PLANNING, TECHNICAL STUDIES, & RESEARCH
With the growing interaction and improved coordination between the Federal, State and local governments, an integrated and comprehensive planning approach that meets the needs and capacity of our clients is becoming even more critical and essential to their operational and programmatic success. To meet these changing and oftentimes complex demands, our planning approach incorporates the latest evidence-based knowledge, proven practices, and the latest industry, state, and Federal requirements.
OUR APPROACH INCORPORATES THE LATEST EVIDENCE-BASED KNOWLEDGE, PROVEN PRACTICES AND THE LATEST STANDARDS...
Integrated Solutions Consulting’s (ISC) team of technical specialists have developed sophisticated plans, directed technical studies, and conducted complex research on a wide variety of topics and covering a diverse array of disciplinary backgrounds. ISC is proud to be recognized for its thoroughness and reputation for always going above and beyond to develop work products that exceed the expectations of our clients.
GENERAL PLANNING SERVICES
Community Outreach & Engagement
Environmental Action Planning
Focus Group Facilitation & Interviews
Benefit Cost Analysis
Community Technical Surveys & Analysis
Community Preparedness Campaigns
Data Collection & Analysis
Hazmat/Commodity Flow Studies
Social Media Campaigns
Risk and Vulnerability Assessments
Threat and Hazard Identification Risk Assessments
SPECIFIC PLANING SERVICES
Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attack
Comprehensive Emergency Management Planning
Continuity of Operations Planning
Debris Management Planning
Disaster Recovery Planning
Emergency Operations Planning
Functional Needs Planning
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Hazard-Specific / Incident-Specific Planning
Mass Casualty / Fatality Planning
Mass Shelter Planning
Public Health Preparedness Planning
Case Study Research
Qualitative / Quantitative Research
Business Continuity Professionals
Certified Emergency Managers
Certified Professional Planners
Cyber Security Specialists
Homeland Security Professionals
Marketing & Media Specialists
Public Health Professionals
Public Safety Professionals
MARKETS WE SERVE
Federal, State, and Local Governments
Tribal Nations & Communities of Culture
Organizations and Associations
Hospitals & Healthcare
Schools, Universities, and Education
Ports & Transportation
Churches & Civic Groups
SAMPLE CASE STUDIES & INNOVATIONS
community resiliency & Sustainability Planning
ISC Provides Hazard Resiliency Planning Across the Nation
Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) assists clients to develop All-Hazard Mitigation Plans that identify and integrate essential mitigation strategies and actions for natural, technological, and political (terrorism) hazards. The All-Hazard Mitigation Plan is developed in accordance with the latest requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000), while also incorporating key strategies identified in the National Response Framework and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) initiatives, directives, and strategies. ISC has documented success that this approach to mitigation planning, not only enhances the quality of a community’s hazard mitigation plan, but also improves its ability to be operationalized and implemented in a post-disaster setting.
community outreach and engagement
ISC Executes Public Education & Community Outreach Strategies
The ISC Team has successfully executed large, sophisticated public outreach strategies for planning efforts in multiple urban and regional settings. ISC and its team have documented success in implementing public outreach strategies that utilize mass media and public forums, build community consensus, and enhance the effectiveness of planning. These outreach efforts have required the development of public information materials and documents, such as press releases, fact sheets, manuals, and other education-related products.
ISC is a Leader in Comprehensive Emergency Planning
At Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC), we recognize that government only is not enough to meet the challenges of a successful and comprehensive emergency management program. ISC has been intimately involved with the creation, development and implementation of comprehensive emergency management preparedness programs and a strong advocate of FEMA's “Whole Community” approach. ISC has been instrumental in promoting the principles and enhancing the resiliency and security of communities with a strategic framework that engages members of the community and key stakeholders as collaborative planning process and sharing of resources.
ISC has been intimately involved with the largest disasters and catastrophic incidents around the globe. This experience, coupled with our expert knowledge in the field of emergency management, offers clients with a service that cannot be matched by others. Our approach to emergency management has allowed our clients to expand their reach and deliver services more efficiently and cost effectively to build, sustain, and improve their capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. ISC offers comprehensive emergency management planning services including but not limited to hazard mitigation planning, disaster recovery planning, evacuation planning, special/functional needs, sheltering, points of distribution, mass care, scenario-based, hazard-specific, and other essential emergency response activities during time of disaster or emergency.
ISC Uses Scientific Rigor to Design & Conduct Community Surveys
The ISC team consists of experienced professional that possess the academic merit of designing and conducting complex surveys and data analysis. The ISC team has conducted survey studies to evaluate the effectiveness of government programs, organizational performance, customer and resident satisfaction, community behaviors and perceptions, and other complex studies at multiple levels of government and sizes of organizations. Our ability to design and conduct surveys that utilize scientific methods and rigor, conduct sophisticated analysis of the data and information obtained, and present the findings in a meaningful and easy to interpret manner are at the cornerstone of offering our clients accurate, reliable, and valid solutions.
public health & Hospital Planning
ISC is a Leader in Public Health Emergency Planning
Our team assists public health departments in the development and enhancement of Public Health Emergency Planning and provides strategic and operational measures that guide client’s management in the unfortunate event of a public health emergency. Plans are specifically designed to incorporate and enhance capabilities for the following categories: medical surge, mass fatality management, social distancing, isolation and quarantine, epidemiology, surveillance, public awareness and prevention, preventative hygienic practices, and continuity of operations. ISC assists public health departments to update and expand the scope of their existing emergency planning in order to increase the level of awareness and to maintain an appropriate level of steady-state preparedness throughout their jurisdictions.
Specifically, ISC has nationally-renowned expertise in developing, augmenting, and implementing a comprehensive design for Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) planning that has proven successful. By working efficiently and collaboratively with clients’ subject matter experts, ISC has enhanced compliance with CDC’s Technical Assistance Review. Through these synergistic efforts, clients have been able to satisfy grant requirements and ensure future SNS/CRI funding.
Business Recovery & Continuity of Operations Plans
ISC Helps to Develop Strategies to Ensure Continuity and Recovery
A major disaster, public health incident, or emergency could result in the loss of key leadership, partial or complete interruption of critical service or operational capacity, damage or destruction of essential facilities, loss of critical IT infrastructure, and the destruction or loss of vital records. During these events, essential services must be continued and full operation must be quickly restored. The ISC team has experience working with all levels of government, international companies, and sophisticated organizational structures to develop and implement Crisis Communication Strategies, Business Continuity Plans (BCPs), Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs), and Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP), and Continuity of Government (COG) Plans. Our diverse and extensive Disaster Recovery & Incident Support Services capabilities, coupled with our experience with cutting-edge organizational preparedness technologies, such as the Odysseus™ Enterprise System, provides a unique skill set that cannot be matched.
community vulnerability & hazard Risk analysis
ISC has Recognized Expertise in Community Vulnerability & Hazard Risk Analysis
As part of our clients’ overall risk assessment, ISC provides an analysis and modeling of all-hazards. ISC has seasoned veterans with insight and experience in the development of natural, technological, and political hazard vulnerability analysis and risk assessments. Specifically, ISC ensures that our model:
case study analysis & research
ISC Conducts Research-Based Case Study Analysis
At ISC, we recognize that conducting a thorough case study analysis can reveal new discoveries that often times goes unnoticed by the leadership of organizations, communities, and government agencies. However, a good case study requires more rigor and often more complex than the typical qualitative and quantitative study. To ensure the quality of the result, case study design must accommodate for construct validity, internal validity, external validity, and reliability. There are a multitude of case study designs, but regardless of the design, ISC will provide results that are value-added to your organization and provide meaningful insight for the years to come.
ISC Delivers Successful Environmental Planning & Permitting
Over the recent past decades, corporations and communities have become sensitized to the importance of being stewards of the environment and are often challenged to balance the necessity to be environmental friendly with desire to grow, develop, and commercialize. As a result, there has been a growing number of compliance requirements and regulations that are designed to protect our land, air, and water by preserving our environmentally sensitive areas, reducing pollution, and controlling the release of hazardous materials. Integrated Solutions Consulting's (ISC) team of environmental planners, engineers, and scientists offer our clients a collaborative approach that leverages our relationships with regulatory agencies to take a proactive yet creative approach to solve a community's or organization's environmental challenges. Our past experience has demonstrated that communities and corporations can successfully manage environmental concerns while offering a level of transparency that reflects their goodwill to customers and results in growth and prosperity. Our services include:
Climate Action Planning
ISC Develops Climate Action Plans that Achieve Reduction Goals
Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) is experienced in developing Climate Action Plans and working closely with communities to create meaningful strategies to cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Because there are many source of emissions in any given community, ISC's method is comprehensive, creative, and thorough to explore of all emission sources and reduction strategies to achieve your community's emission goals. Additionally, we will help you to identify meaningful benchmarks and actionable metrics to monitor your climate action success and assist your community's leadership in making current and future decisions.
INTERESTED IN PARTNERING WITH ISC?
We are proud of our partners and those that have worked with us. Our relationships extend over a decade. Our philosophy is that life is a two-way street. We foster relationships that are mutually beneficial. Our philosophy has led to maintaining prosperous long-term relationships that go beyond one opportunity.