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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Avon & Somerset Police Headquarters was the venue for the 2016 National CLIO Crime User Group, attended by many delegates from police forces around the country. DCI Ray Hulin opened the day. DC Andrew Speller, Hertfordshire constabulary, seconded to the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit walked through ERSOU's use of CLIO in support of Crimes In Action (Green Rooms). Rob Brigham of Badger Software Ltd presented the new functionality being introduced to CLIO in order to support use of the National Decision Making Model (NDM), Joint Decision Making Model (JDM), Methane and much more - using tabs to group subjects together in the Subjects/Whiteboards area, along with other enhancements. He also outlined the discussions that have led to the establishment of a…
Thursday, April 21st, 2016
In partnership with Staffordshire Police, the CLIO National Operations Policing User Group Conference is on 21 April 2016 at Staffordshire Police Headquarters. The Agenda for this year's Conference includes presentations on the following: The development of CLIO to include the National Decision Making Model (NDMM), The use of CLIO in the policing of the 2016 European Football Championship, CLIO's role in the management of Public Order incidents, A look at how Greater Manchester Police and Staffordshire Police use CLIO for Operational Policing In addition, this is a fantastic opportunity to: Engage in discussion on working practices and operating procedures, Share information on types of event CLIO Manager is used for, networking with colleagues from around the UK This is a FREE conference…
Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
West Yorkshire Police Training Headquarters was the venue for the 2015 National CLIO Crime User Group, attended by many delegates from police forces around the country. DCS Chris Rowley, Head of Protective Services Crime for West Yorkshire Police and the Regional Organised Crime Unit for Yorkshire and the Humber opened the day. Paul Leonard, SIO Tactical Advisor, HQ Specialist Crime Services, South Yorkshire Police gave an interesting talk on a recent criminal vendetta kidnapping. Paul's presentation provided some useful advice for managing this type of case using CLIO. Following the networking session Denise Robbins, Intelligence Data Quality/PND Manager & CLIO Lead at West Yorkshire Police gave a well-received talk on the use of CLIO for Child Sexual Exploitation enquiries. Rob Brigham of Badger…
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Badger Software were delighted to sponsor the Annual Conference for the Welsh Branch of The Emergency Panning Society. This event was held in collaboration with the Welsh Government and Joint Emergency Services Group at The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells on 24th and 25th June 2015. On behalf of Badger Software, Colin Avern gave a presentation on the advantages of using computerised crisis management software in the event of a critical incident. This year's event was structured around the theme of Human Aspects and Caring for Peoples' Needs and Colin described how CLIO is used across the whole of the United Kingdom to manage a wide range of critical incidents and, as an example, explained how CLIO has been extremely successful in managing…
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
John Langley and Rob Brigham were invited to attend the ResilienceDirect Annual Conference run by the Civil Contingencies Unit at the Cabinet Office on Wednesday 24th June 2015 at The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield. Delegates from many partner agencies, representing Local Resilience Forums and other public and private sector organisations also attended. ResilienceDirect is transforming the way the local and national resilience community are working together by dramatically improving and sharing information flow between emergency responders and to ensure that when they walk into an emergency situation, they are prepared and able to respond together, not working in silo's. See this video from the conference for more information and to see what people are saying about ResilienceDirect.
Friday, April 10th, 2015
In partnership with West Yorkshire Police, 2015 sees the launch of a new CLIO User Group - specifically focussed on Operational Policing. Innovative uses of CLIO specifically for the operational policing arena, Engage in discussion on working practices and operating procedures, Share information on types of event CLIO Manager is used for, Excellent networking opportunity with colleagues from around the UK, FREE conference with lunch and refreshments included, See the 2015 Operational User Group Agenda for more information or contact us to book your place now.
Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Badger Software will be hosting a discovery workshop to discuss the use of CLIO within the resilience community and how this can best be served in relation to the use of Resilience Direct. The session was agreed during a meeting at the Civil Contingencies Secretariat between Luana Avagliano, Head of Resilience Direct, and representatives of Badger Software. Attendance is by invitation only and in addition to Badger Software and Luana Avagliano, representing Resilience Direct, a number of current and potential CLIO stakeholders who are also Resilience Direct stakeholders have been invited, representing a cross section of Category 1 multi-agency partners. Venue: Calcot Hotel, Reading, RG31 7QN
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
John Langley was invited to provide a presentation to the National Operational Planning Seminar held at the National College of Policing at Ryton-On-Dunsmore, Coventry on 6th and 7th March 2014. John spoke about the increasing number of police forces and other agencies now using their CLIO systems for event management and planning. He explained that police forces are finding CLIO to be a valuable tool for use in a whole range of operational policing aspects including carnivals, concerts, international sporting events, royal visits, state visits, football matches, race meetings, party political conferences and for policing marches and demonstrations. John described how large parts of the UK including London, Manchester, Glasgow the whole of Wales and other city, urban and rural areas across…
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Now a Silver Sponsor of the BCI, Badger Software will be exhibiting at this year's BCM World Conference, organised by the Business Continuity Institute. The BCM World Conference and Exhibition is the premier event in the global industry calendar featuring a vibrant Conference that is explicitly structured to provide value for all levels of business continuity experience - from the newcomer in Stream A sessions to the grizzled practitioner in Stream B and C sessions - and, of course, the bustling Exhibition, with some 50 leading product and service providers supported by an extensive, educational seminar programme across the two days.