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.
Government agencies set the example for the rest of the country on how to respond to emergencies.
If you’re working in the public sector, the agencies around you are creating the rules and regulations for
An occasional fire drill won’t even scratch the surface.
There are immense hazards in the industrial sector. Overlooking details can devastate environments and communities. On any given day at an oil and gas plant, you
It’s rare to have advanced warning of an impending disaster. Even when you have a solid amount of lead time, there will always be unexpected components. Incidents can unfold in surprising ways, and you likely
You may not realize it, but the Internet of Things (IoT) has already revolutionized most industries. Whether it’s through smart buildings, power grids, assembly lines, or cybersecurity protocols, IoT is working to detect and notify
Crises in the oil and gas industry can be catastrophic. Should you face an oil spill, a grave injury, or some other type of unexpected event, you could be thrust into the public eye. Criticism
While the use of the buzzword “big data” may have slowed, in practice big data continues to accelerate. Worldwide, organizations are investing in business analytics and intelligence on a large scale. There is a growing
Does your organization already have a crisis communication plan? In the course of pursuing your weekly to-do list, it can be easy to push aside non-urgent priorities. Crises never feel immediate until they are looming