Michael A. Erskine

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This paper presents a novel approach toward facilitating the effective collection and communication of information during an emergency. Initially, this research examines current emergency response information workflows and emergency responder dispatch criteria. A process for the optimization of these workflows and criteria, along with a suggested method to(More)
Organizations that leverage their increasing volume of geospatial data have the potential to enhance their strategic and organizational decisions. However, literature describing the best techniques to make decisions using geospatial data and the best approaches to take advantage of geospatial data’s unique visualization capabilities is limited. This paper(More)
Benefits of utilizing desktop virtualization technology in higher education environments include the ability to deploy numerous applications, which may conflict on a traditional desktop, into a single image. Additionally, the utilization of thinclients could produce substantial energy savings and reduce physical desktop replacement costs. Finally,(More)
The application of Web 2.0 concepts and technologies across departments as well as across corporate boundaries is enjoying increasing popularity. By their innovative and light-weight nature, those concepts and technologies are being applied for information- and knowledge exchange as well as for supporting and enhancing the innovation capability. Grounded on(More)
The global proliferation of personal mobile devices has provided the capability of electronic data collection to billions of people. Furthermore, recent innovations in technologies and implementation methodologies have allowed groups of people to collect and analyze large quantities of data. Examples of such systems include Wikipedia, a community-sourced(More)
This research-in-progress analyzes the impacts of geospatial website attributes on eImage, or the online image of an organization. Specifically, geospatial attributes on websites of serviceoriented businesses that must convince consumers to visit their physical locations are addressed. Limited existing research regarding geospatial website attributes(More)
Today’s organizations often gather large quantities of geographic and geo-spatially referenced data to support business decision-making. While there has been research into the significance of user characteristics on decision-performance when working with geospatial data, there is conflicting knowledge on the necessity of the geospatial reasoning ability of(More)
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