LILLEHAMMER, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Everbridge, Inc., the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced the launch of its Crisis Management solution at Sikkerhetsfestivalen 2019. Crisis Management is a new software application designed to help organizations dynamically manage the lifecycle of a critical event and accelerate response and recovery times. Crisis Management, which is fully integrated with the Everbridge Critical Event Management (CEM) suite, centralizes incident response tasks, activities and resources through a common operating picture and accompanying mobile application. Crisis, business continuity, security and resiliency teams can utilize the solution to create and launch response plans, add tasks on the fly, and collaborate with all stakeholders, no matter their location, to quickly restore operations, mitigate brand and financial impacts, and help ensure employee safety.
In today’s mobile and often frenetic business climate, crisis management teams are frequently dispersed and face many distractions and other challenges in the midst of an incident or business disruption. This can result in delays, missed tasks and assignments, and decreased crisis response times. Moreover, many critical events have an unpredictable and cascading impact on broader business considerations, such as customer satisfaction, employee morale, brand reputation and the supply chain, that were not previously accounted for in existing response and continuity plans.
Crisis Management addresses these challenges by providing a common operating picture for all stakeholders – from responders in the field to executives in the board room – to operate, and analyze response activities, as well as update and assign new tasks on the fly. This unified view and flexibility helps to mitigate damage and downtime by ensuring normal operations can be restored as quickly as possible.
“Crisis Management extends our CEM capabilities from automating the management of the communications around an incident to the management of the incident itself,” said Jennifer Sand, Vice President, CEM Product Management, Everbridge. “By providing real-time, situational awareness to all stakeholders, as well as the ability to collaborate on response plans from anywhere, at any time, this new application will enable customers to improve their response processes as part of their business resiliency and optimization objectives.”
Features of the Crisis Management application include:
Unified Response and Communication: Powered by the Everbridge Platform, Crisis Management orchestrates all crisis response activities, teams, resources and communications from a single event page. The application includes operator dashboards, integrated chat, incident log and smart conferencing, and leverages response plans from existing business continuity and enterprise risk management solutions.
Dynamic Task Management: The Crisis Management Task Manager helps turn static standing operating procedures (SOPs) into actionable tasks that can be assigned to either a function or an individual. Tasks can be added ‘on-the-fly’ in the middle of a crisis for unanticipated situations and scenarios.
Executive View and Reporting: Dedicated event dashboards and reporting allows senior management to monitor response and recovery progress in real-time without having to disrupt the crisis team.
Mobile Response Plans: Crisis Management provides users with a single interface to notify people, mobilize response teams, utilize and execute their existing emergency, disaster recovery and business continuity plans, and collaborate with team members no matter where they are located.
Crisis Management is generally available. More information can be found here. Everbridge will be demoing the solution at Sikkerhetsfestivalen 2019 in booth #9 from August 26-28.
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 4,600 global customers rely on the company’s Critical Event Management Platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices, and track progress on executing response plans. The company’s platform sent over 2.8 billion messages in 2018 and offers the ability to reach over 500 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in Australia, Sweden, the Netherlands, the Bahamas, Singapore, Greece, and a number of the largest states in India. The company’s critical communications and enterprise safety applications include Mass Notification, Incident Management, Safety Connection™, IT Alerting, Visual Command Center®, Public Warning, Crisis Management, Community Engagement™ and Secure Messaging. Everbridge serves 9 of the 10 largest U.S. cities, 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks, 46 of the 50 busiest North American airports, 6 of the 10 largest global consulting firms, 6 of the 10 largest global auto makers, all 4 of the largest global accounting firms, 9 of the 10 largest U.S.-based health care providers, and 5 of the 10 largest U.S.-based health insurers. Everbridge is based in Boston and Los Angeles with additional offices in Lansing, San Francisco, Beijing, Bangalore, Kolkata, London, Munich, Oslo, Singapore, Stockholm and Tilburg. For more information, visit www.everbridge.com, read the company blog, and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
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