Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

Frank McCathran

Frank drives all sales, marketing, and customer success initiatives for Omnilert. He has built his career in developing and implementing enterprise solutions to help organizations improve safety, enhance operational efficiencies, and mitigate risk.

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Implementing an Emergency Response & Action Plan at a Corporate Campus

Steve Jobs once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” meaning in order to create something or do something that’s never been done before, you have to be willing to go where no one has gone before. That’s what leading is all about. So it is no surprise that many of our clients are innovators in their respective industries. They’re often doing what no competitor is doing, and that’s what sets them apart. The same is true for their approach to emergency notification.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Automating Emergency Notifications

Frank McCathran

Emergency Preparation – A Life Lesson Learned from Sports

It is said that there are many life lessons that can be learned by playing sports.  Persistence, attitude, teamwork, accountability, patience, and fun all top the list.  Having the privilege of being a youth football and baseball coach over the past decade has provided me with the opportunity to help the next generation experience successes and failures.  These triumphs and struggles, of course, act as a platform for said life lessons – but not just for the young athletes…

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Frank McCathran

Exceeding Expectations and Obligations to Warn

Regardless of what industry you’re in - education, healthcare, manufacturing, government, corporate enterprise, or hospitality - communicating effectively with busy staff and employees can always be a challenge. The stakes increase when an unexpected emergency situation occurs. In today’s society, people expect to be notified and to be provided guidance on what they should and shouldn’t do when these emergency situations transpire. In any business, of course, exceeding your people’s expectations is paramount.

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Automating Emergency Notifications, Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Frank McCathran

Introducing Omnilert 6: Evolving Emergency Notification & Response

Omnilert continues to lead the mass notification industry with the announcement of the latest critical communications platform release, Omnilert 6. Available immediately, Omnilert 6 enables greater automation, scalability, and integration with your organization’s emergency action and response plans. This release marks the next critical step in the evolution of the industry.

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Automating Emergency Notifications, Selecting the Right ENS, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Frank McCathran

Emergency Notification Best Practices in Aftermath of False Warning

As an industry leader in emergency notification, one would imagine that we were swamped with inquiries related to the false missile warning in Hawaii and Japan; and more recently with the active shooter 'false alarm' at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. We were. Whether the questions came from the media, customers who have implemented our solutions, or organizations planning to implement Omnilert, the inquiries were unified in theme.

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Automating Emergency Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Frank McCathran

Announcing 2018 Critical Mass Magazine - Automating Emergency Notifications

We are very excited to share the 2018 volume of Critical Mass Magazine: Automating Emergency Notifications.  

 

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Automating Emergency Notifications, ENS Implementation & Management, Selecting the Right ENS, Critical Insights, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Frank McCathran

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