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Equinor Inks Deal for Two Shuttle Tanker Newbuilds

first_imgzoomIllustration; Image Courtesy: Flickr-Kees Torn under CC BY-SA 2.0 license Norwegian oil major Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, has entered into contracts for two newbuilt shuttle tankers with the compatriot shipowner Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (Knutsen). The tankers will be built at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea.The shuttle tankers are intended for the Roncador field, the third largest producing field in Brazil, in which Equinor recently acquired 25 percent interest.The Equinor’s equity production in Brazil is increasing to around 100,000 boe per day, an increase of around 60,000 boe per day, the company said.The newbuilt shuttle tankers will be used to transfer the crude to conventional tankers, and the crude will then be marketed around the world.“We have now secured the long-term solution for the lifting of the Roncador crude,” says Kjetil Johnsen, head of Shipping in Equinor.  “With these modern and fuel-efficient vessels, we will evacuate the crude oil in a safe, sustainable and cost-efficient way.”The vessels are designed for operations in Brazilian waters and will come in operation in 2020.In addition to the new shipping capacity for the Roncador production, Equinor has seven conventional tankers on long term contracts in operation for the Peregrino field.Image Courtesy: Flickr-Kees Torn under CC BY-SA 2.0 licenselast_img read more

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Ontario ticket takes Saturday nights 7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

first_imgTORONTO – A ticket sold in Ontario claimed Saturday night’s $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot.And the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in the Prairies.The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on June 20 will be approximately $5 million.last_img

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Friends of man killed on construction site take to street

first_imgAPTN National NewsFamily and friends of a young man who died on a constructions site in British Columbia have taken to the streets of Saskatoon to raise awareness of his death.They also want the issue of worker safety talked about.APTN’s Chris Stewart has the story.last_img

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AIIMS imposes conditions for holding event doctors term order arbitrary illegal

first_imgNew Delhi: A section of AIIMS faculty members have termed as “arbitrary and illegal” the administration’s imposition of conditions for holding a session to discuss caste discrimination at institutes of higher learning, and said it was an attempt to curb their fundamental rights.The organisers have postponed the event, which was to be held on Monday, in protest and have also sought revocation of the terms. A group of doctors, belonging to the forum AIIMS Front for Social Consciousness, had decided to hold a discussion on the topic “Ambedkar’s views on Social Relations: Caste discrimination in Institutions of Higher Learning” and had written to the administration to book a lecture hall for the same. In its reply, the AIIMS registrar issued certain directions for the event to be conducted. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles”No society/forum/association has been allowed to host or participate in the event. No political discussions should be held. No press/media coverage should be done and no press release should be issued without specific approval of the Director AIIMS, as this is being held within the AIIMS premises,” the conditions stated. Professors from the Hindu college and the IIT-Delhi, besides some faculty members, were scheduled to participate in the event. Also Read – More good air days in Delhi due to Centre’s steps: JavadekarThe response from the administration triggered a resentment among a section of doctors who termed it as an attempt to curb their fundamental rights and held a meeting with the director. In a communique to the AIIMS administration over their response, a senior doctor representing the group said the order was “arbitrary and illegal” by any parameter of democratic governance and that it prompted them to hold a meeting with the director over the proposed meeting. The faculty members said the director conveyed that after the election gets over on May 19, the conditions will cease to exist.last_img read more

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Long legal challenges expected for Valeant despite cutting ties with Philidor

Long legal challenges expected for Valeant despite cutting ties with Philidor The head office and logo of Valeant Pharmaceutical are pictured in Montreal on Monday May 27, 2013. Valeant Pharmaceuticals says it’s cutting all ties with Philidor Rx Services, a partner company at the centre of a controversy about how Canada’s largest publicly traded drug company conducts its business. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press Posted Oct 30, 2015 4:12 am MDT Last Updated Oct 30, 2015 at 3:20 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email MONTREAL – Valeant Pharmaceuticals faces years of legal challenges despite cutting ties with a U.S. mail-order pharmacy at the centre of a controversy about how Canada’s largest publicly traded drug firm conducts its business, say industry observers and the company’s second-largest shareholder.Quebec-based Valeant said it was ending its relationship with Philidor Rx Services after several major U.S. drug-benefit providers announced they were walking away from the specialty pharmacy.Valeant (TSX:VRX) said it had lost confidence in the Hatboro, Pa.,-based company and was exploring relationships with other pharmacies to fill prescriptions for its drugs.“We understand that patients, doctors and business partners have been disturbed by the reports of improper behaviour at Philidor, just as we have been,” CEO Michael Pearson said in a news release Friday.“We know the allegations have also led them to question Valeant and our integrity, and for that I take complete responsibility. Operating honestly and ethically is our first priority, and you have my absolute commitment that we will make it right.”On the Toronto Stock Exchange, Valeant’s shares closed down nearly 18 per cent to $122.04.Valeant did not specify the allegations it was referring to in its statement and declined to clarify or provide additional comment.However, the company’s announcement came after a Bloomberg story reported that former workers it did not identify said they were instructed to change codes on prescriptions so that it would appear that doctors required, or patients wanted, Valeant’s more expensive brand-name drugs — and not their cheaper generic versions.Philidor declined repeated requests for comment on the allegations and would not confirm Valeant’s assertion that it will cease operations.On Monday, when the committee was announced, Philidor issued a statement saying it welcomed the creation of the committee and it was “proud of the company we have built and value our working relationship with Valeant.”Valeant also announced Friday the appointment of former U.S. deputy attorney general Mark Filip to advise a committee it has struck to investigate allegations in a report from Citron Research. The short-selling firm has alleged Valeant set up a network of “phantom pharmacies” as clones of Philidor to trick auditors. Pearson has said the allegations are “completely untrue.”Citron tweeted that it would update its report on Monday. “Dirtier than anyone has reported.”Philidor represented 6.8 per cent of Valeant’s revenue in the third quarter, including large quantities of its toenail fungus medication Jublia. The company only distributed medications in the United States.Activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital — a business partner with Valeant in its failed bid last year for Allergan — offered a spirited defence of the company in a conference call Friday that lasted nearly four hours.Ackman, Valeant’s second-largest shareholder, said he believes it is an undervalued company that will eventually overcome this scandal after two to four years of legal scrutiny.“Life will go on for Valeant,” he said from New York City. “And while this has been a very damaging reputational moment for the company — the dramatic decline in the stock price, the front-page stories, all kinds of negative press about the business and various assertions and attacks — we think the Valeant business is quite robust.”The pharmaceutical industry has a long history of companies, including big-name multinationals that have thrived after paying large fines for repeated and serious violations, he said.He said he expects Valeant’s shares will recover in the coming years as its core business continues to prosper.While he continues to have faith in Pearson and recently met with company employees at a town hall meeting, Ackman said Valeant and its CEO have done a poor job communicating, being transparent and quickly responding to damaging accusations.“Anything less than complete transparency makes the company vulnerable to attack,” he said. “We view it as a compact with shareholders. In exchange for high returns investors are willing to accept complexity so long as there is transparency.”Vicki Bryan, senior analyst of independent research for bond-rating company Gimme Credit, said Valeant’s problems aren’t over with the termination of its relationship with Philidor.“The legal tsunami Valeant has created could loom for years to come considering the number of serious federal probes investigating virtually all of Valeant’s business practices, not to mention civil lawsuits quickly piling up,” she wrote in a report.And without Philidor, she said, Valeant could face a big hole in its revenue generation that can’t be filled immediately by quick acquisition or further drug price hikes.Follow @RossMarowits on Twitter. read more

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UN envoy urges Israelis and Palestinians to accelerate not undermine peace negotiations

“The negotiating teams have been engaged in several rounds of talks and we encourage both sides to accelerate and intensify their discussions,” UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry said in his briefing to the 15-member body. He noted that the international community has long supported the vision of a two-State solution and now has a responsibility to give these efforts a chance. “But the onus to sustain an enabling environment lies with the parties. Both should refrain from actions that risk undermining the prospects on negotiations. “And we urge them to act responsibly and with restraint,” Mr. Serry added. “Concurrently, any substantial political initiative must yield early dividends in the immediate period ahead with tangible improvements to security and socio-economic conditions for Israelis and Palestinians alike.”In this regard, he welcomed a recent Israeli Government decision to increase the number of work permits for West Bank Palestinians by 5,000, and said he looked forward to further steps of economic cooperation and easing restrictions on access and movement of Palestinians. At the same time, he noted that settlement activity continued in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem and reiterated that such actions are “counterproductive.” Clashes between Palestinians and settlers also continued and reports of settler attacks against Palestinian farmers are “particularly worrisome,” he said. “We do not underestimate the challenges ahead and the momentous efforts required to sustain and successfully conclude negotiations within the prescribed timeframe,” said Mr. Serry, who noted that two decades have now passed since the signing of the Oslo Accords. “And yet, 20 years of peace efforts have also demonstrated that fair, reasonable and legitimate solutions can be found for the key issues dividing the parties. It is for the negotiators to identify and narrow these gaps, and for their leaders to take decisions in the best interest of their peoples. And the international community, including key regional stakeholders, must now show unity and resolve in assisting the parties in moving forward.”Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Mr. Serry noted, looks forward to productive meetings later this month of the diplomatic Quartet, which comprises the European Union, Russia, UN and United States, and of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee, which deals with development assistance to the Palestinian people, as well as to constructive debate during this year’s General Assembly. “Words are critical in preparing the ground for peace,” stressed Mr. Serry. “Both leaders are soon to address the General Assembly and we sincerely hope they take the opportunity to reach out to each other’s people in making the case for peace.” read more

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Wärtsilä to boost power supply at Siguiri

first_imgThe technology group Wärtsilä recently announced it is to supply a power plant extension to AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea. This turnkey project consists of three 20-cylinder Wärtsilä 32TS engines running on heavy fuel oil. They will be connected to the existing power plant at site, also supplied by Wärtsilä. The extension is expected to be operational during the second half of 2018 and the total power output at site will be 30.4 MW. The order is booked for the second quarter of 2017.Siguiri, a multiple open-pit oxide gold mine and the largest gold mine in Guinea, is AngloGold Ashanti’s sole operation in the country. AngloGold Ashanti holds an 85% interest in Siguiri with the balance of 15% being held by the Government of Guinea. After two difficult years, the Guinean economy is recovering, with an average projected growth of 5% over the period of 2017-2020, thanks to mining investments, increased food production and electricity service.“This is a significant proof of confidence for Wärtsilä in West Africa,” comments Arnaud Gouet, Regional Director, West Africa, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions. “Wärtsilä is a trusted partner to AngloGold Ashanti at Siguiri Gold mine where we operate the power generation enabling them to focus on their mining operation.”“We selected Wärtsilä for the new power plant at our Geita Mine in Tanzania in 2016 and have again selected Wärtsilä for our Siguiri Project as we have full trust in Wärtsilä’s technology and in their understanding of the criticality of power generation in the operation of such a gold mine,” says Dale Bates, Project Manager, CAR Projects, AngloGold Ashanti. With this project, Wärtsilä will have over 6,800 MW of installed capacity on the African continent. Globally, Wärtsilä’s installed base is over 63 GW in 176 countries.last_img read more

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Robot Discovers 2009 Air France Crash

first_imgMore than two years after Air France Flight 447 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean, a robotic submarine has finally discovered the exact location where the plane hit the ocean floor.The crash, which occurred on New Years Day in 2009, was the worst in the history of the carrier. But the cause of the crash – and the aircraft itself – remained a mystery. Until now, that is.Photos of the plane have been released by the Investigation and Analysis Bureau. Those, combined with the black box remaining in tact, may actually lead investigators to figure out what went wrong on that fateful day.Via CBCAdChoices广告last_img

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Bailout breeds discontent

first_imgThe decision by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to bailout Greece’s flailing economy has dug up divisions among member states.It is clear that the 110 billion-euro package, designed to avert a Greek debt default that could have siginificant ramifications for the EU, is considered the right thing to do among leaders, but they are not happy about doing it.There is even concern that Greece could abuse the rescue package, despite the benvolence of its neighbours.“It is the task of this government to configure this stability pact in such a way as to ensure that it cannot be undermined and that it is strictly adhered to,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, while announcing Germany’s 22.4 billion-euro aid package.“The lessons must be learned from this situation,” she said.The package will go before the German parliament, which has been berated for being too slow to react to the crisis, on Friday.Other countries, including France and the Netherlands have called for a toughening-up of rules to ensure that no other country in the European super-state finds itself in a similar position.“It is important to learn from this situation and to look anew at the European rules of the Stability and Growth Pact,” Dutch Finance Minister Jan Kees de Jager said in a statement.The French Finance Minster Christine Lagarde echoed her Dutch counterpart’s calls.“When it ends up costing you 110 billion euros, you do change your approach,” she told Le Monde newspaper.She also expressed some cynicism about Greece’s willingness and ability to achieve significant reform, rejecting claims that Spain and Portugal could face a similar economic disaster due to their deficits.“They are not at all in the same situation,” Lagarde said.“They did not provide false figures, talk nonsense over their deficits.” Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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Night Cruise by the Greek Gay Support Network

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The Greek and Gay Support Network brings back Summa Sessions with a twist. How about an evening cruise around Melbourne while partying with the latest and traditional Greek tunes, as part of the Greek and Gay’s 20th anniversary?Everyone is welcome; partners, family and friends on Saturday 28 February, from 7.30 pm till midnight, at The Lady Cutler, Pier 9, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands. Limited tickets on sale here https://midsumma.org.au/event/summa-sessionslast_img

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Geek Pick Raspberry Pi 3 Model A Is a Cute Computer

first_img Lyra Is a Handheld Gaming System Powered by a Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi Used to Steal 500 MB of NASA Data Stay on target The hot new way to prepare your kids (or yourself) for the future is education in technology. That could be taking a class to learn how to code. That could be using Nintendo Labo or Lego Mindstorms toys to learn the philosophy of making something yourself. Or that could be straight-up building and programming a PC with a Raspberry Pi.There are lots of models of Raspberry Pi, each offering their own take on the cheap, tiny, and intuitive single-board computer concept. Depending on how much complexity you want, and how much you’re willing to pay, there’s a different version for you. But one of the best recent all-around models is the Raspberry Pi Model A+ ($30).center_img Like its cousins, the Raspberry Pi Model A+ is all about encouraging users to build their own little PCs and learn more about the PC building process. You can use it to make whatever smart device you want as long as the ARM processor (64-bit 1.4GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM2837B0) can handle it, from karaoke machines to Etch-A-Sketches. The 40-pin GPIO headers lets you attach all sorts of sensors and motors to this brain.The Model A+ only has one USB port and no Ethernet port, a step down from pricier versions, but it does have an HDMI port, headphone jack, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and microSD card slot for installing the operating system. The limited 256MB or 512MB memory and lack of overclocking means you’ll want to stick with the modest Raspbian Linux OS for a smooth experience.But again comparing the Model A+, or any Raspberry Pi, to a typical computer is totally missing the point. The real value of this device is how it affordably opens the door for creative and experimental technological engineering anyone can enjoy and learn from.For more on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ check out the extensive review on our sister site PCMag.com. And for other Raspberry Pi products check out these starter kits.More on Geek.com:Geek Pick: Amazon Echo Wall Clock Tells Time With TechGeek Pick: Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote Geek Pick: Casper Glow Is a High-Tech ‘Night Light’ With Soothing Vibeslast_img read more

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RMLD Offers New Solar Rebate Program To Customers

first_imgREADING, MA — RMLD has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) to offer customers a rebate of $1.20 per watt for up to 50% of costs for the installation of solar systems that are 25 kW DC or less.RMLD and DOER will each provide half of the funding for these rebates. The MLP Solar Rebate Program is effective May 20, 2019 through June 30, 2020 or until funding runs out, whichever comes first. All rebate applications for solar systems that are 25 kW DC or less will be processed solely under the MLP Solar Rebate Program while it is in effect.Energy New England (ENE) is administering the program on behalf of DOER and RMLD. Complete program requirements and more information on the application process may be found at https://ee.ene.org/solar/.(NOTE: The above announcement is from the Reading Municipal Light Department.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedRMLD Cuts Ribbon For New Battery Energy Storage SystemIn “Government”RMLD Invites Wilmington Customers To Free Solar Workshop On June 20In “Government”RMLD Invites Customers To Attend Free Electric Car Show In Wilmington On September 15In “Community”last_img read more

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How to Protect Customer Data When Using CreditCard Plugins for Smartphones

first_img Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. March 29, 2012 Limit control over access to those employees who actually take credit card information. Data access and monitoring should be limited to you or your controller. Q: Are those credit card plug-ins for smartphones really PCI compliant? A: First, a primer on Payment Card Industry (PCI) noncompliance. If you fail to protect customers’ credit card data, your business could face hefty–even crippling–penalties and fines from payment processors, and could lose the ability to accept cards altogether. (Then there’s the prospect of facing angry customers demanding to know how fraudulent charges ended up on their credit card statements.)If you think your small operation is too insignificant to bother, think again. According to the PCI Security Standards Council, 80 percent of all credit card security breaches in the U.S. since 2005 have been attributed to small businesses. (For more info, go to PCISecurityStandards.org.)With usage of mobile payments skyrocketing each quarter, understanding and maintaining PCI compliance is vital to protecting your business. As for the security of the hardware attachments (dongles) and software that can turn a smartphone or iPad into a credit card reader, you can breathe easy if you follow PCI rules and common sense, according to Rajat Bhargava, chairman and CEO of StillSecure, a Colorado-based security provider and PCI-compliance expert. Here’s what he suggests.Separate online credit card processing from your business’s main network, ideally with a dedicated computer, smartphone or tablet with its own internet connection. This will reduce the chances of infection from malware downloaded from an e-mail, website or app. Testing Square’s card-processing app on your nephew’s iPhone? That’s a no-no. 2 min readcenter_img Secure the device being used to process credit cards 24/7–both physically and through regularly updated network security apps. Start thinking of your smartphone or iPad as a portable cash register full of money. The last thing you want to do is lose it. This story appears in the April 2012 issue of . Subscribe » Monitor your account regularly–daily is best. You’ll quickly spot any security breach or theft. If you find a breach, have a plan in place and follow it. This will help you validate your compliance measures and could reduce or negate your responsibility for fraud. Register Now »last_img read more

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4 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Your Organization

first_imgMay 10, 2016 4 min read A data breach can happen to any organization, and it’s a growing concern among companies both large and small. According to this cyberattack infographic, an IBM study revealed that the average consolidated cost of a data breach is approximately $3.8 million, a 23 percent increase from 2013. According to that same graphic, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that approximately 22 percent of breaches are due to insider theft, and 12 percent are simply a matter of accidental exposure.You can keep your company and your employees safe from these dangerous data breaches by ensuring that employees are aware of a few tried-and-true data security best practices. Here are some of the most important ones:  Related: 8 mostly free best practices for Tightening Internal Data Security1. Practice good access control.Without good access control protocols, company information remains at risk. Each organization should have a firm policy on password strength and password update policies. Convey the importance of keeping those passwords private, and make sure your employees adhere to minimum password requirements.Employees should also lock their computers when they are away from their desks. If you have employees accessing your network remotely, make sure that you know exactly when they are doing so, and why.2. Avoid scams.A good email filter may be the first defense against phishing scams, but it should not be the last. Educate employees on what phishy emails look like, and make sure they know which ones to avoid opening. Remind employees to never open attachments from unknown senders and to never provide sensitive business data to unfamiliar individuals outside the company. Spell out what information is and is not acceptable to divulge over the phone, in an email, or in-person to those of unfamiliar status within the organization and outside the company.Related: Protecting Your Business From the Phishing Scam3. Implement hardware and software restrictions.It’s important to place limitations on the types of installations and downloads that employees are allowed to perform on company computers. Employees should not be allowed to install or download any software on company technology that is not previously reviewed and authorized. Explain to your employees the importance of avoiding freeware and shareware and how this type of software can become a threat. What may appear to be an innocuous download for work purposes can easily introduce a virus to your network and expose sensitive business data.Related: How to Create Security Awareness at Your Company4. Manage mobile devices.Mobile devices pose additional risks, as data can be easily exposed outside of the office. Off-site devices can be subject to mobile malware, eavesdropping, unauthorized access, theft and loss. Set expectations with employees as to their mobile conduct when accessing company data while on the road. If you allow employees to connect personal mobile devices to company Wi-Fi connections, make sure those connections are separate from the general organization network.Almost half of American companies experienced some sort of data breach of in 2013. It doesn’t take an expert hacker to view, take possession of, or exploit personal, intellectual or financial data. In fact, according to a Forrester Research report, most mobile data breaches are caused by employee negligence.Security training can be a challenge without explaining the importance of security measures and adequately communicating how these measures effect the company and the employee. By implementing a few best practices and making sure that data security is of principal concern to everyone within your organization, you can keep your employees educated and your sensitive company data safe from prying eyes. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Register Now » Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right.last_img read more

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3 Steps to Building a Predictive Analytics System

first_img Hear from Polar Explorers, ultra marathoners, authors, artists and a range of other unique personalities to better understand the traits that make excellence possible. Listen Now If you want your business to take off and scale, you need to embrace data from day one. Scratch that: Don’t merely embrace data. Put a ring on it and shout a resounding, “I do!”Here’s why: As the landscape grows increasingly more data-centric, it’s better to become data-savvy from the get-go. Think about it: The fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants approach might work early on because of your great instincts; but what happens when you have to train a sales team? Can you systematically give team members the instincts or judgment that you’ve spent decades honing? That might work in some cases, but it isn’t exactly repeatable or consistent from person-to-person. Simply put, it’s not an effective long-term strategy.Ultimately, at some point, you’ll need to create a systematic approach to marketing and sales. Would you rather do that right at the beginning of your business so you can grow seamlessly, or would you rather try it later on, when your overhead is higher, and you’re already juggling 20 different priorities? The answer should be pretty clear.One strong solution: a predictive analytics system that actually works. It’s data-driven and based on a number of factors, so there’s a consistent, repeatable way for your business to identify the best leads to pursue. That’s where predictive marketing technologies come in, and can shave years off your development curve. Here’s how the process looks.1. Start with what you know — intent.Has a customer been to your website? Has he or she clicked on an email marketing campaign? Start with the information you know, and make sure you use it. Too many companies have tons of great information kicking around on some CRM software that they aren’t using properly. Instead, use all of that information with the intention of creating a score for a lead — a single number that makes it easier than looking up all the information separately.YouEarnedIt, a peer-to-peer employee engagement company, offers a vast library of educational content. That content doesn’t simply exist to inform an audience; it also informs them.Using HubSpot, YouEarnedIt’s marketing team is able to track visitors from their origination point to the website, building individual profiles of the ebooks, whitepapers, webinars and blog posts they interact with. This system allows the sales team to form a unique understanding of each lead’s intent through specific areas and topics of interest, as well as the lead’s company profile, in one streamlined system. That in turn lends itself to a more effective and informed sales approach.Related: 4 Marketing Analytics Tools That Are Shaping the Industry2. Sprinkle in a little bit of what you don’t know: predictive analytics.Depending on whom you’re working with, you could even end up with data beyond where you started. Take Mintigo as an example. When scoring leads, that company also relies on big data of its own — meaning, financials — to understand how much a business is spending on Google AdWords, staff, hiring, etc. This kind of data will allow your company to dial things in that much more tightly, and fill in the gaps in your own approach.Bombora is a B2B data analytics company that pulls from a cooperative of partners, including news and commerce sites, and provides data related to a potential lead’s company size and revenue, functional area, industry, professional group and seniority. Advertisers and agencies are then armed with data from outside of their owned channels that is predictive of purchase and paints a clearer path to their specific needs and intentions.Related: What My Nocturnal Toddler Can Teach Us About the ‘Internet of Things’3. Target accounts and score the leads with account-based marketing (ABM).ABM is where the magic happens, and this is why it’s incredibly important to find out how your leads are being scored. Many software packages have a closed system, meaning it inputs data and churns out lead scores.While this is certainly better than nothing, it’s not ultimately what you want.What data is behind the selection of accounts for ABM and lead-scoring models? You want to know how accounts are being selected, and leads are being scored, to make sure that the system actually works. By knowing the why behind the machine-learning models, you can target your segments, content, campaigns and even conversations with prospects to increase effectiveness and customer satisfaction.This is the part where you can input all those instincts and wisdom and experience you’ve gained. Weigh key factors more strongly so you can get your team the best possible information to succeed. Think of it as copying your decision-making skills onto a computer so that your team can access those skills whenever they want without having to knock on your door to ask your opinion.Many of the skills needed to get an idea off the ground aren’t the same as those needed to scale a business from infancy to maturity.Related: Don’t Make These 3 Technology MistakesSo, in the end, you might have a great idea. You might be a fantastic marketer or salesperson by yourself. But, as you begin to add people to your team, you need to have systems in place that help your people think and work as effectively as if you were doing it yourself.That’s where a data strategy comes into play, and it’s really only one of a thousand ways to systematize your business to succeed, so you can spend time working on your business and not in it. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. September 7, 2016 How Success Happens 5 min readlast_img read more

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Many a mock draft have the Arizona Cardinals selec

first_imgMany a mock draft have the Arizona Cardinals selecting Oklahoma’s Lane Johnson with the No. 7 pick in the NFL Draft.Don’t believe us? See for yourself.Anyway, according to Arizona Republic Cardinals beat writer Kent Somers, the Cardinals are going to have a little chat with the big lineman Monday night. Okla LT Lane Johnson visiting #azcardinals Mon, Tues. sked to have dinner tonight with Keim, Arians and others.— Kent Somers (@kentsomers) April 15, 2013 Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Johnson is regarded as one of the top tackles in the draft, behind Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel and right with Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher. And the Cardinals, whose problems along the offensive line are well known, could look to the 6-foot-6, 303-pounder as part of the solution. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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