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KLAS Research Awards High Ratings to uPerform, the Leading Healthcare Digital Learning Platform

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'ANCILE Solutions , the company behind the market-leading Digital Learning Platform uPerform\xc2\xae, was featured in the KLAS\xc2\xae First Look report on Disrupting Traditional Software Training released today.

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  • b'ANCILE Solutions , the company behind the market-leading Digital Learning Platform uPerform\xc2\xae, was featured in the KLAS\xc2\xae First Look report on Disrupting Traditional Software Training released today.
  • In addition to a 100% overall customer satisfaction rating, every respondent agreed they would purchase uPerform again.
  • The KLAS mission is to improve the world\xe2\x80\x99s healthcare by amplifying the voice of providers and payers.
  • KLAS finds the hard-to-get HIT data by building strong relationships with our payer and provider friends in the industry.

Waste Management Announces First-of-its-Kind ‘Your Tomorrow’ Program Providing No-Cost Education to Employees, with Planned Extension to Dependents Later This Year, to Upskill Workforce and Advance Position in Competitive Job Market

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:39pm

The company is rolling out a range of new employee benefits from flexible work schedules, sign-on bonuses and a new education and upskilling benefit program, Your Tomorrow, in collaboration with Guild Education .

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  • The company is rolling out a range of new employee benefits from flexible work schedules, sign-on bonuses and a new education and upskilling benefit program, Your Tomorrow, in collaboration with Guild Education .
  • Interview spots can be reserved in advance at https://careers.wm.com/wmevents , and walk-ins will be accepted.
  • To learn more information about Waste Management, visit www.wm.com .\nDenver-based Guild Education is on a mission to unlock opportunity for America\'s workforce through education and upskilling.
  • Guild\'s payments and technology platform, curated learning marketplace, and advanced education and career coaching come together to help working adult learners advance in their education and career, debt-free.

IndyCar Drivers Take Flight at LIFT Academy

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:44pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.
  • I think I want to learn how to do this.\xe2\x80\x9d\nLIFT Academy is owned by Indianapolis-based Republic Airways and is the first U.S. airline-owned and operated ab initio flight training program in the new generation of flight training.
  • Less than three years later, it has quickly become one of the largest flight schools in the nation with nearly 300 students from across the United States coming to train in Indianapolis.\nAbout LIFT Academy: Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy is a U.S.-based commercial aviation pilot training school owned and operated by Republic Airways.
  • Students receive instruction from experienced pilots, under FAA and industry standards, with the most advanced equipment and curriculum that combines flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training.

ISACA to Recognize Outstanding Technology Professionals at Free Virtual Awards Gala Featuring Pop Sensation Rachel Platten and Global Performers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:51pm

b'Every year ISACA members and other business IT professionals worldwide serve their organizations and industries with exemplary achievements and noteworthy contributions to advancing technology.

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  • b'Every year ISACA members and other business IT professionals worldwide serve their organizations and industries with exemplary achievements and noteworthy contributions to advancing technology.
  • Outstanding IT audit, risk, governance, privacy and cybersecurity professionals are being recognized with ISACA\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Global Achievement Awards as well as through its new Hall of Fame for their accomplishments and contributions that advance the professional community and exemplify ISACA\xe2\x80\x99s purpose.\nThe recipients of the 2021 Global Achievement Awards and the inaugural class of the Hall of Fame will be recognized at the first-ever ISACA Awards Virtual Gala on Thursday, 15 July at 9 a.m. CDT / 14:00 UTC.
  • This free, two-hour event will feature a performance from multiplatinum pop sensation Rachel Platten as well as regional artists who will highlight their local culture.\nThe following recipients of the 2021 ISACA Global Achievement Awards will be recognized at the Gala:\nISACA Technology for Humanity Award: Niel Harper CISA, CRISC, CDPSE, Chief Information Security Officer, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Denmark\n\xe2\x80\x9cFor contributions to capacity building across the world toward the development of affordable, open and user-centric Internet infrastructure.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cFor inspirational mentorship of all university students, encouraging more women to pursue technology careers, and teaching a thought-provoking curriculum around data privacy, security and technology management.\xe2\x80\x9d\nISACA Inspirational Leadership Award: Kyla Guru, Stanford University student and CEO of Bits \xe2\x80\x98N Bytes Cybersecurity Education Corp, USA\nISACA Innovative Solutions Award: Yoshimasa Masuda, Ph.D., CISM, CGEIT, Associate Professor, Keio University, Japan / Carnegie Mellon University, USA / Sr.
  • Manager, NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting\nThe founding class of the Hall of Fame inductees\xe2\x80\x94members honored for showing exemplary dedication to advancing ISACA\xe2\x80\x99s purpose through volunteer service and/or member engagement activities\xe2\x80\x94 is recognized by the namesakes of retired ISACA Awards, whose legacies and contributions have shaped ISACA into the organization it is today, as well as member-nominated inductees who represent the peer-recognition and value members have for each other.\nThe following inductees were previously recognized as visionary leaders of the association:\n'

Boxlight Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

The gross profit margin for the three months ended March 31, 2021 was 25.6%, and adjusted for the net effect of acquisition-related purchase accounting, the margin was 28.0%, as compared to the 27.9% gross margin, as adjusted, reported for the three months ended March 31, 2020.

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  • The gross profit margin for the three months ended March 31, 2021 was 25.6%, and adjusted for the net effect of acquisition-related purchase accounting, the margin was 28.0%, as compared to the 27.9% gross margin, as adjusted, reported for the three months ended March 31, 2020.
  • The increase primarily resulted from additional overhead costs associated with the acquired Sahara operations in September 2020.\nOther income (expense) for the three months ended March 31, 2021 was net expense of $(3.1) million, as compared to net other income of $0.7 million for the three months ended March 31, 2020.
  • Adjustments to EBITDA include stock-based compensation expense, gains/losses recognized upon the settlement of certain debt instruments, gains/losses from the remeasurement of derivative liabilities, and the effects of purchase accounting adjustments in connection with acquisitions.\nAt March 31, 2021, Boxlight had $10.0 million in cash and cash equivalents, $21.8 million in working capital, $139.7 million in total assets, $20.6 debt, $47.4 million in stockholders\xe2\x80\x99 equity, 56.8 million common shares issued and outstanding, and 3.1 million preferred shares issued and outstanding.\nManagement will host a conference call to discuss the first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • The conference call details are as follows:\n"

CMMC Accreditation Body Appoints Melanie Kyle Gingrich as First Vice President for Training and Development

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:35pm

b'The CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) today announced the selection of Melanie Kyle Gingrich as the CMMC-AB\xe2\x80\x99s first vice president for training and development.

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  • b'The CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) today announced the selection of Melanie Kyle Gingrich as the CMMC-AB\xe2\x80\x99s first vice president for training and development.
  • In this role, Ms. Gingrich will oversee the day-to-day development and management of the CMMC-AB training, education, and curricula management programs to support and ensure the successful growth of the CMMC ecosystem.\nMs.
  • For the past 15 months, Mr. Tchoubineh has led the training committee of the CMMC-AB Board of Directors in a voluntary capacity.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cShe brings compelling experience in both the development and provision of online training as well as an acute understanding of service-delivery models.

Three Cambium Learning Group Companies Named Finalists in 2021 CODiE Awards

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

b"Today, education essentials company Cambium Learning\xc2\xae Group announced that products from ExploreLearning\xc2\xae, Lexia\xc2\xae Learning and Learning A-Z\xc2\xae, were recognized as finalists in six categories in the 2021 SIIA CODiE Awards.\nFor the past 36 years, the SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized thousands of Education and Business technology companies, products and services as leaders in innovation and excellence.

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  • b"Today, education essentials company Cambium Learning\xc2\xae Group announced that products from ExploreLearning\xc2\xae, Lexia\xc2\xae Learning and Learning A-Z\xc2\xae, were recognized as finalists in six categories in the 2021 SIIA CODiE Awards.\nFor the past 36 years, the SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized thousands of Education and Business technology companies, products and services as leaders in innovation and excellence.
  • It was critical for us to ensure teachers felt supported with the right solutions in order to make the transition to hybrid and remote learning as seamless as possible,\xe2\x80\x9d said John Campbell, CEO of Cambium Learning Group.
  • Each product is judged against category-specific criteria and top-rated products from the first round of review were elevated to finalists.
  • To learn more about the SIIA CODiE Awards judging process, visit their website .\nCambium Learning\xc2\xae Group is the education essentials company, providing award-winning education technology and services for K-12 markets.

The University of Memphis Expands Corporate Workforce Education Opportunities by Partnering with InStride

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

b"The University of Memphis has partnered with InStride to join its academic network, increasing both entities\xe2\x80\x99 ability to reach more corporations interested in sponsoring strategic workforce education for their employees.

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  • b"The University of Memphis has partnered with InStride to join its academic network, increasing both entities\xe2\x80\x99 ability to reach more corporations interested in sponsoring strategic workforce education for their employees.
  • InStride helps organizations achieve transformative business and social impact by unlocking the power of education, through advanced technology-enabled experiences for learners and corporate partners alike.
  • Given its focus on generating social impact, InStride received Fortune\xe2\x80\x99s Impact 20 and Inc.'s Best in Business awards in 2020.
  • For more information, please visit www.instride.com or follow InStride on Twitter and LinkedIn .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005185/en/\n"

Udemy Announces New Udemy for Business Customers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:14pm

b'Udemy , a leading destination for learning and teaching online, today announced several new customers and expansions for its enterprise business, Udemy for Business .

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  • b'Udemy , a leading destination for learning and teaching online, today announced several new customers and expansions for its enterprise business, Udemy for Business .
  • In the first quarter of 2021, organizations including Carbon Health, Nasdaq, Novant Health, and RSA Security chose Udemy for Business for learning.
  • Additionally, current customers, including 3M, TIBCO, Okta, and Unilever, expanded their Udemy for Business deployments to further invest in the skills development of employees.
  • Udemy for Business is powered by Udemy, a leading learning marketplace.

RangeForce Community SOC Challenge Puts Security Pros’ Skills to the Test

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:01pm

b"RangeForce , the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity training, today announced the RangeForce Community SOC Challenge.

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  • b"RangeForce , the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity training, today announced the RangeForce Community SOC Challenge.
  • From May 14 through May 31 this free competition for RangeForce Community Edition members will test participants' ability to address three separate cyber security scenarios within the confines of the interactive RangeForce Cyber Range.
  • Registration details for joining the RangeForce Community Edition and the SOC Challenge are available here .\n\xe2\x80\x9cDefensive SOC skills are in extremely high demand, so we wanted to create an opportunity for our Community Edition members to test and demonstrate their abilities for detecting email threats, preventing malware infections and performing incident response,\xe2\x80\x9d said Jeff Orloff, Vice President of Product Management and Technical Services for RangeForce.
  • RangeForce is revolutionizing cybersecurity training with its adaptive learning technology to better train and cross-train DevOps, IT, and security professionals.