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Table of Contents


Why this Guide was Developed
Purpose of this Guide


1 Introduction to the Guide

1.1 Why Focus on Business Continuity?
1.2 Business Continuity Concepts and Definitions
1.3 TBS Six-step Approach to Business Continuity
1.4 Opportunities and Barriers
1.5 How to Use This Guide

2 Set Up a Business Continuity Governance Structure

2.1 How to Set Up a Business Continuity Governance Structure
2.2 Set Up Governance
2.3 Develop Business Continuity Plan
2.4 Obtain Commitment
2.5 Involve the Governance Structure
2.6 Techniques and Tools

3 Identify

3.1 Process
3.2 Data Flow
3.3 Techniques and Tools
3.4 Guidelines and Tips

4 Analyze

4.1 Process
4.2 Data Flow
4.3 Techniques and Tools
4.4 Guidelines and Tips

5 Plan

5.1 Process
5.2 Data Flow
5.3 Techniques and Tools
5.4 Guidelines and Tips

6 Track

6.1 Process
6.2 Data Flow
6.3 Techniques and Tools
6.4 Guidelines and Tips

7 Control

7.1 Process
7.2 Data Flow
7.3 Techniques and Tools
7.4 Guidelines and Tips

8 Concluding Remarks

8.1 Next Steps
8.2 Conclusion


Appendix A Table of Contents – Business Continuity Plan
Appendix B Table of Contents – Project Charter
Appendix C Functional Decomposition Approach
Appendix D Business Function Prioritization Approach
Appendix E Table of Contents – Business Prioritization and Asset Mapping Document
Appendix F Asset Mapping Approach
Appendix G "Identify" Detailed Procedures
Appendix H Year 2000 Taxonomy
Appendix I  Risk Information Sheet
Appendix J Sample Risk List
Appendix K Sample Business Continuity Artifacts
Appendix L "Analyze" Detailed Procedures
Appendix M Sample Risk Assessment Report – Table of Contents
Appendix N  Business Continuity Requirements – Definition Detailed Procedures
Appendix O "Plan" Detailed Procedures
Appendix P Sample Contingency Plan – Table of Contents
Appendix Q Crisis Scenario – Definition Detailed Procedures
Appendix R Sample Crisis Response Plan – Table of Contents
Appendix S Sample Business Resumption Plan – Table of Contents
Appendix T "Track" Detailed Procedures
Appendix U "Control" Detailed Procedures

Publication History

Version Release Date Revisions
0.1 June 1, 1998 Table of Contents only. For discussion purposes only.
0.2 June 11, 1998 First Draft for Kate Dobson's review only. Quality assurance was not done on this document.
0.3 June 15, 1998 Second Draft for TBS review only.
0.4 June 17, 1998 Final Version for Distribution to Translator
0.5 June 17, 1998 Final Version for Editing
0.6 June 17, 1998 Edited Version
0.7 June 18, 1998 Draft for final review
1.0 June 18, 1998 Final Draft
1.1 June 26, 1998 Final
2.0 September 25, 1998 Version 2.0
2.1 September 28, 1998 Version 2.1 for final review
2.2 October 14, 1998 Version 2.2 Final