Contingency: Although the FedRAMP PMO does not provide a template for Contingency Plans and Incident Response Plans, is there any information that needs to be included?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Contingency Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Contingency related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Contingency specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Contingency Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals…

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 852 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Contingency improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 852 standard requirements:

  1. Have the it security cost for the any investment/project been integrated in to the overall cost including (c&a/re-accreditation, system security plan, risk assessment, privacy impact assessment, configuration/patch management, security control testing and evaluation, and contingency planning/testing)?

  2. You need to ask yourself two questions and organize contingency plans around them: what if? Next, think through how you would handle a crisis organizationally. to whom do you go to get the facts?

  3. Disaster recovery planning, also called contingency planning, is the process of preparing your organizations assets and operations in case of a disaster. but what do we define as a disaster?

  4. How much contingency reserve (e.g., reserves or buffers of time, resources, and cost) is needed to provide the organization with the level of certainty it requires based upon its risk tolerance?

  5. Are there contingency sites available from which back-up systems can be employed if the location of the main site is impaired, say by fire or flood or another disaster?

  6. Although the FedRAMP PMO does not provide a template for Contingency Plans and Incident Response Plans, is there any information that needs to be included?

  7. Have operational issues, such as daily operation, maintenance, contingency planning, awareness, and training, and documentation been considered?

  8. Are there any special requirements for CHs spending up to the micro-purchase threshold for contingency or humanitarian aid operations?

  9. What is the purpose and process behind requiring a CSP to complete an incident response test and contingency plan test before 3PAO assessment?

  10. Do you review service provider contingency plans, testing of the plan, and incorporate the plan into our own recovery plan?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Contingency book in PDF containing 852 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Contingency self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Contingency Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Contingency areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Contingency Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Contingency projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Contingency Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Contingency project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its staff financial services are appropriately effective and constructive?
  2. Risk Audit: Are procedures in place to ensure the security of staff and information and compliance with privacy legislation if applicable?
  3. Project Performance Report: To what degree do team members agree with the goals, their relative importance, and the ways in which their achievement will be measured?
  4. Scope Management Plan: Are enough systems & user personnel assigned to the Contingency project?
  5. Initiating Process Group: Do you know all the stakeholders impacted by the Contingency project and what their needs are?
  6. Probability and Impact Assessment: What should be the level of difficulty in handling the technology?
  7. Milestone List: What would happen if a delivery of material was one week late?
  8. Cost Management Plan: Is an industry recognized mechanized support tool(s) being used for Contingency project scheduling & tracking?
  9. Project Schedule: Are procedures defined by which the Contingency project schedule may be changed?
  10. Probability and Impact Assessment: Who will be in command to monitor and control the performance of the consortium members (consortium leader/client)?

 
Step-by-step and complete Contingency Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Contingency project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Contingency project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Contingency project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Contingency project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Contingency project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Contingency project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Contingency project with this in-depth Contingency Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Contingency projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Contingency and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Contingency investments work better.

This Contingency All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.