Jim Preen Crisis Management Director, YUDU Sentinel Header Image by Jeremy Bishop Governments across the world are starting to take some very tricky decisions on easing the Covid-19 lockdown. With this happening will the virus stage a vicious comeback? The UK government talks relentlessly about taking decisions ‘based on the science’. This is one decision... Continue Reading →
By Emily Byrne, Marketing Executive at YUDU Header Image by Gemma Smith, Graphic Designer at YUDU WFH, what’s not to like? No more business dress. Bye-bye long commutes and stupidly early rises for many (well, me actually). Hair tongs dumped. Makeup discarded. It’s a messy bun and PJs all day long. (Note to self: don’t... Continue Reading →
By Emily Byrne, Marketing Executive at YUDU Header Image by Gemma Smith, Graphic Designer at YUDU Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge are nature’s reminder of the impending threat posed by climate change. They highlight the need to accommodate for flood resilience in our buildings’ architecture and design and through emergency planning as we as we... Continue Reading →
By Jim Preen crisis management director at YUDU Sentinel. When Marshall McLuhan coined the phrase the ‘medium is the message’ in the early sixties his point was that a particular medium affects the society in which it’s used and not just because of the content or message it delivers. His contention was that the medium... Continue Reading →
By Emily Byrne The media love to sensationalise reporting of emergencies to sell newspapers, while social gets in a flop sweat at a moment’s notice to generate clicks and comment. That’s the world we live in, but it can cause a world of pain for crisis managers trying to overcome an emergency and is why... Continue Reading →
As everyone puts away the glitter and cuts off their festival wristbands until next summer, there are some crisis management lessons to take away. Adverse weather might be a Glastonbury tradition and festivals have been fighting the war against drugs since the 60s, but every year seems to bring new challenges for those organising major events.
Firms do smart things to help them become resilient. They create business continuity plans, cyber playbooks, terror playbooks, they employ mass notification and document sharing technology and then they take all this good stuff and do something really dumb. They put it in a real or metaphorical box marked ‘Crisis Use Only’.
The Alaris app aims to not only help save lives in the event of another act of terror, but also provide practical and straight-forward advice to help religious communities of any faith feel both more secure and prepared.