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KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Metrics that Matter Spring 2011: It’s All About You!

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Spring 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter.

Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II: An Action Packed Science Fiction Novel At Its Best

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exciting new novel about inter-dimensional space travel, sexy aliens, a space confederation on the brink of civil war, and computer engineers looking for a way home, has just been released by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5), is a compelling science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Its Annual 2011 Regional User Group Dates and Locations

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a provider of learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, is pleased to announce the dates and locations for its annual 2011 Regional User Groups where Metrics that Matter users are enabled to maximize their measurement practices.

New Legislation Could Slow Illinois Foreclosures Further

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illinois foreclosures dropped sharply in the first quarter, reports ForeclosureDeals, a leading provider of foreclosure news and foreclosure listings. In addition, new measures to fight foreclosures by the state could lead to higher prices for Illinois foreclosures in the near future, making the foreclosure discounts investors are used to harder to come by.

Orsini Healthcare Launches Redesigned Website

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orsini Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of their completely redesigned corporate website, orsinihealthcare.com. The redeveloped site offers a fresh new look with significant improvements in navigation and comprehensive descriptions about Orsini Healthcare’s multiple service offerings.

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.

The Adventure Continues with ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II,’ a New Action-Packed Science Fiction Novel by Jorge Scerba

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5) by Jorge Scerba, just released by Bookstand Publishing, is an action-packed science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

Midwest Wind Energy Suspends Development Activity in Wisconsin

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In view of continued regulatory uncertainty in the State of Wisconsin a leading wind farm developer has announced that it has suspended development activity until a more predicable climate can be restored. Chicago-based Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) has been developing utility scale wind farms in Wisconsin since 2003 and has two of its developed projects operating.

KnowledgeAdvisors Announces Next Generation Executive Reporting for Talent Development

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced it has undertaken a landmark effort in developing a set of Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRP) for L&D measurement.

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.

Residents of Shelby County May Be at Risk for Mine Subsidence

TOWER HILL, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Shelby County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.

Announcing New Wikileaks T-Shirts Leaked by Slamtees

LOVES PARK, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new t shirt by Slamtees, an online t shirt design company, has found the humor in the Wikileaks news story. Slamtees today announced the availability of the Wikileaks T-Shirt. The Wikileaks story has recently dominated headlines. There lots of people on both sides of the issue regarding Wikileaks. Some are in favor and some are against.

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.

A Hidden Peril in Woodford and Marshall Counties

ROANOKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents of Woodford and Marshall counties are being warned about the possibility of mine subsidence damage occurring to homes built over abandoned, underground mines. The warning is being issued by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund. According to Kathy Moran of IMSIF, ‘There are three things consumers in these counties should know: the first is that their homes may be at risk for mine subsidence.’

Homes in Livingston County at Risk for Mine Subsidence

PONTIAC, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The risk of mine subsidence is present for many homeowners in Livingston County, and the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) has initiated a consumer education initiative to address the issue. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.

McLean County Illinois Property Owners Alerted to Mine Subsidence Risk

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some homes in McLean County may be at risk for mine subsidence, according to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF). Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside. Homes built in close proximity to these mines are subject to foundation or structural damage, which may cost thousands of dollars to repair.