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An online social network for emergency management
Online Social Networking Sites (SNSs) are becoming extremely popular and can be employed in a variety of contexts. They permit the establishment of global relationships that are domain related or canExpand
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How the internet of things technology enhances emergency response operations
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a novel paradigm that connects the pervasive presence around us of a variety of things or objects to the Internet by using wireless/wired technologies to reach desired goals. Expand
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Red Tape: Attitudes and Issues Related to Use of Social Media by U.S. County-Level Emergency Managers
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A survey of 241 U.S. emergency managers at the county level shows that only about half of these agencies use social media in any way as of 2014. Expand
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Use of Social Media by U.S. Public Sector Emergency Managers: Barriers and Wish Lists
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Semi-structured interviews with U.S. public sector emergency managers to probe barriers to use of social media and reactions to possible software enhancements to support such use. Expand
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The Past as the Future of Emergency Preparedness and Management
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Leadership Roles and Communication Issues in Partially Distributed Emergency Response Software Development Teams: A Pilot Study
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We describe a project investigating different configurations of group and sub-group distribution and leadership in global PDTs engaged in tasks related to emergency response. Expand
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Dealing with information overload when using social media for emergency management: Emerging solutions
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This paper presents a focused literature review of issues related to information overload and potential solutions to the problem, in the realm of social media use in emergency management. Expand
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Leveraging a Wiki to EnhanceVirtual Collaboration in the Emergency Domain
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In a crisis situation, critical success factors include good preparedness, the availability of trustworthy information and reliable people, and the responders' ability to improvise with the available, functioning tools. Expand
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A Framework to Identify Best Practices: Social Media and Web 2.0 Technologies in the Emergency Domain
  • C. White, L. Plotnick
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Int. J. Inf. Syst. Crisis Response Manag.
  • 2010
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We present a framework of dimensions of emergencies that can assist in selecting appropriate social media for an emergency situation. Expand
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Barriers to Use of Social Media by Emergency Managers
Abstract Social media (SM) are socio-technical systems that have the potential to provide real-time information during crises and thus to help protect lives and property. Yet, US emergency managementExpand
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