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25Feb/140

Certified Apptec DigiTel Partner, Executive Communication Systems, Enables Dictation Professionals an Economical Solution From 1-20 Telephony Ports


Ventura, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013

Since 1990, ECS has been providing high quality, dependable dictation/transcription solutions designed to address the needs of their customers. The latest release of Apptec DigiTel Dictation software/hardware enables ECS to provide their customers with the most economical dictation solution on the market.

Now available from one to twenty telephone ports. Visit ECS for more information.

Simply dial a phone number, enter a PIN and dictate! DigiTel is available 24 hours a day. With the ease of touch-tone control, start or pause dictation, listen to it, or send it off for immediate transcription. Access and operate DigiTel from any touch-tone phone including landlines, cell phones, VoIP phones, and dictate stations.

Just install the DigiTel software and connect the DigiTel Pod to a pc's usb port and to an analog phone line(s). Users preferences can be set and system activity viewed. Friendly prompts help each user get their work done with ease.

Authors enter their User-ID (PIN) and an optional Password to gain access to the system to ensure that only authorized users dictate into DigiTel. Each user's dictations are recorded directly onto a local pc so they're instantly available to your transcriptionist. Each dictation file is clearly identified with the Authors Name, Date and Time of Dictation, optional Work-Type Numbers and Reference Numbers that the author entered.

The dictation files use standard wav or vox encoding, so a transcriptionist or secretary can use their favorite audio transcription software program to play the files. If you need an audio player, ask about our popular transcription solution DigiScribe which comes with a foot pedal and headset.

Each user's dictations can be kept on the same pc that DigiTel is running on or sent automatically over your computer network or sent to one of Ftp Magic's 25 intake folders for transfer to up to 25 different FTP sites.

Each user can listen to the system's prompts in the language of their choice.

About Executive Communication Systems:

The prime focus for Executive Communication Systems (ECS) in Ventura, CA is customer satisfaction. Since 1990 ECS has been providing high quality, dependable dictation/transcription equipment and accessories with in-house service solutions designed to address the needs of our customers. Additionally, integrity isn't just a word for us, it describes how we live our lives and operate our business. Our staff will never sacrifice their integrity trying to over-sell or achieve sales quotas at your expense. We will discuss your needs with you and outline your options, large and small, quote you for every option you desire and let you decide what is best for you. We value each customer as individuals with specific needs and our goal is to provide a dictation/transcription solution that fits your needs so perfectly it keeps you coming back to us with confidence for years to come.

The ECS research and development department ensures we sell and service only the highest quality products possible with a wide range of versatility and flexibility for your recording needs. ECS stands solidly behind the products we sell.

ECS has three divisions:

Network Dictation Systems

http://www.WinscribeUSA.com

Voice Logging / Quality Assurance

http://www.PSAPLogging.com

Dictation / Transcription Equipment & Accessories

http://www.tvps.com

Executive Communication Systems has carefully cultivated a seasoned sales, service and support team of factory trained, knowledgeable, courteous and considerate individuals, proud of the roles they play here at ECS servicing over 40,000 customers worldwide.

ECS can meet your dictating and/or transcribing needs from a single transcription headset to robust WinScribe Network Dictation Systems.







16Jan/140

LinkedIn Executive to Keynote First Ever TAG Social Savvy Awards


Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

Technology Association of Georgia in collaboration with TAG Social will be hosting the first Annual TAG Social Savvy Awards on Tuesday, November 5th at Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center.

Atlanta TV and Radio Host, Conn Jackson will Emcee the event and Luke Davies, Social Selling Thought-Leader for LinkedIn will serve as the Keynote Speaker.

The TAG Social Savvy Awards celebrates Georgia’s best and brightest in social media and will recognize innovators in 6 award categories:


    Best Use of Sharing in a Cluttered World    

    Best Vision for Social in Enterprise

    Best Vision for Alignment - Recruiting and Marketing

    Best Use of Social for Customer Success    

    Best Extension of Corporate into the Field

    Best Change Master - Cultural and Leadership

In addition to the awards presentations, the event will feature a Q&A Session with social media thought leaders and experts from beremedy, PGi, UPS, Intellinet, SunTrust, Cbeyond, Manhattan Associates and Rural Sourcing.

A "genius bar" powered by students from Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) and PGi will also be available to answer questions about social and mobile apps. The genius bar will offer information on how to set up a virtual conference/meeting, how to post videos to Instagram, use several features of LinkedIn, and more.

Learn more at: bit.ly/TAGSocialSSA13

For more information on attending or sponsoring the 2013 Tech Marketing Awards, please contact Sierra Moore at sierra(at)tagonline(dot)org.

About TAG Social

TAG Social is a society within the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) that provides Georgia business leaders with insights, resources and the opportunity to collaborate to help harness the power of social media networks and technologies for their companies.

For more information on TAG Social, visit http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/social/ .

Follow us on Twitter @TAGSocialBiz

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 27,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.

TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at http://www.TAGthink.com.

To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.







2Jan/140

Qualnetics Welcomes Paul Menig to its Executive Board

Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013

Qualnetics Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Menig to its Board of Directors. As the CEO of Tech-I-M, Menig provides strategic management and business consulting to a wide range of businesses with a focus on commercial vehicles. Paul is Co-Chair of the Future Truck Committee of the Technology and Maintenance Council, a board member of Cascade Sierra Solutions and a member of the National Academy of Science Committee on the Assessment of Technologies and Approaches for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Phase 2.

As Chief Engineer at Daimler Trucks North America and Manager at Eaton, Menig led the development of numerous computer and communications based products including radar based adaptive cruise control, GPS based predictive cruise control, stability control systems, truck instrumentation, automated mechanical transmissions, diesel/electric hybrids and telematics systems.

With his diverse set of ideas and invaluable management background, the Qualnetics Board of Directors are anticipating Pauls insight and recommendations will help guide Qualnetics as a high-performing Connected Vehicle Solutions company, said CEO Paul Grey. I am excited to welcome Paul to the board and am looking forward to collaborating with Paul during and in between our board meetings.

Founded in 2003, Qualnetics Corporation is a Bellingham, Washington company and a pioneer in vehicle telematics. Since 2003, Qualnetics has specialized in offering a broad range of embedded systems, platform solutions and services. Qualnetics partners with its customers to accelerate the development of customer specific leading edge products by leveraging its portfolio of telematics platforms.

For more information please contact:

Paul Grey, CEO

paulg(at)qualnetics(dot)com

2183 Alpine Way

Bellingham, WA 98226

+1.360.733.4151 x102

http://www.qualnetics.com/







21Oct/130

AppsCare Host Google Apps Executive Briefing at Google, London – 10th October 2013


London, UK (PRWEB UK) 9 September 2013

This free-to-attend seminar hosted by AppsCare at Google's Central St Giles office, London will highlight the latest innovative developments in cloud email infrastructure, collaboration, security and compliance.

Watch the video.

Experts from AppsCare and Google in change management, technology and deployment will be actively involved in answering those burdening questions that simply cannot be answered on the phone or via email. Places are limited so to understand Google Apps from an operational and financial perspective, register using the link below.

The agenda for the day:

13:00 13:30: Registration and welcome drinks

13.30 14:00: Introduction to Netpremacy Global Services and AppsCare

14:00 - 14:20: Google Vision - Moonshot Thinking: Where does Google see the future of Web and technology

14:20 - 15:00: Technical product demonstration of the full Google Apps suite and change management presentation to demonstrate how to resolve internal barriers and obstacles

15:00 16:15: Break-out pods. Experts from each area of expertise: Google, technical and change management. Quiz Google Apps customers on migration, challenges and strategies they used to overcome internal obstacles.

16:15 16:30: Netpremacy Global Services Close

16:30 17:00: Networking and Drinks

"The seminar format was very informative, and allowed for discussion and questions."

"This was a refreshing format, it kept the interest alive and it also meant I had some input."

(feedback from attendees of previous seminar)

Location:

Google London, 1 - 13 St Giles High Street , London, WC2H 8AG

Register for your free place here.

AppsCare

20Oct/130

HealthLeaders Media and Bank of America Merrill Lynch Release New Report in “Executive Insight” Project

Danvers, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013

HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have released a new research report as part of their collaborative "Executive Insight" project, designed to provide healthcare executives with insight into the economics of their industry. It is the third installment of a four-part series, consisting of quarterly buzz surveys on industry topics, Executive Insight reports analyzing the results of each survey and executive Roundtable discussions with senior finance executives from Bank of America Merrill Lynch and top provider organizations.

The report Top Skills for Top Executives analyzes the results of this months buzz survey, in which senior leaders from hospitals, health systems, physician organizations and other groups were asked to rank the importance of executive skills and about their willingness to seek outside resources. A total of 153 completed surveys are included in the analysis, which included 58 Senior Leaders.

"Clearly, leaders in the healthcare industry feel that in this time of acquiring, divesting, merging and blending, job No. 1 is adaptability and a strong vision for their organization," says John Hesselmann, Specialized Industries executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Part of the companys Global Commercial Banking business, Specialized Industries provides healthcare clients with solutions such as core credit and treasury management, and also helps provide leasing, retirement capabilities and other capital-raising products.

In one of the unexpected takeaways of the survey, the report reveals a preference for so-called "soft" skills over subject expertise; a majority of healthcare leaders cite communication as the most important skill for an executive in the healthcare industry-- above medical training, technical knowledge, and even the ability to understand health reform. Also topping the list of executive skills is a vision for transformative cultural change and an ability to set the course for that change.

Seeking external guidance and outsourcing expertise continue to be common leadership practices. Among the top external resources sought by executives are legal services and technology consultants.

"If executives can do something less expensively by hiring a tech consultant, or preserve liquidity by not making a capital investment in information technology, it makes sense to outsource those things," says Charles Alston, senior vice president and market executive for healthcare at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Respondents were also asked to reflect on their key motivators for financial expertise. The common theme was preparation: long-term financial strategic and capital planning. In todays healthcare climate, it has become increasingly essential to understand all possible scenarios related to healthcare reform and market shifts that could impact the cost of capital.

The report features an executive spotlight with Kenneth Semmet, President and CEO of MedStar Health, a 10-hospital system serving the Baltimore-Washington area. Semmet helms a patient-focused initiative called MedStar 2020, which plots a transition from acute episodic care to integrated but widely distributed care. The program is rooted in the ideologies of philanthropy and effective communication.

"We often think of communication as speaking, but I also think theres a great opportunity in listening. Our associates have significant ideas about how we can evolve, and we have to create the right structure in the organization to allow them to be heard," says Semmet.

As a supplement to the "Executive Insight" research, HealthLeaders Media has also launched a dedicated Executive Insight Center microsite on HealthLeadersMedia.com (http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/eic), featuring healthcare business resources and expert analysis.

The next project in the collaboration between HealthLeaders Media and Bank of America Merrill Lynch is scheduled for a September launch and will focus on "Opportunities from Financial Efficiencies."

HealthLeaders Media

HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals. As an integrated media company, HealthLeaders Media includes HealthLeaders magazine, HealthLeadersMedia.com, the HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Unit, HealthLeaders Media Rounds events, HealthLeaders Media Breakthroughs reports, and California HealthFax. All these platforms may be found online at http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/.

Bank of America

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. We serve approximately 51 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 5,300 retail banking offices and approximately 16,350 ATMs and award-winning online banking with 30 million active users and more than 13 million mobile users. Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations in more than 40 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation. Lending, derivatives, and other commercial banking activities are performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation, including Bank of America, N.A., member FDIC. Securities, strategic advisory, and other investment banking activities are performed globally by investment banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation (Investment Banking Affiliates), including, in the United States, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp., all of which are registered broker-dealers and members of FINRA and SIPC, and, in other jurisdictions, by locally registered entities. Investment products offered by Investment Banking Affiliates: Are Not FDIC Insured * May Lose Value * Are Not Bank Guaranteed.

Copyright 2013 Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved. Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Broadcort and their logos are trademarks of Bank of America Corporation and/or its affiliates.

Visit the Bank of America newsroom for more Bank of America news.

http://www.bankofamerica.com







22Sep/130

LCMS Solutions Names New Chief Executive Officer

San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2013

LCMS Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale L. Ziegler as Chief Executive Officer. LCMS is a CLIA certified laboratory providing clinical diagnostic information to doctors, utilizing the latest mass spectrometry technology and techniques to support medical professionals and mitigate risk to patients.

Dale brings decades of successful management experience to the team said Dr. Mark Lortie, Chief Scientific Officer of LCMS, we are excited to have him join our rapidly growing company.

Prior to joining LCMS, Mr. Ziegler was a Managing Director with Carlisle Enterprises, LLC, a La Jolla, CA based private equity investment firm since 1993. Mr. Ziegler has extensive experience in problem-solving environments including business evaluation, planning and strategy formulation, crisis management and restructuring as well as streamlining operations. His background as a senior financial and operating executive provided him with vast expertise in operational controls, including profit improvement/cost reduction, cash flow management and asset management.

Mr. Ziegler previously served on the boards and was actively involved in the management of UVP, LLC, Contractors Wire & Cable, LLC, Benetech, Inc., Kendro Laboratory Products and Garrett Aviation Services, all of which are former Carlisle portfolio companies.

Said Ziegler The advanced technology we employ and the reputation of the team were key factors in my decision to join LCMS Solutions. Im enthusiastic about the opportunity to lead the organization at this exciting time in our growth.

About LCMS Solutions

LCMS Solutions is a CLIA certified laboratory providing comprehensive toxicology and clinical testing services through the most accurate urine drug testing (UDT) available. Utilizing the latest mass spectrometry technology and techniques to provide fast, accurate information we also offer the distinct advantage of expert consultative services provided by two recognized authorities in this discipline. Our science supports the medical community by providing validation and information to mitigate risk to patients and practitioners.

Science Supporting Medicine







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7Mar/130

T.E.N. Announces Call for Nominations for Information Security Executive


Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) January 14, 2013

Tech Exec Networks (T.E.N.), a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations will be accepted now through March 8, 2013 for the ISE

24Feb/130

Jitterbit Appoints New Cloud Executive as Vice President of Products


Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2012

Jitterbit, the leading provider of powerful, flexible and easy-to-use application and data integration, today announced the appointment of Andrew Leigh as Vice President of Products. Leigh brings over 15 years of sales, marketing and product management experience and is an expert on cloud-based integration platforms that connect data, devices, and people across modern enterprise processes. Leighs role at Jitterbit will be to lead product development and marketing to expand the companys share of the integration market.

Adding an industry expert like Andrew strengthens our commitment to our customers and solidifies Jitterbits position as the technology leader in the on-premise and cloud integration space, said George Gallegos, CEO of Jitterbit. Andrew has a deep understanding of the integration market and a proven ability to help grow a business based on effective market positioning, alliances, and innovative product strategy. We are thrilled to have Andrew on board.

Prior to joining Jitterbit, Leigh was the Director of Platform Product Marketing at salesforce.com. At salesforce.com Leigh spent the last 6 years defining the integration strategy for the leading enterprise cloud computing company. In his role, he launched multiple integration solutions, including Salesforce AppConnect, Salesforce SOA, the SAP and Oracle Connectors, and Visual Workflow. During his tenure, Leigh met with hundreds of CIOs and Enterprise Architects from companies of all sizes to develop next generation cloud architectures that connected traditional enterprise endpoints including SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, JDE, Mainframes, and databases, with emerging cloud technologies and systems like Salesforce.com, Workday, and Netsuite. Leigh has also held positions at SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel Systems and Accenture.

Joining the Jitterbit team was an easy decision, said Leigh. The toughest challenge for todays companies is how to manage the explosion of cloud, mobile, and legacy data within their business groups. Jitterbit is 100% focused on delivering the next generation of integration solutions designed for the speed and scale of modern IT environments.

About Jitterbit, Inc.

Jitterbit delivers powerful, flexible, & easy to use data and application integration software. Designed for the technical business analyst, Jitterbit allows companies of all sizes to solve the challenges of application, data, and business process integration between on-premise and cloud systems. Jitterbit's graphical "No-Coding" approach accelerates and simplifies the configuration and management of on-premise and cloud integration projects.

Privately held, Jitterbit is headquartered in Oakland, Calif. To learn more about Jitterbit's application integration, data integration, and cloud computing integration solutions, visit http://www.jitterbit.com. Follow conversations at http://www.twitter.com/jitterbit.







26Dec/120

AMES Taping Tools Appoints Fred Daniels as Chief Executive Officer


Stone Mountain, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2012

AMES Taping Tools, the leading provider of automatic taping and finishing (ATF) tools, supplies and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, is pleased to announce that Fred J. Daniels III has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer effective October 24, 2012.

Mr. Daniels brings to AMES his 22 years of management experience at Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC). During this time, he held positions of increasing responsibility in HERCs tool rental business, with deep experience in operations, branch management, outside sales, logistics and information systems. Most recently, Mr. Daniels ran HERCs largest region with 85 locations and over 1,000 employees as the Eastern Region Division Vice President. During the past two years at the helm, Mr. Daniels has driven double digit revenue growth in his region annually.

The AMES Board of Directors and former CEO, Andrew Reed, have announced a mutual separation following the consolidation of AMES operations into the company's expanded Atlanta headquarters, servicing center and assembly facility. Mr. Reed has helped to facilitate this transition. Mr. Reed joined the company during one of the steepest declines in history for construction activity, the primary market served by AMES. The restructured company is now well positioned as the industry begins to show signs of recovery. The board wishes to thank Mr. Reed for his service to the company. He will remain in the Chicago area and pursue other endeavors with construction and building products businesses.

About AMES Taping Tools

Headquartered in Stone Mountain, Georgia, AMES Taping Tools is the industrys leading provider of drywall finishing tools, supplies and training. AMES pioneered the development of automatic taping and finishing tool technology in the 1930s, dramatically improving the speed, quality and efficiency of the professional finisher. AMES supplies, supports and services residential and commercial interior finishing applications through a network of company-owned and franchise operations in over 180 locations across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit AMES at http://www.amestools.com or call 800-408-2801; or explore TapeTech at http://www.tapetech.com or call 800-426-6256.

Product demonstrations and informational videos are available online at http://www.youtube.com/user/amestapingtools







12Nov/120

FCL Graphics Names Stephen Flood Chief Executive Officer

Harwood Heights, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2012

FCL Graphics Incorporated, a premier North American printer of marketing collateral and business communications, today announced the appointment of Stephen Flood as Chief Executive Officer. Flood brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to FCL and particular expertise in all segments of direct mail, commercial printing and digital imaging.

Im thrilled to be joining such a prestigious organization, said Flood. FCL is an incredible and exciting company with a strong customer-focused base, great employees and unique opportunities for expansion. I look forward to working with our loyal customers and employees and to continuing our new service initiatives and strong growth.

Prior to joining FCL Graphics, Flood was Executive Vice President of Vertis Direct Marketing, where he spearheaded the companys market-leading nationwide direct marketing business, including sales, operations and technical product development. Prior to Vertis he co-founded and helped build Cirqit, a software and consulting business specializing in print strategy and procurement.

About FCL Graphics

FCL Graphics is a leading North American printer of marketing and direct mail materials. The company provides printing, finishing, mailing and related services to clients nationwide in a wide variety of markets including financial, manufacturing, insurance, retail, and publishing. FCL was founded in 1973 and is located just minutes from OHare Airport in Chicago.

FCL Graphics maintains one of the widest ranges and most powerful lineups of state-of-the-art, G7 Master Printer Qualified, digital, sheet-fed, half- and full-web equipment in one central location. FCL Graphics ranks as one of the nation's leading print providers.

For more information, contact:

Donna Serchuk

708-457-3514

dcyma(at)fclgraphics(dot)com

http://www.fclgraphics.com







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