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Tuesday
May132014

5 Steps to Effective Crisis Preparation, Part 3

Crisis plans must be rehearsed and exercised

An actor would not go on stage after just flipping through the script a couple of times. Once you have your business continuity plan or crisis response plan together, it's time for dress rehearsal—exercises and drills...

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Tuesday
May062014

5 Steps to Effective Crisis Preparation, Part 2

Effective crisis training creates a more efficient response

When it’s crisis time, you need as many helping hands as possible. Having the entire organization on-board will save time and give you more problem-solvers. With the right support systems, you can get more work done with less time spent...

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Tuesday
Apr292014

5 Steps to Effective Crisis Preparation, Part 1

 

Being prepared is an essential part of crisis management, but it seems that a new corporate giant is caught without a clue on an almost daily basis. In this three-part series, I’ll get you on your way to effectively preparing for crises, as well as addressing common mistakes...

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Infographic: Public Health Preparedness and Response

In today’s global economy, public health emergencies such as flu pandemics, natural disasters, chemical accidents and bioterrorism can wreak havoc on the health of your employees, business continuity and economic security. What steps can you take to preserve and protect your business before a crisis strikes?

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Tuesday
Apr082014

Going on the Offense During a Crisis

If the company has the reputation of being an upstanding corporate citizen, it will be easier to earn trust to resolve the crisis. This allows the company to go on the offense to tell its side of the story.

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Tuesday
Apr012014

See Groundbreaking Apps at the Continuity Insights Conference

We'll be exhibiting in booth 200 at the Continuity Insights Management Conference in New Orleans on April 28-30. Come see a demonstration of the groundbreaking mobile apps that are changing the game for Business Continuity and crisis management professionals.

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Tuesday
Mar252014

How To Simplify Internal Crisis Communications

Swift, accurate communication is the most important factor in successfully mitigating a crisis. While there are many articles detailing the methodology behind external communication, the art of internal communications during a crisis is often overlooked.

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Tuesday
Mar182014

12 Emergency Notification Best Practices

For several years, Campus Safety magazine has been compiling a list of best practices recommended by protection professionals, emergency notification manufacturers and other subject matter experts. Here are the 12 best practices that apply to the corporate world.

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Tuesday
Mar112014

Business Continuity Awareness Week 2014

Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) is on March 17-21, 2014. It's an annual global event that is facilitated by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). The purpose of BCAW is to provide a vehicle to raise the awareness of and to showcase the value of Business Continuity as an integrated part of an organization's strategy.

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Tuesday
Mar042014

See Groundbreaking Mobile Apps at the Spring World Conference

We'll be exhibiting in booth 406 at Disaster Recovery Journal's Spring World 2014, the world's largest conference dedicated to business continuity and disaster recovery. Visit us to see the new, groundbreaking mobile apps that are changing the game for Business Continuity and crisis management professionals. And enter to win an iPad Mini.

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