Tag Archives: Mobile Apps

CSX ‘Operation Respond’ Training

On March 25, 2015, CSX provided a training class for the Charlottesville Fire Department on CSX’s “Operation Respond,” an incident management software that will allow responders to use mobile devices to access railway data, including information about trains and their cargo, while they are responding to incidents. This training opportunity allows the Charlottesville Fire Department to more »

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#DisasterTech Hackathon Webcast on 2/7

Register for the webcast. The NISC has partnered with the Capacity Building Webinar Series and the International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE) to broadcast the first 90 minutes of the #DisasterTech Hackathon. The broadcast will be available on a social collaboration space where you can connect and work with others throughout the conference. Join the more »

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DHS Releases Mobile App Development Guide

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently published the First Responder Mobile Application Development Best Practices Guide. This short guide is full of best practices and tips for mobile app developers to follow when creating apps for first responders. The guide was created by the DHS Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) and the Mobile Applications more »

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Spring 2014 Webinars

Upcoming–Mobile Apps for Public Safety Tuesday, May 20, 1pm ET/10am PT   Join our upcoming webinar, Mobile Apps for Public Safety: Tips for Improving Security, Implementing Policy and Designing Apps. This webinar is co-hosted with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s First Responders Group (FRG). Pre-registration is not required. Access the webinar recording here! more »

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NISC Members Provide Feedback on DHS Mobile App

NISC members who indicated interest in reviewing the First Responder Mobile Application Development: Best Practices Guide have received email instructions for providing their valuable feedback.  The guide was drafted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency  Communications’ (OEC) Mobile Applications for Public Safety Project (MAPS), and will be used by developers more »

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