By reimagining access control and use of existing system data, Yale’s Public Safety Systems and Services team was able to centralize and organize security technology operations, while providing further value across the entire university.
Once Yale University closed due to the pandemic in March 2020, the Public Safety Systems and Services team quickly realized that they could change the way access control was used and programmed across campus, while also streamlining security and operations.
Marc Barbiere came to Georgetown about five months before the COVID-19 pandemic, taking over the recently-restructured Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in order to coordinate the University’s efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.
Marc Barbiere came to Georgetown about five months before the COVID-19 pandemic struck with the goal of providing a robust framework for the University to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. Barbiere and the newly restructured Office of Emergency Management put together a framework to streamline and organize emergency and pandemic response to continue operations no matter the cause of disruption.