Critical Mass: The Omnilert Blog

Ara Bagdasarian

Reaching your people via the way they consume information is the essence of a multi-modal or multi-channel approach.  Our world presents a multitude of communication vehicles, each with their own unique relevance based on the context of the information. Each unique environment presents different individuals with different roles and level of access, and having the ability to instantly reach everyon …

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David Wade

There were a pair of incidents last week where schools sent erroneous messages through their Emergency Notification Service (ENS). One was a system test that sent an inadvertent bomb threat message resulting in a locked down Colorado High School http://on9news.tv/14479G2, and another had parents frantic with worry over unintentional voice calls indicating their children were missing http://ti.me/1 …

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Ara Bagdasarian

Omnilert has always adhered to this simple principle when it comes to pricing:  Sending an emergency alert should never be a financial decision.   It can be very tempting to purchase a discount mass texting system that has a very low annual fee but then requires the purchase of “buckets of text messages,” so you only pay for exactly what you use.   It makes financial sense – right? Addressing this …

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Katherine Chalmers

Click to download the white paper Since ancient times and across nearly every culture, humans have shared the terrifying stories of blood-sucking, undead revenants who prey on unwary victims in darkest night. What should you do if a kiss of vampires attacks your workplace? Like any life-threatening situation, the key to successful survival is excellent preparation. Just in time for Halloween, the …

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David Wade

I recently attended a webinar where one of the invited speakers had an all-too-common issue that many organizations face; a change in their leadership team affecting their crisis communication process. He had attributed the issue as a technical one, but we’ll see that this case is one where some pre-planning would save the day. The timeline on this story reads like a textbook example of what not t …

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David Wade

Omnilert is excited to be exhibiting at the HR Tech Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV. The HR Technology® Conference is the world’s leading conference & expo on technology for Human Resource executives and professionals. Stop by Booth 2453 to learn about the easiest to use critical communication system on the market, see our new native Desktop Alert software in action, and speak to us to lear …

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Omnilert

LEESBURG, Va. – September 30, 2014 – Omnilert, the pioneering innovator in mass emergency notification systems, today introduced Omnilert Desktop Alerts, an extension of the company’s popular multimodal alerting system.  The new add-on allows customers to quickly and easily display alert messages directly to their alert recipients’ desktop or laptop computer screens. Although the company has long …

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David Wade

We are excited to exhibit our e2Campus service at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Orlando next week. The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference explores the toughest IT issues facing higher education and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community. This year’s conference will be held in Orlando, Florida on September 29th – October 2nd at the Orange County Convention Center. Stop by Booth 467 to le …

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Katherine Chalmers

Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency alerting systems, today announced that September marks the tenth anniversary of the company’s founding.  Everyday more than 20,000 organizations and 9.5 million people rely on the company’s Omnilert, e2Campus, Amerilert and RainedOut alerting services to stay safe and connected. In 2003, Omnilert founders Ara Bagdasarian and Nick Gustavsson read about the heartbr …

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Omnilert

When an emergency strikes, response times are extremely important, which is why you need to make sure you have the right people approved to issue an emergency notice.

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