e-ISuite is the next generation version of I-Suite and when fully implemented will replace the current I-Suite Application. The e-ISuite system is a web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer) enabled I-Suite application for use at the Incident Command Post (ICP) and in agency offices to manage emergency incidents and planned events. The use of e-ISuite at the ICP will be very similar to the current I-Suite application. e-ISuite used in agency offices will bring most of the current I-Suite capabilities to a person connected to the agency network via a web browser. At that level, it can be used for activities such as initial attack (IA), Type 3, 4 and 5 incidents,
ABCD Miscellaneous fires and generating invoices for casual hires supporting activities like training, dispatch, and cache work. e-ISuite software will not need to be installed on the user’s computer. No software licenses are required to use e-ISuite. A web browser is all each user will need to run the application.
There are two areas of use for the e-ISuite system:
- e-ISuite Enterprise System
- e-ISuite Remote Incident Site
The e-ISuite Enterprise System will be hosted on the USFS Fire and Aviation Management
National Enterprise Support System (NESS) General Support System (GSS) at the National
Information Technology Center (NITC), Kansas City, MO and will support all incidents at an
The e-ISuite Remote Incident version will be hosted on a server at an incident site. When a
connection to the Internet is available, data can be transferred to and from the e-ISuite Enterprise
System. When a connection to the Internet is not available, data can be transferred to a portable
media device, which can then be taken to a computer with an Internet connection and transferred
to and downloaded from the e-ISuite Enterprise System.