RallyEngine Blog

WCDM 2015 Presentation: The Herd of Cats

Last week RallyEngine co-founder Steve Hardy presented The Herd of Cats to a great audience at the World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto. He's writing a ...

Boot Camp with the Field Innovation Team

RallyEngine’s Marketing Director Steve Hardy just returned from a long weekend in the gorgeous Wasatch Mountains an hour or so east of Salt Lake City in Utah where he ...

The Rise of the Virtual Operations Support Team (VOST)

The acronym VOST stands for Virtual Operations Support Team. VOST members are becoming increasingly critical to the successful management of emergencies and disasters. ...

Black Swans: Unpredictable, Game-changing, and Foreseeable (in ...

While most people have heard of the term “black swan”, few understand what it means. The phrase stems from the previously held belief that all swans were white in color, ...

The Value of Social Capital and Emergent Groups

Last week we had the pleasure to attend the World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto. Great event! The diversity of ...

Are Natural Disasters Actually Becoming More Common, or Does It Just ...

Recently, it seems like every time one turns on CNN or checks their social media sites, they are bombarded by the news of a natural disaster somewhere in the world. ...

The Upside of Down: Why Resilience is Important

This is a world full of uncertainty. Nothing is stable, and the only guarantee is that everything is constantly changing. Change cannot happen if things don't fall ...

An Inside Look at an Incident Command Center

Natural and man-made incidents can happen at anytime and anyplace. Getting the word out on how to prepare for an incident is not always possible, especially in the wake ...