OEC Outreach Clips: NGA Policy Academy Addresses Governance for New Technologies, Source (November/December issue) – Mission Critical Communications (Note: The article begins on P. 8)

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) and the National Governors Association (NGA) are working together to help states address the newest challenges of interoperability and governance. On April 7, 2016, OEC and NGA officially announced the Policy Academy on Enhancing Emergency Communications Interoperability. Its mission: To address the constantly-evolving challenges of interoperability, so that when the next emergency strikes, we are fully prepared. The policy academy’s mission is not just important, it’s timely. We are at a critical juncture in addressing the challenge of interoperability because the pace of technological change has not only accelerated in recent years, it has fundamentally transformed the emergency communications landscape.  NGA Policy Academy Addresses Governance for New Technologies