Plan-A-ware

Collaborative Business Continuity Plan Development and Management

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Tabletop Exercises

From custom designed and delivered to "off the shelf"

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Disaster Experiences

Tabletop Exercises delivered as mock disaster simulations

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Attainium

Streamlining the Process of Business Continuity Planning


Attainium delivers the expertise and services to develop your Business Continuity Plan and ensure that it stays current and relevant.


 

Attainium assesses an organization's ability to cope with and recover from a wide variety of disruptive events.  This is established by performing our readiness assessments, risk and business impact analysis, the development of a complete business continuity plan ("Plan-A-ware"), ongoing plan testing and plan maintenance.

Attainium also produces seminars and workshops designed to educate and enlighten including our interactive “Disaster Experience” simulations, BCP workshops, speeches on business continuity, emergency preparedness, and crisis management. Custom programs can be developed to meet any specific time or content requirements.

To ensure that your BCP will work when disaster strikes, Attainium develops and delivers innovative BCP exercises and drills. Our Tabletop Exercises target the threats, hazards, and vulnerabilities that concern you and focus on the response and recovery skills you want to improve. Exercises can be conducted on-site by our facilitators or purchased on our website as a Conduct It Yourself™ Tabletop Exercise.

While all the services that Attainium provides are unique to our clients, companies may request additional strategic consulting services in the area of organizational design and development, crisis and risk management, and other crisis management related areas such as communications and infrastructure review.

Latest Articles & NewsBriefs

Mass Communication Systems

May 23, 2018 - Today we have a multitude of options for mass communications, but often we don't have a clue about how to decide on one that's best for our individual needs. This issue looks at the types of capabilities you need in a system, how you can use these systems to solve other corporate problems, the importance of testing and maintaining such systems, and on what criteria to evaluate potential vendors. 

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Hurricanes and Other Severe Weather Threats

May 16, 2018 - The hurricane season begins June 1 and brings with it many severe weather threats that can cause problems through November. Early predictions indicate 14 named storms, seven of which will be hurricanes and three of which will be major hurricanes. This is better than last year but still slightly above average. These articles cover a range of topics, including communication in a hurricane and legal issues of concern. What are you doing now to prepare your business to deal with the potential disasters that could threaten? 

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Business Continuity

May 9, 2018 - Business Continuity Awareness Week is May 14-18. The theme this year is "Working together to improve organizational resilience." It's a good time to take steps to ensure that your business will be able to recover from an emergency or crisis. The first thing you have to do is stop thinking that it won't happen here because, eventually, it will, and you need to be prepared. Everyone in the organization needs to be aware of any plans and to know what their roles are. These articles can help in your preparations. 

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Legal, Ethical and Cultural Issues of Business Continuity

May 2, 2018 - The laws and regulations of business continuity planning are pretty well known at this point, but ethical and cultural considerations may not be. These ethical and cultural issues are not illegal, but, as some have called some such practices, are "lawful but awful." You need to consider all these issues in your planning to prevent problems and even liabilities. 

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Testing and Training

April 25, 2018 - What do you think would happen if a Broadway play had no rehearsals? The actors all know their lines, but now the curtain is going up and nobody knows where to stand, where to exit, or where the props are. So they each know their parts but they have no idea how they work together. That play would probably close right after opening night. So what would happen if you had to use your business continuity plan(s) in a crisis without any kind of rehearsal? Would your people know what to do, where to go, who's in charge? We doubt it. Here are some tips on testing that will help your plan work when it's called on.  

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