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Humor Powers Collaboration and Innovation in Freight
Hammer Down
Humor Powers Collaboration and Innovation in Freight
June 13, 2024

The freight industry is experiencing a wave of innovative approaches to tackle its longstanding challenges. With the market grappling with issues such as fluctuating rates and high turnover, unconventional solutions are becoming increasingly popular. Reed Loustalot, a prominent figure in this field, has introduced humor and creativity into freight management, gaining attention with his…

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Educational Technology: Innovations Beyond Classroom Walls
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Educational Technology: Innovations Beyond Classroom Walls
June 05, 2024

With technological advancements driving significant change in the educational landscape, these changes are extending beyond traditional classroom boundaries. The more recent shift in educational technology was fueled in adapting to a post-pandemic world, where the integration of technology into education has become essential. The pandemic underscored the importance of innovative teaching methods and tools,…

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Maestro Cloud & On Premises All-In-One PMS Showcasing Game Changing Innovations for Independents at HITEC
Hospitality
Maestro Cloud & On Premises All-In-One PMS Showcasing Game Changing Innovations for Independents at HITEC
June 04, 2024

As a 20-year platinum sponsor of the hospitality industry’s premier technology tradeshow, the hotel industry’s preferred provider of property-management solutions for independent hotels will be available at Booth 1844 June 24 to 27 MARKHAM, Ontario, June 4, 2024 — Maestro PMS, the hotel industry’s leading Web Browser based cloud and on-premises all-in-one property-management system, will…

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Comprehensive Tech Solutions Drive Efficiency in Dredge Logistics
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Comprehensive Tech Solutions Drive Efficiency in Dredge Logistics
May 28, 2024

The latest episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, dives deep into the complexities of dredge logistics with Toni Careccio, the Chief Customer Officer at PortPro. This discussion couldn’t be more timely in a world where supply chain efficiency is paramount. With many dredge companies still relying on outdated methods such as paper…

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Crystal Springs Resort Re-engages Maestro PMS’ All-In-One Multi-Property Solution to Boost Hotel and Spa Operations
Hospitality
Crystal Springs Resort Re-engages Maestro PMS’ All-In-One Multi-Property Solution to Boost Hotel and Spa Operations
May 21, 2024

After a brief hiatus, the premier golf and spa destination returns to Maestro PMS to improve on-property communications and unify operations; Visit Maestro in Booth #1844 at HITEC Charlotte. MARKHAM, Ontario — May 21, 2024 — Nestled in the Appalachian Valley is the Crystal Springs Resort featuring two hotels – Minerals Hotel and Grand Cascades…

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K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
Education & EdTech
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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When Human Resources Goes Global: How Multinational Corporations Can Align Company Culture Across Borders
Business Services
When Human Resources Goes Global: How Multinational Corporations Can Align Company Culture Across Borders
May 16, 2024

In the rapidly globalizing world of business, human resources (HR) play a pivotal role not just in managing personnel but in shaping corporate strategy and culture across international borders. Chuck Heaton, the Vice President of Human Resources at PERMA-PIPE, brings to light the complexities and nuances of managing HR on a global scale, drawing…

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From Team Building to Brand, Content and Traffic: The Secrets to Building a Successful Digital Marketing Agency
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From Team Building to Brand, Content and Traffic: The Secrets to Building a Successful Digital Marketing Agency
May 16, 2024

In an era where digital marketing is pivotal for business success, entrepreneurs face the daunting task of not just navigating this complex industry, but also building and sustaining a dynamic team. Matthew Cretzman, at the helm of Stormbreaker Digital, shares his five-year journey marked by trials, learning, and unexpected hurdles—a journey resonating with many…

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Leveraging Economic Shifts and Corporate Knowledge can Unlock New Opportunities in Emerging Markets
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Leveraging Economic Shifts and Corporate Knowledge can Unlock New Opportunities in Emerging Markets
May 16, 2024

Identifying and capitalizing on emerging market opportunities is crucial for entrepreneurs and investors in today’s fast-paced global economy. With entrepreneurship in Latin America echoing the boom of Silicon Valley during the dot-com era, today’s episode dives into the dynamic growth and untapped opportunities in this vibrant region. Amidst this backdrop, what drives successful navigation…

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Supporting Staff Wellbeing
Education & EdTech
Supporting Staff Wellbeing
May 14, 2024

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies. In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, join host Dr. Amy Grosso as she sits down with Shannon Jenkins, M.Ed., Coordinator of Mental Health at Thompson School District in Loveland, Colorado. Together, they delve into the crucial topic of supporting staff wellbeing within…

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Empowering Women with Former Ambassador Lisa Gable: Why Individual Actions Have the Power to Change the World
Education & EdTech
Empowering Women with Former Ambassador Lisa Gable: Why Individual Actions Have the Power to Change the World
May 14, 2024

As global challenges grow increasingly complex, the importance of individual action and the ripple effect it creates in the world has never been more critical. Former ambassador Lisa Gable explores this theme in a powerful conversation on the latest episode of DisruptED. Amidst ongoing global disruptions from technology and geopolitical tensions, the conversation delves…

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Minimising Waste, Maximising Reusability of Returned Items: Streamlining the Returns Process with Two Boxes
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Minimising Waste, Maximising Reusability of Returned Items: Streamlining the Returns Process with Two Boxes
May 10, 2024

As ecommerce continues to dominate retail, the efficiency of handling returns becomes crucial for customer satisfaction and operational sustainability. The return rates for online purchases are significantly higher than those for brick-and-mortar stores, underscoring a major challenge for online retailers. In this environment, investing in technology to streamline the returns process is essential for…

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Detroit’s Draft Week Success: Hotels Can Bank on Event Tourism by Working in Conjunction with Major Events
Hospitality
Detroit’s Draft Week Success: Hotels Can Bank on Event Tourism by Working in Conjunction with Major Events
May 08, 2024

During the NFL draft week in Detroit last month, the city achieved an unprecedented spike in hotel revenues, marking a significant milestone in its economic landscape. This surge is a reflection of a broader trend seen in other major cities during major events. It further demonstrates just how impactful event-driven tourism is on local…

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Hoteliers, Integration Partners Applaud Maestro PMS’s Innovative, All-In-One Technology
Hospitality
Hoteliers, Integration Partners Applaud Maestro PMS’s Innovative, All-In-One Technology
May 01, 2024

NEW tools take center stage at the company’s largest Users’ Conference on record, including embedded payments, learning management, client incentives and more Markham, Ontario, May 1, 2024 — Independent hoteliers gathered in Toronto last month to attend “Accelerate 2024”, a user’s conference hosted by  Maestro PMS, the preferred Web Browser based cloud and on-premises all-in-one…

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Hotel Managers Can Maximize Operational Technologies Effectiveness with Diverse Training Approaches
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Hotel Managers Can Maximize Operational Technologies Effectiveness with Diverse Training Approaches
April 29, 2024

As the hospitality industry continues to embrace digital transformations, hotels are increasingly deploying new operational technologies designed to enhance efficiency and guest satisfaction. However, the transition is not always seamless. Staff, particularly in critical roles such as housekeeping, often struggle to adapt to these innovations, which aren’t always intuitive. This challenge highlights a crucial…

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5 Ways Learning Management Systems Embedded in Your PMS Help Jump-Start Onboarding
Hospitality
5 Ways Learning Management Systems Embedded in Your PMS Help Jump-Start Onboarding
April 25, 2024

Hoteliers planning on new hires and seasonal hires must focus on shorter lessons, interactive experiences, and providing accessible learning tools to workers.  By Warren Dehan Independent hoteliers are looking for impactful ways to train tomorrow’s workers – and fast. Hotel leaders must find ways to shorten training time and improve worker decision-making, starting with how…

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Emotional Healing and Resilience: Dr. Ted Wiard’s Insights on ‘Through the Storm’
Business Services
Emotional Healing and Resilience: Dr. Ted Wiard’s Insights on ‘Through the Storm’
April 25, 2024

Navigating through significant personal loss and trauma requires more than just time; it demands emotional healing and resilience. The latest episode of Through the Storm tackles this complex topic with guest Dr. Ted Wiard, the Clinical Director and Founder of Golden Willow Counseling, who shares his profound experiences and professional expertise in overcoming life-altering…

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Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
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Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still…

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A Notable Shift in the Extended Stay Hotels Market is Poised to See More Growth with A Few Key Changes
Hospitality
A Notable Shift in the Extended Stay Hotels Market is Poised to See More Growth with A Few Key Changes
April 18, 2024

How can hotels adapt to the evolving demands of guests who seek more than just basic amenities during extended stays?  While the hotel industry saw economic downturns in 2020 and 2021, many brands today are adapting to market changes in the extended-stay hotel segment. This segment, which also saw a decline, particularly saw a…

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Tech-Mom Journey: From CERT to Stars, Inspiring the Next Generation with Desiree Baccus
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Tech-Mom Journey: From CERT to Stars, Inspiring the Next Generation with Desiree Baccus
April 18, 2024

In a world where technology and communication are paramount, the story of Desiree Baccus stands as a testament to the power of curiosity and adaptability. As a single mother who delved into the tech world to inspire her children, Baccus’ journey from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to the realms of amateur radio…

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