October 30th, 2014
Did you know that there are 2 billion smartphones in the world today? That’s billion with a “b.“ It is also estimated that 90 percent of adults in the U.S. own a cell phone. Two-thirds of those people find themselves checking their phones [...]
October 28th, 2014
For the past few weeks it seems you can’t turn on the news without hearing about the Ebola virus. It’s made its way to the U.S. but thankfully the risk of a major outbreak in this country is extremely low. Still, it leaves many organizations, hospitals, and state and local government [...]
October 22nd, 2014
On March 11, 2011, Japan was hit with what is now called the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami (also referred to as the Tōhoku earthquake). As the strongest earthquake ever recorded for Japan, it resulted in more than 15,000 deaths and approximately 2,600 people missing to this day. The subsequent [...]
October 16th, 2014
- What’s in store for the upcoming season
- Best practices for multi-disaster planning
- Solving severe weather communication challenges
October 16th, 2014
Everything is bigger in Texas, and there isn’t a bigger conference for Jack Henry Customers than the 2014 Banking Educational Conference and Technology Showcase in Grapevine, Texas. The Everbridge team is more than excited to be part of this event.
October 10th, 2014
The leaves are changing and fall is in full swing – meaning that fall conference season is in full swing, too. Starting on October 19th, through the 22nd, Everbridge will be making its mark on the nation’s capital at the Fusion 14 IT Conference in Washington, D.[...]
October 8th, 2014
Concerns over Ebola outbreaks have become increasingly clear and present across the U.S. this week. This is a serious disease, and like all pandemics, requires special care and consideration when it comes to preparation and critical communication.
In a recent white paper, [...]
October 2nd, 2014
Welcome to the first edition of a new, ongoing series of roundups from all corners of the critical communications spectrum. It’s been a busy few weeks in our world—as it always is—and communication during all types of critical incidents, ranging from the well-publicized Ebola scare in the U.S., to the [...]
September 23rd, 2014
For utilities, almost anything can be considered a “disruptive event.” Weather, in particular, can wreak havoc – everything from a mild storm that causes a branch to fall on a power line, to an F5 tornado that takes out a power station.
There is a less publicized issue for utilities, however, and [...]
September 17th, 2014
Small emergencies generally require limited communication outside of your organization. But what happens when a big one hits, and you need to get in touch with healthcare facilities, law enforcement agencies, and other outside parties? If you have to go through a complicated chain of command to reach those contacts, the damages of an [...]