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Blumenthal Nordrehaug and Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against the mortgage banking company alleging that they failed to provide their workers meal and rest periods.
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
The San Diego employment law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik filed a proposed class action Complaint against Guild Mortgage Company for allegedly failing to provide their California employees with the legally required thirty minute uninterrupted meal periods and allegedly failing to pay all overtime due to their California employees. The Guild Mortgage Company lawsuit, Case No. 37-2017-00034799-CU-OE-CTL is currently pending in the San Diego County Superior Court for the State of California. A copy of the Complaint can be read by clicking here.
The lawsuit filed against Guild Mortgage Company alleges that the company as a matter of corporate policy, practice and procedure, intentionally, knowingly and systematically failed to reimburse and indemnify its employees for required business expenses incurred by the employees in direct consequence of discharging their duties on behalf of Guild Mortgage Company. Under California Labor Code Section 2802, employers are required to indemnify employees for all expenses incurred in the course and scope of their employment.
Additionally, the complaint further alleges Guild Mortgage Company committed acts of unfair competition in violation of the California Unfair Competition Law, Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §§ 17200, et seq. (the “UCL”), by engaging in a company-wide policy and procedure which failed to accurately record overtime worked by their employees.
The Complaint also alleges that the employees working in California for Guild Mortgage Company were not always able to take their thirty minute uninterrupted meal breaks before their fifth hour of work. California law requires employers to provide their non-exempt employees paid on an hourly basis with thirty minute meal periods before the employee works five hours. The penalty for failing to provide adequate meal breaks is one hour of pay under the California Labor Code.
Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik is a California employment law firm with offices located in San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside and Los Angeles Counties that dedicates its practice to helping employees, fight back against unfair business practices, including violations of the California Labor Code and Fair Labor Standards Act. Get assistance by contacting one of their employees today by clicking here.
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Company Advancing the Field of Data Analytics and Discovery with Latest Solution Launch this Week
(PRWEB) September 25, 2017
Cambridge Semantics, a big data management and analytics solutions company, has been recognized as an industry-leading provider in the Big Data special edition of CIOReview magazine.
Since 2013, CIOReview has been providing CIOs and top leaders with insight into the latest technologies and solutions that are advancing the industry and optimizing businesses. A distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs and industry analysts partner with CIOReview’s editorial board each year to review the top Big Bata solution providers for vendors promoting the most data-driven success.
“Cambridge Semantics has earned its place in our annual ranking of the ‘100 Most Promising Big Data Solution Providers 2017,’” said Jeevan George, Managing Editor of CIOReview. “The company is rapidly creating new advancements in the field of data discovery and analytics that promise to transform the industry.”
Cambridge Semantics’ Anzo Smart Data Platform allows IT departments and end-users to semantically link, analyze and manage diverse data whether internal or external, structured or unstructured, with speed, at big data scale and at the fraction of the implementation costs of using traditional approaches.
“The need for fast, accurate and valuable insight from all forms of diverse data is essential for enterprise success now,” said Alok Prasad, president of Cambridge Semantics. “This is why we are honored to be recognized as one of the most promising Big Data solution providers. Our team works to fuel the success of all end-users and businesses with a highly accessible, semantic graph-based platform capable of rapid data ingestion, natural language querying and data management, all while maintaining data security and governance.”
Cambridge Semantics is launching the latest iteration of its flagship platform product - Anzo Smart Data Lake (ASDL) 4.0 – at the Strata Data Conference in New York this week at the Javits Center, Booth #441.
Published from Fremont, California, CIOReview is a print magazine that explores and understands the plethora of ways adopted by firms to execute the smooth functioning of their businesses. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, IT-VPs including CIOReview editorial board finalized the “100 Most Promising BigData Solution Providers 2017” and shortlisted the best vendors and consultants. For more info, visit: http://www.cioreview.com
About Cambridge Semantics
Cambridge Semantics Inc., The Smart Data Company®, is an enterprise analytics and data management software company. Our software, the Anzo Smart Data Lake®, allows IT departments and their business users to semantically link, analyze and manage diverse data whether internal or external, structured or unstructured, with speed, at big data scale and at the fraction of the implementation costs of using traditional approaches.
Cambridge Semantics is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Gore introduces its new GORE™ Cable Protection Systems for packaging copper and fiber interconnects in civil aircraft applications.
PLEINFELD, GERMANY (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) introduces its new GORE™ Cable Protection Systems for packaging copper and fiber interconnects in civil aircraft applications. This extremely durable system meets the needs of aircraft OEMs and systems suppliers requiring more protection in compact systems for interconnects installed in high-density data transmission and in-flight entertainment (IFE) backbones.
GORE™ Cable Protection Systems are engineered with crush- and abrasion-resistant materials that provide the highest level of durability and protection available on the market today. Copper wire and fiber optic cables (round and flat) can float freely within these cable systems without getting damaged during complex routing in cable runs and sharp edges in an airframe. Gore’s specialized design also allows installers to bend copper and fiber within the specification limit, generally without exceeding the minimum bend radius — eliminating over bending, breakage and failure. In addition, these new cable protection systems are considerably smaller and lighter weight with greater flexibility and a tighter bend radius for easy and rapid installation, ultimately reducing overall costs.
“Our cable protection systems provide a great lightweight solution to protect high-performance interconnects required to enable today’s high-speed architecture and future designs,” said Jeremy Moore, Application Engineer for Gore’s Civil Aerospace Team.
GORE™ Cable Protection Systems complement Gore’s wide variety of aerospace solutions, including high-speed data cables, high-frequency microwave/RF cable assemblies, aircraft sealants, and more. Gore’s broad catalog of aerospace solutions will be on display at the APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) Expo in Long Beach, California on September 25-28, Booth 1113. For more information, visit gore.com/apex2017, or contact a Gore applications specialist at electronics.usa(at)wlgore(dot)com.
W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to transforming industries and improving lives. Founded in 1958, Gore has built a reputation for solving complex technical challenges in the most demanding environments — from revolutionizing the outerwear industry with GORE-TEX® fabric to creating medical devices that improve and save lives to enabling new levels of performance in the aerospace, pharmaceutical and mobile electronics markets, among other industries. The company is also known for its strong, team-oriented culture and continued recognition from the Great Place to Work® Institute. Headquartered in Newark, Del., Gore employs approximately 10,000 Associates and generates annual revenues that exceed $3 billion. http://www.gore.com.
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House Advantage, will once again directly market and sell its HALo Suite of products to the gaming industry.
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
Las Vegas, NV – September 25, 2017 – House Advantage LLC, the leader in enterprise customer loyalty solutions for the global gaming industry, announced that it has ended a three-year distribution agreement with Aristocrat Technologies Inc. (ATI).
House Advantage, will once again directly market and sell its HALo Suite of products to the gaming industry.
“We look forward to resuming direct engagement with casino customers and continuing our position as a trusted, agnostic provider of the industry’s premium loyalty solutions,” said Jon Wolfe, CEO and founder of House Advantage.
House Advantage will exclusively provide the HALo Suite of Loyalty software solutions, strategic consulting and custom development to gaming customers that deploy any CMS, with the exception of Aristocrat Oasis 360 customers. Aristocrat will continue to exclusively provide the HALo Loyalty package to its Oasis 360 customers Aas Oasis Loyalty Solutions.
House Advantage will also continue to directly sell its HALo Loyalty suite of solutions outside the gaming industry, including retail, entertainment, leisure and other high-growth loyalty markets.
Additionally, House Advantage will continue to provide an open integration platform to the industry’s third-party systems providers, allowing customers to leverage the many products and features that comprise the HALo suite across a wide variety of omni-channel products and providers.
House Advantage will be present at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) October 3-5. For information about HALo Loyalty products, contact Jeff Baldi, VP Sales (702-240-4655 ex. 167) or visit http://www.houseadv.com.
About House Advantage, LLC
House Advantage loyalty marketing technologies, reinforced by strategic expertise and deep industry experience, empower the world’s most successful entertainment brands to seamlessly integrate powerful new marketing strategies and tools. With House Advantage, brands increase customer engagement, generate vital business intelligence, and boost per-customer share-of-wallet with seamless integration and total support for their existing systems. House Advantage is headquartered in Las Vegas, with offices in Macau SAR, Reno, NV and Memphis, TN. http://www.houseadv.com
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Two national nonprofits launch the Innovative Business Hiring Council 2020
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
Two national nonprofits, Innovate+Educate (I+E) and Hope Street Group, today announced the launch of the Innovative Business Hiring Council 2020 (IBHC2020). This effort will build on the already strong relationship between the two organizations as well as their unified vision around shifting employer hiring, training and advancement strategies to focus on skills and competencies.
The IBHC2020 will be a unique, employer-driven Council of companies across industries who are focused on shifting their talent acquisition and development models, with an emphasis on implementing competency-based solutions, sharing their findings with others, and receiving technical assistance from like-minded corporate partners. The Council will work with companies across the services (retail, hospitality, food service), healthcare, IT, cybersecurity and financial sectors to identify effective competency-based talent sourcing models and support these companies in shifting their practices.
“The Council and our partnership with Hope Street Group is very exciting for Innovate+Educate,” stated Jamai Blivin, CEO of Innovate+Educate. “We know that competency-based hiring and advancement approaches ‘filter in’ talent for companies, rather than ‘filter out.’ Together with Hope Street Group, we can provide the framework, solutions and technical assistance to employers to enable this shift in talent strategies.”
The impetus for IBHC2020 is the sustainability portion of a grant to I+E in 2016 from the Rockefeller Foundation. The grant was to support a community of employers around a framework assess, hire, train, advance. Innovate+Educate launched the IBHC in February 2017, which was comprised of business leaders who were responsible for developing and implementing the people strategy in top companies across industries. At the time, the group focused on identifying and leveraging innovative, competency-based learning and hiring solutions to improve economic mobility for candidates and incumbents and increase the hiring/selection ROI for employers. Several organizations that were a part of that first IBHC have agreed to continue their leadership roles and bring new companies to the Council, continuing the focus on hiring and talent development based on skills and competencies. The companies will continue to promote the strategies and outcomes that promote a more diverse workforce and positively impacts their people ROI. IBHC 2020 will consist of top Fortune 500 companies from retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, technology (IT) and financial services
“As we look at effective ways to better match the skills needs of employers with a workforce that can meet those needs, this shift to competency-based talent sourcing is critical and gaining momentum,” said Martin Scaglione, President and CEO of Hope Street Group. “This partnership with Innovate+Educate provides a transformational opportunity to bring employers to the table to consider and advocate for competency-based approaches that are succeeding in meeting skills needs, strengthening workforce diversity and creating a career path for workers that offers greater economic opportunity for themselves and their families.”
I+E is a national nonprofit implementing evidence-based, employer-led strategies to drive competency- based training and hiring for in-demand jobs. Their vision is to create multiple pathways to employment, and their focus is on industry driven solutions to education and employment. http://www.Innovate-Educate.org.
About Hope Street Group:
Hope Street Group is a national non-profit focused on ensuring every American has access to economic opportunity through education, training and a career path that offers advancement and income growth. Hope Street Group’s “Sync Our Signals” is changing the way companies and organizations source and hire talent by improving the signaling between employers, education and workers on the skills and competencies needed for success and career advancement.
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“24” service augments Securly’s AI approach with real-time monitoring by a “crisis team”.
San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
Securly Inc, the Silicon Valley-based student safety company announced today that it is expanding its real-time monitoring services to 24x7 human operations.
In 2017, Securly furthered its “double-bottom line” mission of keeping kids safe online by introducing two free tools - Auditor for emails and Filter for Chromebooks. Within 4 months, Auditor has been implemented by hundreds of school districts to keep over 1 million students safe on Google Mail. In a span of just 2 months, over 700 districts have signed up to use Securly’s free Chrome extension, which provides IT Admins self-harm and bullying alerts across social media, and is an easy way to maintain CIPA compliance. These free users are in addition to the millions of paid student licenses that provide tech support and “any-device anywhere” filtering.
Securly is known for developing artificial intelligence-based automation to flag online activity indicative of bullying, violence, self-harm and sexual predation. While these automated tools provide school personnel access to hitherto unknown insights, they still may not see an important alert until it is too late. “The reality is that troublesome activities do happen, but not always between the hours of 9am and 5pm. Securly wants to minimize any chance of oversight by adding trained humans back into the equation,” says co-founder/CEO Vinay Mahadik.
To address these concerns and compensate for thinly-stretched school staff, Securly’s newest paid service is aptly named “24” and diligently monitored in real-time by real people in conjunction with Securly’s ever-expanding AI. While Filter 24 monitors a student’s activity on the web, social media, and Youtube, Auditor 24 monitors activity across Google emails, documents, and web chat. If the monitoring team finds anything that is cause for concern, parents and counselors will be alerted in real-time based on the judgment and analysis from trained staff members.
The “24” service for Filter and Auditor are Securly’s newest paid products in addition to the company’s award-winning CIPA compliance solution and patented free parental controls for school-issued devices. Taken together, they represent an expanding portfolio of products that position Securly as the student safety company.
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Customer Presentations to Include Dr. Pepper Snapple Group on the Move to SAP HANA® and Nexeo’s Multi-phased Approach to Data Retention and Compliance
Malvern, PA (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation (Dolphin), an SAP partner and provider of solutions in support of SAP® software, today announced that they will be onsite at SAP TechEd® sharing best practices and the latest case studies that demonstrate productive moves to the SAP HANA® platform. Dolphin customers Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and Nexeo will offer presentations at SAP TechEd sharing their approach in the move to SAP HANA, and specifically how they addressed data retention and compliance issues associated with the transition Dolphin CEO Dr. Werner Hopf and Chief Technology Officer Vishal Awasthi will also offer workshops at the event around Data and Document Management Strategies for Transitioning to SAP S/4HANA®.
“Dolphin is proud to once again participate in SAP TechEd and support our customers’ success stories and how their organizations leveraged Dolphin’s data rentention and compliance solutions in their move to SAP HANA,” said Werner Hopf, Chief Executive Office, Dolphin. “This has been a big year for Dolphin celebrating both our customer’s achievements as well as our own. In March, we announced a strategic partnership with Hanse Orga Group to form a global consultancy that allows us to serve the entire financial automation value chain. We are thrilled to better serve our customer’s needs by offering a much broader scope of data and process solutions.”
The SAP TechEd conference, taking place in Las Vegas from September 25-29, focuses on technology with an emphasis on collaboration and hands-on workshops, going beyond technical education. In addition to presenting at the conference, Dolphin will also be demonstrating their solutions at booth 710.
Attendees can hear from Dolphin customers and executives at the following sessions:
Wednesday, September 27 at 11:45 a.m.
When Nexeo was divested from its parent company, it needed to ensure that all of the transactional and master data it had inherited was secure and retained according to the terms of the separation agreement. To ensure compliance, the company took a multi-phased approach to information management and data retention. The company was able to meet its data retention and compliance goals and is now well positioned for the future.
Thursday, September 28 at 6:45 p.m.
With a database of over 20 TB, Dr. Pepper knew that the size of its existing SAP system would present challenges to moving to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA easily, let alone within a 72-hour time frame. Business users were also reluctant to archive any data that would would possibly not be easily accessible for audits or tax reporting. Hear how the company was able to use archiving to reduce the system footprint by more than 8 TB for a fast, problem-free transition to SAP HANA.
In this session, the Dolphin leadership team will present information on how to manage the information in SAP systems before, during and after the transition to SAP S/4HANA. They will discuss practical strategies to reduce the volume of data in existing systems now using data archiving and system decommissioning, to reduce cost and complexity of the future transition to this new in-memory platform.
A significant number of FORTUNE 100™ organizations that deploy SAP solutions partner with Dolphin to utilize its SAP-specific business process management and information lifecycle management solutions. Dolphin focuses exclusively on SAP systems and develops solutions that enable enterprises to get the most from their SAP technology while improving cash flow, lowering costs, and mitigating risk. To learn more, visit http://www.dolphin-corp.com.
Dolphin leads the way in business performance improvement for companies running SAP solutions and is the one partner that manages both data and processes. From data and information lifecycle management to end-to-end solutions for procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processes based on SAP software, Dolphin delivers a competitive advantage that drives cost savings, optimizes cash flows and fosters a lower total cost of ownership. Leveraging SAP technology, Dolphin’s data lifecycle and business process management solutions and add-on applications with SAP-certified integration have built-in flexibility and are designed to be tailored to each customer’s specific business processes and IT environments. In 2017, Dolphin joined Hanse Orga Group, forming a global consultancy serving the entire financial automation value chain, providing robotic solutions for managing data and automating global cash flows and payments, covering accounts payable, accounts receivable and treasury processes. For more information, contact Dolphin at contact(at)dolphin-corp(dot)com or visit http://www.dolphin-corp.com.
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These New Videos Illustrate the Advanced Features of the Company’s X-Ray Inspection Systems
San Carlos, California (PRWEB) September 25, 2017
As part of Peco InspX’s presence at the 2017 Pack Expo show in Las Vegas, Nevada, the company is pleased to release new videos showcasing its state of the art X-Ray inspection systems.
“We are constantly innovating to provide customers with the most high-performance, reliable and lowest total cost of ownership X-Ray inspection machines available. Our latest SHIELD systems represent a major step forward in terms of detection performance and reliability – and when you open the door and look inside, you’ll get an immediate impression of the Made in America craftsmanship going into these machines,” remarked Peco InspX CEO Rich Cisek.
Customers wanting to learn more about the SHIELD X-Ray inspection platform can view: https://vimeo.com/233441466
Customers wanting to learn more about Peco InspX’s class leading glass inspection platform can view: https://vimeo.com/233441891
In addition, Peco InspX’s latest systems will be in display at the 2017 Pack Expo show in Las Vegas in booth 5133.
Learn more at http://www.peco-inspx.com/
About Peco InspX
Peco InspX Corporation is a leading provider of advanced technology inspection solutions for the food and beverage industries. With headquarters in Silicon Valley (San Carlos), CA, the company serves customers around the world and inspects over 120 million food and beverage containers daily. The company specializes in accurate high speed package inspection in machines that are easy to use with a low cost of ownership.
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A recent article identifying the “Top 5 Sustainable Hotels Around The World,” featuring The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s blend of luxury with environmental sustainability and support for local communities, highlights a global trend towards responsible travel, the popular Belizean jungle lodge’s GM says.
San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB) September 26, 2017
The Lodge at Chaa Creek has once again been recognised as one of the world’s top sustainable resorts, further cementing the popular Belizean eco-resort’s reputation as a pioneering leader in sustainable travel, according to general manager Bryony Fleming Bradley.
A September 14 article, “ Top 5 Sustainable Hotels Around The World,” in Luxury Travel Blog, identified five hotels in Australia, Cambodia, Iceland, the USA and Belize’s The Lodge at Chaa Creek, which travel writer Tom Marchant describes as;
“In the lush Belizean jungle, this luxury hotel has led the way for sustainable tourism in the region. Sustainable construction, sustainable operations and initiatives allow nature to flourish and welcome the local wildlife. With a range of accommodation available – from sleek villas boasting outdoor hot tubs, plunge pools and private butlers, to budget friendly camping – Chaa Creek is triumphantly blurring the lines between the worlds of high end and budget eco-tourism”
“... a sense of adventure but a discerning taste for the better things in life. Offering an authentic jungle experience in the beating heart of Belize’s rainforest, Chaa Creek is a stunning lodge devoted to sustainability and green tourism, but doesn’t scrimp on luxury as a result."
Ms Bradley said such comments reflect well not only on Chaa Creek, but the state of global tourism in general.
“My parents, Mick and Lucy Fleming, started Chaa Creek with a few small cottages on our family farm on the Macal River back in 1981, the same month Belize achieved independence from Great Britain. Belize was still relatively unknown, and the Cayo District even more so, so most of our early guests were researchers exploring the local ancient Maya temples and archaeological sites, professional birders, people studying Belize’s flora and fauna, local culture and so on.
“And since they were both keen environmentalists, they attracted likeminded people and developed Chaa Creek very consciously, working with the natural contours of the land, building around big trees rather than cutting them down, and building in a sustainable manner.
“As my father says, Chaa Creek was an eco-resort before we even heard the term, and we’ve been happy to keep it that way, and proving that you can combine luxury, great food and service and exciting activities in ways that actually benefit the environment and local communities.
“And over the years we’ve been fortunate that more and more travellers feel that same sense of responsibility to the land and people they visit, and that sustainable tourism has become so popular. It’s a very good sign," Ms Bradley said.
It would appear that global travel trends have caught up with the Fleming’s green ethos. In a recent Condé Nast Traveller survey, 93% of respondents stated that travel companies should be responsible for protecting the environment, and 58% said they based their choice of a hotel on the support it gives to local communities, while Forbes quotes a survey that shows nearly two-thirds of US travellers “often or always” consider the environment when choosing accommodation.
And in a 2012 Trip Advisor survey, 71% of respondents said they planned on making more-eco-friendly choices during the next year, and that 65% actually did so in the last twelve months.
In this global travel climate, Chaa Creek continues to attract attention and recognition such as first place honours in their category at the 2017 National Geographic World Legacy Awards presented at the world’s largest travel trade fair held in Berlin last February.
The Belizean eco-resort also has been recognised by Green Globe with that organisation’s highest certification, was among the Travel Chanel’s top “Eco-Friendly Luxury Resorts”, Green Hotelier’s “Eco-Hotels of the World”, and has been recognised by TripAdvisor, Green Travel Index, Trip Savvy, L’EcoResorts, and other travel authorities for their commitment to sustainable travel and responsible tourism.
Situated with a 400-acre private nature reserve with a wide range of accommodations spanning the rustic to the luxurious, and featuring farm-to-table dining at the onsite Mariposa restaurant, Chaa Creek also features an internationally recognised Hilltop Spa, eco-infinity pool, a Belize Natural History Museum, butterfly breeding farm, traditional Maya organic farm and rainforest medicinal plant trail and other amenities.
Onsite activities include river canoeing and tubing, horseback riding and nature hikes along miles of trails crisscrossing the nature reserve, jungle and river safaris, morning bird identification, nocturnal wildlife adventures and more, giving Chaa Creek the reputation as Belize’s “Destination within a Destination” among travel industry professionals, Ms Bradley explained.
“Chaa Creek’s growth in many ways parallels that of Belize’s. We grew very quickly, but more importantly we did so with scrupulous attention to how development would affect the environment and our local communities. Fortunately, we tapped into a more responsible attitude towards tourism on the part of many of today’s travellers, and that’s been really beneficial for everyone concerned, I think.
“It’s the very definition of a win-win situation,” Ms Bradley said.
The Lodge at Chaa Creek is a multi-award winning eco resort set within a 400-acre private nature reserve along the banks of the Macal River in Belize. It was recognised by National Geographic with first place honours at the 2017 World Legacy Awards held in Berlin.
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Dr. Katherine McGrady is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2017
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Katherine McGrady, Ph.D., as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.
“I’m pleased to welcome Katherine into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”
Katherine McGrady, Ph.D., joined CNA Corporation nearly 30 years ago. The nonprofit research and analysis organization located in Arlington, VA, operates the Institute for Public Research and the Center for Naval Analyses. During her long and successful tenure at CNA, she has held a number of key leadership roles, including Director of the Marine Corps Program, and VP and Director of Research and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. McGrady has extensive experience conducting field research and analysis during Desert Shield and Storm and in Somalia as part of Operation Restore Hope.
In 2015, Dr. McGrady was named President and CEO of CNA. Today, it is celebrating its 75th anniversary and Dr. McGrady is committed to ensuring the company focuses on “its uncommon approach to gathering data first-hand in order to better understand both clear and underlying issues to a problem.” Using the skills she has honed in leadership, change management, team development, and communications and facilitating, Dr. McGrady looks forward to continuing to lead CNA into the future while always celebrating its storied past.
Dr. McGrady has a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Macromolecular Science from the University of Michigan and an A.B. in Chemistry from Smith College. She is active in a number of professional organizations, including Leadership Arlington, whose mission is to “enlighten, inspire and connect leaders through community building and leadership development.” Dr. McGrady also has a strong interest in introducing young people to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), encouraging and guiding them to explore education and, ultimately, careers in these fields.
Awards & Accomplishments:
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Macromolecular Science and Engineering; M.S., University of Michigan, Macromolecular Science and Engineering; A.B., Smith College, Chemistry; recipient of Department of Navy’s Superior Public Service Award, Desert Shield/Desert Storm Civilian Southwest Asia Service Medal, International Women’s Forum Leadership Fellows Program; member of Leadership Arlington, Vistage (DC), WIFA
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.
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PMI® registered education provider PMO Advisory is announcing a new Project Management training course and curriculum designed for passing the PMI® PMP® certification exam based on the new 6th edition, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® 6.0 Guide). This course will be launched in New York City as a 3-Day Bootcamp December 13, 14, & 15, 2017, at a special introductory price of $699.
Cedar Grove, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2017
PMI® registered education provider PMO Advisory is announcing a new Project Management training course and curriculum designed for passing the PMI® PMP® certification exam based on the new 6th edition, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® 6.0 Guide). This PMP Certification course and curriculum centered around the new PMBOK® 6.0 Guide will be launched in New York City as a 3-Day Bootcamp December 13, 14, & 15, 2017, at a special introductory price of $699. Click here to learn how to secure a seat at this special introductory price with limited availability for this in-person classroom instructor led PMP course designed to enable passing PMI®’s PMP® 6.0 certification exam on the first try.
When it comes to professional education and training, distance or virtual education has become an increasingly common alternative to classroom-based learning, largely driven by the lesser cost. However with PMO Advisory introducing a $699 in-person PMP®, training course and curriculum based on the new PMBOK 6.0, those seeking PMI® PMP® certification in 2018 now have a choice. Richness of information and memorable experiences are realized through behavior and body language, including one’s mannerisms, gestures, tone, language, and volume of voice, all of which is part of the in-person classroom experience. With face-to-face learning education is retained and the curriculum “sticks”, better ensuring passing the PMI® Project Management Professional PMBOK 6.0 certification exam on the first try.
Project Managers are imperative in every industry, and the fundamental concepts that determine the success of a manager do not drastically differ between industries - hence this globally recognized gold standard PMP® certification is beneficial for anyone seeking to enhance their qualification portfolio, management competencies, management credibility, salary, and employability prospects.
This course will be launched in New York City; however, the public is welcome to visit PMO Advisory’s new training center 17 miles outside of New York City in Cedar Grove, NJ. As New Jersey’s leading project management training center PMO Advisory offers project management training courses leading to certification in Portfolio (PfMP®), Program (PgMP®), Project (PMP® and CAPM®), Risk (PMI-RMP®), and Agile (PMI-ACP®). PMO Advisory also offers training programs in Project Management Office (PMO) and Organizational Change Management (OCM) training. The PMO Advisory training center allows executives and managers to get off- site and immerse themselves in accelerated learning without the interruptions that invariably happens with on-site training. Click here to learn more and visit PMO Advisory online.
PMO Advisory LLC was founded by Dr. Te Wu who holds the following PMI® certifications: PfMP®, PgMP®, PMP®, and PMI-RMP® (Portfolio, Program, Project and Risk Management, Professional), and is an assistant professor at Montclair State University, while also being an adjunct at Stevens Institute of Technology, and Touro Graduate School of Business.
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New branding showcases company’s leadership as a global manufacturer of surgical instruments and implants.
Memphis, TN (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
In’Tech Medical SAS (http://www.intech-medical.com), the leading Contract Manufacturer of surgical instruments in Orthopedics, today announced that it is consolidating its global brand identity designed to underscore the company’s commitment to providing manufacturing solutions in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
“The new brand reflects both the current evolution of the company, as well as our vision for the future.” says Laurent Pruvost, President. “Since inception in 2000, we have been recognized as a high-quality European manufacturer of surgical instruments in Orthopedics. With the successful integration of Turner Medical in 2015, in the United States, followed by the acquisition of Ortho-Solutions in 2016, in Malaysia, we have become a global player in our niche market. We felt that it was important that our branding reflects our ability to provide scalable solutions to our growing number of customers with international ambitions.”
The new branding intends to highlight In’Tech Medical's core mission. By expanding its services through hand-picked acquisitions while building a synergy between each site, In’Tech Medical strives to provide an extensive range of manufacturing solutions in order to better serve the customer.
“The three new logos capitalize on the traditional In’Tech Medical brand identity showing an evolution not a revolution,” said Romain Ibled, Global Sales Manager. “Having a brand architecture that represents each region in which we have manufacturing capabilities highlights In’Tech Medical’s strength as a one-stop-shop, as well as our ability to provide a high level of customer service internationally. We wanted our new branding to invite our customers to think globally as they engage us locally.”
While In’Tech Medical brand has evolved to better represent what the company is today, the company’s value proposition remains the same, one of total commitment to customer satisfaction and long-lasting relationships.
In’Tech Medical is currently on a world tour, and will be exhibiting in Europe (Eurospine - booth L73) and in the United States (NASS - booth 540). The company invites you to join them to discuss more about the opportunities stemming from this new global branding initiative.
About In’Tech Medical
Founded in France in 2000, In’Tech Medical is a global leader in orthopedic contract-manufacturing. With the company’s recent expansion in USA and Malaysia, In’Tech Medical is now the world’s largest provider of surgical instruments to the Spine Industry. Powered by a diverse product portfolio, an ability to find solutions to complex engineering challenges, and over 500 employees globally, In’Tech Medical is ideally positioned for sustainable growth and personalized customer care.
In’Tech Medical is also home to The Prototype Garage - prototype dedicated cells located both in Europe & the US, with the intent of serving industry with production-equivalent prototypes in a rapid-delivery setting.
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Over the past 18-years through Habitat for Humanity, $340,000 has been raised along with the help of hundreds of students from 40-organizations erecting shacks each year in the Brickyard on the NC State campus.
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
Started in 1998, the NC State Caldwell Fellows Student Shack-A-Thon fund raiser primary goal was to help bring awareness to the issue of affordable housing for people in Wake County, NC. Over the past 18-years through Habitat for Humanity, $340,000 has been raised along with the help of hundreds of students from 40-organizations erecting shacks each year in the Brickyard on the NC State campus. The goal this year is to raise $65,000 for the construction of an entire Habitat Wake County home. To date the NC State Habitat for Humanity chapter has helped sponsor and build 23-homes since 1991.
“We had a very ambitious goal this year for Shack-A-Thon and thanks to Koolbridge Solar’s large donation, I believe we will meet that goal and even surpass it. We have never been sponsored by a company and I think few shacks are so generously supported as ours was this year. This kind of partnership bolsters everyone involved and has inspired each member of our shack group to push even further in raising money and awareness for such an important cause. We could not be more grateful towards Koolbridge Solar for sponsoring the Caldwell Fellows and cannot describe the excitement we have each experienced upon hearing about their generous sponsorship. I truly believe we will raise more money this year than we ever have before,” said Craig Prince, NCSU College of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Caldwell Fellows Class of 2019.
“Koolbridge Solar was very fortunate to be able to have several students from the NCSU Engineering Department as summer interns, and offered full-time employment to a 2017 undergraduate. Our goal as the Company grows is to continue to bring in top students from universities such as NCSU to help build our product development team so that we provide the best products on the market. Contributing to the NC State Caldwell Fellows Student Shack-A-Thon charity is just one way that Koolbridge Solar is able to be an integral part of the RTP community, and show our appreciation for the high level of talent that comes from NCSU,” said Chris Tridico, Chief Technology Officer of Koolbridge Solar. Mr. Tridico received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Japanese Language and Cultural Studies from North Carolina State University in 1992. He is a John T. Caldwell Fellow and received a full academic scholarship.
For additional information about NCSU Shack-A-Thon, see: http://shackathon.org/
For additional information about Koolbridge Solar go to: http://www.koolbridgesolar.com
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Aislelabs has announced the release of their new WiFi marketing for shopping malls white-paper explaining how malls can reinvent themselves digitally.
Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
Aislelabs has just released a brand new white-paper entitled “Why Wi-Fi Matters for the Shopping Centres of Tomorrow.” The new document was prepared for shopping centre groups and owners detailing how WiFi marketing for shopping malls can help today's shopping centres thrive in the retail market of tomorrow. It is available right now at https://www.aislelabs.com/shopping-centres-malls-heatmaps-analytics-whitepaper-ebook/
Shopping centres have undergone a tectonic shift in the last few years due to the rise of e-commerce. Once a dedicated and centralized place for retail, they have since broadened beyond that narrow definition. No longer do they focus on retail shopping alone and are expanding into restaurants, fitness centres, medical clinics, office spaces, as well as other recreational, business, and institutional uses. The white-paper details how to prosper in this new paradigm.
One of the biggest challenges facing mall owners/operators is the lack of direct relationships with shoppers which is necessary for creating personalized and experience based environments. Guest WiFi has become a ubiquitous service in shopping malls and can be utilized to achieve more than just basic connectivity. It can be harnessed as an indispensable tool for gaining valuable behavioural and demographic customer insights, along with collecting contact information, to build sophisticated CRM lists.
In this document, shopping centre owners and groups will learn why WiFi matters for their malls, which trends are driving this change, and why malls need to reinvent themselves in order to keep pace with a changing market. The white-paper also details how the industry has changed in the modern era and explores the tools required for a digital transformation. Here is an overview of what is covered in this free document:
• Why WiFi Matters for the Shopping Centres of Tomorrow
“Why Wi-Fi Matters for the Shopping Centres of Tomorrow” is available right now at Aislelabs.com. Download the WiFi marketing for shopping malls white-paper by clicking on this link: https://www.aislelabs.com/shopping-centres-malls-heatmaps-analytics-whitepaper-ebook/
Aislelabs services numerous industry verticals including airports, retail, brands, coffee shops, cafs, restaurants, venues, hospitality, and shopping centres. To learn more about Aislelabs, visit their website at http://www.aislelabs.com or contact Aislelabs at 1 (888) 765-3645 or by email media(at)aislelabs(dot)com.
About Aislelabs Inc.: Aislelabs is a technology company offering the most advanced Wi-Fi location marketing, advertising, and analytics platform in the market. They help clients build relationships with visitors and shoppers, marketing to them based on their behaviour inside brick-and-mortar spaces. Aislelabs technology empowers their clients to target audiences across all digital channels and create high-impact campaigns with measurable ROI.
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SharePoint Fest returns to Chicago, Illinois December 5 – 8, 2017 at McCormick Place South. KWizCom, a leading global developer of SharePoint Forms & Mobile Solution, as well as multiple other powerful SharePoint web parts, add-ons and apps for Office 365 (SharePoint Online) designed to expand Microsoft SharePoint, will be on the expo hall floor as a gold sponsor of this annual technology conference.
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
At SharePoint Fest Chicago, an exclusive SharePoint and Office 365 technology conference, attendees will learn from the brightest minds in the SharePoint universe!
SharePoint Fest Chicago will begin with two days of pre-conference workshops on December 5 and 6, 2017, followed by a two-day conference (including an expo hall) on December 7 and 8, 2017. Be sure to stop by the KWizCom booth to see how they help customers around the world attain their goals while avoiding the need to develop expensive custom designed solutions!
"We are excited to be part of the SharePoint Fest Chicago this year again and look forward to exhibiting and showcasing some of our most recent products”, says Sara Jhangiryan, the Marketing Manager at KWizCom. “Attendees are encouraged to visit our booth to meet the team and play fun games to win gift cards and other prizes.”
Since 2005, KWizCom has provided innovative solutions and services to make SharePoint even better for over 7,000 companies worldwide. KWizCom is a leading provider of SharePoint Forms, Workflows, Mobile, Wiki solutions, and over 60 other add-ons for SharePoint on-premises and apps for Office 365. KWizCom software is available to federal, state and local government agencies through GSA schedule.
KWizCom is a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner that is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. To find out more about the company and its products, please visit http://www.kwizcom.com.
Web Site: http://www.kwizcom.com
About SharePoint Fest
SharePoint Fest is in its seventh year. It offers a two-day conference (with two optional pre-conference workshop days) that brings together SharePoint enthusiasts and practitioners, with many of the leading SharePoint experts and solution providers in the country.
Attend SharePoint Fest Chicago where attendees will be able to attend workshops and seminars – taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft engineers, and Microsoft MCM's and MVPs – covering Enterprise Content Management, Implementation/Administration, Business Value, Search, Business Intelligence, Office 365 and SharePoint Development. Attendees will be able to choose one complete learning track or mix and match based on what content best meets their current needs.
At SharePoint Fest Chicago, there will be sessions created for SharePoint administrators, software developers, business analysts, information architects, and knowledge workers, which will ensure that attendees walk away with as much knowledge as they desire to truly leverage SharePoint in their current environment.
Web Site: http://www.sharepointfest.com/Chicago
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Gary Pudles, CEO and President of SA Hosted and Managed Solutions, has been invited to present at this year’s AstriCon.
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
Gary Pudles, CEO and President of SA Hosted and Managed Solutions, has been invited to present at this year’s AstriCon. AstriCon is a three-day conference with a purpose to expand awareness and knowledge of the open-sourced communications software. Pudles, who recently launched SA Virtual Contact Center (VCC) using Asterisk, will be speaking on the ability to create cloud-based call center technology built on that platform.
In recent years, cloud-based platforms have become much of the norm for contact centers. However, not all systems provide omni-channel communications and little have room for integrations with other software products. In 2015, Gary Pudles introduced a cost-effective contact center platform (VCC) by stacking technology such as Asterisk and other open-source applications.
“The key is to provide a seamless and personalized experience for each caller,” said Pudles. “A call center agent can have a real-time text communication with a client's customer and then dispatch that entire conversation to the client's on call person using voice, email, SMS, fax, etc. If your platform doesn’t support multiple communication paths, and doesn’t easily integrate with client programs, then your system lacks that customer-centric focus.”
Pudles session at AstriCon will include tips on:
-Technology Sourcing: Understanding how to scope your technology needs as a business owner.
-Input on Open Source Tools: Finding the right ones for your contact center.
-The Many Faces of Asterisk: Learning the system inside and out and teaching it how to work with you.
Held at the Omni Orlando, Pudles will lead his session on October 4, 2017 at 3:45 PM EST. For more information about Gary Pudles and SA Hosted and Managed Solutions, please visit http://www.SAHosted.com. For more information about AstriCon 2017, please visit http://www.asterisk.org/community/astricon-user-conference.
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Virtual Speech Center Inc., a leading software development company for therapists, today announced the release of TheraPlatform, a web-based, secure, and HIPAA-compliant telepractice platform.
Burbank,CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
TheraPlatform is a teletherapy platform that allows therapists to connect with their clients online. It provides therapists with not only a virtual room but also built-in tools and therapeutic materials, such as interactive apps, making online therapy engaging and enjoyable.
“There are many general videoconferencing tools on the market allowing therapists to meet their clients virtually, but they were not built with therapists in mind, and they lack therapeutic materials,” said Beata Klarowska, co-founder of TheraPlatform. “We had the pleasure of meeting many therapists in person, when attending professional conferences, and they all reported to us that preparing for online session is very time-consuming, as therapists themselves need to organize and create their own materials to share with their clients,” added Beata.
TheraPlatform provides individual therapists and organizations with turnkey teletherapy software that helps therapists to focus on their clients and saves planning time. Therapists can take advantage of interactive tools available in TheraPlatform, such as a whiteboard, apps, document sharing, and screen sharing. TheraPlatform can be used by speech and language pathologists, occupational and physical therapists, and mental health providers, making it an ideal platform for practices, clinics, or organizations that provide multidisciplinary services.
TheraPlatform was developed by Virtual Speech Center Inc., a software development company founded in 2011. Virtual Speech Center Inc. has developed over 40 apps for therapists to date, helping them to treat cognitive and communicative disorders.
To learn more about TheraPlatform, visit http://www.theraplatform.com.
To schedule a demo, visit https://www.theraplatform.com/Support/Contact.
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Cesar DOnofrio, awarded at the Midsize Enterprise Summit in San Antonio, TX.
San Antonio, Texas. 25th September, 2017- (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
Cesar DOnofrio been named the Top Midmarket IT Executive of the Year. He was recognized as the most influential vendor and solution provider executive because of his strong commitment to the midmarket customers, for his leadership, and for his strategic thinking.
The award was presented during the Midsize Enterprise Summit 2017 (MES). MES is the Midmarket IT executive event of the year, gathering more than 200 CIOs and senior IT leaders to exchange ideas and best practices.
Since 2006, Cesar has continued to ensure that his company delivers services tailored to the needs of middle-market companies. Apart from serving as CEO and founder of Making Sense since 2006, Cesar has spoken at various IT events, including World BPO-ITO Forum in NY, SXSW 2013, and more. He was also selected to be among the 2013 Nearshore Americas’ Power 50 Leaders and in 2016 he was chosen to take part in the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program.
About Making Sense
Making Sense is a software development company offering end-to-end UX-focused software product development and application modernization solutions since 2006. It has over 150 employees who work in different offices located in the United States, Argentina and Mexico.
The company offers the latest software development strategies, and has many partners worldwide. Some of its most prominent clients include Rackspace, DELL and AMD. Consistently demonstrating a high degree of technical excellence, Making Sense maintains a strong commitment to offering outstanding service and quality custom software products.
Making Sense LLC
210-807-3540 Ext. 1023
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Two separate counties buy one system to reduce costs while remaining independent.
Mountain Home and Yellville, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
In a creative decision that will improve the way 9-1-1 service providers deliver public safety services in Arkansas, two counties have jointly purchased a new 9-1-1 system from Solacom. By sharing one system, Marion and Baxter counties will not only save costs and resources, but will also have the ability to host counties with smaller populations on their network.
“I am extremely excited about working with Solacom to band together with Baxter County and bringing a new concept to Arkansas,” says Jennifer Hunt, Marion County 9-1-1 Coordinator. “Solacom helped our two counties work together to do a cost share for 9-1-1 equipment, which reduces the financial burden and allows us to focus on what we do as call takers — help citizens on their worst day.”
Both entities wanted an interoperable, state-of-the-art system, and chose Solacom’s .
Guardian 9-1-1 Solution, with two positions in Marion County and four in Baxter County. Each county remains fully independent, serving its own population base. Leadership in both counties, including Judge Mickey Pendergrass and Judge Terry Ott demonstrated vision by creating solutions that are outside-the-box for their respective counties and can be duplicated throughout Arkansas.
“First responders depend on reliable and secure systems to carry out their jobs in the safest and most efficient manner possible,” says Shannon Guynn, Baxter County 9-1-1 coordinator. “The Solacom solution is a game changer for every agency that has ever dealt with system crashes and downtime.”
With Solacom’s Guardian 9-1-1 Solution, both counties now have the most flexible, user-centric emergency call management solution for Public Service Answering Points (PSAPs). The IP-based, fully integrated NG9-1-1 solution is designed to support all current and emerging standards and enables future enhancements without replacing the underlying infrastructure.
At the desktop, call takers in both counties work with the customizable Guardian 9-1-1 Call Handling solution, which enables quick and efficient response to every call. In addition, Marion and Baxter counties are now text-to-911 ready with Guardian Text, which is seamlessly integrated in the solution.
Call takers are also equipped with Guardian Map, which displays complete call location information and enables them to answer and manage calls directly with the interface.
The complete solution for both counties includes Solacom’s Guardian Management Information System (MIS), a call logging, tracking, and reporting application, which allows the PSAPs to collect ongoing, real-time critical data and access all data at any time for a variety of administrative reports.
Marion and Baxter Counties have the added reassurance that they can back each other up. If for any reason call takers in either location need to evacuate their building, the system is designed to allow call takers to relocate to the other PSAP, sign in, and take calls just as if they were still in their own county.
The complete Guardian solution includes Solacom’s Guardian Managed Services, which ensure compliance with the latest standards and technology, provide ongoing upgrades, and make sure the installed solution is operating at peak performance. All alerts are investigated by certified Solacom technicians, who identify and address any issues before they escalate into more serious problems, reducing potential downtime.
“For many PSAPs these days, budgets are very tight and some may not have the same purchasing power as other counties,” says Tony Parrott, Solacom vice president of sales. “The Solacom solution has allowed Marion and Baxter Counties to optimize their budget and save money. With this solution, Marion and Baxter Counties can also allow smaller counties to use the core equipment by hosting them on their network. We are very excited to see what opportunities this provides for PSAPs in Arkansas.”
Solacom 9-1-1 call handling and management solutions are built on more than 30 years of research and innovation in the application of advanced hardware and software technologies for public safety. Today, Solacom Guardian 9-1-1 solutions support thousands of agencies affecting millions of lives annually. From dense urban environments to statewide deployments, Solacom solutions are trusted to streamline 9-1-1 call handling and management processes and enable more efficient collection of critical information in emergency situations. For more information, visit: http://www.solacom.com.
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On International Homesickness Day, LlamaColombia.com offers Colombian expats an amazing Facebook contest.
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 27, 2017
“Home is where your heart is, but your heart can be in many places at a time.” That’s this year’s motto on International Homesickness Day. Colombian expats are invited to celebrate International Homesickness Day with a Facebook contest, challenging them to share the most valuable lesson they learned after moving abroad.
The Facebook contest hosted by LlamaColombia.com Facebook page is open starting September 27 until October 1. The winner will be picked randomly on October 2 and shall be awarded $10 Voice Credit for international calls to Colombia.
When talking about the things Colombian expats miss about their home country, the tone is sometimes nostalgic, sometimes sad, but it is always filled with the pride of being Colombian, with vivid memories about the country that shaped their personality. International Homesickness Day, celebrated on September 27 came into being as an expression of all these feelings, as an opportunity to remember what expats worldwide miss after leaving their native lands.
The international calling service offered by LlamaColombia.com is intuitive and simple to use, since calls can be placed from:
1. any phone through the use of access numbers
2. from any smartphone as LlamaColombia.com offers a free app, for both iOS and Android devices, called KeepCalling. By using the free app, customers can make calls by using their phone contacts as long as they are saved in international format.
Besides Voice Credit, LlamaColombia.com also offers Monthly Plans and a Mobile Recharge service. Monthly Plans are monthly subscriptions which offer discounted rates for frequent calls to both landlines and mobiles in Colombia. The plans available on LlamaColombia.com are Colombia 300 that includes 300 minutes for $5.79/month, Colombia 500 with 500 minutes for $9.49/month, and Colombia 1000, offering 1000 minutes for $17.99/month.
Mobile Recharge is a service that helps customers recharge phones anywhere in the world. The process is fast and secure and the credit reaches its destination instantly. The operators available for top ups to Colombia are Tigo, Movistar, Claro, Uff Móvil, Virgin Mobile, Avantel, ETB, and UNE.
LlamaColombia.com’s mission is to bring people together, no matter the distance, because no distance is too long if people stay connected. That’s why all the services the website offers are a great solution for keeping a close relationship with everyone living back home in Colombia. This is mainly due to:
LlamaColombia.com is a website for Colombians abroad. The platform is powered by KeepCalling, a global telecommunications company registered in 2002 in USA. Presently, KeepCalling provides its services to hundreds of thousands of consumers worldwide, with a focus on customer satisfaction. KeepCalling has been listed by Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the USA for 5 consecutive years. In 2015 the company registered a revenue increase of over 200% from 2011 to 2014.
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