Avaya Chief Architect for Public Safety Solutions, Mark J. Fletcher, ENP (@Fletch911) discusses trends for emergency services technology in the Enterprise and Public Safety markets in this award winning weekly PodCast.
June 8, 2014
The pending sunset of the PSTN, the transition to IP, and the business model for telecommunications being disrupted, are all hot topics in Washington DC where technologists and legislators are challenged with managing evolution with Net Neutrality and Public Safety. Let's not forget the importance of the 9-1-1 network and the required functionality we need to maintain.
May 31, 2014
As we move towards the next generation of communications Overt the Top applications will become the de facto standard for connecting with each other. As this happens outside the PSTN, it is also outside of the FCC purview. Now things like Net Neutrality can have an impact on Emergency Communications that we never thought about, until now.
May 24, 2014
This week Todd Piett, the Chief Product Officer at Rave Mobile Safety, joins me to discuss the emerging trends in emergency communications like Text to 911 and the 911 App that is becoming popular. Are these Apps a good idea? The jury is still out on that question, with many in Public Safety chiming in with a resounding "NO!" and for some very good reason that may surprise you. Don't miss this episode!
May 19, 2014
What you always wanted to know about legal wiretapping and a purposely obscure law that lets the federal government do it. Joel Margolis and Martha Buyer join me to discuss the impact of the Communications Assistance for Lawful Enforcement Act
May 18, 2014
The E911 Talk Podcast started over 4 years ago, and has now produced 200 episodes specifically on Public Safety. Attorney Martha Buyer provides some valuable insight and around Enterprise do's and don'ts, E911 audits and the reality of Text to 911 in this weeks episode "E911 Exaggeration leads to Exasperation"
May 15, 2014
This week @Avaya's Dan Wilson (@NewYorkWilson) provided testimony to the Suffolk County Long Island legislature on the importance of Kari's Law. Legislator Rob Trotta introduced a bill after attending the NENA Goes to Washington event in March of this year.
May 9, 2014
This month a report published by Kelli Merriweather, Executive Director of the CSEC will highlight the results of 232 test calls placed to 9-1-1 and 9-9-1-1. The results are being made public, and there is some room for improvement. What that will be will be defined in a workshop proposed for this summer.
April 26, 2014
There's a dangerous communications trend that's emerging that could have a serious impact on your personal health. Over the past decade, the penetration of devices (the number of devices, divided by the population) has increased to a level of 102.2% as of December 2012 according to the CTIA.
April 19, 2014
"Promptly resolved" may be reassuring to the general public, the qualifier of, "after root cause identification" is extremely troubling. The total duration of the outage is critical, not the actual 'fix time'.
March 10, 2014
Ricardo joins me on this 'super-sized' podcast to catch up on the Within The Trenches Podcast on http://TheJabberLog.com as well as the latest on Kari's Law and his 'incident' while traveling to the U.P. and having no cash to cross the Mackinaw Bridge! It's always a pleasure to have Ricardo join me for a view of the dispatch console from the working side.