It goes without saying that most, if not all, New Zealand and Australian tertiary institutions have emergency management plans in place. And it’s highly likely that these plans - vital plans that communicate the processes and procedures to be followed in the event of a crisis or large scale emergency - are produced in document, or paper form.
WebEOC - it's a beautiful thing. Over nearly two decades, it has evolved and developed to enable organisations to meet their emergency management needs, from woe to go. With its ability to be fully customised, seamlessly integrated with other systems, and easily scaled up or down, WebEOC caters to any organisations' requirements, regardless of size, location, or utilisation. And on top of that, it also offers a number of add-ons that can help take your emergency management efforts to the next level.
WebEOC v8.3 was released last night and, along with it, WebEOC's most intuitive, visually appealing, and comprehensive mapping solutions yet - Maps Add-On and Maps.
Intermedix started the year off with a bang - releasing WebEOC Chat, a free instant messaging tool that has the power to significantly improve communications among WebEOC users.
If you're not yet familiar with Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities initiative, now's the time to acquaint yourself.
100RC, founded in 2013, is a platform dedicated to helping cities worldwide adopt and incorporate continuity plans that enable them to establish resilience to the "physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century."
At Critchlow, we specialise in emergency management and business continuity management. Two things that are always important, but with recent events (read: quakes, storms and tsunamis) they’re at the top of many organisations priorities.
With multiple incidents to be managed coast to coast on a daily basis, plus the need for seamless inter-jurisdictional and multi-agency involvement, the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) required a modern-day incident management platform that was robust, flexible and offered a single source of truth for all users.
The release of WebEOC v8.0 was the biggest and the best yet. It wasn't just another version, it was a whole new WebEOC and the feedback we've had from customers about it has been fantastic.
More and more organisations around the world are moving online with their incident management processes, which makes sense in a digital and ever-changing world that is fraught with terror attacks, threats to cyber security, and a frightening number of natural disasters - all significant risks that should be on the radar of every organisation.
For the second year in a row, Sungard Availability Services (AssuranceCM) have made their way into the Leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software, Worldwide.