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- 11/01/17--15:30: KD Series of Industrial Generators Continues to Expand Globally
- 22 KD1600 generators were selected for a large data center in Ashburn, Virginia (USA). When completed in late 2017, the complex will encompass six buildings with more than 245,000 square feet and 16 megawatts of critical IT load.
- 11 KD1800 generators were selected by a UK-based data center. The center is owned by a Japanese telecom company, which selected the KD Series based on the low emissions of the new line.
- Two KD1800 generators were selected to provide backup power to a major hospital in France. The generators are placed in ISO20 Super Silent containers and will ensure critical systems in the hospital’s many operating rooms maintain power during unplanned outages.
- 11/01/17--16:35: Online Communities Leader JCS Consulting Rebrands to Paladin Group
- 11/01/17--17:00: Two Winners Chosen as AngelMD Hosts ACEP17 incubatED Pitch Event
- 11/01/17--23:25: Circlepix announces PIXsocial skill for Amazon Alexa
- 11/02/17--05:00: Cultiv8 Consulting Rebrands as Illumiti HCM
- 11/02/17--05:00: LogicGate is Named to the Global RegTech 100 List
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T1V announces the release of ThinkHub 4.2, which includes expanded remote participant capabilities with AirConnect Files and AirConnect Access.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
T1V announces its quarterly software release for ThinkHub, which introduces a robust feature set to improve remote collaboration amongst meeting participants in its AirConnect App with the addition of AirConnect Files™ and AirConnect Access™. In addition to UI enhancements and a higher-performance Stylus Mode, ThinkHub 4.2 features native videoconferencing integration for Zoom.
AirConnect is the BYOD (bring your own device) companion application that allows participants to share their device screens to ThinkHub and ViewHub. With ThinkHub 4.2, AirConnect Files introduces the ability to exchange files between individual devices and the ThinkHub Canvas. Users can now share files to and download files from the interactive Canvas with their AirConnect app. This functionality includes the exchange of Canvas notes, website URLs, and media files.
Similarly, users can download any media file from the Canvas to their device - making the exchange of files between team members and remote participants more seamless than ever. AirConnect Files retains the original media file size and resolution, and is currently available for all Mac and Windows devices.
AirConnect Access provides remote participants the same ThinkHub controls they would experience if they were in-room. Under the AirConnect Access feature set, participants can view, control, and virtually point in the digital Canvas. Also within AirConnect Access controls, users can download the entire Canvas as a PDF.
Because AirConnect Access enables remote participants to fully engage in ThinkHub’s collaboration capabilities, the AirConnect Access control panel allows the meeting organizer to control who has what level of access to the ThinkHub Canvas. Using the AirConnect credentials, remote participants will always be able to view. But the in-room organizer can specify which remote participants can control and point within a ThinkHub session.
T1V is a visual collaboration software company specializing in multitouch, multiuser applications for enterprise, education, and active learning. The company’s collaboration software features BYOD (bring your own device) technology, designed to support the many devices, programs and platforms of today’s workforce.
T1V’s suite of collaboration software represents total meeting room solutions that are replacing much of the hardware we equate meeting room technology with today.
To learn more, visit t1v.com
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Transducers USA, a leading supplier of audible signal devices, has announced the introduction of its new low frequency piezo audio indicators.
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
These solid-state devices are ideal replacements for electro-mechanical audio devices that include moving parts, which eventually wear out. This innovation represents a new approach to engineering audible signal devices as compared to the use of older electro-mechanical technology. Transducers USA is not aware of any other audible signal device manufacturer offering this new technology.
This new FLIP Series (Frequency-Low, Indicator-Piezo) contains a solid-state piezo ceramic bender, instead of the electro-mechanical device, which incorporates a coil that creates the magnetic field to drive a hammer and hit a membrane that actuates the buzzer. The FLIP ceramic piezo actuates its buzzer when voltage is applied to the piezo device itself. Without moving parts, the FLIP audio device will provide a much longer life and lower failure rate than its electro-mechanical counterparts.
The new FLIP Series is well suited for audible emergency alarms, such as those used in hospitals, nursing homes, medical centers, etc. They are ideal for smoke, CO2 and other detectors. The low frequency FLIP buzzer, in combination with high frequency beepers, provide a spectrum of alternative frequencies to accommodate both the normal and the hard-of-hearing, as is often the case in nursing homes.
The innovative FLIP Series has been designed in response to the need for alerts and alarms to be more detectable to the human ear, especially the hearing impaired. The Hearing Loss Association of America reports “About 20% of Americans report some degree of hearing loss and at age 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss.” Legislation is currently pending to address this audio concern. The FLIP audio indicator is an ideal solution to this audibility issue, which is associated with traditional alarms, alerts and other audible signal devices. In addition, the longer operating life and lower failure rate of the FLIP Series make this solid-state device an exceptional alternative to electro-mechanical audible signal devices.
The FLIP low frequency notifiers will activate a buzzer that sounds almost identical to the electro-mechanical counterpart. To demonstrate this, you can listen to and compare two audio files: one has a recording of an electro-mechanical buzzer, and the other has a recording of a FLIP piezo buzzer. Listen to the audio files at: https://clyp.it/user/bk3gwnq4 to experience the negligible difference among these two types of audible signal devices.
The frequency of the FLIP Series audio indicators is 400 Hz +/- 50 Hz, and can range from 350 Hz to 450 Hz. The SPL is 95 dBA @ 10 cm and the voltage rating is 12 VDC.
Transducers USA will provide modifications to its standard FLIP parts, as well as custom design FLIP indicators, with variations in parts and packaging.
The price point for the FLIP Series will be slightly higher than that for its electro-mechanical counterpart, but the FLIP indicators will provide greater reliability and longevity.
For more information on the FLIP Series from Transducers USA, please visit: http://www.tusainc.com.
FREE samples of these input and/or output devices are available to editors upon request. Please contact Joe Sieracki at 847-956-1920.
About Transducers USA
Transducers USA produces quality audible signal devices at very competitive prices for Original Equipment Manufacturers. The company manufactures a comprehensive line of audio indicators and transducers in piezo and electro-mechanical varieties, including microphones, speakers, and ultrasonic components.
Products are manufactured in ISO-9000 and RoHS certified facilities in Asia. Transducers USA provides customer support and engineering assistance from their local headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL. Over 1,300 production workers and 100 specialized audio engineers support Transducers USA.
In addition to hundreds of standard audible signal devices, custom products are also available at Transducers USA, based on either a customer’s design or one created by Transducers USA engineers. CAD drawings and tooling will be provided at no charge for qualified orders.
Distributors and sale representatives are utilized as a channel to market. Local contacts can be found on http://www.tusainc.com.
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Join the upcoming webinar to learn how leading A/R teams lower DSO by performing a collections maturity people and process assessment.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
AR & O2C Network and Highradius Corporation will be hosting a complimentary webinar on “The Collections Operations Maturity Model: How Leading A/R Teams Lower DSO by Enabling People, Process, Data, Collaboration and Technology,” Thursday, November 2, 2017 2 PM ET. Attendees of the session will learn how to assess people, process and technology that drive collections operations in their organizations to reduce DSO and past-due A/R.
While credit and accounts receivable departments aim for 90%+ current receivables current i.e., within payment terms, the reality is that more than 38% of invoices are not paid on time. Most A/R teams mitigate the impact of receivables to control past-due A/R by attempting to change payment terms, through Six-Sigma process design and technology adoption, however, the success stories are few and far between.
The webinar presenters will share how research on more than 500 receivables projects has demonstrated that credit and A/R leaders are more likely to positively impact A/R KPIs if they start with an assessment of their collections operation maturity. Assessment parameters on such initiatives should include people, processes, data, collaboration and technology. The Collections Operations Maturity Model has been devised to help finance decision makers perform an in-depth evaluation of their current operations and identify clear next steps to advance up the maturity pyramid.
In the upcoming webinar, Judy Bicking, Senior Trainer, IOFM, Bob Diana, Regional Vice President, HighRadius and CM Nayak, Manager - Solutions Engineering, HighRadius will discuss The Collections Operations Maturity Model and the best practices to manage and measure collections and fundamentally transform it from a reactive process to a proactive one.
Judy, a 27-year Johnson & Johnson Global Business Services veteran, was first recognized as a leader in credit management and then as a pioneer and leader in procure-to-pay. Bob has more than fifteen years of experience in workflow automation for the credit to cash space and is currently managing a HighRadius team covering the east coast while also developing partner relationships. CM has half a decade experience in consulting with companies including Nike, Mars and Commercial Metals customers on large receivables transformation projects.
For more information or to register for the live event click here.
HighRadius is a Fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company. The HighRadius™ Integrated Receivables platform optimizes cash flow through automation of receivables and payments processes across credit, collections, cash application, deductions, electronic billing and payment processing. Powered by the Rivana™ Artificial Intelligence Engine, HighRadius™ Integrated Receivables enables teams to leverage machine learning for accurate decision making and future outcomes. The radiusOne™ B2B payment network allows suppliers to digitally connect with buyers, closing the loop from supplier receivable processes to buyer payable processes. HighRadius solutions have a proven track record of optimizing cash flow, reducing days sales outstanding (DSO) and bad debt, and increasing operational efficiency so that companies may achieve strong ROI in just a few months.
About AR & O2C Network
AR & O2C Network is part of the Institute of Finance and Management. The AR & O2C Network is the leading provider of training, education and certification programs specifically for Accounts Receivable, Order-to-Cash, Global and Shared Services professionals.
The Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) is the leading organization providing training, education and certification programs specifically for professionals in Accounts Payable, Procure-to-Pay, Accounts Receivable and Order-to-Cash, as well as key tax and compliance resources for Global and Shared Services professionals, Controllers and their F&A teams.
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Strong market response fuels previously-announced line extension
KOHLER, Wis. (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
When the KD Series large diesel industrial generators were unveiled in October of 2016, KOHLER and KOHLER-SDMO also announced the planned expansion for the new line, which would eventually grow to encompass generators as large as 4200kVA (50Hz) and 4000kW (60Hz). Today, based on strong worldwide response to the initially-launched models – utilizing KOHLER’s own diesel engines ranging from 800kVA/800kW to 2800kVA/2500kW – KOHLER and KOHLER-SDMO are proud to officially expand the KD Series with the rollout of several new generators ranging up to 3500kVA/3250kW.
“It’s always rewarding to expand a product line in conjunction with strong market response,” said Tom Cromwell, group president-power for Kohler. “Our first wave of KD Series generators really resonated with key influencers in the data center, healthcare, telecommunications and water-treatment segments around the world. And, we’re looking forward to providing these users – and many others – with additional KOHLER-powered options that will deliver a similar mix of durability, fuel efficiency, and the many other benefits that have helped the KD Series to stand out in this competitive global category.”
The newest KD Series diesel industrial generators are powered by two new compact and powerful KOHLER V16 engine models. The KD36V16 is a 16-cylinder engine with 36-liter displacement, which will power the 60Hz KD1250 and KD1350 as well as the 50Hz KD1250, KD1400, and KD1500. The other new engine is the KD83V16, a 16-cylinder model with 83-liter displacement, which will power the 60Hz KD2800, KD3000, and KD3250 as well as the 50Hz KD3100, KD3300, and KD3500. Both engine models deliver highly efficient and dependable performance and feature a modular design for optimal serviceability.
KD Series – Global Success Stories
The KD Series large diesel industrial generators were unveiled by KOHLER and KOHLER-SDMO at a global launch event in Strasbourg, France in October of 2016. Since that time, the new line has been selected by key decision makers in numerous industries worldwide, including the data center and healthcare segments. A few initial success stories are highlighted below.
For additional information about the new KOHLER and KOHLER-SDMO large diesel industrial generators, or to locate a nearby dealer, visit http://www.kdseries.com.
A global force in power solutions since 1920, Kohler is committed to reliable, leading-edge products and comprehensive after-sale support. Kohler’s acquisition of SDMO in 2005 created one of the world’s largest manufacturers of generators and power solutions. The companies collectively have more than 150 years of experience in industrial power and now benefit from global R&D, manufacturing, and sales and service. For additional information, please visit http://www.KohlerPower.com or http://www.KohlerSDMO.com.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. With more than 55 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of engines and power systems; kitchen and bath products; premier cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler and St Andrews, Scotland. For more details, please visit http://www.KOHLER.com.
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The Grand Opening of the Park NanoScience Center at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will be held Nov. 10, 2017, at 2p.m. and will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a featured talk from Park Systems’ founder, Dr. Sang-il Park and other notable scientists and a tour of the facility. “As SUNY Polytechnic Institute provides cutting-edge educational and research and development opportunities, it is exciting that Park Systems will establish operations at our Albany campus,” said Dr. Alain Diebold, SUNY Poly Interim Dean of the College of Nanoscale Sciences; Empire Innovation Professor of Nanoscale Science; and Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Metrology.
ALBANY, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
Park Systems, world leader in Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) ,announces the opening of the Park NanoScience Center at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly), one of the world’s most advanced high-tech education, research and development sites. The new Park Nanoscience Center will be located in the NanoFab East Building of SUNY Poly’s Albany campus and will be designed to become a hub for globally advanced metrology AFM research activities.It will also be equipped with the latest Park AFM systems, including Park NX20, Park SICM, and Park NX-Hivac. Park Systems, a global AFM manufacturer, has Nanoscience Centers in key cities worldwide, including Santa Clara, California; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; Heidelberg, Germany;and Suwon and Seoul, South Korea.
The Grand Opening of the Park NanoScience Center at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will be held Nov. 10, 2017, at 2p.m. and will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a featured talk from Park Systems’ founder, Dr. Sang-il Park and other notable scientists. A tour of the center’s brand-new office and laboratory space will also be provided.
“Increasingly, AFM is being selected for nanotechnology research over other metrology techniques due to its non-destructive measurement and sub-nanometer accuracy,” states Dr. Sang-il Park, Park Systems Chairman and CEO. “The new Park Nanoscience Center at SUNY Polytechnic Institute provides researchers with greater access to Park Systems’ cutting-edge AFM nanoscopic tools, featuring reliable and repeatable high-resolution imaging of nanoscale cell structures in any environment without damage to the sample.”
“SUNY Poly is thrilled that a worldwide leader in Atomic Force Microscopy is selecting the campus for its newest location, and we warmly welcome Park Systems as we look forward to working closely to advance research capabilities in this important area,” said SUNY Poly Interim President Dr. Bahgat Sammakia. “We look forward to exploring all educational, research, and development opportunities that may be available at the new Park NanoScience Center.”
Park Systems’ advanced AFM platform includes SmartScan, an innovative and pioneering AFM intelligence that produces high-quality imaging with a single click. SmartScan’s unique design opens up the power of AFM to everyone and drastically boosts the productivity of all users. “With Park AFM, throughput is significantly improved and time-to-solution and data reliability are exceptional compared to other metrology solutions,” adds Dr. Park.
The Park Nanoscience Center is a new branch of Park Systems America and will showcase advanced atomic force microscopy systems, demonstrate a wide variety of cutting-edge applications—ranging from materials, both chemical and biological, to semiconductor and devices—and provide hands on experience, training and service, year-round.
The Park Nanoscience Center at SUNY Poly will be a unique source for researchers who are looking for the most advanced developments in scanning probe microscopy for materials research, analytical chemistry, life science research, and semiconductor metrology.
“As SUNY Polytechnic Institute provides cutting-edge educational and research and development opportunities, it is exciting that Park Systems will establish operations at our Albany campus,” said SUNY Poly Interim Dean of the College of Nanoscale Sciences; Empire Innovation Professor of Nanoscale Science; and Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Metrology Dr. Alain Diebold. “Our scientists and engineers look forward to working closely with Park Systems to enhance next-generation technologies that will lead to improved metrology capabilities for researchers and members of industry around the world.”
SUNY Poly’s Albany NanoTech Complex is home to the College of Nanoscale Sciences and the College of Nanoscale Engineering and Technology Innovation and is a fully-integrated research, development, prototyping, and educational facility that provides strategic support through outreach, technology acceleration, business incubation, pilot prototyping, and test-based integration support for onsite corporate partners, including IBM, GlobalFoundries, Samsung, TSMC, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, ASML, and Lam Research, as well as other next- generation nanotechnology-based research activities.
About Park Systems
Park Systems is a world-leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) systems with a complete range of products for researchers and industry engineers in chemistry, materials, physics, life sciences, and semiconductor and data storage industries. Park’s products are used by over one thousand institutions and corporations worldwide. Park’s AFM provides the highest data accuracy at nanoscale resolution, superior productivity, and the lowest operating cost thanks to its unique technology and innovative engineering. Park Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with its global manufacturing, and R&D headquarters in Korea. Park’s products are sold and supported worldwide with regional headquarters in the US, Korea, Japan, and Singapore, and distribution partners throughout Europe, Asia, and America. Please visit http://www.parkafm.com or call 408-986-1110 for more information.
About SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
SUNY Poly is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. SUNY Poly offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience and nanoeconomics programs at its Albany campus, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, including natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences at its Utica/Rome campus; thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts billions of dollars in high-tech investments and hundreds of corporate partners since its inception. For information visit http://www.sunypoly.edu.
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Kaufmann’s Grand is the first multi-family, residential complex in Pittsburgh to offer Amazon Alexa technology.
PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
At a press event today, Core Realty, owners of the new Kaufmann’s Grand on Fifth Avenue, announced with technology giant Amazon, a voice-first experience with Amazon Alexa, the first fully automated, integrated voice command lifestyle technology in Pittsburgh. Michael Samschick, President of Core Realty announced the news unveiling that Pittsburgh will be one of the first cities in the country to offer this type of technology in a multi-family residential community.
Residents can use Amazon Alexa to control each unit’s surround sound, room temperature, lighting, televisions, window shades, starting morning coffee and more in all 311 apartments at Kaufmann’s Grand.
Core Realty purchased Pittsburgh’s treasured Kaufmann’s building in 2015 and has been working on transforming the 1.2 million square foot, landmark building to now feature luxury apartments, retail and office space, restaurants, parking and the new Pittsburgh EVEN Hotel. With an outdoor park inside the center of the building, Kaufmann’s Grand is a mini city under one roof with a variety of unique amenities. Residents will have access to an automated spa room, movie media center, state-of-the-art gym, rooftop tennis courts, infinity pool and running track, as well as a virtual reality game room, dog grooming station and breakfast and dinner room service through our on-site hotel.
“This is an iconic and historic building with amenities that have never been seen before in Pittsburgh’s residential market,” said Michael Samschick, President and CEO of Core Realty. “Making Amazon Alexa and our Savant operating system available in our apartments introduces the next level of modern living. We are excited to be bringing this new culture to Pittsburgh that will offer Kaufmann’s Grand residents not just a new lifestyle, but a technology-based living experience.”
New residents will move into Kaufmann’s Grand to start their new ultra-savvy, high-tech lifestyles beginning in the first quarter of 2018. Studio, one and two bedroom apartments are available for lease.
ABOUT KAUFMANN’S GRAND ON FIFTH AVENUE
Kaufmann's Grand on Fifth Avenue brings a new spin to modern living in downtown Pittsburgh. The 13-story high rise located in the iconic Kaufmann’s building is revolutionizing the residential market by offering tech-savvy apartments with open concept floor plans and unbeatable amenities. Kaufmann's Grand is located on Fifth Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh within steps of popular restaurants, nightlife and entertainment venues. For more information on Kaufmann’s Grand on Fifth Avenue visit http://www.kaufmannsgrand.com.
CORE REALTY INC.
For nearly 20 years, Core Realty, Inc. has been at the vanguard of urban project development and redevelopment. Founded by Michael Samschick in 1998 and headquartered in Philadelphia, Core specializes in a wide spectrum of real estate development expertise including retail, entertainment, residential, office and hospitality. Core is a full service development, construction, property management and investment management firm.
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JCS Consulting rebrands as it becomes a recognized leader in the online community space, especially Salesforce Communities.
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
JCS Consulting, a leading technology implementation consulting firm, announced today that is has completed the rebrand of the organization to Paladin Group. This new brand better reflects the company's focus on online community deployments and comes after a period of aggressive growth.
JCS Consulting originally focused on multiple technologies and has a strong background in Jive. Other platforms include Salesforce, Box, and Igloo. As the company has grown, it has become a leading champion for Salesforce Communities – this reflects the company's new brand, as, by definition, a paladin is "a leading champion of a cause."
While Paladin's new focus may be Salesforce Communities, the company still supports its partnerships and existing and new clients who use the Jive, Box, or Igloo platforms.
"We've experienced incredible growth over the last few years, especially in the Salesforce Communities space," said Alan Lewis, Chief Executive Officer of Paladin Technologies. "We've assembled an incredible and experienced team. This rebrand is just the next step in helping our customers take full advantage of what communities can do for them."
"We will still support our clients who utilize our other technology partners, and we are excited to move forward with Salesforce external communities. We reviewed each of the possible options, but in the end, we wanted to provide the best possible solution for our customers, the seamless vertical integration, the flexibility to deliver exactly what the customer wants and the ability to deliver an outstanding user experience makes Salesforce an excellent choice for external communities. That's what mattered most to us, and we feel confident in our decision," said Chief Technology Officer Carlo Saggese.
Paladin Group's new website can be found at https://www.paladingroup.com
ABOUT PALADIN GROUP
Paladin Group (Paladin Technologies, Inc.) is a leading Salesforce Communities implementation partner. Although headquartered in Solana Beach, California, Paladin Group has enabled companies across the country to maximize the benefits of collaboration and digital transformation. Since its founding in 2012, the company has worked with household names such as Bank of America, Bethesda, Fico, Qualcomm and DirecTV. For more information about Paladin and its services, please visit https://www.paladingroup.com or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
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Startups from around the country pitched their ideas to a panel of healthcare and technology professionals
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
On October 30th and 31st, 2017, AngelMD hosted a startup pitch event during the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2017 Scientific Assembly. The pitch event, which was held as part of the incubatED section of innovatED, highlighting eight early stage healthcare companies from around the United States.
AngelMD is an investment platform and network where physicians and investors have the opportunity to analyze, advise and invest in companies that show high potential for success in the healthcare field. ACEP’s focus on new technologies was an ideal match for AngelMD, and allowed ACEP members unprecedented access to the next generation of healthcare innovators.
“The critical nature of emergency medicine lends itself perfectly to new and better ways of working,” said Tobin Arthur, CEO of AngelMD. “The teams selected to present at ACEP were selected from a much larger field of applicants, and we look forward to working with each of these winners as their companies gain traction in the market.”
Each day, four of the companies had the opportunity to present their ideas to a team of five emergency medicine expert judges, with the audience acting as the sixth judge. The teams were competing for a cash prize from TMCx, the healthcare innovation accelerator arm of the Texas Medical Center, as well as a spot in the center’s 2018 cohort.
The Digital Health winner was EvidenceCare from Nashville, TN. The company focuses on delivering evidence-based protocols to providers and hospitals. EvidenceCare impressed the judges with not only their unique approach to the problem, but also their business acumen.
The Medical Device winner was Forest Devices from Pittsburgh, PA. The company has developed a novel approach to stroke detection called AlphaStroke. The product can detect a stroke in as little as one minute, leading to dramatically reduced effects related to delayed treatment.
Forest Devices is a graduate of TMCx, which opened the door to the third-place finisher in the competition to take the prize of a slot in the 2018 cohort. That honor went to Adroit Surgical. Based out of Oklahoma City, OK, the company has developed a patented method for securing difficult airway openings in emergency medical situations.
“Our relationship with AngelMD was instrumental in pulling together this value-added piece of the annual ACEP conference,” said Sudave Mendiratta, FACEP (Fellow of the Emergency College of Physicians). “For emergency physicians, a spotlight on innovation is an opportunity to look into the future and see what the next generation of healthcare will hold.”
The incubatED pitch event was held as part of a broader relationship between AngelMD and ACEP. The relationship gives ACEP members access to curated news, data, and content related to innovation in emergency medicine.
AngelMD is an investment and networking platform connecting innovative medical startups, physicians, investors, and industry partners. Leading physicians from all over the US have joined AngelMD to help source, evaluate and advise companies in biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare technology. For more information, visit http://www.angelmd.co.
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ShootDotEdit, the leader in wedding photography editing, and Lightroom Expert Jared Platt will host a live Q&A where professional photographers can gain clarity about the new Lightroom CC
Vista, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
ON Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (next week) ShootDotEdit.com will be hosting a live Q&A telecast with Adobe Lightroom Expert and Adobe Alpha Team member, Jared Platt, regarding the recent announcement of Lightroom Classic CC.
Adobe’s most recent Lightroom Classic CC announcement has caused a flurry of chaos and confusion amongst the professional photographer community. In response, ShootDotEdit, their partners, affiliates, and Jared Platt are hosting a live Q&A webinar forum to support the professional community with fast and accurate information for Adobe’s new version of Lightroom. It will provide granular clarity on many of the pending questions related to the announcement.
This Q&A live webcast with Jared Platt, along with other leading pro photographers from all over the world, will afford all pro photographers a chance to get their questions answered in real time.
ShootDotEdit is trusted by the worlds best Pro Wedding Photographers. They deliver a custom editing solution that is fast, personalized, and consistent that learns the personal style of their customers. ShootDotEdit’s mission is to empower the success of the Pro Wedding Photographer.
"ShootDotEdit is committed to helping the Pro Wedding Photographer succeed, and bringing clarity to the new Lightroom CC release is just another step in that direction" according to ShootDotEdit CEO Garrett Delph.
For more information, please contact the Marketing Division of ShootDotEdit. Send all correspondence and/or questions to: kaitlin(at)shootdotedit(dot)com
For more information about ShootDotEdit & Jared Platt
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PSG Global Solutions’ VP of Operations Recognized for Prestigious Philippines HR Award
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
PSG Global Solutions, the largest provider of offshore recruiting support to global recruiting operations, is proud to announce that VP of Operations Monica Maralit earned recognition at the 2017 People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Awards. Monica received the PMAP Exemplar trophy and was among three finalists for PMAP’s 2017 People Manager of the Year award, an honor reserved for those who demonstrate singular leadership and push the boundaries of people strategy.
Over its 41 years, the PMAP awards have identified people management professionals who contribute to the advancement of their field. Award winners include HR professionals from the most respected organizations throughout the Philippines.
As a pioneer in the Philippines BPO industry, Monica has built up years of experience that position her to respond to the challenges of outsourced recruiting support. Prior to joining PSG Global Solutions in 2009, she spent 10 years refining her operations and client management capabilities serving US-based Fortune 500 companies for one of the largest BPO organizations in the world. Now, she influences the way PSG Global Solutions builds teams and manages over 1,200 top-tier offshore recruiting resources.
At least 90% of PSG Global Solutions’ senior leadership team has been directly hired, mentored, and promoted by Monica. Her passion for initiatives like PSG’s RTM program (team manager development) and Project Hired have helped to funnel and cultivate top talent within PSG Global Solutions. Additionally, her involvement in their Women Empowered@PSG and LiveYourPurpose programs has maintained this outsourced recruiting support provider’s status as a company where people enjoy their work and see the value of their contributions.
“Monica’s exemplary leadership and extensive management experience enables PSG to perform at a level that top staffing firms and Fortune 500s depend upon,” said Vivek Padmanabhan, Cofounder of PSG Global Solutions. “Her contributions facilitate our scalability and provide cost-effective resources that span the full recruiting lifecycle.”
“Through Monica’s guidance of our operations team, PSG has achieved a Net Promoter Score of 65%, which is in the range of companies like Apple and Southwest Airlines,” said Brian Cotter, Cofounder of PSG Global Solutions. “Her insight and perspective allow us to deliver premier offshore recruiting services that lead the pack in a very dynamic market.”
Want to learn more about how Monica Maralit and the PSG Global Solutions team can reduce your risks and optimize the value of your recruiting? Visit http://www.psgglobalsolutions.com or contact us at info(at)psgglobal(dot)com to see how to tailor offshore recruiting services to your business.
About PSG Global Solutions
PSG Global Solutions is one of the largest provider of offshore recruiting support to global recruiting operations. Our over 1,200 recruiting resources enable clients to reduce the risks associated with placements and hires while lowering related costs. With all of our recruiting centers based in the Philippines, the preferred offshore location for supporting US and global English speaking countries, we offer offshore recruiting services that provide a positive candidate experience all the way through onboarding. Visit us at http://www.psgglobalsolutions.com or contact us at info(at)psgglobal(dot)com.
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San Diego's Top Serviced Apartment Company, Key Housing, has announced an upgraded listing in La Jolla, California. Valentia ‘Furnished short term apartments’ can be found near the Jewel of San Diego.
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) November 01, 2017
Key Housing, considered one of the top service for extended-stay serviced apartments in San Diego and throughout Southern California, is proud to announce a newly upgraded listing in the prestigious "La Jolla" area north of San Diego. Valentia Apartments, can be found next to the “Jewel of San Diego,” La Jolla. New amenities may include modern kitchens, on-site parking and newly furnished units. Long-term and short-term rentals can be located for corporate use or for European holiday.
“The La Jolla beaches are among the most popular vacation destinations around the world,” explained Robert Lee, President of Key Housing. “We are proud to announce the Valentia Apartments have been modernized for extended-stay visitors. The fact that it’s literally right next to La Jolla is an added bonus for guests seeking corporate or short term rentals in San Diego or La Jolla, proper.”
Persons interested in furnished apartments for an extended-stay visit can review the Valentia Apartments and amenities at http://www.keyhousing.com/rightside.asp?action=form3&ID=548. The newly added serviced apartment complex can be found located near La Jolla (San Diego) and its world-class beaches. To learn more about La Jolla, San Diego and long-term serviced apartments, from the perspective of the company's blog, please go to http://blog.keyhousing.com/tag/la-jolla-serviced-apartments/.
A WELCOMED ADDITION: VALENTIA’S SAN DIEGO SERVICED APARTMENTS
Here is background on this release. California properties can be seen as highly desirable and difficult to attain. If a person has procured a property around a popular area like San Diego, the plan may be to leverage the home to get the most out of it. An addition to the dwelling such as a second floor or a balcony could result in better ocean views. San Diego visitors may also desire to get the best out of a short-term furnished apartment. Searching for modern accommodations including full kitchens and private parking might be difficult to attain. The plan may be to stay in La Jolla, also called the “Jewel of San Diego,” but no viable locations for serviced apartments may be found. A spot closer inland, yet near the best San Diego has to offer might be a smarter choice.
For this reason, Key Housing one of California's most popular corporate housing services, is announcing newly upgraded, featured listing. The Valentia Apartments have been revamped to provide modern amenities for guests. Visitors searching for San Diego serviced apartments can find freshly remodeled interiors and large floor plans as well as secured parking. Close proximity to the city of La Jolla could be the added bonus travelers have been looking for. Europeans searching for San Diego serviced apartments may enjoy the short drive to La Jolla attractions such as the Stephen Birch Aquarium and Museum. Corporate VIPs on business may appreciate close proximity to fine dining and world-class golf courses. Valentia may not have a La Jolla zip code, yet visitors may consider it the perfect addition to a trip.
ABOUT KEY HOUSING
Based in Folsom, California, Key Housing Connections Inc. specializes in corporate housing and serviced apartments in large cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles or San Diego as well as smaller cities like Fresno, Burbank, and Carlsbad. Key Housing is a leader in affordable, friendly, short-term and corporate housing in places like Bakersfield, Encinitas, Hermosa Beach, and just about every city in California. Whether it's a San Diego serviced apartment or a San Francisco furnished rental, just search, click or call today!
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Company to give away free Amazon Echo Dots at NAR Convention this week
Springville, UT & Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
Circlepix, the leader in real estate marketing solutions, proudly announces its latest technological innovation: a PIXsocial Amazon Alexa skill that allows real estate agents to check their social media marketing statistics.
PIXsocial is Circlepix’s social media automation tool that allows agents to automatically and consistently post dynamic content to subscribers’ social media profiles while also providing them lead-generating opportunities. The new integration of the Circlepix Alexa skill with PIXsocial allows real estate agents to easily get weekly stats without having to access their Circlepix account via computer or smart phone.
“We’re all about making lives easier for real estate agents,” says Robert Davis, President and CEO of Circlepix. “And what’s easier than simply asking Alexa to ‘Ask Circlepix to get my PIXsocial stats?’”
To celebrate the new Alexa Skill, Circlepix will be giving away one free Amazon Echo Dot every day during the National Association of Realtors Conference & Expo in Chicago from Friday, November 3 through Monday, November 6. Agents and brokers can enter to win by stopping by the booth during regular Expo hours.
Agents that stop by the Circlepix booth at the NAR Conference & Expo can also receive our 30-minute social media check-up for free (a $100 value). Our 5-point social media consultation session individually reviews your social media pages and profiles and provides real estate agents with the industry’s best practices.
For more information, visit http://www.circlepix.com.
About Circlepix: Circlepix is the leader in real estate marketing automation, with over 100,000 agents across the US and Canada using its services. Its three core platforms – PIXphotography, PIX marketing and PIXsocial – give real estate agents the tools they need to sell homes faster and for more money.
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Kane County Law Firm Adds Attorney to Commercial & Residential Real Estate, Civil Litigation Practice.
SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
The law firm of Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel, P.C., (AHR) is pleased to announce it has hired Ryne J. Vitug as its newest attorney. Vitug will focus his practice on commercial and residential real estate and civil litigation cases.
Attorney Ryne Vitug is a graduate of DePaul University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science in 2013 and a Juris Doctorate in 2016. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2017. He is a member of the Illinois State, Kane County and DuPage County Bar Associations.
Before joining AHR,Vitug worked as a law clerk for the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. He also gained experience as an extern for the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Circuit Court of Cook County.
At the Kane County-based law firm of AHR, Vitug will work with accomplished attorneys in his areas of practice. Attorney Karrsten Goettel practices commercial real estate law, as well as residential real estate, corporate law, and estate planning and administration. Attorney Scott G. Richmond practices civil litigation, as well as commercial litigation, personal injury, workers’ compensation, landlord-tenant law, and zoning-land use law.
Outside of work, Vitug is a passionate sports fan, especially of the Chicago Cubs. Baseball fans may recognize that his parents named him after Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg.
Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel, P.C., is a full-service law firm practicing in the areas of business law, personal injury, family law, real estate and estate planning and administration. With offices in South Elgin and Huntley, Ill., the firm serves clients in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and McHenry counties. The firm’s attorneys are accomplished in their areas of practice and leaders in their communities. To learn more about the firm or schedule an initial consultation, call 847-695-2400 or visit https://attorneys-illinois.com/.
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The new branding reflects the close working relationship with other Illumiti Group companies and highlights the full range of resources available through the Illumiti brand.
ATLANTA (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
Cultiv8 Consulting has announced it will be changing its brand and doing business as Illumiti HCM. Cultiv8, a leading process execution consulting firm specializing in the implementation of SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite, was founded in 2012 in Atlanta and was acquired by the Illumiti Group of companies in 2015.
“After two years of working closely with Illumiti, it just makes sense to align ourselves more fully with the Illumiti brand,” says Rebecca Murray, Managing Partner of Illumiti HCM. “We enjoy a very collaborative relationship. Our new brand in effect brings together the vast resources of two leading experts in implementing SAP solutions.”
By closely aligning with the Illumiti brand, Illumiti HCM will be better and more visibly positioned to offer expanded services that includes access to more than 300 consultants experienced in implementing the full array of SAP software solutions including SAP S/4HANA®, SAP Business ByDesign®, and SAP Business One®, as well as SAP’s Business Analytics platforms and BI solutions.
“We’re very excited to take this next step to deepen our collaboration,” says Dror Orbach, COO of Illumiti. “Our relationship with Illumiti HCM has allowed us to help our clients transform their HR operations. By combining our expertise, our clients can benefit from a more holistic view of their business functions and related systems, including integration between their ERP and HCM solutions. With Illumiti HCM, Illumiti helps clients leverage the full range of SAP products and services that will position them well for ongoing success.”
Although they will share a master brand with the larger Illumiti group of companies, Illumiti HCM will maintain its own website. They will also continue to offer HR-focused solutions, including core HCM, recruiting, compensation management, performance management, training management, and workforce planning and analytics. The brand change is effective immediately.
For more information, please visit illumitiHCM.com
Illumiti is a leading systems integration and management consulting company with offices in Canada, the U.S. and Switzerland, serving customers globally. Its team enables customers to realize their vision by leveraging the world’s leading on premise and cloud-based business applications. Illumiti helps its clients achieve optimized operations in the key areas at the core of their business, by implementing custom-fit solutions from SAP and other vendors faster, at a lower cost, and at a lower risk than other alternatives. Illumiti is a member of United VARS, which is an SAP platinum partner. For more information please visit http://www.illumiti.com.
About Illumiti HCM
Illumiti HCM is a process execution consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia and serves clients around the world. The firm focuses on helping organizations move from purely transaction-based human resources to strategic human capital management (HCM) using the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite. By applying proven human resource consulting with SuccessFactors implementation expertise, Illumiti HCM guides organizations towards a people-centric approach to core HCM and talent management. Illumiti HCM focuses on strategy development, system implementation, user training, and employee adoption. For more information please visit http://www.illumitiHCM.com
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LogicGate, a leading Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) process automation platform, has been named to the Global RegTech 100 List. As an agile, and highly configurable platform, LogicGate enables organizations to transform mission-critical risk and compliance activities without the support of consultants or corporate IT.
CHICAGO (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
LogicGate, a leading Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) process automation platform, has been named to the Global RegTech 100 List. The list recognizes the world’s most innovative providers of technology solutions that address the challenges and opportunities of dealing with regulatory issues.
The LogicGate platform enables organizations to easily create solutions to solve the challenge of Governance, Risk and Compliance head-on. No two businesses face the same risks or compliance challenges, and that’s why LogicGate's flexible workflow model has been effective at helping companies implement GRC solutions. LogicGate's pre-configured solutions can be easily deployed to solve the most critical GRC issues, such as Enterprise Risk Management, Policy Management and Regulatory Compliance.
RegTech (regulatory technology), is now regarded as one of the largest and most important sectors within the FinTech space. As banks and other financial institutions grapple with the costs and complexities of mission-critical regulatory requirements, the RegTech 100 was produced to identify the 100 innovative companies. FinTech Global, a data and research firm, performed an analysis of 416 RegTech companies, with the top 100 companies selected by a panel of industry experts.
“We are extremely honored to be selected for the Global RegTech 100. Similar to the RegTech space, LogicGate has experienced massive growth over the last year, heavily due to the ever-changing regulatory landscape our clients are facing, such as the looming GDPR requirements,” said Matt Kunkel, CEO of LogicGate. He continued, “LogicGate's unique approach for digitally empowering Compliance, Regulatory and Risk professionals with a robust, easy to use solution, has enabled our customers to remove their reliance on spreadsheets and emails, and move into a centralized, audit-able, automated system which they themselves can manage.”
A full list of the RegTech 100 can be found at http://www.regtech100.com/.
Headquartered in Chicago, LogicGate, is a leading process automation and workflow management platform enabling organizations to automate and centralize risk and compliance programs. As an agile, and highly configurable platform, LogicGate enables organizations to transform mission-critical risk and compliance activities without the support of consultants or corporate IT. For more information, visit logicgate.com.
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Jonathan's experience in the global mobility industry and passion for global compensation provides a valuable resource to our clients while contributing to the growth of their mobility programs.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
INEO, LLC the leading provider of global mobility assignment software, tax, and financial solutions today announced that software industry executive Jonathan Frick has joined the company as Manager, Global Mobility. Jonathan will be responsible for providing global compensation subject matter expertise for Ineo’s global mobility software, and implementation of global compensation financial solutions for Ineo clients.
Brian Vitello, COO of Ineo Financial Solutions, stated, “Jonathan brings a breath of fresh air to our team in a very technical area of global mobility, global compensation financial solutions, and technology. His experience and knowledge speak for itself but his ability to translate and educate our team and clients on the multiple moving parts, roles and responsibilities around the delivery of global compensation financial solutions is invaluable. He is a pleasure to work with and we are very lucky to have him as part of our team.”
Jonathan first entered the mobility industry in 2011 with Aires in the expense management department, moving to payroll specialist, and ultimately ending up in the compensation department as Team Lead. Jonathan is passionate and often animated when it comes to talking about the logistics and details behind managing the compensation aspects of expatriate assignments and particularly enjoys the tax equalization and hypothetical tax process. He strives to simplify and demystify the often confusing and complex aspects of global compensation by partnering with clients to produce the best processes and tools to manage their programs efficiently, effectively, and compliantly.
Jonathan earned a Bachelor of Science in International Business, with concentrations in Spanish and Finance, from Grove City College.
ABOUT INEO Ineo is the global mobility industry’s premier technology, tax, and financial services company, and the industry’s most trusted knowledge source. We were the first to bring deep tax and technology expertise to the business of relocation services. Today we continue to lead our increasingly complex industry with customized solutions to meet each client’s specific challenges. Come know the world with Ineo.
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Latest product from Ellusionist looks to make it big on KICKSTARTER in time for the holidays.
California (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
Latest product from Ellusionist looks to make it BIG on KICKSTARTER in time for the Holidays.
The viral product experts at Ellusionist.com have created a new fidget toy sure to revolutionize life for fidget devotees everywhere. The Fiddle Stick is a modular fidget toy which is suitable for all ages, and enables all kinds of incredible new moves.
US-based creators Ellusionist have already made a name for themselves as inventors of amazing gadgets designed to add a little extra flair to boring every day life. The Pyro mini, an earlier creation, went viral in 2015 after providing owners with the opportunity to shoot fireballs from their wrists at some 30 feet.
2017 sees a new direction for the company, with the Fiddle Stick seeking backers via the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform so they can get this completely modular toy into production. With the potential to start a hot new trend, there’s simply no other product available like it – from the first-in-market patent pending loop, to the fully modular design available in a range of colors, giving customers a chance to express their personality as well as show off some cool new tricks.
Whether users want to flip, spin, glide or slide their fidget spinner, the Fiddle Stick makes it all possible, acting like a one-handed set of nunchucks ready to transform the everyday fidget spinner into something much more dynamic.
The Fiddle Stick is easy to master in minimalist mode, with nine features sure to satisfy even the most enthusiastic fan. With a soft swivel joystick perfectly placed for thumb positioning, and a loop which allows users to spin the device around and show off some amazing flips and tricks, this high-gear fidget toy also comes with a fidget spinner attachment for added high-octane moves. Meanwhile a dot matrix, worry stone and smooth slider help facilitate stress relief even when users must be discrete, making it the ideal companion for school, work and play.
“The loop allows you to spin Fiddle Stick around your finger like crazy! Opening up a whole new world for fidgeters,” says Fiddle Stick inventor Adam Wilber. “There’s something therapeutic, even hypnotic about it. I think most people fidget - and this product provides the ultimate way of making that trait into a fun, flexible pastime for the whole family.”
Find out more about Fiddle Stick and how you can support the Kickstarter campaign here.
Press responses to be sent to: media(at)ellusionist.com
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Two Brightwater Chefs Will Be In Attendance.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food, a division of NorthWest Arkansas Community College, is proudly sending two representatives, Chef Rob Nelson and Chef Michael Kuefner, to Russia’s MEGUSTRO expo November 7-9, 2017. Chef Nelson, a Brightwater board member, is owner/executive chef of Tusk and Trotter. Chef Kuefner is a professional chef and lead culinary instructor at Brightwater.
Chef Nelson and Chef Kuefner will be highlighting their work on Zero Waste programs at the expo. Both chefs have worked with Zero Waste programs at the James Beard Foundation and implemented various techniques in their kitchens. As a matter of fact, Chef Kuefner established the Brightwater butchery program around the Zero Waste concept.
“Our participation in the MEGSTRO expo represents an unbelievable opportunity to gain global inspiration and insight to bring back to NWA for benefit of NWA’s burgeoning culinary ecosystem,” Chef Nelson says. “I am extremely honored and thankful to be a culinary ambassador at this event for the USDA, and hope to represent them, the United States, my home region, and Brightwater well."
MEGUSTRO is one of the largest events for the restaurant operators in Russia. The expo will include the latest trends, inspiration, new ideas, interesting communication, and creativity in the restaurant industry. It will allow chefs to showcase new knowledge, while highlighting professional speakers and speeches of experienced experts in the restaurant business. Brightwater was invited to attend MEGUSTRO through the USDA Trade Offices in Russia.
“We are living through a critical moment in U.S.-Russia relations. While there are many areas of profound disagreement that are compounded by trade sanctions, the MEGUSTRO event offers a great opportunity for positive and mutually beneficial engagement,” David Leishman, Director of the U.S. Agricultural Trade Office in Russia, says. “Russia’s culinary community is developing rapidly, and we see great interest in American food and cuisine. As we invite Brightwater to Russia, we are helping to build bridges for the future. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is focused on developing market opportunities for U.S. products. Linking with importers, distributors and retailers, we are encouraging long-term relationships that will ultimately benefit American farmers and the U.S. economy as a whole. Prior to 2014, U.S. agricultural exports to Russia reached $1.5 billion, and every $1 billion in exports supports approximately 8,000 American jobs.”
The key direction will be the inspiration unit, which will host the Chefs’ Challenge – a gastronomic show from international chefs and the owners of Red Michelin Stars such as Paul Pairet, Tristan Brandt, and Claudio Sadler.
The expo will also be attended by chefs from Germany, France, Italy, Japan, China and Spain. Chef Nelson and Kuefner will also visit SwissAM, a culinary school there to explore potential partnerships with Brightwater.
Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food is a division of NorthWest Arkansas Community College located in Bentonville, Arkansas, that approaches food as art, food as wellness, and food as business to offer an entirely unique methodology to the culinary arts. Their goal is to develop leaders who combine culinary skills with the ability to recognize and address complex food issues. In addition to artisanal food, culinary arts, butchery, pastry and baking, and beverage management, they offer exclusive courses focused on culinary nutrition, food waste reduction, and food security. For more information visit their website: http://www.brightwater.org.
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Accounting Today Names Top Sage Intacct Partner to Its VAR 100 List for 2017
HOUSTON (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
AcctTwo, a leading consulting firm and provider of cloud-based financial management and managed accounting solutions, announced that it has been named to Accounting Today's VAR 100 List for 2017. Accounting Today is the leading provider of online business news for the tax and accounting community, offering breaking news, in-depth features, insightful editorial analysis, and a host of web-related resources and services. Their annual VAR 100 list ranks the top resellers in the accounting space, and dives into the major issues they’re facing, as well as their strategies for success.
Having established the firm as Sage Intacct's strongest partner and overall Partner of the Year for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, AcctTwo's move from #79 to #51 in the VAR 100 continues to demonstrate the firm's growth trajectory. AcctTwo has, in just six short years, established itself as the go-to consulting firm for Sage Intacct and other cloud-based financial management solutions, as well as a leading provider of Managed Accounting Services (MAS) delivered via a powerful shared services model.
AcctTwo's partnership with Sage Intacct, the industry-leading best-in-class cloud accounting ERP for mid-market companies, continues to have a bright future as more and more businesses move their financials to the cloud, taking advantage of powerful automation, insight, and performance. And the firm's recent move to become a full-fledged sales and implementation partner for Adaptive Insights will enable AcctTwo to provide turnkey finance solutions - as well as managed accounting and analytics services - to companies and nonprofits from start-ups through the top end of the midmarket.
"We're very proud of our continued success and we're excited to make the VAR 100 list again," said Marcus Wagner, CEO and Founder of AcctTwo. "I credit a sales team that focuses on a consultative sales process, a professional services team dedicated to customer success and satisfaction, and our partnership with Sage Intacct and their commitment to supporting their channel partners."
AcctTwo is a leading consulting firm and reseller of cloud-based accounting, ERP, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), and Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software. Our sophisticated systems solve the issues growing middle market companies and nonprofit organizations face today. AcctTwo also provides Managed Accounting Services (MAS), allowing clients to focus on the core competencies of their business. We provide the people, processes, technology, and office facilities to perform these functions, while allowing clients to collaborate interactively through an on-line portal.
AcctTwo is headquartered in Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit http://www.accttwo.com or call 713-744-8400.
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The development to the ITIL framework will take place in 2018AXELOS invites IT service management professions to contribute to the next evolution of ITIL
HOUSTON (PRWEB) November 02, 2017
AXELOS, the global custodian of ITIL, has today announced that it plans to update the world’s most widely-adopted framework for service management.
The development of the updated framework will take place in 2018. While building on the established core of best practice in the existing ITIL guidance, the update will offer new and explicit practical content focusing on the optimum integration of ITIL with complementary practices, such as DevOps, Agile and Lean.
True to the spirit that has always characterized the development of ITIL, this evolution of the framework will derive from the real-life experiences of thousands of specialists and experts. Contributors from the global ITSM community already include international brands, SMEs, governments, academics, training organizations and professional communities. Over 650 practitioners worldwide are now participating in ITIL’s Global Research Programme.
Speaking at itSMF USA FUSION 2017 conference, Peter Hepworth, Chief Executive Officer of AXELOS, commented:
“ITIL is a community-driven initiative, and I would now like to encourage IT professionals to join our Global Research Programme. This is their opportunity to contribute to and drive forward this latest evolution of the framework. They will take ITIL best practice into the future by ensuring that it continues to provide service management professionals with guidance that reflects the realities and demands of today’s rapidly evolving business environment.”
AXELOS’s extensive research among the global service management community has shown that ITIL’s proven and tested framework remains the backbone of today’s business practices, crucially facilitating business transformation. Over a million IT professionals in the US rely on ITIL’s best-practice guidance to deliver business success, and each year organizations invest substantially in adopting ITIL, adapting it to their needs, and upskilling their people with ITIL qualifications. As a reflection of this, the update will continue to include the widely-adopted core principles of ITIL, which already deliver real value to organizations worldwide.
Flexibility and agility have become a priority in recent years as organizations adopt new technologies and ways of working, such as cloud, increased levels of automation and digital transformation. That dynamic is behind the ITIL update: it will ensure that the world’s IT service management professionals can confidently integrate their essential ITIL knowledge with these new business practices.
Peter Hepworth continued:
“Over the last 18 months AXELOS has engaged with hundreds of experts in the service management community. They have affirmed that ITIL, with its proven framework, remains as relevant as ever. With this update we can build upon these strengths by making ITIL even more responsive, transparent and agile.”
AXELOS’s research also demonstrates the value that the qualifications bring to ITSM professionals. The certificates are industry-recognized and are established as prerequisites for many IT careers. Recognizing this, AXELOS will ensure that the current ITIL qualifications remain valid within the new scheme.
Cathy Kirch, President of itSMF USA, the organizer of FUSION 2017 and the leading independent professional forum for IT Service Management professionals in the US, commented:
“ITIL is the most firmly entrenched ITSM framework in the infrastructure of large, complex organizations, with many – if not most – Fortune 500 companies using it. Currently, ITIL and complementary practices, such as DevOps, Agile, and Lean, are used successfully in conjunction with each other, however the next evolution of ITIL will promote and underpin dynamic collaboration.
“itSMF USA actively supports this update. We recognize the importance of ITIL’s evolution: it is critical to ensuring that, as business environments change with increasing speed, service management professionals have the crucial skills to handle emerging technologies and adopt new practices.
“We are keen for our members to feed into the ITIL Global Research Programme. This is about their role in creating an ITIL for the future, a framework which will continue to provide ITSM professionals with the resources to remain at the heart of business transformation.”
To contribute to ITIL’s Global Research Programme and drive forward this latest evolution of the framework go to https://www.axelos.com/global-itsm-research-programme
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The itSMF USA, a chapter of itSMF International, is the independent professional organization and forum for IT Service Management professionals in the US. A not-for-profit organization, itSMF is a prominent player in the on-going development and promotion of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices, standards and qualifications in the United States. This network of industry professionals, white papers, webinars, podcasts, conferences and other resources creates an opportunity for you and your organization to connect, learn and grow. Come be part of the profession of IT service management.http://www.itsmfusa.org
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