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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Event-Aware

Actionable Crisis Management Planning for Meetings & Events

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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.

We focus on the continuous improvement of your organizational resilience. 
By developing, managing, and exercising these plans, your team will know what to do and how to do it when a disruption occurs.


Upcoming Events

September 8, 2021

 ALA First State Chapter

October 12, 2021

 NALMCO

October 25 & 27, 2021

 IFMA World Workplace 2020


Business Continuity Planning

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 planning ("Plan-A-ware"), ongoing plan testing and plan maintenance.


Tabletop Exercises

To ensure that your Business Continuity Planning will work when disaster strikes, Attainium develops and delivers innovative tabletop exercises and drills to improve plan usability and awareness. 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 YourselfTM Tabletop Exercises.


Seminars and Workshops

Attainium also produces seminars & 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.


Consulting and Training

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.


Crisis Management Planning for Meetings & Events

Event-Aware simplifies developing and deploying crisis management and emergency response plans for meetings and events by putting the information literally at your fingertips. The service combines plan development (using what you have or starting from scratch), then deploys it to an easy-to-use mobile app making Crisis Management Planning for Meetings & Events both actionable and accessible.

Latest Articles, Blogs & NewsBriefs

Apply Pandemic Lessons to Evolve and Improve your Business Continuity Plan

by Rasheeda Childress, Associate Editor at Associations Now

It has been nearly a year since associations began implementing continuity plans due to COVID-19 closures. Now, those plans must adapt to face new challenges, such as weather crises—like those in Texas—when workforces are more remote. Bob Mellinger, CEO of Attainium Corp, shares insights on how to look forward after looking back.

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Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations?

Employers and employees alike are wondering… can vaccines be required for workers to return to the office? Seems like an easy answer since the law is clear that COVID-19 vaccination can be required as a condition of employment (with certain caveats). However, as the saying goes, nothing is as simple as it seems.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Next Tabletop Exercise

Tabletop Exercises serve as critical tools for organizations to evaluate their business continuity plans and advance their processes. Like most other training methods, Tabletop Exercises cannot remain stagnant. They must be evaluated and further developed over time to include new considerations and opportunities. By following these five tips, you can improve your next Tabletop Exercise and impart essential skills to all participants.

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Is NOW a good time to update your business continuity plan?

COVID-19 has been a decisive test of your business continuity plan, and it may still be challenging you today as the pandemic rages. So why would now be an optimal time to develop or revise your plan? For one thing, you likely learned a lot about what worked, what you might have done differently, and what definitely wasn't covered in your plan. For another, especially since we may face similar challenges over the next few months, you need to review your assumptions and decisions and identify any required changes. In reality, COVID-19 may not be the only crisis we face in the year or years ahead.

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Human Capital and Emergency Succession Planning

The pandemic certainly has changed things - work, home life, school, socializing, etc. - in ways we would never have imagined. We work at home, school at home, socialize over Zoom, have our groceries delivered, and take all the precautions needed to keep ourselves and our families safe. At present, there is no real end in sight to COVID-19 and no view into what “normal” might look like in the future because the situation changes all the time. It’s hard to know if anyone has figured out the real impact of the pandemic on our home and work lives. For this reason, business continuity planning takes on even more importance since poor planning can hurt our ability to continue day-to-day operations. 

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