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Wednesday, April 10 2024

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Innovations and Challenges in Public Safety in 2024

Editorial

Have you noticed how much public safety is changing thanks to technology? Agencies are shifting from reactive to proactive, tackling modern challenges like cyber threats and urbanization pressures. But it’s not all smooth sailing – they’re facing workforce shortages and outdated systems too.

Collaboration is key. Agencies worldwide need to work together on common strategies, focusing on technology for better responses and adapting to new threats.

And speaking of tech, what about the Internet of Things (IoT)? It’s growing fast, but there are concerns about its impact on safety, like regulations and privacy.

On the bright side, 5G solutions are revolutionizing public security, making communities safer during emergencies. Plus, data-driven approaches using mobile tech and AI are enhancing policing and security effectiveness.

So, what do you think about all this? We’d love to hear your thoughts. It’s a pretty fascinating time to be talking about public safety, don’t you think?

Laurent THOMAS

Laurent THOMAS

Chairman Consulting Quest

This week’s must read

In this edition of This Week in Consulting, we explore the myriad challenges faced by the Public Safety domain in 2024 and examine how to forge a path toward a more secure, technologically advanced, and resilient future for safety and security for all.

 

 

Cognitec’s article highlights IoT’s impact on public safety, predicting a $29 billion market by 2027. It outlines real-life applications like smart buildings and traffic signals, while also addressing future trends and challenges such as regulatory issues and privacy concerns.

@Cognitec

This week’s media

In this video, learn about ST Engineering’s innovative initiatives in piloting and leading the way with groundbreaking 5G-enabled solutions, revolutionizing its approach to public security. The swift deployment of dependable, low-latency, high-bandwidth 5G connectivity during emergencies or for facilitating large-scale public gatherings opens up fresh avenues for enhancing community safety.

Thought Leadership

 

 

 

Hitachi’s article underscores the importance of collaboration in public safety agencies and outlines future pillars: technology implementation for multi-agency response, operational prioritization, and adaptation to evolving threats, emphasizing both opportunities and challenges in digital transformation.

@Hitachi

 

 

 

Capgemini’s article stresses the importance of data for policing, security, and justice, highlighting challenges like organizational barriers and ethical concerns. It proposes leveraging mobile tech, automating data integration with AI, and addressing biases for effective data utilization.

Dr. Lucy Mason, Nick James and Vanshikha Bhat, @Capgemini

 

 

 

 

This article by Hexagon addresses challenges in public safety, including outdated systems and workforce shortages. Their solution emphasizes modern technology platforms to improve communication, data integration, and operational efficiency for agencies worldwide.

Kelsei Farmer, @Hexagon

 

 

 

This paper by PwC highlights the transformation of global public safety operations due to technological advancements and evolving challenges. Traditionally reactive, agencies now require proactive, integrated strategies to address modern complexities such as cyber threats and urbanization pressures, shaping the future of public safety.

@PwC

This week’s consulting news selection

Crowe LLP, a public accounting, consulting and technology firm, has entered into an agreement with ITR Economics, the oldest privately held, continuously operating economic research and consulting firm in the US.|@Crowe LLP

Argon & Co, the global management consultancy that specializes in operations strategy and transformation, has announced that it has expanded its presence into Ireland with the acquisition of Pebble Business Transformation.|@Argon & Co

EFESO Management Consultants, a leading international pure player in operations strategy and performance improvement consultancy, has announced that it has joined forces with the supply chain consulting team of aioneers.|@EFESO Management Consultants

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support services, is expanding its presence in the Benelux region with a new office in the heart of Rotterdam, Netherlands.|@HKA

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Laurent is the Chairman and Co-founder of Consulting Quest. Focused on greater value creation, and being thoroughly familiar with Consulting, Laurent has sourced and sold millions of dollars worth of Consulting over the course of his career. Prior to joining Consulting Quest, Laurent was Executive Vice President Oil and Gas at Solvay and Senior Partner Transformation at Oliver Wyman.

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