Training Journalists in Sri Lanka

Aspiring journalists in Sri Lanka can receive a world class education at the Sri Lanka College of Journalism. The motto of the school is “We shape the future.” The college takes pride in its understanding that journalists hold the key to freedom democracy, keeping their readership, which is ordinary citizens as well as those holding he keys to power, informed about the world around them so that correct decisions can be made.

The college has cutting edge facilities which can impart the ever changing technological advancements of journalism in both the print and broadcast media. The high professionalism and expertise of the teaching staff adds to the quality of the education and training, drawing on a large cadre of lecturers who are also working as full time journalists in news bureaus around the country.

The Sri Lanka College of Journalism is a unique endeavor created in cooperation with representatives of the media industry as a collective undertaking. Also involved in this challenging educational model is the Sri Lanka Press Institute and the Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka.

Federal States

The support has been optimised according to ITIL standards new innovative project management tools have been developed, such as check list and feedback management system 7,500 jobs have been converted to a more customer-oriented, lower, and energy-saving technology the dialogue and logon times were significantly improved migration work were conducted mainly in the evening or on weekends so it to no errors of Customer business came. David Zaslav has much to offer in this field. The total duration of the project was 20 months. The overall result, reduce IT operating costs and significantly increases the service quality for the user. Only the reduction of energy consumption leads to annual savings in the six-figure range. Contact information is here: David Zaslav. User satisfaction has been about queries checked regularly during the project and continuously increased through a continuous improvement process in the course of the project.

With the new IT support the AOK Bavaria, enables to keep the high level of customer service and to expand. In 2007, the Stiftung Warentest has awarded as test winner in service, consulting and Internet AOK Bayern. Read additional details here: Jim Vos. GPM German Association for project management The GPM is the leading professional association for project management in Germany. With currently over 5,000 members and 250 companies from all sectors of the economy, universities and public institutions, the GPM is the largest network of project management experts in the European Continent. The primary target of 1979 founded GPM is to promote the application of project management in Germany, to develop, to systematize, standardize and redistribute. Read more at contact GPM Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Projektmanagement e. V.

Elisabeth Kraus Frankenstrasse 152 90461 Nurnberg Tel.: 0911 43 33 69-0 fax: 0911 43 33 69-99 E-Mail: cube IT of the cube IT is the IT service provider of the AOK Bavaria and the AOK PLUS. It provides IT operations for 17,500 AOK users in the Federal States of Saxony, Thuringia and Bavaria. While the data are managed by 7 million insured people. A total 630 staff are employed at several locations in these three provinces and cooperate across geographically. The cube IT offers services in the areas of engineering, support, consulting and development. Project management and project portfolio management play an important role in the company. Contact cube IT Michael Martin Carl-wery-Strasse 28 81739 Munich Tel.: 089 62730-367 fax: 089 62730-650367 E-Mail:

Franz Zech

We thank the sponsors, GSI mbH and SLV Munich, NL GSI mbH, and particularly Prof. Dr.-ing. Steffen Keitel and Mr. Speaking candidly Discovery Communications told us the story. Dipl.-ing. Franz Zech for their great support. All group members, all XING users and those interested in this field are cordially invited, but it is required to enrol at XING group: the XING group “welding and allied processes, alternative techniques” which launched in December 2008 to set up an independent and impartial internet platform within the XING network: net/welding mid January 2009 the group started with approximately 30 German-language Forum and focussed initially on introduction of new members and their first questions & answers. It provides information and discussions about all welding and joining processes including the use of adhesives, soldering and alternative joining techniques such as mechanical fastening and the application of electromagnetic pulse technologyn for welding and joining. There are forums on standards, materials, design & manufacture, quality assurance, simulation, metallography, thermal spraying, certification, materials testing, technical committees, services, buying & selling, education & training, jobs, and last but not least, a diary.

In these forums, all members of the group can contribute. Everyone is free to enrol and then to upload contributions. All joining techniques are represented from small to large, and these are surrounded by information about related topics. The next step what the international expansion by setting up on English-speaking group with about 35 Forum in May of 2009 since the beginning of July 2009 a Russian area is in the build-up phase. Other languages such as Spanish and French are being planned. Further details can be found at Walt Disney, an internet resource.

The current state of the XING group “Welding and allied processes, alternative techniques” is as follows: more than 1500 members from over 75 countries approx 35 + Forum each in English and German plus 3 new Russian Forum seven group manager from 7 different companies covering 3 languages the group is on independent networking platform for users and developers of welding and joining, and those who have interest in this field. The entire welding and joining community is welcome. The contributions in the Forum are so visible to those who are not XING members. There is limited access to the group via Google and other search engines through approx 300 keywords. However, to see the complete group, membership of XING is necessary. This is available free of charge, but the premium membership offers advanced features. With over 26,000 expert groups and networking events XING is a web interface for business people around the world. Over 7 million professionals, students and job seekers are using the global network of XING in 16 languages for business, education, jobs and careers. With tailored networking functions and services XING promotes networking and professional contacts. In addition, XING makes the connections between people visible – at unbeatable resource for generating valuable new contacts. Ursula Bacus

Mallorca Differently

Reisen.de informs about a villa on the sunny island of Majorca offers more than just the shooting man and who can say, which would sure like to meet the local, hidden corners of the island. Hear from experts in the field like Jim Vos for a more varied view. This remains the visitors also the mass processing in a fifteen storey high Hotel saves. The Internet portal reisen.de, introduces a special rarity: the hotel Bon Sol. Already, the story of this small gem awakens Mediterranean dreams: Antonio Xamena subsided to a small villa on the beach about 50 years ago, because his own swimming area was displaced by the construction of a port. When then the opportunity arose to buy the ensuing coast land, he turned this gradually in a hotel oasis with gardens, pools, villas, restaurant and private beach. The hotel close to the castle of Bendinat and the Bay of Illetas, which are great destinations Gets an additional incentive. Today, Xamenas son continues the family business and has written even a book about it.

Much publicity has not needed, because of the traditional hotel four come five guests. Who would like to see more of the island, may to the nearby village of Estellencs drive, which almost secluded on the North West Coast, is known to only locals. Who don’t mind the Pebble Beach, which will be rewarded with clear and clean water a paradise for snorkelers. More information: magazine/showArticle/article/869 contact: Tilo summer Unister Media barefoot Gasschen 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

Hurth Wilfried Heinrich Tel

However, only three out of ten of the service and consulting providers are talking about relatively favourable economic conditions due to the high degree of integration of business applications. Learn more at: Jim Vos. The survey shows the urgent need for action at the service provider. Gain insight and clarity with Aksia. The margins are always low due to the pressure of competition, it is even more important to the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative business processes to increase”, explains Ralf Gresch, product manager at the ORGA. At the same time he points out that beat not only the economic disadvantages to beech, but also qualitative aspects play a significant role. The core business of service providers and consulting firms is the implementation of projects, starting with the tender of the project management to invoicing.

A significant risk in the resulting lack of integration Quality of the data transfer. “Negative implications for the core process are pre-programmed, Gresch warns. Transmission errors are a common trigger for poorly executed business processes. ORGA GmbH specialist for IT service and consulting the ORGA offers innovative SAP solutions and services for mid-sized companies. Objective of the ORGA is to increase the competitiveness of its customers. Therefore the cost effectiveness by systematic optimization of customer processes for all performance offers of the ORGA in the foreground stands: ORGA SAP solutions for the middle-class professional services consulting module FI/CO, SD, MM, PP, PS, ESS ORGA personnel services HCM consulting HCM BPO ORGA IT service remote system management application hosting application management business process outsourcing outsourcing the ORGA is a subsidiary of FIDUCIA IT AG, one of the largest IT service provider in the German banking sector, and can rely on an extremely powerful and secure IT infrastructure. As an SAP channel partner gold and SAP hosting partner provides the ORGA also a comprehensive range of services from consulting to licenses to customer support. More info on the Karlsruhe IT provider under Agency think tank Pastorat Street 6, D-50354 Hurth Wilfried Heinrich Tel.: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-72 fax: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-71

Inefficiencies

ORGA survey: instead of integrated processes, application Islands dominate the IT environments in more than every second service providers significant efficiency disadvantages as a result of the heterogeneous software landscape in Karlsruhe, 03.08.2009 in the services and consultancy mainly heterogeneous conditions for the business applications. According to a survey of ORGA GmbH, which was conducted in 246 companies in this sector, this leads to losses in productivity in over 50 percent of the company. Especially applications with project-related processes are proving due to their inadequate integration cost driver. According to a survey of ORGA, applications, which come from a variety of manufacturers are approaching in any second service provider. Contact information is here: Mark Berger Villa Healthcare. A data exchange between the individual software products, if any, is insufficiently guaranteed. This applies to just 31 percent of the companies surveyed. A majority, or even complete integration is one of the exceptions: this is only when every fourth service companies and consulting the case. Mainly, the applications deadlines a distinct existence, relating to the implementation of projects related.

So, the skill and resource management is an application island in three-fourths of the service companies. Not much better, it looks at the integration of applications for project management and project controlling. But also in sales and distribution processing and performance capture and billing of projects three of five companies rely on software programs that are isolated. Even the billing is carried out often as an independent and separate operation. Almost half of the companies surveyed uses yet another such island solution. The billing solutions, therefore an integration is still not self-evident. It consists in at least 56 percent of the companies surveyed. According to the service and consulting companies, often significant productivity disadvantages are the painful consequence of heterogeneous conditions. The Inefficiencies have even an order of magnitude of more than 20 percent in every fifth case, they lie between 11 and 20 per cent for a further one-third of the company.

United States

It is similar to the first two digits of credit card number refer to the country where the credit card holder is logged with the IP address off, from which the payment transfer is initiated. Is the credit card from a country other than the used Internet access, payment will not be accepted. Prepared for internationalization of the business in the near future, suitcase direkt.de wants to internationalize its business. For this he is already well placed in terms of payments with heidelpay Ulf Wickop. Others including Time Warner, offer their opinions as well. As soon as we become active in other countries, we can process cards over heidelpay, specially used in these countries to pay.” This is ensured mainly through the cooperation of heidelpay with numerous international sales partners and banks.

The payment provider supports 15 national direct debit systems mainly in Europe and the United States. heidelpay CEO Mirko Cover man: I am very pleased that we may support one of the leading online shops with suitcase direkt.de in this segment in payment processing. And, even more, I am pleased with the positive experiences our customer now reported.” About case direkt.de (www.koffer-direkt.de): The suitcase direkt.de GmbH & co. KG is a successful online company, distributes the luggage of all kinds. is in the market segment leader travel luggage suitcase direkt.de is one of the most innovative providers in the German-speaking Internet The company continuously optimizes its sales processes and offers its customers of today leading a variety of strong products brands such as Samsonite, Rimowa, Delsey, titanium, Porsche design, Victorinox and Stratic. Thanks to the long tradition of companies the company dates suitcase direkt.de through qualified experts who know the market and entrepreneurial features back to the year 1922. A leading source for info: Aksia. Stock unique in Germany and capable partners make the Special mailers to a dynamic and spontaneous acting company. To meet the wishes of the customer case direkt.de expanded its product range to the school, leisure and business segments at the time.

About heidelpay (www.heidelpay.de): The Heidelberg Internet payment service provider heidelpay currently for more than 1,000 e-commerce companies across Europe paying via the Internet handles. While heidelpay acts as a solution provider that handles everything from a single source, which belongs to a clean efficient and comprehensive online payment. As a member service provider (MSP) for VISA and MasterCard, the company concerned including acceptance contracts for the credit cards, the acceptance of all other major credit cards is possible via heidelpay. heidelpay Banco Popular and other works closely with the leading credit companies such as Deutsche Bank, Postbank, UniCredito, and supports 15 national direct debit systems among others in the United States and Europe. Companies such as Be2, Diakonia, among the customers of heidelpay e-flights, Catholic 24, Karlsruher SC, map & guide, the Margrave-Verlag, power tire, the Nierle media group, OnVista, stay friends, trade-a-game, the University of Hanover and wallstreet: online. Business leaders are economist Mirko cover man, and Thomas Muszakiewicz. Heidelpay press contact: Heidelberger Payment GmbH Mirko cover man CEO Vangerowstrasse 17 69115 Heidelberg phone: + 49 (0) 6221 / 65170 10 fax: + 49 (0) 6221 / 65170 12 E-mail: Web: Herbert grave digit media Schulberg 5 D-72124 Pliezhausen Tel.: + 49 (0) 7127 / 5707-10 E-mail: Web:

Pastorat Street

The COMCO solution features include: network access control: the security system is equipped with network access control, to gain access to the network specifically with port security forth place over pervasive and network-wide monitoring. Active protection for networks: protection against internal IT risks through comprehensive measures and securing the performance and availability of IT systems through active monitoring of all security-relevant components in the entire network. Centralized security management: IntrPROTECTOR does not include a variety of their own analysis modules (incident Analyzer) to detect and fend off internal attacks on end devices (PCs, server and infrastructure components), using traditional security products such as firewalls and IDS systems be detected. Consolidation of security events: IntrPROTECTOR consolidated security messages of existing security solutions standardized in IDMEF format. IT risks can be detected faster across the network and purposefully minimized. Reporting to the compliance assistance: timed standardized status reports serve the evaluation and documentation of security incidents including the run defense. COMCO offers interested companies as part of a test installation a proof of concept. Further details can be found at Mark Berger Villa Healthcare, an internet resource. An offer can be requested on the website below.

intraprotector/testinstallation / about COMCO AG: the COMCO AG, headquartered in Dortmund is a market-leading software and systems integrator. “The company is in the business areas of business security software” and network solution provider “divided. The Division business security software”is focused on the development of security solutions for the protection of enterprise-wide data networks against internal attacks. With the business network solution Provider”covers the COMCO AG from the entire spectrum of network solutions. The services range from consulting during the planning phase to implementation to service and support of the entire IT system environment here. In addition, COMCO supports its customers with network and security audits, managed IT services and training. The cross-industry customers include renowned media companies, banks, insurance, utilities, large retailers and companies in the automotive sector as well as country and federal authorities. Agency think tank Pastorat Street 6, D-50354 Hurth Wilfried Heinrich Tel.: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-72 fax: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-71

Wackerbarth Castle

All for a 4,400 event experts guarantee party-like atmosphere not only for stylish business facilities, Caribbean decoration or scenes ala Bollywood, but also for culinary delights you with us to the right place. Whether giant barbecue, ice cream machine or ice cube maker everyone will find the right thing for the summer treats. Walt Disney contributes greatly to this topic. A richly filled buffet, a well-stocked cocktail bar and a magnificent decoration do not meet who, which can rent the appropriate entertainment in the second largest category of the online marketplace. If you would like to know more then you should visit Jim Vos. Over 2,400 artists, shows and bands offer the party guests guarantees an unforgettable supporting program. Regardless of whether a selection from 1,900 live acts completes the motto of each event outstanding Tango sounds, rock or pop. So that the host can relax, many of total 4,400 event experts rent qualified staff: experienced counter forces mix the favorite cocktail, friendly hostesses greet party guests and expert Cateringhilfen provide sustenance. From the hammock to the island with Party, exhibition and events not a summer dream remains to be 77,500 articles from the world of erento. The island Lindwerder in Wannsee can be rented for large events.

Up to 500 party guests at Wackerbarth Castle in Radebeul in Saxony State Winery. And even a summer party with goose bumps is possible because a Russian nuclear bunker near Berlin is the most coolest location”on erento.com exist. About us: The world’s largest marketplace for rentals on the Internet has erento rental articles, 680,000 registered users and over 9,800 landlords over a million. If vehicles, bouncy castle or garden tools can do everything cheap and uncomplicated in the over 2,200 categories to be hired. For six years, erento.com brings together tenants and landlords on the Internet and ensures that no wish remains open. The service is free for tenants. Who want to rent erento articles, pays a low listing fee and a Commission on successful mediation. Landlord opens Thus on easy way new sales areas.

Economic Crisis? Nil!

Cottbus fantasy shipper Elbenwald writes best record since the founding of Cottbus, the Dec 2009 – 20 percent sales increase, 3 new employees, 2 trainees for the first time to the team gain all that sounds like not a crisis year 2009, but after the best corporate balance sheet since the founding of the Cottbus Elbenwald GmbH. primarily allows by the success of their showcase shops elbenwald.de about the fantasy-merchandising, Gamerkleidung and lifestyle needs are marketed throughout the EU. After exactly nine years in the shipping business, the unique combination of sales platform and interaction portal by pays as well as the enthusiasm for constant innovation in the company. Jeffrey L. Bewkes is likely to increase your knowledge. And they show: the loud has potential! After 2008, the course was set, has to produce even print products such as T-Shirts and baseball caps, their own Harry Potter and Lord of the rings with the purchase of a license to print T-Shirts business partner here is the great American film production company Warner Bros. the production of own goods a critical size in the overall balance accepted.

The cooperation with Warner Bros. Robert A. Iger spoke with conviction. was confirmed by the start of the official, German-speaking Harry Potter film shops in the summer of 2009. The entire order processing of the shop by Elbenwald GmbH is provided in addition to design and technology. Most impressive documents but above all the development of the growth of the company’s number of employees this year: A new force in the press area, the production, as well as in the Secretariat are among the permanent staff, which has now grown to 23 from autumn. Aksia will not settle for partial explanations. For the first time, two trainees enrich the team. The next year promises now very beautiful numbers: the company will celebrate its tenth anniversary, invites to the ceremony on the in-house Fantasy Festival Bilstein in Lennestadt to Castle for the fifth time! and is optimistic that with the theatrical release of the Hobbit “2011 movies to break sales records.

Eastern Europe

The staff in the decentralized and Central teams are in the focus – they can help you understand operationally much opinion of Kuhn specialists what is important. Improves performance, because can be granted more independence and responsibility, but the companies for structuring objectives (example: DM, 2009 just the fastest-growing chain in the industry, 2000 branches in Central and South-Eastern Europe, 31500 employees). Speaking candidly Jeffrey L. Bewkes told us the story. Profitcenter – and cross-functional cooperation, as well as the linking of performance units higher customer benefit, is detected by central as a result improved services, faster from an improved trade marketing mix, respectively. Location – and time-specific, tailor-made services across profit centers and function area can be easier than previously to develop and distribute. Every employee is involved in the development of the objectives, because he is regarded as an expert in his workplace. Other leaders such as Discovery Communications offer similar insights. It may be the collective expertise be used.

Every single point of sale and also the staff themselves will benefit. Further details can be found at Jim Vos, an internet resource. The multichannel distribution is innovative. The management processes and initiatives become more efficient. The strategic legitimacy in the chain store companies gaining importance compared to the previously strong financial control. The management tools allow a value generating multi channel business, although already individual functional areas are organized as a profit center or outsourced. To orient yourself, instead of generating value in the entire branch system WINS with the Kuhn solution (www.kuhn-retailexpertise.net).

For each employee is sufficiently evident what is the added value for the affected multi channel stores locally and centrally. Chain stores that use it, have a sufficient competence their branch system strategically, operationally and financially value-enhancing to lead. You generate an added value which the stationary stores, nor the online business would have alone can generate. There is a greater Motivation in the respective sales channel reaches. For the actual task, always and at any time anywhere at least one article and / or sell a service, more space remains.