JobDiva Given Top Ratings Among Applicant Tracking Software by Major Software Review Sites

NEW YORK, NY—(Marketwired – October 19, 2017) – JobDiva is delighted to announce that the software ratings website Capterra has introduced a 'Compare Now!' feature to their software summaries, and that according to these comparisons, JobDiva is by far one of the highest–rated Applicant Tracking Software systems in existence.

This result matches the profoundly high marks JobDiva has received from users on Software Advice and TrustRadius, from whom JobDiva received the coveted 2017 Top–Rated Recruiting Software award. The overall message couldn't be clearer: JobDiva is the leading Applicant Tracking, Talent Management and Customer Relations Management System — end of story.

In fact, among Applicant Tracking Software listed on Capterra, JobDiva is currently the only entry that has above 500 reviews and four–and–a–half stars out of five. We're proud that our user–focused solutions have been recognized by real, everyday recruiters — and not simply by consultants and software critics — as the most proficient on the worldwide market.

“We at JobDiva are proud to see that the solutions we create and deliver translate into the best possible user experience,” commented JobDiva's Chief Marketing Officer, Yana Nigen. “Staffing professionals looking for the best technology can read real user reviews and compare us to other Applicant Tracking Software solutions, on sites such as Capterra, Software Advice and TrustRadius.”

On Capterra, JobDiva is unique in receiving four–and–a–half stars — a near–perfect score — in every rating category: Overall, Ease of Use, Customer Service, Features & Functionality, and Value for Money. With over five hundred reviews, that roundup of high ratings makes JobDiva presently the best–reviewed Applicant Tracking Software on Capterra, accounting for review volume.

Real–world users on other ratings sites have likewise given JobDiva their highest ratings, resulting in 4.5–star rankings for JobDiva across Capterra, TrustRadius and Software Advice.

Coming from real users, this achievement means a great deal, because unlike consultants, users have one criterion that matters the most: how effective the software enables them to be. Clearly, based on these outstanding results, JobDiva makes users more effective than any other digital staffing solution.

Interested parties can use Capterra's compare function to see exactly how JobDiva outperforms other Applicant Tracking Software. To see a full spectrum of opinion, they can then weigh these stellar ratings along with the user reviews on TrustRadius and Software Advice. After doing so, those who would like to see the best–rated staffing and recruitment software in action can connect with JobDiva to receive a free demonstration.

GAEMS M155 Full 1080P HD Portable Monitor Now Available for Pre-Order Exclusively with GameStop

REDMOND, WA—(Marketwired – October 19, 2017) – GAEMS announced today that the new M155 Full HD 1080P performance gaming monitor is now available for pre–order exclusively from GameStop and will launch on November 1. The 15.6″ E LED monitor now features full 1080P HD with a resolution of 1920×1080 at 60Hz and 180 nit brightness. Compatible with Xbox One X, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 Pro, PS4, PS3, and the Nintendo Switch. The lightweight and powerful M155 HD is the ultimate solution for enjoying games and entertainment wherever you go.

Weighing less than 2 pounds, the sleek and ultra–portable M155 Full HD monitor lets you experience games, videos and more in crisp, detailed Full HD 1080P resolution, and the hinged, anti–slip rubber feet support a 12 degree viewing angle. A zippered neoprene sleeve is included for additional padding and protection while on the go.

Features of the GAEMS M155 Full HD include:

  • OSD Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, and Italian
  • Micro USB power port
  • HDMI Port 1.4 (without CEC function)
  • Integrated speaker
  • 3.5mm headphone jack 1W
  • ¼ camera screw socket compatible with mounts, clamps and tripods
  • Control buttons for Menu, Volume, Brightness and Power

The M155 ships complete with an HDMI cable, a USB “Y Split” power cable and 5V/2A power adapter plug, a protective neoprene sleeve and remote control. For more information and to pre–order the M155, visit GameStop.com.

About Gaming and Entertainment Mobile Systems (GAEMS)
Gaming and Entertainment Mobile Systems is a U.S. company created by gamers, for gamers. GAEMS is known for consistently producing top quality products including the Vanguard, Sentry, M155 and M240 performance gaming monitors and other gaming accessories. From college students and professional athletes to CEOs and troops stationed around the globe, gamers enjoy the mobility, quality and virtually lag–free competitive advantage of GAEMS.

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IDG Names Kumaran Ramanathan President of IDG Communications

BOSTON, MA—(Marketwired – October 18, 2017) – International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) announced today that based on Michael Friedenberg's decision to step down from his role as CEO of IDG Communications, it has appointed Kumaran Ramanathan (Ram) as President of IDG Communications, Inc. effective October 18, 2017. Ram will oversee IDG's media, data and marketing services operations in 147 countries.

Mr. Friedenberg led the successful transformation of IDG Communications to a modern media, data and services company. Under his leadership, the company moved from a radically decentralized company to a global powerhouse, launching demand generation and marketing services platforms, an innovative editorial strategy, a global brand relaunch, new go–to–market structure, and worldwide events and product launches.

Brett Liu, Director China Oceanwide and President IDG said, “We are excited to have Ram lead IDG Communications. His 9 years at IDG have been highlighted by strong strategic and operational excellence. Ram's unique experience leading IDG Global Services, an umbrella group that comprises IDG Global Solutions, IDG Strategic Marketing Services, International Licensing and the U.S. Corporate Sales team make him well suited to take IDG Communications to the next level of growth. With over 27 years of industry experience, Ram has held senior leadership positions at CMP Media, VNU Business Media and Incisive Media before re–joining IDG in October 2010.”

Mr. Ramanathan said, “I am honored by today's announcement. I was fortunate to have worked with Michael for many years as he led the company through the unexpected passing of our Founder Pat McGovern and transformed the company to become the world's largest technology media, data and marketing services company. I'm excited to work with our customers, employees, China Oceanwide, and the IDG Board of Directors to drive the next phase of IDG's growth.”

“The timing was right for me to step down from this position, given IDG's overall health, strong leadership team and a desire to be closer to my family,” Mr. Friedenberg said. “IDG has a very bright future ahead thanks to the talent, passion, and commitment to excellence of our employees around the world, coupled with the incredible leadership and financial resources that China Oceanwide offers.”

Mr. Liu added “The Board is confident that our strong management team, together with Ram and all of IDG's employees will continue our legacy of deep customer relationships and helping our global audience make the smartest technology purchasing decisions. As IDG's founder Pat McGovern often said, I am confident that for IDG 'the best is yet to come'.”

About IDG Communications, Inc.

IDG Communications connects the world of tech buyers with insights, intent and engagement. IDG Communications is the world's largest media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. Our premium brands, including CIO®, Computerworld®, PCWorld® and Macworld®, engage the most powerful audience of technology buyers providing essential guidance on the evolving technology landscape. Our global data intelligence platform activates purchasing intent, powering our clients' success. IDG Marketing Services creates custom content with marketing impact across video, mobile, social and digital. We execute complex campaigns that fulfill marketers' global ambitions seamlessly with consistency that delivers results and wins awards. IDG is the #1 tech media company in the world, per comScore.*

*Source: comScore Media Metrix, Desktop Unique Visitors, Worldwide, January 2017

About China Oceanwide

China Oceanwide is a privately held multi–billion dollar international conglomerate founded by Chairman Zhiqiang Lu. Headquartered in Beijing, China, China Oceanwide's well–established and diversified businesses include operations in financial services, real estate assets, media, technology and strategic investment, with more than 12,000 employees globally.

China Oceanwide is the controlling shareholder of the Shenzhen–listed Oceanwide Holdings Co., Ltd. and Minsheng Holdings Co. Ltd.; the Hong Kong–listed China Oceanwide Holdings Limited and China Oceanwide International Financial Limited; the privately–held Minsheng Securities, Minsheng Trust, and Asia–Pacific Property & Casualty Insurance; and it is the single largest shareholder of Australia–listed CuDECO Ltd. China Oceanwide also is a significant investor in Shanghai–listed China Minsheng Bank. In the United States, China Oceanwide has real estate investments in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Hawaii.

Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at http://www.idg.com.

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Crain's New York Business Names Veteran-Focused, Full-Service Marketing Consultancy Ayni Brigade to 9th Place on Magazine's 2017 “Fast 50 List”

NEW YORK, NY—(Marketwired – October 18, 2017) – Ayni Brigade, which builds strategies and creative concepts to ignite growth for its clients, has been named for the first time to the Crain's New York Business 'Fast 50' list. Ayni Brigade, which is a marketing consultancy combined with a creative boutique, placed 9th on the list ranking the top 50 of New York's fastest growing companies. The “Fast 50″ list is an annual listing of the fastest–growing companies in New York, based on variables that include revenue growth and expansion over the prior three years.

Ayni Brigade has over the last three years seen revenue growth of 4698% and has grown to be one of the most respected new entrants into New York's highly competitive marketing and communications arena. Founded in 2013 by Mark Russell, Sherry Russell and Brian Hollyfield, Ayni Brigade is located in Midtown Manhattan and currently employs 22 people with plans to grow to 35 by the end of 2018.

“To be recognized by Crain's New York Business as one of the fastest growing companies in New York is a testament to how our conscious capitalism model has been embraced by our clients, which range from St. Joseph's Health to SAP to Eaton,” said Mark Russell, CEO, Ayni Brigade. “Our tagline is 'A Force for Growth' and we view that as a mandate for how we serve our clients, always looking for opportunities to help them grow their current customer base and break through to new markets.”

“This recognition is equally a testament to our innovative workforce model, whereby we demonstrate a strong preference for hiring military veterans,” said Brian Hollyfield, Co–Founder and COO, Ayni Brigade, who is himself a veteran. “It is a privilege to work with such a dedicated and talented group of individuals who are now as deeply committed to serving our clients in the marketplace as they were to serving our country at home and abroad.”

The Crain's Fast 50 article on Ayni Brigade can be found at:

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/features/2017–fast50/ayni–brigade

About Ayni Brigade:

Ayni Brigade is a marketing consultancy combined with an award–winning creative boutique. Ayni Brigade ignites company growth by developing brilliant insights and innovative growth strategies and, where appropriate, producing compelling creative. Founded in 2013, Ayni Brigade practices conscious capitalism, and has enriched the typical workforce model by leveraging the intelligence–gathering skills, strategic and tactical thinking, and the integrity and leadership of military veterans. We're proud that over half of the staff not only attended top universities but also served their country through the armed forces. Ayni Brigade also gives back by donating a percent of our profits to some of the nation's top Veteran's Service Organizations. In 2017, Ayni Brigade was ranked #9 on Crain's New York Business list of the fastest growing companies in the greater New York City area.

Tourism Jasper Selects MediaValet to Manage Global Brand Assets

VANCOUVER, BC—(Marketwired – October 18, 2017) – MediaValet Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MVP), a leading provider of cloud–based digital asset management (DAM) software, is happy to announce that Tourism Jasper, the official marketing organization of Jasper, Alberta and Jasper National Park, has selected MediaValet to create a central media library to manage their extensive and rapidly growing collection of brand assets.

As the keepers of the Jasper brand, Tourism Jasper relies on marketing campaigns and brand assets to attract tourists from all over the world. Their goal is to become globally recognized as the premier and year–round destination in the Canadian Rockies. Selective and highly targeted use of stunning photography and video assets, showcasing Jasper's natural beauty, are key to driving demand for the Jasper experience year–round.

Prior to MediaValet, Tourism Jasper stored their rapidly growing collection of brand assets across multiple online storage platforms and internal servers. The process of finding and sharing assets was extremely labor–intensive and wasted hours of the team's time and effort. Today, with MediaValet, the team can quickly and easily search their extensive collection of HD photos, videos and other high value brand assets and seamlessly share them with travel agencies, partners and media in the required formats and sizes.

“When our team gave MediaValet a try, we were blown away with how easy and intuitive the platform was to navigate,” commented James Jackson, General Manager at Tourism Jasper. “Having our entire brand library in a single, highly secure and reliable, and easily accessible system has increased the productivity of our entire team and that of our partners. We're now able to collaborate more effectively and as a result, drive demand for the Jasper experience!”

Officially recognized as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1984, Jasper & Jasper National Park, are charged with preserving the visual history of their region for all of mankind to enjoy and learn from.

“Being based in Vancouver, on the West Coast of Canada, many of us at MediaValet live our lives in the shadows of the great Canadian Rockies,” commented David MacLaren, founder and CEO of MediaValet. “For those that haven't had experienced the jaw dropping vistas of Jasper National Park, stop what you're doing and add it to you list of must go places. We're truly honored to be a small part of Tourism Jasper's efforts to preserve and share the awe–inspiring experience that is Jasper National Park.”

About Tourism Jasper
Tourism Jasper is the official marketing organization of Jasper and Jasper National Park, Canada's base of adventure. As the keepers of the Jasper brand, our role is to present Jasper as it really is: an awe–inspiring and authentic Rocky Mountain destination — the entry point to Canada's most epic adventures. It is from here that the greatest personal expeditions begin; where explorers and wanderers from around the world collect to enjoy the activities, accommodations, restaurants, and businesses of the town of Jasper, before taking on the real Canadian Rockies of Jasper National Park. Welcome those prepared to Venture Beyond.

About MediaValet Inc.
MediaValet stands at the forefront of the cloud–based digital asset management industry. Built exclusively on Microsoft Azure and available on 44 highly secure, reliable and hyper scalable Microsoft data centers around the world, MediaValet is uniquely equipped to meet the digital asset management needs of any organization, no matter its size, its industry or its location. Cutting–edge technology, exceptional product design, and unlimited friendly customer service are at the core of MediaValet's DNA — ensuring exceptional customer and user experiences are delivered at all times.

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