Planning for large public events can be a thankless job. When the planning goes well, people don’t really notice. When there’s an oversight in planning, the fallout can be damaging. Not all crowds are dangerous,
The crisis management cycle has several stages. As you plan your crisis management response, you’ll have different steps for before, during, and after a crisis. Each stage presents different challenges. Further, those challenges look very
Emergency Notifications for Schools: A 4-Step Clery Act Compliance Plan for Educational Institutions
Choosing a college is a major life decision for students and families. There are many factors to consider, from financing and geographic location to academic programming and career services. Yet perhaps more important than all
Government agencies are made up of hierarchies. Whether through seniority, location, department, or function, hierarchies allow agencies to conduct large-scale operations. When you’re dealing with issues on a national scale, one of the largest issues
Today’s workforce is a mobile workforce. Part of your organization probably works from home, or offsite, or after hours, from anywhere they can get a WiFi connection.
Even if all of your employees work onsite,
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program. It aims to standardize security across all government agencies. Assessments and monitoring are built into IT operations for cloud products and services. If
Nobody wants to prepare for an active shooter situation. Unfortunately, it is becoming normalized for schools and campuses across the US to run active shooter drills. Due to the frequency of mass shootings, it’s possible
For healthcare facilities, running tests is an integral part of the day-to-day. Checks, double-checks, triple-checks, and backup checks are constantly being administered. When slip-ups can mean the difference between life and death, hospitals take as
Emergency managers no longer have the option of ignoring social media. In today’s world, the relationship between public emergencies and social media platforms is all but assured.
Bad PR becomes worse PR through social media.