This paper provides examples and suggestions for effective communication and promotion of your emergency notification service to your stakeholders. By following the easy-to-implement steps, your stakeholder response and data accuracy will greatly improve.
First responders such as Police, Fire, and EMS combined with volunteer Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) need effective emergency response systems to ensure the chain of command is followed, and operating units understand their role in emergency response—so that their efforts are coordinated and not competing.
After this city's public works department implemented their new EMNS (to faciliate effective communication with first responders during an emergency) they discovered a compelling non-emergency use for the system—providing them with ad.
Communication technology is evolving rapidly today how a message is sent influences how it is received…and perceived. It has also never been more relevant than in the field of Emergency Communications and Management, where merely employing a communications technology doesn’t mean a message is delivered or understood.
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. Work during and after an emergency to help ensure their message is heard, understood, and shared—to combat rumour and misinformation.
There are so many “emergency notification” vendors to choose from. How do you determine which emergency notification system (ENS) is best for your organization? Some systems use only phone while others only use email. Some vendors provide outbound mass notification only.
Pressure to develop an emergency notification strategy doesn’t ensure schools will end up with a solution that will ease the burden of responsibility and accountability on school administrators, emergency planning personnel, or response teams.
You know the who, what, where, and why reasons for simple outbound mass notification. But what is enterprise-class emergency and incident mass notification? Check out this fun infographic to see what we think it is.