Why You Don't Need a Mass, Social, or Command Centre Alerting System
It’s generally recognized these days that there are better, more efficient, and more targeted ways to alert and inform dispersed people (colleagues, employees, ...
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. ...
Tech for Good: Leveraging Mobile Technology in the Search for Missing ...
- Amanda Pick
According to Brian Palmer, Slate magazine’s ‘chief explainer,’ it all started with a few pamphlets in the 1970s. At the time, police were often reluctant to intervene ...
The Pros and Cons of Twitter as a Disaster Alert Tool
The difference between an emergency and a catastrophic disaster is communication. Getting the right responders on the scene and mobilizing relief effort requires ...