“Travelers tend to be poor water stewards as they are often unaware of the water crisis in many parts of the world and just how fragile that part of the infrastructure is,” said Katherine Harmon in the Forbes article.
What makes travel buyers and clients ready for an emergency? President Bruce McIndoe talks with Buying Business Travel on the importance of having plans and processes in place. "There shouldn't be any grey areas," said McIndoe, "If the programme is properly developed, defined and trained for, each person and company should know their role, responsibilities and when to act."
Read the full article at Buying Business Travel.
Michael Payne, Senior Advisor, Organizational Resilience, shared that countries have different risk profiles consisting of different threat variations, vulnerabilities, risk appetites and protective capabilities.
"It’s also not clear that looking to what other nations are doing is all that useful...In the U.S., 85 percent of critical infrastructure sectors are owned and operated by private organizations."
Founder and president of WorldAware Bruce McIndoe was featured in Risk & Insurance and commented on the recent survey that showed 80 percent of women said safety concerns impact their productivity on business trips.
“Training is the key,” said McIndoe. “If you invest in training to ensure your people make good decisions, then you don’t have to deal with the aftermath of poor decisions.”
As featured in The Atlantic, Katherine Harmon, Sr. Director Category Intelligence shares advice for both employers and employees looking to mitigate cold-weather risks.
WorldAware recently began marketing a new mobile app that alerts users of incidents and proximity to crime hot spots. In this Company Dime article, WorldAware President, Bruce McIndoe, explains how the acquisition builds on the core business in risk intelligence and mitigation through avoidance. The release of ExploreSafe addresses customer demand to apply these practices to all employees - traveling or not. Currently, the functionality is available to partners but is expected to be added to the Worldcue Mobile appl later this year.
FCM Travel Solutions corporate travel business has introduced several upgrades to its chatbot Sam, or "Smart Assistant for Mobile."
The Sam Duty of Care enhancement integrates alerts from WorldAware in real time based on the traveler's itinerary. With two way communication, travel managers will be alerts when a traveler could be affected and can be informed of travelers' status.
WorldAware President, Bruce McIndoe, sat down with Baltimore Business Journal to chat about the evolution of WorldAware, the lessons he's learned along the way, and the shifts he's seen in the security industry as businesses have become more concerned with protecting their people.
Recently, FCM Travel Solutions' unveiled a travel-intelligent "chatbot." The chatbot, named "Sam," is short for "Smart Assistant for Mobile."