The Underutilized Emergency Notification Tool
Everyone knows how important it is for organizations to have the ability to quickly send emergency notification to a few hundred (or to hundreds of thousands) of recipients. However, it’s also important for organizations to allow those recipients to check for messages proactively.
Watch this web-based round table discussion and learn from three industry experts as they discuss essential operational applications for inbound notification — and why it should be part of your crisis communication plan. Learn how it can:
- reduce strain on system administrators and agents
- reduce expense
- help control the message
- enhance crisis communication for corporations, organizations, governments, communities, emergency personnel, first-responders, CERTS, and more.
Aaron Callaway is the Managing Director for Fairchild Consulting focused on business continuity. Over 15 years of consulting and information technology experience. Fairchild Consulting services clients nationally with their regional offices in Philadelphia, PA and Boston, MA. Prior to Fairchild Aaron lead the Strohl Consulting Group and was a senior member of SunGard Consulting focused on the Government and Healthcare verticals. He routinely speaks at the nation’s largest industry conferences.
Aaron’s passion for consulting started at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and Deloitte Consulting where he served life science clients and focused on business process improvement, eCommerce, synchronous manufacturing, and enterprise resource planning system (ERP) implementations.
Areas of Focus:
- Continuity Consulting
- Program Solution Architecture
- Business Process Transformation / Adoption
- Governance Program Development
- Program Office Development
- Project Leadership
Dennis Hamilton has been in the Emergency Management services industry for over twenty-five years. Internationally recognized as a visionary and innovator in Crisis Management and Emergency Response Planning products and services, Dennis has earned the reputation as one of North America’s foremost practitioners. Today, Dennis is the President and CEO of Crisis Response Planning Corporation (CRPC), providing Crisis Management advisory services to major organizations throughout North America and Internationally. A renowned speaker, teacher and author, Dennis has been able to articulate, promote and create a level of understanding for a business practice that has been ever growing in importance. Dennis has been able to forge ideas and concepts into principles, disciplines and solutions that form much of what most now consider industry standards within all aspects of ‘Crisis Preparedness’, including; Notification Services, Crisis Management, Crisis Communications and Operational Risk Management.
Tim Bonno, is a business continuity professional currently working in the insurance industry. Prior to his current position, Tim was a business continuity and emergency management consultant, specializing in the development and delivery of training and education. Tim also enjoyed a successful 30+ year career with a Fortune 50 telecommunications company where he held a variety of positions including leading the company’s business continuity and emergency management efforts. It was during that time he successfully integrated CERT into a corporate environment and subsequently worked with many communities across the United States promoting Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT).
Fourteen years ago, Tim co-founded the business continuity professional group “MidAmerica Contingency Planning Forum (MCPF)” in St. Louis, Missouri and serves again as its current President. He has recently been named to the Editorial Board of the Disaster Recovery Guide. Several articles Tim has written on various business continuity and emergency management topics have been published in trade journals.
Tim serves as the Training Lead and a Ground Search member of the Eureka Fire Protection District’s Search and Rescue Team which was deployed to Joplin, Missouri following the devastating tornado earlier this year.