New Guidance Released on Information Sharing Standards

September 30, 2020

The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation is pleased to release the second version of the Implementation Guidance: Information Sharing Standards for Crisis Management Mutual Aid Technology.

The purpose of this guidance is to serve as a simple guide on choosing the appropriate information sharing standard for the intended use, situational awareness or resource management, and aid in implementing the standards within existing and new systems.

The Guidance was designed to support two audiences:

  1. Public Safety Leaders – Aids in determining the appropriate standards and implementation options based on specific operational needs and requirements.
  2. Technologists/Vendors – Provides technical guidance on information sharing standards and specific workflows for technically implementing the various information sharing standards available today.

Download the guidance!

This guidance is available for download at

This effort was made possible through a partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Securityโ€™s Science and Technology Directorate (Agreement #70RSAT18CB0000041).