first responders

1 Critical Item Your Emergency Management Software Needs

Emergency management software comes in many shapes and sizes. However, there’s one function in particular that makes the difference between mediocre software and incident management systems that truly help emergency responders save lives and property. That feature? The ability to communicate regardless of internet connectivity, also known as being a self-contained communication system. Advanced communications systems allow us to communicate instantaneously. People around the world use internet and cellular networks to share information across great distances. But what happens [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:22:09+00:00July 9th, 2018|Incident Command|0 Comments

What Recent Pilot Shortages Show Us About Public Safety Scheduling Software

When people think about technology for public safety departments, they probably think about modern equipment, updated vehicles, improved communication systems – things like that. What they might not realize is that public safety scheduling software can have a big impact on emergency responders and prevent significant issues. Recent scheduling problems across other industries have highlighted the importance of avoiding shortages and filling breaches quickly. Below, we’ll expand on how scheduling software helps departments avoid common pitfalls and prevent last-minute [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:34:47+00:00January 8th, 2018|Scheduling|0 Comments

3 Emergency Response Trends to Watch in 2018

As 2017 ends, we consider how emergency response and management continues to grow and change. New technology, equipment, and procedures are making a big impact on the public safety industry. As we move into 2018, here are three key emergency response areas that industry leaders should be aware of. Cancer Prevention Initiatives The more that scientists learn about the human body and how it works, the greater we realize the dangers that first responders face. Data shows an alarming [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:35:16+00:00December 28th, 2017|Response|0 Comments

What Hurricane Harvey Shows Us About Emergency Communication Systems

During natural disasters and large-scale emergencies, phone and internet service can be unreliable, which makes it difficult for people to communicate important information. When Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit this past month, these communication failures sometimes prevented citizens from requesting emergency assistance. While communication systems across the country are improving, we’ll explain below how these incidents underscore the need for self-contained communications systems that work regardless of cell service or Wi-Fi. What Happened in Texas? National communications networks have [...]

By |2018-07-19T11:47:39+00:00September 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments