Scientists are using predictive weather data capabilities to analyze and forecast storm paths with increasing accuracy. They’re tapping into data from a variety of sources for information, and these developments and applications of data analytics help keep communities in the paths of oncoming
How can organizations tasked with responding quickly to crisis events and saving lives empower its first responders with real-time information? See how International Medical Corps applied advanced analytics to shrink response times in emergencies.
The world can become an increasingly safe place when people who are in charge of real-world safety and cybersafety are equipped with data and analytics. From cyber threat analysis to public safety prediction and response, here are the Safer Planet initiative’s top 10 stories of the year.
Organizations don’t have to be helpless in the face of emergencies and disaster events. Using the power of data-driven impact analytics, organizations can anticipate and simulate emergency scenarios to improve response decisions and reduce economic and human costs.
The Internet and social feeds are full of articles, blogs, news and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and culls highly interesting items that provide fodder for thought, discussion and debate.
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.
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.
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.
The Internet, including our social feeds, is chock 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 to pull out the most interesting articles giving us fodder for thought and debate.
Today, IBM is reinforcing its commitment to help build a safer planet with the announcement of the Safer Planet Portfolio—a robust suite of solutions for law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyberthreat intelligence and counter fraud designed to help professionals
New technologies bring a data deluge to markets already saturated with data. This, in turn, creates the perfect environment—and offers the perfect cloak—for increased crime as perpetrators hide among data.
Recent catastrophic weather events worldwide are sad reminders that disaster can strike in a heartbeat. While preventing these events is extremely unlikely, analysis of data from sensors, status reporting and video footage may provide the insight for enhanced preparedness and swift emergency