Crisis Detection + Monitoring

Crisis Detection + Monitoring

Avoid disruption with proactive crisis alerts

Avoid disruption with proactive crisis alerts

You cannot spot every disruption the moment it happens - samdesk can. Our AI engine proactively scans the world for anomalies that impact you. Stop reacting. Take action.

You cannot spot every disruption the moment it happens - samdesk can. Our AI engine proactively scans the world for anomalies that impact you. Stop reacting. Take action.

Samdesk gives us the ability to always be aware of what’s going on and what could be coming, so it's that early warning that I find extremely valuable.

— Harris Silver

Director of Global Security

Canada Goose

Real-time crisis alerts

Stop scrambling.

Get samdesk alerts.

Our AI performs billions of computations on public data sets to spot disruptive events. We send you early warning alerts and insights, well ahead of traditional news and crisis monitoring tools.


Plug samdesk into your operational systems to get even deeper insights into your travel management, employee wellness, supply chain, entry to new markets, operational safety and beyond.

Instant real-time alerts so you’re the first to know

Visuals for complete situational awareness 

Highly accurate street level geolocation

Get updates as events develop 

Customize your alert streams and dashboards

Plug-ins for HR, travel, and supply chain systems

Customer Stories

Samdesk users are one step ahead

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DoorDash

Trust and Safety

Real-Time Alerts

DoorDash uses samdesk to monitor for disruptions 24/7 and help keep Dashers safe before, during and after every delivery.

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Cruise

Corporate Security

Business Enablement

U.S. autonomous car company Cruise uses samdesk to help stay ahead of hyperlocal microdisruptions and support operations as a business enabler.

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Canada Goose

Corporate Security

Employee Safety

Canadian retailer and manufacturer Canada Goose uses samdesk to know when its people and operations might be at risk

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Aerial Recovery

NGO

Rescue and Response

Non-profit Aerial Recovery uses samdesk to gather actionable intelligence to support rescue and response missions during disasters

Use Cases

Stop reacting.
Take action.

Disruptions and anomalies come in a wide range of events. With samdesk early warning alerts, you’re the first to know and can take action that mitigates negative consequences and achieves positive outcomes.

  • Aviation Incident

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Active Shooter

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Centre

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane unexpectedly hits inland town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Network Outage

    FAA system outage causes grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected at International Airport

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Military Action

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

Use Cases

Stop reacting. Take action.

Disruptions and anomalies come in a wide range of events. With samdesk early warning alerts, you’re the first to know and can take action that mitigates negative consequences and achieves positive outcomes.

  • Aviation Incident

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Active Shooter

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Military Action

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Active Shooter

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Military Action

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Active Shooter

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Military Action

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Active Shooter

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Military Action

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Missile attacks targeting energy infrastructure and trade routes

    Detected Along Border

    Air Raid Sirens

    Border Closure

    State of Emergency

    Without samdesk

    You get several panicked messages from your HR counterpart asking how to evacuate employees in a country under attack. You start researching where all the attacks are taking place, trying to verify information you find and it takes several days before you have a concrete plan.

    With samdesk

    You are alerted to soldiers and artillery amassing at the border of a country where you have hundreds of employees, and you share the intel with local management and HR. They request continuous updates on the situation as they start planning to halt operations and move everyone to safety.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Bird flu cases escalate in port town

    Detected in Local Hospital

    Disease

    Flu

    Without samdesk

    You hear that a growing number of workers at a manufacturing facility have been out sick for several days and production stopped due to staffing shortages. Your HR, finance and operations colleagues are now frantically playing catch up.

    With samdesk

    You're notified of initial bird flu cases reported in a town where your organization has a manufacturing facility. You alert local management, HR and operations so they can implement preventative measures, secure PPE and help employees monitor their health.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action

    Outbreak

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Military Action