A lot has been going on here, the latest being Veoci’s participation in Connecticut’s statewide emergency preparedness drill: 44 CT cities and towns are using Veoci. We’ll have more details to share soon, have a look at the latest news items in the meantime: From NPR / WSHU: New Haven tech company gaining attention for
Last week we published a post about Atlanta’s response to the 2-inch snowstorm that hit the area on January 28, 2014. Here we are two weeks later, staring in the face of a much bigger storm that the National Weather Service is predicting will be of “historic proportions“. Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia has quite a bit
The real root causes? Atlanta, GA recently endured a rare snowstorm (Jan. 28, 2014) that left thousands of commuters, school children, and others stranded throughout the city, trapped behind a surge of traffic, accidents, and deserted vehicles. Headlines ranged from dire warnings of the area’s complete paralysis to jokes about Southerners being unable to handle
Posted by Vishu Rao, Solutions Architect, Veoci In an earlier blog we examined how weather and other disasters have a severe impact on small & medium-sized businesses, and learned some startling facts. 47% of them do not recover. During 2012 alone, there were 47 presidentially declared disasters affecting 32 states and territories. Superstorm Sandy was
Even though September has come and gone and the awareness-raising activities of National Preparedness Month are over, there’s no excuse to not stay prepared! This goes for people and families, businesses large and small, and our civic organizations. When storms approach, many of us prepare for the worst. Shelves at grocery stores are barren, gas pumps
It’s been a marathon week, and we’re still in the thick of things as recovery and repair efforts continue, so I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. We’ve been working hand in hand with a major customer highly impacted by Hurricane Sandy, supporting them directly in their EOC by providing on-site assistance with
Enterprises have long been embracing the concept of Web 2.0 by making their legacy systems more collaborative, encouraging information sharing, and focusing on a user centered design. How about using Web 2.0 capabilities in systems for managing incidents and emergencies? There are four major stages of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.