The organisation's key business processes should have been listed in Section BC 020201 of this plan. For each key process, it is necessary to determine the type of back-up process which would be appropriate. For example, for a business process which consists of an active e-commerce site, it may be considered appropriate to run a full mirrored back-up site which can be switched to as soon as the main site is unable to function. For an automated administrative process, it may be considered adequate to back up the business process with a manual process supported by stand-alone PCs.
Very often, cost is a major factor in the speed of recovery, and a mirrored back-up site would normally be significantly more expensive to set up and maintain than a manual process.
Within the BCP, the key processes and the recommended strategic approach for each should be listed.
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