The Future of Incident Management

Incident Commander standing at the scene of an incident

The importance of preparing for, responding to, and managing incidents. Simon Marwick talks about his journey to leading the Global Operations Command Centre in Aberdeen, the technology he uses to deliver critical incident response services, and his thoughts on the future of incident management. From lifeguard to Afghanistan to emergency response From a very young…

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Safety Management Systems | Oil and Gas Industry

oil and gas rig

Introducing Connected Resilience ™ Very few industries endure the same level of sustained risk to personnel and assets as oil and gas. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, derrick operators have the third highest fatality rate of any employment category — 46 per 100,000 workers — and these stats may be underreported.¹ A…

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The Role of Technology in Effective Incident Management

In the 5th century BC, General Sun Tzu wrote in “The Art of War” that “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat”. Given that effective Incident Management requires the formulation and application of appropriate tactics to support operational response whilst complying with strategic intent, it…

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6 Tips for Improving Security in the Hotel Industry

The guests that enter a hotel property do so believing they are safe and secure. They believe the hotel, owning companies, and tourist companies have their security as a number one priority. Given the increase in hotel targeted active shooter attacks, hostile vehicle assaults and other types of incidents in certain regions of the world,…

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