Purpose for Department Resumption Plan

The purpose of this Department Resumption Plan is to document the strategies, personnel, procedures, and resources necessary to recover the , following any type of disruption or disaster. The following objectives have been established for this plan:

  1. To define procedures for notification & activation of employees, customers, and vendors
  2. To define recovery procedures for the critical and non-critical business operations at an alternate location
  3. To define restoration procedures to return processing capabilities back to the primary location

Planning assures the business resumption of the department or technology unit, and overall company operations and assures the timely and orderly restoration of business processes in the event the existing business environment is unavailable. Regardless of the Recovery Time Objective of the department process or technology component, all plans must be documented.

Table of Contents for Dept. Business Resumption Plan

CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT

PLAN MAINTENANCE       

PLAN EXERCISE      

PLAN LOCATION    

PLAN DISTRIBUTION

MEDIA POLICY

PLAN ASSUMPTIONS & EXPOSURES 
Planning Assumptions
Known Exposures

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
Department Overview
Department Recovery Strategy & RTO
Staff Shift Schedule

PLAN ACTIVATION PROCEDURES
Plan Declaration

RECOVERY TEAMS 
Notification & Activation Team
Management Team
Administrative Team
Alternate Site Team
Offsite Storage Team

CONTACT LISTS
Employee Contact Information
Department Notifications
Vendor Notification
Other Emergency Contact Numbers (Local EMS, Fire, Police, Etc)

PROCESS INFORMATION  
Critical Business Processes
Applications & Systems
Process Dependencies
Process Recovery Procedures

MANUAL WORK-AROUND PROCEDURES
Work-Around Procedures

RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS    

ALTERNATE LOCATIONS     
Assembly Site
Command Center
Recovery Site Information

OFFSITE STORAGE LOCATION
Offsite Storage Information

RESTORATION OF NORMAL OPERATIONS
Work-Area Restore Procedures
System Validation
Backlogged Work

PLAN CERTIFICATION    

APPENDIX ITEMS 
Appendix A – Employee Notification Procedures
Appendix B – Notification Log
Appendix C – Event / Disaster Information
Appendix D – Record Log
Appendix E – Alternate Site Authorization Form
Appendix F – Recover Status Report
Appendix G – Business Recovery Report
Appendix H – Travel Accommodations Request Form
Appendix I – Employee Tracking Form

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