emergency response

IoT, Fidget Spinners, and Millions of Steps

Cisco Live! It is my favorite Cisco event that is held every year for our customers. Being held in one of the big convention centers in Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay, everyone walked at least 3-5 miles every day between sessions, the show floor, and meetings.

October 11, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cisco and BlueLine Grid Partner to Tackle Mission-Critical Collaboration Market

Guest post by Matt Melton, BlueLine Grid The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual convention will kick off during the third week of October 2016 in San Diego. Planning is in full gear, and Cisco is highlighting its partnership with Washington, D.C.-based BlueLine Grid. BlueLine Grid is solving the mission critical collaboration challenges […]

October 7, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Community Policing in the Digital Era

Over 30 years ago, I had the opportunity to serve as a Community Service Officer (CSO) in the UCLA Police Department.  The CSO program allows students to participate in the UCLA campus safety, serving as additional “eyes and ears”. We helped out as field escorts, hospital and resident hall patrol, bike patrol, building security, and even […]

October 15, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 39: Cisco Emergency Response & Emergency Calling

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about Cisco Emergency Response (CER) and Emergency Calling with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Dan Keller. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Dan Keller, Cisco […]

Humanitarian Organizations Collaborate to Impact the World

Last week, more than 200 leaders from dozens of technology companies and international humanitarian and conservation organizations came together at the NetHope Global Member Summit on our San Jose, California campus. Experts in humanitarian relief, emergency response, and conservation from around the world participated in nearly 30 brainstorming sessions, and I was fortunate enough to […]

Humanitarian Organizations Address Tech’s Role in Solving Global Challenges

This week, we are proud to host the NetHope Global Member Summit at our San Jose, California campus. NetHope is an important organization – especially at a time when news feeds are filled with stories about disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and social conflict. NetHope is a coalition of more than 40 international humanitarian and conservation […]

September 26, 2014

GOVERNMENT

#CiscoPublicSafety Series: Video Solutions Help Save the Day at Chicago Police Department

Law enforcement and fire departments around the country are leveraging new technologies to better inform personnel, increase situational awareness, respond to emergencies, and protect citizens. Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) is becoming a reality for many local municipalities as they incorporate modern digital devices within their daily routines. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is really changing […]

NERV: The Brain Behind Networked Disaster Response at Cisco

Hurricane season is upon us, and storms have already begun to harass the Gulf Coast with torrential rains and violent winds. The threat of such a storm doesn’t cross my mind as I sit in my cubicle in San Jose, enjoying the comforts of an air-conditioned office and a hot cup of coffee on my […]

March 21, 2014

GOVERNMENT

Highlights from AFCEA Homeland Security Conference: Remaining Ever-Vigilant

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the AFCEA Homeland Security conference in Washington, D.C. Eleven days after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the first Director of the Office of Homeland Security was appointed leading to the combination of 22 different federal departments and agencies into a unified, integrated cabinet agency when it […]