The Benefits of Switching to Automated Contingency Plans

The Benefits of Switching to Automated Contingency Plans

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Switching to Contingency Plan Communications

It is important for educational institutions to have a pre-established plan in place for emergencies that doesn’t require unnecessary time spent sending messages. A quick response is the ideal solution, with the easy launching of alerts to all involved students or staff. So how can these organizations launch plans that are both functional and convenient from a centralized location?

SimplyCast presents the Contingency Plan Communicaations system, an automated solution that leverages digital tools and ensures all communications are done efficiently. By using a centralzied database with easy access, administrators can see who is safe and who may be in danger. Having this done quickly and in an organized fashion allows the proper protocol to be followed, and the right authorities to be contacted.

There are several benefits to using the automated system instead of manually handing the process, and we have identified our top 3.

Benefits of the Digital Solution

SimplyCast designed this solution to help organizations be prepared in the event of an emergency. Keeping everyone safe is a priority and having a streamlined method of communication can help do so. During many emergencies, identifying who is safe and who may be in danger is crucial. This solution helps keep all of these messages organized and easy to send out, along with tracking any responses. These contingency plans can be created with predefined steps and templates for easy access and launch.

Predefined Plans

Using this solution, administrators can create a plan ahead of time for any emergency scenario. This helps everyone be prepared for the actual event, and save precious time when it occurs.

Live Response Tracking

As the emergency progresses, potentially affected individuals can be sent messages to confirm their safety. This allows those monitoring the situation to gather the information they need to resolve the emergency, and contact the appropriate authorities.

Easy Launch

The system allows alerts to be pre-written using templates to ensure the right information is shared, and relevant questions are asked. The contacts that will receive the alerts can also be pre-established, so everything is ready at the time of launch. All it will take once the emergency is detected is for the administration to launch the solution.


Why SimplyCast?

That’s the summary of what it takes to create a digital solution for contingency plans and it’s only scratching the surface of what is possible when it comes to using automated technology to help manage emergency situations.

The SimplyCast platform is a no-code platform that allows anyone to build and edit their solution. As a result, this solution is fully customizable, it can be tweaked or altered to meet the exact needs of every institution.

Don’t worry about scalability and security! SimplyCast is an ISO 27001:2013-certified company with data centers in the USA and Canada. This means we can assure you that your confidential data is safe on our secure server and the messages you transmit are completely encrypted. Our platform has the capacity to send 100,000+ messages every hour and allows 10,000+ concurrent sessions. We can also acquire additional gateways and servers if you need them.

Most importantly, we have a 99.5% minimum uptime. With our solution, you can have peace of mind.


Don’t wait! Our experts are ready to give you a one-on-one demo to explain how this solution works. Let them know you’re looking at OUC015, Contingency Plan Communication Solution when your demo begins.

Simply request a demo by clicking the button below and let us show you how our solution can help you manage your organization and launch emergency plans with the click of a button.

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