Maximum Tolerable Period of Disruption (MTPOD)
| 1. Maximum Tolerable Period of Disruption or MTPD/MTPoD is the maximum allowable time that the organization’s key products or services is made unavailable or cannot be delivered before its impact is deemed as unacceptable.
Related Terms: Recovery Objectives.
Notes (2) : Malcolm Cornish, MTPOD: BSI Response on Continuity Central
Notes (3) : Malcolm Cornish, BS 25999: Key issues to address for certification
Notes (4) : Malcolm Cornish, Maximum Tolerable Period of Disruption (MTPOD): BSI committee response
2. Maximum Tolerable Period of Disruption or MTPD/MTPoD is the time it would take for adverse impacts, which might arise as a result of not providing a product/service or performing an activity, to become unacceptable.
Note : See also maximum acceptable outage.
(Source: ISO 22301:2012 – Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems - Requirements) - clause 3.26
3. Duration after which an organization’s viability will be irrevoably threatened if product and service delivery cannot be resumed.
(Source: AE/HSC/NCEMA 7000:2012)
4. The duration after which an organization’s viability will be irrevocably threatened because of the adverse impacts that would arise as a result of not providing a product/service or performing an activity.
(Source: British Standard BS25999-2:2007)