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Crowds, Clouds & Crisis

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A presentation given to the Association of Digital Culture in Taiwan on how social media can change the way we do information management during disasters. Based on my blog post on the subject at …

A presentation given to the Association of Digital Culture in Taiwan on how social media can change the way we do information management during disasters. Based on my blog post on the subject at http://blogs.msdn.com/disaster/

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  • 1. Disaster Social Computing
    Crowds, Clouds and Crisis
    Gísli Ólafsson
    Disaster Management – Technical Advisor
    Microsoft Corporation
    Email: gislio@microsoft.com
    Blog:http://blogs.msdn.com/disaster/
    Twitter: @gislio
  • 2. Introduction
    The Crowds
    The Clouds
    Way Forward
    Agenda
  • 3. Port-au-Prince
    Haiti – January 12, 2010
  • 4. Social Media
  • 5. Facebook – Hotel Montana
  • 6. Open Street Maps
  • 7. Project 4636
  • 8. CrisisCamp Haiti
  • 9. CrisisCamp Haiti
  • 10. Information Management
  • 11. Coordination on the ground
  • 12. Information Management – on the ground
  • 13. Big World – Small World
  • 14. The Crowds
  • 15. What are the issues and limitations?
    Information silos
    Time zone differences
    Organizational boundaries
    Information capture/persistence
    Lack of efficiency/delays
    Version control issues
    Security violations
    Access issues
    Etc.
    Consumersocialnetworks
    Phone
    How People Work Together Now
    E-mail
    Fax
    Face-to-face
    Messaging
    File shares
    Paper-based
  • 16. Organizations 2.0
  • 17. Mobilizing
  • 18. Facilitated
    Knowledge Management
    Collaborative
    Workgroups
    Social
    Networks
    Evolution
  • 19. Discussion Boards
    Comments
    Podcasting
    Shared Calendars
    Microblogging
    Versioning
    Profiles
    Document Libraries
    Team Sites
    Tags
    Blogs
    Task Lists
    Wikis
    Surveys
    Ratings
    EnterpriseCollaboration
    Capabilities
    SocialComputing
    Technologies
    DisasterCommunities
    The Need for Communities
  • 20.
    • Team Sites
    • 21. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts
    • 22. Tag Profile Pages
    SHARE
    CREATE
    SharePoint 2010 Communities Platform
    • Social Bookmarks
    • 33. Ask Me About, Colleague & Expertise Suggestions
    • 34. Microblogging Status Updates
    • 35. People & Expertise Search
    • 36. Organization Browser
    NETWORK
    FIND
    • Social & Taxonomy Tags
    • 37. My Network, My Profile
    • 38. Activity Feeds
    • 39. Photos, Contact Card, Presence everywhere
    • 40. Notifications & Alerts
  • The Cloud
  • 41.
    • On and off workloads (e.g. batch job)
    • 42. Over provisioned capacity is wasted
    • 43. Time to market can be cumbersome
    • 44. Successful services needs to grow/scale
    • 45. Keeping up w/growth is big IT challenge
    • 46. Complex lead time for deployment
    “On and Off “
    “Growing Fast“
    Inactivity
    Period
    Compute
    Compute
    Average Usage
    Usage
    Average
    Time
    Time
    • Services with micro seasonality trends
    • 47. Peaks due to periodic increased demand
    • 48. IT complexity and wasted capacity
    • 49. Unexpected/unplanned peak in demand
    • 50. Sudden spike impacts performance
    • 51. Can’t over provision for extreme cases
    “Unpredictable Bursting“
    “Predictable Bursting“
    Optimal Cloud Workload Patterns
    Compute
    Compute
    Average Usage
    Average Usage
    Time
    Time
  • 52. Mechanical Turks
  • 53. Translation Frameworks
  • 54. Swift River
  • 55. The Way Forward
  • 56. The crowd and cloud based crisis informationmanagement has to be a joint effort wherewe combine multiple technologies to solve the issues ahead.
    A Common Cause
  • 57. Grassroot Effort
  • 58. Private Sector Support
  • 59. International Community
  • 60. Loss of Control
  • 61. Loss of Personal Value
  • 62. Confusion
  • 63. Governance Policies
  • 64. Legal, Compliance & Security
  • 65. Breaking Convention
  • 66. Phased Approach
  • 67. Websites/Blogs:
    • http://blogs.msdn.com/disaster
    • 78. http://crisiscamp.org/
    • 79. http://www.rhok.org/
    • 80. http://www.crisismappers.net/
    • 81. http://ushahidi.org
    Further resources
  • 82. Source: xkcd, http://xkcd.com/386/
    And Finally...

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