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Why Update Your ERM Software in 2019?

Employee Records Management (ERM) software​ is meant to replace your traditional filing cabinet where records and other important employee documents are often stored. The software streamlines the records management process and allows for easy entering of employee information, and quick retrieval of information recorded. ERM software advances with technology and newer, more efficient models become available in order to keep up with the growing needs of businesses in the law enforcement and public safety industries. What can updating your records management software do for your business in 2019? All-Inclusive Files Manually entering employee information, training records, and certifications into your ERM software can be tedious and take up valuable time that could be spent performing critical duties and field training exercises. More advanced software allows for the upload of images, documents, and other media that can quicken your records processes and provide proof of employee activities and certifications. Remote Accessibility Tired of having to make calls to your HR department whenever you’re in the field and need important employee information? New ERM software gives you the benefit of being able to access the records while out of the office, meaning you’ll be more efficient and save a great deal of […]

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Strengthen Your Department with Robust Software

Whether you’re running a police force or keeping a group of EMT’s on task, robust software is going to support your department and keep it going strong. Software is an integral part of our current society and its impact continues to grow. Let’s learn more about software, how it shapes our world, and how it’s going to shape your team. What is Software Exactly? Computers are comprised of hardware that runs software. Hardware includes the hard drive, RAM, and other various physical components. Software describes programs and applications that your computer utilizes to get things done. When you turn on your computer, you’ll see a wide variety of software that includes your internet browser, office suite, and even games. When you open your web browser, you have access to the world-wide-web and countless web applications. All of these software options work together to provide a technological experience that you can utilize to become more efficient at work and at home . How Can Robust Software Change the Way We Work? The difference between a good application and a “bad” application is in the way that it serves you. For example, an audio recording application that is unable to save 2 […]

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Not Sure How to Go to Paperless?

Paperwork used to be one of the tenants of office life, but these days, the idea of paperwork is far less literal than it used to be. If you’re thinking of making the jump to go paperless, you’ll need a few components to get you rolling. Read on if you’re not sure about how to make the transition to a paperless office. What Does it Mean to Be “Paperless”? Going paperless is all about transitioning the data that your department generates from the physical to the digital world. So, if you have a series of files about a particular employee, to go paperless, you may transcribe that data into a document within your computer, as a simple example. You may also replace post-it notes with a computer application that provides note-taking capabilities. Why Go Paperless? There are many benefits to going paperless. Unlike paper, computer applications can provide additional features that may prove useful. After all, paper documents don’t have built-in reminders or alarms. Paper documents are also a bit final in their existence. That is to say that if you lose or damage a piece of paper, it is rendered useless. A digital document, on the other hand, can […]

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3 Reasons to Go Paperless in Your Office

Going paperless is the process of transitioning from writing your records on paper to typing out your forms on the computer. For your office, whether it is within a corrections facility or a law enforcement agency, dispatch center or sheriff’s office, going paperless is a great way to improve your operations. Today we’re going to take a look at the top three reasons to go paperless with MdE, Inc.   Paper Documents Waste Time. Have you ever been late to a meeting because you couldn’t find a form? Have you ever had to backtrack to your office to search for a document you could have sworn you had seen that morning? When you work with paper documents, these scenarios are probably pretty common in your office. Every time you have to scour your file cabinets for a lost file, you’re wasting valuable time better utilized elsewhere. When you go paperless, you can easily search for files within the online database, finding them in seconds rather than minutes. Paper Documents Waste Space. Though paper may seem thin and inconsequential, it’s unlikely you’re only going to have one piece of paper in your file cabinet. You’re going to have hundreds of papers, […]

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Why is Documentation Essential for Your Facility?

Keeping track of employee performance is essential for training and certification purposes, enforcing policies & procedures, promoting growth within the ranks, and more. So whether you work within a law enforcement agency, emergency medical service provider, dispatch center, or a corrections facility, let’s take a look at why you need a reliable system for documenting employee records. Know Who is Achieving and Who Isn’t There are a lot of moving parts within a public safety facility no matter what sector you’re in. Being able to see who is performing above standards and who is not will help your supervisory staff members determine appropriate promotions, demotions, and other choices throughout the year. Whether you’re capturing forms for a new hire, checking in with a seasoned employee, or ensuring your instructors are certified, a proper, digital documentation system will ensure you have up-to-date employee information when you need it. . Just think: how easy does your current system let you know if a new hire or trainee is actually learning what they need to learn, or that your supervisors are teaching what they need to teach? Find Patterns Within Your Department If you have a problem with one of your employees, you […]

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How Equipment Tracking Improves Officer Safety

Public safety officers use a wide variety of gear in order to do their job in keeping the public safe. Some of this equipment is used specifically to keep the officers themselves safe and unharmed so that they may carry out their duties successfully. MdE, Inc. is happy to offer asset tracking software to assist with the managing of officer equipment on the job. What Our Tracking Software Does MdE’s user-friendly equipment tracking software has many functions and capabilities: It tracks all equipment from date of purchase to end-of-use. It allows for documentation of weapons involved in qualifications and officer-involved shootings. It catalogues cost, maintenance and repair history. It tracks and can notify your department of warranty status and expiration dates. It offers up-to-the-minute status reports (active, inactive, destroyed, sold, etc.). It allows for the administration of weapons independent of other types of equipment. It includes a Firearms Qualification feature which specifies requirements based on firearm type utilized to qualify. Data can be input and e-mailed directly from the range. How Our Software Benefits Officers and Improves their Safety It Saves Time Storing all data in one centralized place that can be accessed by administrators, management and officers in the […]

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