GovDelivery to Host June 26th Webinar on Emergency Communications in Government Featuring Latest Research From Lead Analyst Firm

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SAINT PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, will host a free webinar titled "Improving Emergency Communications in Government" to help public sector organizations leverage the latest research and technology to keep their citizens safe and informed. The complimentary webinar will be held on Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. EDT and is complimentary to all government employees and contractors.

In this webinar, Adelaide O'Brien, Research Director for IDC Government Insights, will share the latest research on emergency communications for government, discussing the challenges, strategies and technologies that are shaping these critical communications today. Joe Bloom, Product Manager for GovDelivery, will also offer insights on key challenges faced by emergency notification tools today. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session with Adelaide following her presentation.

"In this digital and more connected world, the ability of government agencies to connect with the public goes beyond meeting growing customer demand for improved customer service and transparency," said Scott Burns, CEO and co-Founder of GovDelivery. "Timely and efficient communication of vital information can save lives, communities and property. Keeping citizens safe and informed in any crisis, whether it's a hurricane, a freeway pileup or a hostage situation, is a mission-critical goal for government. We're excited to have Adelaide present IDC's research on emergency communications in the public sector industry to help government organizations drive mission-critical results."

Registration for the webinar is free but required at

About Adelaide O'Brien

Adelaide O'Brien is responsible for developing and publishing research for innovative government services delivery. Her research includes government information transparency, cross agency directives and collaboration, smart government maturity models, annual predictions, and go-to-market strategy guides with comprehensive views of IT trends, challenges, and opportunities that shape the U.S. federal, state, and local government sectors. Ms. O'Brien is often quoted in CIO Magazine, Government Technology, Washington Technology, Federal Times, Federal Computer Week,, and Web 2.0 Journal. She is a frequent speaker/moderator at American Council of Technology Industry Advisory Committee (ACT-IAC), Women in Technology, the Digital Government Institute, and industry events.

About GovDelivery

GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps more than 1,000 government organizations transform their communications by maximizing direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. Clients, including more than half of major U.S. federal agencies, as well as state, county, and city governments in the U.S., and local authorities and central government agencies in the United Kingdom, use GovDelivery solutions to optimize their effectiveness, efficiency, and engagement in communications with the public. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit

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