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2010-04-28 10:59:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scottish oil and gas industry generated a record 15.4 billion pounds sterling in sales in 2008-2009, an 8.3 percent increase from 2007-2008, according to a new report from Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI). The Survey of International Activity in the Oil and Gas Sector outlines major growth in international sales activity from the oil and gas supply chain, which accounted for 42.6 percent of the total Scottish...

2010-02-03 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid a shaky job market and predictions of massive turnover once the economy rebounds, a new study confirms that companies with integrated talent management processes not only achieved greater year-over-year profitability, but are also better positioned to achieve long-term success than companies with disparate HR processes and employee database systems. The study, "Integrated Talent Management: Improving Business Results through Visibility and...

2010-01-12 10:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aberdeen Group today released a report that identifies Energy Intelligence, the central element of EPS Corp's energy and carbon reduction solutions, as a best practice approach among leading companies in the industrial manufacturing sector. "Energy Intelligence: Creating Data Driven Efficiency" identifies this new best practice as a leading edge method used by the companies that most successfully managed their energy usage, based on...

2009-12-11 10:30:00

BOSTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aberdeen Group's third annual research report, "Asset Performance Management: Aligning the goals of CFO's and Maintenance Managers," co-sponsored by Meridium, has correlated specific asset performance management (APM) capabilities and technology enablers to higher operational performance. For the purposes of this study, Aberdeen has evaluated and classified manufacturers based on three key performance indicators (KPI). Top performers are defined as the...

2009-10-19 14:30:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Software and services provider Cincom Systems (http://www.cincom.com) announced today it is a co-sponsor of Aberdeen Group's benchmark report, "Customer Experience Management: Engaging Loyal Customers to Evangelize Your Brand". This study explores the customer-centric shift that is forcing all organizations to rethink customer engagement; detailed throughout is how Best-in-Class companies outperform others when it comes to the adoption of customer...

2009-10-06 08:15:00

BOSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: OnForce, the trusted online services marketplace that matches service buyers with quality, local service technicians across the U.S. and Canada, is a silver sponsor for Aberdeen's annual Chief Service Officer (CSO) Summit. What: Aberdeen's CSO Summit brings together service chain, operations, and customer management executives to learn, network, and discuss the strategies needed to extend the broad transformation of their organizations. At this...

2009-08-11 08:10:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Without a formal Lead Lifecycle Management process in place, organizations may be foregoing real revenue opportunities, according to a new research report from Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (HHS). Entitled "Lead Lifecycle Management: Building a Pipeline That Never Leaks," the findings are available through September 30, 2009 as a complimentary download from LeadLife Solutions, a provider of on-demand lead management software. The report is based on...

2009-08-04 15:09:48

A Kurt Cobain quote on a memorial for the deceased rock star at an Aberdeen, Wash., park is drawing criticism for its inclusion of the notorious F-word. Aberdeen City Councilman Jerry Mills said the Nirvana singer's quote -- which informs readers that drugs are bad for you and will (expletive) you up, with the expletive in question a four-letter euphemism for copulation -- should be removed from the KC Riverfront Park memorial, the Aberdeen Daily World reported Tuesday. That is a word that...

2009-07-31 13:58:00

ST. JOHN'S, July 31 /PRNewswire/ - PanGeo Subsea announced today they have secured a multi-million dollar investment to support ongoing commercialization of its innovative acoustic imaging technology and to increase its product offerings. The investment is led by Lime Rock Partners and CTTV Investments LLC, the venture capital arm of Chevron Technology Ventures. PanGeo Subsea has developed leading edge scientific concepts in the areas of 3D and 4D acoustic imaging technologies into products...

2009-05-18 09:00:00

New Cell Site Means Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls ABERDEEN, S.D., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in Aberdeen, which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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