OC-Emergency

New app for students, faculty and staff promotes safety at Olds College

Award-winning Alberta-based technology powers the OC Emergency mobile alerting app for smart, safe campuses Calgary, AB: Students, faculty, and staff returning to Olds College‚Äôs campuses this fall have a new tool to stay informed and stay safe. The Olds and Calgary, AB based college has launched OC Emergency, a mobile smartphone app which provides users with quick, mobile access to …

RallyEngine and University of Calgary sign strategic partnership, establish scholarship for public safety innovation

Agreement solidifies the Calgary-based technology powering the UC Emergency mobile alerting app for smart, safe campuses Calgary, AB: Mindful of U.S. school shootings and international cyber-hacking, the University of Calgary and RallyEngine Inc. have teamed up to advance a made-in-Calgary solution for alerting groups, rallying teams, and informing communities in crisis situations. The agreement, facilitated by Innovate Calgary, secures for …

Marketing Alerting Apps

How Campuses Can Market Alerting Apps to Students

This guest post is written by Nicole Enns, a third-year student at the University of Calgary. Deploying a mobile alerting system is one thing, promoting it and getting students engaged is a whole other challenge. When first introducing a mobile alerting app there are two major obstacles to overcome: lack of awareness and apathy. Lack of awareness is a major …