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2014-05-28 16:24:27

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a live, free webinar on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. ET, authors of MIT Sloan Management Review's new research report, "The Analytics Mandate," will share the findings and insights from their research into analytics practices. Among the key findings from the study, conducted in collaboration with business analytics leader SAS, is that an analytics culture is the driving factor in achieving competitive advantage from data and...

2014-05-22 08:26:58

Online Destination for Key Issues and Discussions Facing Capital Markets and Investment Management Technology Professionals SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today announced the new community-driven Wall Street & Technology (wallstreetandtech.com), an interactive platform for capital markets and investment management technology professionals to connect with peers, editors and industry experts. The redesigned site provides the latest news, commentary, and discussion on...

2014-05-22 08:26:04

NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InformationWeek is launching a unique series of executive events called The Mobile Business Futures Summit with the first stop in New York on May 22. The tour continues in Toronto, San Francisco, and Chicago in June. The events, which are designed to provide business executives with new ideas for empowering employees, improving customer experience, and unlocking additional revenue streams through mobile computing, are expected to attract more than 50...

2014-05-19 12:31:33

Study Has Been a Key Measurement Tool for the Electronics Industry for 28 Years SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech, which serves design engineers and the electronics industry with essential business and technical information, today announced the results of the 28(th) annual Distributor Brand Preference Study. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/88914 UBM Tech brought its electronics brands -- EE Times, EBN, EDN, Embedded.com TechOnline, Planet Analog,...

2014-05-19 08:26:18

NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 12, Meeting of the Minds/Living Cities asked the question, "How Could Cities Better Connect All Their Residents to Economic Opportunity?" Civic and business leaders responded with a series of far-sighted blogs about everything from fair housing and urban mobility to entrepreneurism and jobs. Bloggers included Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International; Ken Thompson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and...

2014-05-14 16:26:23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HDI, the worldwide professional association and certification body for the technical service and support industry, today announced the creation of two new industry awards that honor support organizations that have excelled in service management. The inaugural awards will be presented in October at FUSION 14, the leading industry conference for service management professionals....

2014-05-14 08:39:11

MANHASSET, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech, the global media business that brings together the world's technology communities, today announced the donation of 414 Netbooks through the UBM LLC Foundation to Nassau Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, and its Center for Veterans Affairs, in order to assist student veterans in reaching their educational goals. The donation was made possible through UBM's collaboration with the Long Island Volunteer...

2014-05-07 12:35:51

Registration Now Open for Hottest New Event in Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, September 23-24, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech dedicated to the exciting potential of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, announced that Gadi Amit, lead designer behind iconic products such as FitBit, Lytro Camera and Google's new modular and 3D printed Ara phone, will keynote the...

2014-05-02 12:25:36

Black Hat, EE Live!, Enterprise Connect, GDC and Interop to be Recognized at ExpoNext Conference in June SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXPO named five UBM Tech events as finalists for the E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards, which recognize the innovation and accomplishments of the tradeshow and event industries across 26 categories. UBM Tech events collectively received seven honors within four categories: -- Hybrid Event (converting a tradeshow into a full-year, 360-degree...

2014-05-01 20:23:06

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN THROUGH MAY 30 SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The call for submissions to present lectures and panels at the second annual Game Developers Conference® Next (GDC Next) as well as the featured App Developers Conference(TM) (ADC) is now open through Friday, May 30th. Organized by UBM Tech, GDC Next and ADC will take place simultaneously on November 3rd-4th, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Conference organizers and the distinguished GDC...


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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