Information Technologies

DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS

Obesity Cost Calculator
Municipal Solid Waste–Decision Support Tool (MSWDSTSM)
Satisfaction IMPact ACTion (SIMPACT™)
Seguridad Inalámbrica (Wireless Security)
Web-Based Activity Calendar

 

SURVEY METHODOLOGIES

Hatteras
Simple Survey System

PLATFORM TECHNOLOGIES

Zcore
EMME
Continuing Education E-Learning Platform

DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS

Obesity Cost Calculator™

OCC

Developed

The Obesity Cost Calculator™ is a powerful tool designed to quantify company health and medical expenses attributable to obesity. The calculator uses data from national health surveys to accurately estimate the return on investment of potential weight loss programs for companies considering to implement. In addition, this tool is capable of quantifying company health care expenditures, work time loss, and secondary disease prevalence associated with obesity. See Obesity Cost Calculator for more information.


Municipal Solid Waste–Decision Support Tool (MSW–DSTSM)

MSW-DST

Developed

The Municipal Solid Waste–Decision Support Tool (MSW–DSTSM) aids solid waste planners in evaluating the cost and life cycle environmental aspects of integrated municipal solid waste management strategies. This tool enables users to simulate existing MSW management practices and conduct scenario analyses of new strategies based on cost and environmental objectives. See Municipal Solid Waste–Decision Support Tool for more information.


Satisfaction IMPact ACTion (SIMPACT™)

SIMPACT

Late-stage development

Satisfaction IMPact ACTion (SIMPACT™) is a customizable service offered by RTI to help clients improve employee retention by evaluating the relationships between life needs, job impact, and job satisfaction. Through predictive analytics, this effective decision support tool can identify the specific life needs most strongly related to employee retention. SIMPACT is a unique and proven scientific organizational assessment service that can be used in work and non-work related conditions.


Seguridad Inalámbrica (Wireless Security)

Seguridad

Developed

Seguridad Inalámbrica (Wireless Security) makes vital crime data more accessible to law enforcement officials by equipping national and municipal police with smart phones, which allows for the seamless addition of geographical information to each event and transmission of data back to central location for review. Seguridad Inalámbrica is currently being provided to law enforcement in Santa Tecla, El Salvador. For more information, see Reporting Crimes on RTI's ICTedge website.


Web-Based Activity Calendar (WBAC)

WBAC

Developed

Our Web-Based Activity Calendar (WBAC) is a customizable tool that enables users to better manage life goals in areas such as time management, health, and exercise. This tool presents wide-ranging features that can be tailored to the individual needs of the user, including generating schedules, tracking activity, measuring progress against targets, and adaptively readjusting to the user's compliance level.


SURVEY METHODOLOGIES

Hatteras™

Hatteras

Mid-stage development

Hatteras™ is a web-based enterprise survey platform developed by RTI. Hatteras offers highly customizable features for survey instrument design and versatile options for administering surveys. Built-in collaboration support during survey design allows for easy setup and survey management. In addition, its multimodality in CATI/CAPI/CASI supports smooth integration with client survey management systems.


Simple Survey System (SSS)

SSS

Mid-stage development

RTI researchers have developed the Simple Survey System (SSS), a survey engine designed to assist populations with privacy concerns or literacy difficulties in audio-computer assisted personal interviewing (ACASI). Its clean user interface, automated, easy-to-use system, and low training requirements helps interviewers to rapidly generate surveys.


PLATFORM TECHNOLOGIES

Zcore™

Zcore

Developed

Zcore™ is a software platform that allows for the creation of easy-to-use data collection and management applications for projects ranging from health care to legal case management. Designed to be well-suited for point-of-care applications, Zcore features easy forms creation, multilingual capabilities, and useful networking and data center integration. See the description of Zcore on RTI's ICTedge website.


EMME™

EMME

Developed

EMME™ is an online monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tool that offers users secure, yet convenient, real-time access to managing projects. Users can track project status, record activity information, and maintain project framework results that can all be accessed through the Web. We originally developed EMME to support enhanced monitoring and evaluation practices in RTI-led projects around the world. See the EMME website for more information.


Continuing Education E-Learning Platform

E-learning

Developed

Conceived by RTI forensic toxicologists, this low-cost continuing education e-learning platform provides a variety of comprehensive professional training and certification courses. With this e-learning platform, we have provided training to forensic and ancillary professionals in all 50 U.S. states and more than 55 countries, reaching more than 15,000 students.