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Creating an Enterprise Recovery View of Business Operations and Infrastructure

Written by  ROBBY J. BRYANT

One of the many challenges that continues to plague enterprise resiliency programs is how to contribute genuine business value to the organization using standard recovery and resiliency practices. Establishing a recovery and resiliency framework specifically aimed at adding value to the business is certainly one approach, but with such a specific focus, periphery aspects of the program will suffer greatly. Another approach is to deconstruct the program using the strategic goal of the program as a logical starting point and working your way backward to the foundations of the workings of the business. This method can be illustrated by using the strategic goal of providing an enterprise recovery view of business operations and infrastructure and the value this brings to the business. The Value of an Enterprise View Providing an enterprise view of recovery allows the business to accurately understand the specific impacts an incident may have on the business by creating