What is the purpose of your detection system? That's the all-important question you need to ask before you decide which type of detection system might provide the best protection, says Wayne Moore in "Cart Before the Horse?" in the latest issue of NFPA Journal. Installing any detection system without thinking through the end result can lead to costly failures, so having a clear sense of your goal will help you determine the right detection solution, as well as the optimal application and operation of that system. Want more information? Read Wayne's column in the November/December issue of Journal.