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A Proactive Key for Enhancing Profitability  Alex Rainold, Managing Partner The Alexander E. Rainold Consultancy
<ul><li>Can provide Back-Up/Relief to Crisis Action Team Members </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Field Experience in </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Oil Spills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catastrophic Spill/Pipeline Breaks/HAZMAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>   Is an oi...
<ul><li>A pro-active long-term solution </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis: Uninterrupted Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Focus...
<ul><li>The OLD Reactive Methodology   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery = 1980’s Reactive Thinking </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Establishes a  structure  to evaluate every facet of an organization </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes organizational fle...
<ul><li>In Disaster/Contingency Scenarios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BR reduces costs associated with traditional Disaster Reco...
<ul><li>DISASTER RECOVERY </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS RESILIENCY </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a mission statement:  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Does your plan adequately address all of these areas?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Command and Control </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Identify  critical business functions </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct  formal vulnerability analysis </li></ul><ul><li>A...
<ul><li>20 + years emergency management experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boeing at the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Whi...
<ul><li>US Strategic Petroleum Reserve   </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Pollution Act (OPA 90) compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Environ...
<ul><li>US Strategic Petroleum Reserve </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Spill on-scene spill exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency re...
<ul><li>Initial assessment and/or implementation project plans </li></ul><ul><li>Formal vulnerability analysis </li></ul><...
<ul><li>For  immediate response , contact: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Alexander E. Rainold Consultancy </li></u...
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  1. 1. A Proactive Key for Enhancing Profitability Alex Rainold, Managing Partner The Alexander E. Rainold Consultancy
  2. 2. <ul><li>Can provide Back-Up/Relief to Crisis Action Team Members </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Field Experience in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Regulatory Compliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Military Experience in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis Logistics </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Oil Spills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catastrophic Spill/Pipeline Breaks/HAZMAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Is an oil spill an acceptable/unacceptable business risk? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hurricane/Tornado/Flood/Lightning Strike </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Is weather an acceptable/unacceptable business risk? </li></ul><ul><li>Mandatory Evacuation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parish/County Government-Ordered Evacuation (Hurricane Katrina) </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Can you operate elsewhere for 2 months or more? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire/Explosion/Other Employee Endangerment </li></ul></ul><ul><li> Is government-ordered evacuation an acceptable/unacceptable business risk ? </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorist Acts </li></ul><ul><li> Are terrorist acts an acceptable/unacceptable business risk? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>A pro-active long-term solution </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis: Uninterrupted Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: Organizational effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Mission-based, with measurable objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High availability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meets compliance agency requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Effective cost-control tool </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The OLD Reactive Methodology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery = 1980’s Reactive Thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Continuity = 1990’s Transitional Thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure and IT-based </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employee and business process-based </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The New Proactive Methodology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Resiliency = 21st Century (Post-9/11) Thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Part of planned operations rather than a reaction to some event you hope won't happen </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business process redundancy at geographically separated facilities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Succession planning </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Establishes a structure to evaluate every facet of an organization </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes organizational flexibility–key to avoiding interruption to customer service while executing recovery plans in the event of an unexpected contingency </li></ul><ul><li>Allows an organization respond to normal organizational activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisitions/divestitures/rightsizing/market fluctuations </li></ul></ul>Business Resiliency is All-Encompassing
  7. 7. <ul><li>In Disaster/Contingency Scenarios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BR reduces costs associated with traditional Disaster Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dramatically reduces/eliminates employee travel and per diem expense </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces number of costly testing exercises that fatigue an organization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BR produces a leaner, more agile organization structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quicker response: streamlines linkage to all organization levels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Less downtime: stay connected to your customers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lessens “reputation risk” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Side Benefit: In normal operations, BR results can be used to right-size employee population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifies non-essential business functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminates redundant employee effort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces payroll costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protects against work stoppages </li></ul></ul>Business Resiliency is Cost Effective
  8. 8. <ul><li>DISASTER RECOVERY </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS RESILIENCY </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a mission statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. “Uninterrupted customer service” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. Recovery time objective (RTO) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- 24 hours?/120 hours?, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. Other? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conduct formal vulnerability assessment </li></ul><ul><li>a. Which risks are acceptable? </li></ul><ul><li>b. Which are not? </li></ul><ul><li>Write a plan to mitigate the risk </li></ul><ul><li>Formulate a robust DR budget </li></ul><ul><li>Test the plan </li></ul><ul><li>Document and fix the shortfalls </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat the process annually </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a mission statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. “Uninterrupted customer service” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conduct formal vulnerability assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. Which risks are acceptable? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. Which are not? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Establish small, redundant, geographically separated work locations </li></ul>Disaster Recovery vs. Business Resiliency
  9. 9. <ul><li>Does your plan adequately address all of these areas? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Command and Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are your own key teams quickly responsive, accountable, and well trained? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis Leadership—have your leaders been tested? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In an emergency, how quickly can you connect with your organization’s First Responders, i.e., in the middle of the night? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When was your last all-employee recall drill? Results-percent actually contacted? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can your customers call you if you primary call center goes down? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How soon can your vendors respond? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When did you last field test your IT system at a site located “out of harm’s way”? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When was your “IT Data Recovery Plan” exercised? Is it up-to-date? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are you on a first-name basis with all state, parish/county, and municipal First Responders and Planners and what are their cell phone numbers? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When was the last time each one of those partners visited your facility  and vice-versa? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>When did you last test your plan? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Identify critical business functions </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct formal vulnerability analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze your present DR plans </li></ul><ul><li>Field test your present DR plans </li></ul><ul><li>Write improved contingency plans </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure regulatory compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Move your company from reactive, DR-based, planning and testing, to a proactive business resiliency platform </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>20 + years emergency management experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boeing at the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Whitney Bank, US Air Force </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive contingency plan writing and plan auditing experience </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics plans and programs experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>USAF in Operation Desert Storm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extensive formal training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>USAF Logistics Plans and Programs course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USAF Contingency Planners’ course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USAF Personnel in Support of Contingency Operations course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Dept. of Homeland Security National Incident Management Structure course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coastal Community Readiness training, National Hurricane Conference (certificate ) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>US Strategic Petroleum Reserve </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Pollution Act (OPA 90) compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Protection Agency interface </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plans [SPCCs] </li></ul><ul><li>Facility Response Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Clean Water Act Regulatory compliance </li></ul><ul><li>HAZMAT spill reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Oil spill response </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency response planning </li></ul><ul><li>“ Spill Control and Countermeasures” Plans (SPCCs) </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental audit team leader </li></ul><ul><li>Spill prevention trainer </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>US Strategic Petroleum Reserve </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Spill on-scene spill exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency response planning </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane/tornado training </li></ul><ul><li>US Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis Action Team- Operation Desert Storm </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Initial assessment and/or implementation project plans </li></ul><ul><li>Formal vulnerability analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Tailored response plans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget-sensitive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quick-reaction checklists </li></ul><ul><li>EOC/Command Post training/exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Damage mitigation </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term business resiliency strategies </li></ul>Our Deliverables (Work Products)
  15. 15. <ul><li>For immediate response , contact: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Alexander E. Rainold Consultancy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alex Rainold, Managing Partner </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Office: (504) 861-8225 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile: (205) 317-5312 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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