Business Continuity Life Cycle

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1. This Business Continuity or BC life cycle consists of the 6 “Rs”. The time period where each “R” is implemented is as follows:
Business Continuity Life Cycle



Related Terms: The 6 ”R’s” sequence of the Disaster Recovery Life Cycle is different from the Business Continuity Life Cycle.

Note (1): BC Life Cycle: Reduce(R1), Response(R2), Resume(R3),Recover(R4), Restore(R5), Return(R6).

Note (2): DR Life Cycle: Reduce(R1), Response(R2), Recover(R3), Re-sync(R4), Resume(R5), Return(R6).


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BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1B: Foundation (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1C: Foundation (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1CC: Foundation (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 5: Plan Development CL 1D: Foundation (DR)

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Guidance Notes and Templates

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. The element of BCM concerned with the development and implementation of appropriate plans and arrangements to ensure continuity of critical activities, and the management of an incident.

(Source: AE/HSC/NCEMA 7000:2012)