SAFECOM Interoperability Continuum

The Interoperability Continuum is a tool designed to aid the emergency response community and local, tribal, state, and Federal policy makers and ensure they address critical elements for success as they plan and implement interoperability solutions. These elements include governance, standard operating procedures, technology, training and exercises, and usage of interoperable communications. This tool was established to depict the core facets of interoperability according to the stated needs and challenges of the emergency response community. The Interoperability Continuum will aid emergency response practitioners and policy makers in their short- and long-term interoperability efforts.