October 11, 2018

Adoption of Digital Evidence Management In Law Enforcement: Join the CATA Partnered Webinar as our guest (October 24th, 1:30 PM (ET) | 10:30 AM (PT)

Webinar Registrationhttps://tinyurl.com/yascy3en

Dear Community members,

Please join Sierra Systems and IDC for a CATA partnered complimentary webinar that will help you understand how Digital Evidence Management solutions can help alleviate the digital demands placed on Canada’s justice & public safety sector.

Public safety agencies worldwide are undergoing substantial technological and workflow changes related to digital transformation. The volume, size, and complexity of digital evidence is growing while the timelines for investigation and disclosure are shrinking.

This webinar (register today) will provide attendees (such as in law enforcement agencies) with overview of the key trends in public safety that are leading to widespread adoption of digital evidence management solutions globally, and in Canada. Specifically, the webinar will address market drivers, key solution providers and pivotal technology enablers that are key to successful, seamless implementation.

Meet our featured presenter, Alison Brooks, PhD, Director, Smart Cities & Communities – Public Safety IDC Government Insights  as she explores critical public safety challenges and solutions.

As Research Director Smart Cities Strategies, Public Safety, Dr. Alison Brooks specializes in public safety related research for the global Smart Cities Strategies program at IDC. Ms. Brooks has held a number of positions with IDC over the past 10 years, previously working as IDC Canada’s Director of public sector research. Dr. Brooks’ research will focus on the digital transformation of public safety within Smart Cities. Research will explore digital evidence management, intelligence-led policing, Real-time Crime Centers, advanced analytics and visualization, and mobile crime-fighting solutions.


Ms. Brooks has spent the past 10 years with IDC carving a niche specialization in the role of IT in public safety focusing on digital evidence management in the cloud, Next-Generation 9-1-1, law enforcement information management and tri-service interoperability. Prior to joining IDC Government Insights, Ms. Brooks worked with the province of Ontario’s Ministry of Government Services, advancing two of the government’s I&IT initiatives. Previous to that, while consulting for Capgemini, she collaborated with a major Canadian bank on the design of a customer-focused information technology strategy, including a CRM implementation and has had experience implementing ERP for a leading, global biotechnology company.


Academic Credentials

  • PhD and MA in Political Science from Queen’s University
  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Science and Engineering Professional Development Centre.

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • International Association of the Chiefs of Police Conference, 2016 – Digital Evidence Management in the Cloud
  • Verint Engage 2016, Annual Conference – Key Trends in Public Safety and Smart Cities

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