Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Nov 07, 2018
Proprietary study reveals benefits of embracing disruptive technology vs. risks of waiting.
A recent survey of more than 400 technology decision makers across 13 industries indicates that early adoption of disruptive technology is seen as less risky than waiting. Among technology leaders across all industries, including Government & Public Safety, there is near consensus that adopting disruptive technology has become the price of doing business and staying in business.
Published By: Magnetrol
Published Date: Nov 05, 2018
Tank overfill is a crucial safety concern in the petroleum industry. Failure to put adequate prevention measures in place has resulted in injuries, loss of life, and billions of dollars worth of damages worldwide.
These resources were developed by the level control experts at Magnetrol to help you implement and maintain an effective Overfill Protection Plan for your terminals. Simply click on the downloads below at the Resources section to access this important information.
Most of the public and its public safety professionals live and work in a digital world of mobile devices instant connectivity, and geo-location.
This one powerful fact, is changing the way police and first responders react to incidents and interact with the communities they serve. Types and severity of incidents are also changing, due in part to socio-cultural and environmental factors.
Complicated risk scenarios requiring inter-agency coordination are occurring in both urban areas and once-sleepy suburban towns. To perform in this volatile new reality, public safety is undergoing a digital transformation focusing more on predictive and preventive practices.
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Crime overall is decreasing, but chaotic events such as extreme weather, domestic terrorist attacks, gun violence, and opioid-related emergencies are increasing, requiring highly coordinated response protocols.
From raucous inner cities to sleepy suburbs, the scope and nature of these threats demand a new way of thinking and acting– a new, frictionless collaboration among agencies, departments, and vendor partners.
This is the next phase of digital age public safety. As more public safety leaders get introduced to sophisticated surveillance and big data technologies, they realize the benefits are within reach.
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Over the past few decades, technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, altering how we live and work. As machines take over certain jobs for safety or improved accuracy, some are concerned that technology will eventually replace people. But as businesses incorporate machines and technology deeper into workplaces, it is evident that a mindset shift needs to occur. The working world must find ways to incorporate technology so that people do what people do best, while allowing computers to do what computers do best. It’s time to think differently about technology. It’s time to make technology part of the team.
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From improving driver safety to traffic congestion to freight challenges, cities and states across North America seek out HERE to find solutions to improve quality of life for increasing populations.
This eGuide showcases five projects where HERE has directly supported transport departments in their work to improve quality of life for their people - from making one of the most challenging highways in North America safer for drivers to helping people travel on a Chicago Cubs game night to reducing congestion as cities attract newcomers.
As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes) HERE is a trusted advisor with a range of proven solutions to keep cities moving as they grow.
Get higher quality, more accurate location data – and a safer, more profitable fleet – by choosing the right location services provider. The true value of a location platform comes from bringing together multiple data sources and presenting them in a meaningful way. Using a platform approach, you can help customers differentiate their service, increase margins and increase safety. So, in this guide, we cover the four key considerations for choosing a mapping and location service platform to ensure a high quality, accurate mapping service for you and your customers.
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While there are many factors that contribute to workforce engagement, you can start by focusing on top employee needs that contribute to a positive work environment including Safety, Flexibility, Fair treatment and the opportunity to make an impact.
This on demand webinar contrasts the features of medium voltage fixed circuit breaker switchgear (FCBS) and existing withdrawable circuit breaker switgear (WCBS) designs. Modern FCBS design elements that are
discussed include an internal disconnect for isolation and grounding of circuits and interlocked operation among
disconnect, breaker, and grounding switch for improved safety. Furthermore, features such as lower maintenance,
smaller footprint, and reduced life cycle costs that result from its simpler design will be explored. By comparing
the traditional ANSI WCBS technology to that of the FCBS, this paper will demonstrate that the fixed design, which
has gained widespread acceptance in global markets outside the United States, is a viable alternative to the
Digital technology continues to play an ever-increasing role in today’s modern healthcare systems. While 95% of hospitals in the United States have implemented Electronic Health Records or EHR, much work remains.1 Patient identification errors continue to plague hospitals and are the precipitating factor for 13% of surgical mistakes and 67% of transfusion mix-ups.2 Nationally, medication errors cause at least one death every day and injure 1.3 million people annually.3 The cost of lost lives, reduced productivity and malpractice insurance fees are debilitating the healthcare industry.
At the center of every hospital’s safety program is the patient wristband, which provides caregivers access to the information they need at every point of care during the patient stay. However, not
all wristbands are of equal quality. Some wristbands are not durable enough to withstand the rigors
of a busy hospital environment, leading to workarounds and mistakes that, in the end, comprise patient care.
Labeling blood and other samples at the time they are collected improves patient safety
and helps prevent a host of problems related to misidentification — including many of
the estimated 160,900 adverse events that occur in U.S. hospitals annually because
of sample identification errors.1 There is a strong and growing body of evidence within
medical literature that creating specimen identification labels on demand at the patient
bedside with a mobile printer can significantly reduce errors. The Joint Commission’s
National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) for 2010 advocate the use of two patient-specific
identifiers, such as name and birthdate, whenever taking blood or other samples from
a patient, and to label the sample collection container in the presence of the patient.
Producing specimen labels at the patient bedside and encoding patient identification in
a barcode satisfies both The Joint Commission’s NPSG and Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. T
Detecting and preventing errors that threaten patient safety is a closed-loop process that begins at the point of care, extends to independent laboratories, and then back to the caregiver. Sample identification and results reporting errors can lead to misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment with deadly consequences. A 2006 Wall Street Journal article reported that while malpractice claims for pathology errors are relatively low, they are the second most costly. In addition to creating a serious risk to patient safety, sample misidentification creates significant financial implications. Redraws, retesting and additional treatment that result from sample errors cost the healthcare industry an estimated
$200 million to $400 million per year.
Performance textiles and fabrics are rapidly bringing apparel and footwear products into the 21st century. Manufacturers today are innovating at breakneck speed and bringing to the market synthetic textiles and fabrics with enhanced performance characteristics, or that feature embedded fibers or topical applications. This has led to the widespread introduction of advanced performance apparel and footwear that offer you new levels of comfort and safety.
At the same time, sorting through claims regarding the performance characteristics of these advanced textiles and fabrics can present real challenges for manufacturers, retailers and you. At a minimum, the myriad of vague, conflicting or unsubstantiated marketing claims and characterizations used to promote these materials often result in frustration and disappointment. And fraudulent representations can unnecessarily expose apparel manufacturers and retail buyers to potentially hazardous chemicals and other risks.
With urbanization set to increase rapidly – the UN predicts that by 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas – discover how, with HERE, you can keep your city moving. And make it more safe, efficient, and green.
HERE is already working with governments around the world to keep traffic flowing and pollution down. In this guide, discover how, with our growing network of sensors and over 30 years’ experience, we can deliver the real-time insights to keep you abreast of what’s actually happening on your roads, so you can better meet government safety and mobility targets.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 27, 2018
The public sector has invested in big time in big data. But there’s one thing most public sector entities are dropping the ball on: real-time data, and how it can be combined with big data to increase citizen safety and make mission-critical digital transformation projects happen on-time and on budget. Read this white paper to learn why public sector entities need both big data and real-time data if they are going to deliver on their digital transformation promises.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
The new generation of mobile devices, applications, and cloud services significantly improve agency efficiencies. Tasks that were once relegated to timeconsuming deskwork, are now performed in the field, and with improved accuracy. Because of this, more and more public safety agencies are adopting these new technologies.
One purpose of the FBI’s CJIS Security Policy is to enable agencies to fully leverage mobile devices, but without sacrificing security. Mobile devices introduce a variety of new threat vectors and risks. Careful consideration of these risks is important to maintaining information security. Threats to mobile devices stem mainly from their size, portability, and available wireless interfaces. Examples of mobile device threats include:
• Loss or theft of device
• Unauthorized access to device
• Mobile operating system vulnerabilities
• Communication over untrusted networks
• Malware or malicious Apps
• Jailbreak or rooting activity
• Data loss through user behaviors
As map providers move to a highly modular, platform-centric approach, get an understanding of the value being delivered and find out how governments can harness the benefits and apply them across regions to enhance mobility, experiences and safety. In this report by Counterpoint Technology Market Research, learn why HERE’s Open Location Platform – described as super-rich and always up-to-date, is a leader in the location data arena.
As map providers move to a highly modular, platform-centric approach, get an understanding of how fleet and logistics software providers can deliver more value in their solutions to enhance efficiency, productivity, and safety. In this report by Counterpoint Technology Market Research, learn why HERE’s Open Location Platform – described as super-rich, always up-to-date, and a neutral offering – is a leader in the location data arena.
World leader in design and manufacture of innovative sensing solutions that enhance safety, security, and energy efficiency.
For this manufacturers of high-tech imaging systems, monitoring accuracy and product quality are critical. Any quality problem could mean a part fails sooner than expected, or triggers a false alarm at a customer site that causes unnecessary panic.
By setting up automated manufacturing analytic workflows with the TIBCO StatisticaTM platform, the company can complete complicated processes in just a few minutes and improve product quality by decreasing the variability of everything they produce.
As an automotive parts or components manufacturer, you may be both encouraged and challenged by a growing number of trends in the automotive marketplace. From disruptive trends in product developments—such as electric vehicles, advanced assistance and safety capabilities, and driverless vehicles—to trade tariff increases, regulation changes, and higher interest rates, it’s apparent that change is in the air
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Consistency and customer experience are key to quality and profitability in retail. Manual reporting processes can be unwieldy and time-consuming, but bringing together all compliance procedures under one digital platform means fast, consistent and easy-to-access performance data.
Using real-time insights into best practice improves the reporting of quality control, stock loss prevention, inspection processes, logistics and more – saving time, increasing efficiency and boosting customer satisfaction. Benefits include better branding through monitoring rollouts with uploaded photos and videos, protection against shrinkage through improved inspection processes and audits, and clearer visibility of issues which means a speedier response.