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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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Tuesday
Feb252014

6 Ways to Get Your Emergency Alerts Noticed

How do we get people to realize a situation is urgent? Many of us experience information overload—phone calls, texts, email and social media. It’s a challenge to get your alert noticed, let alone to convey a sense of urgency.

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Tuesday
Feb182014

Why Crises Should Make Executives Feel Insecure

It’s no surprise that crises can have a dramatic and prolonged effect on organizational reputation and share value. But new research now documents what we have known intuitively for a long time – that crises cost executives their jobs, and the stock market is brutally unforgiving of poor management performance.

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Tuesday
Feb112014

Infographic: Using Social Media as a Crisis Management Tool

To reach the broadest audience possible during a PR crisis, corporations and other organizations are turning to social media. This infographic shows some of the ways in which organizations have benefited from using social media.

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Tuesday
Feb042014

Best Practices for Emergency Notification Messages

When sending an alert through an emergency notification system, it’s important to have the best possible message for each type of communication channel. This presentation gives you a variety of best practices for each communication channel. Follow these guidelines and your alert will be more successful.

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Tuesday
Jan282014

Risky Business at the Olympics

The Winter Olympic Games begin soon in Sochi, and there has been a good deal of news about the risk of terrorism. Risk management has become an essential part of preparing for the Games. Several recent articles examine the role of risk management at the Olympics.

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Tuesday
Jan212014

How Can You Get Employees to Care about Business Continuity?

A problem plagues business continuity efforts around the globe – the average employee simply does not care. If employees don’t care, the best-laid business continuity plans will be difficult to fully implement. Learn five reasons that they don't care and ideas for how to counter that problem.

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