We live in a world driven by accelerating change. Transformative technologies, political turbulence, social recalibration – little is as it was even a few years ago. The critical communications sector faces unprecedented pressure.
Yet, at the same time, fresh forms of collaboration and powerful new data technologies are creating digital ecosystems that deliver far-reaching innovation and focused applications. Never has there been more effective support for professionals working in the field.
To provide insight for you, Airbus 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.
In addition to the in-depth interviews with each expert, we picked 14 from their most interesting observations. These quotes are available as a printable document. Get the pdf and print out the quote that most inspires you -
Juho Luoma from State Security Networks Finland explains what it takes to create the future of critical communications.
Markus Rauch from the autonomous province of Bolzano, South Tyrol, explains the importance of cross-border communications for the local public safety volunteers.
Mr Juan Martin Granados Torres from the State of Querétaro speaks about the development of technology that can increase public trust.
Daniel Schaefer from Red Hat explains how open source ecosystems are a completely new approach for critical communications.
Mr Chen Dongping gives an answer to the intriguing question "Will emerging technologies create better ways to live in smart cities?"
Mr Käser from Switzerland discusses the way laws have to deal with the new speed of technological developments.
Evert Dudok gives his views on the best ways to evolve towards critical communications capabilities of the future.
Prof. Dr. Holger Mey shares his insights into the question about security superiority. How can technology help us achieve that?
Col Eric Freyssinet from the French Gendarmerie reveals interesting facts about the development of "the policeman of the future".
Mr Juan Calos Peniche from the Morelos state reveals some key components of the best police communications solution for Mexico.
Mr Mansoor Buosaiba, CEO of Nedaa in Dubai, discusses critical communications of the future - and the possibilities and challenges related to this topic.
Bernd Wintergerst, Head of Information Technology with AllgäuNetz, explains how communication helps the power company to keep their network and employees safe.