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Edit an Incident Objective

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During an incident, you can update objectives to adjust details, clarify the workload, change the status, or otherwise make changes to keep everyone informed about the task. 

To update an objective
  1. On the Home page, point to Response and click Incidents. The list of incidents opens.

  2. Locate the incident in the list and, on that row, click View. The Incident Dashboard opens.

  3. Click the Objectives tab.

  4. On the left, in the list of objectives, click the objective you want to edit. The objective opens.

  5. Click Update. The Update Objective window opens.

  6. If necessary, click Show more details.

  7. Take any of these actions.


    If you want to…



    Change the name and/or description,

    In the Objective and/or Description field, enter or edit the information for this objective.

    Assign the objective to someone else,

    In the Assigned to list, click the ICS Chart position or Incident Level.

    Change the priority,

    In the Priority list, click High, Medium, or Low to indicate the urgency with which you want the objective completed.

    Change the operational period,

    In the Operational Period list, click Immediate, Intermediate, Extended, or Recovery to indicate the period in which you want the objective completed.

    Update the status,

    In the Status list, click Not Started, In Progress - Normal, In Progress - Exception, Completed, or Not Applicable to indicate the current status of the objective.

    Add notes or other information, In the Comment field, enter relevant information about the objective. 
  8. Click OK.

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