OSCAD for water supply

The process of business continuity management – BCM is designed to identify potential events that constitute a threat to the functioning of institutions and business processes to determine their impact on these processes. Business continuity management can be reduced to a continuous improvement process aimed at developing and then maintaining the action plans in case of potential crisis that could disrupt business continuity. In the extended organizational business continuity management institution covers workers, workplaces, ICT systems, information systems, technical, media suppliers, shareholders. The sudden disruption of IT system operation will result in tearing of the entire body of the institution. 

Benefits:

·         Identification of factors disturbing realization of business processes and violating integrity and availability of resources

·         Effective response to emergencies

·         Costs reduction and shortening of recovery time after the incident (failure)

·         Systematized knowledge about the resources used to implement business processes

·         Documented risk management process

·         Knowledge concerning processes and resources protection against threats

·         Exchange of information on events and incidents in the business environment (between subsidiaries or business partners)

·         Central gathering of statistical information on incidents in order to improve safety and efficiency

Features:

·         Risk management

·         Incident management

·         Performance measures

·         Contingency plans and test procedures

·         Audits, inspections training

·         Records management

·         Task management

Integration with other systems – downloading data from:

·         ERP systems eg. The ending inventory of components for the production

·         SCADA system supervising the production process eg. The events occurring in the manufacturing process

·         From the monitoring systems of IT infrastructure and other technical infrastructures like, data about failures and other incidents ICT motivated.

·         Anti-theft systems eg. Violations of access zones

·         Fire protection systems eg. The symptoms of fire

·         From other OSCAD systems that operate in the companies cooperating   in the supply chain