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THE FUTURE OF PLANNING & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IS HERE !

INDUSTRY CASE STUDY:
COMMUNICATIONS

Industry Challenge

Communication is used daily by the community, local government, and businesses. Without the use of communication (i.e. cell phones, house phones, internet, radio, television) the dissemination of information between individuals, organizations, and throughout the community would be severely hampered.  Communication providers are dependent on maintaining up-to-date plans, standard operating procedures, and training to ensure communications networks are operating properly, compliance with federal regulators, and the employment of a safe and skilled workforce.   Unfortunately, the disruption of communication networks do occur and when it does communication providers must mobilize to restore the network as quickly as possible.

ODYSSEUS™ | GMT

GRANT MANAGEMENT TOOL

The Odysseus™|GMT offers organizations with real-time tracking and reporting of grant funding allocations. Track the status of vital community grant funding and measure the performance of project funding. The Odysseus™|GMT allows you to track every dollar from beginning to end.

ODYSSEUS™ | KMS

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The Odysseus™|KMS provides communication providers with a central repository where plans, common operating procedures, and compliance reports can be accessed and shared across the network. The secure yet flexible virtual collaborative environment allows for the efficient development, maintenance, and update of planning doctrine.

ODYSSEUS™ | CPM

COMPLIANCE & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

The Odysseus™|Compliance Metric Tools are a data-driven, assessment that allows communication networks the ability to systematically evaluate the compliance to various governmental and industry recognized programs.

ODYSSEUS™ | AAT

ASSESSMENT & ANALYSIS SYSTEM

The Odysseus™ | AAT offers communication providers the ability to develop customized assessment tools that can be used to evaluate, assess, and understand the progress and trends of key programs and initiatives.

ODYSSEUS™ | CBT

COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING SYSTEM

​The Odysseus™|CBT allows for the delivery and tracking of learning across the Odysseus™ enterprise. Your programs, courses and exercises can be harmonized with key communication network planning and program efforts while facilitating your strategy to deliver training and exercise content to your target audience.

ODYSSEUS™ | SIT

SITE INSPECTION TOOL

The Odysseus™ | SIT offers a ready-to-use application for real-time damage assessments and log site-specific damage inventory. The SIT is customizable, mobile friendly, and integrated with the GMT to streamline disaster recovery and the FEMA reimbursement process.

Odysseus Solutions

Odysseus Offers a

Programmatic Solution

for the Communications Industry.

Planning & Reporting

The Odysseus™ | KMS gives planners an online tool dedicated to the development and maintenance of various communication network plans and regulatory reporting requirements required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  Odysseus™|KMS offers planners and compliance officers with the unique feature of providing standardization and flexibility in a collaborative environment.  This union greatly increases a communication provider’s ability to manage and coordinate the design, development, and maintenance of important reporting and planning requirements.

Customized Courses & Training Management

The Odysseus™|CBT plug-in provides organizations with an integrated learning management system that allows compliance offers to more effectively deliver and measure understanding of important regulatory requirements across the Odysseus™ enterprise.  Odysseus™|CBT provides a platform to deliver and manage customized computer-based training, track course assessments, award certificates upon course completion, and in-depth reporting of learner progress and understanding.

Simulated Testing & Exercise Scenarios

Designed from the Odysseus™|CBT framework, the Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator incorporates cutting-edge media technology to  deliver an interactive, best practice solution to accurately test and validate safety programs as well as network outage response and restoration procedures, while effectively engaging participants in important tests and exercises..  Exercise designers can build an interactive environment that allows users to visualize operational scenarios and experience real-world crisis decision-making. The Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator provides an easy-to-use, turnkey solution to accurately test and validate operational and programmatic strategies, while engaging stakeholders and impressing your organization’s leadership.

Compliance Assessments

Designed from the Odysseus™|AAT architecture, the Odysseus platform offers a customized compliance assessments tools that are consistent with local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.  Commercial developers and facility owners can assess their compliance and integrate the results into their existing reporting and planning framework.

Community Participation and Awareness

The Odysseus™ enterprise offers a variety of tools that can be used to efficiently engage staff and community partners, and solicit their participation in the planning process. Customized Odysseus™|CBT interactive planning participation module allows committee members, stakeholders, and the public to learn about current programs and provide real-time feedback and input in important environmental matters. Customized Odysseus™|AAT survey instruments allows community partners and residents provide input in the planning process and inform the management strategies of the communication provider.

Committee Management

In today’s environment of fiscal efficiency, limited availability of resources, and the necessity to balance competing demands, it is imperative that the engagement of assigned work groups and key stakeholders is efficient and effective. The committee management tool within the Odysseus™|KMS will assist in documenting the planning process, provide a method of on-going committee collaboration, offer an archival repository of planning meeting minutes and information, and ensure the active participation of committee members and key stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of the planning process.

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