Bloomington, IN – October 13, 2008 – ENVISAGE Technologies announced today that the Custom and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security, has issued the company a contract modification to acquire six (6) licenses of the Acadis Readiness Suite™.
CBP will utilize the Acadis Readiness Suite including the Training Management System, Automated Scheduling, Automated Testing, Qualification/Certification Management and Reporting modules to modernize key aspects of its law enforcement training operations. The Suite will be implemented at CBP training academies located in Glynco, GA; Artesia, NM; Harper’s Ferry, WV; Charleston, SC; Front Royal, VA and El Paso, TX.
With this acquisition CBP, will upgrade the legacy Academy Class Management System (ACMS) with a modern enterprise platform designed to increase training throughput by automating key aspects of academy operations. Acadis will enable the integration of CBP’s critical, high-liability training into a comprehensive, legally defensible, enterprise solution.
“Since 9/11 our academies have seen significant increases in training demands,” stated Meka Seawright, Chief of the Technology Resource Branch for the Office of Training Development. “To meet these escalating needs, we have implemented a strategy to identify critical training bottlenecks early and apply technology where appropriate to alleviate resource constraints. As a result, our training academies have been able to keep pace with skyrocketing demands and continue to provide world-class training to all of our agents.”
“CBP has been a true thought leader in the application of technology and standardization to increase training throughput.” stated Ari Vidali, ENVISAGE CEO “ they pioneered internet technology for Law Enforcement training, back in the 90s ” “With this acquisition, CBP is taking its enterprise strategy to the next level. They are ensuring that the academies will be able to continue to meet the significant training demands and resource challenges well into the future.”
Customs and Border Protection
CBP is one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of theU.S.It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds ofU.S.regulations, including immigration and drug laws.
About the Acadis Readiness SuiteTM
Acadis™ is an enterprise software application that automates the management of complex, high-risk training environments such as law enforcement, emergency management, homeland security and the military. The modular system architecture allows training organizations to customize the software by implementing modules as needed, including Automated Scheduling, Registration Management, Housing/Barracks Management, Certification Compliance Tracking, Automated Testing, and Document Management. The optional Acadis Portal Framework allows decentralization of In-service training reporting, class registration, and instructor availability.
ENVISAGE is a recognized leader in first responder training modernization and automation. For over a decade, we have assisted numerous premier Federal and State law enforcement training organizations within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Military, and Public Safety training organizations with modernization and enterprise software. Our solutions help these organizations achieve operational readiness by automating complex training logistics, storing complete and accurate training records, and maximizing the use of limited resources. For more information, visit www.envisagenow.com.