MAZeT Promotes Students with Two Scholarships in Germany
MAZeT Supports Education at the College and University in Jena MAZeT Supports Education at the College and University in Jena The performance and reputation of MAZeT as development and production service provider for embedded computing solutions and opto-ASIC designs are based on well-educated and motivated employees. Consequently, acquiring next-generation staff and training employees is considered extremely important in the corporate culture at MAZeT. The creation of a foundation professor for opto-ASIC and mixed signal design by MAZeT GmbH in collaboration with the Ernst Abbe Foundation Jena at Jena College in 2008 was an important step on the way to being able to educate skilled personnel nearby. This initiative was taken another step further with the founding of the „Institute for Integrated Systems“ (http://www.iis.fh-jena.de) at Jena College in January 2010. At the present time, a qualification project is being run in which MAZeT employees are teaching new design and test methods ...
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Pentalog Group: Employee Stock Scheme Increases Quality
The Pentalog Group is Europe’s leading IT-nearshorer and IT-offshorer 56% of the Pentalog“s own capital belongs to its employees Eschborn. The Pentalog group relies on modern compensation systems and a comprehensive stock scheme for employees. In doing so, the group aims to both increase the motivation and consequently the sales volume and also to provide superior project quality. Employees who identify with their company guarantee sustainable business development and a high level of responsibility and loyalty. About 56% of the company“s own capital belongs to its employees. „We combine the benefits of an international group structure with the sense of responsibility and duty of an owner-managed middle-sized enterprise“, says Mircea Popa, Chief Executive Manager of Pentalog Deutschland GmbH. The company“s stocks do not only belong to the management, but also to its junior managers and many software engineers. Popa further illustrates that almost every person in the group could rightfully ...
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RUETZ SYSTEM SOLUTIONS Introduces ‚Test House as a Service‘
Automotive Test Laboratory as a Service Complete Test Laboratory Solutions for On-site Operation at Carmakers and Suppliers RUETZ SYSTEM SOLUTIONS – qualified system integrator for automotive data communication – as of now offers ‚Test Laboratory as a Service‘. With it the test house provides fully equipped test laboratory solutions for the customer that cover bus technologies like CAN, USB, and Ethernet, as well as MOST in all three bandwidths: 25, 50 and 150 Mbit/s. The Ruetz System Solutions Test Development Kit (TDK) offers all options for effective test design, automation and maintenance. „For the customer, the savings thus achieved are not just the result of outsourcing the test,“ Wolfgang Malek, General Manager and Co-founder of Ruetz System Solutions explained. „Rather, it is our extensive project experience as well as test processes and methods that have been optimized for years and derived from the MOST compliance test. Suppliers and carmakers will ...
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e-Spirit: Detailed Website Analysis Directly in the CMS
WebControlling module integrates analytics software from etracker into FirstSpirit CMS DORTMUND, Germany and BOSTON, MA, November 23, 2011 – Analysis of visitor behavior on company websites and real-time response: e-Spirit (www.e-Spirit.com) now offers a new module that extends the FirstSpirit content management system (CMS) with the addition of a convenient tracking solution. The „WebControlling“ module integrates the web analytics software from etracker (www.etracker.com) into FirstSpirit. It allows online editors to utilize all of the solution’s functionalities, identify potential improvements from visitor behavior and quickly optimize websites accordingly (e.g. to increase conversion rates) directly in the CMS. Using graphical statistics and the visualization features Link Clickmap and Click Heatmap, users can see where action is required by checking right in the FirstSpirit preview of a given page, and then make updates on the spot. With the e-Spirit integration solution, companies do not need a separate tracking infrastructure, but instead can just ...

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Marriott expands into China: 25 new hotels in the pipeline
JW Marriott Hotel Shenyang Newswire Service for upcoming hotel projects (5) – Top four hotel groups operate 56 properties in the Middle Kingdom Hamburg, Germany – November 23, 2011 Marriott continues to accelerate in China: The largest project of the US hotel chain is the Macao Studio City Marriott Hotel (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Project Nr. 1.957) with 968 rooms. The casino hotel will be located alongside the famous Cotauis Strip of the gaming megacity and is due to open in autumn 2014. In the former Portuguese colony Macau gaming is a traditional leisure-time activity. At present there are a variety of large-scale projects by the hotel chains Starwood Hotels & Resorts (among others Sheraton and St. Regis), Hilton Worldwide (with Conrad), Marriott Int. and Four Seasons in the pipeline. Marriott International, ranked fourth largest hotel group worldwide, has recently inaugurated the 56th hotel in China: The JW Marriott Hotel Shenyang offers 345 ...
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aycan extends its popular PACS viewer OsiriX PRO
New features in OsiriX PRO version 2.0.10 OsiriX PRO, the new ISO 13485 certified workstation with 64-bit FDA-Clearance and CE-Label as a medical device class IIb, is going to be extended by aycan Digitalsysteme GmbH with more clinical applications and workflow improvements. These are the highlights of the new software version 2.0.10: 1. Hanging Protocols Plug-in The Advanced Hanging Protocols Plug-in is extended with a dedicated viewer for mammography and other digital x-ray images. Besides a substantially improved loading routine, 12 standard sets for mammography will be provided. The creation of user-specific layouts is more flexible, than it was in the previous version. 2. Media Importer Plug-in Importing DICOM CDs has become day-to-day business and is covered well by a standard function of OsiriX PRO. This new plug-in increases the performance even more. Users are now able to selectively import studies/series from CD/DVD into the OsiriX PRO workstation, change metadata ...
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Software Development, Project Competence and Worldwide Services – Pentalog Becomes Microsoft Gold Partner
The Pentalog Group is Europe’s leading IT-nearshorer and IT-offshorer Cloud computing solutions are gaining importance for global business Eschborn. A gold medal represents the pinnacle of an athlete“s career. The Microsoft Gold Partnership for IT companies is of comparable significance. It denotes a high level of technical competency, strategic thinking and practical skills. The Pentalog group, an enterprise that specializes in IT outsourcing, offshoring and nearshoring, has now joined the ranks of these top players. „We are very proud of this partnership“, says Mircea Popa, Chief Executive Manager of Pentalog Deutschland GmbH, „as it proves that we are one of the leading providers of software development in Europe. The premium support by Microsoft associated with this award will enable us to offer our customers even more quality and reliability, particularly in the field of interfaces to the classical office products. Membership in the Gold Partner Program offers a company both ...
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innoSPICE Special Interest Group launch
The bonita Enhanced Innovation and Technology Transfer Model will soon be joining the SPICE community in the form of a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the SPICE User Group called „innoSPICE“. The bonita project (<a href="http://www.bonita-project.eu/)“ rel=“nofollow“>http://www.bonita-project.eu/) partners have been working for 3 years on a process reference and assessment model that can help knowledge-intense institutions generate more innovation while helping investors and research institutions optimize public funds to achieve economic added value. The project’s efforts resulted in the creation of the bonita Enhanced Innovation and Technology Transfer Model. The original idea of an ISO/IEC 15504 conformant evaluation tool for technology transfer and innovation processes grew from Prof. Antanas Mitasiunas, Vilnius University, which was then expounded upon by Dr. Michael Boronowsky with the support of the expert knowledge and excellent transfer structures in the Center for Computing and Communication Technologies (TZI) at University of Bremen in Germany. Since then, the ...

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First at the European Property Awards 2011: For the first time, a German real estate company has been selected as best estate agent in Europe
Berlin Capital Investments Berlin, 22 November 2011. Berlin Capital Investment has become the first German company to receive the European Property Award as Best Real Estate Agency in Europe. Berlin Capital Investments (www.berlin-capital.com), the international business arm of Zabel Immobilien Gruppe for exclusive apartments in Berlin, has been chosen as Best European Estate Agency 2011, replacing last year’s winner and estate agent giant: Savills. „This competition brings together the best companies in the real estate industry such as Quinta Properties from Portugal and Blue Square Immobilier from France. A place in the premier league of European estate agents is justified by our success on the national and international property market,“ says Thomas Zabel, Managing Director of Berlin Capital Investment. The European Property Awards ceremony is one of the most prestigious in the international real estate industry. A renowned jury of over 80 experts, including National Head of the German Real ...
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360 Degree Feedback, Compare your Self Image with your Public Images
Who am I? – A reality to discover. An App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, that will let you discover how other people see you. There are two versions of the App: Basic (up to 10 Other-Raters) and Pro (as many Other-Raters as you like). Each of us sees oneself in a certain way, our so-called self-image. Others, however, who know us from our social or professional environments, also have certain perceptions about who we are and what we are like: our public image, so to speak. With this App you can get feedback about these different viewpoints, based on 100 colloquial terms for personality traits and behavioral characteristics: Just rate yourself (once) and then have others rate you (up to 10 people in the Basic version, as many people as you like in the Pro version). The data are then computed to contrast one“s own perspective with that ...
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SFS Group: Stable websites with CMS from e-Spirit
FirstSpirit as the content platform for 30 websites in 19 countries / Setup of an extranet with SAP portal integration Dortmund, November 21, 2011 – The Swiss SFS Group, worldwide operating manufacturer of molded parts and fastening systems for industrial production, places its international websites on a stable base with the content management system (CMS) FirstSpirit. With the CMS of e-Spirit (www.e-Spirit.com) SFS will manage around 30 international sites. In addition, a new customer extranet will be set up with the CMS and this will also be integrated in the SAP system environment. FirstSpirit will ensure improved web performance at SFS with lower IT and hardware expenditure and cost savings through more efficient editorial processes worldwide. By the end of the year, the new corporate website of the SFS Group will be set up with the content of the services company, SFS services AG and then the Swiss trading group ...

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Fairchild Semiconductor“s OptoHiT? Series Provides Designers Increased Design Margins in High Temperature Industrial Applications
High-resolution photo available on request. High Temperature Optocoupler Series Provides Designers Reliable Isolation and Minimizes System Failure Fürstenfeldbruck – November 21, 2011 – Industrial applications present reliability challenges to designers as a result of the high temperature and tight spaces commonly found in power supplies, motor controls and consumer applications such as chargers and adapters. To combat these reliability challenges, system design engineers need an optocoupler, which allows for more design margins and has stable parameters in high temperature environments. To meet this need, Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high-performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, developed the FODM8801, part of the OptoHiT? series of high temperature phototransistor optocouplers. These devices use Fairchild“s proprietary OPTOPLANAR® coplanar packaging technology to achieve high noise immunity and reliable isolation at high operating temperatures. The FODM8801 consists of an aluminum gallium arsenide (AlGaAs) infrared light emitting diode optically coupled to a ...
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New Sentiment Radar? enables evidence based brand strategies
Frankfurt/M., November 21, 2011 – With the stakeholder landscape in healthcare getting more and more complex, leveraging influencer and decision maker networks is key for the market success. But having even comprehensive information on stakeholder networks doesn“t necessarily mean to know the risks and opportunities within these networks. Mederi is now introducing Sentiment Radar? – a new tool to understand brand awareness in stakeholder networks. Sentiment Radar? enables evidence based network strategies: – understand brand awareness within key influencer networks – identify risks and opportunities for market access, marketing and sales – drive message acceptance and strengthen brand awareness Sentiment Radar? has already proven to boost brand awareness by up to 30%. It is currently applied in more than 30 national markets and 20 therapeutic areas, including oncology, diabetes, cardiology and orphan markets. „The existing results are more than promising and I“m convinced that with Sentiment Radar? our clients will ...

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Sustainable Tourism to be propelled by Renewable Energy
Max Haberstroh, International Tourism Consultant Presentation at the World Travel Market 2011, London In an earlier interview with the Washington Post, public media mogul Ted Turner said: „I think the situation with global climate change is a life-or-death issue for us that we have to get on right away … We“ll be moving from subsidizing a dying smokestack industry to going to clean, renewable electrical power, locally produced. It will be terrific for our economy.“ The human impact on environment and climate has ceased to be regarded as negligible, and Travel & Tourism has its responsibility – now and even more in future. With millions more travellers predicted from emerging powerhouses like China and India, we have only a vague idea of tourism, its energy needs and socio-ecological effects in times to come. Everybody expects – and will keep expecting – that hotel heating, cooling, or illumination are constantly available. ...
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Möller Horcher Public Relations takes on press work in German-speaking countries for ClickSoftware
Offenbach Agency stands out with IT know-how and branch expertise http://www.moeller-horcher.de/en/agency/news/press-releases.html Möller Horcher Public Relations GmbH, an Offenbach-based agency specialised in business-to-business communication for IT and high-tech companies (www.moeller-horcher.de), has acquired a new customer http://www.moeller-horcher.de/en/agency/news/press-releases/en-eigenmeldungen-singleansicht/article/moeller-horcher-public-relations-uebernimmt-fuer-clicksoftware-die-pressearbeit-im-dach-raum.html: Frankfurt-based ClickSoftware Central Europe GmbH (www.clicksoftware.de), a subsidiary of ClickSoftware, Inc., an American company. ClickSoftware is the market leader in automated workforce management and service optimisation solutions. Service http://www.moeller-horcher.de/en/agency/range-of-services.html provider companies of any size can comprehensively optimise their technical field service to both improve productivity and operational efficiency as well as customer satisfaction. ClickSoftware services more than 200 organisations worldwide and across sectors, including well-known companies such as Bosch, Deutsche Telekom, Hewlett Packard, Siemens Power, Sky, Telekom Austria, Unisys, Vodafone and Xerox. With immediate effect, Möller Horcher is taking over press relations http://www.moeller-horcher.de/en/agency/range-of-services/press-relations.html for ClickSoftware Central Europe GmbH throughout Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Stephane Pecenka, Marketing Manager at ClickSoftware Central Europe GmbH, about choosing Möller ...

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