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2011-10-20 07:00:00

Adam Clay highlights Mendix opportunity in North American enterprise software market. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Mendix, the leading agile application platform provider, announced today that Adam Clay has been named Vice President of Sales for North America. Clay joins Mendix after leading Shunra Software to record revenue growth and worldwide expansion. Clay explains his motivation to join Mendix: âœHaving worked in technology for 15 years,...

2011-06-07 00:00:31

Rapidly growing agile platform provider adds seasoned software veteran to executive team Boston and Rotterdam, Netherlands (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Mendix, the leading application platform-as-a-service provider, announced today the addition of Arno Rood, as country manager of the Benelux region. Rood will continue the expansion of Mendix BV, solidifying its current market position as a market leader. Prior to joining Mendix, he held several management roles at Xebia, Getronics, MicroStrategy...

2011-05-23 08:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans and leaders from business, government and the armed services took to the fairways at Belle Haven Country Club today for the fourth annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open. The event raised more than $300,000 for Paralyzed Veterans of America's Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program, which provides veterans with spinal cord injury with the services and skills they need to secure good jobs and careers. Since 2008, the tournament has raised...

2011-05-16 08:03:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Agile Alliance, (www.agilealliance.org) a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of Agile software development principles and practices, today announced the Agile Executive Forum, a one-day, stand-alone conference that will be held on August 8, 2011, in conjunction with Agile2011 in Salt Lake City. The invitation-only event, held in collaboration with the Agile Leadership Network, will bring senior IT executives...

2011-01-10 14:41:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks' (www.thoughtworks.com) Chief Agile Strategist Jim Highsmith is recognized globally as a founder of the Agile methodology and a co-author of the Agile Manifesto. He is one of the most sought after strategists for organizations going through an Agile WHO: transformation. ThoughtWorks is...

2010-09-14 12:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Disaster has no schedule. Nothing tests an insurance agent's ability to meet a client's needs like an unforeseen disaster, occurring without warning and creating unpredictable damage. Today, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big "I") announced their endorsement of Agility Recovery Solutions to prepare and recover independent agents from these unexpected events. The program marks an unprecedented effort to...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'