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    First, this is not a sales post. This is simply a post to gain information. My company is looking to develop a fire investigation software. From our research, there are only a couple of software companies providing similar applications and they don't have mobile access and don't seem to allow for customizations. We really want to create a software that puts the control in your hands, so that you can continue providing the same type reports you are today, only in one application to help you track your investigations and keep everything moving forward. I just have a few questions for you:
    1. Do you currently use a software application designed for fire investigations?
      1. If so, can you tell me what application?
    2. If you do use an application, what would you change about it? If you don?t use an application, what would you like to see in an application if you were developing one to suit your needs?
    3. What would you consider to be a fair price for a software application if you were paying a monthly subscription per user?
    Thank you so much for your time. While I only had a few questions, please feel free to provide any additional feedback you would like to share.

    Thank you again,
    Jordon

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    Do not use one.

    You might talk to the private/ insurance people, they seem to have some developed already.

    Most people I know just use a narrative form report. To me there is just so much information to put in a report that a software program may not be the way to go.

    Plus you would need to read NFPA 921 and some how incorporate a lot of that into the software.

    Another place to ask the question is here :::;

    http://www.forumworld.com/arson-inve...ons/list.php?3




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    • #3
      Originally posted by fire5555 View Post
      Do not use one.

      You might talk to the private/ insurance people, they seem to have some developed already.

      Most people I know just use a narrative form report. To me there is just so much information to put in a report that a software program may not be the way to go.

      Plus you would need to read NFPA 921 and some how incorporate a lot of that into the software.

      Another place to ask the question is here :::;

      http://www.forumworld.com/arson-inve...ons/list.php?3
      Thank you for the information. I know there is a lot that goes into a report; however, I do believe we can create that in the application. The biggest benefit I see is accessibility. If you're out and about and get a call from an insurance agent or attorney that needs the case file quickly, you would be able to bring up the application on your mobile phone or table and send it to them before you hang up the phone.

      I'll look into NFPA 921.

      Thank you again,
      Jordon

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      • #4
        Originally posted by jordonshaw View Post

        Thank you for the information. I know there is a lot that goes into a report; however, I do believe we can create that in the application. The biggest benefit I see is accessibility. If you're out and about and get a call from an insurance agent or attorney that needs the case file quickly, you would be able to bring up the application on your mobile phone or table and send it to them before you hang up the phone.

        I'll look into NFPA 921.

        Thank you again,
        Jordon
        NOPE, on the public side, normally have to follow freedom of information rules to release and information

        Plus they can call the office and request the same thing and not have to go through me.

        If you can get with an insurance investigator, those are the ones I have seen have some neat software set ups, But in away they are geared to a different type of report, than on the public side.

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