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2013-12-10 23:31:53

For buyers of inventory accounting services, negotiation power primarily improved in the three years to 2013 as competition among suppliers increased and substitute products and services became more accessible. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Inventory Accounting Services to its growing collection of procurement research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Buyers of...

2013-12-04 23:31:47

Performance Consulting Associates, one of North America’s Premier Reliability Improvement Consulting Firms, today announced an updated version of its Work Management Reliability Simulation. This Training Tool Facilitates Organizational Change by Introducing and Reinforcing Best Practices in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling and MRO Materials Management. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 “Best–in-class” companies must have superior tools available to foster an effective...

Unique Simulation-based Training And Experimentation Unveiled
2013-12-03 14:01:17

Office of Naval Research A unique system that merges the virtual and real worlds to train Sailors for combat scenarios was unveiled Dec. 2 in Orlando. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is demonstrating the Fleet Integrated Synthetic Training/Testing Facility (FIST2FAC) at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, commonly referred to as I/ITSEC. Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder will discuss FIST2FAC and training technologies for the...

2013-12-02 23:25:18

Silicon Valley technology company MVE Systems, Inc. and Philippine partner Game Services Group, Inc. announced today that the Philippine Navy has licensed their MVE Software Defined Simulator, MVE SDS, placing the revolutionary training and simulation platform in the training and strategy initiatives of the Philippine military. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Silicon Valley technology company MVE Systems, Inc., a Palo Alto based software company that develops mobile and internet...

2013-12-02 21:36:36

All drivers know from personal experience that they must keep their eyes on the road when driving through curves. But how exactly does looking at the road guide the car through the curve? Cognitive scientist Otto Lappi's dissertation at the University of Helsinki's Faculty of Behavioural Sciences reveals new crucial aspects of eye movements in curve driving. The starting point of the research was the article "Where we look when we steer", originally published in Nature in 1994, and the...

2013-12-01 23:03:44

GiftLogic Inventory Style Matrix eases data entry requirements associated with adding clothing items to inventory. Englewood, FL (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 GiftLogic recently added a new Inventory Style Matrix feature to its point of Sale software. Designed with retailers who sell clothing, shoes, candles or other items in different sizes and colors, this new feature dramatically improves the data entry process. According to a spokesperson from GiftLogic, "Instead of manually entering...

2013-11-21 23:02:07

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) will be demonstrating its latest innovations in live, virtual and constructive training technologies at the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Dec. 2-5 in Orlando, Fla. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) will be demonstrating its latest innovations in live, virtual and constructive training technologies at the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education...

2013-11-15 23:23:40

I/ITSEC, the world's Largest Modeling, Simulation, and Virtual Reality Event, will showcase healthcare simulation and training innovations in healthcare from December 2-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) has announced that healthcare will take front and center at the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), scheduled for Dec. 2-5...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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