To determine the relationship between Business Continuity Management (BCM), Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) and Crisis Management, these first need to be defined. BCM is the process of planning for disruptive incidents so that any damage and down time resulting from the incident, will not have extensive impact on the business.
Every business needs a contingency plan because in today’s uncertain environment, the only sure thing is that sooner or later, the organisation will come face to face with adversity. It could take the form of the coronavirus, a natural disaster like an earthquake, flood or tsunami; systems could be hacked,
What is the value of protection? That depends, probably, on who or what one is protecting. What if the item that needs protection is likely to support many over an extended period? There would be great value in protecting that, indeed. This is what makes Business Continuity Management (BCM) a