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Concepts of Innovation and Maintenance in Emergency Management Planning

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Authors: Michael Goldsbury, Emergency Management Associate, IEM and Lee Zelewicz, Emergency Management Associate, IEM

This article was originally published in the IAEM Bulletin, Vol. 34, No. 9 September 2017.

 

New Ideas and Old Problems

Innovation and maintenance are terms tossed around a lot when it comes to emergency planning, and plenty of other fields and professions for that matter. An emergency plan might be considered innovative if it uses a new approach, promotes the use of new technology, or borrows ideas from other fields. For example, a recent trend towards managing plans through shared, online storage is one example of a low-cost, innovative approach that is growing in popularity, and increasing secure access to plans. (more…)