A fire and rescue service that delivers excellence to the public by maximising the value of good quality and reliable data. It uses data to inform its key activities, contributing to a reduction in risk and improvements in community safety. Using insights from data, it makes evidence-based decisions, unlocking improved accessible ways of working and enabling employees to work effectively.
One whose senior leaders are accountable for the strategic approach the service takes to data management. Either independently or in collaboration, it establishes and invests in a data capability giving it the right technical skills and expertise, proportionate to the needs of the service.
Its approach to managing data is one that is ethical and brings about consistency. When it collects and receives data and maintains records, it does so in a secure, accurate, complete and auditable way which is proportionate to the service. Collaborating where appropriate, it shares data with the right people at the right time, providing data submissions and requests for data in a timely manner.
It has appropriate information and data governance in place to provide assurance of its data management practices, enabling it to comply with relevant legislation.
It stays informed of industry developments and emerging technologies and trends, enabling it to embrace innovation. As part of evaluating all that it does, it draws intelligence from data analysis to drive organisational learning and development. It maximises the value of its data by contributing to continued improvement at local, regional and national levels.