Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

What is Business Continuity Management (BCM) ?

Business Continuity Management (BCM) is a holistic management process which helps to assess, plan and strengthen the resilience of your value chain. BCM is a tool that enables organization to identify potential threats and thus provides a framework for your organization to build up its resilience and capabilities for an effective response. The aim is to safeguard the value-creation and reputation of the business as well as the interests of stakeholders.

Relevant Standards
  • icoISO 22301:2012 Societal Security – Business Continuity Management System (BCM)
  • icoSS 540 Singapore Standard for Business Continuity Management (BCM)
  • ico BS 25999 World’s First British Standard for Business Continuity Management (BCM)
How is BCM important to your organisation?

BCM-readiness provides reassurance to your internal and external stakeholders that your operations are able to meet the needs of the constituency and you are prepared for the ‘worst case scenario’ situations. The ability to weather adversity will give your organisation an edge against your competitors. In summary, BCM is more than just insurance for your business.

Benefit of having BCM in placed?
  • icoBe recognised as a reliable and sustainable business partner
  • ico Enhanced business reputation and consumer confidence
  • icoDemonstrate commitment for continuous quality improvements
  • icoGives assurance to current and potential customers the ability to provide continuous business support
  • icoProtect assets and the business infrastructure
  • icoMaintain operations and minimise financial impact during crisis
  • icoWhen other companies are also affected by the same disaster, companies with a sound BCM Plan will have the opportunity to gain more business
  • icoMeet tender requirements of government authorities, agencies and other MNCs