In a recent CPSE-sponsored webinar presented by Emergency Reporting Business Development Analyst Tom Louis, we covered the top essentials for fire data management and accreditation success:
• Understanding & communicating the “whys” behind the need for good data
• Sharing accreditation goals with the troops
• Explaining how everyone has a part: from firefighter to chief
Webinar attendees also received our newly released white paper, "Data Drives the Fire Service, but Humans are in the Driver's Seat," written by Tom. It can be downloaded for free here:
Both the webinar and white paper discuss the value of quality data in the fire service, the main components that define quality data (and the importance of the fire data triangle pictured below), and the importance of educating, training, and explaining the "whys" behind data management to those who enter the data. It's a must-read for leaders in the fire service.