An action plan template is a means of developing a pathway to achieve a specific goal. Physical templates can be purchased or located on the Internet. Most are composed of Excel spreadsheets where you enter interim steps to achieve a particular goal.
This might sound like a strange statement coming from network infrastructure experts. But focusing on appliances and software solutions can lead to the development of incomplete or inadequate solutions and this can be an expensive and humbling mistake! IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) is not about appliances, power supplies, routers, switches and servers, it's about supporting business processes.