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NP Digital Announces Guy Jarvie as SVP of Performance, Australia

Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 9:00pm

SYDNEY, Sept. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NP Digital , a leader in performance marketing, announces Guy Jarvie as the Senior Vice President of Performance of the Australian region.

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  • SYDNEY, Sept. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NP Digital , a leader in performance marketing, announces Guy Jarvie as the Senior Vice President of Performance of the Australian region.
  • Prior to that, Jarvie spent eight years leading digital performance and client solutions for iProspect Australia.
  • Guy has the experience, drive and empathyto help our Australian clients navigate a verydynamic industryand charta promisingcourseof digital transformation, said Dan Kalinski, President of NP Digital Australia.
  • NP Digital views marketing through a consultative lens that takes a holistic view when applying specialist execution to build meaningful partnerships.

Spring Valley Provides Update on Business Combination with AeroFarms

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. (Spring Valley) (Nasdaq: SV, SVSVW, SVSVU) and Dream Holdings, Inc. (AeroFarms) today provided an update on the closing process and related timeline for their previously announced business combination, which was approved by shareholders on August 30, 2021.

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  • Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. (Spring Valley) (Nasdaq: SV, SVSVW, SVSVU) and Dream Holdings, Inc. (AeroFarms) today provided an update on the closing process and related timeline for their previously announced business combination, which was approved by shareholders on August 30, 2021.
  • On March 26, 2021, AeroFarms announced a definitive business combination agreement with Spring Valley Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: SV).
  • Spring Valley and AeroFarms anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause Spring Valleys and AeroFarms assessments to change.
  • However, while Spring Valley and AeroFarms may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Spring Valley and AeroFarms specifically disclaim any obligation to do so.

HealthEdge Announces Key Additions to Leadership Team; Brings Seasoned Industry Executives on Board

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:45pm

HealthEdge today announced two key additions to its leadership team to help lead the journey in serving customers at an enterprise scale.

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  • HealthEdge today announced two key additions to its leadership team to help lead the journey in serving customers at an enterprise scale.
  • HealthEdge provides modern technology solutions that health plans use to innovate around new business models, improve outcomes, reduce administrative costs, and delight members.
  • I am really excited to have Anshul and Angelo join the team, said HealthEdge Chief Executive Officer Steve Krupa.
  • Pande will lead the HealthEdge technology organization for its industry-leading HealthRules suite of products.

Learnit Expands Executive Team, Welcoming Amy Ginder as Its New Senior Director of Programs

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Learnit, a leader in corporate training delivering learning and development solutions to clients ranging from non-profits to Fortune 100 companies, today announced the addition of Amy Ginder as Senior Director of Programs.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Learnit, a leader in corporate training delivering learning and development solutions to clients ranging from non-profits to Fortune 100 companies, today announced the addition of Amy Ginder as Senior Director of Programs.
  • Passionate about education, Amy has an extensive background in learning and development, professional and workforce development, higher education, online learning, international education and communications.
  • I owe my good friend and business partner Kandis Porter big time for this awesome referral!"
  • "This is a pivotal time in learning and development and an incredible opportunity for Learnit to provide innovative training solutions.

Hexnode’s Annual Global User Conference HexCon21 Successfully Closes

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:15pm

Hexnode , the leading UEM vendor, today announced the close of its second annual global user conference, HexCon21 .

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  • Hexnode , the leading UEM vendor, today announced the close of its second annual global user conference, HexCon21 .
  • The event played host to 110 speakers sharing ideas and best practices around cybersecurity, endpoint management, and more.
  • HexCon21 showcased everything from cybersecurity to workplace culture, with deep dives into everything thats changed in Hexnode through the past year.
  • The 90-speaker event transformed HexCon from a normal user conference to a platform for cybersecurity professionals to learn, share, network, and build professional relationships.

Grid Dynamics and Evinced Enter Into Long-Term Strategic Partnership to Drive Accessibility in Mobile App Development

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:05pm

Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDYN) (Grid Dynamics), a leader in enterprise-level digital transformation services and solutions, and Evinced, the leading accessibility software company specializing in providing automation to enterprise developers, have entered into a strategic partnership to accelerate the implementation of accessibility in the mobile app development phase.

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  • Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDYN) (Grid Dynamics), a leader in enterprise-level digital transformation services and solutions, and Evinced, the leading accessibility software company specializing in providing automation to enterprise developers, have entered into a strategic partnership to accelerate the implementation of accessibility in the mobile app development phase.
  • We at Grid Dynamics are extremely delighted to partner with Evinced in enriching the ecosystem of accessibility tools, says Rajeev Sharma - CTO at Grid Dynamics.
  • Evinceds AI-powered platform provides a comprehensive accessibility suite for web and mobile channels covering the entire value chain of development, testing and accessibility compliance analytics.
  • Leading enterprises use Evinced to weave accessibility into their software development process - including design, development, automated testing and production/compliance monitoring.

Kinecta Federal Credit Union Appoints Raj Bandaru as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:14pm

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kinecta Federal Credit Union today announced that seasoned IT professional Raj Bandaru has joined its Executive Management Team as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

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  • MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kinecta Federal Credit Union today announced that seasoned IT professional Raj Bandaru has joined its Executive Management Team as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
  • In Bandaru's most recent role as Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Gesa Credit Union, he was instrumental in driving digital transformation, multiple mergers, core digital transformations and online/mobile banking conversions.
  • Kinecta Federal Credit Union is the country's 35th largest credit union, with assets of$6.5 billionand over 270,000 member-owners.
  • Daily Breeze readers have named Kinecta a top South Bay credit union for the past 10 years, and Kinecta was voted Easy Reader's 2020 "Best of the Beach" Credit Union.

Zam.io Intends to Transfer 1% of the World's Equity Capital to the DeFi Sector

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:39pm

Zam.io has presented a new protocol, zMorgan , which helps address this issue, by transferring stock capital to decentralized finance.

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  • Zam.io has presented a new protocol, zMorgan , which helps address this issue, by transferring stock capital to decentralized finance.
  • If at least 1% of the blocked capital in public company shares goes to the DeFi sector, the crypto market cap would increase by $1 trillion.
  • "We understand and clearly recognize that the world is changing and the financial sector is the first to respond to such changes.
  • One could say that Zam.io would act as a bridge between CeFi and DeFi," explained George Gus.

Weber Shandwick Launches Media Security Center to Address Emerging Information Threats

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

"The Weber Shandwick Media Security Center team works tounderstand the influence of questionable content on the attitudes and behaviors of customers, employees and other stakeholders.

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  • "The Weber Shandwick Media Security Center team works tounderstand the influence of questionable content on the attitudes and behaviors of customers, employees and other stakeholders.
  • The Weber Shandwick Media Security Center is powered byinsights fromsome of the leading institutions combating misinformationand disinformationand an exclusive partnership withthreat detection platform,Blackbird.AI.
  • The Media Security Center is designed to help clients navigate a volatile media landscape with bespoke solutionsthatprotect reputationsand commercial interests.
  • "The best practices ofthe Weber Shandwick Media Security Center are built onthebedrockofdeep issues management, analytics, policy and mediaexpertise,"saidChris Perry, Chief Innovation Officer, Weber Shandwick.

New Report Demonstrates Growing Importance of Accurate and Efficient Sales Tax Compliance for Manufacturers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

Today, the Manufacturers Alliance Foundation and Sovos released "The Changing Landscape for Sales and Use Tax Strategies," a new report that shows the extent to which tax compliance challenges are driving increasingly sophisticated process changes for manufacturers.

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  • Today, the Manufacturers Alliance Foundation and Sovos released "The Changing Landscape for Sales and Use Tax Strategies," a new report that shows the extent to which tax compliance challenges are driving increasingly sophisticated process changes for manufacturers.
  • "With over 12,000 sales tax jurisdictions with their own rates and each state having different rules, the 2018 case really increased the need for more effective, streamlined compliance for tax departments," Manufacturers Alliance spokesperson Marie Lee observed.
  • The new joint research by Sovos and the Manufacturers Alliance Foundation assessed the implications of this new pressure on manufacturers.
  • Business strategy and technology change add considerable complexity to sales and use tax compliance - Overall, 44% of executives reported that changes in business strategy (for example, M&A) added significant complexity to the tax compliance process.