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Why Service-Level Agreements Fail and How You Can Avoid Failures

In a perfect world, companies would never experience business relationships with service providers, vendors, or even clients where a disconnect occurs. Instead, everyone would be in sync, and as a result business would run smoothly. The reality, however, can be quite different.

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The Importance of Proper After-Incident Reporting

Any textbook or guide on organizational performance management will tell you that you can’t improve what you don’t measure. The whole idea of key performance indicators (KPIs) is that they provide a brief measurement of some performance metric based on accurate data.

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How Alarm Management Prevents Financial Losses During IT Downtime

No matter how many preventative strategies are implemented by a company, incidents can and do happen. Whether a factory has a production line that suddenly fails, or a retailer's EDI system goes down, problems will ensue.

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Streamline Escalation and Configuration by Centralizing Alarm Management

Alarms systems are central to creating a safe and efficient work environment. They quickly detect and alert your personnel about problems and abnormal conditions in your work environment. That enables your team to take immediate corrective measures to restore normality and safeguard lives and property.   

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Save More Lives With Modular IPAWS Wireless Emergency Alerts

In life-threatening situations, timing is everything. Accurate and timely alerts can be the difference between life and death, especially in natural calamities where the lives of scores of people are at risk. Multiple channels and technologies like the news networks and the internet have been used as a tool to quickly pass information that can potentially save readers from imminent danger.

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Create Business-Specific Alarm Management Protocols to Boost Response Time

Most businesses have some form of alarm system in place to monitor employee safety or the security of the premises. The effectiveness of these systems relies heavily on the speed and accuracy of the responses they generate.

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Streamline Critical Event Management With Instantaneous Outreach

Emergencies and service disruptions are a staple in today’s business world. How they impact your business depends on your response and level of preparedness. Without the right solution, your company would struggle to detect, respond, and recover from critical threats such as:

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Can an SMS Alert System Help Your Company Maintain Mission-Critical Communications?

Life is unpredictable in today’s world. You can’t be too prepared for an emergency. Keeping your workers safe and informed is a top priority to avoid costly lawsuits and protect your business from service interruption. Traditionally, emails, push notifications, and phone calls were the way to go, but they’re not as effective.

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Critical Event Management Technology can be a Life Saver During a Wildfire

Wildfires which result in millions of acres of damage every year. Perhaps the scariest part of these fires is that they can occur without warning, and because of how rapidly they spread, they can grow to great sizes before the fight against them begins.

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Be Prepared for Inclement Weather with Critical Event Management Technology

Bad weather can do a lot more than ruin outdoor plans. Natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes, wildfires, and tornadoes can cause devastation and be both deadly and costly. According to the National Weather Service, tornadoes were the leading cause of weather-related fatalities in 2020. Often, people don’t consider preparing in advance for tornadoes and other severe weather, but being prepared and having a plan ahead of time is crucial. Critical event management software automates and streamlines manual processes allowing for an organization to:

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The Role of IT Management Software in Ransomware Prevention and Response

If you’re working in IT In 2022, diligence is your watchword (or one of them). At every turn, there are hackers and thieves trying to steal your information and that of your customers. That’s why it is vital to have IT management software to help prevent and respond to attacks. 

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IT Solutions Series #8: How to Communicate with Groups Outside of the IT Team

Welcome to our blog series about the 8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster. For the eighth IT incident in this series we will be looking at how to effectively communicate with internal and external groups outside of the IT team, ensuring that these communications occur as efficiently as possible.

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IT Solutions Series #7: How to Prioritize Alerts to Prevent Missing the Important Ones

Welcome to our blog series about the 8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster. For our seventh IT incident in this series we will be looking at how to prioritize alerts to prevent you from missing the most important ones.

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IT Solutions Series #6: How to Easily Escalate Issues to the Right Team

Welcome back to our series “8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster”. This time, we’re looking at how to easily escalate issues to the right team so the right people are responding to each incident.

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IT Solutions Series #4: How to Streamline the Coordination & Communication of Tasks

Welcome to our blog series about the 8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster. For our fourth IT incident in this series we will be looking at how to streamline the coordination and communication of tasks, so you can better know who is and who is not doing which things.

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IT Solutions Series #3: How to Enhance Communications that are limited to Email and SMS

Welcome to our blog series about the 8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster. For our third IT incident in this series we will be looking at how to enhance communications that are limited to email and SMS.

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IT Solution Series #2: How to Resolve After-action Reporting that is Not Sufficient to Improve Future Response

Welcome to our blog series about the 8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster. For our second IT incident in this series we will be looking at how to resolve after-action reporting that is not sufficient enough to improve future response.

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IT Solutions Series #1: How to Resolve Inefficient Workflows between Disparate Systems and Point Solutions

Welcome to our blog series about the 8 Solutions to Resolve IT Incidents Faster. For our first IT incident in this series we will be looking at how to resolve inefficient workflows between disparate systems and point solutions. 

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Mitigating the Costs of IT Downtime by Being Prepared

This is a series of posts on ways to mitigate the costs of IT downtime by improving communication. As the proverb goes, “the best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The next best time is now.” Ask PG&E if an ounce of prevention might have prevented a ton of heartache.

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Why Critical Communication Needs Fast & Simple Installation

Many industries and organizations use critical communication and emergency messaging to ensure safety and to save lives. With the most up-to-date technology, these organizations communicate quickly and safely during those times when they need communication the most. When you choose your emergency communication software, though, make sure that it comes with fast, easy installation and overall user-friendliness.

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