EDGEÂ® Innovation Network Selects nFocus Software as Technology Chair
PHOENIX, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — nFocus Software, the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement software to the public sector, has been selected by the EDGEÃ‚® Innovation Network’s advisory board to be the network’s technology chair.
Sponsored by General Dynamics C4 Systems, the EDGE is a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters and first responders.
An EDGE Technology Member since 2007, nFocus will provide input to the network’s advisory board, which consists of executives from companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Cisco, and former military experts who make recommendations twice a year to the EDGE Enterprise.
nFocus will serve as technology chair, a rotating position, until October of 2011 and represent the network’s technology members.
Pete Palmer, EDGE Innovation Network director, said, “The Advisory Board chose nFocus Software because of its broad-based expertise and successful deployments of its technology within the U.S. Army as well as the firm’s proven ability to leverage the EDGE in support of its customers.”
As part of its expanded role, nFocus Software, a woman-owned business, will work to communicate the needs of EDGE Innovation Network technology members to the EDGE advisory board, according to Don Pruitt, executive vice president of nFocus Software. “This is an honor for our company and we are very excited about this opportunity to further engage the EDGE and its member organizations,” he said.
Pruitt added, “The EDGE has enabled nFocus Software to better serve our customers by providing them with access to hundreds of high-quality corporate and education partners. We look forward to continuing our relationship with the EDGE and assisting the advisory board over the coming year.”
About the EDGE
There are currently six EDGE Innovation Centers worldwide and more than 160 EDGE members. More information is available at: http://www.edge-innovation.com.
About nFocus Software
nFocus Software is the leading provider of performance management, training, and outcome measurement software to the public sector. For more than 16 years, nFocus Software has successfully implemented solutions for organizations of all sizes. The company’s youth and education solutions track and measure outcomes for more than 3.8 million children in all 50 states and Canada. nFocus Software’s customers include nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and city, state, and federal government. nFocus Software’s solutions capably serve organizations ranging from local sites with fewer than 100 individuals, to state-wide deployments serving thousands of individuals, to the U.S. Army where its solutions are used to track the training and mission readiness of more than two million Soldiers and civilians.
For more information on nFocus Software, visit: http://www.nfocus.com.
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