Public safety organizations everywhere are trying to reduce training related costs. As technology advances, new options become available. A growing trend is to have students take some eLearning component before they arrive for classroom training. This allows students to get started on the basics as soon as they enroll, reduces […]
Imports can be intimidating. They require knowledge of data from the old system, the fields where the data should go in the new system, and what to do when data is missing or in the wrong format. If it weren’t for getting so much data in the system quickly, customers […]
Budget reductions, grant funding running out and sequestration are common topics for our customers. Each group is looking for ways to maintain their readiness with fewer dollars. Many are turning to online training as a way to reduce classroom rental, student travel/lodging and instructor […]
Training budgets are getting smaller. Fewer training classes are offered during the year and filling every seat is an important part of making training dollars stretch. The staff having to manage training enrollments have more tasks to accomplish with fewer people. Life (and court testimony) happens, making cancellations and new […]
A few weeks ago we demonstrated the traceability matrix, which allows you to match learning objectives on a class curriculum and a class test. The feedback was very positive. During our user group feature demonstrations, many of you shared how this is currently being done without the feature and “painful” is […]
How many people are we tracking? What does a paper file for that many people cost including filing cabinets and space rental?
How many classes do we put on a year do we put on at the academy? How many in-service events are reported from the field each year? How many […]
Here at Envisage, we know that the software we write has a direct impact on the world, but some days it comes a little closer to home than others. That happened today as I was reading our helpdesk traffic from the past month.
Earlier this month, one of our project consultants […]