Business Continuity Planning: How Resilient Is your Supply Chain?

business continuity planning

Financial and resource priorities are constantly jockeying to get management’s attention in today’s corporate world, and oftentimes a comprehensive business continuity plan (BCP) gets neglected in favor of more immediate, pressing considerations. According to a recent study from the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute, supply chain resiliency, a critical element to any well-developed business continuity plan, is being ignored by 90 percent of firms surveyed. Vulnerabilities to Comprehensive Planning While 68% of businesses have some level of business continuity planning in place, supply chain resiliency seems to fall...
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Safeguard Data Centers against Physical Security Threats

Data Center Physical Security

To some extent, every person with a digital persona—the majority of first-world inhabitants—has been threatened or dealt with the fallout of a data breach. When news reports blast out information on the latest hacker attack, users rush to change passwords and secure accounts while organizations debate the best way to safeguard digital assets in any way they can. It’s most often the physical security of the data center—the heart of any modern organization—that gets overlooked by high-profile attention to cyber security, but, if compromised, it quickly becomes a major issue...
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MissionMode Solutions and UnoTelos Ltd. Form Partnership to Promote MissionMode Software

May 1, 2013 – Chicago, IL. MissionMode Solutions is proud to announce a partnership with UnoTelos Ltd., a leading IT services provider in West and Central Africa. UnoTelos customers will now have the opportunity to access MissionMode’s innovative web-based emergency notification and incident management software. “Together, UnoTelos and MissionMode can now deploy an unbeatable combination of software and services to customers in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya,” said Malcolm Hafner, MissionMode’s CEO. “MissionMode has a history of delivering software solutions that protect revenue, reputation and lives. We are delighted to be working...
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New Webinar Shows Organizations How to Build a Global Business Continuity Program

Chicago, IL – June 25, 2013. A new webinar will communicate to Business Continuity professionals the secrets of building a Business Continuity Program with a global scope. The webinar is titled “Secrets to Building a Global Business Continuity Program“. Using his personal experience Michael Lazcano will share his experience, lessons learned and accelerated paths to success. The event will take place on August 6 at 12:00 PM EDT. For those who are unable to attend the live event, a recording of the webinar will be available after the event. The...
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New Mobile Apps Revolutionize How Organizations Respond to Crises and Operations Issues

Chicago, IL – August 12, 2013. MissionMode Solutions has released three new mobile applications that revolutionize how organizations respond to crises and operations issues. The apps put the power and versatility of MissionMode’s emergency notification and incident management software on a tablet or smartphone. They extend the capabilities of the company’s web-based applications. Mobile applications are becoming more important as our society becomes increasingly mobile. Global shipments of tablets will eclipse laptop computers this year, according to research firm IDC. And eMarketer reports that in major world markets, smartphone adoption is higher...
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Free Webinar – ISO 22301: The New Standard for Business Continuity Best Practice

Chicago, IL. March 29, 2013. On May 23, 2013, a new webinar will help organizations understand the new ISO 22301 standard and how to implement it. ISO 22301 is the new international standard for Business Continuity Management. It provides organizations with a framework to manage risk and ensure that they can continue operations in any type of event. The standard also gives stakeholders and customers absolute confidence in the organization’s resilience. ISO 22301 expert John McGill will show organizations what the ISO standard is, why it’s important, how to plan for certification,...
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MissionMode Releases Spring 2013 Update with New Software Features and Enhancements

Chicago, IL. March 15, 2013 — MissionMode Solutions, a leading provider of emergency notification and incident management systems, has made its Spring 2013 update of the Notification Center and Situation Center applications available to all customers. The company deploys four to five new releases each year, more than other software companies in their industry. The most anticipated new feature is the ability to categorize notification contact channels based on customer-specific criteria. This increases the flexibility of both MissionMode applications, while streamlining the notification process to produce even greater customer efficiencies....
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MissionMode Solutions Achieves Record Worldwide Growth in 2012

Chicago, IL. February 20, 2013. MissionMode Solutions, a leading provider of crisis communications and crisis management software, achieved another year of record growth in 2012, increasing sales by more than 70% and new customer count by over 60%. To drive this growth, MissionMode has continued to innovate with new products and enhancements, as well as delivering a level of customer experience that is not often found in the industry. MissionMode has unrivalled experience in making organizations more resilient by reducing the time, cost and risk of crises. Their web-hosted emergency notification and incident...
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MissionMode to Exhibit at the DRJ Spring World and Continuity Insights Conferences

Chicago, IL. January 30, 2013 – MissionMode Solutions will be exhibiting at the Disaster Recovery Journal’s Spring World conference and the Continuity Insights Management Conference. Spring World will be held in Orlando, Florida on March 17-20. It’s the world’s largest conference dedicated to business continuity and disaster recovery. MissionMode will be exhibiting in booth 406. At the Continuity Insights Conference, MissionMode will be in booth 611. The conference is one of the world’s premiere event for the business continuity and disaster recovery community. The event will be held in San...
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New Expert Guide Helps Companies Evaluate Emergency Notification Systems and Make the Best Buying Decision

Chicago, IL. November 31, 2013. MissionMode Solutions has just released a new white paper, “How to Choose an Emergency Notification System.” It’s an expert guide that steps people through the process of evaluating systems and gives them the knowledge to make the best-informed Emergency Notification purchasing decision. Choosing a system is a complex process, but this guide will arm people with an understanding of the critical requirements and common mistakes that organizations make so they can procure the application that best suits their needs. All too often, organizations purchase a...
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