10 of the The World’s Worst Lines & Waiting Experiences

1. The DMV Part of me wants to call this one a “necessary evil,” but I’m not so sure how necessary it is. Thankfully, apps like Waitbot are working to provide wait estimates for people, so they know what to expect before they even leave the house. Some DMVs are also launching websites with important… Read More

Royal Baby Birth: A Smashing Success in Crowd Management

As everyone knows, the royal baby was born on Monday, and thankfully, all of the news was positive. The baby is healthy, the Duchess is healthy, and no one was hurt during the surrounding events. The crowd began gathering outside St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London days before Will and Kate even made it there…. Read More

Dissecting the Cronut Craze: How Do They Do It?

If you haven’t heard of the Cronut, it’s the latest food trend in Manhattan. As the name suggests, it’s a hybrid croissant-donut crafted by Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo. This unique pastry made it’s debut in May, and it didn’t take long for word of its apparent awesomeness to spread. Now, the pastry has its… Read More

6 Tips for Improved Concert Security & Crowd Control

Summer’s here, which means it’s concert season. Whether you’re in charge of an indoor or outdoor venue, stadium or park, an arena or amphitheatre, concert security should be top of mind. Here are 6 tips to ensure crowd safety throughout the entire summer concert season. 1. Create a large separation between the crowd and the… Read More

Waitbot App Provides Real-Time Wait Estimates for Any Line

Play a game with me for a moment: It’s a Friday afternoon. You’ve got the day off from work, and you have a few errands to run. You’d like to make it to the DMV and renew your registration, but you don’t want to end up waiting for two hours and waste half of your… Read More

4 Things Horribly Wrong With This Picture

What’s wrong with this picture? I’ll start out by simply saying “a lot.” But let’s get specific. 1. We Don’t Know Why It’s There I’m assuming the parking lot was just painted, but nowhere is this stated. A simple sign on one of the poles could alert potential parkers that the parking lot is closed… Read More

Wall Mount Crowd Control for Warehouse Safety & OSHA Compliance

More than 145,000 people work in over 7,000 warehouses across the US. According to the OSHA Worker Safety Series, the fatal injury rate for the warehousing industry is higher than the national average for all other industries. The Safety Series lists the 10 OSHA standards most frequently included in violation citations as: 1. Forklifts 2…. Read More

10 Little Known Queueing Facts

  1. Men are more likely to give up on a queue than women. Men start to inflate the amount of time they believe they have waited after two minutes. Women give it three minutes. 2. The term “faffing” refers to the time delay when a person gathers their things after paying at checkout. The… Read More