Department of Veterans Affairs Chooses Acadis® Online for Academy Automation

BLOOMINGTON, IN, November 5, 2013 — Envisage Technologies, a Bloomington, Indiana-based software company, announced today that it was awarded a five (5) year contract with the Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Training Center (VA-LETC) in North Little Rock, AR. VA-LETC will use Acadis Online, a software as a service offering to manage their entire cadre of law enforcement officers training and certifications.

Acadis Online is Envisage’s service that delivers the same robust functionality as the Acadis Readiness Suite software, but in a secure, private cloud. The VA-LETC chose Acadis Online to reduce its operating costs and eliminate expensive capital investment in hardware, software or IT staff typically required for enterprise software.

“We were seeking a turn-key solution in the very near term to manage our 2014 class schedule and certifications,” stated Greg Holland, Special Agent and Program Manager. “We chose Acadis Online to reduce our costs and were able to avoid the additional expense of enterprise infrastructure and staff. This is an excellent solution to accomplish our goal.”

The system will be used to track approximately 3,500 law enforcement officers employed by the VA throughout the country. Acadis will enable the Law Enforcement Training Center to automate their training including mandatory basic, advanced, online and in-service training records. The system will store digital documents to ensure all officers are in compliance with training policies.

“We are pleased to add the VA-LETC to our list of federal law enforcement customers,” said Cory Myers, Vice President of Homeland Security Solutions. “It is gratifying to partner with a forward-thinking group while saving the government a substantial amount of money with our SaaS solution.”

“The VA’s Law Enforcement Training Center had the same challenges as many of our clients: a highly distributed workforce with complex compliance requirements ,” said Ari Vidali, Envisage CEO. “Our passion is designing software that incorporates best practices from around the Country and really improves training operations. Because fundamentally, training saves lives.”

About the Department of Veterans Affairs Law Enforcement Training Center
The LETC (Law Enforcement Training Center) is a Franchise Fund Enterprise Center whose budget and staffing levels are based on revenue generated by reimbursable services provided by the center. The Director of the LETC is responsible for the advancement of global VA training policies and practices, management and oversight of all residence and field training programs. The LETC is organized into four divisions; the Academic Programs Division, Technical Programs Division, Advanced Programs Division, and the Training Standards Division.

Envisage is a high tech software company founded in 2001 to automate complex training operations for high liability industries. We create solutions that make our world a safer place. Our clients include military commands, federal law enforcement academies including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and many state law enforcement and public safety organizations (

About the Acadis Readiness Suite
The Acadis Readiness Suite is designed to make certain that our law enforcement, emergency responders and military are trained, equipped and ready. The Suite measures readiness by automating complex, high-risk training and compliance operations. Acadis increases the accuracy and effectiveness across every level of critical incident response by consolidating information about personnel and resources. The modular system enables organizations to implement functionality where needed to support the compliance lifecycle.

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