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5 Tips to Improve Your Next Tabletop Exercise
August 14, 2017 - 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.
Who Should Participate in Your Next Tabletop Exercise?
August 7, 2017 - Tabletop Exercises impart a significant amount of information regarding communication, response, and recovery skills needed for various scenarios. These simulations can take time to complete, and not everyone will be required or be able to join. Organizations must assess what staff members will benefit most from these exercises and what potential roles they play if a real event should occur. Here are a few factors to consider when deciding who should participate in your next Tabletop Exercise.
Business Continuity Planning: Takeaways from the TRENDS workshop
On June 16, 2017, Bob Mellinger conducted a Business Continuity Planning workshop and a Disaster Experience mock disaster exercise for TRENDS first finance workshop. In this article, Ed Dalere provides some takeaways from this session.
How to Conduct an Effective Tabletop Exercise
July 31, 2017 - Proactive education and training is an essential part of maintaining business continuity and preparing for unexpected events. However, even if an organization has a documented business continuity plan, some employees might not know what's in it, or the strategy might never have been tested. Tabletop Exercises from Attainium can help companies gain the knowledge they need to recover and respond to a variety of situations.
Top 6 Tabletop Exercise Scenarios for 2017
July 23, 2017 - Business continuity plans alone aren't enough to ensure organizations can overcome unexpected situations. These strategies must be tested, revised to cover critical vulnerabilities and tested again. Conducting a Tabletop Exercise scenario can help train staff, raise their levels of awareness of the business continuity plan and verify their capabilities to communicate, respond and recover from various events. Check out one of these top six scenarios for your next Tabletop Exercise.