Introduction to Disaster Management Interoperability Services (DMIS by kmb15358

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									Introduction to Disaster Management
  Interoperability Services (DMIS)




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                             Brief History
                          Responders’ Needs

   “The systems we have can’t talk to each
    other”
   “Most of us don’t have budgets for
    software”
   Per executive-level course at NFA
       Common operating picture at ICP and EOC
       Incident documentation
       Media relations



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                                    Brief History
                               Responders’ Information
                                     Problems
          City “A”
                                                                City “B”
Emergency
Operations                                              Emergency
 Center    Emergency           Organization to           Manager
            Manager
                                 organization
                               interoperability
                                  tends to be
                                   inefficient     Emergency
                                                   Operations
                                                    Center
                                   Civil Support
                                    Team “A”



            “Pass the rumor                          FAX
           telephone chaos.”                        hassles

                                                        “Grease pencil and
                                                             acetate”

   “Same room
    syndrome”
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                              Brief History
                           Responder’s Vision
• Leverage technology to gain efficiency
• Develop a national emergency information interoperability service
  enabling horizontal and vertical data sharing



      Nation



      Region


       State
                          EOC             EOC



      Local                     ICP


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                                  Description
   Open Platform for Emergency Networks (OPEN) – an
    interoperability backbone that lets systems “talk to each
    other”
       Nationally scalable and secure
       Gives responders freedom to choose software that best suits
        their needs
       Provides access to common services supporting basic
        automated tools
   DMIS Tools - basic automated tools
       CAP Alert Messages
       Tactical information exchange
       Mapping
       Private Messaging

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             NIMS Concepts and Principles

   CAP Compliant
   OPEN Ready
   Other approved messaging standards
       EDXL-DE
       EDXL-HAVE
       EDXL-RM




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             What is a COG?
   An agency or group who needs to:
       Coordinate actions
       Share information based on accepted standards
       Collaborate within the common operating picture
   Eligible to register for DMIS
       Local emergency management
       Fire departments
       Police departments
       Emergency medical services
       School systems
       Hospitals/Medical systems
       Public health departments
       State Agencies
       Federal agencies
       Military
       Tribal
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                                  Registering for a New COG
   Register at www.disasterhelp.gov
       Select “Disaster Management,”
       “DMIS Tools,”
       “Step 4 register for a COG,
        Registration Form.” C
       omplete / submit form.

   Be patient for 1 to 2 weeks while DMIS:
       Verifies your eligibility
       Creates your COG in DMIS
        database
       Creates your initial COG
        Administrator id/password
       Tests COG and id/password
       Emails information to get started




                                                              8
DMIS Initial Configuration




                             9
DMIS Initial Startup




                       10
DMIS Login




             11
DMIS Startup




               12
        Session Conclusion




Questions?




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                       Session Conclusion
Please contact the training and
outreach team if you require
future assistance.
Contact Information:
Tom Ferrentino
tom.ferrentino@eyestreet.com
(716) 913-4453


Rick Hauschildt
rick@eyestreet.com
(703) 201-2609                              14
DMIS COG Administrator Course

     DMIS Web Services Release 2.3




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                    Common Administrator
                      (Responsibilities)

                           As an Administrator you
                            will:
                               Modify Desktop Settings
                               Configure computers for
                                COGs
                               Create and maintain
                                Operator accounts
                               Create roles and privileges
                                in Operator accounts
                               Set and change passwords
“Leading the Way”              Deactivate Operators
                               Run administrative reports

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                    Desktop Settings

   Desktop Settings
       Start up
       Time Zone
       Desktop
       Network




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Desktop Settings




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                   Setting COG Configuration




Access the COG Configuration screen from the DMI-Services drop-down
                         menu by selecting:
         DMI-Services ► Administration ► COG Configuration



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The COG Profile




                  20
  Operator Profiles
(Add a New Operator)




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                                                     Operator Profiles
                                                   (Add a New Operator)
1. Select Operator Profile from Administration menu.

2. Click New button or select New from File menu.

3. Enter name, address of operator in appropriate fields.

4. Assign Operator ID per strong password guidelines.

5. Enter contact information via Add button; use drop down
menu for Type and Value (number).

6. Assign privileges to the operator.

7. To allow access to sensitive data, select Sensitive Data
Access for TIE.

8. To make COG POC, select Display as Point of Contact;
may have multiple POCs.

9. To activate, select Operator Activated checkbox.

10. Select Save from File menu, or click Save button.

11. To close, select Exit from File menu or click Close
button.



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                      Operator Profiles
               (Assigning Roles and Privileges)




To assign a role to an operator:
1. Make sure correct operator is selected in list of operators in left
   pane.
2. Select radio button that corresponds to appropriate role for
   application.
3. Select radio button corresponds to appropriate role for sub-
   application (if available). Roles/Privileges list is a hierarchy. You
   must assign role to higher application level before selecting
   roles at sub-application level.                                         23
                                         Operator Profiles
                                    (Modify an Operator Profile)

1.   Select Operator Profile from Admin menu.
2.   Select name of Operator profile to edit.
3.   Modify data as necessary in fields provided.
4.   If Operator is COG POC, select Display as
     COG Point-Of-Contact checkbox.
5.   Select Save on File menu or click Save icon.
6.   If you fail to save changes, Confirm Operator
     Selection message opens.
7.   Click Yes to disregard changes; No to reverse
     changes; Cancel to return to Operator Profile.




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                                                       Operator Profile
                                          (Changing a Users Password)
Change users password using Operator Profile screen.
Recommend new passwords at least every 90 days.

DMIS uses strong passwords per DHS security policy.

Passwords must be:
- minimum of 9 characters, maximum of 20 characters;
-1 upper case, 1 numeric, and 1 special character.

Passwords cannot:
- consist solely of periods, spaces or @ sign;
- cannot have leading or trailing periods or spaces.

Jomyrg1%n is an example of a valid strong password.

The following special characters cannot be used:
A leading space
A trailing space
#
,
“
\
<
>
;
Note: New password may not be active immediately. If
new password is not active after 10 minutes, please notify
DM help desk at 1- (888) 333-9473 .
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      Operator Profiles
    (Deactivate an Operator)




.




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Generating Administrative
         Reports




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          Questions?


Tom Ferrentino
Outreach and Training
Tom.Ferrentino@eyestreet.com
(716) 913-4453
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