Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mass Communication Systems

May 24, 2017 - Ever since the shootings at Virginia Tech, mass communication systems have been evolving into tools that can help save lives and businesses. What is your method of communicating to your employees about a disaster or disruption? If you don’t have some kind of system, you should take a look at this week’s articles that discuss these systems and how to choose them.

The author discusses how organizations can use employee communications platforms to identify who is affected, communicate instructions quickly, and receive quantifiable responses from those who might be at risk. (Item #1)   Here are just a few ways you can promote your ENS that you can mix and match to ensure your recipients are aware of the new service and the benefits to them. (Item #2)   Ensuring employees know what to do to rebound and then effectively communicate with customers, partners, suppliers, etc. is critical in any business continuity plan. (Item #3)

Here is some helpful advice about selecting and evaluating mass communication vendors. (Item #4) Here are several best practices to help garner voluntary internal participation for your mass notification program. (Item #5)   Let’s take a quick look at some of the ways a mass notification system can enhance evacuation procedures. (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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