It is vital that the organisation takes the development and maintenance of the BCP seriously. It is not one of those tasks that can be left and left until someone finds enough time to deal with it. A serious incident can affect the organisation at any time and this includes the next 24 hours!
The BCP should be developed by a team representing all functional areas of the organisation. A formal project needs to be established, and activities normally commence once the project has been approved by the Board of Directors.
Suggested guidelines to assist the BCP Project Manager set up the project, together with a suggested wording for a Resolution and Statement from the Board of Directors, together with project organisational issues and information requirements, are included in this section.
BC 010100 Project Initiation Activities
BC 010200 Project Organisation
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At each Chapter and Section level, the Plan contains a Process Control Summary to be used to ensure that each section of the plan has been completed and reviewed. The Process Control Summary should contain the activity start date, and also a date reflecting each time that chapter, section or topic was updated.
The Process Control Summary for Chapter 010000 Initiating the BCP Project may be accessed by clicking here.
This information is derived from the BCP Generator
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