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Top 50 France Album Chart for the Week of Sep 19, 2020 | Roots Music Report

The Roots Music Report’s Top 50 France Album Chart for the Week of Sep 19, 2020

Top 50 France Album Chart for the Week of Sep 19, 2020 | Roots Music Report
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Financial tech company gains SQL Server performance and scalability on Linux


The dv01 financial reporting and analytics platform offers institutional investors transparency and insight into consumer lending markets. Based initially on PostgreSQL and Redshift data warehouse, the dv01 applications began to run slower as complexity increased. After exploring multiple solutions, dv01 eventually moved to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 running on Azure Virtual Machines. This move provided the scalability it needed to handle rapid growth, reduce query response time from 30 seconds to 1-2 seconds, and cut management time by 90 percent.

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Romanian healthcare provider improves customer experience and business operations with Microsoft


Regina Maria is a leading provider of healthcare services in Romania. Microsoft equips them with technology to optimize business processes and maintain a high level of patient care. Microsoft Teams unifies their communication applications into a single system, allowing them to reduce the approval process time and increase speed and rate of response to customer feedback. With Microsoft tools, Regina Maria’s database is 20% more accurate and complaint management is 50% faster.

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Council Post: The Era Of Evocative Marketing Has Arrived — Are You Ready?

In an era of sensory overload—or, perhaps just ‘overload’—we need to be extra-sensitive to the content and delivery of our marketing messages. We don’t want to be the “one more thing” that’s bombarding consumers; rather, we want to be fresh, unique and different.

Lora Kratchounova, founder of Scratch Marketing + Media, says that the best differentiator in this this “crowded, loud digital landscape” is “content aimed at making audience members feel.” Yes, “feel”—you know, emotions. Kratchounova writes that evocative content—compelling stories, captivating images, and uplifting video—is what stands out in today’s digital world, where research shows that consumers are exposed to thousands of ads in a day.

Read Kratchounova’s fascinating look at ergonomics (also known as human-factors engineering) and its influence on today’s marketing in a digital world. Read “The Era of Evocative Marketing Has Arrived—Are you Ready?”
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Technology blueprint for implementing remote learning

Use this detailed guidance document in coordination with the Implementation Guide PPT shared yesterday. This guide offers deeper insight how to implement remote learning as is organized by each specific “Layer” of the Technology Blueprint Implementation—such as Connectivity, Devices, Learning Platform, Learning Resources, and Analytics.
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Remote learning technology blueprint

This deck provides specifics of the technology blueprint implementation of remote learning, accompanied by a more detailed guidance document to implementing remote learning across large education systems. Sectioned by connectivity, devices, learning platform, learning resources, and analytics—it’s designed for an implementation team to engage with specific materials as needed.
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