As the nerve centre of every community, local governments are responsible for sharing a wide range of information every day, from public safety, to community announcements and promotions, and routine council business.
At one of the more recent WebEOC User Forums, one of our keynote speakers - an ex-test pilot - emphasised the huge importance of performing after-action reviews (AAR).
Whether it's a test flight, a training exercise, or a response to an actual crisis, AARs are indispensable tools in any organisation's constant pursuit of improved performance and efficiency.
2018 is well and truly upon us and the start of a new year is always a good time to examine the state of your Crisis Information Management Software (CIMS). It's important to determine how to elevate your system and use the tools and capabilities available.
For the WebEOC users out there, this article highlights five questions for you to think about in order to help you maximise your organisation's use of WebEOC in 2018.
Intermedix released WebEOC 8.4 on Wednesday and it's got a number of exciting improvements and additions that are going to benefit both users and administrators in a big way.
And those of you with the Dashboard, Board Data Manager, and Maps Add-ons are in for a treat with a whole assortment of improvements and new things.
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."
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.