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This week’s interview
Nathen Harvey on Opscode’s “Incidend Command System Workshop”
What is ICS in a nutshell?
The Incident Command System (ICS) Is a flexible, scalable system that provides a common framework for providing emergency response and managing resources for incidents. Developed in the 1970s in response to massive wildfires in California, ICS is the standard, battle tested system used throughout the U.S. fire service.
Whom are you targeting with your workshop?
Operations, developers, R&D, engineering and executives engaged in emergency response for service affecting incidents.
What requirements do you need to meet in order to attend?
What will attendees learn during your workshop?
Workshop will provide an overview of ICS, description of ICS positions/roles and case studies.
Can you explain what role Chef plays in ICS?
Chef and ICS both provide standardized and flexible systems for elegantly enabling massively scalable operations.
How can people learn more about ICS best practices?
FEMA's website is a great place to start!
ICS Workshop blog post.Register for the ICS Workshop here.
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