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Why You Don't Need a Mass, Social, or Command Centre Alerting System

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  • 15.08.2014
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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. ...

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 ...

Tech for Good: Leveraging Mobile Technology in the Search for Missing ...

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 ...

11 Examples of Bad Social Media Crisis Management

In pseudo-celebrity news, did you hear about the most epic brand meltdown on Facebook ever (or so says BuzzFeed)? It happened last night. The husband-and-wife owners of ...

The Pros and Cons of Twitter as a Disaster Alert Tool

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  • 22.04.2013
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The difference between an emergency and a catastrophic disaster is communication. Getting the right responders on the scene and mobilizing relief effort requires ...