Someone who has been in hot demand is a gentleman by the name of Vishaan Chakrabarti. Vishaan is the Dean of the University of California, Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design, and was in charge of the planning for Manhattan during the post-9/11 period. Stressful times, and Vishaan has endless stories, but he cautions companies making a rush to radically alter their business practices and operations in the face of COVID-19. He encountered the same post-9/11, with the city and local businesses trying to figure out the preventative measures to survive the next terrorist attack. But if you take a cursory view of natural disasters, attacks, pandemics, etc over the past 100 years, these are random events that are tough to prep for. It is likely the next “attack” will be distinct from a pandemic, so emphasis and attention should be placed on the resilience of core systems.
In this context, ideas [...]