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Preparing for a BIA – It Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

You’ve convinced management to do a business impact analysis (BIA), and now it’s time to jump in. But, wait! A proper business impact analysis requires some preparation. You don’t jump into the water without looking at it first and changing into swim trunks or at least taking everything out of your pockets. Otherwise, you might hit a rock or damage the phone in your pocket. The same logic applies to a BIA.

Here, we’ll outline the prep work required to conduct a solid BIA; one that is worth your while and creates tangible results. In the following, we assume an understanding of what a BIA is and the components of the BIA.