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Mobile and the Space Between Public and Private Alerts

Last week RallyEngine was pleased to attend the first annual National Public Alerting Summit in Edmonton. Organized by CATAAlliance, nearly 100 Canadian and ...

Why You Don't Need a Mass, Social, or Command Centre Alerting System

  • RallyEngine
  • 15.08.2014
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It’s generally recognized these days that there are better, more efficient, and more targeted ways to alert and inform dispersed people (colleagues, employees, ...

6 of the World's Most Important Natural Disaster Alert Systems

  • RallyEngine
  • 29.08.2013
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Some of the biggest natural disaster alert systems found around the world have been put in place because of a prior tragedy, or the likelihood for a major ...

Crisis Notification Systems of Comic Superheroes

  • RallyEngine
  • 25.07.2013
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In times of despair, crisis notifications systems must be faster than a speeding bullet, stronger than a locomotive, and able to avoid all common day cellular ...

A Lesson in Herding Cats During a Storm

A few adages come to mind. Expect the unexpected. Practice what you preach. Drink your own kool-aid. We failed at all three. Our company, RallyEngine, founded last fall, ...

The 5 Essentials of Crisis Management

Being prepared for an emergency situation is vital for the survival of any business. Successful business owners understand that your response to a given circumstance can ...

A Brief History of the Call-Tree

Remember when in order to contact someone they actually had to be at home or work? These days you can't even find a pay phone if you try! But once upon a time (really, ...

Crisis Communications: What Are Your Key Messages?

Baseball is described (by the unimpressed) as some guys hitting a ball and running around a diamond. The difference between that description and the infinite nuances of ...

It's Time to Modernize the Call-tree and Mobilize Crisis ...

  • RallyEngine
  • 24.04.2013
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The Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent massive manhunt was a stark reminder of how quickly tragic events can unfold and how widespread the damage and disruption can ...

The Pros and Cons of Twitter as a Disaster Alert Tool

  • RallyEngine
  • 22.04.2013
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The difference between an emergency and a catastrophic disaster is communication. Getting the right responders on the scene and mobilizing relief effort requires ...