Walkthrough Test

From BCMpedia. A Wiki Glossary for Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery (DR).
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1. Walkthrough Test is a process whereby BC team members carry out the sequence of certain recovery steps stipulated in the BC plan verbally.

Notes (1): The objectives of a walkthrough test are to assess the viability of the BC plan, uncover design flaws and omissions and improve the BC plan.

Notes (2): It also educates management and BC team members on the BC plan, its strategies, limitations and implications.

BCM Planning Methodology TE.jpg

Similar Terms: Tabletop test.

Related Terms: Type of BC Tests.

BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2B: Intermediate (BC)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2C: Intermediate (CM)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2CC: Intermediate (CC)



BCMBoK Competency Level (CL)
BCMBoK 6: Testing and Exercising CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)
Testing and Exercising Your Business Continuity Plan BUY!
BackBCM TE.png

Courses: BCM Certification


Guidance Notes and Templates

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)