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Banking Reform in the USA

Between President Obama’s ineffectual proposals and Mitt Romney’s loving embrace, bankers have little to fear from either administration, and that leaves America on perilously thin economic ice. Neil Barofsky, former special inspector general in charge of policing TARP, the bailout’s Troubled Asset and Relief Plan, discusses the critical need to tackle banking reform and avoid another financial meltdown.

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Channel Management Event by Channel IQ

This year saw the return of another successful training event for online channel managers hosted by Channel IQ.  The annual event was held from Wednesday, September 19th – Thursday, September 20th in Chicago, IL and feature an expanded list of presenters including a feature presentation by Gian Fulgoni, Chairman of comScore Inc.  Mr. Fulgoni presentation highlighted the ongoing double-digit growth in online sales and latest data on e-commerce sales trends including shopping patterns consumer behavior patterns. He further commented on how e-retailers should market and merchandise their sites given emerging trends. Channel Management Summit Agenda This years channel management event and summit feature the theme of “Making Business Smarter.” The two day agenda hosted at the Kellogg School of Management and at Channel IQ covered the channel topics of: Marketplaces: Where are they heading & how do we manage them? Showrooming: How can we prevent it? Mobile commerce: How does it affect brands & their channels? Minimum advertised price programs: From MAP basics to state of the art research The event website and full agenda can be found at http://channeliq.com/online-channel-management-summit-2012 Channel Management Event Speakers The annual Channel Management Summit assembled a diverse group of online industry experts, key thought leaders, and advocates from a broad spectrum of verticals in the online retail and manufacturing space to discuss topics relevant to current trend and to the future of online brand protection and...

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Netmark An Interactive Marketing Agency

Founded in 2007, Netmark is a world-class interactive marketing agency that services clients around the globe. At Netmark you’ll find two highly emphasized features that set us apart as a true leader in our industry: “value creation” and “agile marketing” practices. We don’t limit our focus to search engine rankings and website traffic. Our teams are attentive to the real reasons clients hire our firm. In order to achieve our clients’ goals, our marketers implement dynamic advertising strategies that allow for rapid change in a quickly evolving markets. It’s important to know that today’s consumers is changing faster than ever before in world history. This requires that businesses change in order to meet the needs and demands of those they hope to call customers. It’s a changing game. Those that miss that concept get left behind. Tools For the past three and a half years Netmark has developed several proprietary internet marketing tools that are now publicly available. Right now, all Netmark “tool accounts” are FREE, but only for a limited time. After we concluded beta testing, only paid accounts will be available. Beta accounts will remain FREE as our way of saying thanks for helping us test and evaluate the public versions of our tools. Marketing Our marketing teams will research and study the dynamics of your industry so that you can best take advantage of any new...

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Virtual IT Managed Cloud Services

Virtual IT – Worry-Free IT Cloud Services Common or Core Cloud Services The hub of Virtual IT network manage is its cloud application and investment in software for remote monitoring and management (RMM). Virtual IT’s RMM software not only allows monitoring a wide variety of devices, from servers to mobile devices, but proactively monitors (auto detects) and heals devices (scripts) before the use can detect problems or issues. This is a critical feature as devices with frequent use begin to rot (decrease performance) and can be continuously refreshed to maintain performance proactively. In addition, it allows for robust customized scripting as required. The common services are as follows: For Desktops, Notebooks, Servers, and Data Centers: IT System Performance and Health Management 1. Real time 24×7 monitoring & maintenance with relevant metrics to ensure uptime, continuity of operations and problem anticipation for: Network(s), Server(s), PC(s), Website(s) 2. Analysis of warnings and informational alerts concerning: Applications and databases running on server(s) Operating system, services, and server hardware System and network security and intrusion detection Server disk space, utilization, and health Memory usage, virtual memory usage, processor utilization and performance 3. Patch and service pack management Monitor status of Anti-Virus and Windows security updates and pertinent service packs 4. Backup system management Quarterly test restore of data from online backup and/or local tape or drive media. Microsoft Exchange mailboxes Onsite & Offsite...

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