14 brilliant quotes on the critical communications future

Published: 17 May 2019
Author: Tiina Saaristo

The critical communications sector faces unprecedented pressure and change. Transformative technologies, political turbulence, social recalibration – little is as it was even a few years ago.

To provide insight for you in this challenging situation, we asked a selection of the industry’s leading thinkers to share their views of the future of critical communications and the challenges that many organizations are facing. Here are 14 hand-picked observations from them.

Insights from some of the critical communications industry's leading thinkers

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“New technology must be very easy to understand and developed for local use.”
- Juan Carlos Peniche, ex-Under-Secretary for Institutional Development – Police State Commission, Morelos Government, Mexico. * Click to Tweet *

“Trends like Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain are enabling new use cases.”
- Daniel Schaefer, Solutions Architect for EMEA Alliances, Red Hat, Germany. * Click to Tweet *


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“Digital transformation allows for tools that are less cumbersome, produce less paperwork and more automation.”
- Colonel Eric Freyssinet, Chief Digital Strategy Officer, La Gendarmerie Nationale, France. * Click to Tweet *

“You cannot provide total security, so the question is not just about how to prevent attacks, but how to survive them.”
- Professor Holger Mey, Head of Advanced Concepts, Airbus Defence & Space, Germany. * Click to Tweet *

“Technology is only as useful as the mission or task it serves. We all know Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are the answer, but what is the question?”
- Professor Holger Mey, Head of Advanced Concepts, Airbus Defence & Space, Germany. * Click to Tweet *

“The typical police officer’s view of the radio as just a voice communications device needs to change. It is already more important than the police gun.”
- Juan Carlos Peniche, ex-Under-Secretary for Institutional Development – Police State Commission, Morelos Government, Mexico. * Click to Tweet *


You can also find the complete in-depth interviews with each expert:
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“We monitor the pulse of customers and get feedback from different angles and environments. The whole critical communications community needs to be active in this.”
- Juho Luoma, Business Development Manager at State Security Networks Group Finland (Erillisverkot Group), Finland. * Click to Tweet *

“We have to bring new technology into the critical communications sector; we cannot train new users to work with old technology.”
- Eng. Markus Rauch, Autonomous Province of Bolzano-South Tyrol. * Click to Tweet *

“We will see more data being gathered and transferred as people self-monitor their health using sensors to make measurements at home.”
- Dr Tom Silfvast, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland. * Click to Tweet *

“The availability of continuous, reliable and secure communications will change the way public safety organisations operate.”
- Professor Holger Mey, Head of Advanced Concepts, Airbus Defence & Space, Germany. * Click to Tweet *

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“Digital native users have a lot of experience, which could be very valuable in shaping initiatives in communications and security.”
- Mr Mansoor Buosaiba, Chief Executive Officer of Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa, Dubai. * Click to Tweet *

“We haven’t yet seen all the possibilities. More advanced broadband communications technology will create new uses and generate greater demand.”
- Dr Tom Silfvast, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland. * Click to Tweet *

“In the future, we need more integration of social media messaging technologies into professional systems to ensure their success.”
- Juan Carlos Peniche, ex-Under-Secretary for Institutional Development – Police State Commission, Morelos Government, Mexico. * Click to Tweet *

“There must be a new approach to certification that is not based on a network system built for 30 years, but one that assumes upgrades every three to five years.”
- Evert Dudok, Executive Vice President of Communications, Intelligence, and Security (CIS), Airbus Defence and Space, Germany. * Click to Tweet *

 

These quotes are available as a printable document. Get the pdf and print out the quote that most inspires you –

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You should also check the full in-depth interviews with each expert:
Intelligence Shared – Expertise and foresight to inspire you

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