Joint Webinar Focuses On 2015: A Year Of Crisis And Communication

Discussion looks back on the past year to come up with lessons to benefit business continuity in years to come.

SAN DIEGO (December 3, 2015)MIR3®, Inc., the innovator of real-time Intelligent Notification (IN™) and response technology, today announced an upcoming webinar entitled 2015: A Year of Crisis and Communication. The webinar will be hosted by Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) and lead by nationally known crisis experts Ann Pickren, COO of MIR3; Jim Satterfield, president and COO of Firestorm; and Michelle Colosimo, crisis communication expert and director at Black Swan Solutions.

The webinar takes place takes place on Wednesday, December 9 at 11:00am PT (2:00pm ET). Registration is required, though there is no charge to attend.

Over the past year the world has witnessed an increase in crises from natural disasters, active shooters, cyber breaches and more. Because of the Web, social media and a vast variety of news sources, we all know more about each of these events than ever before. For the business continuity professional, this flood of information can be helpful, because hidden within the tragic outcomes of each such event are important lessons to be learned.

In this webinar the speakers will review some of the year’s significant events with an eye towards gaining an intelligence that will enable the business continuity professional to be better prepared for future disruptive events.

“Together we’ll reveal how often business crises really occur, and show how to determine how prepared—or unprepared—your organization may be,” said Pickren. “We’ll discuss the rate of increasing violence in the workplace, communication weaknesses in alerting those impacted, how employees behavior can impact a brand, the surge in cyber crime and much more.” Attendees will learn how to use predictive intelligence to recognize a potential disruption and to quickly put the brakes on runaway rumors and speculation on social media and other outlets.

About MIR3
MIR3, Inc. is the leading developer of Intelligent Notification and response software, which helps organizations enhance communication, protect assets, and increase operational efficiency. MIR3 technology enables advanced rapid, two-way communication for IT, business continuity, and enterprise operations for many of the Global Fortune 100 companies, as well as government entities, universities and companies of all sizes in more than 130 countries. For more information, visit Follow MIR3 on Twitter: @MIR3.

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