BCMS

BCMS

BCMfort is a pragmatic, uncomplicated BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM that will ensure your organisation can manage its BCM programme, no matter the number of staff, locations or entities. BCMfort can be hosted in the cloud or on Premises to ensure that your availability, reliability and security needs are fulfilled

BCMfort start on the premise that each and every one of clients is a unique organisation with its own culture and way of doing things. Our approach is to work with our client’s key people to identify their critical business activities and what it takes to continue to deliver against your organisations goals and objectives. We create the secure and accessible environment online for clients to ensure their plans are developed to manage the risks they face.

Benefits

Continual Improvment

Continuous improvement, in regard to organisational availability and performance, focuses on improving resilience through continuous and incremental improvements to processes, controls and the mitigation of threats and vulnerabilities.

Resilient staff and systems

A resilient workforce is one that performs well under pressure and deals quickly and effectively with disruptions. resilient systems come with careful analysis and implementing controls to ensure availability.

Data analysis

Is the organisations information up to date, without looking at thousands of lines of code, BCMfort gives Coordinators and users powerful reports and dashboards to ensure that staff stay on top of this important task.

Proactive and Reactive

BCMfort ensures organisations are prepared by taking both a proactive and reactive approach to mitigate risk and ensure business continuity. It is essential that we understand the risks our organisation faces and take proactive steps to reduce their likelihood and impact. BCMfort also ensures that you know what needs to be done and by whom […]

Collaboration

Centralised storage of all BCM related information in a pragmatic, intuitive solution that will ensure your organisation can manage its BCM programme by consolidating all its information to reduce duplication, no matter the number of staff or locations.

Accountability and transparency

Transparency as the system is audit-able and traceable with logging of all changes to the system. Staff are assigned access by using the user, team, tag and business unit concepts to define the BCM roles and responsibilities.

Robust communication

BCMfort can be configured to contact your staff through email in an emergency. Alternative communication is possible by interfacing into different solutions such as Twillio for SMS and voice notifications. Please contact us for additional information.

Total staff involvement

BCMfort embeds BCM with business leaders and staff to ensure commitment to develop and implement the required BCM policies, roles and responsibilities.

Integrated controls

BCMfort integrates additional frameworks such as Cyber Security, OH&S, Quality Management and Environmental Management.

Core Features

Business Impact Assessment

With the BCMfort workflow, organisations start with a Business Impact Assessment (BIA) to identifies and documents essential products and services; the critical processes and resources required to deliver these; and the recovery plans required to resume normal operations.

Risk Management

We at BCMfort have taken the complex topic of Risk Management and turned it into a manageable cycle that can be used by any company, request a demo to see how we can help. Risk Identification – of threats that may disrupt the organisation resources, identifying risks requires a broad approach.  To make your business continuity plan most […]

Control Management

Once the risk assessment is complete and the threats and resources have been identified and assessed, organisations will often choose to mitigate or transfer risk. BCMfort makes this a simple step to manage within the Control Management module.

Recovery Planning

When a disaster strikes, it is important to plan! How will you get to a safe place? How will you contact one another? How will your business continue to operate? Now that you have identified the risks, you need to setup a recovery plan in the event of an incident. Let preparation dictate your response, […]

Alert system

If there is an emergency you want one straightforward and practical way to inform everyone, and the BCMfort platform has this feature. When the alert system is activated, it sends out the relevant instructions to the necessary staff to take action against the emergency.

Event Management

BCMfort allows staff to manage events from the Event Management Module. These events are linked to BCPs so that the project manager can assess the situation and activate the necessary staff to restore the resources that have been compromised. The response Team then logs into the system to see what tasks have been assigned to them, as the tasks […]

Dashboard and reporting

At BCMfort we believe that the easier an application is to use the greater benefit you and your staff will get from it. We have designed the platform to make it easy to see what is happening with risk throughout your organisation so that you don’t need to hold many additional meetings with an excessive […]

File Manager

Storage is supporting documents to consolidate all your BCM information into one repository. You can link to these documents throughout the system, ensuring the right information is available when required.

Advanced Features

Observations

Stakeholders enter new observations and review observations that have been entered and shared by other users for easy management from one screen, The Observation owner delegates and Action Owner, Action Plan and a Due Date to ensure that the appropriate actions are taken to resolve the observation. The observation allows you to create comments for all the […]

External requirements

Consolidate and manage the organisations External Requirements, such as Contracts, SLAs, Regulations (Government, Industry)

API

BIG DATA – large organisations may have thousands or even tens of thousands of nodes, so automation of data is essential to the success of the project.  BCMFORT has been developed using the Python Language and the Python Django Framework for its backend Business logic. This also includes using the Django Rest Framework for the restful […]

Certificate Module

Are our factories, office and distribution centers up to date with their certificates. if supplier certificates are not up to date can this impact the supply chain? With the certificate module we can set start and end dates to easily monitor when certificates need to be replaced for each business\node in the network work.

Templating

BCMfort allows customers to create templates to speed up the process of building the organisation’s supply chain and its different nodes. This means when the initial system is created, templates can be linked to Nodes to pre-populate the system with data. Many Processes, Risks, Resources and Controls will be the similar or the same for […]

Policy Manager

Create policies and link these to Controls in the Control Management module. Replicate Policies to other applications through our API to ensure only one copy of each policy.

Business Continuity Management Software

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.