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SECURITY TRENDS AND ELECTRONIC WORKFLOW

How do you put a solid process in place that tracks incidents and manages investigations? How do you identify physical security trends? How do you create workable solutions to problems? Start with electronic workflow! Paperless software solutions give you an edge. Electronic workflow eliminates lost incident reports. Accurately recording events from beginning to end streamlines operations. How much more valuable is the security guard or the concierge when events are handled according to best practices tailored to your organization!  Eliminate Duplicate … Read more

FULLY-INTEGRATED or BEST-OF-BREED SOLUTION?

When purchasing software for your business, the question that frequently comes up is whether to purchase a fully-integrated (FI) system or best-of-breed (BB) applications. It’s a serious question that bears due consideration before purchasing software. The decision used to be between buy or build a system.  But the proliferation of Cloud applications muddies the water a bit. This article attempts to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of FI and BB with the goal of helping you decide which approach is … Read more

FIVE REASONS TO USE DATA ANALYTICS IN HOTEL RISK MANAGEMENT

According to Gartner[1], “analytics” has emerged as a catch-all term but is increasingly used to describe using data analysis to predict what scenarios are most likely to happen. Hotel risk management tracks tons of incident data that can involve insurance claims, police activity, worker safety, and more. The failure to electronically record and analyze incident data is risky business at best. Here are five reasons why. Anticipate customer needs  Analytics helps you optimize the customer experience and ensure the development … Read more

INCIDENT REPORTING FOR THE 21st CENTURY

What do law enforcement, hospitality, private security, healthcare, and retail industries all have in common? Each of them needs a way to record incidents of unlawful behavior, property damage and injury. Think also airports, sports stadiums, schools and colleges, ocean liners, casinos, airlines…the list goes on. But there’s a problem: Incident reporting involves a lot of data entry—the who, what, when, where and countless other details of the incident. Here are five things to look for in a 21st century … Read more

CRASH REPORT FORMS – PAPER OR DIGITAL?

Companies have been moving from paper to “green” digital recordkeeping in almost every industry. They’re saving on the cost of paper, improving search and retrieval of information (which saves time and money), helping the environment and, with proper security and backup systems in place, reducing the risk of lost data and security breaches. Mobile workers have also been making the move to digital, and highway patrol officers are certainly one of the most mobile teams anywhere. Highway patrol is a … Read more

HOW PAPERLESS WORKFLOW BENEFITS BUSINESS

As business owners become more environmentally conscious[1], finding ways to reduce their carbon footprint is essential. In particular, a popular environmental focus for businesses and organizations is paperless workflow and discovering ways to go paperless. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits of using technology for paperless workflow in business operations and streamline standard processes. Easy Sharing of Information Going paperless allows for the free-flowing exchange of information and data of all kinds. No matter where employees … Read more