Articles by tag: Emergency Preparedness

Protecting Schools in 2024: Cybersecurity, Technology, and Readiness

Protecting Schools in 2024: Cybersecurity, Technology, and Readiness

In the rapidly evolving landscape of school security, 2024 has brought forth new challenges and opportunities. With the alarming statistic of eight school shootings recorded in January alone, educational institutions are grappling with a pressing concern: How can they adapt to safeguard sensitive data and digital infrastructure in this digital age? As technology continues…

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A Safer Tomorrow: Unifying School Security Approaches Across the Nation

In the landscape of school security, the focus on response strategies and law enforcement presence has often overshadowed proactive measures. This engaging dialogue, hosted by Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense, and featuring Marshall Caplan, Senior Security Consultant and former K-12 administrator, delves into the complexities and challenges of achieving comprehensive school safety. Main…

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Strengthening School Safety: Empowering Substitute Teachers for Emergencies

The imperative to ensure school safety often takes a back seat to academic concerns, leaving substitute teachers unprepared for emergencies. The tragic events at Santa Fe shed light on the dire consequences of this oversight during lockdowns. Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense Group, has spearheaded advocacy efforts for change, yet many school districts…

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A Teacher’s Journey Through Grief: Remembering the Santa Fe Shooting

In the aftermath of the tragic Santa Fe shooting in 2018, where Flo Rice, a substitute teacher, survived the horrific event, the discussion about school safety has gained urgency. With increasing violence and divisive politics in society, the need for improved security measures in educational institutions is evident. Advocates, including Flo Rice, are pushing…

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Championing Change: How Raptor and ‘I Love U Guys’ are Making Schools Safer

In the ever-evolving landscape of school safety, proactive measures, grounded in technology and community collaboration, are not just an advantage—they’re essential. Strategic partnerships that bridge the gap between nonprofits, for-profit organizations, educational bodies, and government sectors are the unseen heroes, paving the way for enhanced security in our educational institutions. One such alliance, which…

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Raptor Alert: A Game-Changer in School Safety and Emergency Response

In today’s digitized world, innovations in technology are continuously reshaping our approach towards safety and security. A prime example of this is Raptor Alert, a breakthrough school safety software by Raptor Technologies, designed to provide rapid and targeted responses in emergencies. This system seamlessly amalgamates critical features such as geofencing, real-time messaging, and precise…

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Navigating Safety in Education: Grove City’s Adoption of Tech-Enabled School Safety

In the challenging landscape of educational administration, embracing technology to enhance safety and security measures is a critical step forward. Grove City Area School District, led by the formidable team of Assistant Superintendent John Weaver and Director of Technology Judy Dennis, stands as a testament to this trend, illustrating the transformative impact of integrating…

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From Content Scramble to Streamlined Success: Demystifying Modular Content in Life Sciences
June 21, 2024

Modular content is the latest buzz in the life sciences industry, offering a strategic way to streamline content creation and management. With promises of increased efficiency and personalized outreach, many organizations are eager to jump on the bandwagon. But is it truly worth the effort? What exactly is modular content, and how can life…

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Department-Specific Reviews can Streamline Material Review Workflows Leading to Faster Approvals
June 21, 2024

Organizations are increasingly seeking ways to streamline internal processes while ensuring compliance and maintaining high standards. One approach gaining traction is department-specific reviews or role-specific reviews. This method assigns review responsibilities to specific departments or roles, rather than having every piece of content reviewed by all departments. This strategy not only clarifies responsibilities but…

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Early Medical Affairs Collaboration Secures Promotional Content Integrity
June 21, 2024

Strong alignment between brand and medical affairs teams is essential in today’s evolving promotional content landscape. Ensuring seamless collaboration can enhance content quality and efficiency. Effective collaboration between these teams can significantly streamline processes and improve the quality of promotional materials​ What are the key strategies to foster better collaboration between brand and medical…

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GreenOnyx’s Clean & Efficient Farming is Key to Global Food Supply Solutions
June 21, 2024

Global food supply chains are under unprecedented pressure from climate change and geopolitical tensions, making sustainable and nutritious food sources more critical than ever. With only a small fraction of the global population consuming the minimum recommended phytonutrients essential for health, innovative solutions are urgently needed. Can scalable solutions in agricultural technology ensure a…

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Celebrating Two Decades of Raptor Technologies: A Beacon in K-12 School Safety
October 20, 2022

As Raptor Technologies marks its 20th anniversary, the firm is garnering well-deserved appreciation for its significant contributions to school safety. A wide range of individuals, including Michelle Gay and Molly Hedchens from Safe and Sound Schools, and industry expert Anne Marie Christian, have extended their heartfelt congratulations, lauding the company’s dedication to enhancing K-12…

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From Manual to Digital: Raptor’s Role in Revolutionizing School Safety
May 20, 2022

The importance of maintaining a secure learning environment in schools has gained significant traction across the country. To this effect, institutions have started to leverage innovative technology-centered approaches to safeguard their students and ensure a productive academic atmosphere. A crucial aspect of this involves having concrete emergency preparedness measures, such as structured drills and…

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Cooler News: How to Effectively Scale COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Solutions
January 5, 2021

As the first COVID vaccine to be given FDS emergency authorization begins its distribution, many healthcare organizations have been tasked with a new challenge; figuring out how to store the vaccine at ultra-cold temperatures. How can healthcare organizations set themselves up for success quickly? In this episode of Cooler News, host Daniel Litwin is…

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Building Mission Critical Environments For Power Utilities
February 6, 2020

Tyler Bonner, Senior Vice President of Mission Critical Environments for Diversified, joined this episode of MarketScale’s Pro AV podcast to break down the building of mission-critical environments for power utility control buildings. Bonner’s 20-plus years in the technical innovation and critical environments field brought an expert’s perspective on the conversation. “Over the past 10-to-12…

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Video Vices: The Importance of Video Alert Messaging Systems
December 19, 2019

Sara Krybus, Sales Operations Manager, Contemporary Research, and Paul Briggs, AV Product Support Manager, Contemporary Research joined host Tyler Kern on this episode of the Video Vices podcast to remind businesses of the importance of their system’s emergency alert capabilities. “Whether a venue has two or 200,000 people, it is important that venues are…

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