Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

Scott Howard

Scott Howard is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with over 15 years experience in information technology, software development, and technical training. Scott is Omnilert’s Director of Technical Support and has been a member of the Omnilert team since 2008.

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Keeping it simple: A guide to an effective and easy emergency communications plan

Preparing and rolling out a communication plan is an often thankless, always difficult job. It’s one of those tough jobs that sounds so simple, but it’s not simple at all. It just looks “too easy” when it’s done right. When you’re doing your job right, nobody notices you and that’s a good thing.

 

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Emergency Planning & Preparation

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Managing user data: The Hybrid Method

Here at Omnilert, we often see schools, businesses, and other institutions seeking a better way to manage user information for their emergency notification systems.

 

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ENS Implementation & Management

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Opt-Out: Data Collection Checklist

An “Opt-Out” Emergency Notification Service (ENS) is one where you (the institution, school, or business) load in contact info for your users. The users can then “opt-out” if they don’t want to receive your alerts. (This is the opposite of “opt-in”, where users must self-subscribe for alerts.)

 

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ENS Implementation & Management

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Top 5 emergency message templates you need today

“Hope for the best. Prepare for the worst.”

 

We’ve all heard that adage a thousand times before. No place is that more true than in emergency management.

 

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ENS Implementation & Management, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Emergency Communications & Notifications

Scott Howard

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