How to Make a Personal Emergency Preparedness Kit
One of the ways we can lessen the effect of disasters is by being prepared. Disasters cut access to our critical and daily necessities, so securing them during these times is a top priority. But there's a lot there—what do you need to prioritize? How do you make a personal emergency preparedness kit?
Raising the Bar for Healthcare Continuity
Over these past couple of years, healthcare emergency management and business continuity (BC) plans have been rigorously tested. As a whole, there seems to be an acknowledgment that the response and coordination activities that are involved in day-to-day operations are strong. There is, however, an area that has been found lacking that must be bolstered: formalized business continuity and resilience.
Lessons in Developer and Designer Collaboration
At the end of 2021, Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts hosted Nevaan Perera, Veoci Software Engineer, as a guest lecturer in an undergraduate class entitled Interaction Design 1: Responsive Interfaces. Nevaan's presentation took the class through the different roles of developers and designers and how they work together to create the best possible software features and functionality.
USC’s Great Shakeout: Conducting A Successful Campus-Wide Earthquake Drill
The University of Southern California (USC) is a long-time participant of the Great ShakeOut. This year, however, USC decided to execute their exercise differently, completely running the drill from start to finish utilizing their new emergency management software: Veoci.
Guilford Drives Cost Savings and Efficiencies With Automation and Innovation
The Town of Guilford, CT, discovered a way to dramatically improve the handling of daily operations and tedious administrative duties while maintaining effective communication and collaboration across multiple divisions.Â
Planning for All Hazards: How Texas SB1614 May Reframe Resilience for Long Term Care
Very few organizations need to be â€˜told' that they need to revisit and streamline their emergency management and business continuity plans any longer; laws reinforce the idea, and new Texas legislation puts the idea of resilience under a new light.Â
Earthquake Awareness Month: Preparing for the “Big One”
Despite how prone an agency, municipality, or community is to earthquakes, it's possible to prepare. Many states and areas across the US dedicate February to earthquake awareness, hoping to prepare their residents and stakeholders for these events.
What the CARES Act Means for Various American Industries
Numerous industries will see direct aid as a result of the CARES Act, but what that aid looks like differs. This blog will take a look at how the CARES Act helps healthcare, governments, higher education, and airports.