Fire Chief » Communication http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:16:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Quick Clip: How to lead through open communication http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/quick-clip-how-to-lead-through-open-communication/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/quick-clip-how-to-lead-through-open-communication/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:35:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/quick-clip-how-to-lead-through-open-communication/
Chief Wylie and Lt. Duckworth discuss the recent string of "no confidence" votes in fire chief's across multiple states and departments
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Quick Clip: What to do when firefighters lose confidence in a chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-what-to-do-when-firefighters-lose-confidence-in-a-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-what-to-do-when-firefighters-lose-confidence-in-a-chief/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:40:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/24/quick-clip-what-to-do-when-firefighters-lose-confidence-in-a-chief/
It's easy for a fire chief in a large organization to become decentralized, which makes it difficult to have good communication
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NY firefighters feud with residents over tower placement http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/23/ny-firefighters-feud-with-residents-over-tower-placement/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/23/ny-firefighters-feud-with-residents-over-tower-placement/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:14:24 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/23/ny-firefighters-feud-with-residents-over-tower-placement/
Fire Chief John Penzotti lamented the continued battle of the tower and the helplessness he feels when he cannot reach fellow emergency officials
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The Command Post Podcast: Takeaways from the fatal Houston hotel fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/12/the-command-post-podcast-takeaways-from-the-fatal-houston-hotel-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/12/the-command-post-podcast-takeaways-from-the-fatal-houston-hotel-fire/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:38:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/12/the-command-post-podcast-takeaways-from-the-fatal-houston-hotel-fire/ Lt. Rom Duckworth and Chief Rob Wylie dig into the report that offered over 200 recommendations after a Houston hotel fire claimed four firefighters' lives.]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/12/the-command-post-podcast-takeaways-from-the-fatal-houston-hotel-fire/feed/ 0 Drugs.com launches new medication app http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app-2/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:57:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app-2/
The free app includes an online database of drugs with the ability to search, personalize information, and check how drugs taken at the same time will interact
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Drugs.com launches new medication app http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:57:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/07/drugs-com-launches-new-medication-app/
The free app includes an online database of drugs with the ability to search, personalize information, and check how drugs taken at the same time will interact
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How the Internet of Everything in Public Safety and Justice improves fire data http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/11/how-the-internet-of-everything-in-public-safety-and-justice-improves-fire-data/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/11/how-the-internet-of-everything-in-public-safety-and-justice-improves-fire-data/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:11:49 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/11/how-the-internet-of-everything-in-public-safety-and-justice-improves-fire-data/
IoE provides connectivity and innovations never seen before
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New Esri app lets responders share and interact with maps http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-esri-app-lets-responders-share-interact-maps/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/24/new-esri-app-lets-responders-share-interact-maps/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:42:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2259
The Explorer for ArcGIS shares maps between users and allows for manipulation during presentations.
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3 technologies that will change how responders communicate http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/28/3-technologies-will-change-responders-communicate/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/28/3-technologies-will-change-responders-communicate/#comments Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:41:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1521
Integrated push-to-talk, NPSBN and multi-band radios soon will expand how fire and EMS can communicate on scene.
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Mo. fire chiefs unsure about joining consolidated dispatch http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/21/mo-fire-chiefs-unsure-joining-consolidated-dispatch/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/21/mo-fire-chiefs-unsure-joining-consolidated-dispatch/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:02:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1390
Some report having communication problems with the central dispatch, while the police chief expects most agencies will join.
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