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November 6, 2012: The Impacts and Opportunities of Social Media on Mass Notification

Informational Update For November 6, 2012

Mass Notification

The Impacts and Opportunities of Social Media on Mass Notification

People across the globe are using social networks to broadcast and access real-time information on all types of events, social and political topics and hot trends.

Beyond simply a means of broadcasting, many communities, businesses and organizations now recognize that social media is a important source for data that can dramatically improve situational and operational intelligence. To successfully manage incidents across the entire lifecycle of the event, social media must be utilized for insight and communication.

This white paper will explore:

  • The evolution of social media

  • How social media is shaping communications expectations

  • How social media can improve situational intelligence

  • How to successfully leverage social media in communication strategies

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Communicating with confidence leveraging Crisis Communications Best Practices

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

A solid crisis communications strategy is increasingly becoming a standard requirement for many industries. To this end, analysts predict continued high adoption of automated emergency/mass notification systems (EMNS). And while these systems can send thousands of messages simultaneously, it is imperative that we understand the limitations of notification systems that are relying on databases that may or may not be integrated with other systems, kept up to date or tested regularly.

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Spring World 2013 in Orlando!

Spring World 2013 Agenda Released!

The agenda is now available on our site! DRJ has created an outstanding line-up of industry experts who will address the most relevant issues affecting practitioners and their organizations. You will find exactly what you need to improve your programs' effectiveness and efficiency.

Browse the offerings and then take advantage of our special offer to register for the lowest price in the industry! Register by November 23, and we will take an additional $50 off the fee. That discount is in addition to the early bird registration fee - so you save nearly 25%! This is an incredible deal for an incredible conference.

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Forrester/DRJ Survey

The purpose of this survey is to understand the role risk management and crisis communication play in business continuity and disaster recovery as well as how BC/DR professionals interact with these other functions in their organization.


WHITE PAPERS

The 7 Deadly Sins of Backup and Recoverys

Sponsored by Unitrends

This paper guides IT executives and system administrators in designing and implementing business backup and disaster recovery systems that enable every organization to rapidly recover entire business systems including business data, server OS, applications, and user data in case of a system failure or disaster, without experiencing undue planning and management pains.

What Most Backup Vendors Don't Want You to Know

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Get past the hype and focus on simply, reliably, and cost-effectively protecting your systems and data. There are always a few "secrets" in any industry - and the backup and restore business has its share. Our secrets are widely known within the industry but are less well-known outside of it - for the obvious reason that none of these secrets helps the majority of the vendors in this space. Read this whitepaper to learn the secrets most vendors don't want you to know.


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The Benefits of Conferences

Posted by: Vicki Thomas

As you likely know, the team at Disaster Recovery Journal holds two conferences each year: DRJ Fall World and DRJ Spring World. DRJ is not alone in hosting, organizing, and managing these learning and networking opportunities. A quick search of the Internet reveals a range of conferences, workshops, and seminars focused on the issues of business continuity and disaster recovery.


Executive Guide To Business continuity

2012 - How to Achieve True Enterprise Resiliency

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Annual Survey

2012 Software Survey