ICx: Incident Command x
Command, Control, and Fireground Accountability
Battalion 3's digital command and control solution, ICx is the easiest to use command post program on the market. It is a full-featured program that allows the users virtually unlimited freedom in configuration. ICx was built by incident commanders, for incident commanders. Utilizing a unique approach of design, ICx emulates an old-school command board for a rapid learning curve. Everyone who tries this program for the first time finds it the most intuitive digital command board they have ever seen.
Designed and built for the rigors of the emergency services command post. Easy to use with a ton of useful features.
Make your digital tactical worksheet match your departments SOPs and policies. Build custom incident type templates for all of your needs.
Pre Incident Planning
Build preplans for your target hazards inside ICx to increase building awareness during emergencies. Also has the ability to add photos and floorplans.
Timers, benchmarks, DOT ERG embedded, PAR tool, adding resources on the fly, and Preplanning module are just some of the useful tools included in ICx.
Enhanced on scene accountability is handled through the merging of ICx with a scheduling software, such as FireRoster to tell who is on your scene.
The incident log tracks your moves throughout the scene and is available for after action review, or to place into our nfirs reports.
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WHY CHOOSE ICx?
Utilizing a digital command board, tactical worksheet, and accountability tool ensures the ability to access more information, quicker than traditional methods. The intuitive design combined modern technology with a traditional tactical worksheet feel.
Increased Situational Awareness
Increased Command Post Organization
Outstanding Tactics and Strategy Training Tool for Officers
+ Clean & Intuitive Design
Emulating the ease of a traditional tactical worksheet, with a ton of enhanced features, ICx is the simplest-to-learn product on the market for command and control of emergency incidents. Give it a try, and you will agree that it will have the shortest learning curve of all like products.
+ Incident Timers
ICx boasts several useful timers for the incident commander. An incident timer keeps track of the total operating time at the incident. In addition, each resource is timed when they are given an assignment, or when they go on air.
Each resources assignments are also shown in a history view complete with times, allowing the IC to manage time in assignments and rehab.
+ Incident Log
ICx keeps track of all assignments, benchmarks, and notes that the incident commander makes. All entries include a time/date stamp and are exportable to PDF for reporting.
Using the export will make the narrative of NFIRS reports the most thorough accounting of the incident.
+ PAR Tool
Personnel Accountability Reports are a necessity for the involved incident commander during key times like strategy change, or following a MAYDAY. This tool let's the incident commander perform a quick PAR check and records the completeness in the incident log.
Use your finger to select the resource, group/division, or individual firefighter and mark them as accounted for.
+ MAYDAY Tool
ICx offers a checklist to assist the incident commander in following department policies and best practices for dealing with the firefighter MAYDAY. The checklist is configured by the end user department to reflect policy.
When a MAYDAY is indicated on the command board, a screen snapshot is automatically triggered to reference the assignment/location of all personnel on the fireground along with any benchmarks completes.
+ CAD Compatible
ICx can be configured to work with most CAD systems. The CAD interface will automatically enter dispatch information such as scene address. The resources dispatched will automatically populate on your command board, helping the IC begin the tracking of assignments.
+ Schedule Integration
ICx will link with Battalion 3's FireRoster scheduling system, and most third-party fire department scheduling programs to populate the personnel assigned to responding units, giving the IC another accountability tool.
+ Highly Configurable
ICx is the most user-configurable command product on the market. Almost every component of the command board has the ability to be configured by the end user. Multiple command boards can be set up the same with our backup/restore function.
Configuration include types of incidents, assignments, visual/audible alerts, pre-determined alarm responses, default radio channel, benchmarks, mayday checklists, scene details, among several other items. Easily match your department's policies and model procedures.
Place your mouse over the different spots on the digital tactical worksheet to see the integrated features of ICx 3.0
Benchmarks and checklists are included in ICx. Time stamped and added to the log, the benchmarks are configured to support the department's protocols and procedures. It even has the ability to add a benchmark on the fly for further recording.
The PAR check feature of the tactical worksheet allows the incident commander to make a quick check of companies in assignments on their scenes. Check off by resource, division or assignment, and even individually. Once completed, the PAR is recorded in the scene's incident log.
Quickly add companies to your scene with the Add Company tool. Allows the incident commander to track all resource types on the incident. Add law assets, utility resources, etc on large multi-agency scenes.
Triggering the Mayday button not only creates a mayday and RIT assignment, but also takes a snap shot of the scene to show where all units are operating at the time of the mayday and produces a pre-configured checklist to help the incident commander not forget department procedures during the emergency.
The Incident Log tracks all of the assignments, benchmarks and actions performed on the digital tactical worksheet. You can even free-type information that you want to log into the scene. Time stamped, the information is available for after action review as well as to print or save to a report.
The incident command structure sometimes dictates that you create branch directors, division and group supervisors, etc. Those positions can be customized into the tactical worksheet by selecting modify command.
On Deck and Recycle
ICx 3.0 allows for users to utilize the tradition tactical worksheet or a tool that allows for the placement and tracking of On Deck and recycling resources that are found in many modern command types. This can be toggles on under configuration.
all of the resources tasks are handled in the dashboard, this is where you toggle the on air timer, split crews, assign objectives and locations.
Real Personnel Accountability
Enhance your accountability of companies down to the individual member with ICx. Syncing with FireRoster.com, and third-party scheduling software, will place the up to the minute names of the crew members assigned to the resource. Make changes on the fly with ease if staffing isn't correct.
ICx will change the color of the assigned resource from green to yellow when a pre-configured time is reached. To reset, simply clear the alert from the dashboard and it resets the alert timer.
ICx brings situational awareness to the scene with a scene timer that begins with dispatch time. The timer will trigger a strategy prompt when a certain time is reached. Each resource has timers for assignment and the ability to track "on air" time for operations within and IDLH.
Easily tell the status on your board by colors. Yellow is an assigned resource that has reached a time limit in an assignment, while green is an assigned unit that hasn't reached the time. Black is an on-deck resource and grey is recycling.
Battalion 3 Technologies’ ICx: Incident Command x is Deemed Consistent with NIMS Concepts and Principles By Evaluators.
ICx: Incident Command x, a Windows based incident command, control and accountability program was evaluated by the Supporting Technology Evaluation Project (STEP). STEP is managed by the Preparedness-Technology, Analysis, and Coordination (P-TAC) Center, which is operated by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) under contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Preparedness Directorate (FEMA NPD). The test was performed to evaluate the system’s incorporation of NIMS concepts and principles.
Following evaluation, it was determined that ICx is consistent with all NIMS criteria; Hazards, Preparedness, Communications and Information Management; Resource Management; Command and Management. ICx also applies to 12 Minimum Product Requirements.
*excerpt from report executive summary, full report available to view. Click link to the right for the full report.
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