The SimplyCast Blueprints module allows for managers to manage information regarding assets pertaining to an emergency event or incident. Acting essentially like a relational database system, Blueprint entities are used as templates to create records that can appear on SimplyCast's Map interface or be used separately. Managers can look at the map and see the information they need to know at a glance.
With Blueprints, it is essential to plan out your actions beforehand in order to maximize your success and make sure you are being efficient with the system. It is also necessary to have prior knowledge of the particular attributes that go into creating an entity to be sure the records you create using the it contain all the information emergency managers need to know during an event.
The Map feature can also be used to target a particular geographical area to send alerts and other communications. The map can be overlaid with information from the common operating picture, such as the location of any personnel in the field or the sites of all health centers and other emergency departments. Information about the status of each facility can be added to the map as well and it will continue to update automatically as soon as new information is available.
In this comprehensive user guide, you will be walked through each and every component of Blueprints and Maps to ensure you are well educated on all the available tools and features they offer.
This guide includes how to:
- Create a Blueprint entity and record
- Configure all the settings of a Blueprint report
- View a comprehensive breakdown of the Map interface