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Thunder, Paycom Announce 15-Year Arena Naming Rights Agreement

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Paycom (NYSE: PAYC) today jointly announced an exclusive, 15-year naming rights partnership that will transform the downtown home of the Thunder into Paycom Center.

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  • The Oklahoma City Thunder and Paycom (NYSE: PAYC) today jointly announced an exclusive, 15-year naming rights partnership that will transform the downtown home of the Thunder into Paycom Center.
  • We are honored and excited to expand our partnership with Paycom to include a centerpiece, 15-year naming rights commitment for our arena, said Clayton I. Bennett, chairman of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • The naming rights agreement consists of several marquee Paycom Center signage locations, including the buildings exterior and roof, game floor, scoreboard and more.
  • At ASM Global, we are thrilled with the potential this partnership between the Thunder and Paycom offers for future success of the arena, said Chris Semrau, general manager of Paycom Center.

TCN Consumer Survey Finds Americans Overwhelmingly Prefer to Interact with a Live Person When Dealing with Customer Service Reps

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:05pm

Americans are willing to wait on hold, but not for long. When calling a company’s customer service department, Americans said they are willing to wait on hold for six minutes, but the actual wait time on average is three times longer. One-third (34%) said they’re willing to wait on hold between five to seven minutes, an average of six minutes overall, with women (15%) twice as likely as men (8%) to be willing to wait 10 minutes or longer. However, the average actual wait time on hold is 17.4 minutes, with 2 in 3 (62%) saying they’ve waited on hold longer than 10 minutes and nearly one-quarter (23%) saying they’ve waited on hold for 30 minutes or longer. Women are more patient -- they’re twice as likely (31%) as men (13%) to wait on hold more than 30 minutes.

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  • The national survey, conducted by OnePoll and commissioned by TCN, reveals Americans overwhelmingly prefer to interact with a live person when dealing with customer service centers.
  • The survey also finds companies that prioritize good customer service are likely to be rewarded by consumers with increased brand loyalty and positive online reviews.
  • In the survey, consumers said they are likely to reward companies with good customer service with increased brand loyalty and positive online reviews.
  • To view the full survey results, download TCNs ebook, Understanding the Modern Consumer: 2021 Consumer Insights About Customer Service, at: https://go.tcn.com/customer-service-survey-results-2021 .

 Yieldstreet Hits $2B In Deals Funded on Only Diversified Alternative Investment Platform

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

To date, 160 of Yieldstreets offerings have fully matured or been repaid in full on its platform.

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  • To date, 160 of Yieldstreets offerings have fully matured or been repaid in full on its platform.
  • With Yieldstreet, for as little as $1,000, were delivering that access, said Milind Mehere, Founder and CEO of Yieldstreet.
  • More than 300,000 people have joined Yieldstreets diversified platform to date, already catapulting the company ahead of its full-year goal for new investors on the platform.
  • Yieldstreet is a next generation digital investment platform powering the modernization of todays portfolios by unlocking access to income-generating alternative investments.

Employers Struggling to Find the Skills to Accelerate Agility

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Firms are searching for new team members with the skills to help them accelerate agility and meet the challenges of a changing world.

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  • Firms are searching for new team members with the skills to help them accelerate agility and meet the challenges of a changing world.
  • But they are struggling to find recruits with the right skills to fill job vacancies.
  • The new Questionmark report, Skills, Culture, Vocation: Finding the Right Recruits encourages employers to improve their recruitment decisions by:
    Checking the skills of job candidates assessments give real information about a candidates current skills base.
  • John Kleeman, Founder of Questionmark, said: To accelerate their agility and thrive in a changing business environment, employers are seeking more skills than ever before.

EC Infosystems Announces Disney Ticket User Conference Promotion

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:15pm

For those attendees registered for the event with hotel stays confirmed prior to August 15, 2021, EC Infosystems will provide a complimentary Disney park ticket for a half day outing to be held prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, November 10th.

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  • For those attendees registered for the event with hotel stays confirmed prior to August 15, 2021, EC Infosystems will provide a complimentary Disney park ticket for a half day outing to be held prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, November 10th.
  • Our commitment to our clients and the EC Infosystems community will be a focal point of this years event, says EC Infosystems President and CEO, Mohan Wanchoo.
  • The deliberate choice of hosting the user conference in Disney coupled with this exciting early-bird promotion are both testaments to our emphasis on community during and beyond our event.
  • User conference registration is complimentary and open for registration only to EC Infosystems EDI and Billing clients.

RIMES Adds ESG Solution to Its Managed Data Services

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:24am

Today, RIMES , a strategic data partner for financial institutions, launches its ESG data management solution, powered by RIMES Managed Data Services (MDS).

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  • Today, RIMES , a strategic data partner for financial institutions, launches its ESG data management solution, powered by RIMES Managed Data Services (MDS).
  • It is a fully managed, end-to-end cloud-based service that offers transparent and actionable ESG data through;
    A suite of desktop and analytics tools.
  • Elisabeth Seep, ESG Product Manager, RIMES commented: RIMES ESG solution was developed to remove the burden of ESG data management from asset management firms who are challenged with identifying sustainable assets and actionable ESG data effectively.
  • RIMES ESG solution is built on three core principles:
    Improve business outcomes: Deliver trusted, timely, accurate and complete data seamlessly across the enterprise.

DriveWealth Partners With YieldX to Launch Target Yield ETFs to Help Retail Investors Take Better Control of Their Financial Lives

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

The DriveWealth ETFs can be an important part of a savers financial picture and a retail investors overall portfolio.

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  • The DriveWealth ETFs can be an important part of a savers financial picture and a retail investors overall portfolio.
  • STBL seeks to generate a target net yield of3% while aiming to minimize the risk level relative to similar-yielding products.
  • EERN seeks to target a net yield of 8% while aiming to minimize the risk level relative to similar-yielding products.
  • The DriveWealth Funds are the property of YieldX Advisers, LLC, DriveWealth, LLC and Red Gate Advisers, LLC.

O2 Invests in unWired Broadband

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

O2 Investment Partners ( www.o2investment.com ) announced today that it has made a significant investment in unWired Broadband LLC ( www.getunwired.com ), partnering with the companys management team to support its rapid growth.

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  • O2 Investment Partners ( www.o2investment.com ) announced today that it has made a significant investment in unWired Broadband LLC ( www.getunwired.com ), partnering with the companys management team to support its rapid growth.
  • Peter Sorensen, President of unWired commented, We continue to be excited about the next stage of growth with O2.
  • Jimmy Frye, Senior Associate at O2, commented, "We are very excited to partner with Pete, Craig, Garrett, John and the rest of the unWired team.
  • O2 invests with a view toward partnering with management to build and grow the business and take it to its next stage of development.

Reply Creative Challenge 2021: With an Idea Developed for easyJet, a Team of Young Students From Politecnico of Milan Wins the Competition

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:30am

With the project easyDream, team Watermelon won the 2021 edition of the Creative Challenge, the largest team-based competition in Europe for students and young creatives and part of the Reply Challenges program.

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  • With the project easyDream, team Watermelon won the 2021 edition of the Creative Challenge, the largest team-based competition in Europe for students and young creatives and part of the Reply Challenges program.
  • What the team managed to pull off in a single weekend is nothing short of amazing!
  • The Creative Challenge is part of the Reply Challenges 2021 competition series organized by Reply for young students, talents and technology enthusiasts to promote the culture of coding and stimulate digital innovation in the fields of creativity, cybersecurity and finance.
  • Reply [MTA, STAR: REY, ISIN: IT0005282865] specialises in the design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media.

Beesafe and Compensa, Part of VIG Poland, Collaborate with Akur8 to Transform Their Pricing Process

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Akur8 is pleased to announce its collaboration with Beesafe and Compensa, two entities of VIG Poland, to enhance their pricing process.

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  • Akur8 is pleased to announce its collaboration with Beesafe and Compensa, two entities of VIG Poland, to enhance their pricing process.
  • VIG (Vienna Insurance Group) is one of the largest insurance groups in the world and one of the leading insurers in Austria and CEE countries.
  • By collaborating with Akur8 for their motor insurance lines, Compensa will further accelerate their digital transformation, transforming the very core pricing process.
  • Beesafe, a new, fully digital and direct entity created by VIG Poland, will be using Akur8 to launch their new product, leveraging the accelerated time-to-market benefits.