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Severe Weather Emergency Planning: What business leaders need to do in 2020

Posted by The Brain on Jan 10, 2020 4:04:08 AM


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Topics: Crisis Management, Emergency Response, Crisis Plans, Crisis Planning, Crisis Newsletter

Remember, the Public Needs Certainty from Crisis Communications

Posted by The Brain on Dec 20, 2019 3:53:29 AM


In this modern, heavily mediatized age, we’ve become painfully familiar with the most common, crisis communications gaffes: the public announcements that are quickly back tracked; the press conferences more notable for the (mis)behavior of officials than the content of the statements made; and the live interviews of angry families deriding a lack of candor and communication from officials.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Crisis Plans

What to Consider When Purchasing Crisis Management Software

Posted by The Brain on Dec 4, 2019 3:18:23 PM


Nowadays, firms can expect some form of value-destroying corporate crisis at least twice a decade. And even those numbers might be too optimistic. In fact, a 2018 Forrester survey found that a full 100 percent of companies experienced a critical event in the last two years. Many dealt with multiple.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Crisis Planning, Crisis Newsletter

The Limits of Compliance-Driven Crisis Management Planning: And how to take a dynamic approach to crisis management planning

Posted by The Brain on Nov 7, 2019 3:19:12 AM


Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements is critical to your business. But crisis and business continuity planning – often mandated by law – shouldn’t be a box-ticking exercise. Unfortunately, too many firms fall into the trap. What risks do those companies face treating crisis preparedness as a compliance-first practice?

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Topics: Crisis Management, Crisis Planning, Crisis Newsletter

The Changing Risk Profile in the Education Sector

Posted by The Brain on Nov 1, 2019 4:11:08 AM


Today’s education sector is confronting a sharp uptick in risk and uncertainty. In turn, the practice of risk management is becoming foundational to the way schools, districts, and campuses operate, as effective risk management comes to be seen as a better way not only to identify and manage risks, but also to promote quality, continuity, and accountability.

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Topics: Risk Management, Crisis Management, Education, Education and Schools, Integrated Safety and Security

How to Ensure Clients Implement Your Crisis Plans

Posted by Gunnar Habitz on Oct 29, 2019 6:50:56 AM


Eighty-four percent of organisations have a crisis management plan in place according to Deloitte’s global crisis survey, “Stronger, fitter, better.” Unfortunately, they don’t test those plans regularly.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Noggin Crisis, Critical Issues Management, Crisis Plans, Crisis Planning, Partner Newsletter

This Hurricane Season Read up on the Incident Command System

Posted by The Brain on Oct 3, 2019 1:34:42 AM


Just last month, Hurricane Dorian cut a destructive path through the Bahamas. As a historic category-5 hurricane, the storm leveled the Abaco Islands, leaving a rising death toll of 53 with more than 1,000 people missing.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Emergency Management Newsletter, Crisis Newsletter

What happened at the Noggin User Conference 2019

Posted by The Brain on Sep 20, 2019 6:30:43 AM


As many of you know, we decided, after a short sabbatical, to revive our User Conference initiative, so as to share best practices in safety and security management that we’ve learned over time, best practices which have also informed the development of our next-generation product, Noggin 2.0.

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Topics: Emergency Management, Crisis Management, Security Management, Conferences & Events, Safety Management, 2019 Noggin User Conference

Helpful Strategies to Mitigate the Effects of Crisis Decision Derailers

Posted by The Brain on Sep 5, 2019 2:05:39 AM


Decision making is hard in any context – never more difficult than during a crisis, when stress impairs decision making most severely. Crisis teams and their leaders understand this all too well.

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Topics: Crisis Management

How to Strengthen Oversight of Disruptive Risks

Posted by The Brain on Aug 8, 2019 3:14:02 AM


Boards of Directors have weighed in. A staggering 60 percent of them believe that disruptive risks are “much more important” today than they were five years ago.

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Topics: Crisis Management

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