Light PV assembly system for direct application on trapezoidal sheet roofs

The Saxon Anhalt expert for CdTe thin film modules Calyxo has developed a new assembly system which has been developed especially for the installation of modules without frame on trapezoidal sheet roofs.

The insertion system called MX1, made of durable aluminium, permits the quick and safe assembly of the on-site Calyxo CX3 modules. However, also modules without frame by other manufacturers with a maximum thickness of 6.8 mm can be fixed on trapezoidal sheet roofs using the system especially designed for fixing glass/glass laminates. Continue reading

Introducing DataMarket Energy: Your portal to the power of open energy data

DataMarket unveils its new energy data service, energy.datamarket.com, at the Energy Datapalooza being held today at the White House in Washington, DC.

The event, to be hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, showcases innovative products, services and apps aimed at unlocking the value of open energy data to help meet the country’s energy challenges. DataMarket Energy provides subscribers with a single intuitive interface for finding and understanding data across a wide range of US and global public-domain energy data. DataMarket CEO Hjalmar Gislason will demonstrate the service at the event, scheduled to begin at 8:30am EDT and which will be streamed live on whitehouse.gov/live. The DataMarket presentation will subsequently be archived onenergy.datamarket.com. Continue reading

SuccessFactors focuses on workforce skills development with new white papers

Sydney, Australia – (28/09/2012) – SuccessFactors, a leading Business Execution (BizX) cloud software solutions provider and SAP company, is focusing on workforce skills development as part of two new white papers, which have recently been published. The white papers are available to download from a specially developed website.

The first white paper, titled Critical Decisions in Launching a Workforce Analytics Program, written by Mick Collins, Principle Consultant for Workforce Analytics and Planning at SuccessFactors, offers important information on the six critical decisions facing HR leaders when launching their workforce metrics and analytics program: Continue reading

Cost-effective and reliable inverted microscopy

Olympus has released the new IX53 inverted microscope system for comfortable and constant use in the laboratory. Designed from the ground up to be the finest microscope available for routine analysis, the new system combines ergonomic operation with high quality optics in a cost-effective package.

Capable of bright-field, phase-contrast and fluorescence imaging, the IX53 offers a wide range of documentation and even research options. In particular, a long working distance condenser makes rapid, frequent Petri dish observations quick and easy, ensuring that the IX53 is the ideal choice for frequent, regular use, from checking cell culture plates through to the rapid screening of clinical samples. Continue reading

SuccessFactors Hong Kong: identify business talent with workforce analytics

Hong Kong – 14th August 2012 – As the shortage in some key business skills grows, there are many questions being asked about the workforce: Where are the gaps that could impact business performance? Where will the talent shortages be in the future? Could those skills be developed from within your existing workforce? If not, how much will it cost to find them or replace them if they leave?

Research conducted by the SuccessFactors, an SAP company, revealed that 83% of employees do not feel their skills are being fully used and 58% of employees are prepared to leave if they are not developed by their employeri. They recognise they have the capacity to be developed but their employers are potentially unaware. As a result, all those valuable skills and experience could simply walk out the door and probably straight to a competitor.   Continue reading

Workforce planning and staff development help create skilled workforce

Bandung, Indonesia – According to SuccessFactors, strategic workforce planning is becoming a must for companies looking to identify the skills needed in their future workforce. 

Due to a growing shortage of skilled labour, workforce planning and staff development are becoming increasingly important.  Knowing the skills you have and the skills you need will help to create an effective employee development strategy. Continue reading

Portable Optical Fiber Identifier Utilizes Macro Bending Technology

Toronto, Canada – GAO Comm (www.GAOComm.com) has announced the release of its portable optical fiber identifier which is an essential tool in the installation and maintenance of fiber networks. It is ideal for the maintenance of telecommunication and CATV systems and other fiber optics networks.

This easy-to-use optical fiber identifier, model C0230002, features easy-to-use “ONE KEY” operation, low bending loss, highly efficient output and mechanical damp design of adapter heads to ensure no fiber damage. It employs safe and reliable macro bending technology to avoid disruption of network communications that would normally be caused by disconnecting or cutting a fiber optic cable for identification and testing. Continue reading

SuccessFactors to hold learning and analytics business seminars in Australia

Brisbane, Australia – SuccessFactors, a Business Execution software specialist and SAP company, will be holding free seminars in Australia from August Wednesday 1st 2012, taking place in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide.

The SuccessFactors’ seminars, titled Bridging the Workforce Gap, will explore the benefits of workforce planning, analytics, and learning strategies in relation to the successful delivery of the business strategy. The seminars will focus on answering the all-important question for any organisation: how do you make sure your workforce is suitably skilled to deliver your strategic goals? Continue reading

Portable Optical Fiber Identifier Utilizes Macro Bending Technology

GAO Comm (www.GAOComm.com) has announced the release of its portable optical fiber identifier which is an essential tool in the installation and maintenance of fiber networks. It is ideal for the maintenance of telecommunication and CATV systems and other fiber optics networks.

This easy-to-use optical fiber identifier, model C0230002, features easy-to-use “ONE KEY” operation, low bending loss, highly efficient output and mechanical damp design of adapter heads to ensure no fiber damage. It employs safe and reliable macro bending technology to avoid disruption of network communications that would normally be caused by disconnecting or cutting a fiber optic cable for identification and testing. Continue reading