3.4.1 - The repository shall have short- and long-term business planning processes in place to sustain the repository over time.

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This is necessary in order to ensure the viability of the repository over the period of time it has promised to provide access to its contents for its Designated Community.

Examples of Ways the Repository can Demonstrate it is Meeting this Requirement

Up-to-date, multi-year strategic, operating and/or business plans; audited annual financial statements; financial forecasts with multiple budget scenarios; contingency plans; market analysis.