Sometimes the meaning of BAU isn’t easy to describe because of the different contexts that apply. Here is how I would describe what BAU is and isn’t in relation to day-to-day business operations and project work to better help you understand it. I’ve used examples in the hope of making it easier.
What does BAU mean?
BAU is the acronym for ‘Business As Usual’.
Business As Usual is the view of an organisation, business unit, work team or team member completing their everyday work in the normal way.