Emergency notification software is part of broader risk management and emergency planning strategies, to improve communication, workflow, and service before, during, and after an emergency. The software can be deployed within a company to prepare for any event or emergency that may halt business operations or within organizations as a public service messaging system. The software automates necessary actions like sending out mass notifications, sharing information, and mobilizing teams to prevent operational disruptions and quicken emergency response. Emergency notification systems are personalized to the requirements and needs of whatever organization implements the software. Emergency notification software can integrate with or feature GIS to create maps and documents as visual aids during crises.
To qualify for inclusion in the Emergency Notification category, a product must: