Federal Aviation Administration’s Knowledge Services Network Wins 2007 Excellence.Gov Award

Reston, Virginia   March 22, 2007   Politics News
(PRLEAP.COM) The IAC announced the FAA’s Knowledge Services Network (KSN) was selected as a “Top Five” winner of its Excellence.Gov awards for demonstrating excellence in leveraging technology to enhance collaboration. KSN has been supported by the Applied Knowledge Group, Inc. (AKG) since its inception over four years ago.

KSN is a virtual work environment based on a Microsoft SharePoint collaborative platform, and provides a secure internet-based virtual office in which KSN members collaborate on a wide variety of work initiatives including aviation rulemaking, contract management, incident management, COOP planning and much more.

KSN has been supported by the Applied Knowledge Group, Inc. (AKG) since its inception over four years ago. Now in excess of 22,000 users, KSN demonstrates the power of user adoption methodology, as its members have continuously developed better business processes that deliver significant cost savings and improved productivity. Upon the award announcement, Melvin Brown II, KSN Program Manager noted “It is gratifying to watch the explosive growth of KSN, as the growth is driven by the users. The adoption program we have in place encourages employees to creatively pursue different ways of working in this virtual office environment. AKG has been instrumental in helping KSN implement our unique adoption program, and providing technical support where needed.”

About Applied Knowledge Group, Inc.

Applied Knowledge Group Inc. (AKG), founded in 1996 and headquartered in Reston, VA, is a Microsoft Certified Partner focused on helping government and commercial organizations connect employee knowledge via collaboration strategies, tools and best practice user adoption methods, supporting SharePoint® implementation and adoption. At AKG, we link the knowledge of people. Our goal is to promote the vision of a Virtual Work Environment (VWE) — one that overcomes the restrictions of the physical work world to facilitate collaboration, knowledge transfer and more informed business decisions. To achieve this goal, we focus on four key pillars: People, Process, Technology and Learning. Our services include collaboration strategy support, change management and customized SharePoint training services, technology services and software application development. Current engagements include a 25,000 seat Microsoft SharePoint implementation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well as current and prior engagements with FedEx, TV Guide, Weyerhaeuser Corp and the United States Marine Corps. The AKG staff has the expertise necessary to help clients get the most out of their SharePoint investment. For more information, please visit www.akgroup.com

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