Posts Tagged: alert

OMB Clarifies Travel and Conference Attendance Policies

by Allan Rubin, Vice President, Marketing The GSA conference scandal has crept back into the news as the IRS has encountered its own high-profile spending scrutiny. So I found it noteworthy when this item crossed my desk today. The Office of Management and Budget just issued a “Controller Alert” to all Federal agencies, acknowledging the… Read more »

Social Media: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse + Workplace Zombie Alert

What a creative approach to public health. It has it all. Engaging, creative, edgy and powerful. But what about the Zombie Workplace? Get your survival guide here. The idea is the same. Get a kit, Make a Plan, Be prepared. The best advice we can give is stay connected. Tweet away and post any intelligence… Read more »

Instant Messaging for Policing

Earlier this month, Captain Mike Parker of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spearheaded two networking sessions to highlight use of instant messaging for policing to many Southern California law enforcement agencies. Representatives from 63 agencies were in attendance. Captain Parker was joined by law enforcement partners; Commander Laura Farinella, Long Beach PD, Lieutenant John… Read more »

Free National Emergency Alert System

Well, we really don’t have a unified national alert system that is able to alert the population, first responders, law enforcement, etc, in case of natural or man made dissasters. So what did I do about this? Well, I got together with a group of homeland security and IT security professionals and designed a system… Read more »

No More Excuses

If one were to ask any given selection of police departments across the country what they are doing to stay in touch with their citizens, he would receive a mixture of responses but my guess would be that a few or more of them would be that they don’t stay in touch. When asked why,… Read more »