Creative industries

Quantum Temple Raises $2 Million in Pre-Seed Funding to Leverage Web3 for Cultural Heritage Preservation

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Quantum Temple is using blockchain technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to preserve cultural heritage and facilitate equitable exchanges between collectors and ancestral communities.

Key Points: 
  • Quantum Temple is using blockchain technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to preserve cultural heritage and facilitate equitable exchanges between collectors and ancestral communities.
  • With the help of a multidisciplinary team of advisors, Quantum Temple has created a decentralized platform that documents and funds expressions of cultural heritage through digital, physical, and experiential NFTs.
  • Quantum Temple is truly based on a multi-disciplinary alliance between culture keepers, government institutions, civil society, curatorial anthropologists and content creators to tokenize tangible and intangible cultural heritage.
  • “We’re committed to building a transparent and regenerative funding model to preserve cultural heritage.

ibex Named One of America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ibex (NASDAQ: IBEX), a leading global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer engagement technology solutions, today announced that the company was named to Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ibex (NASDAQ: IBEX), a leading global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer engagement technology solutions, today announced that the company was named to Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023.
  • “It is a great source of pride and distinction for us to be named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek,” said Bridgett Hart, Vice President of Employee Experience at ibex.
  • At ibex, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive work environment that promotes career advancement and celebrates the accomplishments of our team.
  • ibex believes that the diverse backgrounds, identities, and abilities of its employees foster creativity and collaboration, which contribute to high performance as a company.

Moody’s Names Francisco Martinez-Garcia Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today appointed Francisco Martinez-Garcia as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today appointed Francisco Martinez-Garcia as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer.
  • Mr. Martinez-Garcia will focus on positioning Moody’s as an inclusive workplace that attracts, grows, and retains diverse talent.
  • “Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to our business model, and we strive for a workplace where all employees can thrive as their authentic selves,” said Maral Kazanjian, Chief People Officer at Moody’s.
  • Mr. Martinez-Garcia will also partner with Moody’s Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to deepen engagement, promote visibility, and nurture collaboration.

Global Cloud Managed Services Market Report to 2031 - Rising Demands for Cloud Applications are Propelling Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

Rising demands for cloud applications are propelling the growth of the global cloud-managed services market.

Key Points: 
  • Rising demands for cloud applications are propelling the growth of the global cloud-managed services market.
  • Furthermore, lower costs of cloud services and hyper-scaling capabilities are also expected to aid in the growth of cloud managed services industry.
  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the global cloud managed services market analysis from 2021 to 2031 to identify the prevailing global cloud managed services market opportunities.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global global cloud managed services market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Bausch + Lomb Publishes Update Presentation for the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 9, 2023

Bausch + Lomb Corporation, (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) (“Bausch + Lomb” or the “Company”), a leading global eye health company dedicated to helping people see better to live better, has published a company update presentation designed to complement remarks that will be provided by management at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • Bausch + Lomb Corporation, (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) (“Bausch + Lomb” or the “Company”), a leading global eye health company dedicated to helping people see better to live better, has published a company update presentation designed to complement remarks that will be provided by management at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 p.m.
  • ET) today, Jan. 9, 2023, during the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
  • The presentation provides an overview of the Company’s recent performance and achievements, and offers insight into future goals and catalysts for 2023 and beyond.
  • The presentation is available on the Investor Relations page of the Bausch + Lomb website at: https://ir.bausch.com/investors/events-presentations .

Cherry Bekaert Joins Accounting+ to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Within Profession

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Cherry Bekaert is pleased to join Accounting+ to promote DE&I and champion future generations in accounting.

Key Points: 
  • Cherry Bekaert is pleased to join Accounting+ to promote DE&I and champion future generations in accounting.
  • "We are proud to join Accounting+ alongside other prominent firms to engage and lay the foundation for a more diverse accounting workforce.
  • We champion DEI and strive to create a workplace where anyone can come to find their space and create their future."
  • "As we reimagine the future of the accounting profession, we stand by our commitment to excellence," said Michelle Thompson , Chief Executive Officer, Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC.

Swiftly Named One of The Best Places to Work in 2023 By Built In

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiftly®, a retail technology platform company delivering omnichannel tools for retailers, today announced that it has been named to Built In's prestigious Best Places to Work List for 2023, in the category Hybrid Best Places to Work. The annual awards program includes companies of all sizes, from startups to those in the enterprise, and honors both remote-first employers as well as companies in large tech markets across the U.S.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiftly® , a retail technology platform company delivering omnichannel tools for retailers, today announced that it has been named to Built In's prestigious Best Places to Work List for 2023, in the category Hybrid Best Places to Work.
  • Built In determines the winners of Best Places to Work based on an algorithm, using company data about compensation and benefits.
  • "It's my honor to congratulate this year's Best Places to Work winners," says Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In.
  • These winners set the stage for a human-centered future of work, and we can't wait to see that future unfold."

Academy of Art University Survey Shows Majority of Americans Believe Creative Skills Will Thrive in the Age of AI

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey conducted by the Academy of Art University, which polled over 1,000 Americans aged 18-65, found that creative skills are perceived as the most valuable to combat an impending AI takeover.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey conducted by the Academy of Art University, which polled over 1,000 Americans aged 18-65, found that creative skills are perceived as the most valuable to combat an impending AI takeover.
  • "This survey is a clear reminder of the importance of valuing creativity and cultivating art and design skills in the age of AI," said Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University.
  • Over 90% of those who expressed an opinion believe they are creative and over half feel most valued in their lives for their creative skills (53%) rather than their physical or technical skills.
  • The survey also looked at American's perceptions on the future of work, careers and education.

Kellogg Company's People Analytics drive a winning culture by design, not default

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Social K: Kellogg Company Blog -- People Analytics Drive a Winning Culture by Design, not DefaultBy Petra Mudder, Director of Global People Analytics, Kellogg Company

Key Points: 
  • By Petra Mudder, Director of Global People Analytics, Kellogg Company
    What do you see as the big opportunity for data and analytics in HR?
  • Kellogg culture is very special– it's a differentiator for our employees and a competitive advantage for our business.
  • On top of that, we are setting up three stand-alone companies, each with a winning culture.
  • People and business data are tremendous assets that, when analyzed effectively, can drive our HR strategies and culture, including Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, retention & engagement and manager effectiveness.

5WPR Elevates Five Key Executives to Managing Partner Roles; Also Announces Multiple C-Suite and Executive Hires

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations (5WPR), an award-winning and top 10 independently-owned US agency today announced that it has significantly expanded its leadership and executive teams.  The move both recognizes the contributions of key leaders and positions the firm to bring more resources to existing and potential clients.

Key Points: 
  • The move both recognizes the contributions of key leaders and positions the firm to bring more resources to existing and potential clients.
  • They will add Managing Partner to their EVP roles, effective immediately.
  • Those include Fred Schuster, Chief Operating Officer; Erica Kirwin, Chief People Officer; Paul Miser, Executive Vice President, Digital; and Elizabeth Minton who returns to the agency as Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications.
  • He has nearly three decades of experience in operational and executive leadership roles at global media and digital agencies including Ogilvy/WPP and IPG.