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2014-09-16 23:08:47

Whether Renegotiating or Recompeting, Leading Outsourcing Advisor Says Think Strategically and Start Early to Identify the Right Levers to Pull Vienna, VA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 As first- and second-generation business process outsourcing (BPO) deals approach their expiration dates, optimization and outsourcing advisory firm Pace Harmon recommends four tips to maximize the contract renewal options.     “Technology advances continue to drive BPO’s evolution from...

2014-09-16 23:06:16

Demand Logistics easily places patients in the right, appropriately staffed units and beds, staffing precisely across all units Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Care Logistics® announced the launch and availability of Demand Logistics™, a component of the Hospital Operating System™ that allows hospitals to clearly, easily and continuously match patient needs with staff capacity. For the first time, bed placement integrates with a real-time understanding of actual nursing...

2014-09-16 23:05:29

New Leaders Boost Operations Excellence and Technology Expertise Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, today announced the addition of two new directors in its Chicago office: Michael Amiot, a senior director in the Technology Services practice and Michael Hughes, a senior director in the Operations Excellence practice. Both are accomplished consultants and business executives with more than...

2014-09-16 23:01:56

Comprehensive Quality Management System (QMS) focused on aerospace product safety and reliability. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Touch International, a leading supplier of custom touch screens, displays, and other value-add display enhancements, announced today it has achieved AS9100 certification for its Shenzhen, China manufacturing facility. AS9100 is a quality standard for companies that design, develop, or produce products for aerospace applications. Prior to AS9100...

2014-09-16 23:01:44

Leading financial services risk management executive joins New York office New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Stroz Friedberg, a global intelligence, investigations and security risk management company, has announced that J-B Rambaud has joined as Managing Director. An experienced risk manager and cybersecurity expert, Mr. Rambaud will co-lead the firm’s security science practice with Carl Young, Managing Director. Rambaud most recently served as Head of Information Security for...

2014-09-16 20:28:34

Teri List-Stoll of Kraft and Charles W. Scharf of Visa to join board; Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon to retire from board at end of current term; company increases dividend by 11 percent. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company's board of...

2014-09-16 16:25:57

Second segment of PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. In the summer of 2014, 863 public company directors responded to the survey, and of those, 70% serve on the boards of companies...

2014-09-16 16:22:45

UL's newest division finds conflict minerals hiding in complex global supply chains and helps companies meet reporting requirements NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL's Information & Insights (I&I) division has a comprehensive lineup of supply chain information, tools and subject-matter experts that can help companies identify conflict minerals sources and put the mandated comprehensive, audit-traceable reporting procedures in place quickly and cost-effectively....

2014-09-16 12:27:17

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of employees would support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for all employees, according to results from the 2014 "Getting Paid In America" survey conducted by the American Payroll Association. The results showed that nearly 68 percent of employees are in favor of raising the minimum wage for all American workers, not just federal employees. "Competitive compensation is intricately tied to employee satisfaction,"...

2014-09-16 12:23:30

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protiviti, a global consulting firm, has been named one of the global 2014 'Best Firms to Work For' by Consulting magazine. This prestigious award recognizes consulting firms which rank highly across several categories, including client engagement, firm culture, firm leadership, career development, work/life balance, and compensation and benefits. Of the more than 350 consulting firms whose employees participated in the global survey,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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