Saturday, May 03, 2008

IDV Solutions and Applied Knowledge Group Announce Strategic Partnership

IDV Solutions today announced a new strategic partnership with Applied Knowledge Group (AKG), a full service business and technology consulting company. In this partnership, AKG will be able to offer customers new value with SharePoint implementations by using IDV Solutions’ Visual Fusion Suite®.

The companies both focus on collaboration and information management solutions built on a Microsoft platform. This partnership will aid in offering clients the right solutions for their needs.

Jim O’Farrell, Chief Operating Officer at Applied Knowledge Group, said, “AKG’s mission is to help public and private organizations link the knowledge of their employees via collaboration strategies and tools. Partnering with IDV Solutions helps us take our collaboration and information management solutions to a higher level by providing our customers with a better way to understand their data through data visualization.”

AKG is a Microsoft Certified Partner that provides tailored collaboration solutions and specializes in the implementation of Microsoft SharePoint and related technologies. AKG helps federal, nonprofit, and commercial organizations centralize employee knowledge and establish virtual work environments through the use of collaboration strategies, tools, and best-practices user adoption methods.

Scott Parker, Vice President of Sales and Channels for IDV Solutions, said, “We are very pleased to join with AKG in delivering advanced data integration and information management solutions to public and private organizations. We believe Visual Fusion Suite has the potential not only to revolutionize how information is presented to and consumed by users, but also to revolutionize how federal, nonprofit, and commercial organizations access, analyze and act on their data to gain a competitive advantage.”

In January IDV Solutions announced a new release of Visual Fusion Server ® (VFS). VFS 3.0 is the most comprehensive visual composite application platform in the market. VFS goes beyond typical enterprise mashups to integrate with and extend Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, connect to any data source or Web service, and empower users to create compelling, interactive, actionable composites of data and services focused on solving real business needs.

About IDV Solutions
IDV Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, is a visual composite applications company. Our suite of products, Visual Fusion Suite™, helps organizations engage their enterprise data in an interactive, easy to use, web-based environment. We are committed to helping Global 2000 and government organizations make their information more accessible, understandable, and contextual. Through the visual integration of numerous data sources, IDV delivers intuitive and compelling composite applications placing their data only a mouse click away. For more information please visit

About Applied Knowledge Group
Applied Knowledge Group Inc., founded in 1996 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, 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. At AKG, they link the knowledge of people. AKG’s goal is to support 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, AKG focuses on four key pillars: People, Process, Technology, and Learning. AKG’s services align with these four pillars and include collaboration strategy support, change management and training services, technology services and software application development. Current engagements include a 35,000 seat Microsoft SharePoint implementation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well as current and prior engagements with the Institute for Defense Analyses, FedExKinkos, TV Guide, FCI Towers, Inc., Weyerhaeuser Corp., Learning Tree International, and the United States Marine Corps.


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