Business Impact Analysis

  • 9 Tips for Business Continuity Management Success

    Business Continuity Management (BCM) is vital in preparing and protecting business operations from disruptions caused by threats stemming from cyber-attack and natural disasters, as well as resource unavailability such as building loss, technology loss, staff absenteeism, and…

    Elaine Tomlin, MBCI Elaine Tomlin, MBCI | Feb 09, 2018
  • More Than Just Recovery Time Objectives

    Using the Business Impact Analysis to Understand Relationships Between Resources and the Business BACKGROUND The business impact analysis (BIA) establishes the foundation of an organization’s business continuity program by establishing business continuity requirements. As a result, a…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 26, 2016
  • The Critical Role Analysis Plays in Your Business Continuity Program: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 3

    This article provides an overview of GPG Professional Practice 3 (PP3) – Analysis, which is the professional practice that “reviews and assesses an organization in terms of what its objectives are, how it functions, and the constraints…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 22, 2015
  • Introducing ISO 22317 – The Business Impact Analysis Standard

    WHAT IS ISO 22317? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 292, the committee responsible for writing security, resilience, and business continuity standards, has released its latest document: ISO 22317 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Jul 20, 2015
  • We Just Did a BIA and Gap Analysis… Now What?

    How to Perform an Effective Business Continuity Strategy Identification and Selection Effort Reader Note: This article is a continuation from Avalution’s November 2014 article titled: We just did a BIA and Risk Assessment … Now What? How to…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Apr 27, 2015
  • Treating the Causes of Bad BIAs

    Faults & Fixes: Bad BIAs Nearly all business continuity practitioners understand the importance of conducting a business impact analysis (BIA) in order to lay the foundation for a viable business continuity program. Organizations who perform and continually…

    Emily Vizcaino, MBCI, MBCP Emily Vizcaino, MBCI, MBCP | Feb 16, 2015
  • We Just Did a BIA and Risk Assessment… Now What?

    How to Perform an Effective Business Continuity Gap Analysis Following a business impact analysis (BIA) and risk assessment, best practices indicate that an organization should identify business continuity strategies that allow the organization to treat risks and…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Nov 17, 2014
  • Risky Business (Part 1): Managing Third-Party and Supplier Risk

    Business continuity planning is inherently cross-functional with a necessity to address risks to an organization’s product and service offerings, as well as the resources necessary to meet obligations.  As organizations increasingly rely on a global network of…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 25, 2014
  • Establishing the Business Case for the Business Impact Analysis

    Nearly all business continuity professionals understand the importance of the business impact analysis (BIA) as the primary means for laying the foundation of a business continuity program. However, many professionals struggle to receive executive buy-in, as well…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Mar 10, 2014
  • Using the Results of Your BIA to Develop Disaster Recovery Requirements

    So you’ve just completed your business impact analysis (BIA) – identifying recovery time objectives for a variety of processes and functions throughout your organization and captured the names of applications and systems that business owners state they…

    Michael Bratton, MBCI Michael Bratton, MBCI | Oct 10, 2013