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Knowledge Management and Problem Solving in Real Time: The Role of Swarm Intelligence

Chris W Callaghan
2016 Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management  
Knowledge management research applied to the development of real-time research capability, or capability to solve societal problems in hours and days instead of years and decades, is perhaps increasingly  ...  Drawing on swarm intelligence theory, this paper presents an approach to real-time research problem-solving in the form of a framework for understanding the complexity of real-time research and the challenges  ...  AND that copies 1) bear this notice in full and 2) give the full citation on the first page.  ... 
doi:10.28945/3528 fatcat:q2ymtymjnfdrlhptfcx54ja2ci

Information Technology Outsourcing Chain: Literature Review and Implications for Development of Distributed Coordination

Malgorzata Pankowska
2019 Sustainability  
The paper aims to analyse how the management science literature explains sustainable coordination and management of Information Technology (IT) outsourcing chains.  ...  There are some mechanisms identified in the literature for outsourcing chains' management, interchain sustainability, coordination and interchain activities' cohesion.  ...  of operational performance; • project management in IT outsourcing chains and focusing on specific issues in project management, that is, subcontracting and procurement; • risk management, disaster recovery  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11051460 fatcat:aghxdxio6zgjlbbgoneoqqrsoy

Crowdsourcing in Crisis and Disaster Management – Challenges and Considerations [chapter]

Gerald Schimak, Denis Havlik, Jasmin Pielorz
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In the scope of this paper, we discuss the relevance of crowdsourcing in the area of crisis and disaster management (CDM).  ...  After considering technological, societal and ethical challenges for using crowdsourcing in crisis management, applications of crowdsourcing tools in ongoing projects are described and future developments  ...  The research leading to this paper has been performed in the scope of DRIVER and RE-ACTA projects.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15994-2_5 fatcat:xbqo4b35m5g2pefr7cxwx577ge

Disaster management, crowdsourced R&D and probabilistic innovation theory: Toward real time disaster response capability

Christian William Callaghan
2016 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
for disaster and crisis management.  ...  real time disaster response and resilience across contexts, particularly in instances where data required to manage response is only available after disasters unfold.  ...  , social media, aerial imagery and disaster mapping are used to find actionable data in post-disaster information [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.05.004 pmid:32289010 pmcid:PMC7104335 fatcat:khoixzktgrdttavwhyn6xbjqhu

Disaster Management in Smart Cities

Luís B. Elvas, Bruno Miguel Mataloto, Ana Lúcia Martins, João C. Ferreira
2021 Smart Cities  
The proposed approach has the originality and the practical implication of providing a decision support system that handles the infrastructures that will support the city disaster management system—make  ...  This paper proposes an integrated resilience system linking interconnected critical infrastructures in a smart city to improve disaster resilience.  ...  , external system interfaces, and a management platform for central command.  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities4020042 fatcat:bisk5r6i7vfljlju63wacqxe7q

Any Portal in a Storm? Collaborative and crowdsourced maps in response to Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan, Philippines

Catherine Turk
2020 Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management  
trends in geoscience, digital media and disaster management theory.  ...  Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee, 2014)).  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12330 fatcat:npd4clfeufeaxop35lulbhsyf4


2019 International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences  
However, drawbacks from using social media and its implications in disaster management need to be considered as well.  ...  This paper aims to determine the role of social media in disaster management cycle and to create a framework for the application.  ...  Authors contribution Author 1: Literature finding, draft manuscript and manuscript editing Author 2: Literature finding, draft manuscript and manuscript editing Author 3: Manuscript review and final editing  ... 
doi:10.32827/ijphcs.6.2.77 fatcat:bultsj2bmned3kenytbn4ibx5a

How Advanced Technological Approaches Are Reshaping Sustainable Social Media Crisis Management and Communication: A Systematic Review

Umar Ali Bukar, Fatimah Sidi, Marzanah A. Jabar, Rozi Nor Haizan Nor, Salfarina Abdullah, Iskandar Ishak, Mustafa Alabadla, Ali Alkhalifah
2022 Sustainability  
Moreover, the findings noted that managing diverse outreach information and communication is increasingly essential.  ...  In addition, the study indicates why big data and language, cross-platform support, and dataset lacking are emerging concerns for sustainable crisis management.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge Universiti Putra Malaysia and the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Malaysia, for all the support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14105854 fatcat:njo6yy6tevebbkzqzwz4vieptm

Disaster management and emerging technologies: a performance-based perspective

Carlo Vermiglio, Guido Noto, Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar, Vincenzo Zarone
2021 Meditari Accountancy Research  
Purpose This paper aims to analyse how emerging technologies (ETs) impact on improving performance in disaster management (DM) processes and, concretely, their impact on the performance according to the  ...  Originality/value This paper contributes to the literature by adding the lenses of performance measurement, management and accountability in analysing the impact of ETs on DM.  ...  procedures, absence of a central database, and manual reporting and tracking" affect current DM systems.  ... 
doi:10.1108/medar-02-2021-1206 fatcat:b75powrcbza6jo4hiagsrmol5u

Employing digital crowdsourced information resources: Managing the emerging information commons

Robin Mansell
2013 International Journal of the Commons  
This paper examines the potential for collaborations between formal science professionals and loosely connected online groups that employ crowdsourcing within the information commons.  ...  It considers the differences between scientists and other online groups' preferred modes of managing information production, circulation and application, distinguishing between 'constituted' and 'adaptive  ...  Such principles encompass the issues of authority that are central to the analysis in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.18352/bmgn-lchr.395 fatcat:55paal3uibcznnlxmk36rb6a6y

Exploring the role of the sharing economy in disasters management

Hamed Seddighi, Hossein Baharmand
2020 Technology in society  
Our study aims to explore and shed light on the roles of the SE in disasters management.  ...  In our work, we investigate the following research question (RQ): Does the SE have a role in disasters management, and if yes, what roles does (or could) the SE play in disasters management?  ...  Acknowledgements We thank senior managers of IRCS and other practitioners that participated in our study during and after our field research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techsoc.2020.101363 fatcat:wqjqmf2jgbcrverhtinqarc4ke

International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering SCSE 2020 Proceedings [Full Conference Proceedings]

2020 2020 International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE)  
in the University of Kelaniya for their immense support and encouragement they gave throughout the development phase of the data sets.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Department of Census and Department of Irrigation, Sri Lanka for providing the paddy yield and climate data for this study.  ...  MANET's dynamic topology and mobility have been very advantageous in the fields of military and disaster management.  ... 
doi:10.1109/scse49731.2020.9313027 fatcat:gjk5az2mprgvrpallwh6uhvlfi

Disaster and Emergency Management [chapter]

Murray E. Fowler, P. Walter Bravo
2013 Medicine and Surgery of Camelids  
the Australian Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications for their timely provision of stakeholder data and public statements that are presented in this paper.  ...  their help during the research paper.  ...  Implications of the findings for disaster management and recovery highlight the need to ensure that local organisations and the council have clear and up to date emergency plans in place, including a range  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118785706.ch25 fatcat:clhzica7ajg43nrrttsipbxgnm

Quality management in humanitarian operations and disaster relief management: a review and future research directions

Sachin Modgil, Rohit Kumar Singh, Cyril Foropon
2020 Annals of Operations Research  
In this paper, we provide an extensive literature review in the field of quality management in humanitarian operations and disaster relief management.  ...  Quality management has been widely discussed in the literature, and recent special issues on humanitarian supply chains and relief operations have emphasized the increasing importance of quality management  ...  In this review, we excluded part of the year 2019 as the full list of published papers was not available on the date of search.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-020-03695-5 pmid:32836617 pmcid:PMC7322719 fatcat:de4nnxfaaffh5gc6kmk2mguseq

A Review of Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing in Applications of Pluvial Flooding

Linda See
2019 Frontiers in Earth Science  
SDI and crowdsourced spatial information management automation for disaster management.  ...  P., Ueyama, J., and de Albuquerque, J. P. (2018). A service-oriented middleware for integrated management of crowdsourced and sensor data streams in disaster management.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2019.00044 fatcat:gnbnlq5yfzblfe346jauljwabq
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