The primary function of the PoS is to document all the relevant available solutions of crisis management across Europe in such a way that different stakeholders can easily use this information. It should also propose a "marketplace" where Trial owners can discover relevant solutions for their Trials.
The PoS aims to provide a shared place where stakeholders meet around a solution. On the one hand, either practitioners (e.g. CM professionals) are looking for solutions that achieve CM Functions or they want to evaluate the adequacy of solutions and CM functions during a Trial. On the other hand, solution providers’ aim at developing their solution(s) based on tools and methods.
The PoS supports the following functions:
- Description of solutions and Test-bed elements, and the relation between them.
- Linking of Solutions with CM functions and other relevant taxonomies for easier discovery
- Advertising the relevant Solutions to trial owners (in progress)
- Linking the similar Solutions as a complement to search