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Lessons Learned from Mass Shooting Attacks

Many of us can still remember the shock and horror that went through our bodies when we heard about the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999. While the Columbine attack was almost 20 years ago, the mass shooting at the Sandy school in Connecticut, which killed 20 6- and 7-year-old students and six adults, just passed its five-year mark in December.

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

Juliet Hulse

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

Frank McCathran

Corporate Campus Innovations in Implementing Emergency Action & Response 


Success in organizational or campus safety is contingent upon careful planning and collaboration with other business units. The best outcomes occur when an emergency manager, operations manager, safety director, or the like, assembles a team to assist with testing and implementing their solution. When you’re working with hundreds, or even thousands, of people on a large campus the question comes down to how can you make sure you’re successfully reaching every person?

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

Juliet Hulse

Automating Emergency Notifications: A Scenario-Based Approach

How can you reduce that critical period of time - from recognizing an actionable incident to initiating a comprehensive set of response actions? How can you ensure that the right people receive the right information in a matter of minutes - or even seconds? Automation. In this article, published in the most recent Critical Mass Magazine, we explain how adopting an automated, scenario-based approach can help improve the efficiency of your response plans. 

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

Juliet Hulse

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

Frank McCathran

Using a Pre-Defined Series of Actions to Mitigate Risk

We hope emergencies never happen. With the increasing instances of violence in the workplace, environmental disasters, and terrorism, corporations are being challenged to minimize the associated impacts to operations and lives. Unfortunately, the reality is they will arise at any time. Preparing for potentially disastrous events cannot be left to an ad hoc management approach to risk. The question is how can organizations mitigate risk when they do arise?

 

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

Frank McCathran

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