Information Technology is critical to any Business Continuity Management Program but often the technical plans are developed in a silo. Attendees will understand the relationship between the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and the development of the underlying information technology infrastructure and the actual estimation of recoverability. Infrastructure, software applications, and data have a symbiotic relationship not always considered in planning. How do ITIL and other related industry standards fit in? How can IT communicate the actual timelines it takes to recover from a catastrophic loss of resources in relation to business demands?