IT Business Continuity. Business Continuity refers to an organization's ability to keep vital business operations running at or near normal capacities in the event of infrastructure failure. These failures can be caused by human errors, power failures, application errors and a host of others that impact the ability of the infrastructure to properly support the organization. When speaking of Business Continuity the majority of the infrastructure remains in place and functional which is in contrast to Disaster Recovery.
Different scenarios with 3 entirely different sets of requirements. Hopefully you see that before you can develop or use a recovery plan template for your organization you must identify, understand, and prioritize the requirements of each of the most critical processes.