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

Recovering from a Data Breach or other Cyber Attack

September 13, 2017 - If your company has never had a data breach, consider yourself lucky. These days, such breaches are nearly inevitable and can cause considerable damage to your bottom line (at a cost of about $214 per compromised record and customer turnover) and your reputation. In order to survive such a breach, it's critical that you know what to do afterwards. You can recover, but your best bet is to have a recovery plan and to follow it. These articles can help you determine what you should -- and shouldn't do -- after a breach.  

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Workplace and Domestic Terrorism

September 6, 2017 - More and more, terrorist threats come from within rather than outside our businesses or our country. Homegrown domestic terrorists have planned and perpetrated acts of violence that we need to be able to defend against. Have you planned how to detect, survive and recover from a terrorist act? No? Well, now is the time. These articles can get you started on planning or updating your current plans.  

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Employee Issues & Outcomes

August 30, 2017 - We all have seen how issues with some employees have resulted in shootings and other disruptions in the workplace. There have been eight workplace killings so far in 2017. Every employer should be invested in preventing such incidents and also in preventing issues that can land them in court for harassment and other problems. Hiring and firing have their own issues and can lead to problems down the road. Also, tracking employees online might cause issues. These articles provide some hints on how to deal with these issues and, hopefully, to avoid trouble. 

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How Can a Tabletop Exercise Improve Your Business Continuity Plan?

August 28, 2017 - Disasters come in a wide variety of forms including natural weather events, workplace violence, and cyberattacks. These situations often occur unexpectedly and come with heavy tolls for victims. In fact, more than 40 percent of organizations don't reopen after a disaster, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. A large part of this could be due to inadequate recovery strategies and prolonged downtime costs.

To avoid this situation, organizations are increasingly implementing business continuity plans to detail response and recovery processes to navigate and overcome emergencies. However, simply establishing a Business Continuity Plan might not be enough. A Tabletop Exercise can improve your planning in a number of ways:

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National Preparedness Month

August 23, 2017 - September, which is unbelievably just around the corner, is National Preparedness Month, which encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. This year's theme is "Disasters don't plan ahead. You can." In addition to making sure that your business continuity plan is up-to-date, you can and should encourage your family, friends, and employees to educate themselves about preparedness. Some of this issue's articles can help. 

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