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Big Data Defined. Big data refers to the unprecedented amount of data created through an increasingly connected and mobile world, cloud computing, and, above all, the Internet of Things. The volume and velocity of data available today was unthinkable even a few years ago and have overwhelmed traditional data processing and analytical techniques. In response, new databases and analytical tools were created with the capacity to deal with these extremely large data sets.
In many developing countries, there is not a single number to call; most countries in the developing world have three emergency numbers—police, fire and emergency medical. Dialing the right number in a crisis, can be confusing for anyone in an emergency.
In today’s high speed cellular network environment, utilizing a cellular modem connection is the most cost-effective way to achieve AVL connectivity and it also has the highest throughput speed.
The key to COOP is the identification of the Essential Functions (EFs) and planning to ensure that those functions can be continued throughout, or resumed rapidly after, a disruption of normal activities. Since COOP addresses and prioritizes all governmental functions, the plan requires a significant commitment to both develop and maintain.