Social Media is woven into the fabric of our lives. Just this year, we have seen Social Media play a critical role in our political processes throughout the world. Many attribute the Political advances we have seen in the Middle East to the vast reach and easy access of Social Media. However, other global uses of […]
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Laurie Flynn recently published an article on “Underestimating the Looming Cyber-Threat Would Prove Perilous”. It brought to mind the adage ” an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. But, as Laurie points out in her article, initiatives to prevent a Cyber-attack are often times met with resistant for varying reasons. One is […]
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We know that we cannot predict, nor stop, every human-induced and natural disaster. But what we can do is prepared for them. Social Media is going to play a key role in contingency planning, for both business and our society. Social Media brings multiple communication channels for collaboration to the implementation of Emergency Management plans. President Obama […]
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Any question that Social Media is an effective tool in Emergency Management and Disaster Response should be answered now. We have seen Social Media used in Haiti, Iran, Tunisia, and now in Egypt, to name the more recent and well-known. What may not be readily obvious is how Social Media has enabled communications to persevere in […]
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Social Media is destined to become interwoven into the fabric of our lives. However, there are still some steps to take before Social Media’s true worth will be realized. Regulatory Compliance needs to be addressed and Privacy concerns need to be put to rest. Interoperability and universal secure -access must be accomplished. What are the others? As […]
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