IDV Solutions' Articles
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
August 12, 2015 - SupplyChainBrain
Every supply chain manager knows that moving freight globally is a high-risk business. In a world beset by severe weather events, worsening natural disasters and pervasive terrorist threats - on top of the usual traffic tie-ups, rail derailments and port slowdowns - disruptions are a fact of life.
July 7, 2015 - Supplier Global Resource Magazine
What can a supplier do when its product is stuck in port and its customers are left empty-handed?
10 Supply Chain Gotchas, and How to Avoid Them
July 1, 2015 - EnterpriseAppsToday
Supply chain mistakes can cost big bucks. Here are 10 of the most common supply chain mistakes and advice from experts on how to avoid them.
6 Reasons Why TV News Doesn't Belong in Command Centers
June 23, 2015 - Security Magazine
Video walls are intended to provide the command center, an organization’s nerve center, with real-time access to mission-critical information, so what value are TV broadcasts bringing?
Here are the top six reasons why airing TV in your command center is doing more harm than good:
Twitter mining can help protect facilities
May 29, 2015 - IT World
New software that uses Twitter keyword searches along with geocoding can help enterprises become alerted about regionalized, developing events that might affect assets, such as buildings.
How climate change will affect supply chain management
March 6, 2015 - B2B News Network
Is your supply chain at risk from climate change? Hear from IDV’s Chris Kushmaul and other supply chain experts on how you can manage risk via the B2B News Network.
January 28, 2015 - GeoConnexion
Twitter is now where news break first – sometimes even about crimes and terrorist events. So how can organisations and governments use it to find out what’s happening to their assets, staff and citizens?
New Dell partnership strengthens enterprise risk management
September 17, 2014 - BetaNews
In the event of a major problem, whether it's a cyber attack, political unrest or a natural disaster, getting critical information to the right people in a timely manner is crucial.
To address this, Dell Software has formed a partnership with enterprise risk visualization software company, IDV Solutions to integrate Dell's AlertFind enterprise notification solution with IDV's Visual Command Center. The combined product will give companies the ability to monitor and respond to security threats by enabling communication with affected employees when a risk occurs (via email, text, voice, pager or fax) and track real-time status of message recipients to know who has responded and who may require assistance.
Managing global risk using enterprise risk visualization
August 26, 2014 - Brian Tuskan, Senior Global Security Director of Technology & Investigations, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Global Security is utilizing enterprise risk visualization (ERV) technology from IDV Solutions to allow their security teams to achieve a single view for monitoring, assessing and taking action on potential threats. This helps to ensure business continuity of operations at each of their facilities, globally.
Secure Strategy Group to help drive revenues for Microsoft’s global security team and its technology partners
October 9, 2013 - Government Security News
Microsoft manages its global security and the safety of more than 700 company sites from three Global Security Operations Centers (GSOCs). Since their founding, these centers have welcomed thousands of potential customers to view demonstrations of the cutting-edge technologies deployed there, including software from technology partner IDV Solutions.
This article describes Microsoft’s ramped-up efforts to promote the security technologies used in the GSOCs.
Virtual City: a Cost-effective Approach to Information Sharing for More Secure Borders
October 5, 2011 - Directions Magazine
Since 9/11, securing the U.S.-Canada border has become an increasingly critical issue, but security is often hampered by lack of coordination between government agencies on both sides of the border. This article looks at a system called "Virtual City," built as a potential solution to help first responders and emergency managers.
Pacific Hydro taps the power of GIS, Customers come first for Australian Business 2.0, Nuance to acquire Equitrac
May 18, 2011 - IDM
A leader in renewable and clean energy projects, Australia’s Pacific Hydro selected Visual Fusion to link its extensive GIS repository and SharePoint documents. The combination extends the use of GIS and data visualization across the enterprise, allowing all departments to be better informed, and resulting in better decision-making.
Killer Apps with Visual Fusion 5.0
November 15, 2010 - GISCafe
The world of Business Intelligence software can go one step further with IDV Solutions’ new release, Visual Fusion 5.0, (VF 5) business intelligence software that unites data sources in a web-based, visual context to allow users and developers to create applications with interactive data visualization. Visual Fusion makes it possible to get business data into online maps easily and can be used anywhere -- from marketing to crisis response. One of the great things about VF 5 is its integration with Microsoft SharePoint.
20/20's Direct Marketing Mashes Sales Leads
April 21, 2010 - Directions Magazine
20/20 Companies set two priorities - replacing an outdated process and maximizing return on investment - when this marketing and direct sales company implemented a new application for one of its core business processes...
Making Mashups for Security
February 25, 2010 - Directions Magazine
For security professionals, instant access to multiple information streams and the ability to see the relationships between them are essential to their work. To accomplish this, Microsoft relies on a geographic mashup built with Visual Fusion from IDV Solutions, software that...