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Object Management Group Chairs Update Technology Standards

Focus on AI, blockchain, cloud, finance, and retail standards BOSTON, OCTOBER 05, 2020 International technology standards consortium Object Management Group® (OMG®) announced important updates from its quarterly membership meeting, which took place online from September 2020. The chairs of OMG Task Forces (TFs) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) presented updates about their standards work that will influence the future direction of technology, ...

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Boston issues RFP for first urban forest plan

Dive Brief: The City of Boston is seeking a partner to help design its first urban forest plan, according to a request for proposals (RFP) issued last week.City officials said they want to partner with a group that will “develop strategies to promote growth, longevity, and protection of Boston’s urban canopy over the next 20 years,” and also provide a roadmap toward expanding the ...

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Boston seeks partner for urban forest plan

The 20-year vision will set citywide goals for canopy protection as well as help to tackle climate change and enhance the quality of life for all Bostonians. Boston has a clear strategy in place to protect and expand its tree canopy Boston mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department are looking for a partner to design and ...

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Account News In Brief (September 28, 2020)

New business for Magrino, PAN, Rainier and Diffusion. NEW YORK — Housewares retailer Sur La Table has handed its PR business to Magrino. The move comes a month after Marquee Brands and CSC Generation bought the high-end culinary chain out of bankruptcy for $88.9 million and is in the process of shuttering 51 of its 121 stores. BOSTON — PAN ...

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Object Management Group Request for Proposal to Enable Cross Industry Application Interoperability

Interface Definition Language v4 to C++ Language Mapping Specification to support new use cases https://www.omg.org/ BOSTON :  International technology standards organization Object Management Group® (OMG®) today announced a request for proposal (RFP) an Interface Definition Language v4 (IDL4) to C++ Language Mapping specification. The enhanced IDL4 to C++ Language Mapping specification will provide Data Distribution Service (DDS™) and CORBA users and vendors with an interoperable ...

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Request for Proposals: Strategic Data Systems Consultancy

**Please send proposals to the Manager, People Operations, Camille Phillips, at cphillips@lastmilehealth.org, no later than October 20th, 2020. No proposals should be submitted via this portal.** The Role At Last Mile Health, we dig data. Last Mile Health seeks consultancy support from an individual or firm with experience planning, developing, and managing complex data systems to help shape the vision for ...

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BPS Partners With NWEA to Administer Exam School Admissions Test

The Boston Public Schools (BPS) last week named NWEA as the vendor to administer the assessment for its three high schools that require an exam as one part of admissions criteria. The “examination schools,” Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, all serve students in grades 7-12. In February, BPS issued a ...

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Boston Public Schools chooses new exam school test provider after long battle

BOSTON, MA. – FEBRUARY 6: The John D. O’Bryant High School on February 6, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.  Boston Public Schools has chosen a new exam school test provider following many months of uncertainty after being dropped by its previous vendor due to equity issues. The new vendor for the exam that is the ticket into some of Boston’s best ...

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ISO-NE Proposes to Advance Eversource and National Grid Ready Path Solution to Ensure Reliability When Mystic Generating Station Retires in 2024

Ready Path “backstop” solution is innovative, timely and most cost-effective, saving customers hundreds of millions of dollars BOSTON–The Ready Path Solution, a collaboration between Eversource and National Grid to improve the region’s energy system reliability, has been singled out by Independent System Operator-NE, the region’s power grid manager, as the cost-effective solution to maintain grid reliability following the retirement of ...

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Fintech RFP Counsel: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

Mercator Advisory Group delivers a new, proven program that streamlines the process for those seeking to partner with the best financial technology firm for their specific needs. BOSTON — Financial institutions (FIs), issuers, acquirers, ISOs, ISVs, VARs, networks, software companies, and merchants seeking to partner with the best financial technology firm (fintech) for their needs are often perplexed and/or paralyzed ...

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SimpliSafe picks MullenLowe PR as AOR

The home security company also assigned a corporate comms account to Porter Novelli. BOSTON: Home security company SimpliSafe has hired MullenLowe PR as its North American AOR. Company director of communications Amy Nagy said she is looking to the firm to grow SimpliSafe’s visibility as a brand. “Traditionally, the brand and its products are really well respected by the tech ...

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GTY Reports Continued Growth and Strong Operating Performance

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (“GTY”), a leading provider of cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that GTY business units continue to thrive and work closely with public sector organizations to assist with the challenges they face due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The sudden requirement for public sector organizations to work remotely while managing a crisis ...

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Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, discusses “4 BAB LLC v. Beacon Health Options Inc,” where the court dismissed breach claim where the subject amendment did not negate the lease’s early termination rights. Scott E. Mollen Commercial Landlord-Tenant—Lease Provision Permitting Early Termination Was Not Negated by Amendment That Permitted Partial Contraction—Landlord Sought a Declaratory Judgment As To Whether ...

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Looking Forward: Boston Public Schools Will Go Ahead With Choosing New Exam School Test

Supt. Brenda Cassellius said Boston Public Schools (BPS) will go forward with choosing a new exam school test provider for next fall, with several companies considering bids and a bid due date of May 15. During a call with the media, Cassellius affirmed there is an open Request for Proposals (RFP) still out there that has a deadline of May ...

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