Deliverables

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The following is an outline of typical project deliverables by phase for a typical Disaster Recovery Planning engagement.  Deliverables may vary depending on the needs, priorities and focus of the client.

Phase 1 - Pre-Planning Activities (Project Initiation)

  • Revised Detail Work Plan
  • Interview Schedules
  • Policy Statement
  • Recovery Planning Awareness Program

Phase 2 Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

  • Security Assessment Report
  • Infrastructure Assessment Report
  • Scope of Planning Effort
  • Plan Framework
  • Disaster Scenarios
  • Recommendation on Recovery Planning Software (if applicable)
  • Implementation of Recovery Planning Software (if applicable)

Phase 3 - Business Impact Analysis

  • Business Impact Assessment Report

Phase 4 - Detailed Definition of Requirements

  • Recovery Needs Profile
  • Plan Scope, Objectives and Assumptions

Phase 5 - Plan Development

  • DataCenter Recovery Plan
  • Prototype Business Units Resumption Plan
  • Recovery Standards

Phase 6 - Testing Program

  • Testing Goals
  • Testing Strategies
  • Testing Procedures

Phase 7 - Maintenance Program

  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Change Management Recommendations

Phase 8 - Initial Plan Testing and Implementation

  • Initial Test Report
  • Implementation