Arc Aspicio Wraps Up Pro Bono Project with the The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

Arc Aspicio Wraps Up Pro Bono Project with the The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation 

 

Arlington, VA, February 11, 2013—Arc Aspicio has recently completed a pro bono project for The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF). The project gathered and prioritized requirements for a canine search team tracking case management system. The SDF strives to strengthen disaster preparedness efforts by partnering rescued dogs with firefighters to find people buried alive in the wreckage of disasters.

"It’s really exciting to see our employees support an important mission and grow personally from the project at the same time.” — Robert O’Keefe, Chief Technology Officer   

The SDF is seeking to enhance mission results with a new client relationship management tool and asked Arc Aspicio for help to communicate their specific needs that are unique to the organization’s business model. Arc Aspicio helped the SDF analyze their business processes, determine their business needs, and capture them in a way that would allow them to rank and rate different software packages. Arc Aspicio then drafted a requirements document along with several recommendations on possible software tools.

“We have been supporting the Search Dog Foundation through fundraising and outreach for several years,” said Emily Tiedman, Senior Associate, who led the project. “This most recent project has been a fantastic way to make an impact on their day-to-day business activities as well.”

This project was part of a long and mutually rewarding partnership between Arc Aspicio and SDF. SDF has been chosen as Arc Aspicio’s top non-profit organization for the past three years because its mission aligns with Arc Aspicio’s focus on homeland security and disaster preparedness. Arc Aspicio sponsored their first search dog team, John Stewart, a firefighter and Lani, a German Shepherd, of Saratoga Springs, New York in 2011. In 2012, Arc Aspicio sponsored a second team, Jeff Leon of the Tulsa Fire Department and canine Justice. Arc Aspicio raises funds for the SDF through corporate giving and fundraisers, including silent auctions, raffles, and ‘pay to wear jeans’ days.

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Arc Aspicio is a management, strategy, and technology consulting firm that takes a mission-oriented approach to complex client challenges. Focused on innovation, Arc Aspicio provides services in strategy, design, human capital, operations, analytics and visualization, technology and information sharing. The company is known for a strong, collaborative culture that values gratitude, provides leadership opportunities, and explores the future. Our teams take a human-centered approach to working with clients and are flexible and responsive within dynamic Government client environments where missions evolve and new priorities arise sometimes even daily. We thrive on these situations and promote continuous improvement and new ideas. And, #welovedogs! Follow us on Twitter @arcaspicio or learn more at www.arcaspicio.com.

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