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Watching our PTSC-Online Canadian virtual emergency management community grow has been a rewarding experience as committed individuals join in, but it has not been without its challenges. Thankfully the challenges are not insurmountable, as one by one we take steps to overcome them.
As mentioned previously, I plan to focus some of my blog articles on my experience in developing PTSC-Online a Canadian on line emergency management and business continuity community.
Watching PTSC-Online grow has been a rewarding experience from the perspective of having representatives of major organizations such as the Canadian Standards Association, National Fire Protection Association, Federation of Canadian Municipalities etc. see the potential in PTSC-Online and how it can integrate…
How important is it to link ones emergency management program or on line emergency management community to social media? I am looking at this from the perspective of helping to build PTSC-Online a Canadian virtual emergency management community.
I plan to focus some of my blog articles on my experience while helping to develop PTSC-Online a Canadian on line emergency management and business continuity community.
PTSC-Online is being developed using the leading edge IGLOO Software's on line community service. It provides an excellent secure forum for on line collaboration and for sharing highlights of this collaboration with the public in the interests of public education. But what about existing professional and social media…
For those who follow memci on Twitter you will have noticed there have been fewer emergency management tips over the past couple of months. Please stay tuned as we work on an improved system for sharing emergency management tips.
I guess I must confess that working on a new system is not the only reason for the gap in the emergency management tips. Some vacation time was part of the cause, but just getting out of the daily routine of reading and tweeting was part of it also. I enjoy the daily routine of using Google Reader to follow a number of emergency management, crisis management and critical infrastructure protection sources and I likewise find monitoring my search lists on Twitter to be enjoyable and profitable. I…
For the past few months I have been working on an emergency management project which I consider to be one of the most exciting I have undertaken in my emergency management career. Not only has the project been rewarding to work on, but I believe that it has the potential to make a significant contribution to emergency management in Canada in the years to come.
The project on which I have been working reinforces basic principles of emergency management such as building our programs to recognized standards, collaborating with our stakeholders for the most effective program implementation and operation and then evaluating programs to make sure they work as planned and meet applicable standards. What makes the project more exciting than doing these things in the normal way, is that it plans to promote and reinforce these basic principles on a national…
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