New Digital Operations Center will help the American Red Cross respond better to disasters. Dell's social command center served as the model.
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The new social command post is housed in the American Red Cross' Disaster Operations Center at Red Cross headquarters in Washington, D.C.--the organization's nerve center for disaster response. Here, representatives from the Red Cross, Dell, the Department of State, crowdsourcing platform Ushahidi, and O'Reilly Media take part in a panel discussion at the unveiling of the social media command center.
The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.