Paladin Data Systems Win Top Navy Award

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The implementation team for Paladin Data Systems’ Advanced Skills Management (ASM) product has won the Department of the Navy IM/IT Excellence Award. ASM was nominated for developing a management system that increases the capabilities and capacities of organizations with complex training and maintenance requirements. ASM can be adapted to many military communities without reinventing new process, ASM provides current and future personnel readiness, and supports the ability to standardize training requirements.

It is a great honor to be recognized by the Department of the Navy on this effort. Managers can focus on assessing and managing technical readiness and mission requirements instead of spending time processing paperwork.

The implementation team for Paladin Data Systems’ Advanced Skills Management (ASM) product has won the Department of the Navy IM/IT Excellence Award. ASM was nominated for developing a management system that increases the capabilities and capacities of organizations with complex training and maintenance requirements. ASM can be adapted to many military communities without reinventing new process, ASM provides current and future personnel readiness, and supports the ability to standardize training requirements. The implementation team consists of more than 55 government civilian employees and contractors. Paladin’s role spans the entirety software development life cycle.

Juan Haley, Paladin Product Manager for the ASM team, accepted the award on behalf of Paladin. “The ASM engineering team here at Paladin is highly honored to be a part of the Navy integrated project team in receiving the DON IM/IT Excellence Award,” he stated. “The ASM team takes great pride in providing successful solutions to our dedicated service men and women.”

The award recognizes technology implemented for the Navy that increases the efficiency and effectiveness of military personnel, expands use to the Naval Fleet remote and non-networked environments and shows significant cost savings and/or avoidances. ASM’s primary purpose is to manage the complex requirements for maintaining qualifications, certification and licenses (QCL’s) throughout the Navy.

ASM was first implemented over 10 years ago for use by Navy aviation mechanics. Prior to ASM, over 7,000 unique QCL’s were managed through an intense manual process. ASM version 3 was put into production for use well beyond the Navy’s aviation maintenance community and is being used by Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command and the USMC Aviation Ordnance.

“It is a great honor to be recognized by the Department of the Navy on this effort,” states Jim Nall, president and CEO of Paladin. “Managers can focus on assessing and managing technical readiness and mission requirements instead of spending time processing paperwork.”

ASM is a vastly scalable and highly configurable application that could be used by any Department of Defense organization to manage the QCL’s of its personnel. In doing so, each organization that implements ASM avoids the charges of creating a custom developed program with the same functionality, which results in a cost savings of at least $11 million.

ASM was previously recognized as one of the Top 5 Department of Defense Programs in conjunction with Raytheon Company and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center-Keyport.

About ASM and Paladin Data Systems Corporation
Paladin’s Advanced Skills Management (ASM) system is a personnel development tool created to support the mission of the military by improving the capability of our deployed forces and managing readiness of military personnel. Paladin provides software development integration, implementation, database administration and project management services for the military, government, environmental and other public and private sector industries. We work with you to find the right solution for your organization whether you are looking to develop a custom application, implement an off-the-shelf system, or enhance your current systems with process analysis and project management services. For more information about Paladin Data Systems and the full suite of products available, please call 800-532-8448, or visit http://www.PaladinData.com.

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