Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

TCPA & SMS Messaging - What it means to you

Recently, there has been an emergence of questions on Listservs and discussion groups about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Rumors are circulating that the industry is changing, that text messages are getting shorter, and ‘unsubscribe’ messages are going to be included on every outgoing message from now on. It’s not quite a panic, but I’ve seen several questions come across my desk in the past few days seeking clarity on exactly what’s going on.

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Eric Polovich

Frank McCathran Named Omnilert’s New Vice President

Leesburg, Va. – Omnilert, LLC recently announced the hiring of Frank McCathran who is now serving as the company’s vice president. He will be responsible for sales, marketing, and customer success initiatives.

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News & Events

Samantha Leland

Planning and Critical Communications

We’ve recently been discussing ‘the Most Important Minute’ - that first minute during a crisis situation when every second counts. Since emergencies can be frantic and emotional by nature, what you do during the first minute of a crisis can severely impact the outcome. That is why it is essential to plan well in advance and be ready to execute your Emergency Response Plan, and critical communications should definitely be a part of that plan.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Eric Polovich

Omnilert Announces New Network Status Dashboard

Omnilert is pleased to introduce the new Network Status dashboard. This new resource allows customers to access live updates related to the Omnilert Network. The genesis was to provide full transparency to our customers and to fulfill our quest to be continually responsive to our customers’ needs and requests.

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News & Events, ENS Implementation & Management

Scott Howard

6 Simple Guidelines for Effective Emergency Procedures

It’s nothing new to hear that preparation is critical to any emergency response. Like any organization, I’m sure hours, even days, have been spent crafting a plan for just about any occurrence, from a minor utility outage to a major storm or worse, an armed assailant on your grounds.

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Emergency Planning & Preparation

Scott Howard

Getting it done right: “Proven Success Indicators”

When it comes to critical communications, just as flying an aircraft filled with hundreds of passengers, failure is not an option. There is no second chance to get it right.  So, when it’s crucial that your communications are received, can you be certain your organization will succeed? Ongoing performance testing and measuring all of the ‘moving parts’ of a system goes a long way toward reducing this risk. This is where Proven Success Indicators come in.

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ENS Implementation & Management

Eric Polovich

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