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Disaster Tech, Oct 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Achanta brings research and disaster technology optimization expertise to the Disaster Tech community 

Washington, D.C.
 Thursday, October 29, 2020 – Disaster Tech announced today that Nivi AchantaCEO and founder of Soapbox Project, has been appointed to the organization's board of directors. 

Disaster Tech, Oct 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to decision science technologies for disaster management to take advantage of the scalability, reliability and agility of Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies 

Washington, D.C.October 7, 2020 – Disaster Techa leader in decision science technologies for disaster management, today announced the availability of Data science Integrated Collaboration Environment (DICE) in the Microsoft Azure Marketplacean online store providing applications and services for use on AzureDisaster Tech customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management. 
Disaster Tech’s DICE platform uses geospatial analytics and open source software techniques to the maximum extent possible, improving quality, security, and flexibility needed for disaster forecasting and preparation. By leveraging these techniques, Disaster Tech provides decision support with actionable intelligence and applies them to various use cases across the disaster relief lifecycle.  
At its core, DICE is using real-time cross sector data for situational awareness and operational coordination across multiple hazards such as wildfires, hurricanes, and COVID-19 – all on Microsoft Teams. This availability on Teams has accelerated Disaster Tech’s ability to arm disaster managers with the tools they need to perform in high-stress situations.  
“The availability of DICE in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and Microsoft Teams reveals Disaster Tech’s commitment to delivering a collaborative and sophisticated environment for disaster and emergency teams,” said Sean Griffin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Disaster Tech. “We know customers are looking for solutions to accurately — and simply — integrate their own unique data to accelerate decision making processes before and when disasters hit. This integration helps us deliver a single pane of glass platform to multiple high-risk sectors, including government, utility and the healthcare industry, resulting in increased data visualization, streamlined report generation, and significant savings to lives, money and time.” 
“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,” said Sajan Parihar, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. “We’re happy to welcome Disaster Tech’s solution to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.” 

Disaster Tech, Aug 26, 2020 9:11:27 AM

Disaster Tech Joins the University of Oklahoma, NVIDIA, Google and IBM in Founding First National Science Foundation AI Institute

Washington, D.C. — Disaster Tech, the leader in decision science technologies for disaster management, announced that it is joining forces with partners in academia and the private sector to found one of the inaugural U.S. National Science Foundation Artificial Intelligence Institutes led by the University of Oklahoma. In collaboration with Google, IBM, Nvidia and several universities, including the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the State University of New York, Disaster Tech is leading alongside these partners to support the creation of seven AI Institutes.

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