canadianbloodCanadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit, charitable organization operating at arm's length from government. Its sole mission is to manage the blood supply for Canadians.

Created in 1998, it is the successor to the Canadian Red Cross Blood Program and the Canadian Blood Agency (the former funding arm of Canada's blood supply system).

coastguardThe U.S. Coast Guard’s mission addresses issues of national defense, maritime safety and natural resource protection. With about 42,000 personnel on active duty, the Coast Guard’s training needs are extensive and often highly specialized.

Since the mid-1980’s Coast Guard trainers have been using Information Mapping techniques to ensure the effectiveness of their training programs.