Business Continuity and DR
Citinet-group’s experience of Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery planning has given it a unique view of how to avoid BCM & DR repeatedly failing to meet the needs of an organisation. While there is a clear distinction between BCM’s business focus and preventative nature vs. DR’s focus on IT recovery, the two practices are intrinsically linked and Citinet-group bridges gaps that exist between the two in client organisations. We have developed a set of proven maturity models and assessments for both BCM and DR which help our clients identify their current state and build tangible roadmaps to solve any issues. Our approach is to tailor a framework of high level questions and apply experience and subject matter expertise through the execution of the assessment (the key findings are not always implicit in formally-stated questions). Benefits of our approach:
- More efficient BCM process that is focussed at the most critical parts of the business.
- More efficient use of BCM resource: better engagement with senior management and more focussed on delivery of provision.
- ‘Top down’ approach ensures BCM and DR provision is tailored to meet the recovery timelines of the business which helps drive effective investment around DR improved ROI.
- Provides measurable and repeatable assessment of BCM capability.