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Does your business or organization need a "weather manager"?

Posted on January 18, 2021 at 5:55 PM

During the middle of April 2019, two weekend events showed the need for someone to be a “weather manager” especially when there are a number of people who can be impacted. We are defining “weather manager” as someone who has the responsibility to keep track of the weather and how it may impact an event, business or organization.

 


There were two events that weekend impacted by weather. One was the Master Tournament in Georgia and the other...

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Using Weather- And Climate-Related Information Strategically

Posted on January 15, 2021 at 11:45 AM

When it comes to weather and climate, there are tried and true tools available but there are also newer products and processes you may not know about that may be of assistance to your organization. However, since many options are available...one should take a step back and look at their weather and climate needs strategically.


How do you determine how to use weather and climate related information strategically? Here are some steps to follow:


1. Select the...

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Scenarios from scenario planning are not forecasts.

Posted on December 23, 2019 at 10:45 AM

"The climate community got off track by forgetting the distinction between using scenarios as an exploratory tool for developing and evaluating policy options, and using scenarios as forecasts of where the world is headed." https://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerpielke/2019/12/22/in-2020-climate-science-needs-to-hit-the-reset-button-part-one


Scenarios from scenario planning are not forecasts but can provide insight and identify many signposts that can be utilized for future ...

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WeatherStrategy at the EforAll Lowell-Lawrence pitch contest

Posted on August 31, 2019 at 2:40 PM

EforAll Lowell-Lawrence pitch contest on August 22.  Great pictures and descriptions of participants in the pitch contest.    http://eganwriter.blogspot.com/2019/08/recap-eforall-lowell-lawrence-change.html


What is your Weather Strategy?

Posted on April 29, 2019 at 8:30 AM

I taught a university-level strategic management course for over 5 years. The course used a very good textbook from Hill and Jones titled Essentials of Strategic Management (3rd Edition). One of the core concepts presented in the textbook is the explanation of the three different strategic levels of an organization (functional-level, business-level, corporate-level). Each level gets more “big-picture” as you go from functional-level to corporate-level. The functional-level book di...

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The need for a "weather manager" for businesses, organizations or events

Posted on April 15, 2019 at 10:10 AM

The weather at two events this past weekend shows the need for someone to be the “weather manager” especially when there are a number of people who can be impacted. We are defining “weather manager” as someone who has the responsibility to keep track of the weather and how it may impact an event, business or organization.


We experienced both ends of the impact spectrum this weekend. On the positive side, The Masters Tournament proactively moved the ...

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The Weather Industry is Evolving

Posted on April 1, 2019 at 2:25 PM

Using Weather and Climate Data Strategically

Posted on February 3, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Do you want to incorporate weather information into your business processes but don't know where to start?


First, you need to determine how you want to use weather strategically. Here are some steps to follow:

1. Select the corporate mission and major corporate goals as they relate to your weather related concerns.

2. Analyze the organization's external competitive environment to identify opportunities and threats as they relate to weather.

3. Analyze the o...

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Weekend Outdoor Event Weather Outlook - New England

Posted on October 25, 2018 at 7:15 AM

October 27-28, 2018 Outlook:

Weather-wise, Sunday will be the better weather day of the weekend. 

Saturday looks to be at least a rainout for all of New England, but the higher elevations of central New England and most of northern New England away from the coast may see snow at least to start.  Many of the snow areas may see precipitation change to snow during the day on Saturday.  Highs will range from the 30s far north to the 50s for southern New England.  ...

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Weekend Outdoor Event Weather Outlook - New England

Posted on October 20, 2018 at 8:50 AM

October 20-21, 2018 Forecast:

A cold front will cross through New England on Saturday and usher in cooler temperatures for Sunday.  Widely scattered rain showers are possible for the region on Saturday with highs in the 50 north to 60s south.  Some snow showers are possible for northern New England on Sunday (mainly in the mountains) with highs in the 40s north to 50s south.


October 27-28 Early Outlook:

The computer guidance is pointing towards a storm...

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