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Ventana Research Launches Dynamic Insights for Sales and Operations Planning

New research on planning will guide business and operations with best practices and steps forward BEND, OR, June 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ventana Research announced today its newest market research endeavor on sales and operations planning (S&OP) using its latest innovative service, Ventana Research Dynamic Insights. This new approach to research comes from the industry’s most trusted market research provider; one that has built its reputation on research facts that reliably guide buyers and organizations through evaluating the performance and effectiveness of their current environment and enables them to determine next steps. The new Ventana Research Dynamic Insights methodology delivers market research that can provide continuous insights into the state of a market and identify changes as they happen rather than in the time-delayed approach which is the industry-standard today. Sales and operations planning is one of the key topics of expertise for Ventana Research. It’s sometimes called integrated business planning and is a subset of its focus on business that spans across finance, operations, customer, sales and marketing areas. In order to operate efficiently, planning must be agile; it must interconnect demand with the ability meet that demand service and the supply chain. The objective is to produce a plan that best fits a company’s strategy (for both its customers and its revenue) while balancing its constraints and its opportunities. The Ventana Research Dynamic Insights on sales and...

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Somm’s Insight: Toasting to Summer with Champagne and Steak at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

When it comes to a steak dinner, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille’s Corporate Sommelier and Beverage Director, Susi Zivanovic, feels summer is the perfect time to experiment with a lighter sparkling wine or Champagne to complement the meal. OAK BROOK, IL, June 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — As summer approaches, a light, crisp Champagne is a popular beverage of choice at weddings, family reunions, outdoor celebrations and to commemorate special occasions. However, when it comes to a steak dinner, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille‘s Corporate Sommelier and Beverage Director, Susi Zivanovic, also feels that summer is the perfect time to experiment with a lighter sparkling wine or Champagne to complement the meal, whether at a steakhouse or grilling at home. Zivanovic favors Champagne because of the versatility in pairing with many types of cuisine. “I experienced my first sip of high quality Champagne while working in Paris for a catering company in my early 20s,” says Zivanovic. “It was love at first sip! The versatility of Champagne and sparkling wine is best explained by the intricate blending process of both red and white grapes.” She notes that these highly complex wines can pair with shellfish at their lightest expression all the way through red meats like Perry’s Chateaubriand with their fullest expression, including tete de cuvee Champagnes and Prestige Roses. Perry’s Steakhouse will be kicking off this summer with a Tribute to...

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GenieBelt Presents BIM (Building Information Modeling) Infographics

GenieBelt introduces extended infographics and research on BIM, BIM Levels and BIM Companies. COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, June 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — GenieBelt, the construction management platform, presents some infographics and research on Building Information Modeling (BIM). The article and illustrations bring a simpler and better explanation of BIM, maturity levels and BIM dimensions. In the first infographic GenieBelt explains the difference between different levels of collaboration in a construction project, also known as BIM maturity levels: BIM Level 0 – low collaboration, BIM Level 1 – partial collaboration, BIM Level 2 – full collaboration, BIM Level 3 – full integration. Also, in a nutshell, there are four types of BIM dimensions: 3D – refers to 3D generated drawings; 4D – linked to time management; 5D – concerns data that have to do with the cost of the project; 6D – dedicated to the life cycle management of a building. Among future benefits of BIM for the construction industry, GenieBelt outlines the boost in productivity, handling of big data, possibilities for smaller markets, buildings of higher quality and improved clash detection. In the second infographic, GenieBelt gives an overview with some key company players that are currently an indispensable part of the BIM process and play a significant role in this transition from partial collaboration to full integration. Among them Viewpoint, Aconex and GenieBelt. Access BIM infographics and blog post here....

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Stetson Veterans Law Institute Director Tapped for Federal Judgeship

Stetson University College of Law Veterans Law Institute director Michael P. Allen has been selected for a federal judgeship. GULFPORT, FL, June 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Stetson University College of Law Veterans Law Institute director and Professor of Law Michael P. Allen has been selected by President Trump for a federal judgeship on the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims based in Washington, D.C. Professor Allen is a renowned expert on the law of veterans’ benefits, and has testified before Congress and written widely on veterans’ benefits issues. Congress created the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in 1988 to hear appeals from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “I can’t imagine a greater honor than to be able to serve those who gave so much to protect our freedoms,” Professor Allen said. “It is incredibly humbling to be able to live out the exhortation of President Lincoln to care for those who have borne the battle.” Allen has served in a variety of roles at Stetson since 2001, receiving numerous awards for excellence in scholarship and teaching as a professor for 16 years and as an associate dean for four years, overseeing both academic affairs and faculty and strategic initiatives. Professor Allen also directed Stetson’s internship programs at the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida Second District Court of Appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

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BigDataRevealed Teams up with the GDPR.Institute

The Secure/Sequester and Encrypt facilities of BigDataRevealed is devised to assist companies to meet their obligations for GDPR and similar regulations. BDR’s flagship product, the intelligent catalog is the central core of BDR Offers. BUFFALO GROVE, IL, June 07, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — BigDataRevealed is a company whose mission is to deliver tools to improve the usability of the big data environment. BigDataRevealed’s flagship product, the intelligent catalog is the central core of all capabilities offered by BigDataRevealed. One of these capabilities is the Secure/Sequester and Encrypt facilities, which extends the intelligent catalog through processes devised to ensure the identification and capture of potential PII issues whether introduced to big data through data feeds, real time data streams and other means. As a result of the rampant exposure of personal information through cybercrime and the insufficient controls companies have placed on protecting personal information entrusted to them by their customers, regulatory bodies have begun formulating regulations to protect the citizens of their respective countries by defining the minimum level of protection individuals should expect and impose stiff fines to those who ignore the warning to protect the information consumers entrust to them. The General Data Protection Regulations, set to be enforced by mid, 2018, is such a body of regulations. The Secure/Sequester and Encrypt facilities of BigDataRevealed is devised to assist companies to meet their obligations for GDPR and similar...

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