The Readiness Test™

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do you use scenarios? Shouldn't planning be "all hazards"?

We found that having a scenario makes it easier for the participants. It helps them imagine the impacts and focus on the questions.
You could certainly use a very non-descript scenario like "loss of locations, resources, and staff" if you wish.
And, yes, when you prepare, we recommend preparing for the effects of the disaster, not each potential cause.

What are the color indicator thresholds?

Preparedness Score Averages

Recoverability Confidence Index™ Scores

How do you calculate the scores?

There is a little bit of "secret sauce" in background, but basically here are the calculations:

Other calculations (e.g., NIST, ISO222301) run along similar lines

What are the different kinds of users in the Enterprise Version?

What do the different verisons of The Readiness Test™ cost?

More information is available on our website.

What industries do your customers represent?

Current customers using The Readiness Test™ come from the following sectors:

What clients or software is necessary for me to download?

None. The Readiness Test™ does not require anything other than a browser.

Note: To watch the videos, you must be allowed to access YouTube.com.

What browsers and mobile devices are supported?

To use the full functionality of the systems and graphical reporting displays:

Brand Versions supported
Internet Explorer 8.0 +
Firefox 2.0 +
Chrome 1.0 +
Safari 4.0 +
Opera 9.0 +
iOS (Safari) 3.0 +
Android Browser 3.0 +

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