IBA’s In Case of Crisis Honored with 2013 University Business Magazine Readers’ Choice Top Product Award

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Leading mobile emergency response solution selected as one of the most innovative products for colleges and universities in 2013.

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This award comes at a pivotal point as we’re hearing consensus from large and small universities that intelligent mobile solutions are driving the future of emergency management and campus safety. - Christopher Britton, GM, In Case of Crisis

Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis, a mobile emergency response and business continuity solution, today announced its recognition as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2013.

“This award comes at a pivotal point as we’re hearing widespread consensus from large and small universities and colleges across the country that intelligent mobile solutions are driving the future of emergency management and campus safety,” said Christopher Britton, General Manager, IBA’s In Case of Crisis. “We are thrilled to be nominated and selected for this prestigious award.”

Now in its second year, the annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This esteemed list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.

The winners were selected by the editors of University Business from hundreds of nominations submitted by readers. Winners were selected based on both the quantity of nominations and the quality of the nominees’ testimony of the product. The complete list of products have been announced online and appear in the January 2014 issue of University Business magazine.

“The fact that we saw an increased response in the second year of this recognition program is a testament to the interest that higher ed leaders have in products for improving educational outcomes and operational efficiencies,” says JD Solomon, editorial director of University Business. “All of the honorees in our Top Products program should be very proud of their achievement.”

The In Case of Crisis mobile solution allows organizations and institutions convenient and secure access to emergency information with features such as easy-to-read instructional and building diagrams, one-tap key contact calling, and push notifications for updates/alerts and maps. The app includes access to a library of 85 possible emergency event scenarios with templates and images. A dedicated client success team provides hands-on coaching and best practice tips for publishing emergency plans to mobile devices. Additionally, the In Case of Crisis mobile solution emergency and business continuity plans can be tailored to support the needs of each audience within an organization.

About In Case of Crisis
In Case of Crisis is a purpose-built mobile emergency response and business continuity solution designed to allow organizations to publish their specific emergency procedures and instructions via an online portal to employees’, students’ and constituents’ Apple and Android mobile devices. With four editions including education, corporate, government and hospitality, the In Case of Crisis app promotes organization and business continuity by offering mobile users current, actionable emergency guidance when and how they need it, regardless of connectivity. In Case of Crisis is an Irving Burton Associates (IBA) service headquartered in Herndon, Va. For more information, visit http://www.incaseofcrisis.com.

About University Business
University Business is the most widely received, most regularly read publication for higher education leaders at two- and four-year colleges and universities nationwide. UB provides cutting-edge coverage of higher education technology, news, finance, policy, profiles and more to this exclusive audience across print, digital and in-person event platforms, including the annual higher ed technology conference, UBTech. Independent surveys have proven that year after year, no other higher education management publication matches the reach, readership and audience engagement of University Business. For more information, visit http://www.UniversityBusiness.com.

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Jennifer Qotb
Young & Associates for In Case of Crisis

JD Solomon
Editorial Director/University Business
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