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When disaster strikes, the nation's emergency response organizations are hampered by incompatible computer systems, slow setup of communications facilities and inadequate voice service. We look at how better systems may have helped victims of such disasters as the Oklahoma City bombing and Hurricane Marilyn, and at what improvements are in store. Plus, a comprehensive list of crisis management resources.

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Consultants can bring great value to any IS project — if their responsibilities and benchmarks are clearly spelled out in the contract. Here are some tips for avoiding pitfalls in consulting relationships. In Careers.

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