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CUHK Business School Research Reveals Why Some People Switch Jobs More Frequently Than Others

The following article was first published in the China Business Knowledge (CBK) website by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School – https://goo.gl/HwWXBS: According to the data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, it is possible that some people have worked in more than 10 jobs in a lifetime. In the study highlight posted by the US Bureau of Labour Statistics (LBS), “on average, from age 18 to age 48, American men held 11.8 jobs and women held 11.5 jobs.”

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SAP Names Scott Russell President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Scott Russell has been appointed president of SAP Asia Pacific Japan (APJ). In his new role, Scott will be responsible for growing SAP’s business and presence in the APJ region, including Australia/New Zealand, Japan, Korea, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. He brings more than 20 years of experience in management, technology and consulting to this role.

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Becoming a Smarter Manufacturer: How IoT Revolutionizes the Factor

I recently asked a 16 year-old what the Internet of Things (IoT) meant to him, and he said “IoT means being able to text your toaster!” While IoT may seem relegated to the realm of automated lightbulbs and door locks, the truth is that more businesses are realizing an interconnected system of devices can really unlock true business value. The change is most evident on the factory floor.

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Atradius joins Fintech wave with new digital platform

Credit insurance provider Atradius has announced the launch of its new digital platform called Atrium, an innovative tool which provides customers and distribution partners with real-time data to better understand buyers, credit limits, and how much risk a company poses. The platform is designed to drastically improve the user experience, including time efficiency for policy administration. Operations that used to take 15 minutes now only takes three minutes to complete. With this important strategic customer tool Atradius once again proves to be on the forefront of digitalization.

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Official statement on cases filed by Mr. Jose Marie L. Sy against BPI

Mr. Jose Marie L. Sy, as public and court records show, had a delinquent housing loan and defaulted credit card obligations with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI). Upon his default in his obligations with the Bank, BPI foreclosed against the Real Estate Mortgage he executed to secure his loan and filed a Sum of Money case for his credit card obligations.

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Nita Bhalla of Thomson Reuters Foundation Named Journalist of the Year at SOPA 2017 Awards

The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), a Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organization, named Nita Bhalla of Thomson Reuters Foundation the Journalist of the Year at the SOPA 2017 Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday evening for her reporting on human trafficking and slavery in South Asia.

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SAP Simplifies Business Planning and Consolidation Based on SAP® BW/4HANA

Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) 11.0, version for SAP BW/4HANA. The application improves mission-critical business processes including planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial consolidation and reporting, all in one unified solution. Thus, it supports more strategic decision making through accelerated insight to action and serves as a basis for finance transformation and innovation. This announcement was made at SAPinsider Financials being held June 14–17 in Amsterdam.

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Avnet Inc. Honored with Three Awards from Micron Technology for Best-in-Class Technical and Business Performance

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has been recognized for its outstanding technical and business performance at the Micron Technology Awards. Avnet Asia Pacific picked up the 2016 Most Valuable Player and Best Demand Creation awards, while Avnet Taiwan won Best Field Application Engineers Service 2016.

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