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Data Platform

Unlock comprehensive floodplain data.

Forerunner’s data-focused platform is designed to put the right information at your fingertips, enabling you and your whole team to plan proactively and communicate flood risk to residents more effectively.

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Leverage flood risk data and insights.

Forerunner’s dashboard consolidates datasets and maps for floodplain management, disaster recovery, and resilience planning in one place. Our platform pulls data from both public and private sources, and updates as soon as your data changes, so you can make decisions based on the most up-to-date information.

Reduce Workload

Combine datasets to minimize time spent pulling information from disparate systems.

Ensure Accuracy

Reference an accurate source of truth for all of your floodplain management workflows.

Improve Readiness

Make your data easy to use with an intuitive, fast design and a 99.9% uptime.

Secure your Data

Safeguard your data with software that employs industry best practice security standards.

Features for Data Platform

Automate FIRM data updates and custom flood map layers.

Forerunner seamlessly integrates your latest mapping data by pulling FIRMs directly from FEMA's National Flood Hazard Layer (NFHL). Our platform can also accommodate historic and non-FIRM regulatory maps, so that your teams can consolidate map layers in one place for regulation, outreach, and reporting.

Up-to-date property and parcel data to ensure accuracy.

Forerunner consolidates property and parcel data in property profiles, so that you have everything you need to get a comprehensive understanding of flood risk for a property. Our platform is built to be flexible, and we can pull data directly from Tax Assessor datasets on a recurring frequency.

Control over dashboard access to keep your data safe.

Forerunner’s roles and permissions define user access levels to keep data secure and in the right hands. Our platform allows you to manage roles directly, ensuring seamless transitions when team members join or leave.

Preserve your team's work history with our activity feed.

Manage your day-to-day work by using Forerunner to track your team’s activity. Our software makes it easy to keep track of changes to property data, communication with residents, and new notes made by team members.

Peace of mind with software focused on data security.

Forerunner's commitment to data security ensures that our partners can trust us to keep their floodplain data safe and secure. With advanced security features and regular SOC 2 compliance testing, we prioritize the protection of sensitive information and provide peace of mind to our users.

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Advanced Search Experience

Simplify the process of finding properties in your community with a reliable and comprehensive search experience. Forerunner's platform enables users to search by address, block and lot, and parcel ID. Our search results are custom-built from your community's specific data, empowering your team and residents to quickly access the property they are looking for.

Mobile app for Forerunner access while out in the field.

Forerunner's app enables your team to upload crucial information while performing inspections. The data collected using the app in the field automatically syncs to the desktop version at your office, improving collaboration and saving time. Offline mode also supports usage in low or no-service areas, which is particularly helpful post-disaster.

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City of Cape May, New Jersey
"Forerunner is the go-to place. In the past, a lot of our floodplain information was dispersed all over the office. Forerunner has really brought our floodplain management office into the 21st century and into the digital age."
Lou Belasco

Former Floodplain Administrator & Deputy City Manager for Cape May, NJ

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