How the Internet of Things Can Prepare Cities for Natural Disasters
DECEMBER 1, 2017
When a disaster strikes, federal, state, and local governments need a coordinated strategy, accessible data, and a skilled workforce to manage the response. Sensors can also be used to detect the presence of harmful gases or chemicals emanating from a storage tank, factory, or plant in the path of destruction. Agencies will need both a thorough change management process to describe the benefits and efficacy of the IoT-based approach and appropriate training in how to adopt it.