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Forerunner Blog
A collection of stories from our team and insights from our users.
Meet the Team: Austin Ross!
Take some time to learn about Austin: a software engineer and video game enthusiast from Texas!
August 5, 2022
Community Conversations: Climate Resilience and Adaptation in Maine with Antonia Sohns
Antonia Sohns took some time to talk about her work as a Climate Change Resiliency Specialist in Portland, ME!
June 24, 2022
Webinar: RR 2.0 & Mitigation Planning in New Orleans
Austin Feldbaum joined us from New Orleans to speak about how RR 2.0 disproportionately impacts the city's residents and the affordability of flood insurance.
June 16, 2022
Engineers' Corner: Breaking Down How Forerunner's Features Are Built
Hear from our engineers and what they enjoyed about building some of the features that our customers use today!
June 8, 2022
ASFPM Conference 2022: Floodplain Management 101 from a Product Manager
Forerunner Product Manager, Lucy, attended ASFPM and shares what she learned during the week.
June 2, 2022
Meet the Team: Elliot Young!
Get to know Elliot, a software engineer on the Forerunner team!
May 20, 2022
Community Rating System (CRS) Recertification Checklist
We have compiled a task list and other CRS-related resources to help equip CRS Coordinators with the tools and knowledge they need to prep for recertification.
May 13, 2022
LFMA Annual Conference 2022: The Future of Green Infrastucture Projects and the Impacts of RR 2.0 in Louisiana
What we learned about floodplain management and hazard mitigation projects at the LFMA Annual Conference.
May 5, 2022
Meet the team: Liz Russell!
Take a minute to get to know Forerunner's Senior Customer Success Manager, Liz Russell!
April 14, 2022
Floodplain Terminology: What You Need to Know
We have compiled a list of important terms to know when learning (or refreshing your knowledge) about floodplain management!
April 4, 2022
TFMA Annual Conference 2022: Promoting Advocacy in Floodplain Management
Our team spent the week in Houston learning about developments, updates, and projects in Texas' local and state floodplain management planning.
March 18, 2022
Webinar: Floodplain Remapping in Tangipahoa Parish
We spoke with Nic Leblanc to discuss the benefits and costs of floodplain remapping using case studies in Tangipahoa Parish!
March 3, 2022
Resources for CFM Studying
We compiled a list of resources for individuals studying for ASFPM's Certified Floodplain Manager exam!
February 28, 2022
Elevation Certificates: Common Errors and Challenges
One of our newest features, Elevation Certificate Error Detection, has taught us a lot about common EC issues. Read to learn more about our product research and findings.
February 16, 2022
Meet the team: Sophia Clavel!
Meet Sophia Clavel, our resident linocutting enthusiast, who works with prospective partner communities to identify ways that Forerunner can support their work!
January 30, 2022
Webinar: Elevation Certificate Best Practices + Common Errors
Tune into our discussion with Al Lawson of Harris County Texas about Elevation Certificates! We chat about common pain points, potential solutions, and how our research informed the development of Forerunner's new EC Error Detection feature.
November 8, 2021

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