The most difficult part of preparedness is not the development of plans and procedures, but keeping plans current and knowing how ready your organization is to effectively respond to and recover from any emergency.
The market is full of new and improved planning tools for:
- Business Continuity
- Disaster Preparedness
- Disaster Recovery
- Continuation of Operations (COOP)
- Safety & Health
- Fire & Flood
- Severe Weather
- Employee, Visitors, Patient
- Risk Management
- Team lists
Wouldn’t it be great to:
- Use one tool for all of your planning needs?
- Leverage your existing plans in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Images etc?
- Manage all plans centrally with version control and distribute as needed to appropriate personnel’s computer, tablets, and smart phones
- Manage members, contact information, teams and assignments centrally
- Proactively remind appropriate team members when plans need to be updated
- Track plan updates as to when, how frequent, and when next due
- Track certifications, items to be completed, test events, etc.
- Add accountability to plan teams
- Have full reporting on all activities and non-activities
- Have an Executive Dashboard to show preparedness levels by area or facility
Common sense tells us that if we can accomplish these things, we should be more efficient and effective in planning and being prepared for emergencies. Let’s discuss how a planning tool can improve your planning process and disaster preparedness.
Nearly 70% of our partner’s clients came after previously choosing a planning tool that was too complex, lacked critical support, and/or the ongoing cost was too high. This “best practice” can make a difference in your planning.
Call us to discuss how we can help you improve your planning process at 803-427-5040.