Event-Aware

Actionable Emergency Response Planning for Meetings & Events

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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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07/29/2015 - Workplace Violence

According to OSHA, murders in the workplace are the leading killer of female employees and the second-leading killer of males. But workplace violence is not limited to murders. This issue discusses the many faces of workplace violence and what steps you can take to prevent violence and how to recognize the potential for such violence. Is your team working on a workplace violence plan? This should be part of your business continuity efforts.  

 

Latest Articles & NewsBriefs

Business Continuity Planning

April 17, 2019 - If you have a business continuity plan, that's terrific. Obviously you know how important it is to have a plan. But have you updated it lately? Considered any new risks for which you should plan? Made necessary changes in personnel? And if you don't have one, perhaps it's time you got started on one. This issue can be helpful regardless of your situation. 

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Social Media

April 3, 2019 - Nearly all businesses use social media in one form or another, whether it's for marketing, customer/client communication, or other applications. We're not sure, however, if any businesses have made plans to respond to and manage a social media crisis. If you don't have a plan, these articles should convince you that you need one and also help you create one. Don't wait until it's too late to get started. 

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Cyberattacks

March 20, 2019 - Every year recently seems to be the year of the cyberattack, and 2019 will be no exception. We no sooner figure out how to fend off one cyberattack than a new one is on the horizon. These articles focus on what types of attacks you need to look out for, how to strengthen your defenses, and even writing a cyberattack playbook. We think you'll find some helpful information here. 

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Testing and Training

March 6, 2019 - A recent survey indicated that about 2/3 of the businesses that have continuity plans do not test them. Are you one of these businesses? If you don't test the plan, you will never be sure it will work as expected. There don't have to be elaborate scenarios or schemes; even simple tabletop testing will help you determine if things will go as planned. 

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Workplace Violence

February 20, 2019 - Just one year and a day after the anniversary of the Parkland shooting, another workplace active shooter took five lives in Illinois. Such violence has become so commonplace that it's critical we know what to do in the event of an active shooter or other violence -- and also how to recognize potential trouble and what to do about it. This issue can be helpful in determining your policies with regard to workplace violence. 

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