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About DSM Forward

DSM Forward is a compilation of playbooks devoted to helping businesses and industries prepare for next steps related to economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. DSM Forward includes industry-specific playbooks with assessments and recommendations — leveraging international, national, state and local sources, and following federal, state and local public health official recommendations — to help guide businesses and organizations as they determine pathways toward the future in an everchanging landscape.

How to Use DSM Forward Playbooks |  Industry Playbooks  |  Business Function Playbooks

Current Impact & Future Trends  |  Frequently Asked Questions

Industry Playbooks

The industry playbooks include industry-specific recommendations to help guide businesses and organizations as they determine pathways toward the future in an everchanging landscape.

















Business Function Playbooks

The business function playbooks include takeaways that are specific to professional functions that could be present in any business, regardless of industry.







Legal Disclaimer

The Greater Des Moines Partnership's DSM Forward playbook is not intended to constitute legal advice or provide specific direction. The preparation of a business continuity or preparations plan should be undertaken with the advice and direction of appropriate specialists and personnel, in consideration of the unique circumstances impacting each business. Third-party websites or material linked to or referenced in DSM Forward are for informational purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation of The Partnership of that material or its authors.