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Forecasting Your Readiness

Emergencies are the norm for our customers.  Preparation can be the difference between a disaster being mitigated or aggravated.

Several related features were completed this week that make preparation easier.  They are being grouped under a new module called Forecasting.   The long term vision for Forecasting is to allow you […]

2017-06-19T15:30:35-04:00September 30th, 2013|Product News|

Filters in the Student List

Sometimes you want to know which students had a retest or a waived exam — maybe they aren’t eligible for any awards. Sometimes you need to know who hasn’t taken an exam — maybe you need to determine how big a classroom you need for the remaining students. […]

2017-06-19T15:30:01-04:00September 5th, 2013|Product News|

Inspirational Math?

Inspiration comes from many sources. The inspiration for this week’s highlighted feature came from another piece of software called DragonBox. Seeing a nine year old with no previous exposure learn enough algebra in an hour to solve complex equations, inspired our […]

2017-06-19T15:30:16-04:00July 17th, 2013|Product News|

Performance reports debut in the portal

Performance appraisal, performance report, performance evaluation, conduct and performance report, employee appraisal, career development report…there are lots of different names to describe evaluating an employee’s work performance.

Careful monitoring and evaluation of new employees is an important part of many field training programs (FTOs) and is even Congressionally-mandated in […]

2017-06-19T15:30:20-04:00July 10th, 2013|Product News|

Achieving better feedback in observed tests

Feedback loops are critical in improvement. Giving students grades allows them to understand how they did on the overall test, but that may not provide enough information to help the student improve. Acadis has many features in written/online exams to help instructors and students know what questions and […]

2017-06-19T15:30:21-04:00June 20th, 2013|Product News|

Real time monitoring of student departures

Recruiting, qualifying, training and the first year of salary for new recruits is a large expense. Different sources list the cost between $70,000 and $120,000 for turning law enforcement students into officers. With this level of investment, training academies and departments want to understand why students leave training. […]

2017-06-19T15:30:24-04:00June 14th, 2013|Product News|

Taking compliance to the next level

What happens if your instructor isn’t certified at the time of instruction? In the case of law enforcement officer training, it could mean that all citations and arrests issued by officers taught by the uncertified instructor are considered invalid.

This week’s highlighted feature is intended to free your mind from […]

2017-06-19T15:30:26-04:00May 28th, 2013|Product News|

Smiles and frowns to change behavior

This week saw the introduction of the new employment import. It is pretty cool and you will probably want to join a demo to see it, but it isn’t the most awesome feature of the week. The coolest feature is one that customers will never see. It […]

2017-06-19T15:30:28-04:00May 9th, 2013|Product News|

Love Me Transfer, Love Me True, All My Dreams Fulfilled

It isn’t too often our customer care team gets the offer of Elvis cupcakes for a feature that is developed, but when it happens, we know that the feature will be well-loved.

Cupcake with Marzipan Elvis The new transfer student test grades has […]

2017-06-19T15:30:31-04:00May 1st, 2013|Product News|

Location. Location. Location.

While location is often discussed in real estate,  this week the highlighted features are all about location.

Circle that says, "You are here." This week’s features help students and instructors figure out where they need to be.

In the portal, people searching for […]

2017-06-19T15:30:33-04:00April 25th, 2013|Product News|