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Forerunner Blog
A collection of stories from our team and insights from our users.
Lessons from the 2023 ASFPM Conference
Last week, the Forerunner team had the incredible opportunity to attend the ASFPM conference in Raleigh, NC. We gained valuable insights, connected with our community partners, and left with several takeaways for the future.
May 23, 2023
Webinar Recap - Floodplain Management Collaboration: Insights from Monmouth County, NJ
Joe Barris, Director of Planning, Transportation, and Community Services in Monmouth County, NJ, shared his best practices in municipality-county collaboration.
May 23, 2023
Trying to understand New Jersey’s new flood disclosure laws? We can help.
In March, New Jersey enacted one of the country’s strictest flood risk disclosure laws. Learn more about what this means and how it may impact your community.
April 24, 2023
Data-Driven Floodplain Management and Regulation in the City of Clearwater
This week, we had the opportunity to attend Florida Floodplain Management Association’s Annual Conference and present on data driven floodplain management alongside Sarah Kessler, CRS Coordinator and MS4 Coordinator for Clearwater, FL. 
April 14, 2023
Webinar: Leveraging Hazard Event Data to Improve Risk Reduction and Recovery Outcomes
Jack Krolikowski from the State of Georgia joined Forerunner to share his thoughts on how data can be utilized for future planning and mitigation efforts.
April 4, 2023
Achieving CRS Class 5: Learning from Leon County, FL
Learn how Leon County, FL advanced to CRS class 5, earned the designation as the first #HurricaneStrong community, and creates a culture of innovation.
March 14, 2023
Forerunner is a 2023 GovTech 100 Company!
Forerunner was added for the first time to Government Technology's list of 100 companies driving innovation in the government sector.
January 4, 2023
Our Learnings from the 2022 Annual SE Regional Climate Leadership Summit (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Forerunner's key takeaways from the 14th Annual Southeast Regional Climate Leadership Summit in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
January 4, 2023
Regulation and Recovery in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ian
Insight gained from Forerunner's partner communities about permitting, regulatory enforcement, and the path to recovery.
October 3, 2022
Impacted by Hurricane Ian? Here’s how Forerunner can help.
Our team built some features to support our partners impacted by Hurricane Ian in their post-disaster recovery work.
September 30, 2022
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

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