Walkthrough Test

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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.

Similar Terms: Tabletop test.

Related Terms: Type of BC Tests.


BCM Planning Methodology:Testing and Exercising
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!


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Guidance Notes and Templates

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)