Tapping mobile devices for emergency plans is becoming a growing trend in higher ed and SchoolDude’s Nick Mirisis recently had the opportunity to share why in the March issue of
Campus Safety. Highlighting Providence College’s approach to incorporating mobile technology – including SchoolDude’s CrisisManager – with overall emergency management strategies, Mirisis says that crisis plans are only effective if they are made accessible across campus.
“In many cases, emergency plans sit in binders located in central locations or on hallway walls, which can be difficult, if not impossible, to access when needed. In the age of mobile technology, access to these plans can be greatly improved by the very devices that are most commonly by the sides of teachers, students and administrators,” adds Mirisis.
Check out the full article in this month’s
Campus Safety. Also, don’t forget to join us tomorrow (Thurs., March 12 from 3-4pm ET) for a free SchoolDude Webinar – Preparing for a Crisis in the Mobile Age. Chris Britton, COO of RockDove Solutions, will discuss how technology can help keep crisis plans relative and accessible when needed. Chris has helped over 100 institutions implement a mobile safety solution.
- Compare efficacy of paper safety plans versus mobile safety plans
- Identify gaps and breakdowns in traditional safety plans
- Demonstrate “duty of care” in an increasingly mobile society
- Design and execute a more comprehensive crisis management strategy
See you there!