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Author (up) Elina Ramsell; Tobias Andersson Granberg; Sofie Pilemalm pdf  isbn
  Title Identifying functions for smartphone based applications in volunteer emergency response Type Conference Article
  Year 2019 Publication Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response And Management Abbreviated Journal Iscram 2019  
  Volume Issue Pages  
  Keywords Voluntary emergency response, ICT, smartphone application, end users, co-production.  
  Abstract Emergency response organisations struggle with resource constraints and thereby faces challenges in providing

high-quality public services. Utilising voluntary first responders is one way to address these challenges. There

are different types of volunteers who can help at an emergency site, e.g. citizen volunteers or voluntary

professionals from other occupations. To successfully engage with and utilise these resources, adequate

information and communication technology (ICT) is necessary. In this meta-study, combining and further

exploring two previous studies, the aim is to identify, analyse and evaluate suitable functions for smartphone

applications that can be used to dispatch and support volunteers. The results show that the functions can be

divided into essential ones that are necessary for the response to work at all, and others that might contribute to a

more effective response. The study also shows that the same functions can be used for different volunteer

  Address Linköping University, Sweden  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Iscram Place of Publication Valencia, Spain Editor Franco, Z.; González, J.J.; Canós, J.H.  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN 978-84-09-10498-7 Medium  
  Track T11- Community Engagement & Healthcare Systems Expedition Conference 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2019)  
  Notes Approved no  
  Call Number Serial 1876  
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