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12Jan/140

Schafer Corporation Appoints John M. Gilligan President & Chief Operating Officer


Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

Schafer Corporation, a scientific, engineering and operational support organization providing high-end technical solutions to mission critical challenges, appoints John M. Gilligan President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gilligan has more than 25 years of managerial experience in leading large organizations with expertise in business strategy, organizational innovation, program implantation, and cyber security.

“John’s diverse background not only provides a solid foundation for the Schafer team, but will be paramount in strengthening our current business base and expanding into new areas,” said Dr. Michael Griffin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schafer Corporation. “His expertise and proven leadership will be vital as we continue to grow the company.”

In his new role, Mr. Gilligan will oversee day-to-day operations as well as help guide achievement of the growth objectives for the company. He will also participate as a key member of the executive management team in setting the strategic direction and goals for the Company and in communicating these to employees, customers and the board.

Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Gilligan was President of Gilligan Group, a Virginia based IT and cyber consulting firm. He also was a senior vice president and director, Defense Sector, at SRA International, Inc. Mr. Gilligan has served as the chief information officer for the United States Air Force and the U.S. Department of Energy and was program executive officer (PEO) for battle management and command and control for the Air Force. Mr. Gilligan was a member of the Cyber Security Commission (formed to advise the 44th President) and an advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense on IT reform. Mr. Gilligan served on the Obama-Biden Transition Team focusing on IT within the DoD and Intelligence Communities.

He serves as Chairman of the boards of directors for the Center for Internet Security, Cyber Griffin Inc., and HDT Global, Inc. He is also on the boards of Schafer Corporation, the Software Engineering Institute, and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. Mr. Gilligan has been a recipient of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award, Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award, and Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders to name a few. He earned an M.S.E. in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an M.B.A. in finance from Virginia Tech University.

About Schafer Corporation

Schafer Corporation is a provider of scientific, engineering, and technical services and products applied to defeating national security threats. The Company has a national footprint supporting mission-critical programs for customers including the US Air Force, US Army, US Navy, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and National Security Agency (NSA). The Company has been widely recognized for its technical expertise and ability to provide objective analysis that leads to the development of innovative, problem-solving solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.schafercorp.com.

About Metalmark Capital

Metalmark Capital is a leading private equity firm whose principals have a long track record of successful investing in targeted sectors, with particular focus and competence in energy/natural resources, industrials, healthcare, and defense/government services. Metalmark Capital seeks to build long-term value through active and supportive partnerships with the companies and management teams in which it invests. Metalmark Capital, which is an investment center of Citi Capital Advisors, is currently investing its latest fund with $ 2.5 billion of committed capital. For more information, please visit http://www.metalmarkcapital.com.







9Oct/130

Entrepreneur Consultant John Pilmer Accepts Weekend Faculty Invitation at UVU

Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 28, 2013

Utah Valley University (UVU) has enlisted PilmerPR CEO and business advisor John Pilmer, to teach Entrepreneurship (MGMT 3170.301) for a fourth semester in the Woodbury School of Business. This introductory class for aspiring entrepreneurs offers students a unique view into the real world of creating and running a successful startup company. Since his class meets on Saturday mornings, Pilmer continues as CEO for PilmerPR.

Im pleased to accept the universitys request and am excited to associate with these visionary students again, states John Pilmer, MBA, APR. This class requires students to actually form companies and make some serious money to get a great grade. It may be the first time theyve encountered such an expectation in their education. The process is highly motivating for those who have the fire for business ownership.

Pilmer and his online marketing and public relations firm, PilmerPR LLC, speeds the launch of emerging companies in multiple industries. With dozens of launches under his belt, four of his clients have reached the Inc. 500 so far. He is schooled in Fortune 100 environments and has also previously served as adjunct evening faculty in the Communications Department at Brigham Young University (BYU).

We are happy John has agreed to teach this entrepreneur class again, stated Dr. Peter Robinson, business professor at UVU. His rich experience in launching successful businesses and his leadership in our community provide a good mentoring experience for our students. His students will definitely rise under his leadership.

John Pilmer's success spans more than two decades of related business experience serving such companies as Novell, Certiport, ComputerLand, Altiris, Mozy, AdvancedMD, Seastone, ElectraThem, Humless, SpotterRF, and Prolacta Bioscience to name a few. Pilmer is one of only 5,000 PR professionals Accredited in Public Relations (APR) by the Universal Accreditation Board, serving 10 PR organizations including the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Pilmer has served as president for the Utah Valley Chapter of PRSA, on the Business Incubator board for the Commission for Economic Development in Orem (CEDO) and is serving his eighth year on the board for Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF). Pilmer holds an undergraduate Business Degree from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Utah.

For more about PilmerPR, see http://www.PilmerPR.com.







Related Computer Press Releases

25Jul/130

Forrester Research, GuardianEdge, UCSF Medical Center, John C Lincoln Health Network, and Arizona Department of Health Services to Discuss ARRA

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2010

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel focused on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) at this year's Winter Health IT Summit.

The panel will be moderated by Khalid Kark, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, and speaking will be Ram Krishnan, SVP of Products and Marketing, GuardianEdge; Carole Klove, Chief Compliance Officer & Privacy Officer, UCSF Medical Center; Robert Israel, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, John C Lincoln Health Network; and Aaron Carpenter, Chief Information Security Officer, Arizona Department of Health Services.

Their presentation entitled, "Technology, Security Mandates, and HIPAA Privacy" will cover the new mandates that ARRA has brought practices under HIPAA. "New mandates will force practices to adopt policies and procedures in order to avoid new enforcement provisions and significantly increased penalties," said Waco Hoover, CEO, Institute for Health Technology Transformation. "These critical changes include: new provisions for accounting of disclosures; new patient rights that you will need to incorporate into your policies and staff training; new requirements should your patient data be breached; modifications that will need to be made to your business associate relationships; and increased penalties up to $ 50,000 per violation to a maximum of $ 1.5 million a year in the most egregious cases of data breaches."

Khalid Kark, who will serve as moderator, contributes to Forrester's offerings for the Security & Risk professional. He is a leading expert in information security program governance; security services; strategy; and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) initiatives.

Ram Krishnan is responsible for directing the company's product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing strategies. Mr. Krishnan brings nearly two decades of experience in creating and marketing enterprise software and information security solutions to large to mid-size enterprises.

Carole Klove has over twenty years of experience in the health care industry as a registered nurse, an attorney, and most recently as a Chief Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer for two large academic institutions. Carole specializes in regulatory matters such as HITECH and HIPAA Medicare/Medicaid compliance and reimbursement, as well as professional licensing and certification.

Robert Israel joined John C. Lincoln in 1999, after serving in the U.S. Navy for six years, and holding various IT Management positions on the east coast. Mr. Israel has over 16 years of diversified experience in network management and administration. He has been an active member of groups ranging from 10 to 1000 hardware, software and administrative professionals, involved in network design and management as well as system setup, analysis, and business development.

Aaron Carpenter is responsible with ADHS's Information Security program and compliance with the HIPAA security rule, Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standard, and State statues. He practices Information Security by ensuring his department protects its information assets through vulnerability and incident management, security awareness, policy development and maintenance, and disaster recovery planning.

The Summit's attendees include industry leaders and senior executives from the healthcare community with the following job titles: Chief Information Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Physician, Practice Manager, VP and Director of IT.

Sponsors and Partners for the Winter Health IT Summit include RelayHealth (http://www.relayhealth.com), WiSpots (http://www.wispots.com), MMR Information Systems (mmrinformationsystems.com), Vidyo (http://www.vidyo.com), GuardianEdge (http://www.guardianedge.com), Arizona Health Information Management Association, Arizona State Physicians Association, Arizona Health Care Association, American Society of Health Informatics Managers, Arizona Academy of Family Physicians, Health Management Technology, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Technology Online, mobihealthnews, MarketsandMarkets, and more

The Winter Health IT Summit is designed to bring together C-level, physician, practice management and IT decision-makers from North America's leading provider organizations and physician practices. For two full days, executives interact with a national audience of peers, national leaders, and solution providers featuring the latest solutions for practice management, mobility, telemedicine, outsourcing, IT infrastructure, next-generation electronic medical records, disease management, and more.

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.

http://www.ihealthtran.com

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16Sep/120

AMA Warns Light at Night is Bad for Health. John Carroll Scientists Offer Solution.

University Heights, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2012

The American Medical Association (AMA) at their annual meeting in Chicago last month warned that using light at night is bad for health (1). The damage is related to the disruption of the circadian (daily) rhythm and the loss of melatonin that occurs when the eyes are exposed to light during the evening and night. The human body can produce melatonin, the sleep inducing, cancer fighting hormone for 12 to 14 hours a night (2) if the person is in darkness. The average American is in darkness for only 6 8 hours a night so melatonin is greatly limited. This disruption of the natural circadian rhythm is believed to prevent sound sleep, increase the risk for heart disease, diabetes and breast and prostate cancer (3)

In 2001 studies in the UK (4) and the US (5) discovered new sensors in the eye that control the internal clock and the production of melatonin but do not contribute to vision. They found these sensors respond most strongly to the blue rays in ordinary white light. Scientists at John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH developed light bulbs that dont produce the melatonin suppressing blue rays and eyeglasses that block these destructive rays. These products have been available since 2005 on the internet at http://www.lowbluelights.com that is owned by Photonic Developments LLC, a spin-off company. These products are sold with a guarantee that the money will be refunded if the customer does not sleep better.

What is new is the report from the recent meeting of the AMA that there is a problem (a big problem) with using light at night. It is not just interfering with sleep but is increasing the risk of deadly illnesses. Blind women have about half the rate of breast cancer as women with normal vision. If all women would avoid blue light at night and maximize their flow of melatonin (as blind women do) the incidence of breast cancer might be cut in half.

The AMA report suggested that red lights be used to avoid melatonin suppression. Kayumov (6) showed that avoiding light at wavelength less than 530nm restored melatonin flow. Such light appears amber (some call it orange). The amber colored light bulbs sold at http://www.lowbluelights.com block light below 530nw and provide much more useful light than comes from a red bulb. The only color missing in the amber bulbs is blue so that green, yellow and red are all available. Things look almost normal. There is no difficulty carrying on usual evening activities.

Thousands of people have purchased these products and less than 10% return them for failure to help them sleep better. Some people make little or no melatonin, even in complete darkness. LowBlueLights products will not help those people.

Now that the AMA has recognized the damage done by using light at night we anticipate more doctors will be suggesting our products for all their patients to get the many benefits of maximizing melatonin. These include not only better sleep and reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, breast and prostate cancer but an improved immune system to ward off common illnesses.

(1) Light at Night Bad for Health, Doctors Say.

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer 6/21/2012

(2) PLoS One. 2008 Aug 26;3(8):e3055.

Individual differences in the amount and timing of salivary melatonin secretion.

Burgess HJ, Fogg LF.

(3) AMA REPORT 4 OF THE COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH (A-12) 6/21/2012

Light Pollution: Adverse Health Effects of Nighttime Lighting

Authors: David Blask, PhD, MD (Tulane University School of Medicine); George Brainard, PhD (Jefferson Medical College); Ronald Gibbons, PhD (Virginia Tech); Steven Lockley, PhD (Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard Medical School); Richard Stevens, PhD (University Connecticut Health Center); and Mario Motta, MD (CSAPH, Tufts Medical School).

(4) J Physiol. 2001 Aug 15;535(Pt 1):261-7.

An action spectrum for melatonin suppression: evidence for a novel non-rod, non-cone photoreceptor system in humans.

Thapan K, Arendt J, Skene DJ.

(5) J Neurosci. 2001 Aug 15;21(16):6405-12.

Action spectrum for melatonin regulation in humans: evidence for a novel circadian photoreceptor.

Brainard GC, Hanifin JP, Greeson JM, Byrne B, Glickman G, Gerner E, Rollag MD.

(6) Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 May;90(5):2755-61. Epub 2005 Feb 15.

Blocking low-wavelength light prevents nocturnal melatonin suppression with no adverse effect on performance during simulated shift work.

Kayumov L, Casper RF, Hawa RJ, Perelman B, Chung SA, Sokalsky S, Shapiro CM.







More Tech Press Releases

23Jun/110

Craig Jensen and Martin Schaeferle for AppDev and John Alden for iolo technologies to be featured on this week’s Let’s Talk Computers ®

Craig Jensen and Martin Schaeferle for AppDev and John Alden for iolo technologies to be featured on this week’s Let’s Talk Computers ®










NASHVILLE, TN (PRWEB) August 20, 2004

Guests from AppDev and iolo technologies will appear on radio talk show "Let's Talk Computers”. AppDev is a technical learning company nationally recognized for providing in-depth, real-world content in multiple formats to IT professionals and computer users. iolo technologies is a leading provider of Windows-based solutions for home, business, and enterprise-level PCs that specializes in PC optimization, data protection, and security applications. Let’s Talk Computers ranks as one of the longest-running computer radio talk shows, and airs on multiple radio stations weekly - and 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Internet.    

AppDev (http://www.appdev.com) training is available in CD-ROM, DVD, VHS and downloadable AppDev d*Learning formats. Recognized as the "Best Instructor-Led Training" in the country for the second year in a row (Readers Choice Award, Visual Studio Magazine, 2004), AppDev training comes complete with instructor presentations, code walkthroughs, hands-on lab exercises, pre- and post-tests and printable courseware. President and CEO Craig Jensen and Vice President Product Development Martin Schaeferle discuss C# training programs and Microsoft Certification courses for MCAD, MCSA, MCSD, MCDBA, and MCSE.

In this second of a series, Business Development Manager John Alden, spokesperson for iolo (http://www.iolo.com) discusses search and recovery products for PCs. Search and Recover 2 from iolo presents highly advanced tools for recovering deleted files and folders, as well as email, pictures from digital cameras, songs from MP3 players, and data from storage devices like Compact Flash, USB flash drives, SmartMedia, and Memory Sticks. Its bonus features include a highly advanced disk imaging service for emergency file recovery, and a sophisticated set of security utilities to ensure that confidential information does not fall into the hands of hackers and thieves.

Listen to the interviews at:

AppDev                http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/appdev/c#


iolo technologies    http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/iolo/searchrecover2b

ABOUT LET’S TALK COMPUTERS

Since 1991, Let's Talk Computers, http://www.lets-talk-computers.com, ranks as one of the oldest computer talk shows. On the air since 1989, hosts Alan Ashendorf, CEO, and Sandra Ashendorf, Client Services with Total Solutions, interview representatives from the computer industry about products and industry trends. Produced in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, you can listen-in to "insider" conversations, covering the latest innovations, hardware, and software and how they affect you. Guests have included representatives from Microsoft, Novell, IBM, Market Wire, Computer Associates, Lotus, "PC World", the Cobb Group, Ziff-Davis, Symantec, and a host of other companies mentioned on our Past Guests page. Our goal is to let you know what is happening in the computer industry.

The syndicated Let's Talk Computers (LTC) can be heard weekly in 5 states and 24 hours a day on the website. New shows are uploaded in RealAudio and NetShow formats by Friday, 12:00 PM CST- radio broadcasts begin airing the following day. Past interview segments are also available on the website.

Please Support Our Sponsors:

iolo technologies – http://www.iolo.com develops, markets, and supports products to enhance the performance of computers running Microsoft Windows. Included in their product line is: Search and Recover, their new recovery tool System Mechanic, a suite of products to keep your computer running at peak efficiency; DriveScrubber to make sure your system is cleaned of all important information; and System Shield that gives you military-strength defense against unauthorized attempts to get information from your system.

ISDN Net - http://www.isdn.net The largest independent ISP in Tennessee, serving 87 counties, 3,000 businesses, 900,000 Public School Students, 65,000 Public School Teachers.

Total Solutions, Inc. - http://www.total-solutions.net    Â“Simple Solutions for Today’s Complex Problems” - TSI is a programming and application company dedicated to providing their customers with state-of-the-art technology to meet their clients’ business needs.

User Groups of Nashville -    http://www.nash-pc-users.com Supplying our members with the means to increase their computer knowledge and network with like-minded individuals. Clubs include the Nashville Area PC Users’ Group, the Nashville Area Access/Visual Basic/.NET Group, and the Nashville Clipper Developers’ Association.

LTC makes every effort to evaluate the products and services it showcases in real-world situations by applying solutions to real-life problems. To assist in evaluating both hardware and software under genuine working conditions, Let's Talk Computers utilizes the expertise and facilities of Total Solutions Inc (TSI). Since 1994, TSI has been instrumental in providing solutions, which allow clients to migrate legacy data and applications to the Windows platform.

LTC is thrilled to offer an exciting, new sponsorship program. Your information could reach millions of potential customers each week. Your company does not have to be a guest in order to participate in the program, although some of our guests have chosen to avail themselves of the sponsorship program after they have worked with Let’s Talk Computers. Check with us for sponsorship program details and levels.    

Let's Talk Computers is a trademark of the Let's Talk Computers Tennessee partnership. Any use of this trademark without written authorization is strictly forbidden and a violation of state and federal law.

For broadcast schedules or additional information about Let's Talk Computers or this press release, please visit our site at http://www.lets-talk-computers.com or call 1-615-662-0322. E-mails can be addressed to alan@lets-talk-computers.com.

If you would like your computer-industry-related product showcased by Let's Talk Computers and your company name to appear on our Past Guests page, you wish to carry the Let's Talk Computers radio show in your area, or you would like to join our list of sponsors and potentially each millions of clients, contact:

Let's Talk Computers

488 Saddle Drive

Nashville TN 37221

Phone: 615-662-0322

Fax: 615-646-7832

Contact: Sandra Lee

Title: Program Manager

Email: slee@lets-talk-computers.com


















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6Jun/110

John Daggett from Rayovac and Author, Maria Langer for FileMaker to be featured on this week’s Let’s Talk Computers ®

John Daggett from Rayovac and Author, Maria Langer for FileMaker to be featured on this week’s Let’s Talk Computers ®










NASHVILLE, TN (PRWEB) December 26, 2003

Guests from Rayovac and author, Maria Langer will appear on radio talk show "Let's Talk Computers. Rayovac is the top selling rechargeable battery brand in North America and Europe. Maria Langer is the author of numerous Macintosh and Windows how-to computer books. Let’s Talk Computers ranks as one of the longest-running computer radio talk shows, and airs on multiple radio stations weekly - and 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Internet.    

Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) is a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, including Rayovac, VARTA and Remington. John Daggett, Director of Marketing Services, discusses new Rayovac 15-Minute Rechargeable System- the only one of its kind to offer an unprecedented battery charging time of 15 minutes or less. The rechargeable system makes a great gift to yourself after the holidays are over, after you've gone through all the batteries that came with your new digital camera or CD player or need some for your "batteries not included" present. Just 15 minutes and you are back in action.

Two productivity software titles of which Maria Langer, http://www.marialanger.com, is a respected authority are FileMaker and Excel. She discusses how these two products can enhance the capabilities of each other quickly and easily. Excel is the standard for financial spreadsheets and is great for categorizing data, for preparing reports, and for performing complex calculations, but it is limited in displaying the relationships of multiple data sources. With FileMaker, http://www.filemaker.com/excel, users can drag-and-drop Excel from disjointed sets of spreadsheets to a FileMaker Pro relational database. By the same token, FileMaker exports the data from relational databases to Excel for analysis.

Listen to the interviews at:

Rayovac        http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/rayovac/15min


FileMaker    http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/filemaker/excel

ABOUT LET’S TALK COMPUTERS

Since 1991, Let's Talk Computers, http://www.lets-talk-computers.com, ranks as one of the oldest computer talk shows. On the air since 1989, hosts Alan Ashendorf, CEO, and Sandra Ashendorf, Client Services with Total Solutions, interview representatives from the computer industry about products and industry trends. Produced in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, you can listen-in to "insider" conversations, covering the latest innovations, hardware, and software and how they affect you. Guests have included representatives from Microsoft, Novell, IBM, Market Wire, Computer Associates, Lotus, "PC World", the Cobb Group, Ziff-Davis, Symantec, and a host of other companies mentioned on our Past Guests page. Our goal is to let you know what is happening in the computer industry.

The syndicated Let's Talk Computers (LTC) can be heard weekly in 5 states and 24 hours a day on the website. New shows are uploaded in RealAudio and NetShow formats by Friday, 12:00 PM CST- radio broadcasts begin airing the following day. Past interview segments are also available on the website.

Please Support Our Sponsors:

ISDN Net - http://www.isdn.net The largest independent ISP in Tennessee, serving 87 counties, 3,000 businesses, 900,000 Public School Students, 65,000 Public School Teachers.

Total Solutions, Inc. - http://www.total-solutions.net    Â“Simple Solutions for Today’s Complex Problems” - TSI is a programming and application company dedicated to providing their customers with state-of-the-art technology to meet their clients’ business needs.

User Groups of Nashville -    http://www.nash-pc-users.com Supplying our members with the means to increase their computer knowledge and network with like-minded individuals. Clubs include the Nashville Area PC Users’ Group, the Nashville Area Access/Visual Basic/.NET Group, and the Nashville Clipper Developers’ Association.

LTC makes every effort to evaluate the products and services it showcases in real-world situations by applying solutions to real-life problems. To assist in evaluating both hardware and software under genuine working conditions, Let's Talk Computers utilizes the expertise and facilities of Total Solutions Inc (TSI). Since 1994, TSI has been instrumental in providing solutions, which allow clients to migrate legacy data and applications to the Windows platform.

At no time will a guest or their company be billed for their participation on Let’s Talk Computers. Unlike other computer talk shows that require “fees” from their guests, the only cost to the company is an actual copy of the shipping product, the cost of the phone call and the time involved in the interview. On an optional basis, many guests on Let’s Talk Computers choose to participate in a postcard drawing by donating product as well.

LTC is thrilled to offer an exciting, new sponsorship program. Your information could reach millions of potential customers each week. Your company does not have to be a guest in order to participate in the program, although some of our guests have chosen to avail themselves of the sponsorship program after they have worked with Let’s Talk Computers. Check with us for sponsorship program details and levels.    

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Let's Talk Computers is a trademark of the Let's Talk Computers Tennessee partnership. Any use of this trademark without written authorization is strictly forbidden and a violation of state and federal law.

For broadcast schedules or additional information about Let's Talk Computers or this press release, please visit our site at http://www.lets-talk-computers.com or call 1-615-662-0322. E-mails can be addressed to alan@lets-talk-computers.com.

If you would like your computer-industry-related product showcased by Let's Talk Computers and your company name to appear on our Past Guests page, you wish to carry the Let's Talk Computers radio show in your area, or you would like to join our list of sponsors and potentially each millions of clients, contact:

Let's Talk Computers

488 Saddle Drive

Nashville TN 37221

Phone: 615-662-0322

Fax: 615-646-7832

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Contact: Sandra Lee

Title: Program Manager

Email: slee@lets-talk-computers.com

For More Information:

Contact: Melinda Jaggers

Title: Media Services

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5Jun/110

Gene Cox for IBM and John Alden for iolo technologies to be featured on this week’s Let’s Talk Computers ®

Gene Cox for IBM and John Alden for iolo technologies to be featured on this week’s Let’s Talk Computers ®










NASHVILLE, TN (PRWEB) August 6, 2004

Guests from IBM and iolo technologies will appear on radio talk show "Let's Talk Computers”. IBM (NYSE: IBM) is the world's leading on-demand information technology e-business services, solutions, hardware and software technologies that help businesses take full advantage of emerging innovation. iolo technologies is a leading provider of Windows-based solutions for home, business, and enterprise-level PCs that specializes in PC optimization, data protection, and security applications. Let’s Talk Computers ranks as one of the longest-running computer radio talk shows, and airs on multiple radio stations weekly - and 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Internet.    

Pervasive computing is personalized computing power freed from the desktop, enabling information access anywhere, anytime, on demand. Gene Cox, director of mobility solutions for IBM Pervasive Computing unit (http://www.ibm.com/pvc), in part two of this series, continues his discussion relating to telematics and how it makes the car of the future a reality today. Telematics represents the convergence of the IT and automotive industries providing key components that help enable services such as vehicle diagnostics, location-based safety and security systems, navigation aids, concierge services, Internet and e-mail access, and entertainment.

Spokesperson John Alden, business development manager discusses the latest release of iolo's (http://www.iolo.com) Search and Recover product. Search and Recover 2 is more than just a file recovery tool. Its unmatched feature list presents highly advanced tools for recovering deleted files and folders, as well as email, pictures from digital cameras, songs from MP3 players, and data from personal storage devices like Compact Flash, USB flash drives, SmartMedia, and memory sticks. Its additional privacy features help you better protect your personal data, while disk imaging tools assist you in crucial emergency recovery situations.

Listen to the interviews at:

IBM    http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/ibm/telematicspt2


iolo    http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/iolo/searchrecover2

ABOUT LET’S TALK COMPUTERS

Since 1991, Let's Talk Computers, http://www.lets-talk-computers.com, ranks as one of the oldest computer talk shows. On the air since 1989, hosts Alan Ashendorf, CEO, and Sandra Ashendorf, Client Services with Total Solutions, interview representatives from the computer industry about products and industry trends. Produced in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, you can listen-in to "insider" conversations, covering the latest innovations, hardware, and software and how they affect you. Guests have included representatives from Microsoft, Novell, IBM, Market Wire, Computer Associates, Lotus, "PC World", the Cobb Group, Ziff-Davis, Symantec, and a host of other companies mentioned on our Past Guests page. Our goal is to let you know what is happening in the computer industry.

The syndicated Let's Talk Computers (LTC) can be heard weekly in 5 states and 24 hours a day on the website. New shows are uploaded in RealAudio and NetShow formats by Friday, 12:00 PM CST- radio broadcasts begin airing the following day. Past interview segments are also available on the website.

Please Support Our Sponsors:

iolo technologies – http://www.iolo.com develops, markets, and supports products to enhance the performance of computers running Microsoft Windows. Included in their product line is: Search and Recover, their new recovery tool System Mechanic, a suite of products to keep your computer running at peak efficiency; DriveScrubber to make sure your system is cleaned of all important information; and System Shield that gives you military-strength defense against unauthorized attempts to get information from your system.

ISDN Net - http://www.isdn.net The largest independent ISP in Tennessee, serving 87 counties, 3,000 businesses, 900,000 Public School Students, 65,000 Public School Teachers.

Total Solutions, Inc. - http://www.total-solutions.net    Â“Simple Solutions for Today’s Complex Problems” - TSI is a programming and application company dedicated to providing their customers with state-of-the-art technology to meet their clients’ business needs.

User Groups of Nashville -    http://www.nash-pc-users.com Supplying our members with the means to increase their computer knowledge and network with like-minded individuals. Clubs include the Nashville Area PC Users’ Group, the Nashville Area Access/Visual Basic/.NET Group, and the Nashville Clipper Developers’ Association.

LTC makes every effort to evaluate the products and services it showcases in real-world situations by applying solutions to real-life problems. To assist in evaluating both hardware and software under genuine working conditions, Let's Talk Computers utilizes the expertise and facilities of Total Solutions Inc (TSI). Since 1994, TSI has been instrumental in providing solutions, which allow clients to migrate legacy data and applications to the Windows platform.

LTC is thrilled to offer an exciting, new sponsorship program. Your information could reach millions of potential customers each week. Your company does not have to be a guest in order to participate in the program, although some of our guests have chosen to avail themselves of the sponsorship program after they have worked with Let’s Talk Computers. Check with us for sponsorship program details and levels.    

Let's Talk Computers is a trademark of the Let's Talk Computers Tennessee partnership. Any use of this trademark without written authorization is strictly forbidden and a violation of state and federal law.

For broadcast schedules or additional information about Let's Talk Computers or this press release, please visit our site at http://www.lets-talk-computers.com or call 1-615-662-0322. E-mails can be addressed to alan@lets-talk-computers.com.

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Nashville TN 37221

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More Computer Press Releases

9May/110

Lior Arussy, Consultant, and Author With John Wiley & Sons, and Ken Russell, Emerging Media Correspondent Let’s Talk Computers ®, to Appear on Let’s Talk Computers

Lior Arussy, Consultant, and Author With John Wiley & Sons, and Ken Russell, Emerging Media Correspondent Let’s Talk Computers ®, to Appear on Let's Talk Computers










NASHVILLE, TN (PRWEB) February 4, 2005

Guests from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and CES will appear on radio talk show "Let's Talk Computers". Lior Arussy, is president and founder of Strativity Group, Inc., a customer and employee strategy consulting group, and published author with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ken Russell is the emerging media correspondent for Let's Talk Computers, one of the longest-running computer radio talk shows that airs on multiple stations with an archive of past interviews online. Let's Talk Computers ranks as one of the longest-running computer radio talk shows, and airs on multiple radio stations weekly - and 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Internet.

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE: JW.B) provides "must-have" content to targeted communities of interest. Author Lior Arussy, http://www.strativitygroup.com, discusses his latest release from Wiley Publishing. In "Innovating IT: Transforming IT From Cost Crunchers to Growth Drivers" Arussy contends that IT must change its focus from information producer to manager of information utilization in order to discard its obsolete role as cost center and connect to the core of the business. Mr. Arussy stresses in the book that the critical juncture is at hand for the re-definition of IT in order for IT to become more user-focused and connect with the core of the business.

Let's Talk Computers own Emerging Media Correspondent Ken Russell will report on the hot new technologies released at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. With more than 140,000 attendees from 115 countries witnessing the introduction of thousands of new products and technologies from more than 2,500 exhibitors, the 2005 International CES, http://www.cesweb.org, reinforced its position as the world's greatest technology showcase. Look for more of these reports and other new enhancements to the Let's Talk Computers radio talk show in the future.

Listen to the interviews at:

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/wiley/innovating_it


CES http://www.lets-talk-computers.net/guests/ces/2005

About Let's Talk Computers

Since 1991, Let's Talk Computers, http://www.lets-talk-computers.com, ranks as one of the oldest computer talk shows. On the air since 1989, hosts Alan Ashendorf, CEO, and Sandra Ashendorf, Client Services with Total Solutions, interview representatives from the computer industry about products and industry trends. Produced in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, you can listen-in to "insider" conversations, covering the latest innovations, hardware, and software and how they affect you. Guests have included representatives from Microsoft, Novell, IBM, Market Wire, Computer Associates, Lotus, "PC World", the Cobb Group, Ziff-Davis, Symantec, and a host of other companies mentioned on our Past Guests page. Our goal is to let you know what is happening in the computer industry.

The syndicated Let's Talk Computers (LTC) can be heard weekly in 5 states and 24 hours a day on the website. New shows are uploaded in RealAudio and NetShow formats by Friday, 12:00 PM CST- radio broadcasts begin airing the following day. Past interview segments are also available on the website.

Please Support Our Sponsors:

ISDN Net - http://www.isdn.net The largest independent ISP in Tennessee, serving 87 counties, 3,000 businesses, 900,000 Public School Students, 65,000 Public School Teachers.

Total Solutions, Inc. - http://www.total-solutions.net    "Simple Solutions for Today's Complex Problems" - TSI is a programming and application company dedicated to providing their customers with state-of-the-art technology to meet their clients' business needs.

User Groups of Nashville -    http://www.nash-pc-users.com Supplying our members with the means to increase their computer knowledge and network with like-minded individuals. Clubs include the Nashville Area PC Users' Group, the Nashville Area Access/Visual Basic/.NET Group, and the Nashville Clipper Developers' Association.

LTC makes every effort to evaluate the products and services it showcases in real-world situations by applying solutions to real-life problems. To assist in evaluating both hardware and software under genuine working conditions, Let's Talk Computers utilizes the expertise and facilities of Total Solutions Inc (TSI). Since 1994, TSI has been instrumental in providing solutions, which allow clients to migrate legacy data and applications to the Windows platform.

LTC is thrilled to offer an exciting, new sponsorship program. Your information could reach millions of potential customers each week. Your company does not have to be a guest in order to participate in the program, although some of our guests have chosen to avail themselves of the sponsorship program after they have worked with Let's Talk Computers. Check with us for sponsorship program details and levels.

Let's Talk Computers is a trademark of the Let's Talk Computers Tennessee partnership. Any use of this trademark without written authorization is strictly forbidden and a violation of state and federal law.

For broadcast schedules or additional information about Let's Talk Computers or this press release, please visit our site at http://www.lets-talk-computers.com or call 1-615-662-0322. E-mails can be addressed to alan@lets-talk-computers.com.

If you would like your computer-industry-related product showcased by Let's Talk Computers and your company name to appear on our Past Guests page, you wish to carry the Let's Talk Computers radio show in your area, or you would like to join our list of sponsors and potentially each millions of clients, contact:

Let's Talk Computers

488 Saddle Drive

Nashville TN 37221

Phone: 615-662-0322

Fax: 615-646-7832

Contact: Sandra Lee

Title: Program Manager

Email: slee@lets-talk-computers.com

For More Information:

Contact: Melinda Jaggers

Title: Media Services

Email: Melinda@lets-talk-computers.com

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13Jan/110

Noted fiber artist John McQueen inaugurates new series of shows at the Racine Art Museum

(PRWEB) May 28, 2004

On display until September 5 at the Racine Art Museum, "Drawing Out the Collection: John McQueen Responds to RAM" inaugurates a new series of shows in which artists provide fresh interpretations of RAM’s new facility and its collection. New York State sculptor John McQueen, one of the America’s foremost textile artists, has created a two-part exhibition. He simultaneously presents his perspective on the museum with an enormous sculpture and a mini-retrospective of contemporary baskets from RAM’s collection.

Enthusiastic about McQueen’s vision, Executive Director Bruce W. Pepich said, “We are thrilled to institute this new series of programs with an artist like John McQueen who has made such a critical contribution to contemporary art, particularly in fiber. Over the past forty years, he has challenged accepted notions of contemporary baskets, elevating that form from a domestic, utilitarian craft to a conceptually based art form. His show at RAM continues his revolution, now forcing us to rethink existing concepts of the narrative in fiber arts.”

Created specifically for RAM from willow, "Drawing Out the Collection" is an interactive interpretation of McQueen’s vision of the art museum. His monumental, site-specific sculpture focuses on the differences between his personal recollections of traditional art museums with works by the Old Masters and RAM with its new modernist building and contemporary crafts collections.

The installation is part of a larger exhibition exploring McQueen’s aesthetic. Faced with RAM’s initial invitation to respond to its permanent collection, the artist chose to curate a show of contemporary baskets because RAM is recognized as one of the leading repositories of contemporary basketry in the United States. He selected six of his own works from the collection that date from 1977 through 1992. In addition, McQueen selected 29 baskets by 25 renowned artists because each appealed to him emotionally and aesthetically.

In RAM’s installation, the two central works, "Continental Drift" and "Table of Contents", are extremely large baskets that McQueen has opened out and flattened into grids and scaffolding. Suspended on top of the scaffolding are two dimensional sketches in willow of 170 small, every day objects that remind the viewer that such household items are also art forms. Evoking the contents of a typical museum, four freestanding screens and drawings further demonstrate McQueen’s interest working in a two-dimensional mode to round out his exhibition.

McQueen’s installation reinforces his position as a leader within contemporary fiber. "Drawing Out the Collection" is part of a larger series of environmental sculptures that McQueen has done since the millennium, creating “mural occurrences” by tying willow twigs to the wall to become a form of story-telling and, thus, a new wave of fiber art.

This exhibition has been funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin, and with gifts from the RAM Society.    

Together, the two campuses of the Racine Art Museum, RAM in downtown Racine at 441 Main Street and the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, seek to elevate the stature of contemporary crafts to that of fine art by exhibiting significant works in craft media with painting, sculpture and photography, while providing outstanding educational art programming.

Both campuses of the Racine Art Museum, are open Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, and are closed Mondays, Federal holidays and Easter. RAM is open Sunday Noon – 5:00 pm, while Wustum is closed Sundays. A suggested admission fee of $ 5 for adults, with reduced fees for students and seniors, applies at RAM. Admission to Wustum is free. Members are always admitted without charge to either campus.



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