business continuity planning
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Business Continuity Planning

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 16

Business Continuity Planning - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 139 Views
  • Uploaded on

Business Continuity Planning. April 29, 2005 Edmonton Sean Lawson, CBCP Linc Group Corp. Resources. DRI Canada – www.dri.ca Business Continuity Institute – www.thebci.org Disaster Recovery Information Exchange - West ( www.drie-west.org )

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Business Continuity Planning' - serafina


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
business continuity planning

Business Continuity Planning

April 29, 2005

Edmonton Sean Lawson, CBCP

Linc Group Corp.

resources
Resources
  • DRI Canada – www.dri.ca
  • Business Continuity Institute – www.thebci.org
  • Disaster Recovery Information Exchange - West (www.drie-west.org)
  • Disaster Recovery Journal – www.drj.org
  • Laye, John. Avoiding Disaster, 2002
business continuity planning3
Business Continuity Planning

The process of developing advance arrangements and procedures that enable an organization to respond to an event in such a manner that critical business functions continue with planned levels of interruption or essential change. – DRI International

SIMILAR TERMS: Contingency Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Resumption Planning, Continuity of Operations Planning.

slide4

BCP is about managing risk

Stakeholders/

Customers

Suppliers

Legislation

Operations

Revenue

Employees

Market Forces

Technology

slide5

BCP is about managing risk

Stakeholders/

Customers

Suppliers

Legislation

Operations

Revenue

Employees

Market Forces

Technology

threats
Threats
  • Y2K
  • 9/11 terrorist attacks
  • Anthrax - Bio-terrorism
  • SARS
  • Power Black Out
  • Enoch gas well blow-out
  • Edmonton Floods
  • Avian Influenza (verge of a pandemic)
  • Direct and Indirect effects
risks
Risks
  • Injury/deaths (staff, public, stakeholders)
  • Financial losses (revenue, cash flow)
  • Lost customers, suppliers, partners
  • Damaged reputation
  • Lost equipment, property, facilities
  • Legal liability
frequency vs likelihood
Frequency vs. Likelihood

Source: Contingency Planning Research, Inc.

costs of an outage
Costs of an Outage

Source: Contingency Planning Research, Inc.

what if we re not prepared
What if we’re not prepared
  • Consequences of a major business disruption in the absence of a BCP Plan:
    • only 43% of businesses without plans resume operations after a disabling disaster; of these,
    • only 12% are still in operation two years after a disabling disaster.

Source: Contingency Planning Research, Inc.

bcp professional practices
BCP - Professional Practices
  • Project Initiation and Management
  • Risk Evaluation and Control
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Developing Business Continuity Strategies
  • Emergency Response and Operations
  • Developing and Implementing Business Continuity Plans
  • Awareness and Training Programs
  • Maintaining and Exercising Business Continuity Plans
  • Public Relations and Crisis Communication
  • Coordination with Public Authorities
state of the bcp industry
State of the BCP Industry
  • Growing trend toward standardization.
    • Formalized education and training
    • Certified practitioners
    • Standards and Legislation
      • PIPA
      • ISO 17799
      • NFPA 1600
  • Increasing social and corporate awareness.
    • Personal preparedness
    • Corporate responsibility
    • Business best practice
fed prov local activities
Fed/Prov/Local Activities
  • Federal
    • Emergencies Act, Emergency Preparedness Act
    • PSEPC (OCIPEP)
    • NERS
  • Provincial
    • Disaster Services Act and Regulations
    • GOA Planning and Coordination
      • EMA (and EPOs)
      • Departmental BCP
  • Municipal
    • Disaster Services Act and Regulations
    • Engaging community partners
    • Planning
bcp benefits
BCP Benefits
  • BCP is a “best practice” for any organization
    • Resilient to minor and major events
    • Increased capacity to meet operational surges
    • Clarifies priorities
    • Engages employees and builds confidence
  • Immediate value
    • Understand your organization
    • Identifying synergies within your operations
    • Identify threats
    • Feed priorities into strategic planning
what to do next
What to do next?
  • Get affiliated.
  • Get certified.
  • Get planning.
slide16
Sean Lawson, CBCP

Linc Group Corporation

[email protected]

780-964-1049

ad