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How Crisis Communication Helps Courts Operate More Efficiently

Courthouses and judicial facilities need crisis communication and emergency alerting capabilities like any other enterprise. These entities face the same notification and emergency response challenges, such as:

  • Early closure or cancellation, and a need to inform people of severe weather conditions or to clear time for the Court due to unexpected demands
  • Notification of
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Harnessing the Ultimate Potential of Secure Mobile Technology

Advances in mobile technology are making it easier for government workers to be more efficient and productive, and deliver more advantages to their colleagues and citizens who need their services.

The owners of homes and businesses destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, for example, were able to get faster responses to their claims from the Federal Emergency Management Agency than would have ...

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John Linstrom, Community Engagement Manager
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New York’s Surprising Mass Alert - The Future of Crisis Communication?

The digital manhunt for the suspect in the mid-September 2016 Chelsea district bombings in New York illustrates both the promise and challenges of advanced crisis communication and emergency alerting.

New York City, State, and Federal agencies investigating the attacks moved rapidly to reach out to the public, using a variety of means. The result was that almost anyone at risk had the ...

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David Kleidermacher
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BlackBerry Software is our Business

We're so excited to share that Gartner just gave BlackBerry the highest score in 6 out of 6 use cases in its "Critical Capabilities for High-Security Mobility Management" report, which provides vital guidance to help companies select vendors that offer enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions.

Out of 19 leading software vendors, Gartner gave BlackBerry the:

– Highest score in ...

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Adrian Szwarcburg, Director of Alliances and Channel Sales
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Critical Communication: What You Can Learn from Australia A Southern Perspective on Emergency Preparedness

Crisis communication knows no borders. Everyone, no matter where in the world they are located, needs the ability to receive essential information through trusted and reliable channels whenever lives and property are potentially at risk.

That is one of the advantages that come with being part of the Blackberry software family. It gives ...

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Why the U.S. Government is One of Many to Choose BlackBerry Software

Earlier this month, the United States Army officially endorsed BlackBerry's AtHoc Crisis Communications Platform through to April 2019. AtHoc already protects over 600,000 Army personnel at more than 65 facilities worldwide by delivering critical data to soldiers and other personnel during emergencies.

(Dubhe Beinhorn is a Vice-President for BlackBerry's AtHoc division, overseeing ...

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John Linstrom, Community Engagement Manager
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Tornado Alert! What Towns and Cities Should Do First

The last full week of August was another bad week for tornados in the North American heartland. Four people were injured in Windsor, Ontario and 15 more in Howard County, Indiana, where as many as 800 people may have lost their homes. Drone video from a local TV station showed significant damage from eight rapid-fire funnel cloud touchdowns.

In Northwest Ohio, "an absolute monster ...

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Paul Crighton
Written by Paul Crighton
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These Four Leading Enterprises in Australia and New Zealand Trust BlackBerry Software to Protect their Data

It's always exciting to celebrate growth in a business, and at BlackBerry, we've had plenty to celebrate.  Throughout 2016, we've been going strong, especially in Australia and New Zealand. Following our solid performance in the previous quarter and an awesome annual Security Summit, we're happy to share a few of the customers that have come on board in Australia and New Zealand ...

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Jennifer O'Brien
Written by Jennifer O'Brien
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5 Tips for Better Human Communication During Emergencies

At a recent city council meeting in the eastern USA, city executives were quizzed as to why the emergency alerting system was not activated when law enforcement was searching for two dangerous fugitives being sought in the area.

The mayor and public safety director responded that it was the responsibility of the police department to issue such an alert. If the police ...

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John Linstrom, Community Engagement Manager
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The Future of Crisis Communications in Transportation

How Data Will Drive Faster, Better, More Appropriate Levels of Response

"One of the key issues that continues to frustrate emergency management operators at transportation hubs is the inability to contact individuals outside the reach of the agency's communications infrastructure, or at surrounding organizations not linked into a collaborative framework."

That's the main point of an ...

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