Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

A Business Impact Analysis (BIA) clearly outlines what an organisation requires as a minimum in order to resume its business activities after a disaster.

The COIN BIA ‘quick-scan’ allows a report to be made available within a few days, identifying the recovery facilities required to ensure the continuity of your organisation, as well as the associated SLAs.

A BIA provides an overview of your business critical processes together with their associated applications, hardware, infrastructure and personnel. It identifies all the essential components needed after a disaster to get through it and to restart the business critical processes.

The BIA report always provides a number of ‘quick wins’ that the organisation can cost-effectively implement itself and which represent the first step towards the compilation of a BCP.

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Supply chain as starting point for Business Continuity

To be able to deal with unexpected situations such as fire or power failure businesses these days are looking more often at continuity of the critical business processes. However, this is not always enough because a business is part of a supply chain and therefore has to deal with a range of suppliers, customers and dependencies.

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Business Continuity Awareness week 2017

15 May to 19 May (inclusive) is Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW), during which specialists from the profession aim to raise awareness about the importance of business continuity.

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