Wisconsin Technology & Science

The Auto Club Group Selects Guidewire Products to Transform Core, Data, and Digital Capabilities; Capgemini Selected as Implementation Provider

2017-05-15

DEARBORN, Mich. & FOSTER CITY, Calif. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Auto Club Group (ACG), the second-largest AAA club in North America, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, today announced that ACG has selected Guidewire Core, Data, and Digital products to transform its business processes. Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing services and a Guidewire PartnerConnect® Premier Consulting alliance member, will lead the implementation. The Auto Club Group (ACG) aims to modernize its core systems infrastructure and operations...

Web of Science se asocia con Digital Measures para impulsar la generación de informes académicos en tiempo real

2017-05-12

La integración de contenidos a través de llamadas de API regulares reducirá el tiempo que emplean los suscriptores en introducir datos por medio de actualizaciones fluidas y mejoras en la precisión. FILADELFIA, 12 de mayo de 2017 — Para muchas instituciones académicas, llevar al día el registro de actividades y perfiles de la facultad es una tarea de introducción de datos que consume una gran cantidad de tiempo. Con la última asociación anunciada por Clarivate Analytics y Digital Measures, el contenido de Web of Science e InCites ahora estará integrado en Activity Insight™, el software de generación de informes de actividades de facultad de Digital Measures, lo que facilitará que los perfiles de facultad se actualicen...

JGSullivan Interactive, Inc. Adds Talent With Appointment of Greg…
JGSullivan Interactive, Inc. Adds Talent With Appointment of Greg…

2017-05-12

“Continuing to develop new solutions that leverage the most current technology is critical to our continued success. Greg understands and knows this changing environment well and will help deliver unique solutions for our expanding customer base”. ROLLING MEADOWS, IL May 12, 2017 — Greg Ratliff joins JGSI as Director of Technical Engineering. This new role was created to provide technology platform development support for the organization’s growing customer base. Greg will be bringing his 20+ years of progressive experience to support both JGSI’s fast growing client base, as well as enhance the marketing automation platforms and integrated marketing execution portals. His experience working with current and cutting edge software applications will help JGSI develop unique...

UTC Installs New Chairwoman and Board Officers
UTC Installs New Chairwoman and Board Officers

2017-05-12

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — At the annual meeting of the membership of the Utilities Technology Council (UTC), the Board of Directors approved new officers for the 2017-2018 board-year. The meeting was held in conjunction with UTC Telecom & Technology conference in Charlotte. Outgoing Chairman, Matt Schnell from Nebraska Public Power District stated, “To be successful in any organization takes a lot of hard work and dedication from a team of people. We accomplished a lot this past year and have set a path forward to continue to provide outstanding member value in the years ahead. The member-led committees and the Executive Board have done outstanding work building membership participation, establishing new technology projects, and providing new learning experiences for UTC members.” Schnell followed with, “A huge ‘thank you’ to the exceptional leadership...

Nimblify to Share New Data on Average Site Payment Times and…
Nimblify to Share New Data on Average Site Payment Times and…

2017-05-11

Madison, Wis. May 11, 2017 — Nimblify Inc., a clinical trials technology company, will have a strong presence at MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference on May 21-24, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA at the Loews Hotel. Nimblify is a Gold Sponsor of the event, along with its parent company, Forte Research Systems, and will have significant involvement throughout the conference. Inaugural Awards Ceremony Nimblify Founder & CEO, Shree Kalluri, will help present MAGI’s Award for Excellence in Site Payments, powered by Nimblify. The inaugural awards recognize and congratulate the sponsors that pay sites promptly. Forte’s customers contributed data for hundreds of studies with nearly 32,000 payment records,...

New MRI Data from Asterias' Ongoing SCiStar Clinical Study Indicates AST-OPC1 Cells Prevent Formation of Damaging Lesion Cavities in Patients Suffering Severe Spinal Cord Injury
New MRI Data from Asterias' Ongoing SCiStar Clinical Study Indicates AST-OPC1 Cells Prevent Formation of Damaging Lesion Cavities in Patients Suffering Severe Spinal Cord Injury

2017-05-11

FREMONT, Calif., May 11, 2017 — Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), a biotechnology company pioneering the field of regenerative medicine, today announced new positive serial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data from its ongoing AST-OPC1 SCiStar Phase 1/2a clinical trial in patients with severe spinal cord injury, including: For the five AIS-A patients in the SCiStar study treated with 10 million AST-OPC1 cells (Cohort 2) who also received a serial MRI scan at six months of follow-up, the serial MRI scans at six months indicated no sign of lesion cavities in any patient.  These fluid-filled cavities typically form by about three months following severe spinal cord injury and prevent significant recovery of motor and sensory function.    For the three patients in Cohort 2 that have also completed 12 months of follow-up, serial MRI scans at 12 months continued to indicate no signs of lesion cavities. All three AIS-A patients who received a low dose of 2 million...

Web of Science partners with Digital Measures to drive real-time faculty activity reporting
Web of Science partners with Digital Measures to drive real-time faculty activity reporting

2017-05-11

Content integration through regular API calls save subscribers data entry time with seamless updates and improved accuracy. PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2017 — For many academic institutions, keeping faculty activity and profiles up to date is a time-consuming data entry exercise. With the newly announced partnership between Clarivate Analytics and Digital Measures, Web of Science and InCites content is now integrated into Activity Insight™, Digital Measures faculty activity reporting software, enabling faculty profiles to be updated in real time. The integration uses API calls into the Web of Science content to keep faculty activity up-to-date and relevant. Over a century of expansive coverage of the world’s most...

Protiviti's Brian Christensen Named a Top 25 Consultant by Consulting Magazine
Protiviti's Brian Christensen Named a Top 25 Consultant by Consulting Magazine

2017-05-11

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 11, 2017 — Brian Christensen, an executive vice president with global consulting firm Protiviti, has been named to Consulting magazine’s 2017 Top 25 Consultants list in the leadership category. The award is given annually to honor industry professionals who are making the greatest impact on clients and their respective firms. Christensen, who was a founding managing director of Protiviti when it was formed 15 years ago, leads the firm’s global Internal Audit and Financial Advisory practice. With more than 30 years of internal audit experience, Christensen helps clients increase the value of their internal audit and finance functions. As a member of Protiviti’s executive team, he is also responsible for strategy setting and managing...

Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center at the University of Maryland Will Transform the Classroom Experience
Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center at the University of Maryland Will Transform the Classroom Experience

2017-05-11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The University of Maryland dedicated the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center today, named for Baltimore-based developer, philanthropist and 1961 alumnus, Edward St. John, founder and chairman of St. John Properties. The 187,000-square-foot space, which includes 12 classrooms and nine teaching labs with a total of 1,500 seats, will elevate the culture of collaborative learning on campus. “It’s exciting that the vision for a space that will transform the classroom experience and shape the way faculty teach has come to fruition,” said St. John ’61, D.P.S. ’12 (Hon.), who donated $10 million toward the building’s construction. “This center will create a new and innovative standard of teaching that accelerates interactive learning and will impact the education of more than 12,000 UMD students each day for years to come.” Focused on a student-centered approach to learning and teaching,...

Web of Science faz parceria com a Digital Measures para gerar informe de tempo real das atividades na faculdade
Web of Science faz parceria com a Digital Measures para gerar informe de tempo real das atividades na faculdade

2017-05-11

FILADÉLFIA, 11 de maio de 2017 — Para muitas instituições acadêmicas, manter atualizados os perfis e as atividades na faculdade é um exercício de inserção de dados que consome tempo. Com a recém-anunciada parceria entre a Clarivate Analytics e a Digital Measures, os conteúdos da Web of Science e da InCites estão agora integrados ao Activity Insight™, o software de informação de atividades na faculdade da Digital Measures, possibilitando que os perfis da faculdade sejam atualizados em tempo real. A integração usa chamadas API para o conteúdo da Web of Science, para manter a atividade na faculdade atualizada e relevante.   Mais de um século de extensa cobertura das pesquisas mais impactantes do mundo elevou as referências...

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