Fire Service Forecast: Data-Driven Decision Making

In the movie “Money Ball,” Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane uses statistical information to create a winning baseball team. You can do the same with your fire department, company, or just about any organization.

“Where is the fire industry headed?” and “When will it turn around?” are the two most common questions I hear from those in the fire industry trying to navigate through these difficult times. No one knows for sure, but there are a lot of industry data we can use to help answer these challenging questions. Read More.

This article originally appeared in Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, Dec, 2013.