There’s An App For That: Playbook, Security at Your Fingertips
In sports, a playbook is a book that contains a team’s strategies and plays. When a new situation presents itself, a coach or manager will use the playbook to figure out what to do next.
Security teams, too, rely on a playbook of sorts, a physical record that can contain everything from the layout of a venue, contacts, event details, and evacuation procedures. But books and binders can be bulky or misplaced. Worse, they may not be accessible when you need them most. What then?
A new crowd planning technology aims to answer “what if” for those in charge of “what’s next”. Designed for venues, live events, law enforcement and first responders, Playbook replaces the physical with the digital, making your plans readily accessible to relevant stakeholders or anyone of your choosing. Like a binder, Playbook is portable, but that’s where the comparison ends. There’s little fear that Playbook will be left in an office or lost, because Playbook is accessed from an app on your cellphone. And when was the last time anyone left a cellphone behind?
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