Having seen a number of incidents occur that could easily have escalated, the university felt compelled to question both its duty of care and the protocols it had put in place.
Alongside accepting its own responsibilities, it required measures that were more robust than human nature, removing the need to rely on people remembering to
keep the university informed via a text message, Whatsapp group or email whenever they were able to.
Thanks to features such as daily automated requests for status updates and consensual location tracking, the university felt that Voyage Manager addressed the
fundamental problem of being able to proactively check on a person’s safety through simple-to-use, live notification software.
“Voyage Manager offered something totally different, yet was so in tune with our needs and concerns.”
From the University of Aberdeen’s perspective, they had a consolidated and secure source of information, aggregating updates on members of the university who were
travelling abroad from multiple data sources. They were also pleased with being able to configure the Voyage Manager system to suit their needs and help them navigate
multiple time zones.
They found Voyage Manager easy to implement and intuitive to use.
“The system is efficient and useful to our organisation. It was a nice reassurance to offer to our team and their next of kin. We feel empowered having the Voyage
Manager system in place because we have access to a lot of security information. The more armed we are with flashpoints, in theory, the better prepared we should