Tools to create a business continuity plan

DAS provides the following documents for use in writing agency business continuity plans.  For additional guidance, please review the Statewide Business Continuity Planning policy​.

  • Guide to developing a BCP
    Recommended process for agencies when developing a business continuity plan.

  • Model BCP for state agencies​
    Agencies can use this as a model when creating a business continuity plan. This is an example of a completed plan for Oregon agencies, and was created by compiling information from several agencies into a single model.

  • Agency Critical Business Function (CBF)
    Worksheet used to identify an agency's critical business functions. Questions are designed to help agencies evaluate the criticality and recovery time objectives of each critical business function.

  • Business impact analysis questionnaire
    Questionnaire and forms to fill out when conducting a business impact analysis. If you are following the "Guide to developing a BCP," that guide explains when and how to develop this analysis.

  • Guide to testing a BCP​
    Different techniques for testing your BCP, from table-top exercises to full simulations.

  • An introduction to BCP for small agencies and boards​
    PowerPoint presentation provides an introduction to business continuity.
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