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The future of emergency management collaboration is virtual
For old geezers like me (I'll be 55 soon !) learning new tricks as someone involved in emergency management and VOST work takes more and more of the little flexibility left in my brain. I can still manage the jump from Skype to Slack or WhatsApp or learning...
For old geezers like me (I'll be 55 soon !) learning new tricks as someone involved in emergency management and VOST work takes more and more of the little flexibility left in my brain. I can still manage the jump from Skype ...
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Of baskets and binders: why words matter especially in a crisis
There is little that's routine in an election campaign ... things might not be at the "big crisis" level ... but being prepared and avoiding communications regret is critical. Crisis comms is really about avoiding regret: being prepared to say what you want...
There is little that's routine in an election campaign ... things might not be at the "big crisis" level ... but being prepared and avoiding communications regret is critical. Crisis comms is really about avoiding regret: b...
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Leadership in crisis ... How not to get "trumped" ...
For many, the continuing debacle of the Trump presidential campaign is as fascinating as a train wreck. Where will this self-inflicted descent into the absurd end?  The last few days have had me thinking about the value of leadership in a crisis. What makes...
For many, the continuing debacle of the Trump presidential campaign is as fascinating as a train wreck. Where will this self-inflicted descent into the absurd end? The last few days have had me thinking about the value of ...
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Running a social convergence audit of your response plan
It's painfully clear that organizations need to be prepared to respond to crises of all kinds and do so immediately. The pressure to react to events within minutes is made more apparent by the widespread use of socially-convergent tools by the public. In ot...
It's painfully clear that organizations need to be prepared to respond to crises of all kinds and do so immediately. The pressure to react to events within minutes is made more apparent by the widespread use of socially-conve...
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Fifteen for '15 ... what the year holds for crisis comms and emergency management
t's that time of the year! Happy 2015 and best wishes to all !  As I've done in recent years, I'm gonna look into my crystal ball (an Xmas gift ! ) and list some issues/trends that could mark 2015. But first, let's look at how I did in recent years (you can...
t's that time of the year! Happy 2015 and best wishes to all !  As I've done in recent years, I'm gonna look into my crystal ball (an Xmas gift ! ) and list some issues/trends that could mark 2015. But first, let's look at ...
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You can vote for the last time for my daughter's art ... she's among the five finalists at her school board for the Xmas art project ... vote here: http://woobox.com/bcu9cd ... this is her art:
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Social convergence in emergency management, what next?
Trying to determine where technological advances will take the world of emergency management and EOCs next is a bit like trying to predict what new kind of social network will be hip with teenagers next year ... In other words, it's hard to say ... Social c...
Trying to determine where technological advances will take the world of emergency management and EOCs next is a bit like trying to predict what new kind of social network will be hip with teenagers next year ... In other word...
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When the boss IS the crisis ... survival tips for the communicator
Successful leaders and executive have achieved their status because they most often drive the agenda. They set the tone. But what happens when they no longer "drive the show"?  In some cases. senior executives, elected officials and other leaders have a har...
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Of chaos, the community and crisis communications
Recent headlines and traffic on social networks reveal the gripping and terrifying impact of terror attacks on various communities. It now seems a daily reality. All of this should be a reminder to public safety organizations, commercial building managers a...
Recent headlines and traffic on social networks reveal the gripping and terrifying impact of terror attacks on various communities. It now seems a daily reality. All of this should be a reminder to public safety organizations...
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Debunking #smem myths and the future of digital volunteers in EM
I usually give people the benefit of the doubt. I assume that most professionals know what they are talking about. Sadly, that's not always the case.  Here's an example:  Virtual
EOC @VirtualEOC Reliance
on volunteers has become a fatal flaw in the evolutio...
I usually give people the benefit of the doubt. I assume that most professionals know what they are talking about. Sadly, that's not always the case.  Here's an example:  Virtual EOC @VirtualEOC Reliance on volunte...
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my daughter is among 5 finalist for a board-wide art contest .... vote here: http://woobox.com/bcu9cd
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  • Independent Crisis Communications
    Practitioner, present
  • 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!
Introduction

Former reporter and broadcaster

Now work in emergency information, emergency management and crisis communications

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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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  • UdeMontreal
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