Bloomington, IN – September 25, 2007 – ENVISAGE Technologies announced that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will manage all of its officer training records utilizing the Acadis Online platform, under its new partnership with the FWC.
FWC will utilize the Acadis Training Management System and the In-Service modules to track the officers, instructors, training events, including basic and In-Service, certifications and expirations, and location of officers across their six (6) regional offices. The In-service module will allow FWC regional training coordinators to easily manage training records for their sworn officers. Additionally, the FWC intends utilize Acadis to standardize training for all its basic students, as well as officer certification utilizing the Dynamic Learning Architecture (DLA) to structure and track the curriculum within the software.
Acadis Online is a turnkey service that provides a complete, state-of-the-art enterprise training system on an affordable monthly subscription fee. Software as a Service is becoming increasingly popular, as it eliminates the significant capital expenditure for hardware, operating system and database licenses, as well as the ongoing expense of the IT staff required to support enterprise systems. ENVISAGE provides the software (via a secure network link), upgrades, hardware and support all from its secure facility inBloomington,INas part of the monthly fee.
“Acadis Online allows us to manage our entire cadre of criminal justice officers, training records, and certification process without requiring a major investment in expensive server equipment, software or IT support,” stated Major Kent Thompson, FWC. “Acadis tracks legally defensible records for all of our officers including their training and certifications, in a unified system, providing us a means to manage our vital part of the criminal justice certification process in Florida.” 1
Acadis Online is supported by Envisage’s highly qualified technical staff. The service can be accessed securely by training organizations from authorized computers running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher over a secure, encrypted internet connection.
“We are pleased to provide FWC a low cost and highly secure training management solution,” stated Cory Myers, Vice President of Homeland Security Solutions for ENVISAGE. “Software as a Service allows us to provide enterprise technology at price points that all law enforcement and first responder organizations can easily afford.”
About ENVISAGE Technologies
ENVISAGE is an industry visionary in organizational readiness, enterprise blended training management, and resource optimization. The company has provided advanced technology to training organizations in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Military, and state law enforcement and public safety training organizations. Its solutions help organizations achieve 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.
1 The inclusion of the FWC references in this press release does not constitute an endorsement by the State ofFlorida or Commission of the products or services of the partner.