ReadyOp Advantages for Retail Chains

ReadyOp is used by retail stores and chains, corporations, school districts, hospitals and government agencies nationwide at the federal, state and local levels. These clients all have the same issue – the efficient and effective way to manage and report daily operations as well as the ability to handle incidents and adverse situations. ReadyOp is the single platform that provides planning, daily operations, and incident response, all consolidated in a single, easy to learn and easy to use program. ReadyOp is a web-based, software as a service (SAAS), program that requires no new or on-site hardware or programming.

Retail Stores, Chains

  1. Planning
  2. Daily Operations
  3. Incident Mangement
  4. Situational Awareness
  5. Personnel Management
  6. Asset Management
  7. Vendor Management
  8. Better Communications
  9. BOLO’s
  10. Response to Adverse PR
  11. Backup to Current Communicaitons
  12. Human Resources, Company Rules
  13. Forms
  14. Checklists, Reports

Retail chains use ReadyOp as a web-based platform that provides a single, secure location accessible 24/7 from any location to consolidate plans, rosters, locations, assets, forms and more. Simple icons provide for immediate communication via text, call, email, alerts and unified notification with individuals, groups or teams. Forms can be shared with mobile devices for immediate situational awareness.


Each organization has its own secure site to plan and to use for daily operations and for response to incidents. Plans and operations can be built and stored securely in ReadyOp on a by location, region and systemwide basis. Assets can be listed along with their location, person to contact and other information that may be needed. Diagrams, charts, maps, pictures, report forms and other documentation can be securely stored yet immediately available from any location. ReadyOp also provides efficient planning and response for response to disasters and for continuity of operations (COOP) and recovery. ReadyOp is the COOP platform for multiple organizations including many federal agencies.

Several features and capabilities included in ReadyOp are of particular value for retail stores and chains.
These advantages include:

Planning and Organization

  • Plan for daily operations, special events, incident and emergency response and other operations. Planning with ReadyOp can include people, assets, contacts, tasks, maps, reports and more, all in one secure display for each location as well regions and systemwide.
  • Users use ReadyOp’s dashboards for visual displays and fast, efficient access for reference and communications.


  • Locations can adjust their shift and daily staffing and support, including notifications to alternates and supply vendors, quickly and efficiently.
  • A Files tab is available for storing and accessing maps, photos, forms, schedules and other reference material that may be needed.
  • Since planning is done in a single database, updates are immediate and available to authorized users systemwide at any location.


  1. Communications – Daily, Emergency Response, COOP
  2. Coperations – Schedules, Checklists, Updates, Requests
  3. Maintenance – Checklists, Schedule, Status
  4. Dispatch – Communications, Radio, Multi-Agency Notifications
  5. Regional Fusion – Multi-Agency Coordination
  6. Situations – COOP, Recovery, Operations, Incidents, Large Events

Daily Operations

  • RaedyOp provides multiple ways to communicate quickly and efficiently with individuals, groups, teams, reserves and others, including outside agencies.
  • Checklists and report forms can be created in ReadyOp to be used in the field for reporting status and updates. These reports can be completed using smartphones and sent to the agency’s ReadyOp’s dashboard immediately and securely.
  • Situations Reports and other reports and updates can be distributed quickly via text, email and voice recordings/alerts.
  • Incident response actions are faster and more complete when the response actions are preplanned and stored in ReadyOp.


  • Create and use checklists and reports to manage operations, inspections and incidents.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting and inspections can be securely and efficiently completed from any authorized user’s laptop or smartphone.
  • Forms can be designed and used for asset management and tracking, personnel and volunteer management, training programs, and volunteer signup/enrollment.
  • Forms can also be used for evaluations, feedback and suggestions.

Incident Management

  • Plan response actions, personnel, assets and notification groups, including tasks and checklists.
  • Emergency plans, floorplans, diagrams and other information for each location can be stored in ReadyOp’s Files tab and available 24/7 to support immediate communication and response actions.

  • Initiate and coordinate response actions from the agency’s ReadyOp dashboard. Notify operations staff, security staff and responding personnel of incidents and emergencies.


Incident, Emergency Response

  1. Plan, Organize Teams and Actions
  2. Plan Groups, Personnel, Tasks
  3. Plan notices to outside groups and agencies depending on type of incident
  4. Multiple Comunications Options to individuals, teams and groups
  5. Create and use checklists, SitReps and Active Incident forms to keep personnel updated
  6. Automatic Logging and History of actions and communications
  7. Easy to Use, Easy to Update
  8. Secure, Available 24/7

Camera Videos to Laptops

  • Increase situational awareness. ReadyOp allows authorized persons, including responding fire and law enforcement personnel, to securely view video from available camera feeds on their laptops and smartphones.
  • With proper setup, live video could be viewed by authorized corporate security persons via their laptop or cellphone at any time.

Event Planning and Operations

  • Planning for special events with ReadyOp can include people, assets, organizations, tasks, maps, files and more, all in one secure location for quick reference 24 hours a day.
  • Plans can and should include incident and emergency response, plus plans for adverse weather and other contingencies.
  • Since planning is done in a single database, updates are immediate and available to authorized users.

Better Communications

  • Company communications improve when using ReadyOp.
  • Better and faster intercompany communication improves support, efficiency, coordination and profitability.
  • Better communication also improves employee morale and company loyalty. This improves customer service and helps reduce costs associated with recruiting and training new employees.

Retail Stores, Chains

  1. The easier to communicate, the more people will communicate
  2. Increased communications within the company builds:
  3. Better Brand Identity
  4. Improved Employee Morale
  5. Better Custumer Service
  6. Less Turnover
  7. Increased Emplpoyee Longevity
  8. Better Custerom Service
  9. Less Turnover

No other program provides all of these capabilities, plus these important features:

  1. No New Hardware to Purchase
  2. No Software to Install, Update
  3. Secure access 24×7 from any Location
  4. Radio Interoperability
  5. Low Cost. Easy to Learn. Simple to Use