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Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford on the importance of improving rural access to technology

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Land O’Lakes, often sounds more like an activist than she does a Big Ag chief executive. On the latest episode of Fortune podcast “Leadership Next,” Ford talks about her cause: bringing technology to the rural communities that need it to survive the pandemic and in the modern world that often moves forward without them. ” data-reactid=”20″Beth Ford, CEO of the $15 billion farmer-owned cooperative Land O’Lakes, often sounds more like an activist than she does a Big Ag chief executive. On the latest episode of Fortune podcast “Leadership Next,” Ford talks about her cause: bringing technology to the rural communities

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Why digital advertising is here to stay



a close up of a sign: Digital advertising is increasingly being adopted by brands in order to chart an effective communication strategy


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Digital advertising is increasingly being adopted by brands in order to chart an effective communication strategy

The rise in consumption of digital media across the country has forced organisations to think ‘digital.’ “Indian government had never indulged in digital advertising, however, this year we had to issue a policy where we began investing in digital advertising so as to reach masses since digital newspapers have become more popular than newspapers,” Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, said. He was speaking at the 16th Marketing Conclave held by industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), virtually.

For Girish Agarwal, director, Dainik Bhaskar Group, the pandemic has made publishers aware of the fact that readers like to be updated 24×7. “In the covid-era, a new dual trend has set in. While people read newspapers in the morning, they go to the news websites

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City remains mum about computer system problems | Local News

An effort in writing by the Telegram to find out more details from City Hall about reports of a disruption to the City of Rocky Mount’s computer system has been unsuccessful at this time, with the exception being the police department.

Cpl. Clay Wilder, who fields questions from the Telegram about arrests and crimes in Rocky Mount, on Tuesday said the computer issues are affecting the police department.

Wilder said the reporting of crimes to the news media is at a virtual standstill as officers cannot access online reports they need to distribute public information.

Wilder also said that presently in response to incidents, “Officers are having to write out all the reports by hand.”

He added, “This reminds me of how we did things in the department 20 years ago.”

Wilder would not speculate on the reasons for the computer shutdown and quoted only from the City of Rocky

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Shared electric scooters pilot program launches in King County

Lime scooters wait for customers at Auckland’s Wynyard Wharf on November 28, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

A one-year pilot program for shared electric scooters launched Monday in King County in the North Highline Urban Unincorporated Area, including White Center. Shared scooters operate similarly to bike share programs, where anyone can access a scooter using a smartphone app, ride to their destination, and leave it in an appropriate location.

E-scooters could arrive in White Center before end of year

The new electric scooters are operated by Lime, which has tested both bike and car share programs in Seattle over the past few years. It is still possible to ride if you don’t have a smartphone or credit card, just contact Lime to learn about its discounted program for qualified riders.

King County says shared scooter use is increasing where they are available, as riding alone

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Hyland acquires Another Monday, German-based Software Developer

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Hyland software continues to expand their portfolio with the acquisition of an another automation developing operating system. 

‘Another Monday,’ a German-based robotic process automation (RPA) software developer, was recently purchased by Hyland.

“Adding RPA to Hyland’s content services platform extends and augments our low-code process automation offerings, enabling a next level of digital transformation to all of our customers,” said Bill Priemer, president and CEO of Hyland. “We look forward to getting to know our Another Monday colleagues, welcoming our new customers and partners to the Hyland community and incorporating this powerful technology into our existing solutions.”

“The RPA market is an exciting and challenging space with rapid growth and a vast number of possible applications that organizations can easily combine and integrate for better and more flexible business processes support,” said Hans Martens, CEO of Another Monday. “We see Hyland as the best fit to embed

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