IEM is the world’s largest minority- and woman-owned crisis management firm and brings nearly four decades of expertise and innovation to solve today’s most pressing issues. IEM works closely with government agencies, at all levels, and the private sector to improve preparedness and protection, response, recovery, and mitigation and to strengthen homeland security and defense, public health, cybersecurity, and critical infrastructure. We create science- and data-based tools, technology and strategies that help our customers achieve measurable results—saving lives, reducing costs, increasing efficiencies, and facilitating evidence-based decision-making. IEM is a leader in the use of geospatial information systems (GIS), open-source GIS, big data management, modeling, and customized software solutions. IEM provides rapid and expert analysis of complex data, census, critical infrastructure, logistics, flood layers, law enforcement and other datasets to help planners, public health and responders gain better situational awareness for projects requiring daily updates, before and immediately after a disaster or other emergency.