Everbridge

Distributed Work, New ISO Guidance Shape Travel Risk Management’s Next Steps

As businesses send their people back on the road in growing numbers, there’s a lot for travel managers and travelers to remember about risk prevention, mitigation and response. At the same time, with employees working from home or just about any place they want, there are many more environments for organizations to keep tabs on….

Risk Management Tipped To Be More Holistic, But Everbridge Investor Calls Its Efforts ‘Haphazard’

Critical event management specialist Everbridge on Thursday responded to an activist investor calling for its sale by saying it would pause “material” acquisitions, accelerate internal integrations and simplify its products. A press official did not offer details on the impact such moves could have on travel risk management firm Anvil Group, which Everbridge bought last…

Reporter’s Notebook: Announcements Timed With GBTA Convention Address Recovery, Risk, Service

The Global Business Travel Association on Wednesday welcomed back its Media Day event at the start of the annual convention. More series of presentations than press conference, the event requires presenters — companies that sponsor or exhibit at the convention and pay extra to be involved — to agree to withhold their announcements until the…

Aiming To Check More Boxes, Players Remake Risk Management Landscape

Employee safety is paramount for organizations. Because travel is a big part, providers involved in risk, security and mass communications in recent years added travel services to their portfolios. On the flip side, for organizations that focused people risk management mostly on their traveling people, 2020 showed there’s much more to it. To serve evolving…

Contact Tracing Scales In Asia, Faces Privacy And Political Hurdles In Europe And The United States

Questions about where people have been, whom they’ve seen and how they’re feeling are becoming commonplace. So are mobile apps that track potential coronavirus exposure. Contact tracing has taken on greater prominence in recent months as society copes with Covid-19. As with physical health screenings, there are data privacy concerns and travel management considerations. Health…

Resuming Business Travel Is Exceedingly Complicated But New Resources And Advice Help

“When I don’t know the answer, I might ramble on.” The humble comment during a webinar last week by a leading thinker on corporate travel management, Microsoft’s Eric Bailey, also describes the entire profession these past few weeks. Countless webinars and conference calls allowed folks to stay connected — itself a vital thing. But while…

Key Partnership, Acquisition Boost Everbridge’s Position In Travel Risk Management

Serving the emergency response niche within employee duty of care, publicly traded Everbridge has signed nearly 4,000 new enterprise customers during the past eight years. This summer the company acquired NC4, a curator of risk data. It also maintains a partnership with International SOS, a leader in travel risk management. Everbridge started in the wake…

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