Coronavirus is a critical event and needs to be treated as such

The coronavirus is a critical event. For most companies this is unchartered territory and management of it will be very disjointed and take valuable time to work through.  A crisis management program is necessary but not always within an organisation’s experience, so companies need to consider how they can use technology to help them manage the impact on the business and a remote working strategy. This will help them to be prepared, provide them with the ability to monitor risk intelligence, and give them the means of communicating with employees, wherever they are.  Here’s is a quick guide, based on our own wide experience dealing with emergencies, to how a combination of best practice and crisis management technology can help: 

Coordination – Set up a team that is dedicated to exercising control during the coronavirus, so that it can ensure the necessary decisions can be made quickly and in a goal-oriented manner. 

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