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Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Workiva Inc. (NYSE: WK), creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for business data collaboration and reporting, today introduced a new feature called Evidence Management for Wdesk that significantly improves how companies document and test their internal controls over financial reporting required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150213/175372LOGO With Evidence Management for Wdesk, internal audit and SOX compliance teams can, for the first time, digitally embed and annotate evidence in work papers with a complete audit trail. "This expanded functionality is an important ... read more

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Workiva Inc. (NYSE: WK), creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for business data collaboration and reporting, was added as a member of the U.S. small-cap Russell 2000(®) Index after the equity markets closed on March 31 as part of Russell Investment's quarterly additions of select initial public offering (IPO) companies. Membership in the Russell 2000 is based on membership in the broad-market Russell 3000(® )Index. The stock also was added systematically to the appropriate growth and value indexes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150213/175372LOGO "We are ... read more
  • Posted at 6:02 AM
    Kaplan University and LinkedIn are offering up to 1,000 three month LinkedIn Premium subscriptions to new users registering for Career Journey, a first-of-its-kind interactive online course that guides, engages and inspires individuals through various stages of their career. “The ... read more

Monday, March 23, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    iEmergent, a Des Moines, Iowa-based forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, issued its most recent 2015 - 2019 U.S. Total Mortgage Volume Forecast today. The firm projects that 2015 purchase mortgage lending activity will rise modestly and the ... read more

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    AT&T* has invested more than $150 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Iowa from 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 154 network upgrades in Iowa, including new cell sites and the addition of wireless and wired network capacity. "With a growing range of connected ... read more
  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Today, ETM announced a major development to further improve the functionality of UPExchange, their popular cloud-based holder reporting software. ETM's new and highly innovative Excel Add-In provides a variety of highly useful benefits that make the task of reducing unclaimed property liability even easier and more streamlined for all companies. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150316/182190LOGO The new UPExchange Excel Add-In furthers the wide range of benefits that over 35,000 satisfied customers currently receive with UPExchange. With the new Add-In, users can ... read more

Monday, March 16, 2015

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Rockwell Collins has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with OneWeb Ltd. to be the exclusive developer and provider of satellite communication (SATCOM) terminals for OneWeb’s global aviation high-speed broadband service. Rockwell Collins will also be an authorized Value Added Reseller (VAR) of OneWeb connectivity services. ... read more

Thursday, March 12, 2015

  • Posted at 11:35 AM
    The nearly 300,000 yearly skiers and snowboarders at the Mount St. Louis Moonstone Ski Resort (MSLM) will enjoy an experience few other resorts in the world can match, thanks to an innovative LED lighting system by Musco Lighting. This efficient system will help MSLM conserve energy, ... read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Workiva Inc. (NYSE: WK), creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for business data collaboration and reporting, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150213/175372LOGO "We are pleased to report strong revenue growth for the fourth quarter and full year 2014 and to begin a new chapter as a publicly traded company," said Matthew Rizai, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Workiva. "Our results demonstrate increasing demand for our Wdesk platform, which is transforming ... read more

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    BirdDogHR™, the leader in talent management solutions for construction, engineering and skilled trades, has announced that due to strong customer and industry demand the company created and released a comprehensive talent management software solution and managed services. Industries that BirdDogHR ... read more
  • TeamQuest Enhances Capacity Management Software Suite --- CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, March 10, 2015
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Capacity Planning and Management solutions, today announced new updates to its software suite, which is designed to help businesses optimize IT service performance while improving efficiency and business productivity. The automation and predictive capabilities of TeamQuest software power the performance of strategic IT services while helping businesses run at optimum efficiency. TeamQuest's software suite analyzes the capacity of large, virtualized environments, including all infrastructure layers from the storage layer up through the applications and services ... read more

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

  • Posted at 7:39 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity (NME) prodrugs, announced today the appointment of Tracy M. Woody as Chief Commercial Officer. Ms. Woody brings to KemPharm more than 20 years of commercial experience building businesses for both emerging and established pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and drug delivery companies. As Chief Commercial Officer, Ms. Woody will join KemPharm's executive management team and will be responsible for leading the commercialization strategy for ... read more
  • Posted at 6:10 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity (NME) prodrugs, announced today the appointment of Tracy M. Woody as Chief Commercial Officer. Ms. Woody brings to KemPharm more than 20 years of commercial experience building businesses for both emerging and established pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and drug delivery companies. As Chief Commercial Officer, Ms. Woody will join KemPharm's executive management team and will be responsible for leading the commercialization strategy for ... read more

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    CompleWare announces launch of the latest version of CompleClinical, its comprehensive eClinical solution for clinical trial data capture and management. With the inclusion of integrated RandomizeIT®, CompleClinical Version 1.5.0 now offers unsurpassed interactive web response system (IWRS) and supply chain management features. "The release of CompleClinical with integrated RandomizeIT allows users to perform all IWRS and other clinical trial functions within a single application," said Dr. John M. Weiler, CompleWare's President. "This represents an important milestone for the industry's ability to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Capacity Planning and Management, has announced the appointment of Dino Balafas as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Balafas previously served as Vice President of Products and Service for the Datacard Group. Mr. Balafas will be responsible for developing and executing TeamQuest's market strategy in support of the company's journey to continue to adapting TeamQuest product and service offerings to the evolving needs of IT operations management. With a history of building and managing market focused teams, ... read more

Monday, March 2, 2015

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Workiva (NYSE: WK), creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for business data collaboration and reporting, announced today that more than 100 companies, including Advance Auto Parts, FirstMerit Corporation and Gulfport Energy Corporation, are now using Wdesk to increase efficiency in documenting, implementing and assessing internal controls over financial reporting as required under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150213/175372LOGO SOX requires public company CEOs and CFOs to individually certify that their annual and quarterly financial reports are accurate and complete and to assess ... read more

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Posted at 12:03 PM
    dataTHRESH, Inc., the independent data tool platform for farmers, announces today the beta release of several new independent data tools for farmers at the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona. dataTHRESH independent SEEDSEARCH(TM) Basic Data ToolThe dataTHRESH independent SEEDSEARCH(TM) Basic Data Tool offers farmers a fast way to find seed products easier and faster. With the tool, farmers select which maturity range of corn hybrid or soybean variety they are seeking. The multi-brand results can be further sorted by ... read more
  • Posted at 10:46 AM
    BirdDog, the leader in recruitment and applicant tracking solutions (ATS) for the construction, engineering and skilled trades industries, has been identified as a finalist for the Top Growth Company and Technology Company of the Year Prometheus Awards by the Technology ... read more
  • American Food Trends "Heat Up" Via Social Food Sharing --- DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 26, 2015
    Posted at 5:01 AM
    After analyzing more than 30 million posts(1) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to discover what makes up the ultimate American meal, the National Pork Board (NPB) in conjunction with digital analytics from Crimson Hexagon's ForSight(TM) tool found that it may not be as traditionally "American" as many might think. Based on social media posts shared by Americans across all 50 states from Nov. 1, 2013 to Nov. 30, 2014, NPB revealed that nearly half of socially shared food content ... read more