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The power of unified communications in driving return on investment

Business continuity professionals often face the challenge of demonstrating the value of business continuity in their organisation. Join our panel of BC professionals and subject matter experts as they discuss how a unified critical communications platform can derive additional value. This webinar will cover topics such as crisis event management, unplanned IT outages, business communications, information and physical security, data breaches and more. It will also demonstrate how these activities can raise the profile of the business continuity team.
Recorded May 17 2016 63 mins
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Andrew Woods MBCI (Everbridge)
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The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for business continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI currently has over 8,000 members in more than 120 countries.

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