Business Continuity Planning Services

AVENTUS Solutions provides a complete range of Risk Management services in the areas of Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery, IT Continuity Planning and Project Management.
 

 
In the area of Business Continuity, we have been performing a wide variety of services for private sector and government clients, since 1997 and to this day our focus is on professional excellence.

We made the decision to establish our risk management practice methodology on the newly updated DRII The Institute For Continuity Management Professional Practices.  Since then we have maintained our in-house proprietary methodology, updating it as industry standards have changed and incorporating current standards such as:

  • DRII The Institute For Continuity Management - Professional Practices
  • Project Management Institute – Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)
  • International Organization for Standardization – ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management

Our Business Continuity Risk Management practice is implemented in a variety of service areas, as listed below:

  • Business Continuity Program Development and Implementation
  • Business Continuity Program Management, including maintenance and audit
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Continuity Plan Development
  • Plan Exercise and Training
  • Business Continuity Training

We use certified practitioners who hold mainly Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) certifications from the Disaster Recovery Institute with additional certifications from from other organizations.

We also apply the principals of project management to all projects big or small. The project management principals applied in our Business Continuity Risk Management practice methodology are based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as set out by the Project Management Institute.

IT Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

AVENTUS Solutions provides a complete range of Risk Management services in the areas of IT Continuity or IT Disaster Recovery Planning.

We have been performing a wide variety of IT Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Planning services for private sector and government clients in Canada and the US, since 1997 and to this day or focus is on professional excellence.

In 1997 we established our IT continuity risk management practice based on industry accepted best practices. At that time the standard was ISO 9001and we were able to adopt certified ISO 9001 Y2K business analysis practices in conjunction with one of our major business partners.

In 2003 we made a decision to base our practice methodology on the newly updated DRII The Institute For Continuity Management Professional Practices. Recent updates to our methodology have included the development of a comprehensive ITIL IT Service Continuity Management methodology.
 

 
Our IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery Risk Management practice is implemented in a variety of service areas, as listed below:

  • IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery Program Development and Implementation
  • IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery Program Management, including maintenance and audit
  • IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery requirements development based on Business Impact Analysis
  • IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery Plan Development
  • IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery Plan Exercise and Training
  • Recovery Testing
  • IT Continuity / Disaster Recovery best practices and standards

Our methods enable IT Continuity program managers to focus on creating an efficient project organization, providing a foundation for quick response to change requests, and implementing a project organization which will be constantly improved throughout the project, therefore resulting in higher effectiveness and improved project performance.

Project Management



AVENTUS provides BCP, IT Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Planning project management,.

We have developed an approach to project and program management the encompasses several steps focused on achieving excellent results on time and under budget:

  • Analyze typical project organization practices
  • Propose methods to reorganize project management practices
  • Evaluate proposed methods on actual projects in process

The two main goals are:

  • Efficiently use all available resource competencies
  • Provide a way to implement changes during the project execution
 
Our project managers fill key roles in improving the project management practices on a project or in the project office including formalization of organization roles and responsibilities, assignment of project staff, managing the frequent changes of scope and technological solutions, improvement in project planning, knowledge utilization and role assignments, requirements definition and change management.

Operations Consulting

We can assess your current Business Continuity Program operational framework

It's one thing to have a program in place. It's another to have it functioning effectively and efficiently and to be a sustainable program that will be around in 3 years.

AVENTUS Solutions can provide you with a complete review and assessment of your BCP or ITC, Disaster Recovery Program; document the gaps and provide road map to bring your program to the appropriate level of competency.

Maintenance Outsourcing


AVENTUS provides ongoing operational support for your BCP or IT Continuity, Disaster Recovery Program; performing monthly updates, exercises, training and plan maintenance activities. Why hire a full time employee or distract your valuable staff, when we can do it for less!

Risk Management

Business Continuity Planning, IT Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations is all about risk management.

AVENTUS applies the best of risk management principles when approaching and performing our work. Our goal is to seamlessly integrate with your in-house risk management practices in all areas, including BCP, ITC and DR planning and mitigation activities.