Crisis Detection + Monitoring

Crisis Detection + Monitoring

Avoid disruption with proactive crisis alerts

Avoid disruption with proactive crisis alerts

You cannot spot every disruption the moment it happens - samdesk can. Our AI engine proactively scans the world for anomalies that impact you. Stop reacting. Take action.

You cannot spot every disruption the moment it happens - samdesk can. Our AI engine proactively scans the world for anomalies that impact you. Stop reacting. Take action.

Samdesk gives us the ability to always be aware of what’s going on and what could be coming, so it's that early warning that I find extremely valuable.

— Harris Silver

Director of Global Security

Canada Goose

Real-time crisis alerts

Stop scrambling.

Get samdesk alerts.

Our AI performs billions of computations on public data sets to spot disruptive events. We send you early warning alerts and insights, well ahead of traditional news and crisis monitoring tools.


Plug samdesk into your operational systems to get even deeper insights into your travel management, employee wellness, supply chain, entry to new markets, operational safety and beyond.

Instant real-time alerts so you’re the first to know

Visuals for complete situational awareness 

Highly accurate street level geolocation

Get updates as events develop 

Customize your alert streams and dashboards

Plug-ins for HR, travel, and supply chain systems

Customer Stories

Samdesk users are one step ahead

Video

Motional

Operations

Fleet Safety

Autonomous car company Motional uses samdesk to proactively spot issues and get ahead of fleet disruptions

Video

Canada Goose

Corporate Security

Employee Safety

Canadian retailer and manufacturer Canada Goose uses samdesk to know when its people and operations might be at risk

Use Cases

Stop reacting.
Take action.

Samdesk helps organizations identify a wide range of disruptive events, so they can proactively take action and mitigate negative consequences.

  • Aviation Incident

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Active Shooter

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Centre

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane unexpectedly hits inland town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Network Outage

    FAA system outage causes grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected at International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

Use Cases

Stop reacting. Take action.

Samdesk helps organizations identify a wide range of disruptive events, so they can proactively take action and mitigate negative consequences.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Plane crash results in lengthy traffic delays

    Detected at Municipal Airport

    Infrastructure

    Closures

    Traffic

    Without samdesk

    You start seeing posts on social media about children in your school district not arriving home. The number of posts rapidly grows and get increasingly negative as parents vent about a lack of communication.

    With samdesk

    You see an alert about a plane crash at the local airport and quickly determine that traffic delays could impact children at dismissal time. You make sure schools, bus companies and parents are notified of the plan to send children home early and avoid the traffic.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Multiple injuries and casualties from shooting at mall

    Detected at Shopping Center

    Emergency and Safety

    Active Shooter

    Without samdesk

    You get a text from your CEO asking if you've seen the news about a shooting at the mall where one of your stores is located. You search online and find several casualties were reported an hour ago, so you frantically try to reach all your co-workers

    With samdesk

    You get alerted about a potential active shooter at a mall where one of your stores is located. You contact the store to initiate lockdown procedures and confirm everyone is safe. You send continuous updates to the team until the situation is clear, and notify your CEO before they ask you for details.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    Hurricane unexpectedly changes path and hits town

    Detected in Gulf Coast

    Climate

    Strong Winds

    Hurricane

    Without samdesk

    You check the news in the morning and see that overnight a hurricane hit a town where your organization has a factory. You contact the factory managers, but get no response. It takes you several hours of scouring multiple news sites and social platforms before you realize that your factory is destroyed.

    With samdesk

    You are notified that a hurricane has changed direction and is heading toward a town where your organization has a factory. You alert factory managers, supervisors and employees. They immediately enact the emergency action plan, getting everyone to safety and minimizing damage as much as possible when the hurricane hits.

  • Aviation Incident

    Active Shooter

    Hurricane

    Network Outage

    FAA system outage grounds flights across the U.S.

    Detected International Airport

    Infrastructure

    Air Traffic

    Delays

    Without samdesk

    You hear rumblings from colleagues that flights are being delayed and cancelled. You are not aware of the widespread scale until much later and are scrambling to account for everyone who might be impacted.

    With samdesk

    You get notified instantly of a FAA network issue that is impacting nearly every domestic flight. You are informed it will impact 15 travellers within your organization and might delay shipments expected tomorrow. You notify every person and department impacted, and start working through contingency plans.

It just took forever to get one actionable piece of intelligence. Life was very rough before. Samdesk cuts that time down 10-fold.

— Nate Goggans

GSOC Operator
Aerial Recovery

Empowering clients

Samdesk users are proactively managing disruptions and crisis events across the world

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