At a recent event sponsored by the White House, the National Science Foundation and the Networking and Information Technology R&D programme, SAP AG has been recognized for its collaborative efforts to enable real-time personalized medicine through innovation with Stanford University and the National Center for Tumor Diseases Germany.
Dassault Systèmes has announced the signing of an acquisition agreement for an 84% controlling interest in Real-Time Technology AG (RTT) which is the provider of professional high-end 3D visualization software, marketing solutions and computer-generated imagery services, benefiting from the development of the fast-growing marketing automation market.
Ixia has announced the completion of acquiring Net Optics, which is the provider of total application and network visibility solutions. With the addition of Net Optics’ product portfolio, Ixia will offer industry-leading, comprehensive network visibility and security solutions, giving enterprises and service providers a single resource to address all of their application and network visibility needs.
Focussing on the needs and challenges for Project Management in the global building and construction industry, Unitec’s Faculty of Technology and Built Environment has introduced a Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management. The nine-month programme is an intensive course specially planned and designed for qualified engineering graduates. It aims to enhance the knowledge, understanding and ability of the students to apply the skills of engineering more effectively across a variety of significant roles in construction organizations.
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation has announced its commitment to TrueNorth partners by extending its accelerator program on new Archive, Backup and Consolidation (ABC) solution deals. The global program now offers exclusive partner rewards for incremental deals that align with Hitachi Data Systems strategic data management and cloud storage solutions.
As per a latest update, the online streaming service for Indian cinema and television, Spuul has announced to engage with movie enthusiasts with its announcement of a new premium pack, Premium Lite. With this pack, subscribers will get unrestricted access to all the premium content on Spuul for a month at Rs.120. The “Lite” plan comes with advertisements.
According to Ovum’s Social Media Outsourcing 2014 Trends to Watch report, social media is already a must for CRM vendors and enterprises alike. The report predicts that both ends of the social media maturity spectrum will drive new opportunities; outsourcers will look to take social media agents out of silos and train them with additional skills, or recruit multi-channel agents; and privacy concerns and perceptions exacerbated by leaked intelligence information will result in outsourcers helping enterprises to craft strategies that ensure this does not impact their reach and customer retention.