Disasters & emergencies News
September 08, 2017
Seeking better disaster management, governments strive to turn data insights into action. Also: The Equifax breach, Amazon's 'HQ2' and federal regs for driverless cars.
August 11, 2017
Any claims that "flash is on fire" at Flash Memory Summit 2017 this week drew awkward glances, nervous laughs or groans. That's because one flash system literally caught fire, causing the ...
June 06, 2016
As part of the international response to the recent Ebola outbreak, one organization implemented mobile apps to allow its community health workers to collect better data from survey subjects.
September 03, 2015
Many companies either don’t see the need for a business disaster recovery plan or haven’t allocated enough resources to create a good DR plan.
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Analytics and new data sources are opening the door for municipalities to deploy big data policing strategies that potentially can improve emergency response times, a software vendor exec says. Continue Reading
Emergency communications is one of the first actions to be taken following an incident. Find out what happens when an organization doesn't have an emergency communications plan. Continue Reading
An emergency communications plan (EC plan) provides guidelines, contact information and procedures for how information should be shared should a crisis that requires immediate action occur. Continue Reading
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A swatting attack resulted in the death of a Kansas man. Expert Judith Myerson looks at the technology these attacks use and what can be done to make sure they don't happen again. Continue Reading
The internet of things will change the way first responders and public safety professionals do their jobs. ADRF's Greg Najjar discusses. Continue Reading
Hurricanes wreak havoc on people and economies. But as Arup Barat of infiswift notes, IoT can help better prepare and respond to natural disasters. Continue Reading
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Recent storms have shown that organizations need to plan for the worst to be safe. Improve your organization's disaster resilience by being diligent with BC/DR planning. Continue Reading
Data center disasters come in all shapes and sizes, as IT expert Dan Morris knows from firsthand experience. Here's how he advises CIOs to prepare for the unknown. Continue Reading
Big data algorithms are at the heart of some travel snafus of late. Increasingly, data analytics teams need to look deeper into how algorithms work and the data on which they feed. Continue Reading
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Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan discusses costs associated with in-house and outsourced emergency management systems. Continue Reading
Most organizations have an incident response team, but how many have a problem management team? Michael Cobb explains how problem management can prevent incidents. Continue Reading