Creating Chaos for a Purpose

Creating Chaos for a Purpose

We specialize in chaos.   In fact, we create chaos by developing simulated crisis exercises that test and validate crisis teams at all levels of an organization. In this blog I’m going to discuss three crisis scenarios that we have found to be of serious...
NASA Knows: 4 Key Lessons Learned From Tabletop Exercises

NASA Knows: 4 Key Lessons Learned From Tabletop Exercises

To NASA, fifty years ago and up to this day, NASA’s life-or-death learning is achieved through emergency simulation exercises.   Gerry Griffin knows a thing or two about responding to risks. He was the Mission Control flight director for all of NASA’s Apollo...
Why We Exercise

Why We Exercise

For September’s Whiteboard Wednesday video series, Rob will be discussing all things crisis simulation exercises. In this 10th episode, Rob talks about why we exercise.  ...
5 Questions to Help Create Situational Awareness

5 Questions to Help Create Situational Awareness

During an incident it is imperative that the CMT (Crisis Management Team) has good overall Situational Awareness throughout the whole event.   This will allow leaders to better understand the situation enabling them to make well informed and accurate decisions....
Why We Exercise

The Crisis Management Plan

In this 9th episode of the Whiteboard Wednesday video series, Rob discusses the Crisis Management Plan and what should be included in it.  ...
Why We Exercise

Horizon Scanning

In this 8th episode of the Whiteboard Wednesday video series, Rob talks all about Horizon Scanning. “Understanding our vulnerabilities requires visibility throughout the whole organization.”  ...