Author Archives: Elizabeth Donahey

International Women’s Day Honoree Ada Lovelace, the First Computer Programmer

International Women’s Day Honoree: Ada Lovelace As a marketer for a software company, it was a no-brainer to choose the first computer programmer, Augusta “Ada” Byron to recognize and honor on International National Women’s Day today. Ada was born on December 10, 1815..

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Top Aviation Training Courseware Companies

Top Aviation Training Courseware Companies Who are today’s top aviation training courseware companies? This is a harder question than one would think due to the growing crossover between TMS and LMS providers. It has become increasingly difficult for the customer to distinguish between the..

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Learning and Training Systems for Growing Organizations

The best learning and training systems should offer robust training capabilities that fit the needs and requirements of your ever growing trainee count and curriculum complexities. This is especially important when your training environment is within highly regulated industries such as..

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The History of Intelligent Transportation Systems

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) presents “The History of Intelligent Transportation Systems,” a deep dive into the early history of transportation technology, and looks ahead into the future. This report addresses the socio-economic and political factors that can influence transportation design. The..

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JetBlue Airline Training Services Expand ATMS Usage by 150%

JetBlue Airline Training Services Expand ATMS Usage by 150% JetBlue Aviation Training Services Expand ATMS –  AQT Solutions is very proud to serve one of our nation’s greatest airlines, JetBlue Airways. Over the past year, JetBlue has continued to make remarkable strides in..

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WHAT DOES HUMAN FACTORS MEAN?

WHAT DOES HUMAN FACTORS MEAN? Human factors and ergonomics is the “fit” between the user, equipment and their environments, describing the user’s capabilities and limitations in seeking to ensure that tasks, functions, information and the environment suit each user. To assess the..

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From DaVinci to Google, Robotics Technology is on the Rise

Rise of Robotics From Leonardo DaVinci to Google, astonishing command of robotics design and development such as Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robots and SpotMini may significantly altering the way we live, work, play, and fight. Far from the wide application of these..

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Inside the Life Aquatic : An Interview with John Carlisle, Adjunct Maritime Professor & CEO of Carlisle Maritime Group

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – Elizabeth Donahey, Director of Marketing, AQT Solutions, Napa, CA. Today I had an amazing conversation with Adjunct Professor John Carlisle of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on maritime training programs, who also doubles as CEO of..

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Types of Maritime Simulation Training Software and Devices

What are the Different Types of Maritime Simulation Training? Simulation is the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. The act of simulating something first requires that a model be developed; this model represents the key..

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Investments in Railroad Training To Sustain Safety On The Rails

IS BETTER TRAINING MANAGEMENT THE ANSWER TO RAILROAD INCREASING SAFETY ON THE RAILS? According to the AAR, annual investments in the US’s railroads to modernize and improve our freight rail network have significantly contributed to freight rail’s strong safety record...

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How to Choose The Best Learning Management Systems

With the utterly dizzying volume of LMSs (Learning Management Systems) on the eLearning market today, finding the best one for your company doesn’t seem an easy task. In fact, determining the best Learning Management Systems will meet your organization’s training needs can..

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LabelMaster’s Top 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Dangerous Goods

Did you know that perfumes, nail polish and adhesives are considered “dangerous goods?” Almost every industry involved in any type of manufacturing and distribution transports materials classified by government agencies as hazardous. Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous..

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What Are the Most Common Hazmat Transportation Mistakes?

What Are the Most Common Hazmat Transportation Mistakes? The DOT has identified human error as a contributing cause for most hazmat transportation incidents. (U.S. Department of Transportation. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.) As outlined by the DOT, these human errors..

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How to Create a Digital Culture

Acceleration Through a Digital Culture The most successful companies understand the value of creating a strong digital culture. They strive to avoid reliance on dated technologies to run their business processes and manage their employees. Instead, they brilliantly invest in furthering their technology footprint by staying a..

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What Are The Best Ways to Track Employee Training?

What Are The Best Ways to Track Employee Training? Avoid Using Paper Files – Use a modern system instead of an archaic, manual data entry using Microsoft Excel or similar dated record keeping methods. Your paper files are more at risk..

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Modernizing Training Technologies

We live in a high tech fast paced world, obvious enough observation, right? Our lives are filled with modern amenities and conveniences all in an effort to make our lives more productive. We manage our bank accounts online so we..

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How to Choose Hazmat Training for Employees

Knowing just how to choose hazmat training for employees can be a nerve wracking experience. You know the importance of selecting the right course, not only is training expensive but not training to proper standards for job function is a..

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A Modern Approach to OSHA Recordkeeping

A Modern Approach to OSHA Recordkeeping OSHA’s mission is “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” Employers must comply with OSHA standards..

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Who’s Responsible for Hazmat Training Anyway?

Blurred Lines of Hazmat Training Responsibilities Taking in a deep breath, you squint your eyes in deep focus trying to decipher the regulations concerning employer responsibility for hazmat training. You read…and read some more and then you honestly forget what..

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for Cargo Tank Truck Rollover Prevention

FMCSA & PHMSA Training Video For Commercial Drivers of Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in association with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and industry partners, created this tool as a Federal..

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COSTHA 2015 Conference Highlights

On the heels of AQT Solutions’ new Regulatory Compliance ATMS product release in late March, we returned from our first ever COSTHA (Council on Safe Transport of Hazardous Articles) annual forum with enthusiasm as we were able to meet and..

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