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This infographic shows the financial, environmental and human costs of disasters and emergencies. Advanced technology can help meet escalating citizen expectations across all four phases of the emergency management cycle.
Weather can be a critical factor in everything from retail sales to hedge funds to your utility bill; indeed, weather plays a very big part in our economy. And nowhere is weather more important than in the area of emergency management.
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out highly interesting articles that provide the fodder for thought and debate.
Without video analytics, your video surveillance system may be an expensive waste instead of offering a valuable capability. Video analytics can push events of interest to your monitoring staff rather than merely depending on bored operators to notice when something happens.
Today, thanks to the opportunities presented by new technologies, we are seeing another stage of emergency management. This new stage balances the historical approach to emergency management with the potential of technology to unify resources and adapt plans in real time.
The realities of ensuring public safety today are not the same as they used to be. Governments have a lot of challenges in front of them, but there are some powerful solutions available. Analytic and collaboration tools can support better decisions and act as a force multiplier to enable officials
The world’s population is increasingly moving to urban areas, creating a dense and complex environment for crime. To combat urban crime, public safety workers are breaking down departmental silos and moving toward predictive policing systems. But how can we ensure public safety officials present a
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This issue of Public Sector News skims the wires and focuses on some interesting articles that offer food for thought and debate.
I’d rather not be in the wrong place at the wrong time when a major threat occurs. But if I were, I would be comforted knowing that emergency personnel knew how to handle an earthquake in Vancouver as well as they did a water main break just down the street.
Each week over 1 million people move into a city. Never before have the requirements for protecting citizens, property and infrastructure from harm been more pressing. Sophisticated, applied technology can yield insights that shorten the cycle from incident to resolution.
This week’s guest is Adam Crowe, author and Director of Emergency Preparedness at Virginia Commonwealth University, who chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, Associate Partner and Public Safety/Emergency Management Subject Matter Expert at IBM. Topics to be discussed include the challenges facing emergency
Armed with the most relevant information on patterns, relationships, vulnerabilities and potential scenarios, analysts can then quickly assimilate insights and take actions to confidently make mission critical decisions.