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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

Testing critical communications systems: it’s not just about technology

For emergency managers, testing is a rehearsal for the unforeseen or even the unthinkable. This especially applies to critical communications that, if conducted properly, could save lives.

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Emergency Planning & Preparation

Samantha Leland

Expert Q&A: Christian Lanphere from Cambridge Health Alliance in MA

The ‘Expert Q&A’ series highlights the experiences of practitioners and thought-leaders in the field of Emergency Management & Response.

Christian Lanphere is the Director of Emergency Management & CHA Safety Officer for the Cambridge Health Alliance in Massachusetts.

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Expert Q&A, ENS Implementation & Management

Samantha Leland

Expert Q&A: Jerry Haynes from EOG Resources in TX

The ‘Expert Q&A’ series highlights the experiences of practitioners and thought-leaders in the field of Emergency Management, Communications, & Response.


Jerry Haynes is a Senior Operations Specialist at EOG Resources (Enron Oil & Gas Company) located in San Antonio, Texas.


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Expert Q&A, Emergency Communications & Notifications

Samantha Leland

Failure is not an option. It’s inevitable.

 Another clear case for multimodality.

Here’s a topic that can be uncomfortable for some to address, yet is too important to ignore:

Technology will fail.

Networks have outages.
Storms knock down phone lines.
Mobile carriers get overloaded.
Email gets delayed.
Power outages occur.
Cell towers get compromised.
ISPs have routing issues.

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ENS Implementation & Management, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Ara Bagdasarian

The power of Scenarios… Now also on the Apple Watch

There’s an instant rush of adrenaline when someone first realizes that a crisis has started.  The mind races, working to process a stressful situation.  There’s confusion and fear; there’s a lot that needs to be done—and every moment counts.


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News & Events, Automating Emergency Notifications

Samantha Leland

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