Notification Test

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1. Notification Test is a test for the recovery team members to notify designated staff members via contact list as documented in the plan.
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Notes (1): This communication network forms one of the most efficient and effective means of communicating any news or instructions to all relevant staffs, and should include the entire organization.
Notes (2): In view of some current technology such as WhatsApp and notification software, the notification becomes one-to-many instead of being a call tree structure. Similar terms: Telephone Call Tree Test, Cascading Test, Telephone Notification Call Tree Test, Notification Call Tree, Call Tree

Related Terms: Type of BC Tests, Contact List

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(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. A structured cascade process (system) that enables a list of persons, roles and/or organizations to be contacted as a part of an information or plan invocation procedure.

(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)