In the event of a critical situation or emerging risk, for example, a terrorist incident or a local COVID-19 outbreak, rapidly delivering crucial information to the right audience is imperative. Here we explore a few mass notification solutions available that can help communicate and collaborate during global and critical events and emergencies.
While the overall impact of the coronavirus is still in question, organizations can mitigate the damage it may cause by using mass notification stay in contact with their employees to keep them informed about any changes or developments.
Concert venues and other events often draw large crowds. This can cause numerous issues when event organizers and building administrators are trying to communicate safety information. Noise and other distractions can make it difficult to grab people’s attention and relay instructions that will keep them out of harm’s way. Whether it’s an active shooter, bomb threat, severe weather, fire, or some other emergency, you need to have plans in place to share information with attendees and manage the situation at hand.
Enterprise decision makers know to “expect the unexpected” when it comes to business continuity planning. But the increasingly complex threat environment is challenging organizations as never before to prepare for an expanding range of incidents.
47% of emergency decision-makers said severe and extreme weather events are their leading concern when it comes to emergency communications and response, outpacing other events such as active shooters (23%), cybersecurity attacks (13%), IT outages (10%) and workplace violence (6%).
College administrators and managers focus on planning for every possible emergency scenario in advance of each upcoming school year. However, new threats always emerge that will test your people and processes.
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