State of Michigan Restricts Out-of-State Law Enforcement Training to Include Only Nationally Certified Courses

The State of Michigan recently announced that they will only accept out-of-state training for law enforcement officers that has been credentialed by the National Certification Program (NCP). The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) launched the NCP, created with the primary goal of improving the quality of training provided to law enforcement officers.

Envisage Launches Premium Services Option to FirstForward® Training Network in the Form of FirstForward PRO

Envisage Technologies, creators of FirstForward®—the training network built exclusively for first responders—announced today that they have begun offering a premium service to the existing FirstForward framework.

Envisage Collaborates with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Drive Donations

Envisage Technologies is proud to announce their collaboration with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. From April 15-30, 2016, Envisage will donate $1 to NFFF for every fire and rescue signup at the professional first responder training network, FirstForward®.

An innovative approach to 508 compliance enhances the accessibility of the Acadis® Readiness Suite

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires federal agencies to make electronic and information technology accessible for people with disabilities. Though most computer applications are not designed with disabled users in mind, the Acadis Readiness Suite has made compliance one of its highest priorities.

2017-05-30T10:33:39+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Compliance Tracking, Federal, Legal, Product News, Training & Equipment|

Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Chooses the Acadis® Readiness Suite to Modernize Certification Management

BLOOMINGTON, IN, January 16, 2014 — Envisage Technologies, a Bloomington, Indiana-based high-technology firm, announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Based on evaluation of competitive bids, Colorado POST chose the Acadis® Readiness Suite to replace its legacy system with a […]

2017-05-30T10:33:49+00:00 January 17th, 2014|Product News|

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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Product News|