Learning from business – Risk bow-ties

Learning from business – Risk bow-ties

May 7, 2018 7:19 pm
A risk bow-tie is a visual method through which all key knowledge regarding a risk can be portrayed on a single page. Bow-ties allow discussions and decisions to be made in an objective and rapid manner by organisations that use them.
Learning from big innovations in small island states

Learning from big innovations in small island states

May 4, 2018 6:56 pm
The same is true of the world’s small island developing states (SIDS), which account for less than 1% of the world’s population. They are also some of the world’s most vulnerable countries to disasters and climate change.
Flying robots: Using UAVs to Understand Disaster Risk

Flying robots: Using UAVs to Understand Disaster Risk

April 27, 2018 3:20 pm
Emergency management includes drone management – whether countries realize it or not. Within the realm of Disaster Risk Management, use cases worldwide are demonstrating the incredible value of drones for addressing critical information gaps.
A Picture is Worth 1,000 Actions

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Actions

April 26, 2018 4:47 pm
Despite the obvious utility of EO data, the use of these important datasets remains limited. This disconnect comes down to the communication among imagery providers, translators, and users.
Must disasters cascade like dominoes?

Must disasters cascade like dominoes?

April 26, 2018 3:56 pm
Resilience, in its highest form, entails the elusive ability to prevent disasters from cascading. Can your business, industry, community, or nation contain a disaster as a solitary “domino”? Or will a single event trigger a cascade of human and economic setbacks?