Business Continuity Standard Requirements
- Has specific responsibility been assigned for the execution of business continuity and disaster recovery plans (either within or outside of the information security function)?
- Processing time availability-assuming that other clients are also using the same recovery site, how much processing time is the institution entitled to on a particular computer system?
- Staffing-what kinds of technical support personnel is the service provider obligated to make available onsite to assist institution employees in getting the recovery site operating?
- Has the organization established an enterprise-wide business continuity/disaster recovery program that is consistent with requirements, policy, and applicable guidelines?
- Testing, Maintaining & Re-assessing Business Continuity Plans: Are business continuity plans tested & updated regularly to ensure that they are up to date and effective?
- Does the call center vendor need to provide information about its business continuity plan, or does this section apply only to providing dr/bc for the exchange system?
- Will the financial institution have the resources necessary to transport personnel to an offsite facility that is located a significant distance from their residence?
- Space-does the recovery site have adequate resources to accommodate the institutions employees by providing basic necessities and enabling them to conduct business?
- Do you have a written business continuity/disaster recovery plan that includes procedures to be followed in the event of a disruptive computer incident?
- Have employees received cross training, and has the department defined back-up functions/roles that employees should perform if key personnel are not available?
Why Own The Business Continuity Self-Assessment?
The Business Continuity Self-Assessment will make you a Business Continuity domain expert by:
Reducing the effort in the Business Continuity work to be done to get problems solved
- Ensuring that plans of action include every Business Continuity task and that every Business Continuity outcome is in place
- Saving time investigating strategic and tactical options and ensuring Business Continuity opportunity costs are low
- Delivering tailored Business Continuity advise instantly with structured going-forward plans
All the tools you need to an in-depth Business Continuity Self-Assessment. Featuring 937 new and updated case-based criteria, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Business Continuity improvements can be made.
What Is In The Business Continuity Self-Assessment?
The Business Continuity Complete Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard
- Ensures you don't miss anything: 937 criteria in 7 RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain) steps with easy and quick navigating and answering for 1 or up to 10 participants
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Business Continuity Self-Assessment
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- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next
The Business Continuity Complete Self Assessment eBook version of the book in print
- Provides a convenient way to distribute and share among the participants to prepare and discuss the Self-Assessment
In using the Self-Assessment you will be better able to:
Diagnose Business Continuity projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Business Continuity and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Assess And Define Business Continuity With This Business Continuity Self Assessment. Sample Questions From The Complete, 937 Criteria, Self-Assessment:
- Recognize Criterion: What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Business Continuity leader?
- Define Criterion: Provide guidance that would direct users to devolution procedures, or provide devolution procedures that meet regulatory requirements?
- Measure Criterion: What potential environmental factors impact the Business Continuity effort?
- Analyze Criterion: What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Business Continuity process?
- Improve Criterion: How do we measure improved Business Continuity service perception, and satisfaction?
- Control Criterion: Establish plans and procedures for rapid notification of the Business Continuity Planning Coordinator?
- Sustain Criterion: How do you determine the key elements that affect Business Continuity workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?
Cost/Benefit Analysis; Business Continuity Self-Assessment Justification And Approval Tools:
Purchasing a The Art of Service Self Assessment will spur new ideas, fast track project strategy and advance your professional skills. We’ve developed a set of criteria that will aid in gaining approval and give you the ability to validate and review your Self-Assessment investment:
- Excluding hired consultants and advisors from top management consulting firms, internal Business Continuity Self-Assessment work is typically undertaken by senior level positions with titles such as Enterprise Architect, Business Process Architects, Business Process Re-engineering Specialists and Business Architects.
Statistics according to Glassdoor and Indeed tell these positions receive an average basic pay of $125,000. Daily rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's annual pay by 260 days. The daily salary is then derived by dividing the annual salary of $125,000 by 260 days = a daily rate of $480.
- Top management consulting firms start at $2,000 a day, with rates typically charged up to 40 hours per week.
For a fraction of this the Self-Assessment will make you a Business Continuity domain authority.
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role… In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'
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