Alertable

Alertable

by Public Emergency Alerting Services

Who Uses This Software?

Alertable is used by local, regional, provincial-territorial and state emergency management officials to notify the public of disasters and hazards.

Average Ratings

10 reviews
  • Overall 4.2/5
  • Ease of Use 4.1/5
  • Customer Service 3.9/5
  • Features 3.9/5
  • Value for Money 4/5

Product Details

  • Free Version No
  • Free Trial Yes
  • Deployment Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - iOS Native
    Mobile - Android Native
  • Training Live Online
    Webinars
    Documentation
  • Support Online

Vendor Details

  • Public Emergency Alerting Services
  • https://peasi.com
  • Founded 2018

About Alertable

Online emergency alert system used by emergency management officials to notify the public of disasters and hazards including severe weather. The only public alert system implemented province-territory wide in Canada. 1,000+ municipalities already registered users of Alertable. The only commercial alerting solution that can send alerts through Canada's national alert system, Alert Ready, to TV, radio and wireless smartphones. Accessibility compliant. Supports English and French.

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Alertable Features

  • Contact Management
  • Geo Targeting
  • Mass Notifications
  • Scenario Planning
  • Templates
  • Two-Way Communication

Alertable Most Helpful Reviews

SaskAlert

Reviewed on 20/8/2019
Cindy B.
Assistant Administrator
Government Administration, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features & Functionality
1/5
Customer Support
1/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Pros: Once the training is received, this software program is easy to navigate through. I have never had an issue during my practice training alerts, or actual alerts.
I like how quickly the information can get out to the resident in the community who have the app on their phones.
It is easy to quickly do an update and cancel an alert.

Cons: Some of the areas to fill in are specific on the information required. Therefore, it can be confusing as to what exactly is needed in these areas.

Vendor Response

by Public Emergency Alerting Services on 21/8/2019

Thank you for your review, Cindy. Glad to hear that you are able to quickly send an alert when you need to. And thank you for the feedback on how the system can be improved.

SaskAlert

Reviewed on 14/8/2019
Helen F.
EMO Coordinator
Public Safety, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
4/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features & Functionality
4/5
Customer Support
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Comments: In the event of power outages, SaskAlert messages are still able to be pushed out by the Regina office.

Pros: The pre-made messages for the various types of alerts.

Cons: The program is continually changing. Every training session offered, something new about the program is being presented.

Vendor Response

by Public Emergency Alerting Services on 21/8/2019

Thank you for your review, Helen. Glad to hear that the alert templates are useful and good to hear you have arrangements with other municipalities using the same system to send an alert on your behalf in case of power outage.

Alertable Platform Review (AEA)

Reviewed on 27/8/2019
Carole M.
Director of Emergency Management / Fire Services Administrative Assistant
Government Administration, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
4/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Features & Functionality
3/5
Customer Support
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Pros: There is a huge benefit with having a platform that has built-in templates to utilize when you are in a hurry - like during an emergency/disaster. Spell checking ensures that a message is accurate and makes sense. Click and drag options for sections is helpful.

Cons: There is a disconnect when building directions from the click and drag in that you can't just type what you want, you must choose at least one in the bank.

Vendor Response

by Public Emergency Alerting Services on 28/8/2019

Thank you for your review, Carole. Glad to hear you find features like the templates, spell check and drag and drop instruction builder beneficial.

Useful alert app

Reviewed on 25/4/2019
Verified Reviewer
Software Developer
Entertainment, Self Employed
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source 
3/5
Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Features & Functionality
3/5
Customer Support
3/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Pros: Good that the app brings in the emergency information from a wide range of localities

Cons: Accuracy and trustworthiness of the alerts needs to be taken care

Vendor Response

by Public Emergency Alerting Services on 21/8/2019

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you are receiving valuable alerts from a wide range of localities.

Valuable Communication

Reviewed on 20/8/2019
Candace M.
Director Finance/Admin
Government Administration, 13-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
4/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features & Functionality
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Comments: We use the system to alert our residents of events that are happening in our jurisdiction as far as emergency management goes. Like drinking water advisories, water disruption. Fortunately we have not needed to use it for flooding and fire events in our municipality but it would certainly be of value in those circumstances.

Pros: The ease of use, the design is organized.

Cons: I cannot comment on any cons for this platform.

Vendor Response

by Public Emergency Alerting Services on 21/8/2019

Thank you for the review, Candace. Glad that you are finding the system valuable and useful for your community.

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