He Looks at the Earth
Catastrophe, Recovery, and the Cascadia Earthquake
In this novel-like narrative, key issues of catastrophe preparedness and Supply Chain Resilience are dramatically engaged. What happens when a megathrust and tsunami leaves millions of people trapped between mountains and ocean? More about the book »
Out of the Whirlwind
Supply and Demand after Hurricane Maria
How demand and supply networks in Puerto Rico responded to the impact of Hurricane Maria. Particular attention is given to water, food, and fuel. Both enterprise-level and individual decisions and their operational implications are described.
An online community giving sustained attention to networks, complexity, vulnerabilities, relationships, and resilience.
- Nabulsi Roundabout Turn?Thursday’s calamity at Nabulsi continues to reverberate. There are many reports on different versions of what happened (for example, here and here and here). A March 1 report by the Wall Street Journal is most coherent with what I am hearing from other usually credible sources. (I was airborne at the time.) A Friday report […]
About Philip J Palin
Philip J. Palin is the son and grandson of grocers, a former college president, and serial entrepreneur who has served as a Supply Chain Resilience subject-matter-expert with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, and with several states and cities.