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Are you struggling with limited resources?

Not enough staff?

Do you have too much on your plate?

Have you felt that your property was just too small to implement any real-time communications?

You really need to keep reading, because “our property is too small” is a far cry from the truth.

We have incident management software for you.

Not only will it help resolve your staffing concerns, but it’ll help you overcome any other shortfalls.

Operations for a smaller property can be entirely different than their much larger counterparts.

We get that.

When you have limited resources combined with too much on your plate, the thought of implementing applications might be too overwhelming and your least priority.

Agree?

In case you were wondering, we disagree with this maxim quite a bit. The reason why we do, well, that’s the easy part.

“Our property is too small” is not only false but can become a very dangerous excuse.

It’s a significant challenge we face, especially when communicating with managers for smaller properties.

Incident types that happen in large properties can occur at small properties too. So, you may be small, but you have similar needs for managing.

Understanding how incident management mobile apps can enhance your operation is significant for your smaller property.

We owe you an apology.

We made a sizable mistake.

In our article on choosing a guard tour system for your facility, we stated that “your security team is tasked with conducting guard tours covering 100,000+ square feet, multiple entryways, and more restricted areas than Area 51.”

In fact, we were wrong.

Well, sort of.

We missed a zero!

Yes, it’s true, 100,000+ does cover quite a bit of space.

However, 1,000,000+ square feet of property susceptible to incident overload is more like it!

We’re talking a whole lot of responsibility.

We feel for you, which is why we believe this article on finding the right incident management software for your physical security operation will change your life.

Don’t stop here.

Keep reading, because we promise to show you how you can improve your incident reporting with the right type of incident management system (IMS).

Most emergency planning prepares you for severe threats to your property.

You run through real-life scenarios for active shooters and bomb threats regularly.

But, there’s one vital piece of your emergency planning that’s much harder to anticipate and avoid.

Do you know what that is? Adverse weather.

Mother Nature’s level of impact is unpredictable and something you’ll never be able to prevent.

But you can ready yourself. You can prepare your property and team for what’s inevitably coming your way – sooner or later.

You need to create procedures for adverse weather, just like any other emergency. Do you have anything currently in place?

Once you get your procedures developed and then fortified for efficiency, you must leverage a solution to ensure emergency communication is flawless.

To ensure you have adequate procedures for adverse weather preparation and management, we created an infographic.

It outlines critical protocols to follow during a severe weather situation, and how a solution can maximize your team’s effectiveness when lives are at stake.

“Walter Yovany-Gomez evaded authorities for years before the FBI put him on its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list,” writes Ryan Lucas in their recent NPR article entitled “How A Tip — And Facial Recognition Technology — Helped The FBI Catch A Killer.”

According to the article, “Gomez, a member of the MS-13 street gang, was wanted in connection with a brutal murder in Plainfield, N.J., that took place in May 2011. Police almost nabbed him a month afterward — but Gomez jumped out a second-story window and escaped.”

“Investigators finally tracked him down and arrested him in August 2017 in a gym parking lot in Northern Virginia,” writes Lucas.

The article continues, “Gomez's capture made headlines at the time, but the details of how investigators put the pieces together — with the help of a tipster and facial recognition technology — have not been previously reported.”

“Interviews by NPR with law enforcement officials and others now reveal the role that digital facial recognition software played in the case at a time when authorities' use of such technology is under increasing public scrutiny,” Lucas explains.

This topic is timely for us.

We see the use of facial recognition technology increase across property operations.

It’s a powerful solution for operations leaders.

You can keep your property and everyone on it safe.

And we want you to know you can enhance it even more.

Keep reading; we’re going to share how you can take your facial recognition technology even further with a proactive software solution designed for real-time communication of facial recognition.

Your experience in Proactive Operations got you this job.

You landed a Director position at your new property.

You’re charged with employing Proactive Operations here.

But, you’re not sure what to expect.

Fifty minutes before today’s event starts, calls start coming in through your incident management system and radio.

You notice something unusual.

At first, you wait for a little to diagnose the issue.

But then more calls come in.

This property has many more incidents than your former property, but they use the same resources.

They only use radios.

It’s time to change your approach.

You know you’ve got to deploy incident management mobile apps – and it must be done today.

So, is your incident management affected by the lack of proactive communication?

11 different incident types…

That require personnel from four different specialties just so happened to occur at the same time.

This situation is unheard of for your property – especially a low activity day like this one.

It doesn’t get better either.

You’re short staffed.

How do you manage this?

Don’t fray.

We’ve got you covered.