of business continuity, but business continuity managers may find that it doesn’t offer as complete a recipe as they need.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Business Impact Analysis