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Tuesday
Dec102013

Building a More Resilient Enterprise: Case Study

Learn how Xcel Energy has increased resilience, increased response speed and lowered risk with the help of MissionMode's Situation Center, a virtual command center combined with an emergency notification system.

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Tuesday
Dec032013

Crisis Preparedness is a Top Priority

One of the most important issues facing communications and PR professionals around the world remains the need to be prepared to deal effectively with crises. A massive international study of practitioners has ranked the importance of crisis preparedness second only to dealing with the speed and volume of information flow.

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Tuesday
Nov262013

Why Organizations Forget What to Do in a Crisis

It's perfectly natural to feel a sense of panic when crises pop up while you're going about your business, but, if you do it right, you can lean on your business continuity and crisis management preparation for the direction and structure you need to sort things out. Of course, that requires you prepare correctly, something that is often severely lacking in the corporate world.

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Tuesday
Nov192013

The Importance of Tailoring Alert Messages to Communication Channels

When sending an alert through an emergency notification system, it’s important to have the best possible message for each type of communication channel. Voice, SMS and email channels each have different characteristics and the allowable length  of the message differs between each of these channels. The wording and structure of a message can determine a positive or negative outcome.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

Winter Weather Preparedness and Resiliency

Winter storms and other severe weather events are an unavoidable part of doing business. Over the last 10 years, winter weather was responsible for an average of $10 billion per year in global economic losses. When severe weather threatens, planning and preparedness are essential for a company to protect its assets, operations, employees.

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Tuesday
Nov052013

The 12 Biggest Mistakes in Crisis Communications

The cheapest way to turn experience into future profits is to learn from others' mistakes. These examples of inappropriate crisis communications policies, culled from real-life situations, will provide a tongue-in-cheek guide about what NOT to do when your organization is faced with a crisis.

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Tuesday
Oct292013

Ensure Accuracy of Communication with Message Templates

How you communicate with stakeholders could make the difference between swiftly containing an incident and creating a media circus. One way to ensure accuracy of messages is to develop message templates in advance. Having template messages can simplify complex concepts and improve communication during chaotic situations.

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Tuesday
Oct222013

How Long do you Realistically Have to Respond to a Crisis?

Today’s reality is this: you have a whole 15 to 60 minutes to respond to a public crisis. And guess what! That timer begins with the start of the crisis—not from the time that your organization becomes aware of its existence.

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Tuesday
Oct152013

MissionMode Exhibiting at the BCM World Conference

The BCM World Conference and Exhibition is the premier event for the global Business Continuity profession. MissionMode will be exhibiting in booth #51. The exhibition is free to attend.

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Tuesday
Oct082013

Crisis Management Skill a Must for Top Communicators

Corporate communicators say crisis management is their single most important prerequisite for success.  And that importance has increased dramatically in the last few years.

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