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Apply best practices to plan for, respond to, and manage critical events and exercises. Built on ISO standards, you can respond faster with better collaboration using plans and playbooks, smart workflows, and real-time dashboards and insights, to ensure better incident response, decision-making, and continuous improvement.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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All the tools needed to automate your safety management system in one easy-to-use platform, following ISO standards. Increase efficiency with powerful automation capabilities and provide real time insights to all levels of your business. Configurable notifications, workflows, analytics, and mapping empower your safety personnel to make better decisions wherever they are.

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Maintain a comprehensive view of the wellbeing of your workers, their needs, and the wellbeing initiatives conducted in your organization. Through various assessments, checks, analytics, and resources you can easily manage both the physical and mental wellbeing of personnel across various locations and programs.

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A suite of tools to collect risk data from across your organziation from a range of stakeholders, in real time, and based on ISO standards. Fully customisable, with everything from a simple pre-task assessment though to an organisational risk register, we make it easy to capture risk data and provide the analytics to derive rich insights, to keep your organisation safe and compliant.

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Track all your assets from your vehicle fleet, fixed or mobile plant and equipment though to your critical infrastructure using our range of tools. Plan maintenance ahead of time and by collecting lead indicator data from checklists and assessments on any mobile device, then enable users to update the status of your assets to track utilisation, share documentation and report issues.

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Save time and money by enabling contractors to self-register and progress through a customizable workflow, to check documentation before becoming an approved contractor. Contractors can then be automatically followed up using workflows and notifications to keep their organziation compliant.

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Streamline visitor sign-in using a QR code on a form tailored for your organisation. Visitors can complete inductions, answer questions and acknowledge content then have notifications triggered to their host based on their responses. Once on site, manage visitor cards, broadcast notifications and understand visitor trends to optimise your processes.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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Proactively manage all aspects of physical security operations from anywhere, on any device. Based on ISO standards, streamline your operations using workflow automations to guide information capture, enrichment, follow up tasks, and notifications. Validate threats and risks to drive better investment of your resources.

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Manage cyber threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions, and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Streamline visitor sign-in using a QR code on a form tailored for your organisation. Visitors can complete inductions, answer questions and acknowledge content then have notifications triggered to their host based on their responses. Once on site, manage visitor cards, broadcast notifications and understand visitor trends to optimise your processes.

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Consolidate the threat and risk picture across all your assets, easily demonstrate compliance with security obligations, and gain an ‘all threats’ perspective encompassing physical, cyber, personnel and supply chain. Address and manage cyber threats without having to implement costly new ICT systems and drive continuous improvement and review cycles.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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Manage cyber, emergency and security threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Track all your assets from your vehicle fleet, fixed or mobile plant and equipment though to your critical infrastructure using our range of tools. Plan maintenance ahead of time and by collecting lead indicator data from checklists and assessments on any mobile device, then enable users to update the status of your assets to track utilization, share documentation and report issues.

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Save time and money by enabling contractors to self-register and progress through a customizable workflow, to check documentation before becoming an approved contractor. Contractors can then be automatically followed up using workflows and notifications to keep their organziation compliant.

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Follow ISO standard approaches to determine disruption impacts and develop plans & recovery strategies to address risks. Track gaps, dependencies and tests, capture exercises, and manage insurance details. Scale up to any incident and back down to business as usual as quickly as possible and drive continuous improvement.

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Apply best practices to plan for, respond to, and manage critical events and exercises. Built on ISO standards, you can respond faster with better collaboration using plans and playbooks, smart workflows, and real-time dashboards and insights, to ensure better incident response, decision-making, and continuous improvement.

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Manage cyber, emergency and security threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Ensure preparedness across your organisation. Conduct business impact assessments and quickly identify essential functions. Assess hazard and threat risks. Identify technology, assets, facilities, and critical personnel. Gather and assemble essential information and documents. Develop, test and maintain your COOP plans. From readiness and preparedness to reconstitution, manage all four phases of the Continuity of Operations Plan to minimize business loss and disruption.

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Virtual Emergency Operations Centers Are Here to Stay. But what are considered best practice operations?

From tornadoes to floods to explosions, emergency agencies bring experts together in emergency operations centers (EOCs) to manage and coordinate operations. Before the pandemic, they did so largely in person. The risk (and reality) of infection, however, has forced EOCs to go virtual – out of necessity.  

Makeshift affairs, many of these virtual emergency operations centers (VEOC) are virtual in name only. How, then, to get the most out of your VEOC?

First things first, a virtual emergency operations center still has to meet the same objectives that brick-and-mortar emergency operations centers were set up to achieve in the first place. Those goals are likely to include (1). establishing a common operating picture, (2). facilitating long-term operations, (3). improving continuity, (4). providing ready access to all available information, (5). simplifying information analysis and verification, as well as (6). promoting resource identification and assignment. And those goals are usually pursued via the following, core EOC functions:

  • Coordination. Inter-agency coordination as well as capability and resource management. Incident command frameworks, like NIMS and AIIMS, will usually require that communications and information management systems for all EOCs must be deployed with due consideration to the interoperability and redundancy of systems.
  • Policy-making. Creating broad-reaching policies.
  • Operations. Direction of all incidental tactical operations required during the disaster response.
  • Information-gathering. Determining the nature and extent of disaster conditions, including damage assessment.
  • External communication. Informing relevant publics, including the media.

 

Funny enough, these functions can transfer seamlessly enough to the digital world. Just ask, organisations that made the shift to VEOCs (pre-pandemic). They found that they got even more out of their virtual offerings than their traditional EOCs. That included when VEOCs were set up to supplement, rather than replace, brick-and-mortar structures.

What was key to the successful transition, then? We’d say technology mattered. Effective VEOCs aren’t just a collection of video conferences, a trap many pandemic-era agencies might fall into if they aren’t careful.

Instead, effective VEOCs make the most of available digital technologies (mobile, cloud-based platforms, video, incident management dashboards, geographic information systems, etc.), to create an integrated emergency management solution. And that solution facilitates data-driven response to major incidents.  

It’s this point that’s key. The sum has to be greater than the parts. VEOCs, like traditional EOCs, must yield positive outcomes in terms of response capabilities. The in-built advantage that VEOCs bring, though, is the ability to give managers and responders anywhere, anytime access to available incident management tools and information.

Adding to that, VEOCs should give practitioners the ability to share critical resources, continuity data, and important reports on a unified platform that senior leadership can log in to, as well. This digitisation of information management processes, in particular, will help teams establish a common operating picture of an incident quicker.

Other core EOC goals fan out from there. For instance, anecdotal data shows for-profit and non-for-profit organisations who’ve given VEOC access to city emergency management staff find that the virtual setup helps accelerate multi-agency collaboration.

Why? Relevant people come to the table sooner without a sometimes-steep geographical barrier to entry. After they do, access to critical information keeps everyone on the same page throughout the lifecycle of the incident.

What’s more, since effective VEOCs improve information sharing, they require fewer administrative resources to keep up. In contrast, (pre-pandemic) physical EOCs took larger staffs to maintain, with those teams often comprising highly qualified practitioners who could otherwise be at the disaster site.

Of course, that’s no reason to jettison your fixed facilities just yet. We’ve seen ample evidence that a mixed physical/virtual approach helps to better maximise resources. But remember, technology matters. To learn what specific technical capabilities can drive better VEOC outcomes, download our best-practice guide.

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