Adapt emergency operations to rapidly changing situations. IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management is an incident and emergency management solution for daily operations and crisis situations. It integrates, correlates and analyzes operational information to create a dynamic,
The realities of incident and emergency management today are not the same as they used to be. Public Safety organizations have a lot of challenges in front of them, but there are powerful solutions available. Analytic and collaboration tools can support better decisions and enhance and expand
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.
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.
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
21st century technologies using data analytics coupled with social and mobile technology present a rich opportunity to streamline and integrate preparation, response, recovery and mitigation of the “daily set of unexpected incidents” as well as emergencies and disasters.