In addition to providing GIS mapping software, Esri Corporation has become a big data provider of demographic information about America and its populations and institutions. Esri can provide its advanced data for Citygate and The Omega Group to analyze the correlations of underlying socio-economic factors driving EMS incident demand. Since 1969, Esri has helped organizations map and model their world. Esri’s location analytics technology allows users to effectively manage and analyze geographic information so they can make better decisions. Esri offers flexible, customizable, and easy-to-use location solutions that deploy across desktops, enterprise systems, web browsers, and mobile devices. Esri’s experienced staff and extensive network of business partners and international distributors support these solutions. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world’s mapping and location analysis. Esri software is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide, including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, more than 24,000 state and local governments worldwide, and many others in dozens of industries.
The Omega Group
The Omega Group, a subsidiary of TriTech Software Systems, Inc., was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Diego. The Omega Group is a nationally recognized public safety and law enforcement mapping analytic and tactical software solution provider to public safety organizations, municipalities, and school districts. It has served as an exclusive partner of Citygate since 2006. The Omega Group provides precision data and response modeling services with Citygate for GIS-based analysis of department, station, and unit coverage and gaps in service. For over 15 years, The Omega Group has developed and applied response modeling techniques using GIS for fire and EMS departments across the US to become the foremost authority in GIS-based response modeling services. Since the company’s inception, it has been honored to have worked with over 500 public safety agencies, which have leveraged two flagship solutions: CrimeView™ and FireView™. FireView is the answer for fire and EMS departments providing reporting, mapping, and analysis of incident data in an easy-to-use interface. The solution provides tactical monitoring of responses to all EMS and fire calls. In addition, FireView provides strategic planning and management capabilities also available in a web-based dashboard for pushing information to managers and partner agencies.
StatsFD – Animated Data Inc.
Animated Data Inc. publishes StatsFD (formerly NFIRS 5 Alive). Using standard CAD and incident records management datasets, StatsFD quickly performs diagnostic analysis of fire and EMS operations. Animated Data has been an exclusive consulting partner of Citygate since 2001.
Veregy offers a complete set of management consulting services over a broad range of specialties that are proven to drive success during all phases of a project, from analysis and strategy to implementation and support. Veregy works with its clients to select service packages that are appropriately tailored to reflect their unique business objectives and create actionable plans to meet those goals. Veregy strives to provide quality solutions and tangible results through commitment to every client’s success.
Bartel Associates, Pension Actuaries
Bartel Associates, LLC was established to provide quality and cost-effective actuarial consulting services to public agencies. With over 400 GASB 45 studies completed, including GASB 45 studies for approximately 400 California cities, counties, and special districts, Bartel is an expert in this field. Bartel also provides actuarial valuation, consulting, and advisory services to large and small retirement systems, including consulting services for agencies participating in CalPERS. John Bartel was a member of the special task force that assisted the Governmental Accounting Standards Board in drafting Statement No. 45, as well as the advisory task force that revised GASB 45. Bartel Associates was established in 2003, with an office currently located in San Mateo, California. Bartel’s staff includes many actuaries that are Fellows or Associates of the Society of Actuaries, Members of the American Academy of Actuaries, Enrolled Actuaries, and Fellows of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries.
RM Architecture is a full-service sole proprietor architectural firm offering programming, design, and construction administration and construction management services. Located in Irvine, California, RM Architecture was established to provide quality designs and personal client attention. The firm has a background in providing programming, feasibility studies, construction documentation, and design services on both large- and small-scale projects. The firm philosophy and commitment is to develop strong relationships and to deliver quality designs.
Comm Center Solutions
Recognizing a void in public safety 9-1-1 professional consultants and specialists, Comm Center Solutions was formed by Danita Crombach and Lynn Freeman as an all-inclusive consulting agency to address any and all issues in public safety communications centers. Specializing in providing public safety agencies with an array of services to meet the increasing challenges in today’s public safety communications, Comm Center Solutions’ expertise includes personnel issues, operations, staffing, investigations, incident reconstruction, quality assurance, Next Generation 9-1-1, and project management. Comm Center Solutions offers balanced, insightful, and tested solutions for 9-1-1 challenges. With over 70 years of combined service in dispatch centers, Comm Center Solutions’ experience is unmatched.