A common challenge that many organizations face when developing a business impact analysis is when all of the different application owners/users claim that their application is the most important. Establish appropriate desired recovery targets through an objective scoring process.
This phase will take you through the following activities:
- Develop an impact scoring scale.
- Estimate impact of downtime and assign criticality for each application.
- Identify desired recovery timelines for each application.
Use this phase as part of the full blueprint, Create a Right-Sized Disaster Recovery Plan.