Failure of your notification system can have disastrous repercussions. Look for a notification provider willing to prove their commitment. Read the EnvoyWorldWide White Paper, Demand Performance: A Strategic Checklist for best practices for evaluating notification services. Click HERE>>


A Nation’s Wake-Up Call Hurricane Katrina rocked the nation in general and our industry in particular. It changed the way we write our plans and prepare our business and families for disaster. Or did it? eGUIDE editor, Alison Dunn, asked nine experts to find out. Click HERE>>



Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later
Yesterday, the nation marked the sombre anniversary of Katrina. One year later, have we learned its lessons? This week e-GUIDE looks back – and ahead – at the lingering issues. Click HERE>>

New Orleans’ Mayor Nagin calls for Katrina Evacuee Homecoming
Approximately half of the New Orleans residents evacuated after Katrina have yet to return. Now New Orleans’ Mayor Ray Nagin is on a crusade to get them to come home. Click HERE>>

Questions Remain About the Future of FEMA
In the past year, critics have taken FEMA to task over its handling of the disaster. Some even predicted it would no longer exist today. What does the future hold for FEMA? Click HERE>>

Recovery a Slow Process on Gulf Coast
Rebuilding on the Gulf Coast is slow moving. Some reports suggest we’re simply putting everything back the way it was. Will the Gulf be able to withstand another Katrina? Click HERE>>

Are We Prepared for Another Hurricane?
The tragedy of Katrina showed the world preparedness matters. But one year later, experts are wondering: Is the Gulf Coast ready for another Katrina? Click HERE>>

New Orleans Employers See Operations in New Light
Are businesses finally getting back to normal in New Orleans? Some are, but the drastic population shift means a permanent change to the region’s workforce. Click HERE>>

The Microsoft MVP Guide to Exchange Availability
– Learn from three top Exchange experts 10 Essential Rules on how to avoid email downtime!  This popular book is now available online free to DR e-Guide readers.  Sponsored by MessageOne. Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person, in an emergency, down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees Click HERE>>

Corp. Security, BC and Crisis Mgmt. Conference
Join executives, policy experts, and government officials to examine increasing and complex threats confronting corporations. You will evaluate best practices and cutting-edge solutions. Click HERE>>


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Amcom Announces JITC/IA Certification
Minneapolis, MN –Amcom Software has recently received Joint Interoperability Test Command certification through the Defense Information Systems Agency for its Smart Center 4.0 platform and enterprise applications.  The award was achieved by meeting extensive compliance interoperability and security standards required by the department of defense. http://www.amcomsoft.com/news.cfm?story=20060824

Business Continuity Planning & Emergency Preparedness
November 13-15, 2006 – Crowne Plaza, San Francisco, CA. Best Strategies for Emergency Planning to Optimize Response and Recovery Success. Hear case studies that illustrate how industries are preparing for pandemic and natural disasters. The Speaker faculty includes: Microsoft, FEMA, T-Mobile, KeySpan Energy Corporation, Comcast, PNC Financial and many more! View HERE>>

3n and Continuity Insights Address Pandemic Threat with Avian Flu Preparedness Webinar
Glendale, CA – 3n (National Notification Network), a mass notification system provider, recently announced the “3n Avian Flu Preparedness Knowledge Series,” a four-part Webinar series dedicated to addressing critical communication issues in pandemic preparedness planning to minimize the impact of avian flu on organizations. http://www.3nonline.com/newsroom/press/index.php?id=08222006

Information Security Paramount Concern for CEOs – Especially Now
If corporations want employees and shareholders to be their top priority, then information security must become their paramount concern, according to industry experts. Since February 2005, the media has reported 300 high-profile security breaches. http://www.bsiamericas.com/InformationSecurity/index.xalter;B9517351D87E4AA

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