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Bob Funk Named One of Top Leaders in Staffing Industry
12/17/2014 1:23:52 PM
Oklahoma businessman and entrepreneur Bob Funk has been named to the North American Staffing 100 List by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). This is SIA’s fourth year to publish the list of innovators and leaders who have made a difference in the staffing industry. Funk has made the list of influential people all four years. Funk is co-founder, CEO and chairman of Express …
Americans Support Red Light Cameras at Intersections, Says FindLaw.com Survey
12/17/2014 12:55:55 PM
The long arm of the law these days is often in the form of a robotic camera that captures motorists who run red lights. But the cameras are not always popular. New Jersey is scheduled to discontinue use of red light cameras on December 16, and several other cities and states are considering similar moves. Despite the controversy, a majority of Americans back the use of red …
Andy Frawley named Chief Executive Officer of Epsilon
12/17/2014 11:07:22 AM
Epsilon , an Alliance Data (NYSE: ADS) company and the global leader in creating connections between people and brands, today announced that Andy Frawley has been named Chief Executive Officer of Epsilon. Andy, who joined the company in 2009 and most recently served as President of Epsilon, has been instrumental in the business’s growth and success. He will be responsible for …
Mercer acquires Denarius, a compensation and benefits survey and information products firm in Chile
12/17/2014 10:29:42 AM
Mercer announced today that it has acquired Denarius, a leading compensation and benefits survey and information products consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile. The acquisition further strengthens Mercer’s capabilities in Chile, building upon strong relationships the firm has with multinationals and expanding Mercer’s business with Chilean-based business organizations that …
Ogilvy & Mather appoints Ben Richards to newly created role, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation
Ogilvy & Mather appoints Ben Richards to newly created role, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation
12/16/2014 11:46:44 AM
Ogilvy & Mather today named Ben Richards to the newly created role of Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation. Richards, 35, will work alongside Worldwide Chairman and CEO Miles Young to lead strategy across all Ogilvy companies and offices globally to drive transformation for the network and its clients. He will also be elevated to the company’s …
US federal government lacks analytics talent to exploit big data
12/16/2014 10:13:26 AM
Despite collecting, storing and managing masses of data as they perform mission-critical activities, federal agencies fall short in turning the information into insight due to a critical workforce skills gap. That is a key finding from Government Workforce in Focus: Closing the Data and Analytics Skills Gap , a new report aimed at assessing the nature of the skills gap and …
Xulon Title Prompts Readers to Face Reality According to the Bible
12/15/2014 11:11:21 AM
Within the new book by Christian M. Gervais, Beginning Anew , ($16.99, paperback, 9781626978874; $8.99, e-book, 9781626978881) readers will be challenged to re-evaluate who they are, and how they are living—in truth or in error. The author enables his audience to understand what words mean individually, so that they can investigate and study the Bible to show …
Gartner Says the Internet of Things Will Drive Device and User Relationship Requirements in 20 Percent of New IAM Implementations by 2016
12/15/2014 9:24:40 AM
The Internet of Things (IoT) will drive device and user relationship requirements in 20 percent of new identity and access management (IAM) implementations by year-end 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. The IoT has introduced new concepts for identity management, since every device interacting with users has an identity — and users and devices can have complex, yet defined, …
Dating Factory, Private Label Dating Provider, to Host Partnership Conference at iDate Las Vegas
Dating Factory, Private Label Dating Provider, to Host Partnership Conference at iDate Las Vegas
12/15/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Dating Factory will host an exclusive partnership conference on January 20, 2015, prior to the iDate Dating Industry Conference  ( http://www.internetdatingconference.com ).   The Dating Factory partnership event is an advanced 3 hour session held specifically for operators and affiliates of company’s private label …
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
12/15/2014 6:00:00 AM
Mediation can make the difference between a peaceful, cost-effective resolution fully embraced by all parties or a contentious battle that leads to destructive and costly litigation, according to Austin Texas Mediators (ATM).  The ATM team of Barbara Allen and Felix Rippy bring a collective 50 years of experience to bear on cases ranging from divorces and personal injury to …
Debbie O’Grady, the Queen of Accountability, Releases New Book entitled The Accountability Edge
12/15/2014 4:00:00 AM
What does it mean to be accountable in your life? What were your first experiences with accountability? These questions and more are answered in a new book by Debbie O’Grady, dubbed the Queen of Accountability by her colleagues and clients. The book is called The Accountability Edge and is available online and in your local bookstore. Debbie O’Grady uses her strategies …
Hearst Corporation to Increase Equity Interest in Fitch Group to 80 Percent
12/12/2014 12:40:55 PM
Hearst Corporation announced today that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst’s equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group. The transaction is valued at $1.965 billion. Hearst acquired its original interest in Fitch Group in March 2006 and …
WPP agencies sweep 2014 Agency of the Year Awards in Asia
12/12/2014 12:07:56 PM
WPP agencies have swept the 2014 Asia Pacific Agency of the Year awards, highlighting the group’s continued strength and depth across the high-growth region, including the key markets of China, India, and Southeast Asia. Collectively, WPP agencies took home the top prizes in 49 regional and local market categories. Ogilvy & Mather led the awards haul, capped by its …
New Expense Data From Concur Helps Finance Departments Brace For A Manic Monday
12/11/2014 5:40:11 PM
Concur ® the world’s leading provider of spend management solutions and services, today released a new analysis that shows the third Monday of December has consistently been the busiest expense (claims) day. The analysis identified December 16 as the busiest day for expense claims in 2013, based on data from the 23,000 companies and 27 million users in 150 countries using …
BT named leader in Asia Pacific for next-generation telecoms according to IDC
12/11/2014 12:33:57 PM
BT today announced it has been named a “leader” for the fifth consecutive year in the IDC MarketScape: Asia Pacific Next-Generation Telcos: Telecom Services 2014-2015 Vendor Assessment*. Noting BT Global Services’ strategy, capabilities and track record, the IDC report highlights BT’s commitment to the Asia Pacific region through continued investments in networks, services …
Advanced Control Systems Awarded Georgia Smart Energy Company of the Year
12/11/2014 10:11:48 AM
The Technology Association of Georgia’s Smart Energy Society named Advanced Control Systems as Georgia’s Smart Energy Company of the Year last week.  The award was presented as part of a gathering on December 5th to celebrate spectacular achievements in the energy industry by individuals, company and governments throughout Georgia. Advanced Control Systems (ACS), represented …
Mobile Internet Contributes More than €90 Billion to Economies of EU5
12/10/2014 11:20:52 AM
The mobile Internet economy generates annual revenues of €92 billion and a consumer benefit, or surplus, of about €770 billion in the countries of the EU5—Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Spain. The mobile Internet has created 250,000 jobs in these five countries. Revenues are growing quickly, according to a report released today by The Boston Consulting Group, The …
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises And Content Hires Leading Cross-Cultural Agency República
12/9/2014 11:17:55 AM
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced today that it has added República, one of America’s leading independent cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications agencies, to its agency roster, effective today. República will report into Jacqueline Hernandez, Chief Marketing Officer, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal. This new assignment …
Tablet Ownership is Growing Faster than Ownership of Any Other Connected Device, According to The NPD Group
Tablet Ownership is Growing Faster than Ownership of Any Other Connected Device, According to The NPD Group
12/9/2014 9:55:47 AM
Tablet ownership among U.S. consumers is on the rise, and growing at a faster rate than that of any other connected device. According to The NPD Group’s Connected Intelligence, Connected Home Report , as of the third quarter of 2014 (Q3 2014) there were 109 million tablets in use, up 35 million from last year. “Now that the tablet market is unmistakably past the early adopter …
Extreme Reach and Nielsen Join Forces to Advance Total Audience Measurement for Advertisers
12/9/2014 9:20:37 AM
Extreme Reach, Inc., the leading provider of TV and digital video advertising delivery and measurement solutions, and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, today announced a multi-year agreement that enables Extreme Reach to provide automated Nielsen encoding of all TV commercials distributed for all …