Coping with Coronavirus: LMS and Virtual Training

With COVID-19 disrupting classrooms across the nation, this is a crucial time for many agencies to prepare for moving classes and other training events online. Even though the long-term scope of these disruptions is hard to predict, organizations entrusted with public safety need to ensure they can continue training operations in the face of public health emergencies or natural disasters.

2020-03-16T14:56:44-04:00March 16th, 2020|Public Safety, Readiness, Training & Equipment|

Acadis Legal Defensibility

With record-breaking legal settlements paid by public entities in recent years, there are several reasons public safety and other government organizations need to implement an enterprise-level training management system built specifically for their industry. Key among these are the needs to protect reputation and budget. While generic learning management systems designed for other types of customers may deliver some types of training effectively, one significant downside is that they are more likely to leave public safety and government organizations inadequately defended from potential lawsuits. The Acadis® Readiness Suite is designed exclusively for public safety and other high risk and liability government organizations as an enterprise-class training management system.

2020-02-26T10:02:35-05:00February 26th, 2020|Compliance Tracking, Legal, Readiness|

Norwest Invests in Envisage to Accelerate Adoption of the Leading Public Safety Technology Platform

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Norwest, a leading investment firm, today announced that it has made a growth equity investment in Envisage Technologies, LLC (Envisage), a leading SaaS provider of public safety training and compliance management systems. Norwest’s investment will help Envisage rapidly scale operations to meet increasing customer demand and […]

2020-02-19T09:11:41-05:00February 19th, 2020|General, Press Releases, Public Safety, Readiness|

An Impossible Challenge? For Corrections, Solving Complacency Starts With Culture

A worrisome issue regardless of field, the challenges inherent to employee complacency grow even more dire in the corrections industry — a field where even minor oversights can lead to serious injuries and lost lives. Worse, because it is borne from biological processes we rely on every day, there is no failsafe approach to the issue and its associated problems. By instilling a mix of cultural and procedural change, however, facilities can give themselves the best possible chance against the problem manifesting in harmful ways.

2019-07-02T13:51:35-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Corrections, Public Safety, Readiness|

How Cloud Technology Benefits First Response

With its financial savings and seemingly endless list of potential use cases, Cloud technology has become increasingly important to businesses across the private and public sectors in recent years. Though they bring a unique mix of security challenges and needs to the table, first response agencies can also benefit from the technology’s presence if they choose wisely.

2019-01-30T14:39:37-05:00January 29th, 2019|General, Readiness, Training & Equipment|

Wave of Cyberattacks Against Public Sector Agency Underscores Need for Digital Security Training

Across the country, public sector organizations have found themselves subjected to an ever-intensifying wave of financially and politically motivated cyberattacks. For responder organizations, taking preventative measures means saving money, protecting privacy, and maintaining public trust—making effective cybersecurity training for personnel a critical first step.

2018-10-31T14:55:56-04:00October 31st, 2018|General, Homeland Security, Homeland Security, Readiness|

Why Upscaling EMS Organizations Need Cloud-Based Training Tools

With an abundance of jobs and an increasingly optimistic outlook, the EMS industry’s growth shows no signs of slowing. In fact, most projections have this growth continuing into the mid-2020s. As the industry grapples with the ups and downs of protracted growth, cloud-based training management tools will prove an increasingly useful ally for the growing size and complexity of your organization.

2018-10-18T11:20:28-04:00October 18th, 2018|EMS, General, Readiness, Training & Equipment|