The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) seeks competitive proposals from technology organizations with specialized expertise in system consolidation, workflow optimization, and technology integration including software such as: Salesforce, Esri ArcGIS, Cadmium, Swoogo, amongst others. The purpose of the services sought is to leverage IAFC’s existing technology stack, with potential consideration for additive solutions, as the basis for development of an integrated and enhanced Achievement Management System (AMS). The updated AMS will serve as a one-stop-shop IAFC Wildfire Programs Achievement Toolkit consisting of two main parts:
- Wildfire Programs Achievement Data Capture and Tracking
- Wildfire Programs Achievement Analysis, Visualization, and Reporting
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. Our members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy.
The IAFC's Wildfire Programs address various components of the National Wildland Fire Cohesive Strategy amongst other priority wildfire and wildland-urban interface issues. The IAFC Wildfire Programs Division provides the fire service, residents, and other community stakeholders with the tools, resources, guidance, and support to prepare for the threat of wildfire. The programs include, but are not limited to, the following:
All stakeholders that participate in IAFC Wildfire Programs have access to and use the IAFC Achievement Management System to record, track, and analyze hours spent on mitigation and outreach, download reports to share with local leadership, and share resources in the peer library. The AMS is a vital component in how IAFC engages with stakeholders nationwide.
Project Goals and Objectives
- Consolidate systems and streamline workflows for tracking, analyzing, and reporting volunteer stakeholder participation and fire department-level contributions across IAFC’s wildfire programs.
- IAFC will be equipped with a single, streamlined system for tracking, analyzing, and reporting participation and volunteer contributions across IAFC’s wildfire programs as a mechanism for performance management, communicating impact, and subsequently increasing local participation nationwide.
Read the full RFP for additional information regarding the scope of work, project timeline, list of deliverables and proposal requirements.
Evaluation and Notification Timeline
- February 2, 2024 – Questions due regarding the RFP (emailed to Meghan Marklewitz, firstname.lastname@example.org). Please allow one business day for a response.
- February 16, 2024 – Proposals due to IAFC (email to email@example.com) by 8 PM ET.
- March 1, 2024– Vendors will be notified of the acceptance/rejection of their proposal.
- March 29, 2024 – Contract finalization with accepted vendor.