Western Europe Is The Largest Region In The Business Processes Outsourcing Market

The Business Research Company adds Business Processes Outsourcing Market By Type, Drivers And Restraints – Global Forecast To 2021 report to its store.

LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Western Europe is the largest market for business processes outsourcing companies, accounting for about 38% of the global market. It was followed by North America, Asia Pacific and then the other regions. Going forward, Africa and the Middle East will be the fastest growing regions in this market, where growth will be at rates of over 14% and 13%, respectively. These will be followed by Asia-Pacific and South America where the markets are expected to grow at rates of about 13% and 10%, respectively.

The business processes outsourcing (BPO) market consists of sales of BPO services by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) engaged in providing the basic operations of a business process such as human resource management, finance and accounting, or customer/call center relations for a manufacturing or services company.

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The market for business processes outsourcing is fragmented. Though a small number of large players register significant market share, large numbers of small players constitute about three-fourths of the market. Players in the market include ADP, Conduent, Accenture, Teleperformance, Paychex and DXC Technologies.

Business Processes Outsourcing Market By Type (CRM BPO, HRO BPO, F&A BPO, And Other BPO Services), Drivers And Restraints – Global Forecast To 2021 is one of a series of new reports from The Business Research Company that provides business processes outsourcing market overviews, analyzes and forecasts business processes outsourcing market size and growth for the global business processes outsourcing market, business processes outsourcing market share, business processes outsourcing market players, business processes outsourcing market size, business processes outsourcing market segments and geographies, business processes outsourcing market trends, business processes outsourcing market drivers and business processes outsourcing market restraints, business processes outsourcing market’s leading competitors’ revenues, profiles and market shares. The business processes outsourcing market report identifies top countries and segments for opportunities and strategies based on market trends and leading competitors’ approaches.

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Read Global Business Processes Outsourcing Market By Type (CRM BPO, HRO BPO, F&A BPO, And Other BPO Services), Drivers And Restraints – Global Forecast To 2021 from The Business Research Company for information on the following:

Markets Covered: global business processes outsourcing market, (by type CRM (customer relationship management) BPO, HRO (human resource outsourcing) BPO, F&A (finance and accounting) BPO, other BPO services); global software and BPO services market.

Data Segmentations: business processes outsourcing market size, global and by country; historic and forecast size, and growth rates for the world, 7 regions and 12 countries; (by type- CRM BPO, HRO BPO, F&A BPO, And Other BPO Services) market size, historic and forecast size, and growth rates for the world, 7 regions and 12 countries; global software and BPO services market.

Business Processes Outsourcing Market Organizations Covered: ADP, Conduent, Accenture, Teleperformance, Paychex and DXC Technologies.

Regions: Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.
Time Series: Five years historic (2013-17) and forecast (2017-22).

Other Information And Analyses: global business processes outsourcing market comparison with macro-economic factors, business processes outsourcing market size, percentage of GDP, global, and by country, per capita average business processes outsourcing expenditure, global, and by country, business processes outsourcing market comparison with industry metrics, total enterprises, by country, 2017, thousands, average spending on business processes outsourcing market by total enterprises, by country, PESTEL analysis, business processes outsourcing market trends and opportunities, business processes outsourcing market customer information, business processes outsourcing supply chain analysis, drivers and restraints, key mergers and acquisitions, information technology industry financial margins.
Sourcing and Referencing: Data and analysis throughout the report are sourced using end notes.

Strategies For Participants In The Business Processes Outsourcing Industry: The report explains over 10 strategies for companies in the business processes outsourcing market, based on industry trends and company analysis. These include large business processes outsourcing companies considering to offer AI enabled software services to enhance the productivity of day-to-day operations and customer satisfaction levels of companies operating in the manufacturing and service industries, and Automatic Data Processing’s growth strategy that aims at strengthening its outsourcing capabilities through acquisitions and mergers.

Opportunities For Companies In The Business Processes Outsourcing Sector: The report reveals where the global business processes outsourcing industry will put on most $ sales up to 2022.

Number of Pages: 252
Number of Figures: 129
Number of Tables: 167

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Easler Education Inc. Launches Version 3 of EaslerLMS

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Easler Education Inc., operator of DrugTestingCourses.com Launches Version 3 of EaslerLMS

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, USA, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — EaslerLMS Version 3 was launched on April 15, 2019, and we are proud to report to our affiliates, resellers, authorized trainers, and our future partners that we are ahead of schedule.

Here is a quick update on what this version release includes:

• Managers can now purchase course credits directly from their portal by “clicking on the course” then “add course
credits” function (FYI – course credits never expire)

• Managers and portal administrators can now view payment history directly from the manager profile.

• Portal administrators can now enroll/invite users directly from their portal.

• EaslerLMS is now fully compatible with Microsoft Edge.

• Portal administrators can also review the progress and status of managers and their learners and can resend invites,
update email addresses, names, and other user information.

• Assignment submission and course completion manager notifications.

• View and download certificate options for managers, administrators, and instructors.

***Version 4 will be launched sometime in late June 2019, and will include:***

• E-COMMERCE WEBSITES: We will be launching an e-commerce function so our resellers and authorized trainers will be
able to sell drug and alcohol testing courses directly from their own websites.

• Instructor portal for resellers, authorized trainers, and other third-party customers.

• Website trust seals that immediately verify manager and learners’ certificates directly from third-party websites.
The trust seals can be generated after you complete the course, they can be embedded on websites and landing pages to
build trust with your customers and use as a valuable sales and marketing tool.

• Public API connect EaslerLMS directly to your website.

**Upcoming Courses & Programs:**

State-by-state drug testing law courses

• Employee Drug Awareness Course

• DOT Supervisor Training Course with FRA Post Accident Training

• Bloodborne/Droplet/Airborne Pathogens

• OSHA Construction Safety Classes

• Site Auditing

• Authorized Trainer Program

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HouseMaster Home Inspections Expands to Fairfax, VA

Franklin Moyer

Local business professional, Franklin Moyer, brings established home inspection brand to the Fairfax region

HouseMaster has so much to offer my clients and I was impressed with the company’s track record of providing excellent service over the years.”

— Franklin Moyer, HouseMaster franchise owner

FAIRFAX, VA, USA, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — HouseMaster, the first and most experienced home inspection franchise in North America, announces the opening of a new location in the Fairfax area owned by Franklin Moyer.

Moyer brings extensive experience in the building industry, including in masonry, carpentry, plumbing and roofing. Moyer also comes with professional experience conducting home inspections.

“My Number One priority is providing superior service and really wowing my clients,” Moyer said. “I looked at other franchise opportunities but HouseMaster stood out the most and was a perfect fit for me. HouseMaster has so much to offer my clients and I was impressed with the company’s track record of providing excellent service over the years.”

Moyer resides in the region and services Burke, Fairfax, and surrounding counties. HouseMaster provides homebuyers and sellers an independent, third-party, professional evaluation of the visible and accessible condition of the major elements of a home. HouseMaster’s inspections enable potential homebuyers and sellers the opportunity to make educated real estate decisions. From interior systems such as plumbing and electrical to exterior components like the roof and siding, the HouseMaster Home Inspection includes the evaluation of the visible and accessible major elements of the home.

HouseMaster is known for its strong commitment to customer service. With more than 315 franchise areas across North America, HouseMaster holds a Net Promoter Score of 92 (a customer satisfaction ranking higher than Apple and Ritz-Carlton). Franchise Business Review has named HouseMaster a top franchise brand in its franchise owner satisfaction category since 2009.

“We’re thrilled that Franklin joined our franchise family and are excited for what’s in store as he builds his business,” said HouseMaster President and CEO Kathleen Kuhn. “He is a prime example of what we look for in franchise owners: He is dedicated to quality, he is knowledgeable, and someone who excels at building relationships with people.”

For more information, contact Franklin Moyer at (703) 721-7220 or email franklin.moyer@housemaster.com.

About HouseMaster

Headquartered in Somerville, N.J., HouseMaster is the oldest and one of the largest home inspection franchisors in North America. With more than 315 franchised areas throughout the U.S. and Canada, HouseMaster is the most respected name in home inspections. For almost 40 years, HouseMaster has built upon a foundation of solid leadership and innovation with a continued focus on delivering the highest quality service experience to their customers and providing HouseMaster franchisees the tools and support necessary to do so. Each HouseMaster franchise is an independently owned and operated business. HouseMaster is a registered trademark of HM Services, LLC.

For more information please visit http://housemaster.com or call 732-469-6565.

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Onsite Utility Services Capital Certifies Energy Audit Automation

In partnership with EMAT Field Auditor software to Speed up the Accuracy and Turn-Around Time while Reducing Costs by 50%

DELAVAN, WISCONSIN, UNITED STATES, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Onsite Utility Services Capital (OUS Capital) has formed a strategic partnership with EMAT for certifying their EMAT Field Auditor software doing ASHRAE Level I and II audits and report generation to help companies identify energy conservation measures.

EMAT Field Auditor leverages cutting-edge mobile and web technology to help auditors and organizations improve their bottom line by spending less time and money conducting energy audits. Built by energy engineers for energy engineers, EMAT’s cloud-based software allows for quick movement through the entire energy auditing process.

“Our goal is to expand our energy audit capability across the country, with EMAT Field Auditor software being the model for speed, accuracy and cost reductions for performing audits,” says Fritz Kreiss, CEO of OUS Capital. “The EMAT software makes a tablet as the tool for the audit, replacing the antiquated pad of paper, pen, camera and maps. This results in cutting costs for these audits by as much as 50%.”

Once the data has been gathered on site, the data is instantly available on their EMAT System website, accessible from virtually anywhere, for use in performing energy modeling and analysis. “Through automation, we’re making Level II audits a smaller part of a project’s cost,” says Kreiss.

Companies interested in learning how this new EMAT audit solution can be used for their next ASHRAE audit can contact OUS Capital at info@ouscapital.com.

About Onsite Utility Services Capital
Since 1993, OUS Capital has been dedicated to unlocking the power of energy efficiency for hospitality businesses nationwide through innovative solutions that lower energy consumption, reduce energy spend, and increase profits. The company’s exceptional staff of energy experts look forward to helping hospitality properties accomplish their energy efficiency objectives through their Energy Savings as a Service program and can be reached at info@ouscapital.com.

EMAT
EMAT began in 2014 when a group of energy auditors, frustrated by the inefficiency and chaos that was all too common in the typical energy audit process, decided that there had to be a better way. Understanding that advanced technology was the key, the auditors partnered with a company that had extensive experience with tablet-to-cloud technology and began to develop a software tool that would make the energy audit process more streamlined and efficient, less stressful, and save them time and money. They can be reached at info@ematpogram.com.

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US Army Asymmetric Warfare Group to present at the Future Soldier Technology USA Conference 2019

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SMi Reports: Strengthening Solider Lethality by Adapting to Complex and Asymmetric Threats will be discussed at Future Solider Technology USA this June.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — The US Army is planning for future conflict in a mega-city environment, spending half a billion on specialized equipment and a model subterranean training center, to train its soldiers for underground combat.

“The Army’s Asymmetric Warfare Group – an outfit often tasked with looking ahead to identify future threats – told U.S. military leaders that special operations forces will not be able to deal with the subterranean problem alone and that large numbers of conventional forces must be trained and equipped to fight underground, the source said.” Source Task & Purpose June 25, 2018

Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Kurz, Squadron Commander, Asymmetric Warfare Group will present how they are enhancing future soldier capabilities at the Future Soldier Technology USA conference taking place in Arlington, VA on June 24th – 25th 2019.

His presentation “Strengthening Soldier Lethality by Adapting to Complex and Asymmetric Threats” will focus on:
• Contributing to soldier capability development through the work of the Asymmetric Warfare Group
• The need for agile response to new and complex threats in the 21st century battlefield to prepare soldiers for multi-domain operations
• Enhancing lethality and survivability for the dismounted soldier
• Identifying and bridging capability gaps through close work with partnership with other Army organisations

In line with the US Army’s modernization priority of increasing Soldier Lethality, Future Soldier Technology USA will bring together a community of senior military leaders, program managers, and researchers at the forefront of delivering enhanced soldier capabilities, from the US and beyond.

Latest attendees include: Asymmetric Warfare Group, BAE Systems, Department of Defence – Australia, FN America, FN Herstal, GLENAIR, Inc., Leonardo DRS, MCIA, Nexter Group, Radetec, Royal Marines, Secubit Ltd, Spearpoint Solutions & Technology Pty Ltd, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Ultra Electronics US Army, US Army Test and Evaluation Command, USMC, USMC Training and Education Command, WL Gore, plus many more.

The event brochure with the two-day agenda can be downloaded at www.futuresoldierusa.com/ein

Future Soldier Technology USA is the only dedicated soldier and marine equipment modernisation conference in North America. With a unique focus on lightening the load and delivering greater lethality through advanced technology, this event will enable dismounted soldier and marine program managers to meet and test the latest equipment capable of enhancing infantry operations.

Places can be booked at www.futuresoldierusa.com/ein

If you are a US DoD: You will be granted free admission to the conference. However, in order to attend this event pre-registration is required, which is subject to final approval.

If you are from an international military or a commercial organisation, register on the event website.

Lead Sponsor: Glenair
Gold Sponsor: Black Diamond Advanced Technology and Leonardo DRS
Sponsors: FN America, Secubit and Ultra Electronics

For delegate enquiries, please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 / jhitchen@smi-online.co.uk

For sponsorship and exhibition packages available, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 / smalick@smi-online.co.uk

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June 24th – 25th 2019

About SMi: About SMi Group: Established since 1993, SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world's most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk

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SKIP THE LAWYER, SKIP THE PAPERWORK: DIVORCE JUST GOT A LOT LESS STRESSFUL IN CALIFORNIA

Hello Divorce helps you navigate your divorce on your own terms.

Our free tools, resources and transparent, flat-rate fees ensure your divorce stays on track.

Divorce in California has never been more understandable or accessible.

On your computer or on the go, complete and print official copies of California’s 20+ divorce forms.

New “Divorce Navigator” Generates All 20+ Mandatory California Divorce Forms

Divorce is a $50 billion industry in the US, with the average cost of legal fees per person ranging from $18,000 to $27,000. At Hello Divorce, we’ve brought that cost down to $1,500 on average.”

— Erin Levine

OAKLAND, CA, USA, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — The cost of starting your next chapter in California got a lot easier and a lot more affordable today thanks to Hello Divorce, with the launch of the Divorce Navigator. The new, first-of-its kind application empowers those going through divorce to complete the 20+ forms required for California divorce in plain language, on their own – without having to fork out tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees.

Divorce Navigator simplifies the process of completing and filing lengthy and often confusing divorce paperwork by walking users through an easy-to-understand guided interview. The app uses artificial intelligence and conditional logic to adapt to each individual completing the form, asking only those questions that are relevant to the user, based on each previous answer. Individuals can work at their own pace and save their responses at every step. Should they need help at any point in the process, they can access legal help from experienced lawyers and legal document assistants, on demand, at a transparent flat-rate fee. When the form is complete, with the click of a button the user’s answers are transferred onto the California divorce forms that pertain to their case. Users can print this official paperwork with instructions and a checklist for how to file on their own, or they can hire legal help at a flat rate to file on their behalf.

Anyone can use the basic version of the Divorce Navigator for free, which includes step-by-step guidance through the divorce process as well as resources and articles to help support each step. The form-generating feature is provided with a $99/month DIY Divorce membership, which also includes unlimited access to explanatory video content.

The app is the brainchild of Hello Divorce founder Erin Levine, a Certified Family Law Specialist and owner of the Oakland-based Levine Family Law Group.

“Our goal is to make the law more accessible to the approximately 85 percent of Americans who cannot afford legal representation. Divorce is a $50 billion industry in the US each year, with the average cost of legal fees per person ranging from $18,000 to $27,000. At Hello Divorce, we’ve brought that cost down to $1,500 on average,” said Levine.

Divorce Navigator makes paperwork easier, but divorce is more than just paperwork. Hello Divorce is a full-service online platform that is changing the culture of divorce by making it more accessible, transparent and humane. Hello Divorce guides individuals through the entire divorce process with a library of informative resources, how-tos, instructional videos, DIY options and flat-fee legal services, as well as tools and resources written by those in the wellness space to help individuals navigate the transitions that come with breaking up, process grief and reorganize their families and lives in a new, happier and hopefully, healthier way.

“While divorce can be a difficult, stressful process, it doesn’t have to be a negative one. After all, divorce is not who you are – it is simply where you are,” said Levine, adding, “We understand that people going through divorce have a lot on their plate. The logistical complexities of divorce can feel overwhelming and paralyzing. We’ve worked so hard to streamline the process, eliminate the stress and unknowns and provide people with step-by-step guidance and affordable, flat-rate access to top-notch lawyers who are available when you need them.”

Hello Divorce offers a free Starter Membership to anyone looking for information, resources and guidance on how to DIY divorce. Affordable membership options start at $99/month and are available for those looking for more consistent legal support. Anyone with a $99/month DIY Divorce subscription or higher can use the Divorce Navigator form-generating application for free. And, until May 31, anyone who registers for a DIY Divorce subscription or higher can save $50 off their first month with code DIVNAV50.

Learn more about Hello Divorce or explore the Divorce Navigator at HelloDivorce.com.

About Hello Divorce
Hello Divorce is a modern break-up service; a new way to approach divorce, with more control and more transparency for a fraction of the cost of working with a divorce attorney or mediator. The average cost of a traditional divorce in California is $27,000, per person. The average cost of a Hello Divorce divorce is $1,500.

Hello Divorce takes the mystery out of expensive legal retainers and puts control back in individuals’ hands by providing free articles, DIY resources, worksheets and tools to help people navigate each step of their divorce on their own, or with a little help along the way from legal experts at a flat-rate fee. And, the site is filled with carefully curated content to help exes communicate and co-parent better, and to help people focus on self-care during this difficult process; it’s truly a holistic approach to breaking up.
Learn more at HelloDivorce.com.

About Erin Levine, Founder of Hello Divorce
Erin Levine is a Certified Family Law Specialist, founder of Hello Divorce and the owner of respected Bay Area boutique firm, Levine Family Law Group. She is a divorce attorney who believed the industry needed to be disrupted. The current system pits spouses against one another, which makes it easy for many traditional divorce lawyers to profit off divorces that last forever. Erin set out to change the culture of divorce and offer a new, viable alternative to the status quo. In 2017, she launched Hello Divorce as a more humane, approachable and affordable alternative for couples to maintain integrity while moving to the next chapter of their lives.

Since launching Hello Divorce, Erin has received acclaim from the Legal-Tech industry and beyond. In 2018, she was the Grand Prize winner of Duke University School of Law’s “Law & Technology Accelerator.” Earlier this year, the American Bar Association named her to the prestigious “Women of Legal Tech” list. She has recently been featured or quoted in various publications including Ozy, Brit+Co, Forbes, Law Technology Today, Conscious Company, SheKnows and the San Jose Mercury News. She is also a frequent contributor to outlets like Mind, Body, Green; Entrepreneur, YourTango and Thrive Global.

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Helion Technologies Partners with California New Car Dealers Association to Educate Dealers on Privacy Act Compliance

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For most dealers, compliance will require significant upgrades to their software, hardware and data security equipment.”

— Erik Nachbahr, Founder and President, Helion Technologies

TIMONIUM, MD, UNITED STATES, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Helion Technologies has partnered with the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) to educate dealers on how to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The sweeping new privacy law takes effect in January 2020, imposing new data security standards on dealerships located in California, as well as third-party vendors that access and/or store customer data from these dealerships.

In a nutshell, the CCPA requires businesses to implement "reasonable measures" to protect consumers' personal data. The CA Attorney General defines “reasonable measures" as compliance with 20 controls established by the Center for Internet Security.

"For most dealers, compliance will require significant upgrades to their software, hardware and data security equipment," said Erik Nachbahr, president and founder of Helion Technologies. "Additionally, dealerships will need to implement internal processes designed to keep data safe, and provide their employees with security awareness training."

"CNCDA is excited about our new partnership with Helion and the technical expertise they will bring to our members. We are committed to supporting the necessary outreach and critical education so that California dealers better understand the legal requirements of the CCPA, as well as the most cost-effective ways to keep their dealerships in compliance," said Brian Maas, president of CNCDA. "Helion's knowledge in data security and technology will be enormously helpful to our dealer members as they navigate bringing their networks up to CCPA standards."

The CCPA applies to any business that meets ONE of these requirements:

1) grosses $25 million or more in revenue
2) buys, sells or shares personal information for 50,000 or more consumers
3) derives 50% or more of its revenues from selling consumers' personal information

Many dealerships meet the first two requirements. In addition to dealers, the CCPA applies to third parties located outside of California. This means that auto manufacturers, dealership management software (DMS) vendors, CRM vendors, marketing vendors and any other entity that dealers share their customers' personal information with, must also comply with the new law.

The CCPA gives more rights to consumers related to how dealerships may collect and use their information. Once the laws take effect, upon a request from a consumer, dealers will be required to:

• Correct inaccurate consumer data
• Delete the consumer's personal data unless it's necessary to do business, as well as delete all of their data from the databases of third parties with which you've shared such information
• Restrict processing or sharing of information if the consumer objects to its usage for reasons not related to the purpose for which it was collected; such as usage in direct marketing
• Allow customers to easily opt-out of having their personal information sold to a third party

Dealerships are also required to proactively provide full disclosure to consumers about what their data is used for, who it gets shared with and for what purpose, at the time said data is collected.

Non-compliance may result in fines and a flood of litigation from consumers.

For more information about Helion, call 443-541-1500 or visit https://heliontechnologies.com/.

About CNCDA

For more than 95 years, CNCDA has represented the interests of California’s franchised new car dealers. CNCDA members are primarily engaged in the retail sale and lease of new and used motor vehicles, but also provide customers with automotive products, parts, service and repair. Our members sold more than 2 million new cars and trucks in 2017 and employ more than 140,000 Californians, significantly contributing to our state’s economy. As the nation’s largest state association of franchised new car and truck dealers—with nearly 1,200 members—CNCDA serves its members by providing legal compliance and legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy. For more information, visit www.cncda.org.

About Helion Technologies

Helion Technologies is the largest managed IT services provider focusing specifically on the needs of automotive and heavy truck dealers. Helion's solutions ensure faster networks, secure data protection, increased employee productivity and better compliance. Helion has specialized in IT for more than 20 years and works with 700+ auto dealers nationwide. Dealers can request a free assessment of their IT needs at www.heliontechnologies.com.

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Evolving employee engagement with Workforce Management (WFM)

Successful companies start with inspired people – Teleopti CEO, Olle Dűring, outlines 7 winning strategies to make your organization a great place to work

Teleopti has found that people need to work in a positive environment where they can continue to grow, remain engaged and be productive.”

— Olle Dűring, CEO, Teleopti

LONDON, UK, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — At Teleopti we agree with the saying “to win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace ”¹. This is especially relevant as employees often spend more waking hours with their colleagues than they do with their own partners or families so keeping them happy and engaged should be a top priority. We have found to achieve this, people need to work in a positive environment where they can continue to grow, remain engaged and be productive. However, the reality is many companies are experiencing a crisis of employee engagement and are simply not aware of it.

It’s time to apply the principles of Workforce Management (WFM) and here is our 7-step guide:

7 ways to raise the bar for employee engagement

1. Change the leadership culture – good leaders instinctively know how to inspire their workforce and reward their efforts. They have a systematic way to measure the results of their actions and they are committed to making engagement not just a thing you do, but an intrinsic part of what it means to be a successful company. Larger organizations might even seek to hire a dedicated person with engagement written into their job description, a new form of CEO or “Chief Engagement Officer”.

2. Communicate the strategic value of the individual – engaged people go above and beyond what is expected of them because they feel part of a purpose larger than themselves. For example, today’s customer service departments have a powerful role to play in sharing best-practice principles with the rest of the organization. Communicate corporate goals or business changes and demonstrate the strategic value each individual can bring to the overall success of the company. Next, use automated WFM technology to allocate quiet time with team members to exchange ideas and explore innovative ways of working in a relaxed, collaborative environment away from the pressures of serving customers.

3. Re-consider the benefits of flexible working – flexible working has come a long way since traditional full-time and part-time contracts or job-sharing. Career breaks, sabbaticals, Pay-as-you-go arrangements in the form of zero-hour contracts, compressed, annualized working hours and even Time Off Without Pay (TOWP) – why not test some or all of these options? Then use advanced WFM technology to balance and schedule different contract types and see the difference flexible working makes to employee satisfaction.

4. Empower employees with self-service – allowing people to take control of their work-life balance boosts engagement levels by reducing stress and absences. Liberate employees with a greater sense of independence, involvement and satisfaction by way of self-service options for preferred shifts, holiday requests and time off for medical appointments.

5. Think about infusing AI into the employee experience – consider deploying artificial intelligence methods such as Chatbots to enhance internal communication and employee morale. Cut back on time-consuming staff monitoring and instead use bots that learn from existing data to help people manage their work-life balance. These bots can hold conversational chats to quickly notify staff of potential time off or overtime and create an easy balance between optimized customer service operations and greater employee freedom.

6. Introduce fairness and transparency – automation promotes consistency and greater visibility of all WFM processes. High degrees of transparency and openness create a sense of fairness that appeals to staff while satisfying organizations with a strong Union or Works Council presence. Managers have the information they need to ensure all employees take it in turns to do the more unpopular shifts and plan vacation time equitably while employees have total visibility of each other’s schedules and time off through self-service.

7. Effective Change Management – organizational change can be traumatic for employees but recently, Teleopti customers like Germany’s biggest online retailer OTTO, have cited the strategic impact that WFM technology has on actively advancing corporate Change Management programs. The flexibility, transparency and collaborative nature of WFM technology have helped OTTO to strike a good balance between achieving high productivity levels (1,600 agents working 2 million shifts and 4,500 shift rotations – handling over 24 million enquiries per year) and transferring the program’s core values of empowerment and fairness into 15 virtual contact centers.

Make your company a great place to work. Learn how to power employee engagement with WFM. To find out more, download Teleopti’s latest white paper aimed at senior executives: “A Guide to Sustainable Business Success: Powering CX and Employee Engagement with Workforce Management”

Olle Dűring is CEO at Teleopti

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First Drug Discovered in a Fruit Fly Used in Cancer Patients

Drug developer Tosk, Inc.,

Innovative drug developer Tosk designs drug to eliminate painful, life-threateningl side effects of front-line cancer therapies

Our scientists have developed two proprietary drug discovery platforms that use fruit flies to identify new drugs to combat cancer and other diseases.”

— Brian Frenzel, CEO, Tosk, Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Drug developer Tosk, Inc. announced today that its patented drug, TK-90, which prevents the adverse side effects of frontline cancer therapies, succeeded in human clinical studies involving 25 head-and-neck cancer patients. TK-90 is the first drug discovered through screening using the common fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) to be tested in patients. The drug prevents mucositis, a painful, dose limiting, side effect suffered by many cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

“Fruit flies have played an important role in scientific research for generations,” said Brian Frenzel, Tosk’s CEO, pointing out that six Nobel prizes in medicine or physiology have been awarded to scientists based on their research using the fruit fly, the latest in 2017. “However,” he added, “Drosophila have not been widely used for drug discovery and development by the pharmaceutical industry. Tosk is an exception. Our scientists have developed two proprietary drug discovery platforms that use fruit flies to identify new drugs to combat cancer and other diseases.”

Tosk, like the Nobel prize winners, uses the fruit fly because it has surprising similarities to humans at the genetic and molecular levels. Adult fruit flies, for example, have body parts that mimic mammalian hearts, kidneys, digestive tracts, and lungs. Nearly 70 percent of human disease-related genes have analogs in the fruit fly. “Because the life cycle of a fruit fly is short, only 50 days from birth to death and only two weeks from birth to adulthood, drug discovery in flies can be done quickly and cost effectively,” Frenzel says. “Using non-mammals as a discovery tool may yield new drugs that could not have been found using other, more traditional methods.”
Tosk selected TK-90 out of tens of thousands of compounds using what the company calls the Side Effect Fly™. Tosk incubates test compounds with a toxic chemotherapeutic that would otherwise prevent eggs from hatching and developing. Compounds that increase survival and result in larvae or mature fruit flies are "hits." Hits are tested in cell culture models using human cancer cells to select "leads" that do not affect the cancer killing efficacy of the chemotherapy. Tosk’s researchers then move to traditional models to confirm safety, adverse effect prevention, and non-interference with the beneficial effects of the cancer therapy.
“Instead of picking a target and fitting compounds to match, as most pharmaceutical companies do, our scientists let the fruit fly tell us which compounds are safe and effective. We then work backward to identify the molecular target or targets through which the drug works, opening what we believe is an exciting new vista on the process of drug discovery.”

Tosk has innovated a second, perhaps even more important, drug discovery platform, which it calls the Genetically Modified Fly™. Tosk integrates a human disease gene into Drosophila and then tests compounds for their ability to block the activity of the disease gene. This model is designed to discover drugs for disease targets that have previously been considered “undruggable.”

In addition to TK-90, Tosk has three other new drugs in its pharmaceutical development pipeline. The most advanced is TK-39, which prevents the dose-limiting, permanent, and potentially fatal damage to the heart caused by doxorubicin and other widely used, frontline cancer therapies. Another side effect preventing drug is TK-88, which prevents permanent kidney damage caused by platinum-based drugs such as carboplatin and cisplatin. Both were discovered using the Side Effect Fly.
Tosk’s “cancer moonshot” program addresses a top priority for the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), developing a drug to block the activity of the human kRAS cancer gene. Funded by a $2 million grant from NCI, Tosk has used its Genetically Modified Fly for this purpose. The mutant kRAS gene drives as many as 30 percent of all cancers, including 90 percent of pancreatic, 45 percent of colon, and 35 percent of lung cancers.

Tosk’s fruit fly based drug screening technologies afford a new method to find small molecule, inexpensive drugs for difficult targets. “We think our fly models give us an advantage, a way to succeed where others have failed,” Frenzel says. Tosk’s first drug candidate, TK-90, has confirmed this in human clinical studies. Tosk believes that this is just the beginning, and plans to deliver many more drugs to improve outcomes for cancer patients.

Tosk, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company that develops new drugs to prevent the adverse side effects of existing, widely-used cancer therapies and to block the activity of cancer genes. For further information on the company, see www.tosk.com.

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WiCis TeleHealth and continuous SpO2 from the Top of the World

Data Streamed Live from Mount Everest

Continuous SPO2. Safety in adventure has seen a game-changer with this technology

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Base Camp in the evening.

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WiCis connects climbers in near-real-time to rescue teams and loved ones to provide Telemedicine without limits.

Our goal is keeping our expedition safe & extending the reach and effectiveness of #tememedicine with #continouosSPO2 and #istreme. @Faexploring, @WiCisHealth. Monitor, Share, Protect.”

— Lukas Furtenbach, CEO. Furtenbach Adventures

LAKE TAHOE, NV, UNITED STATES, April 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — As climbers head to the top of the world on Mount Everest, WiCis is keeping them safer and extending the reach and effectiveness of TeleHealth. The company is once again proving their wearable technology platform that is continuously monitoring and sharing a climbers' vital signs and location with medical teams, rescue personnel and loved ones within seconds of being collected. May is summit month for Everest, and the challenge this year is to achieve the summit with the highest success rate while never compromising the safety of the climbers. With high oxygen flows and the most modern monitoring methods coming direct from critical care medicine, Furtenbach Adventures and WiCis seek to ensure base-camp oxygen saturations throughout the entire climb, thus never reaching the triggers that cause HAPE (High Altitude Pulmonary Edema) and HACE (High Altitude Cerebral edema) while on the mountain.

As part of the boundary-expanding expedition #EverestFlash19, which will culminate in a summit attempt on Mount Everest North in just 3 weeks, expedition leader Lukas Furtenbach of Furtenbach Adventures will be wearing a Nonin pulse oximeter with bluetooth-enabled and a Polar heart rate monitor that are continuously tracking heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, skin temperature, geo-location, altitude, speed and bearing as he climbs the world's highest peak. The climber's data is being transmitted in real-time via satellite to WiCis I-Streme Internet platform using a Thuraya Sat Sleeve, that is then analyzed their team medical doctor, Leo Montejo at Base Camp, Advanced Base Camp and the North Col. The heart of the WiCis solution is its web server app called WiCis CareFlows. A fast and modern TeleHealth solution that uses Microsoft Azure web servers. The WiCis TeleHealth solution combines: Forms, Videoconferencing and Vital Signs, all in a single Screen with a configurable Solution that is 100% Cloud-Based and hosted on Microsoft Azure, and designed for XXIst century medicine.

In addition to the continuous stream of biometric and geo-location information, of high-altitude mountaineering the climbers will be sharing updates and perspectives – and amazing views of the Himalayas on social media.

Links to both the live data stream and images will be shared on Twitter: http://twitter.com/wicissports and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wicissports

Monitor, Share, Protect

As a key feature of the wearable platform, WiCis is combining and analyzing biometric data to provide ongoing snapshots of the climbers' overall health status. Serious – and even fatal – medical conditions such as edema, hypothermia and cardiac arrest can occur at high altitudes if climbers push themselves too hard and too far in the ultra-thin air. By continuously monitoring climbers for trends that may indicate they are at risk of developing these conditions, medical teams located in the US can intervene before a crisis emerges. Should an unforeseen medical or other emergency arise, rescue teams will have immediate access to the data needed to assess the climbers’ conditions and their exact location to ensure more rapid and more targeted medical care.

As a further measure of protection for the climbers, OCENS is providing continuous pinpoint weather data and forecasts. This information is displayed in real time on the WiCis dashboard and also on the WiCis Android App, which the climbers are using during the trek to stay in touch.

Proving the Limits to Expand the Reach of TeleHealth

WiCis is proving real-time remote biometric monitoring in the farthest reaches of the planet and under the harshest of conditions in order to expand the reliability and range of telemedicine solutions.

About WiCis: http://wicis.com/ and https://wicishealth.com/

Founded in 2011 by Harvard and Stanford anesthesiologist Dr. Leo Montejo (also founder of Picis), and in the Lake Tahoe area, the company’s goal is to promote the use of mHealth and tracking devices to make adventure sports, the military, and rescue teams to make their missions safer and engage with their followers with real time data that is either private or also available to social media platforms.

About Dr Leo Montejo

Dr. Leo Montejo has been designated the expedition doctor for Everest using the WiCis-Sports solution as a virtual health platform. He did his residency at Harvard in anesthesiology and critical care medicine, has been a Professor at Stanford in this specialty, and is an extreme sports enthusiast. Dr. Montejo has participated in four Himalayan expeditions, where he used the WiCIs I-Streme solution to stream his vitals, and share location and data with his team and family.

About Furtenbach Adventures: www.furtenbachadventures.com

Furtenbach Adventures is the most innovative organizer of tailor-made heliski-trips, expeditions and exclusive adventure travel. Personally tailored to our customers, for the highest demands, with the latest safety standards and best possible chances of success. Time is a valuable commodity. By climbing Mount Everest in just 4 weeks we are fundamentally changing the way high-mountaineering expeditions are run. While a regular Everest expedition can take almost two months, our Everest Flash expedition takes only 4 weeks – with increased safety and chance of success. In addition to the pre-acclimatization, maximum support is granted during the ascent, as well as the latest Telemedicine equipment, expert guides, experienced sherpas. Our goal is keeping our expedition safe & extending the reach and effectiveness of #Telemedicine with #continouosSPO2 and #istreme. Follow us to learn more about a new approach of uncompromised safety in high altitude mountaineering.

About Lukas Furtenbach:

Lukas Furtenbach is a father, geographer, alpinist, tourism consultant, professional hunter, private concierge, adventurer, cliff skier, mountaineer, organizer, operator and leader of adventure travel and expeditions to eight-thousander, a creative problem solver, out-of-the-box thinker, perfectionist and founder of Furtenbach Adventures.

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Geo-location Data Streamed Live. Monitor, Share, Protect. How an elite climbing team is heading to Everest using the most modern technology.


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