The Ultimate Guide to PSIM
'The Ultimate Guide to PSIM' is designed to answer any questions you have about this essential enabling technology. It will demonstrate to you what PSIM is and how it can help your organization. It will also show you: how to select the right PSIM system for your needs and what investments are required for success.
Security should sit at the heart of every business, after all what is the point of creating a valuable enterprise with staff, property, goods and services if someone can just take them from you? In reality security is a grudge purchase for many businesses.
Physical Security Information Management or simply PSIM (pronounced p’-sim) is a relatively new technology enabling companies to streamline, automate, and measure security tasks and workflows to increase operational efficiency and reduce ongoing security costs.
Why read the ‘Ultimate Guide to PSIM’?
‘The Ultimate Guide to PSIM’ is designed to answer any questions you have about this essential enabling technology. It will demonstrate to you what PSIM is and how it can help your organization. It will also show you: how to select the right PSIM system for your needs and what investments are required for success.
It will also explain:
- Why PSIM is so important right now
- How PSIM differs from other technologies such as Video Management Systems (VMS) and Access Control Systems (ACS)
- The common features and advanced functions of PSIM products
- How to build a solid business case and convince internal stakeholders to act
- The future of PSIM
We have also included exercises that you can use to discern whether your company is ready for PSIM; how it will help you increase your effectiveness and help you attain your other security goals.
We hope this guide will be your ticket to a new world of more effective and efficient security management.
- PSIM defined
- Features of PSIM platforms
- PSIM in the News
- What PSIM is NOT
- What PSIM does
- So WHO uses PSIM?
- Case Study: City of Atlanta
- PSIM the story so far
- What is creating the need for PSIM?
- Where does the ROI of PSIM live?
- What do customers say about PSIM?
- Case Study: IBM UK
- What does PSIM replace?
- Relationship to VMS
- Relationship to ACS
- Relationship to IT-based Security
- Advanced PSIM
- Keith Bloodworth, CEO - CNL Software
- The big question, is PSIM for you?