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patrice cloutier
Works at Ontario Government
Attended UdeMontreal
Lives in Oakville
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Social media listening: shared imperative for emergency management and national security
I had the pleasure to be a panelist at a very interesting conference/workshop last week organized by the Canadian Forces College. The focus was on social media and national security. I provided a short presentation on social convergence it deals with nation...
I had the pleasure to be a panelist at a very interesting conference/workshop last week organized by the Canadian Forces College. The focus was on social media and national security. I provided a short presentation on socia...
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Are you faster (and smarter) than a robot? The need for speed drives crisis communications more than ever.
I recently wrote about the impact of technological changes on crisis communications and the pressures that accompany this evolution. This is only picking up speed. In mere days, "drone journalism" has hit the mainstream.  So, you can stop trying to hide whe...
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Technology is driving the evolution of crisis communications
Well, first off, I just noticed that I've surpassed the 100K mark in terms of page views for this blog. Thanks to all of you for caring enough to read my ramblings. I've spoken on many occasions here on how social convergence (mobile + social = empowerment ...
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14 issues that could shape 2014 for #smem and crisis comms
In the last couple of years, I've posted blogs early in January to set out what I believe will mark the coming 12 months for emergency management and crisis communications professionals. Before we get into 2014, let's look back!  In 2013,  common themes wer...
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We have reached the conclusion of this series. The trend readers will have noticed is that most of the 9 technologies listed so far have a close relationship with the one true social network for SMEM : Twitter .  By now, most of us realize that stories brea...
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Training the modern-day PIO ... what should he/she know?
There is no doubt that social convergence is putting extraordinary pressure on today's Public Information Officers (PIO) ... also called Emergency Information Officers (EIO)...btw: i prefer that term since no one should mistake the job for a PR gig ...). So...
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CBC News: Better rail emergency response needed: report. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwxsfU1xE
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Four years after Haiti ... a look at the state of #smem
. For many, the Haiti earthquake of early 2010 marked the first global expression of social convergence . The use of social networks, crisis mapping, all operationalized with real impact on the ground reached a scale and effectiveness not seen before. Even ...
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The most socially convergent technology: Twitter ... the top #smem tool
We have reached the conclusion of this series. The trend readers will have noticed is that most of the 9 technologies listed so far have a close relationship with the one true social network for SMEM : Twitter .  By now, most of us realize that stories brea...
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Number 2 on my countdown of the top 10 #smem tech: the monitoring platform
We're close to the number 1 tech ! In reality, the technology that sits in the #2 spot is as important as any other in #smem ... perhaps more important than most. Key in social media engagement ... and growing more important by the day for crisis and emerge...
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  • Ontario Government
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  • CBC
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Oakville
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Montreal - Alberta, Saskatchewan, Windsor, Toronto and Northern Ontario
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Communicator interested in the merging of technology and the social ...it's a brand new world and i'm trying to fit in!
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Former reporter and broadcaster

Now work in emergency information and emergency management for the Ontario government

@patricecloutier on Twitter

http://ca.linkedin.com/in/patricecloutiermcscs

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Not as smart as I think I am but good enough to go on and win on Jeopardy!
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