A Business Continuity Management (BCM) Impact Analysis derives business-level BCM SLAs which need to be translated at IT-level, infrastructure-level and facility-level services. However, translation of SLAs across a service oriented system is not an easy task.

In this patent we present a new Petri-Net based procedure to define and to translate BCM SLAs for service oriented systems. As a result of our approach we are able to introduce a BCM SLA classification schema. We will describe our approach in the context of a use-case.


Business Process Dependency Graph Service Level Agreement Fault Tree Analysis Fault Tree Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Winkler
    • 1
  • Wasif Gilani
    • 1
  • Alan Marshall
    • 2
  1. 1.SAP Research, SAP AGBelfastUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Queen’s Universiy BelfastBelfastUnited Kingdom

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