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Page 5 of Reports and Studies News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



KnowledgeAdvisors Presents Landmark Approach to Reporting Talent and Development Metrics

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced the release of its new white paper, ‘Talent Development Reporting Principles: Proving Value with Consistent, Clear and Uniform Reports,’ available for immediate complimentary download.

As California Foreclosures Rise, Foreclosure Investment Flourishes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure news industry, revealed that while California foreclosures are up significantly since the beginning of the year, foreclosures in California are taking up to a year to reach the market.

More Expensive Houses Entering Foreclosures

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings reports foreclosure home statistics and the average price of a foreclosure home in states and cities that had higher home prices entering foreclosures in the first quarter of 2011.

Intelligent Mail Barcode White Paper Released by Ballantine Corporation

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation announced this week the launch of a new white paper – ‘Intelligent Mail Barcode 101.’ It discusses the benefits, requirements and how it works. Until recently, the United States Postal Service (USPS) had planned to make the Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMB) a requirement by May 2011.

White Paper Explores Impact of Workforce Regulations on Federal Contractors

DES MOINES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing in 2010 that it would increase enforcement efforts, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) appears to be in hot pursuit of workforce diversity compliance among federal contractors and their subs. So writes construction-industry recruiting expert and BirdDog VP of Marketing Doug Mitchell in a newly released white paper.

To Quicken Pace of New Service Rollout, Telecoms Turning to Open Source Software, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Open source software – software that is available in compiled and source code formats and is downloadable free of charge over the Internet – is quietly being adopted by telecommunications carriers for use in their internal operational systems as well as in their customer-facing service delivery platforms, says a new market analysis study from Insight Research Corp.

One Year After Macondo Well (Deepwater Horizon) Disaster, Study Finds That Employees Stop Fewer Than 2 of 5 Observed Unsafe Operations

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A great number of accidents and injuries could have been prevented if someone had simply ‘spoken up.’ The prevalence and magnitude of this problem often gives rise to public frustration and, at times, indignation. To better understand why employees so frequently choose not to say anything in the face of potential disaster, The RAD Group conducted a large scale study of ‘Safety Interventions.’

Changing Market Indicated It Could Be the Best Time to Buy a Foreclosure

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure information industry, reports that rising mortgage costs and declining foreclosures in many areas signals that now could be the best chance homebuyers have to save money on discount foreclosure homes.

U.S. Businesses Will Spend $237 Billion on Managed Telecommunications Services Over Five Years, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While U.S. business spending on wireline telecommunications services are expected to grow in low single-digit percentages over the next five years, spending on managed services is expected to grow at a compounded rate of 12 percent over the period, says a new market study from Insight Research.

CheapOair Introduces Travel Trend Data

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair launched two additions to its site, the Top 50 Destinations and the Top 25 City Pairs pages. The lists tally travel trend data on the Top 50 Destinations and Top 25 Travel Routes most searched by customers on CheapOair.com as well as the lowest fares to those cities. Each Tuesday morning the lists are updated so it’s easy to stay in touch with current hot spots – both domestically and internationally.

Some States Provide Best Value for Foreclosure Properties

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureWarehouse.com calls attention to future homeowners to some states with the best price values of foreclosure properties. Foreclosure Warehouse statistics show that the top states that had the lowest prices in the beginning of the 2011 compared to the same time in 2010 reveal advantageous situations for those who are looking for a new property.

California’s Top Cities with Homes in Foreclosure – 2011 A Record Year?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Data Online reports data for the top California cities and the change since the previous month. Facing more foreclosures, California, already the region’s number one State for foreclosures reveals the top 10 cities that made the state number one in foreclosures (and its difference between second places).

Top 5 States with More Foreclosures in 2011 from 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureListings.com reports data that shows alarming statistics about five states that had more foreclosures in them from 2010 to 2011 and the average price of a home in foreclosure. Struggling with job losses and loans worth more than their home’s value, almost 5 million borrowers are at least two months behind on their mortgages.

Get More Bang for your Measurement Buck with Metrics that Matter

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced it has released a brand new research report which examines Metrics that Matter®’s (MTM) tangible value through the eyes of its industry leading clients.

Worldwide Telecommunications Industry Revenue to Top $25.6 Trillion Over Five Years, says Insight Research

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the unsteady state of the domestic US economy, the worldwide telecommunications industry is expected to continue expanding over the next five years as continued spending by consumers and businesses for wireless services, especially in emerging markets, drives industry revenue growth, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation.

Spending by Businesses on Telecommunications Services Hit $146 Billion in 2010, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite a sluggish economy and little or no hiring in many industries, the US telecommunications industry revenue prospects appear bright with total spending by all US businesses on telecommunications services forecasted to exhibit double-digit growth over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research.

Business Expansion, Improved Employment the Cure for Home Foreclosures?

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The foreclosure trends are again in today’s news, and according to data compiled by Foreclosure Warehouse, this situation seems as though it is not going to get any better regardless of how much the government tries to help, until more jobs are created and sustained.

Dwindling Home Equity Forces Homeowners to Examine Options

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ABCD Publishing announced this week the release of RemodelOrMove.com’s U.S. Homeowner Sentiment Report for Spring 2011. It reveals that homeowners who are interested in remodeling or expanding their homes have limited options. Of the 5,000 homeowners surveyed, today the average amount of home equity is $106,000 compared to $176,000 in 2009.

Foreclosure Filings 2010 Statistics Show No Shortage of Foreclosed Homes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Record numbers of foreclosures hit the market in 2010, as well as record numbers of people looking to buy them, reports Foreclosure Deals, a leading online provider of foreclosure news and information, in a year-end Foreclosure Filings 2010 review. The record-breaking trend of 2009 continued throughout the year, as foreclosures have remained high and many experts are expecting them to climb even higher in 2011.

Telecommunications Private Line Services Revenue Growth to Resume in 2013, says Insight Research

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Though the $36 billion private line services market is expected to show little growth in 2011, demand for new private lines is expected to rebound in the years ahead as new 4G wireless applications increase demand, says a market analysis study from Insight Research.

Ballantine Releases Report on Direct Marketing Trends for 2011

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ballantine Corporation remains on the cutting-edge of direct marketing trends. Its latest addition to its growing collection of direct marketing reports is, ‘Direct Marketing Trends for 2011 – Marketing with a Technological Upgrade.’

Alignment and Relevance: The Products of Effective Training Needs Assessment

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report providing benchmark information about how Learning and Development (L&D) and Human Resources (HR) organizations utilize Training Needs Assessments to improve the development of their employees.

Pundit: Self-Storage is Poster Child for America’s Addiction to Excess

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Market and economic commentator Peter Grandich has long stated that one of the biggest maladies with the American economy is our obsession with ‘stuff.’ The boom in the self-storage industry, he says, is symbolic of our addiction to excess.

Revenue Growth for Cable System Operators Hinges on Pushing Telecom Services into Businesses, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the next five years, the U.S. cable TV industry is expected to generate nearly $700 million in new revenue by providing telecommunications services to small, medium and large enterprises, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. While this new revenue stream appears substantial, it is only a tiny fraction of the $130 billion spent annually by businesses on telecommunications services.

Industry Report Reveals Home Remodeling Projects Shrink as Homeowners Worry; But News Is Not All Bad

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that homeowners continue to scale back on remodeling projects in response to concern over the economy. ‘We release these industry reports every six months based on a survey of 5,000 homeowners who are considering changing their home – either remodeling or moving,’ says Dan Fritschen, founder.

To Reach, Perchance to Kill the Cancer: A Soliloquy from Epeius Nanotechnologies Opposes that ‘Sea of Troubles’

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the emerging field of targeted genetic medicine, reports the publication of a landmark paper in clinical oncology. Following up on its advanced U.S. Phase I/II clinical trials of Rexin-G in chemo-resistant metastatic pancreatic cancer (Molecular Therapy, 2010, 18: 435-441), which gained both Orphan Drug and FDA Fast Track Status, this new paper documents the molecular mechanisms-of-action of Rexin-G.

Gold Strike! Mining L-and-D Data

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report investigating the current state of talent management analytics and determining how and to what extent organizations are mining their data to extract value.

Easy to Build, Quick to Deploy, Mashups Apps to Generate More than $100 Billion for Telcos Over the Next Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2010, telecommunications carriers worldwide are expected to generate just over $1 billion in new revenue by helping build and deploy mashups, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The term ‘mashup was first used to describe the smart mixing of disparate musical tracks to create a new entertainment experience.

Bank Foreclosure Homes Up 38 Percent in Past Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank Foreclosures Sale, an online leader in the bank owned homes listings and foreclosure information industry, announced today that bank foreclosures were up 5 percent in the second quarter of 2010. With 269,960 bank repossessions recorded, a new quarterly record was set for bank repossessions, which are up a staggering 38% from the second quarter of 2009.

Center Releases Report on New Jersey Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During the past two years, twenty-six New Jersey agencies that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project. The Beyond Diversity Resource Center issued a report today which shows that the participating agencies have made substantial Progress in their efforts to provide culturally competent services to their clients.

US Hispanics Will Spend $257 Billion on Telecommunications Services over the Next Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the next five years, US Hispanic communities will spend $257 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for 17 percent of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Early analysis of Census 2010 data suggests that Hispanics will surpass the 50 million mark and that they will command over $1 trillion in buying power.

KnowledgeAdvisors Study of Manager Engagement Reveals Intriguing Insights Relevant to Development of Successful Employees

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a brand new research report analyzing the effect of managers upon the development of their talent pool. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of manager engagement.

Compton Votes for Community Control of Its Police Resources

CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff’s department.

Enterprise Spending on Carrier Ethernet Services Will Top $37 Billion Over Five Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — US enterprises and consumers are expected to spend more than $37 billion over the next five years on Ethernet services provided by carriers, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. With metro-area and wide-area Ethernet services readily available from virtually all major data service providers, the market is expected to grow at a compounded rate of almost 25 percent.

Advanced Phase I and Phase II Studies of Targeted Gene Delivery Confirm That Rexin-G Impacts Survival in Chemotherapy-resistant Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma (ASCO 2010)

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announces the results of the clinical trial entitled ‘Advanced Phase I/II Evaluation of Tumor-Targeted Gene Delivery: Intravenous Rexin-G as Stand Alone Therapy for Chemotherapy-resistant Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma’ at the ASCO Annual Meeting on June 8, 2010. The presentation will be discussed by Dr. Kristen N. Ganjoo, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto CA.

Epeius Biotechnologies Reports Major Clinical Advances: Noteworthy Clinical Case Studies in Cancer Gene Therapy

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, reports the publication of three major publications in the field. The first article entitled ‘Rexin-G, A Targeted Genetic Medicine for Metastatic Cancer’ (Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, May, 2010) documents the development of Rexin-G: a tumor-targeted retrovector bearing a cytocidal cyclin G1 construct; the first targeted gene therapy vector to gain FDA Fast Track designation and Orphan Drug priorities for multiple cancer indications in the USA.

Ballantine Provides Tips for Choosing Right Vendor for Direct Mail Campaigns

WAYNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct mail continues to be one of the most effective ways to reach a targeted audience. In addition, choosing the right vendor can make or break a direct mail campaign. So, this week the Ballantine Corporation announced that they are offering their expertise in a newly-released white paper that focuses on how to make the best vendor choice.

More than 4 Million Families Face Foreclosure

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Data published by ForeclosureListings comparing February 2010 to January 2010 shows that Texas has witnessed the highest increase in foreclosures with a rise of 35.3 percent, followed by Michigan at 17.54 percent, California at 11.93 percent, and Florida at 4.71 percent increases. Georgia actually showed a decrease of 5.55 percent and Arkansas showed the largest drop in foreclosures down 28.6 percent.

Telecommunications Capital Expenditures Spending to Hit $224 Billion by 2015, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital expenditures (CAPEX) by telecommunications service providers globally is expected to increase at a compounded rate of 2.4 percent, from $199.6 billion in 2010 to $224.5 billion in 2015, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation. According to the new market study, CAPEX in the various global regions will be very uneven with major sectors slowing or declining. However, the global spending picture is expected to remain positive.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.