incident management technology

[Infographic] 8 Ways Adashi’s Technology Improves Incident Command

How can we make incident command as simple and effective as possible? While many incident commanders are still using whiteboards, pen and paper, or binders to handle emergencies, there are many ways that modern public safety technology can help commanders perform their duties as safely and effectively as possible. Learn how Adashi's incident command technology boosts the way that fire commanders can connect with their teams, share tactical information, assign resources, perform risk analysis, and more. See the [...]

By |2018-09-20T08:21:41+00:00September 20th, 2018|Incident Command|0 Comments

[Infographic] The History of Fire Incident Command in the US

While firefighters across the country are aware of the standards and principles of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the system is still relatively new when you consider the history of the fire service. Although NIMS informs incident management tactics today, the concept of a national set of standards for fire incident command is a fairly new development in the United States.  Even up until 20 years ago, many departments had their own standards and procedures for managing large-scale incidents. [...]

By |2018-07-19T09:50:02+00:00July 20th, 2018|Incident Command|0 Comments

The Real Meaning Behind Mission-Critical Software

The term “mission-critical software” gets tossed around in the emergency services industry, but what does that term mean for modern public safety agencies? “We provide mission-critical solutions” “Capturing mission-critical data” “This device is for mission-critical applications.” “Mission-critical” is used in broad contexts, to describe a variety of applications, devices, and information.  Below, we discuss what it really means to be “mission-critical” and how public safety departments can determine if their software systems are making the cut. Defining Mission-Critical Software [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:31:02+00:00May 30th, 2018|Safety|0 Comments

Why Public Safety Interoperability Starts in Your Own Department

Data and interoperability are big buzz words in the public safety industry.  Can police communicate with local firefighters?  Do neighboring jurisdictions use the same procedures for mutual aid scenarios? Many industry experts are exploring how neighboring stations and different agencies work together. In the past,  public safety interoperability focused on how separate organizations communicated with each other. Now, new definitions define interoperability as “the ability of a system to work with or use the parts or equipment of another [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:31:32+00:00April 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Are Your Emergency Response Systems Ready for a Major Disaster?

When a catastrophic weather event comes to your jurisdiction, is your agency prepared to handle it? Many department leaders would probably say “Yes”, but their emergency response systems may actually be behind the times. Many technological advances now help first responders and crews better handle and contain incidents during a major weather disaster or other catastrophic event. Below, we’ll expand on several of the tech areas agencies across the world are falling short when it comes to large-scale emergencies. [...]

By |2018-09-07T10:29:25+00:00April 5th, 2018|Response|0 Comments

21st Century Fire Incident Command: It’s Time to Move Beyond the ICS Board

Incident commanders and firefighters are consistently presented with new unique challenges and heightened risks on the job. Yet, many fire and rescue services are still using incident command strategies that haven’t adapted to meet 21st century needs. Below, we’ll delve into why public safety agencies should consider moving beyond their current incident command system (ICS) board to combat these new challenges and risks. Modern Fire Incident Command Incident command strategies have changed considerably over the years. In the United [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:33:30+00:00February 19th, 2018|Incident Command|0 Comments

Improve Your Dynamic Risk Assessment with Incident Command Technology

Fire commanders must carefully balance firefighter safety with the roles and duties of the fire service. They often must consider, at what point is the situation too dangerous? To make these decisions, commanders take the Firefighter Safety Maxim into account, which is: “At every incident the greater the potential benefit of fire and rescue actions, the greater the risk that is accepted by commanders and firefighters. Activities that present a high risk to safety are limited to those that [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:34:07+00:00February 7th, 2018|Incident Command|0 Comments

Adashi Systems Awarded Contract for Incident Command Software

UK Public Sector Procurement Org Adds Adashi to List of Approved Suppliers West Yorkshire, UK: Today, the Yorkshire Purchasing Organization (YPO) awarded Adashi Systems a framework contract for its Incident Command Control Software System. Public safety agencies in the United Kingdom can now directly purchase Adashi’s C&C incident command software for use in all UK public sector emergency services organisations. This contract puts Adashi on a list of approved suppliers that have been researched and vetted by [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:36:40+00:00October 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Why Incident Management Technology is Crucial for Command

Emergency situations can be complicated, which only makes them more deadly and harder to control. To combat this issue, many fire departments are implementing incident management technology to make it easier for commanders to communicate with firefighters on the ground and maintain complete control over the situation. See how incident management technology can help your fire service with incident command. Informed Decision Making As a senior officer/shift commander at your fire service or department, you are often the initial [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:37:40+00:00August 24th, 2017|Incident Command|0 Comments