Operational Continuity

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1. Operational Continuity is ....

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

2. Strategic and tactical capability, pre-approved by management, of an organization to plan for and respond to conditions, situations and events in order to continue operations at an acceptable predefined level.

Notes (1) : Operational continuity is the more general term for business continuity. It applies not only to for-profit companies, but organizations of all natures, such as non-governmental, public interest, and governmental organizations.

(Source: ISO 22399:2007 – Societal Security - Guideline for Incident Preparedness and Operational Continuity Management) - clause 3.19