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Microsoft’s Role in  International Disaster Risk Reduction Gisli Olafsson Disaster Management – Technical Advisor Microsof...
Our Vision <ul><li>Build resilient communities and reduce the consequences of disasters. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver innovat...
Short Video
 
What are we working on? Public/Private Partnerships <ul><li>Partner with governments, IGOs and NGOs to proactively build I...
Challenges of Coordination Lack of  common operational picture impedes efficient  response Increasing  interagency coordin...
Role of Technology in Disaster Response Coordination with IGOs  <ul><li>Built in response to Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar </l...
Disaster Management Infrastructure Optimization Standardized Rationalized Dynamic Basic Managed ICT  infrastructure with l...
Disaster Management Infrastructure Optimization Uncoordinated, manual infrastructure  Managed ICT  infrastructure  with li...
Disaster Management Infrastructure Optimization <ul><li>Build your optimization road map </li></ul><ul><li>Technologically...
Microsoft Vine <ul><li>What it is:  A new service from Microsoft, currently in beta release in the U.S., that keeps people...
 
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ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Presentation given at the ISDR conference on Local Government Alliance in South Korea on August 11th, 2009

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    1. 1. Microsoft’s Role in International Disaster Risk Reduction Gisli Olafsson Disaster Management – Technical Advisor Microsoft Corporation
    2. 2. Our Vision <ul><li>Build resilient communities and reduce the consequences of disasters. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver innovative technology and trusted expertise to enhance disaster management capacity. </li></ul>Our Mission
    3. 3. Short Video
    4. 5. What are we working on? Public/Private Partnerships <ul><li>Partner with governments, IGOs and NGOs to proactively build ICT solutions and engagement models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with NetHope to enable NGOs to improve capacity and efficiency by using ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with UN OCHA to enable multi-agency collaboration during disasters (OneResponse) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help countries and organizations determine their Disaster Management Infrastructure Capacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Built on a proven framework created to assess the IT capabilities of enterprises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology independent guidance on where improvements are needed </li></ul></ul>Disaster Management ICT Capacity Assessments
    5. 6. Challenges of Coordination Lack of common operational picture impedes efficient response Increasing interagency coordination / complexity Mapping / topography identification is outdated, slow and paper-based Difficult to disseminate information quickly People Process Technology <ul><ul><ul><li>First </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Responders </li></ul></ul></ul>Inter Governmental Organization Private Enterprise Critical Infrastructure Citizens Non-Governmental Organizations Nations <ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul></ul>Leadership
    6. 7. Role of Technology in Disaster Response Coordination with IGOs <ul><li>Built in response to Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft worked with 19 technology partners </li></ul><ul><li>Single source of accurate situational information </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinated daily activities for multiple responders </li></ul>United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) Based on lesson’s learned from HIC Myanmar, the portal was deployed in subsequent disasters and became the tool for inter-agency coordination renamed as OneResponse (http://oneresponse.info)
    7. 8. Disaster Management Infrastructure Optimization Standardized Rationalized Dynamic Basic Managed ICT infrastructure with limited automation Managed and consolidated ICT infrastructure with maximum automation Fully automated management, dynamic resource usage, business linked SLAs Uncoordinated, manual infrastructure Manage Complexity and Achieve Agility Cost Center More Efficient Cost Center Business Enabler Strategic Asset Dynamic ICT
    8. 9. Disaster Management Infrastructure Optimization Uncoordinated, manual infrastructure Managed ICT infrastructure with limited automation Managed and consolidated ICT infrastructure with maximum automation Fully automated management, dynamic resource usage, business linked SLA’s <ul><li></li></ul>Standardized Rationalized Dynamic Basic Efficient Cost Center Business Enabler Strategic Asset Cost Center Citizen involvement Early warning Incident Management and Multi-Agency Collaboration Situational Awareness ICT Policy and Critical Infrastructure Protection
    9. 10. Disaster Management Infrastructure Optimization <ul><li>Build your optimization road map </li></ul><ul><li>Technologically independent </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized and private optimization score </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where does my organization rank on the optimization model? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do we compare to other countries? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What road map should we follow? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the quantifiable value of improving? </li></ul></ul>How Coutnry XYZ Scored DM IO Comparison Standardized Rationalized Dynamic Basic Citizen Involvement Situational Awareness Incident Mgmt & Multi-Agency Early Warning ICT Policy and CIP 1 2 3 4 0 Citizen Involvement Situational Awareness Incident Mgmt & Multi-Agency Early Warning ICT Policy and CIP      XYZ Country Peer Average
    10. 11. Microsoft Vine <ul><li>What it is: A new service from Microsoft, currently in beta release in the U.S., that keeps people in touch , informed and involved when it matters. </li></ul><ul><li>What it does: Vine enables people to connect and take action in emergencies and in everyday situations – via alerting, reporting, and local news and public safety information . </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s using it: Vine is currently being piloted with select organizations responsible for helping communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. Individuals may also request invitations on a first-come, first-served basis. </li></ul><ul><li>What’s next: Over time, Vine will add enhanced capabilities for organizations. And, Vine will extend the ways individuals participate, i.e.: via social networks, any computer connected to the Internet, kitchen phones and special needs devices. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information: Please visit http://www.vine.net. </li></ul>
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