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Cities Adopt Cloud-Based Approaches to Disaster Recovery ~Justine Brown @govtechnews

Before the Federal Flood of New Orleans 8-29-05 I did no Internet. Within 2 yrs afterwards I had a blog with about 700 hits/day, up to 1200 during storm and flooding events. In short, my thinking after such total devastation was to keep all vital information in the sky, way off the ground, quite literally…


Innovating to Improve Disaster Response and Recovery

Last week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) jointly challenged a group of over 80 top innovators from around the country to come up with ways to improve disaster response and recovery efforts.  This diverse group of stakeholders, consisting of representatives from Zappos, Airbnb,…