IFTDSS - Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System User Survey
We want to hear from you so we can build the best possible version of IFTDSS. This short survey will only take a few minutes and your input will provide valuable information for us. Your answers are anonymous but if you'd like to tell us who you are you can put that in the comments at the end.

Please feel free to provide additional comments on any of the questions and/or at the end.

Thanks for providing feedback! We will share some of the results so you can see what your colleagues are saying about IFTDSS.

1) How closely do you agree or disagree with the following statements about IFTDSS
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neither Agree/Disagree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
IFTDSS helps me perform my job duties
IFTDSS utilizes appropriate data sets for fuels planning
IFTDSS provides accurate information and model results
IFTDSS is reliable in terms of system availability
IFTDSS is easy to navigate
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2) Rank how useful each part of IFTDSS is to you and your current job. Please provide any comment on how you would like to see any of these items improved to make them more useful.
Do Not Use this Feature
Very Useful
Somewhat Useful
Neither Useful/Not Useful
Minimally Useful
Not Useful at All
Landscape Editing
Map Studio
Strategic Planning (Develop Treatment Alternatives)
Fire Behavior Modeling (Playground)
Download Landfire Data
Download Modeling Outputs
Summary Reports (LCP, Fire Behavior)
Auto 97th Reports
FTEM
Online Help Center
User Support Forum
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3) When you log into IFTDSS how often do you perform each of the following tasks?
Always
Sometimes
Never
Prescribed Fire Planning (ie. prescription development, burn plan preparation etc)
Comparing Fuels Treatments
Prioritizing Fuels Treatments
NEPA Analysis (ie. specialist reports, fire behavior analysis)
FTEM (Fuels Treatment Effectiveness Monitoring)
Viewing and/or Editing Landfire Data
Basic Landscape Fire Behavior Modeling for various projects
Map and Data Viewing
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4) How useful would you find the following if we were able to add them to future versions of IFTDSS?
Very Useful -
Somewhat Useful
Neither Useful/Not Useful
Minimally Useful
Not Useful at All
Burn Probability Modeling
FLAMMAP Minimum Travel Time (MTT)/Short Term Fire Behavior
FARSITE/Near Term Fire Behavior
Wildfire Risk Assessment workflow
Smoke modeling for emissions
Smoke modeling for dispersion/transport
Prescription Development - comparing weather/fire behavior for burn plans
Fire Effects Functionality (FOFEM, FFI, WFAT etc)
Shared Workspaces/Project Sharing
Enhanced Mapping Functionality
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5) How often do you use or think you would use the following features when you are looking for help in IFTDSS
Always
Sometimes
Never
Information Panel to the right hand side of the screen
Pop-up Tips (clickable question mark symbol)
Help Center
Tutorial (example scenario step-by-step)
Watch Short Video
Printed/PDF of Help Topic
Post Message on User Forum
Submit Technical Support Ticket
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6) Would you like to get more in-depth information or training on IFTDSS? If yes, complete the next question.
What format do you think is most useful for gaining more in-depth information or training on IFTDSS?
Very Useful
Somewhat Useful
Neither Useful/Not Useful
Minimally Useful
Not Useful at All
In Person Workshop - Full Day
Virtual Workshop - Full Day, online
Virtual Workshop - Half Day, online
Online Course, short (1-3 hours)
Online Course, long (4-8 hours)
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7) How familiar are you with GIS?
Beginner: I have little or no experience with GIS
Advanced: I am an expert GIS User (ie. I use it in my job frequently)
8) How familiar are you with Fire Behavior Modeling?
Beginner: I have little or no experience with fire behavior modeling
Advanced: I understand and run fire behavior models regularly
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9)What role or position do you hold?
Other:
Your answer
10) Who do you work for?
Other:
Your answer
11) How many years experience do you have working in fire/fuels management
Please provide any general comments/feedback/suggestions regarding your use of IFTDSS
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Tell us who you are and provide your name and email address if you would like to continue the conversation about the development of IFTDSS
Your answer
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