Emergency Mass Notification: Getting It Right When Things Go Wrong

Learn how strategic emergency notification planning can help control the response when things go wrong.

Today news travels fast, usually faster than business continuity and disaster recovery professionals would like it to.

Organizations need to develop strategic emergency notification plans that work before, during, and after an emergency—to help ensure their message is heard, understood, and shared and to combat rumour and misinformation.

Organizations need to develop strategic emergency notification plans that takes into consideration:

  • stakeholders,
  • infrastructure,
  • budget,
  • legislative requirements,
  • operational requirements,
  • different communication technology,
  • and moral obligations.

They can do this by assessing their risk, knowing what communication technology is available, and how to thoroughly evaluate notification systems.