Chapter 4. Communication System Disasters


‘I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.’

 --Catherine the Great (1729-96)

What are some of the common methods of communication in organizations?

Organizations have come a long way in exchanging information internally and externally from the good old days of plain telephones and telex. Some of the common and most extensively used methods of communication are listed below.

  • E-mail

  • Internet, WorldWideWeb, Chat, Instant Messenger, etc

  • Private telephone networks for voice

  • Data transfer using Internet and private leased lines

  • Mobile phones, pagers, SMS, etc

  • Regular telephones, fax, etc

  • Voice over IP, Voice over Broadband

  • Local and wide area networks

  • Wireless

... and various other electronic methods. ...

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