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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    Beaumont Health System has been selected to join a prestigious national collaborative of health systems designed to improve health care quality, lower costs and expand best care practices to other health providers. Beaumont President and CEO Gene Michalski announced the health system's entry into the High Value Healthcare Collaborative at the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference. The Collaborative was launched in December 2010 by the Mayo Clinic, Denver Health, Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Cleveland Clinic and The Dartmouth ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/11 -- The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) will present four achievement awards during the opening session of the 48th Design Automation Conference (DAC) Tuesday, June 7, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. "I'm delighted to announce this year's award recipients, all of whom are well-known and well-respected leaders of our industry," remarks Professor Donatella Sciuto of Politecnico di Milano and president-elect of CEDA. "Each sets a high standard and example for the rest ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/11 -- WANdisco, a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, has continued its heavy investment in the Subversion open source project by being the first to make certified Subversion 1.6.17 binaries available for free download. WANdisco's certified Subversion binaries provide a complete, fully tested version of Subversion based on the most recent stable release, including the latest fixes. uberSVN -- WANdisco's new open ALM platform for Subversion ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    DULLES, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/11 -- VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that Matt Larson, the company's vice president of DNS research and a well-known expert on the Domain Name System, has won an InfoWorld Technology Leadership Award for 2011. Editors at IDG's InfoWorld recognized a total of 10 senior IT executives whose technology leadership has had a substantial impact on their organizations or in the IT community. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    AWR® Corporation the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA, is showcasing AWR 2011, the latest release of its popular software design suite, at IMS2011 in Booth 1618. AWR 2011 adds new features and productivity enhancements to every product in the suite, including Microwave ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Discoverture Solutions, a premier, U.S. based IT services and solutions provider to the insurance industry, announced today the official inauguration of its new building to house its Indian development operations. The new facility is in the technology center of Orissa, India. In an area known as ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, will host several customer special events at DAC 2011 in San Diego, Calif. Attendees will get to hear panels of technical industry experts from leading companies speak about real-world semiconductor design, verification and foundry challenges and solutions. Monday, June 6, 2011WHAT: IC Compiler LuncheonTOPIC: Gigascale Designs with IC CompilerSPEAKERS: Juniper Networks, Lantiq, LSI, Panasonic, RenesasTIME: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.LOCATION: San Diego Marriott, Marina ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Paul Huck, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will be presenting at JP Morgan Diversified Industries Conference in New York, on June 8, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Huck will present an overview of Air Products and provide an outlook on future business opportunities and company strategy. The presentation slides will be available on Air Products' Investor Relations web site at: www.airproducts.com/investors/webcasts-and-presentations.aspx. Air Products (NYSE: APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Six talented vocalists have been selected as semi-finalists, beating out hundreds of hopeful contestants vying for a record deal, management contract, ESSENCE magazine feature and performance debut at the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival in the ESSENCE + Pebbles Present: R&B Star competition. The lucky finalists are: Todd "T.C." Corbitt of Queens, NY; Ziemia Young, Brooklyn, NY; Andrae "Dre" Riley, Milwaukee, WI; Greta Prince, Lithonia, GA; Charnel Allen, Chester, PA; and Jennah Hughes-Taylor, Washington, DC. ESSENCE and Pebbles traveled ... read more
  • Posted at 10:59 AM
    East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC.BB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., addresses recent complaints from shareholders about possible share manipulations. The company appreciates the recent concerns expressed by shareholders regarding possible stock manipulations, as this demonstrates our shareholders best interest in the Company. Management is highly confident on the direction of the business, and the recent turnaround of our operations is proceeding very well. We started the year with expansion of our distribution network around the world, and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:59 AM
    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies is expanding its existing contract manufacturing capabilities with the addition of a 1,000L Xcellerex® Single-Use Bioreactor to its RTP, North Carolina facility. This expansion reinforces the commitment to lead the global Biologics CMO industry through continuous innovation and implementation of new ... read more
  • Posted at 10:58 AM
    Sarah Krevans, Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region President, has been named "2011 Woman of the Year" by Women Health Care Executives. The Northern California-based professional organization for women in health care also celebrates its 30-year anniversary this year. "Sarah stands out as a remarkable leader and innovator among her peers," said Sutter Health President and CEO Pat Fry. "We've set a goal to reduce expenses across Sutter Health by about $700 million between now and 2014. Sarah is helping guide our ... read more
  • Posted at 10:58 AM
    Barkley, one of the largest independent marketing agencies in the U.S., in partnership with The Boston Consulting Group and Service Management Group, today announced a groundbreaking study of Millennials, "American Millennials: Deciphering the Enigma Generation." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110601/CG12447) The study is both wide and deep - 4,000 Millennials and 1,000 of their parents' generation - and covers a range of social / mobile / digital media habits and consumer attitudes in the packaged goods, restaurant, and retail sectors. Initial findings ... read more
  • Deloitte Expands Cloud Computing Practice --- NEW YORK, June 1, 2011
    Posted at 10:56 AM
    Deloitte is expanding its cloud computing services to offer companies an enhanced and broader set of capabilities, including business model development, solution delivery and talent management. The expansion is a continuation of Deloitte's multi-year investment in cloud computing services to address both the enabling and disruptive potential of cloud computing on client businesses and marketplaces. Paul Clemmons, an accomplished principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP has recently taken on the leadership role for the organization's cloud computing services. "Cloud computing ... read more
  • Posted at 10:52 AM
    Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) announced today that its management plans to present its corporate story at Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare conference. The conference, which will showcase more than 300 leading public and private healthcare companies across the healthcare ... read more
  • Posted at 10:51 AM
    A national coalition representing the nation's leading African American organizations filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission today in support of AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile USA. In its federal filing, the coalition argued that a completed deal would provide African Americans enhanced access to the most technologically advanced tools available to more effectively compete for business opportunities and better jobs. While the African American community continues to face unemployment rates higher than the national average, limited access to quality ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Guidewire Software®, a leading provider of flexible core systems to property/casualty insurers, today announced that Guidewire ClaimCenter, its market leading end-to-end claims management system, won the 2011 RAVE Award in the claims solution category. This is the fourth consecutive year that ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) expressed its support for President Obama’s threat to veto the fiscal year (FY) 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) over language that would keep the door open for future funding of the F136 alternate engine program for ... read more
  • Posted at 10:44 AM
    CedarCrestone is requesting participation in the CedarCrestone 2011–2012 HR Systems Survey: HR Technologies, Service Delivery Approaches, and Metrics, 14th Annual Edition through July 11, 2011. This comprehensive research effort is designed to provide organizations with data to plan, justify, benchmark, and execute HR technologies and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:34 AM
    Customer satisfaction is one of the key elements for the success of an organization. GAITS is committed to customer satisfaction and formally measures it twice a year. GAITS' ISO quality management system is focused on customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, and ensuring quality is embedded in every process. Over the past 12 months, GAITS has achieved a customer satisfaction rating of 97%: an outstanding rating that provides our customers with added confidence in their decision to partner with GAITS. The score ... read more