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Women in Business Q&A: Karen Penney, VP and GM, American Express Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK

Karen Penney is the Vice President and General Manager of Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK at American Express, an industry leader in corporate payments and management solutions. Within this role, Karen is responsible...Show More Summary

'Brexit' fallout: On financial services, Britain snatched defeat from the jaws of victory

Just over a year ago, British financial traders were celebrating a landmark court victory over their European rivals. The Luxembourg-based General Court had overturned a demand by the European Central Bank that clearing of trades in euro-denominated assets take place only in countries that use...

Microsoft offers deep look at the user experience of Microsoft Planner

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Planner, a new Office 365 service which will help organizations in planning their work easily and get more done. With Planner, teams can create new plans; organize, assign and collaborate on tasks; set due dates; update statuses and share files, while visual dashboards and email […]

Afternoon Coffee: US Services Sector Subdued in June, Panama Canal Expansion Open

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Growth in the U.S. services sector remained unchanged from May, according to Markit’s Flash U.S. Services Purchasing Managers’ Business Activity Index, which came in just above 50. TheShow More Summary

BECAUSE WE HAVE WAY MORE THAN WE NEED? Here’s Why Congress Wants To Fire So Many Generals. The …

BECAUSE WE HAVE WAY MORE THAN WE NEED? Here’s Why Congress Wants To Fire So Many Generals. The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) recently proposed a 25% reduction across the board for general officers. The bill would cut the number of four star officers from 41 to 27, representing one of the largest reductions in […]

Gerald Walpin, Watchdog Fired Over AmeriCorps Inquiry, Dies at 84

Mr. Walpin was a staunch conservative appointed by President George W. Bush as inspector general of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Lystable Announces $11M Series A Round To Fund US Expansion

Categories: Industry News, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: General News, L1 Lystable, a provider of a technology solutions that...Show More Summary

DC Metro GM Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Washington Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld has announced the appointment of Joseph Leader as the new chief operating officer (COO) in charge of rail, bus and paratransit services, effective August 1.

Industry’s 5G Foresight Better than 2020

The general consensus clearly is that the 2020 deadline for 5G services can be beat.

Randstad Acquires Online Freelancer Platform twago: A Watershed Moment in Contingent Workforce Management?

Categories: M&A, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: Contingent Workforce & Services, General News, L1 Last week, Randstad Holding...Show More Summary

Reaching the Unreached: How an Emphasis on Equity Can Help End Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths

Photo credit: Allan Gichigi/MCSP General Hospital Akampa in Cross River State, Nigeria, offers a variety of services to women during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Like all public facilities in Nigeria, women can give birth there for free, and the facility typically carries out 20 deliveries each week. Yet challenges remain. Show More Summary

Study finds patient navigators improve comprehensive cancer screening rates

A clinical trial conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found that the use of patient navigators - individuals who assist patients in receiving health care services - may improve comprehensive cancer screening rates among patient populations not likely to receive recommended screenings. Show More Summary

Using Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT with Intel® IoT Devices and Gateways

This article provides general guidelines for connecting any Intel® Internet of Things (IoT) devices (that is, devices that support Intel microcontrollers, such as the Intel® Edison board and the Intel® Curie™ Compute Module) and Intel gateways to the Amazon Web Servives (AWS) IoT platform.

Rick Becker: Some Thoughts on Doug Burgum’s Victory

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, state Rep. Rick Becker, and Fargo businessman Doug Burgum speak at the NDGOP state convention in April. Forum News Service Photos Congratulations to Doug Burgum and his team on their decisive victory. Show More Summary

Dear Professor Carol Swain (Book: "Black Faces Black Interests"): Your General Study On The Promotion Of "Black POLITICAL PREFERENCES" As Correlated To A POLITICAL PARTY More Than The RACE Of A Representative, Fails To Consider 1) VALUABLES INVESTED And 2

Dr Swain:I appreciate your ability to go against the grain of the "Black Progressive Fundamentalist - Racism Chasing Orthodoxy" and the "Academy" to retain your analysis on the facts at hand.IT IS TRUE that the "Black Racial Services...Show More Summary

Senator Nicole Poolman: “I’m Worried About the Legislature”

State Senator Nicole Poolman, left, said Republicans are ready to unite behind gubernatorial nominee Doug Burgum, right. Forum News Service Photos Bismarck state Senator Nicole Poolman was, until Tuesday, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s running mate on the gubernatorial ticket. Show More Summary

Tim Wu Joins NY AG's Office In Shaming 'Abysmal' Cable Broadband ISPs

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Last fall, we noted how New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office had launched an investigation into awful broadband service quality. In and of itself that was nothing particularly interesting (especially given Schneiderman's...Show More Summary

WHY DOES THE IRS NEED SO MANY GUNS? Special agents at the IRS equipped with AR-15 military-style …

WHY DOES THE IRS NEED SO MANY GUNS? Special agents at the IRS equipped with AR-15 military-style rifles? Health and Human Services “Special Office of Inspector General Agents” being trained by the Army’s Special Forces contractors? The Department of Veterans Affairs arming 3,700 employees? The number of non-Defense Department federal officers authorized to make arrests […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Amendments to Promote Engagement with Cuba

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved four amendments related to Cuba during today’s mark-up of the FY2017 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act, including: An amendment to lift the...

Government Fraud Scandal: $1.3 Million Scheme Allegedly Run by Government Official for Her Family Members

This seems to be quite complex: Prosecutors said the $1.3 million federal government contracting scheme was a family affair. Over five years, investigators claim a high-level General Services Administration official helped her husband submit more than 100 fake employment applications to federal agencies and doctored his résumé to try to get him hired by the […]

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