35SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Michelle Harbinak Shapiro Michelle Shapiro has more than a 15 years of experience in the banking industry to her role as Financial Services Industry Expert at Hyland Software. Her mission is to share … Web: www.onbase.com Details As your credit union membership and loan portfolios continue to grow, information assets are increasing and becoming more complex to retain, manage and obey compliance standards. Can your existing information management system continue to support your growth while providing superior member service? Enterprise information management, also commonly referred to as enterprise content management (ECM), centralizes your important business content in one secure location, and then delivers your relevant information to you when you need it, wherever you are. The right solution allows your credit union to take control of its documents and member information in a secure environment. However, like any important technology purchasing decisions, you need to do your due diligence. You should be confident that the decision you make now is also the right decision for the future and that the total cost of ownership (TCO) meets your expectations. So, where do you begin? How do you find the right solution that will meet your needs now and in the future? Here’s a list of ten questions to ask your potential technology partners.How many documents can your solution import per hour with “import tools”?Does your solution convert documents to a propriety format or do users view them in their native formats?How many items can we store in your database?Does your solution allow users to fix a potential misread in the capture process or do they need to navigate to a different area then go back into capture?Does your capture workflow logic work in conjunction with your business process automation workflow logic?How do you integrate with other systems?Can we leverage your information management solution throughout our enterprise?How do I build and design workflows?How do you perform upgrades?How frequently do you release new/upgraded software?Armed with the answers to these important questions, you’re ready to make a more informed decision to meet your needs today and in the future.
Continue Reading Previous Maxim: design innovation for industrial, healthcare, IoT and embedded security applicationsNext SECO: a sneak peek at products presented at embedded world STMicroelectronics has extended its STM32 software ecosystem with a Sigfox package that simplifies development and gives extra flexibility to connect Internet-of-Things devices to long-range, low-power wireless networks.The new X-CUBE-SFOX package is ready to use with ST’s B-L072Z-LRWAN1 Discovery Kit, which is already LoRa enabled through I-CUBE-LRWAN embedded software. Developers can now work with either of these established Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies on the same hardware, and create products that can use the two protocols individually or alternatively. The Discovery Kit features the Murata CMWX1ZZABZ-091 module powered by an STM32L072 microcontroller, a sub-GHz radio transceiver SX1276 from Semtech, and is expandable via Arduino headers to add sensors or other IoT-device functions and capabilities.X-CUBE-SFOX contains a complete set of Sigfox libraries and application examples for the STM32L0, and can be ported to other microcontrollers in the STM32 family. With over 700 STM32 variants, from ultra-low-power to high-performance lines, developers can leverage unrivaled flexibility to optimize the performance and features of IoT devices that take advantage of Sigfox services including basic connectivity, radio recognition, and GPS-free location. The software’s low memory footprint and efficient CPU utilization minimize demand for system resources, helping to lower bill-of-materials (BOM) costs and power consumption.The X-CUBE-SFOX software can be downloaded free of charge; the B-L072Z-LRWAN1 Discovery Kit is available now.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Chips & Components
Williams was also convicted of two counts of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation, and was sentenced to four years in prison, while Martin was sentenced to five years and three months. Football coach Jack Harper, 30, from Southport, Merseyside, was convicted of fraud and using a false instrument, and sentenced to 18 months in jail. He was acquitted of another count of conspiracy to commit false representation. Martin admitted two counts of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation ahead of trial, along with Stephen Gooding, 53, from Bridgwater, Somerset, who admitted one charge. Gooding was sentenced to 20 months in jail.The company enrolled suitable apprentices to claim money from the colleges, which in turn received funding from the government-run Learning and Skills Council (LSC), later renamed the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). Gooding and Harper, who were employed in the business, helped funnel new learners into the scheme. Some of the bogus students were sourced from a summer football camp run by Harper, who secretly enrolled students on to apprenticeships without their knowledge or consent.LM Training even got sixth formers on work experience to come into its office to complete tests on behalf of learners to make it seem as if they had the minimum levels of maths and English competency. The work experience students were told they were just doing practice papers. When the scam unravelled, the SFA demanded its money back, leaving large deficits in the budgets of many schools.Aizlewood denied any wrongdoing during the trial, telling the jury he had been preoccupied by his late wife’s spiralling mental health problems before her suicide in June last year.He told the court he had neither the “time or inclination” to carry out such a complex fraud during the period. Share via Email Share on Facebook Read more Share on Messenger Two ex-footballers have been jailed for their part in a £5m sports leadership scam, which falsely claimed to help young people from deprived backgrounds gain football coaching apprenticeships.Former Wales international Mark Aizlewood, 58, was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday alongside fellow ex-pro Paul Sugrue, 56, who was jailed for seven years, for defrauding “eye-watering sums of government money”.Aizlewood and Sugrue were among a group of six men who promised to help young people not in employment, education or training, known as Neets, gain NVQs in activity leadership. The men claimed millions from further education colleges to provide full-time training in football coaching, work experience and a £95 weekly stipend to 3,800 students, many of whom did not exist or lived at the opposite side of the country from the scheme. When sentencing the six men, Judge David Tomlinson said: “There was a serious detrimental affect on colleges of further education.”He said it involved “eye watering sums of government money” under the pretext of helping disadvantaged people. “This was quite simply shameful exploitation,” he added.Earlier this month, Aizlewood was convicted of one count and Sugrue of two counts of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation by offering the non-existent apprenticeships through their firm Luis Michael Training Ltd. Aizlewood and Sugrue, from Cardiff – along with fellow directors Keith Williams, 45, from Cemaes Bay, Anglesey, and Christopher Martin, 53, from Catmore, in West Berkshire – submitted false accounts to colleges to persuade them to do business with the firm. Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. 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