Education

New Report from Gemserv and tado° Shows Smart Thermostats Most Cost Effective and Scalable Way to Decarbonise Homes in the EU’s Green Deal Renovation Wave

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

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    To realise these goals and reduce CO2 emissions, approximately 600 billion has been reserved in the EUs Green Deal funds2.
  • On average a smart thermostat from tado saves 22% of energy used in homes across Europe, based on data provided by over 1 million connected thermostats3.
  • According to tado, the cost for implementing smart thermostats in all European homes would be approximately 40 billion, or 6.67% of the total cost allocated for the European Green Deal.
  • As the only cross-manufacturer platform, tado Smart Thermostats and services connect with any kind of heating or cooling system.

Enterprises in Germany Seek Help in Speeding Up Their App Development Processes

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

The 2021 ISG Provider Lens Next-Generation Application Development and Maintenance Services Report for Germany finds German companies looking to ADM providers to help digitize their products, processes and services; adapt agile development methodologies and improve software quality.

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  • The 2021 ISG Provider Lens Next-Generation Application Development and Maintenance Services Report for Germany finds German companies looking to ADM providers to help digitize their products, processes and services; adapt agile development methodologies and improve software quality.
  • In addition to the pandemic, the Brexit situation in the U.K. has put new pressure on many German enterprises, the report says.
  • In addition, DevOps continues to be a challenge for most enterprises, with less than half of all agile development teams using it efficiently, the report says.
  • Automating repetitive tasks is necessary, and without automation, development teams tend to skip process steps, including quality assurance.

Implants, AI and the No-cash Generation – Will Payments in 2030 Be a Dystopia or a Utopia?

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

By embedding ethical behaviour into transactions, the payments space can take on a unique role in incentivising both consumers and companies to be more conscious.

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  • By embedding ethical behaviour into transactions, the payments space can take on a unique role in incentivising both consumers and companies to be more conscious.
  • Ambient commerce reigns: Payments may become increasingly invisible as we move to more ambient models of commerce such as the recent emergence of till-less grocery stores.
  • By 2030, this will evolve even further so there will be no cards or payments devices.
  • The no-cash generation: As cash disappears, there could be a generation that has never held physical money.

Camly Academy Platform - Happy Educating Yourself

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:44am

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Camly Academy Platform is a global educational platform to connect and support trainers and learners, developed by the talent technology and operation team who are all young Vietnamese people with the philosophy of "Happy Educating Yourself" has just been officially launched on October 15, 2021.

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  • HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Camly Academy Platform is a global educational platform to connect and support trainers and learners, developed by the talent technology and operation team who are all young Vietnamese people with the philosophy of "Happy Educating Yourself" has just been officially launched on October 15, 2021.
  • Camly Academy Platform was born to bring a breakthrough in the EdTech model where students have the opportunity to study for free according to their needs, interact with international trainers, and millionaires cooperate with Camly Academy.
  • Currently, courses on Camly Academy Platform are available with content on developing mindset, soft skills at work, real estate business, and finance.
  • Students can immediately experience the Camly Academy Platform at www.camlyacademy.com
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Latino Business Action Network Announces Partnership with Facebook

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) today announced a new partnership with Facebook, specifically the Boost with Facebook and Facebook Elevate program to accelerate the digital transformation of Latino-owned businesses.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) today announced a new partnership with Facebook, specifically the Boost with Facebook and Facebook Elevate program to accelerate the digital transformation of Latino-owned businesses.
  • Through LBAN's extensive network and understanding of Latino-owned businesses combined with resources from Facebook, this partnership will offer critical education and resources to Latinx entrepreneurs to compete in a digital world.
  • We're excited to share the unique perspective of Latinx business owners through our work with LBAN."
  • In 2011, Facebook launched the Boost with Facebook initiative to help educate small business owners about the tools that can help them find success on our platform.

Embark Investor Confidence Barometer: Investors recognise climate responsibility, but ambivalence to act remains

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Embark Investor Confidence Barometer has revealed that the majority of investors believe that it is their responsibility to invest in a way that doesn't contribute to climate change. However, despite this, investors appear ambivalent to acting with a half of respondents saying that responsible investing is not important when making decisions about their portfolio - a concerning insight as COP 26 draws near. This is particularly the case for the youngest investors, even though most do not believe it hinders returns.

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  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Embark Investor Confidence Barometerhas revealed that the majority of investors believe that it is their responsibility to invest in a way that doesn't contribute to climate change.
  • This is particularly the case for the youngest investors, even though most do not believe it hinders returns.
  • Significantly, very few investors actively disagree with this sentiment (19% of advised and 10% of non-advised) either.
  • Only a quarter (24%) of advised investors disagreed and this was even lower for non-advised investors (18%).

Sunderland City Council and BAI Communications announce new partnership to create the UK's most advanced smart city

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:30am

Sunderland City Council has awarded a 20-year strategic partnership to BAI Communications to design, build and operate next generation digital infrastructure including a private 5G small cell network.

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  • Sunderland City Council has awarded a 20-year strategic partnership to BAI Communications to design, build and operate next generation digital infrastructure including a private 5G small cell network.
  • The project is the next step on Sunderland City Council's journey to achieve its global smart city ambition, having been awarded the UK Smart City of the Year 2020 accoladeand Connected Britain Digital Council of the Year 2021.
  • Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council, said: "This is an incredibly significant milestone in the development and future of Sunderland Our Smart City.
  • Billy D'Arcy, CEO of BAI Communications UK, said:"Our long-term strategic partnership with Sunderland City Council will completely transform the city, accelerating Sunderland's ambitions to become one of the UK's most advanced smart cities, connecting people, communities and businesses.

Family Business Pioneers and Thought Leaders Launch Generation6, an Unparalleled Family Business Consulting Firm

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:00am

Alongside a group of family business experts from around the globe, Generation6 offers the finest in family business consulting, coaching, board formation and development, family governance, and specialized education and shareholder development services.

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  • Alongside a group of family business experts from around the globe, Generation6 offers the finest in family business consulting, coaching, board formation and development, family governance, and specialized education and shareholder development services.
  • We founded this firm to serve business families and all who rely upon them, said Joe Astrachan.
  • The firm name embodies its mission: To assist families in business to make it to the sixth generation and beyond.
  • They typically dedicate significant resources time, emotion, money to equipping family members with the competences necessary to make good decisions for family and business.

RoofersCoffeeShop® is a Winner at the 2021 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:05am

SISTERS, Ore., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --RoofersCoffeeShop, the award-winning place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business, announced that it is a winner of the 2021 Folio: Eddie Award for Social Media / Online Community.

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  • SISTERS, Ore., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --RoofersCoffeeShop, the award-winning place where the industry meets for technology, information and everyday business, announced that it is a winner of the 2021 Folio: Eddie Award for Social Media / Online Community.
  • As a 2021 winner, RoofersCoffeeShop is recognized with an elite group of editors, journalists, designers and publishing professionals who were honored on October 14, 2021 at the Eddie and Ozzie Awards Gala, held at New York City's Metropolitan Pavilion.
  • For more than 25 years, the Eddie & Ozzie Awards have recognized excellence in uncompromising journalism and gorgeous design across all sectors of the publishing industry.
  • To be recognized for that by Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards for the third time is a great honor."

New York State Occupational Therapy Association Announces Opening of 2021 Conference Registration

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:00pm

CHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) announced the dates of their 2021 annual conference on November 12th, 13th and 14th 2021.

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  • CHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) announced the dates of their 2021 annual conference on November 12th, 13th and 14th 2021.
  • Founded in 1959, the New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) is the primary professional organization representing over 22,000 occupational therapy practitioners and students in New York State.
  • NYSOTA collaborates with national professional organizations, New York State professional associations, and New York State governmental agencies to protect the integrity of the occupational therapy profession and assure consumer access to quality occupational therapy services.
  • Michelle Scanlon, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, +1 (518) 301-9187, nysota@gmail.com
    Madelyn McCarthy, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, (401) 965-2977, mmccarthy2@uri.edu