Write a business impact analysis

Write a business impact analysis

Write a business impact analysis .Assume for the first exercise that you are working for an organization known as ASDF Industries, Inc.It is a mid-sized (approximately 1000 employees) manufacturing company of industrial machinery of several different types.They design and manufacture custom equipment based upon their client’s requests. They employ designers, engineers, project managers, traffic managers, expediters and process consultants. They are on the cutting edge of innovation—up to the current year and beyond!

You have recently (in the past three months) been appointed to be the first actual Business Continuity (BCO) officer in view of your graduate work and management skill and expressed interest.The CEO, Bunsen Burneur, Ph.D., has charged you with two important responsibilities. Here is an excerpt from a memorandum sent to you this morning: [FIRST PAPER—BIA Analysis].

“As you know, ASDF Industries is somewhat new at the business of preparedness. In fact, I would not know very much about it if I didn’t have you on staff—-and I thank you for that. Corporate management has asked you to respond to key items in a Business Impact Analysis questionnaire. You, of course, will read the text and follow the BIA template including only the following item numbers from the template found in Appendix I on page 266:(omit #8).


Item 1.General Information (Assume you are the analyst.) Use fictitious data all through the exercise. Feel free to be creative!

Item 2.Critical activities

Item 3.Internal dependencies

Item 4.External dependencies

Item 5.Systems dependencies

Item 6.Manual Workarounds

Item 7.Work transfer

Item 8.Omit

Item 9.Staff recovery profile

Item 10. Recovery strategies

Item 11. Additional requirement


Please let me have your BIA by no later than 10/13/2019.Your cooperation is appreciated at every step of the way. Sincerely, Bunsen Burneur, Ph.D.,CEO

Class note regarding the foregoing:

Your response to this request may be, for class purposes, an exercise in informed creativity. Develop fictitious responses to the items, but make sure they make sense in the course of the BIA exercise. Note again that ASDF is the company being used for this submission.


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Write a business impact analysis