A recent report by a British NGO lists the ten most financially impactful natural disasters of 2021. The floods in Europe are in second place. Reason enough to look at what information was available online at the time of the disaster and how to make it accessible quickly for emergency planning and response purposes.
Information management during disruptive events brings many challenges. There are technological innovations that lead to better-informed decision-making and help emergency teams respond more quickly. Download our whitepaper below to learn more.
InnovationQuarter has published the 2021 edition of the AI startup and scale-up ecosystem for the province of Zuid-Holland. We are very proud to be part of the market map. Read more below.
PublicSonar welcomes the PSNI as their latest public safety partner. Read more about our partnership.
We had a look behind the scenes at one of our customers: the Traffic Control Centre of the Municipality of The Hague. They have been using social media monitoring for years. Read below how PublicSonar is used for their traffic management.
Intelligence-led policing is proving invaluable for police authorities in preventing and mitigating (potential) risks and threats. Incorporating open data is of great importance, but not without challenges. Read more in this article.
Press release: PublicSonar participates in the EU Horizon 2020 project RiskPACC to increase disaster resilience by closing the Risk Perception Action Gap (RPAG).
During incidents: are citizens angry or confused? Valuable information is needed to enhance public safety and security. Read more about how public sentiment can inform your decision-making.
In the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad, Till Behne portrays how technology companies were founded and what was needed to make them a success. PublicSonar was featured with a full-page interview with our CEO Sjors van den Dries.
Introduction to the concepts of AI and Data Science and how we make use of them in our company PublicSonar.
Artificial intelligence (AI) can support user exeperience to gain real time insights from huge amounts of publicly available data. You can read more about the value of AI below.
In the November issue of the Fire and Risk Management Journal, Peter Davies argues that social media could be of benefit to both emergency response and public compliance in the current pandemic
We invited our engineering manager, Deepika Lalwani. She shares her experiences and speaks about women in tech. Check out the full interview below.
Our CEO talks about the added value of publicly available data and how to benefit from it during a pandemic. Check out the full interview below.
We used our technology to monitor the costliest European Storm Alex through citizen eyes. Read our insight below.
Earthquakes occur regularly in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands, causing both physical damage and social unrest. Various stakeholders therefore have a great need for quick and complete information from the very first moment of an earthquake. Read below how the efforts of PublicSonar contribute to local decision making.
One of the undervalued tools to gather information is to do so via RSS feeds. In this blog, we introduce you to RSS and establish its value.
Information provider and HSD Partner PublicSonar moved from the HSD Campus to a new location in The Hague, beginning of March. Below you can read more about how we outgrew our office on the Campus.
PublicSonar was recognised by the Emergency Planning Society for “providing the best information at the point of decision-making”. Below you can read more about what it means to manage a crisis in a digital age.
How can we use technological innovation to inform humanitarian decision-making? Below you will read more about our do-no-harm collaboration with the World Food Programme.
How to target the overabundance of Covid-19 messages? Learn more on how to filter online information to get a grip on YOUR information need.
Tweet-Mining For Crowd Management, Social Weather, And Emergencies. It’s not just for insane hashtags anymore. PublicSonar is mining the service to help manage everything from fires to crowded concerts.