Swanson, M. M., Bowen, P., Phillips, A. W., Gallup, D., & Lynes, D. (2010). Contingency Planning Guide for Federal Information Systems [including updates through 11/11/2010]. Read Chapter 3 of this guide to learn more about the Information System Contingency Planning Process. Also, refer to the sample BIA and BIA template provided on page A.1-1.
Burroughs, A. (2021). Keeping it together: Why tested business continuity plans are important in a crisis. Smart Business Cleveland, 32(7), 30. This article discusses the importance of why businesses need Business Continuity Plans.
Hatton, T., & Brown, C. (2021). Building adaptive business continuity plans: Practical tips on how to inject adaptiveness into continuity planning processes. Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning, 15(1), 44–52. This paper argues that planning must be based on principles and outcomes rather than processes, and how it must, to be integrated within broader risk management and strategy functions to be inclusive of everyone, from the staff all the way up to the board.