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June 28, 2018

View The You’ve done your research, secured a budget and checked all the other boxes that go along with government...

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June 14, 2018

Crisis situations and many other unexpected events are chaotic by nature. When you’re in charge of sharing critical information with your stakeholders, this chaos can be greater than needed if you and your team aren’t prepared with a well-defined communication plan.

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May 29, 2018

You’ve put in the groundwork, done your research and are finally ready to purchase a mass notification system. So, now what? Without the attention and understanding from your residents, your emergency alerts may not be as effective as you hope.

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May 29, 2018

We’ve all heard terms like WEA and EAS – but many people do not understand the differences and how these all fit into the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). This federally mandated program first started in 2006 and provides government agencies with a way to send alerts to residents when it can directly impact life and/or property.

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May 24, 2018

Hurricane season seems to intensify each year. For coastal states, recent seasons have brought severe flooding, billions of dollars in damages, and loss of life. The earlier preparedness plans begin, the better. A key element of a strong plan is knowing how to communicate with residents and staff.

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May 18, 2018

Many agencies understand the use cases of mass notification systems for resident alerting during emergency events. What makes a great mass notification program, however, is taking it a step further to create strategies that work across various communication channels and among different teams or departments.

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