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Fyami’s Holistic Toolkit Helps IT Finance & Fintech Companies To Reignite Their Operations Post Lockdown

Press Release Fyami's Holistic Toolkit Helps IT Finance & Fintech Companies To Reignite Their Operations Post Lockdown Media Links Growth Consultancy the Fyami Group (www.fyami.com) is offering an integrated package of sales, marketing and business services to the many IT, finance and fintech companies seeking to re-establish operations post lockdown. Whether companies are returning to the office, restarting their business or simply reuniting the team, Fyami has integrated a suite of services to reignite their operations in the ‘new normal’. The services available are offered either in the UK or globally by Fyami themselves or where appropriate through a number of chosen partner companies with a track record for delivery. For qualifying companies and prospects, Fyami are happy to conduct an initial one-hour assessment of the services they need. Services on offer include: Online & traditional sales strategy Telesales campaign creation & lead generation Sales trai..

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OKI Europe partners with German broadcaster WDR on social distancing campaign designed for children

Press Release OKI Europe partners with German broadcaster WDR on social distancing campaign designed for children Media Links Special initiative uses familiar characters to help schools safely welcome children back to the classroom Egham, 16 July 2020 – OKI Europe Ltd in Germany has partnered with the German broadcaster WDR for a special project to provide free visual aids for children based on a popular cartoon series to help them follow social distancing measures effectively. Social Distancing Schools, day care centres, paediatric practices, zoos, amusement parks and toy shops in Germany can take advantage of the offer of floor stickers designed with the look and feel of the children’s cartoon series ‘Die Sendung mit der Maus [1]’ (The Show with the Mouse). The initiative is helping to support educational establishments as they reopen following the easing of measures put in place to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. With effective visual communication, crucial to promotin..

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Survey reveals 86% of UK businesses expect cyber attacks to increase in next 12 months

Press Release Survey reveals 86% of UK businesses expect cyber attacks to increase in next 12 months Media Links Phishing attacks are regarded as the greatest cyber threat 15 July 2020: In a survey of UK cyber security, IT and business professionals, 86% of businesses expect cyber threats to increase over the next 12 months. The survey, commissioned by WatchGuard Technologies, also reveals that 44% of organisations have experienced a cyber attack over the last year – and alarmingly, another 11% either didn’t know, or were unsure whether they had been targeted. WatchGuards Jon-Marc WilkinsonWith the huge surge of remote workers, IT teams are under severe pressure to make sure their systems are safe from attack. The survey run in partnership with SC Media UK highlights what UK businesses think are the major cyber threats to their business and investigates if they have the necessary solutions, skills and support in place to protect against cyber attacks. Phishing attacks ..

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University of Pittsburgh Library System chooses Preservica for its digital preservation and access needs

Press Release University of Pittsburgh Library System chooses Preservica for its digital preservation and access needs Media Links Oxford, UK and Boston, MA. July 9 2020 - Preservica, the market leader in active digital preservation, has been selected by the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) to safeguard over two million digitized pages and born-digital materials including university records, archives, and special collections. Tracing its roots back to 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. Managing the largest digital repository in western Pennsylvania, the ULS has been actively digitizing content from its Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) since 1999. The digitized collections include visual images, books, maps, artwork, manuscripts, atlases and AV material. Further, the A&SC is accessioning more and more born-digital material, including digital video created by horror film pioneer..

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Ultima Displays launches a child friendly sanitising station

Press Release Ultima Displays launches a child friendly sanitising station Media Links Government guidance stipulates that for the Autumn term, schools must ‘introduce preventative measures to help students and staff clean hands thoroughly more often than usual and introduce enhanced cleaning, including cleaning frequently touched surfaces often.’ Corby, 8 July 2020 – Ultima Displays, one of Europe’s leading one-stop visual communications providers, has unveiled a brightly coloured multi-height sanitising unit specifically designed to be fun, friendly, and durable to help children – aged 3 – 11 – engage proactively with hygiene practices as school life returns to normal. Ultima Displays logoThe Kid’s Multi-Height Sanitising Unit complies with the essential measures outlined in the recent Government guidance, which include a requirement for ‘robust hand and respiratory hygiene and enhanced cleaning arrangements.’ “For many school and nursery environments, increasing hand..

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EaPConnect project enters second phase, building on past success to support research and education in the Eastern Partnership

Core Facts The Eastern Partnership Connect project, EaPConnect, enters a second phase from 1 July 2020. Coordinated by the GÉANT Association, the 60-month EU-funded ‘EU4Digital: Connecting Research and Education Communities’ project (EaPConnect2) will bring together the research and education (R&E) communities from European Union (EU) and Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries and reduce the digital divide. The new project will build on the achievements of the first EaPConnect project, which brought greater integration with GÉANT activities, services and networks, and benefits to research, education and wider society in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: Internet connectivity prices were reduced by around 60% in Belarus and Ukraine and by around 80% in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, thanks to procurement activities carried out in collaboration with GÉANT. Internet connectivity to the pan-European GÉANT R&E network increased tenfold in capacity in Geor..

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D2L named ‘Overall LMS Solution Provider of the Year’ at EdTech Breakthrough Awards 2020

Press Release D2L named 'Overall LMS Solution Provider of the Year' at EdTech Breakthrough Awards 2020 Media Links Honour marks D2L’s third award win of 2020 to date LONDON, UK – 24th June, 2020 – Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that it has been named ‘Overall LMS Solution Provider of the Year’ for its Brightspace platform in the second annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program. EdTech Breakthrough is a leading market intelligence organisation that recognises the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market. The EdTech Breakthrough Awards honours excellence in educational technology products, companies and people. All award nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the EdTech industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of considerations, including innovation, design and user-experience, as well as overall technological advancement for their respect..

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Learn Lessons from COVID-19, and Better Blend Digital Learning into Future Classroom Education, urges Wriggle

Press Release Learn Lessons from COVID-19, and Better Blend Digital Learning into Future Classroom Education, urges Wriggle Media Links Research into schools’ and parents’ experiences during COVID-19 reveals: Schools reported; Only 57% of schools reported students had devices fit for remote learning Half of schools only integrated digital platforms into teaching and learning from March 2020 One third of schools do not have a central platform for sharing resources and lessons 44% of schools feared that their digital learning processes were not GDPR compliant 86% of schools see increased staff engagement where digital learning is well integrated with classroom education Parents reported; 40% of parents felt that they had to become a substitute teacher Over a quarter (28%) saw inconsistent school communications As a result, 62% of parents described their children’s digital learning experience during lockdown as difficult Parents and teachers are calling on bette..

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Amsterdam District Court Decides In Favor of Proctorio and University of Amsterdam

Press Release Amsterdam District Court Decides In Favor of Proctorio and University of Amsterdam Media Links Win for Proctorio and online education as a whole. Students of UvA and other similar universities can now continue their education from their own home without sacrificing integrity or the validity of the degrees they earned. With the rapid spread of COVID-19, universities all over the world have been forced to transfer their physical learning environments to digital settings. The University of Amsterdam is no exception. Through their partnership with Proctorio, they are able to administer all proctored exams and quizzes to their students remotely through Proctorio's learning integrity platform. However, their students expressed concerns over privacy and exam alternatives and took their case to the Amsterdam District Courts. On Thursday, June 4th, summary proceedings took place at the District Court in Amsterdam about the use of Proctorio software at UvA and..

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D2L Wins Two CODiE Awards for 2020

Press Release D2L Wins Two CODiE Awards for 2020 Media Links Second Year in a Row That Brightspace has Been Chosen by CODiE LONDON, UK – Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that Brightspace has once again been named a CODiE award winner by the Software and Information Industry Association, based in Washington, D.C. D2L logoBrightspace is the winner in two categories: Best K-12 Learning Management Solution, and Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff. The CODiE awards are a peer-recognition programme founded in 1986 to evaluate and promote excellence in the software and information industries. Due to COVID-19, the awards were presented as part of a virtual celebration on May 18 and 19, 2020. “We are delighted with this news and to receive recognition from peers in the software industry is truly high praise.” said John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. “This back to back win is especially gratifying because it reflects our..

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