6 steps to implement new ideas without risking your reputation

Let's face it, finding a solution, securing the budget and developing an implementation plan is difficult. It requires proposals, bids, pilots, steering committees, security and threat assessments, and working groups before anyone actually uses it. After all that, are you sure it will succeed?

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There is no such thing as a common operating picture

There is a significant push to making sure everyone has a “common operating picture”. A magical thing that will coordinate the response, integrate the different agencies; collect real-time data from the field; and alert the public simply because everyone can see the same thing.

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Imagine – Artificial Intelligence in Emergency Management

Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists and has a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. kurzweil is now the lead technologist at Google and is a leading expert on Artificial Intelligence.

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This is the future of Emergency Mapping

On July 17, 2018, a fire started by lightning spread rapidly toward two neighboring communities in central British Columbia. This was the view from the Command Post. The smoke was thick and it was difficult to see exactly what was happening. At night, it was a little easier to see the fire edge.

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Force Multiplier

In military science, Force multiplication or a force multiplier is a combination of factors that dramatically increases the effectiveness of a group, giving a given number of troops the ability to accomplish greater things than without it.

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Setting up your Emergency Operations Centre for Success

During the 2018 floods, the Emergency Operations Centre was activated in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS), and […]

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3 Important Features of the Ideal Emergency Alert System

Over the last two years, we have seen several emergency alert systems developed, tested and deployed with varying results.

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Innovation During Emergencies

Are you an Emergency Manager or Incident Commander and feel like it is impossible to apply innovation to your incident management toolkit?

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Communications Under Fire

Only a fraction of BC has cellular coverage. Wildfire crews need other tools to communicate with the fire centre and each other.

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Safety Third

Why do the tools and policies that keep employees safe often end up viewed as intrusive, complex, and time-consuming?

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Help employees become your greatest asset

As an entrepreneur you know employees are critical to your success.

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A Superior System: 5 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder.

No system is perfect but the system we have now leaves much to be desired.

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