Everbridge for Business Continuity/Resiliency

Business success relies on how rapidly you can recover when disaster strikes.

Natural disaster, security breach, weather event, human error. Most organizations have to deal with occasional business disruptions that can be costly and dangerous. With Everbridge, you can make sure that business continues, ensuring employee accountability, issuing alerts coordinating response teams, initiating conference call briefings, and providing regular updates.

Business Continuity/Resiliency Use Cases

Employee Protection and Life Safety

  • Safety alerts. Rapidly notify employees about severe weather, fires, power outages, gas leaks, chemical spills, vandalism, theft, acts of violence, and more.
  • Remote roll-calling. Generate personnel rosters in real-time through polling to account for absences and to determine staffing needs.
  • Public health emergencies. Sustain communications throughout public health emergencies, such as H1N1. Provide safety and prevention tips, symptom information, vaccine logistics (locations, times, and follow-up shot reminders), and more.
  • Evacuations. Manage evacuations, provide shelter-in-place guidance, and issue status updates and re-entry instructions. Include maps and other important documentation as attachments to the message.
  • Work cancellations. Issue alerts for weather-related closures, cancellations, and return-to-business-as-usual announcements.

Emergency Response and Management

  • Crisis team activation. Assemble emergency response teams and alert public law enforcement agencies to situation.
  • First-responder dispatch. Dispatch security to respond to incidents.
  • Response team management. Notify and assemble incident response teams. Use polling to determine people resource availability and reporting times. Leverage conference calls to brief the team and determine next steps.
  • Media briefings. Coordinate briefings with security and executives using on-the-fly conference calling.

Continuity of Operations and Compliance

  • Critical operations alerts. Show proof of sustained communication to enable business continuity during a disaster or other incident.
  • Situation updates. Provide ongoing status updates as an incident progresses and is resolved.
  • Rumor control. Prevent the spread of misinformation and rumors through proactive communications.
  • Policy changes. Alert employees to changes in policies and procedures.
  • Compliance. Comply with HR employee accountability notification and reporting requirements.