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KnowledgeAdvisors Publishes a Brand New Book for Human Capital Libraries Worldwide

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced the publication of a brand new book titled ‘Human Capital Analytics: Measuring and Improving Talent Development – 2nd Edition’ (ISBN-13: 978-1595716446) by its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Kent Barnett and Jeffrey Berk respectively.

Gogo’s Crazy Bones given a Brandjolt to Energize their U.S. Re-Launch

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re wondering who is behind the dynamic U.S. re-launch of Gogo’s Crazy Bones – the #1 promotional toy of 2009 and 2010 in Europe, South America, Mexico, and key Asian markets – look no further than Brandjolt, LLC. Chosen by the brand’s worldwide promotional licensor and exclusive producer, PPI Worldwide, Brandjolt is a promotions and advertising agency.

It’s an Informal Learning World After All!

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced a set of valuable resources to help learning practitioners measure their informal learning investments.

KnowledgeAdvisors is a Bersin & Associates Learning Leader!

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, has been officially selected as a Bersin & Associates Learning Leader for 2011 in the Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Management category.

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.

KnowledgeAdvisors Launches Winners of First Ever Best Performance Awards

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today proudly announced Sprint and New Horizons Computer Learning Centers as recipients in their premier Best Performance awards. Sprint and New Horizons were recognized by KnowledgeAdvisors for top Corporate University and top Customer Education provider respectively.

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.

JF McCarthy Authors the First Guidebook to Integrate the Benefits of Project Management PMBOK Methodology into Construction Management for Industry Wide Improvement

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pareto announces a new guidebook that integrates the internationally proven PMBOK® project management knowledge areas and process into construction management to bring construction managers’ skills to the next level: ‘Construction Project Management – A Managerial Approach’ (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by J.F. McCarthy.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Autumn 2010 Focusing on Evolving the Functional, User and Informal Learning and Program Measurement Experience

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released the Autumn 2010 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R). Metrics that Matter is a talent development reporting and analytic system.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Opening of Singapore Office and Extends Reach in Asia-Pacific

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, announces the opening of a brand new office in Singapore in January 2011. Continuing the expansion of its global footprint, its Singapore office will represent its Asian-Pacific hub of business activities.

Affinity Healthcare Adds New Physicians

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare, the employed physician group of Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL is pleased to announce the addition of two Internal Medicine physicians to its 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL office.

Shayna Swanson Presents Solo Contemporary Circus Show – First Evidence

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘First Evidence,’ a solo, contemporary circus show created by Shayna Swanson, founder and artistic director of Aloft – Chicago’s ‘most badass contemporary circus company’ – will debut this December. Simple props and a deceivingly minimal stage highlight Swanson’s signature power and intensity as she magnifies life’s fleeting and defining moments.

Windy City Woman of Color, NFP 2nd Annual Diamond Awards to Honor Women of Color in Chicago on November 13, 2010

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Windy City Woman of Color, NFP an exclusive network for professional multicultural women in the Chicagoland area will be hosting its 2nd Annual Diamond Awards, which pays tribute to women of color who have made a positive impact on the community through their corporate and philanthropic efforts.

KnowledgeAdvisors Wins CLO Award for Procter and Gamble Sales Training Measurement Strategy

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, is the proud recipient of the Bronze Award for the CLO Excellence in Customer Service category.

A New Way to Stay in Shape This Fall in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All City Sportz Corp., a brand new Chicago based adult recreational sports group, is announcing their grand opening with the launch of Men’s pick-up basketball. This highly organized program allows individuals the opportunity to stay in shape while enjoying basketball without season commitments and provides a flexible play-as-you-pay registration process.

A Trend Continues: Another CLO of the Year Winner is a KnowledgeAdvisors Client

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today proudly congratulates Tamar Elkeles, Vice President of Qualcomm Learning and Development Center, who was named 2010 CLO of the Year by Chief Learning magazine at the Fall 2010 Chief Learning Symposium.

Ancona Jewelers Launches New Collection – Sip, Savor and Sparkle

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a night out with the girls? Ancona Jewelers is excited to announce a launch party for a brand new, beautiful and versatile collection – 18k925 – an addition to the Tacori brand. This event takes place on October 21 from 6-9 p.m. at Ancona Jewelers, 1570 West Lake Street, Addison, IL.

Lion Technology Presenting Hazardous Waste Management Fall Workshops for Midwest Companies

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. An Illinois recycling facility faces a $700,000 fine for violating the RCRA hazardous waste regulations (EPA 5/6/10). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop regionally throughout September.

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.

Lion Technology Environmental Health and Safety Training Helps Facilities Avoid Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 cited an Illinois recycling facility for the improper management of hazardous waste and proposed a penalty for non-compliance with the EPA Hazardous Waste Regulations in excess of $700,000.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Its Annual 2010 Regional User Group Dates and Locations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the largest provider of talent measurement solutions, is pleased to announce the dates and locations for its annual 2010 Regional User Groups where Metrics that Matter users are enabled to take their measurement practices one bold step further.

KnowledgeAdvisors Celebrates its Ten Year Anniversary

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, celebrated ten years of world-class performance this July. In 2000, Kent Barnett founded KnowledgeAdvisors. The inspiration behind KnowledgeAdvisors arose from his dissatisfaction by the lack of measurement solutions available to express the relationship between the real impact of training and organizational performance.

KnowledgeAdvisors Adds Two Prestigious Members to Its Advisory Board

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, Inc. announced today that David Vance and Frank Anderson will be joining their renowned Advisory Board. Vance and Anderson will ensure KnowledgeAdvisors remains focused on executive level talent development reporting and analytics in the public and private sector.

KnowledgeAdvisors Investigates Importance of Informal Learning in Organizations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. 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 informal learning.

Learning Measurement Seminar Hosted by KnowledgeAdvisors and Bersin and Associates

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the largest provider of talent measurement solutions, and Bersin and Associates, the only research and advisory firm focusing on enterprise learning and talent management, will host a complimentary breakfast briefing, Innovation in Learning Measurement: High-Impact Measurement Framework, on August 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Words of the Founders by Paul Rosenberg – A New Book Release

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Words of the Founders’ (ISBN: 978-0979987731), a new book by Paul Rosenberg, author of the counter-culture classic ‘A Lodging of Wayfaring Men,’ is released for sale today by Ascoli Publishing and Vera Verba Publishing. Rosenberg has assembled 570 timely and poignant quotes from America’s Founding Fathers.

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.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Two Promotions

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce two key staff promotions from within the organization. Timothy W. Polz, a Senior Project Developer for the past three years has been promoted to Vice President and General Counsel. In his new role, Tim will oversee all aspects of company operations with a focus on business, finance, administration and legal matters.

Affinity Healthcare LLC Adds Neurology Specialty

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove announces the addition of a Neurology specialist to its cadre of 34 physicians. Dr. Daniel B. Cacioppo, MD will treat patients by appointment at the Affinity Healthcare LLC office located at 1450 Busch Parkway, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter v12.0 Focusing on Usability, Engagement and Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released V12.0 of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter(R) Metrics that Matter(R) is an on-demand, SaaS (Software as a Service) Human Capital Analytics system that allows you to cost-effectively measure and increase the impact of your human capital processes from recruiting to leadership development.

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn the Latest DHS/DOT Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations.

KnowledgeAdvisors Named Finalist by U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Blue Ribbon DREAM BIG Small Business Award as named by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

KnowledgeAdvisors System Interoperability adds SkillSoft’s SkillPort Integration and Updates GeoLearning GeoMaestro

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has added SkillSoft’s (NASDAQ: SKIL) SkillPort(TM) Learning Management System to their very successful system interoperability program. In addition, support of GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro 5 Series LMS Suite has been added. The program allows companies with investments in learning management systems, such as SkillSoft’s SkillPort, GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro(TM) and others.

Designer Allie Yoko Launches Athletic Apparel Company – White Iguana Apparel

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designer Allie Yoko has combined her Black Orchid Fashion line into a new athletic apparel company known as White Iguana Apparel (wiapparel). Allie has created this apparel with 94 percent viscose from organic microfiber bamboo fabric that was woven in the USA and produced by garment manufacturers in the USA.

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Launches New Website: Reaching Voters in New and Exciting Ways

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., the incumbent candidate for Illinois 2nd Congressional district, has launched his new Website. The site focuses on new Web strategies to increase the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts for the campaign. The new Website encourages supporters to share their ideas with the Congressman, participate in polls and attend fundraising events.

KnowledgeAdvisors Research Provides Revealing Glimpse into Employee Competency Strengths and Weaknesses

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a new benchmark research report analyzing employee competency rating patterns. The research utilized KnowledgeAdvisors Metrics that Matter analytics tool and its Talent and Performance Measurement Multi-Rater capability to easily create the rater network, distribute the competency instruments, and report the data.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces 8th Annual Symposium: Optimizing the Performance of People

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced the 8th Annual Symposium with the theme Optimizing the Performance of People. The Symposium will be the premier event in 2010 bringing together organizations striving to develop world-class workforces through effective measurement and industry leaders in learning and talent measurement.

TZ Locking Technology Featured on the Dell Adamo XPS

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telezygology Inc. (TZ) today announces that TZ Intevia(R) technology is featured in the Dell Adamo XPS ultra-thin premium laptop product to electronically secure the lid and, with the swipe of a finger, allow user access. Designed and engineered with assistance from TZ’s product development subsidiary, Product Development Technologies (PDT), the Adamo now claims the ‘world’s thinnest notebook’ crown.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Performance Optimization Framework Using Six Sigma to Measure Human Capital Effectiveness

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released a methodology and toolset to measure human capital effectiveness known as the Performance Optimization Framework. The Performance Optimization Framework is grounded in Six Sigma and is designed to help organizations improve the effectiveness of their talent development process.