Upcoming Live Webinars

Contrail Training Series

Our live webinars cover topics about flood prediction, data analysis, decision support, and the management, dissemination, and communication of alerts, as well as precipitation processes.

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Training for Contrail® Administrators

OneRain is pleased to offer FREE monthly web-based training sessions to our valued customers! Each live session is aimed at new or experienced Contrail Administrators who want to refresh or expand their knowledge of the software and how to manage and understand their hydrologic and hydrometeorologic data from an operational perspective.

Don’t forget—all of our live online training sessions provide a great chance to ask any questions you might have. These sessions also provide the opportunity to learn about any recent updates and enhancements to the software and technologies.

Estimated duration is 45 minutes to 1 hour. See schedule and topics and fill in the Webinar Registration Form below.

Schedule and Topics

Check back often!  Our training schedule and topics below may change from time to time due to the introduction of new features, holidays, or other conflicts. Select topic to view more information.

10:00 a.m. Pacific

11:00 a.m. Mountain

Noon Central

1:00 p.m. Eastern

Monthly Contrail Training Series Live Webinars:

Jan 17, 2019: Contrail® Administrator Basics – Part I

In this training session, we’ll be exploring the various components of Contrail’s Administrator module. We’ll do a high level overview of core configuration options and how features are set up and used. Some of the key areas that will be covered include:

  • Sensors
  • Contacts and Groups for Alarm Deliveries
  • Alarm rules and concepts
  • Input and Output Systems
  • Views used to group sites together
  • Data Activity and Logs
  • Reports
  • Web Administration
  • Setting up User Accounts
  • Data Exchange
Feb 21, 2019: Contrail® Administrator Basics – Part II

During this Part II session, we’ll dig a little deeper into Contrail’s core configuration options. You’ll learn how to define and add sites in Contrail Administration module and how you can enable Contrail’s Data Agents to actively retrieve—automatically and periodically—web-resident data sources such as USGS, NWIS, METAR, HADS, TIDES and others.

During this training, you will learn how to:

  • Add, configure and enable data collection from sites such as USGS, METAR, and HADS
  • How to manage Views—what sites are grouped and displayed with Contrail’s mapping and lists features
  • How to define thresholds
Mar 21, 2019: Decision Support: Creating Custom Dashboards and Real-time Widgets

One of the best parts about Contrail Dashboards is the ability to visually bring into focus, specific datasets that are important indicators for your operations and decision-making. You can gather a variety of related datasets (Widgets) to use on your Contrail Dashboard pages, so that all the data are available together in a single context. With Contrail Dashboards you can present the data that matter most to you to help in your day-to-day decisions, or even create a Dashboard “on-the-fly” during an extreme storm event so that you can track and monitor specific sites that may be of particular interest.

During this training session, we’ll show examples and give you lots of ideas to help you get started in creating your own Dashboard pages. We’ll look at some typical examples and show you:

  • How to create custom dashboard pages that contain an arrangement of one or more Widget types
  • How you display each Dashboard in the Administration environment only, or share a Dashboard with your general users
  • How to turn on or off Dashboard displays
  • How to edit, preview, copy or delete defined Dashboards
  • How to arrange, edit, copy or delete Widgets from within a Dashboard

Training Extra! Additional Live Webinars Scheduled:

Additional training webinars beyond our regular monthly schedule are posted here. Check back soon!

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