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Advantages of BlackBerry AtHoc’s Integrated Weather Alerts for Emergency Response

“Forewarned is forearmed”, according to an old Latin saying. In other words, information and preparation can prevent disastrous outcomes.

These days, weather emergencies are occurring more and more often. From devastating hurricanes to extreme heat

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Crisis Communication Considerations: High-Risk Earthquake Zones

According to National Geographic, more than 143 million Americans live in an earthquake zone. During the coming decades, certain areas are likely to experience a large earthquake. While western states are often cited as

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AtHoc Crisis Communication from a User Perspective

Here in Dane County, WI, we are best known for our state capital city of Madison and the main campus of the University of Wisconsin. We are responsible for a wide geographic area and about

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In a Dangerous World, the Right Mobile Security Platform is Key to Keeping Us Safe

Imagine that an active shooter is on a college campus, holding several people hostage. Escaped individuals are posting tweets and Facebook messages from their smartphones as TV news vans descend upon the scene. News and

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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
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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

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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

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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

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