Surge, a leading software development and consulting firm, today announced the completion of a new SaaS performance management software product for AspirePath, LLC. This new software product is designed for workforce development, training, and education organizations. Surge provided full lifecycle software development services, including design, development, testing, deployment, and support. AspirePath was built on the Surge Platform, a framework and code library that simplifies the development of rich, responsive, web, mobile, and tablet applications using MVC, jQuery, JSON, HTML 5 and other technologies. AspirePath innovations include a flexible skills framework and a drag-and-drop career Pathways Builder. The flexible framework for learning outcomes and competencies enables organizations to capture the occupation-specific skills that employers demand so adult learners are fully prepared to enter employment. With the Pathways Builder, AspirePath automatically tracks student progress along career and learning pathways using a clear, color-coded flow chart. AspirePath is used to manage education and employment outcomes for high school or college youth, unemployed adults, employed adults seeking career changes or advancement, and incumbent workers requiring professional development. “We were impressed by how quickly Surge was able to complete the project so we could release Version 1.0 this year”, said Keith Watson. “We have some amazing synergy with the AspirePath team, ” said Matt MacKay, CEO of Surge. “Our client relationships and satisfaction are our #1 priority and we are pleased to have a long-term partnership with AspirePath.” About Surge Surge is a leading software development & consulting firm specializing providing services to clients in the US and Canada. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in the Seattle area, Surge has successfully delivered cutting-edge web and mobile solutions to hundreds of clients in a variety of industries. For more information visit www.SurgeForward.com. AboutAspirePath AspirePath is a performance management software system for workforce development, training, and education organizations. This web-based software application enables workforce development and education institutions to prepare people with the job skills that employers need, set a clear pathway for each student, manage courses and employment connections, and report on results. AspirePath seamlessly integrates the management of both employment and education outcomes. For more information visit www.AspirePath.com.