Wednesday, July 8, 2015


There are many types of communication, and you most likely use most of them in your business endeavors – crisis or emergency communication, employee communication, social network communication, etc. You may even have plans for all of these. This week, we look at some of the important communication issues and we hope you’ll take a look at your plans and see how they might be improved.

How does a company actually communicate in 2015? Very, very carefully.  (Item #1)   Find out the proper steps business continuity planners need to take to develop and execute an emergency communications plan. (Item #2)   With all of the advancements in technology, it has become more difficult to justify poor communication. (Item #3)

Given its important role, crisis communication must be part of an effective business continuity plan, and not come as an improvised afterthought. (Item #4)   Remember that effective employee communication is a crucial component of any comprehensive crisis management strategy and indispensable to minimizing crisis-related damage. (Item #5)   Data security is not one size fits all, nor is a data security communication plan. (Item #6)

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