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Victory Starts Here!

The four TRADOC functions of DESIGN. ACQUIRE. BUILD and IMPROVE are crucial to enable the Army to meet specific Army strategic aimpoints. These aimpoints are defined in the Army Strategic Plan between now and 2050 for the three chief of staff of the Army priorities of Readiness (Current Fight), Future Army (Future Fight) and Take Care of the Troops (Always). These aimpoints describe Army capabilities and conditions for the Current Fight, Next Fight and Future Fight.

TRADOC designs the future force to ensure that the United States Army remains the dominate land power in the world.

Multi-Domain Battle is the concept that will allow the Army, with the Joint Force, to maintain military dominance by developing both greater self-sufficiency and deeper joint integration to fight and win without assured air, sea, space and cyber dominance.

TRADOC recruits the next generation of Soldiers and leaders.

Improve Accessions Enterprise: The Army is Soldiers. The Army requires an accessions system that finds and recruits the best future Soldiers across the nation.

TRADOC trains the next generation of Soldiers and leaders.

Soldier 2020 will ensure all entering Soldiers have the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to succeed in their MOS. It maximizes the Army’s use of available talent.

Lessons learned, refined doctrine and leader development merge at TRADOC to improve the Army .

  • Adapt the Institutional Army: the Army must change for the information age. New methods of training, education, career management, logistical support, financial management, communication–internal and external, and a host of others will improve the Army.
  • New Doctrine: battlefield experiences combined with new concepts require new doctrine that effectively describes how the Army will accomplish its assigned missions.
  • Talent Management: the Army must transcend its industrial age personnel management systems to fully develop and employ the talents each Soldier brings to the fight.
  • Army University: TRADOC is reforming and systematizing the Army school system to make it both more effective and more efficient.
  • NCO 2020: the future will place greater demands on NCOs. NCO 2020 ensures that NCOs have the skills, training and experiences to continue to lead the Army into the future.

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    WASHINTON The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to confirm former Army Ranger Ryan McCarthy as the next under secretary of the Army. President Donald J. Trump nominated McCarthy in June. [read more ]

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. – U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command graduated the second class of the Intermediate Leader Development Program July 21, establishing itself as a model Civilian D. [read more ]

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The U.S. Army is implementing a plan to update mission command network software and hardware across 400 Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard units beginni. [read more ]

    WASHINGTON As Medal of Honor recipient Jim McCloughan was inducted into the Hall of Heroes Tuesday, he reflected on those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and the bond he formed with his fel. [read more ]

    After accepting the TRADOC colors, I understand the responsibility placed in my rucksack. As we design the Army, we also design the future of our nation, and that is a responsibility I will not take lightly.

    DAVID G. PERKINS
    General, U.S. Army
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    13/09/2017

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  • Divorce – Civil Division, Queens Supreme Court – N #court, #courts,

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    Divorce

    Preliminary Conference

    Counsel and Litigants are encouraged to refer to the Divorce Resources site for forms.

    Effective immediately, the Queens Supreme Matrimonial Department shall utilize the Preliminary Conference form listed under General Forms .

    Notice

    All orders to show cause containing an application for the issuance of an Order of Protection will be treated as an emergency and emergency procedures must be followed. The court is required to conduct a hearing before issuance of an order of protection, and the applying party and their attorney, if any, must be present.

    Family Protection and Domestic Violence Intervention Act

    In accordance with the Family Protection and Domestic violence intervention Act of 1994, an automated statewide registry will be operative effective October 1, 1995. The legislation requires that the registry contain information involving orders of protection and warrants issued statewide in connection with criminal, Family Court and matrimonial cases involving family violence. Effective October 1, 1995, all requests for an order of protection must be submitted with a completed Family Protection Registry information sheet. These forms are available in the matrimonial office, Room 140 in Jamaica.

    General Information

    Telephone inquiries regarding decisions on motions will no longer be accepted. This information, as in the past, will be published in the New York Law Journal. Counsel may appear personally and obtain the pertinent information required from the computer terminals made available to the public for that purpose. Any Request to expedite the signing of an uncontested Judgment of Divorce must be done by Notice of Motion filed and made returnable in accordance with matrimonial motion rules.

    Motions must be filed with the matrimonial office at least 5 working days before the return date.

    Effective immediately. the filing of all post-judgment matrimonial motions and orders to show cause must include:
    (a) copy of the judgment;
    (b) calendar number of the said matrimonial action;
    (c) date of the note of issue.

    Additionally, all applications for writs of habeas corpus must indicate, below the present index number, the index number of any previously assigned action and the assigned judge, or state that no other matrimonial actions have been filed.





    27/08/2017

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    Future of EHR Trends #future #of #ehr

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    EHRs were initially conceived as eco-friendly stand-alone replacements for paper medical records. The digital versions would improve clerical and billing procedures, while reducing the space and waste of their traditional counterparts.

    The emergence of social media and the latest iteration of the Internet have refocused our perspective on EHRs as well, with web-based medical records company Practice Fusion being one of the first companies to take advantage of post-Facebook EHRs. The company has recently unveiled two initiatives with a social media bent.

    Earlier this month, Practice Fusion launched a physician-review portal that allows doctors to decide whether or not to make all of their reviews available online. Patients are now able to browse Practice Fusions network of more than 160,000 doctors and healthcare staff.

    Practice Fusion has also released a HIPAA-compliant secure physician messaging feature within its EHR this month. The feature will allow doctors on the company’s network to collaborate with respect to patient care, referrals, and clinical work while utilizing the data within an EHR.

    “Patient care shouldn’t end in the exam room. Legacy EHR technology has failed to provide a way for medical providers to send secure referrals, much less get a quick curbside consultation on clinical cases,” said Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion.

    “Our messaging feature makes communication between providers as easy as sending a Facebook message to a friend—and this could mean the difference between life and death for a patient.”

    Other companies are also starting to look at the EHR as a resource for improving care, increasing efficiency, or making a profit. Allscripts has opened up its Helios platform to enable third party software developers “have access to the tools services needed to have a great development experience and an opportunity to co-market their applications directly to Allscripts clients,” according to the company website.

    If developers were to flock to Allscripts with software and mobile apps, the company could be looking at an App Store-style marketplace. The model would join the fledgling application industry that has made Apple and Google millions of dollars. Successful startups and developers would also see a piece of this EHR-based software boom.

    Lyle Berkowitz is someone who already knows what it’s like to leverage the power of an EHR into a successful business. In 2008, Berkowitz was part of a healthcare IT startup that created Healthfinch. The company’s successful RefillWizard application works in conjunction with many popular EHR systems to delegate prescription refills to a practice’s clinical staff.

    On the Healthfinch website, the company makes an effective pitch about the untapped potential and current problems with many of today’s EHR systems.

    “We’ve seen the problems that healthcare software causes. It slows clinicians down. It doesn t have to be this way. Fortunately, the electronic medical record has laid the foundation for building great healthcare applications. It’s time we start realizing this promise. That’s what we do at healthfinch,” the website reads.

    There are many signs that the floodgates of EHR-based software are about to open. One of the first conferences dedicated entirely to healthcare IT startups will be held this June in Philadelphia. The 54-hour event will focus entirely on developing “applications that target concrete problems in healthcare and develop a commercial case around them.”

    EHR Scope is a leader in EHR consulting and education. They offer a variety of valuable resources to help physicians and practices navigate their way through the EMR implementation process. EHR Scope includes a network of resources for EHR comparison, multimedia industry news and information vital to operating within current Healthcare legislation and guidelines for ARRA stimulus HITECH act. Check out www.ehrscope.com and www.ehrtv.com for more information.





    24/08/2017

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    Web Design Sample Business Plan #services, #service #description, #sales #literature, #fulfillment,

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    Plan Outline

    Web Design Business Plan

    Ibrio Inc. is a full-service Internet solutions provider for small businesses. We focus mainly on the Web, offering the following as our key ‘Bread Butter’ website services:

    • Design and development.
    • Marketing and analysis.
    • Hosting and maintenance.

    We currently offer the following secondary services:

    • E-commerce development.
    • Website renovations and upgrades.
    • Application development (i.e. chatrooms, message boards, online polling, live-feed audio/video, etc.).
    • Website maintenance training.
    • Internet/website education seminars.
    • Database construction.

    We have plans to offer the following services within the next year:

    • Internet access service for small businesses.
    • Local Area Network (LAN) installation.
    • Intranet setup and installation.
    • Result-based website marketing.

    3.1 Service Description

    Website Design and Development: The service that we offer to small businesses is modeled after the service that larger Web development firms offer Fortune 1000 companies in the sense that it is completely customized and unique to each individual client.

    Website Marketing and Analysis: After we build the website for our client, or a new client introduces us to their pre-existing site, we offer this service. As experts of the Web, we can analyze and test a website based on an established set of standards that account for the website’s aesthetic value, scalability, functionality, ease-of-use, and main customer base. After an analysis has been made, we then explore and present to the client a detailed list of the most efficient Internet marketing tools and methods available to them within the constraints of their budget. This type of service is pertinent to our company given the fact that a very large percentage of our clients are on a tight budget and can only afford to take advantage of marketing efforts that are targeted directly at their desired demographic.

    Website Hosting and Maintenance: This service is offered for two reasons. The first reason is because they are both ongoing, continual services that we can use to establish and maintain a strong residual income. The second reason for offering these services is to allow for packaging together with other services either Ibrio Inc. offers, or services an outside company can provide, hence allowing us to expand our range of small business Internet services.

    3.2 Sales Literature

    Ibrio Inc. currently distributes a sales folder with all the pertinent information about our company and services. This folder includes our strong points, history, portfolio examples, and pricing packages info. It also contains facts based on the growth and popularity of the Internet for small businesses.

    Ibrio Inc. currently operates and maintains a fully-functioning website that provides information about the company, plus a variety of helpful resources for small business owners which we will be constantly updating.

    In the next six months, we plan to produce and distribute bulk mail and fax flyers promoting our Web development and hosting services to small businesses in Central PA to solicit new business.

    We have plans to offer a more compact version of our main sales folder in a brochure format. This brochure will be available both as a mailer to interested parties and as a sales solicitation in area businesses.

    3.3 Fulfillment

    For the website design, development, marketing, analysis, and maintenance we will employ industry professionals to handle our clients’ needs. Working for the company presently is Brandon Andrews, a professional website development engineer and strategist with four years of experience in the commercial Web development industry. To keep employee costs low, we have designed a “team” development system that will consist of two full-time sales people and three full-time Web developers. Of the Web developers, one position will be filled by a highly-qualified senior Web professional and two lesser-qualified, lower paid developers. All three will work full-time on separate projects provided to them by the sales people. However, the senior developer will have the duty of maintaining the same high quality level of work in the junior developers’ projects, that our clients have learned to expect from us now.

    For the website hosting services we offer, Ibrio Inc. has formed several alliances with industry leaders to provide top-rate, reliable hosting solutions. Forming the alliances has allowed us much flexibility in important hosting features, customizability, and it has drove costs down dramatically. All these benefits are crucial to preserving the integrity of our company as being a ‘fully-rounded Internet solutions provider’ for small businesses.

    3.4 Technology

    It is a given that technology and keeping up with new innovations strongly influence our business. We operate a Windows® based Local Area Network (LAN) in the office that is equipped with the most current software and hardware tools available to meet our project requirements. Within the next year, we will be investing in additional tools that will extend our capabilities in handling various types of program files (i.e. Macintosh computers, large capacity data storage, and high-end image scanners). We also have plans to purchase licensing agreements with our major software vendors to allow for automatic upgrades in new software tools.

    Currently we own and operate both a professional digital and film camera for the purpose of offering on-site and in-house product and business photography to our clients. We would like to improve upon these services in the near future by purchasing a more complete photography system, it has been our experience that this is a service many small businesses are recognizing as a crucial part of their online marketing efforts and would take advantage of it were we to offer such a service.

    3.5 Future Services

    Local Area Network Installation: These days, a quickly increasing number of small businesses are using computers as a necessary tool in the everyday operations of the company. We would like to be able to expand our current services to meet this new demand. We will handle every aspect of setting up a small business with an internal network of computers from purchasing, installing, and configuring the machines to software integration and educating the employees on proper usage and operating functions.

    Intranet Setup Installation: In our plan, after developing an Internet website for outside marketing purposes, we would like to offer the service of implementing the website into the network for use in all the business day-to-day operations. This would include extensive product/service cataloging, vital employee and management information, sharing of accounting and inventory details, etc. all intended for strictly company uses.

    Internet Access for Small Business: This feature would act as another residual, packageable service. We would target small businesses exclusively allowing us to provide more flexibility and affordability to our clients through discounted high volume rates, value added service packages, and much more aggressive technical support services.

    Result-based Marketing: This is a service that no small business can turn down. We have plans to offer aggressive, intensified marketing services with the fees based solely on results. To achieve this, we are in the process of forming multiple partnerships and alliances with industry specific Internet websites and various other software and service-oriented companies that provide specific marketing services and tools based on results achieved. We feel as though offering this rare service will dramatically increase our portfolio of clients.





    17/08/2017

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    Uncontested Divorce – DIY Forms #court, #courts, #new #york, #new #york

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    Uncontested Divorce Program

    Aviso: Este programa es en ingl s, pero obtendr su traducci n al pulsar sobre ESPA OL. Deber responder en ingl s o el tribunal rechazar sus documentos.

    An “uncontested” divorce is where both you and the person you want to divorce agree to divorce and there is an agreement about what will happen to your finances and property after the divorce. [Learn more about Divorce ]

    You can use this program if:

    • You and the person you want to divorce are over 18 years of age,
    • You and the person you want to divorce have no “children” under 21 years of age ,
    • Your marriage has been over for at least 6 months and your relationship can’t be saved, AND
    • All marital property issues, including debt, have been settled.

    Information Checklist

    You will need the following information with you when you use this program:

    • The name, previous last names (if any), current address, social security number, and phone number of the person you want to divorce.
    • A copy of your marriage certificate.
    • If you have any of the following: Settlement Agreement, Order of Protection, etc.
    • If you have an extreme financial hardship and can’t afford the court fees: information about your income, the things you own, and how much you spend a month on utilities and rent.

    Download and print the checklist of information you will need to complete this program.

    Start

    Note: You will be taken to our partner website called LawHelp Interactive.

    You can Sign Up to Save Your Work or go directly to the program without signing up by clicking on Get Started or Go . Then check to agree to the Terms of Use and click on Continue to begin the program.

    About DIY Forms

    Who Can Use These Programs?
    You can use DIY Forms if:

    • you’re a court user and you don’t have a lawyer;
    • you’re a legal services provider;
    • you’re a pro bono lawyer. Pro bono lawyers filing a DIY Form must submit thispro bono affirmation .
    • you’re from a low-bono (reduced fee) program recognized and authorized to use the DIY Form programs by the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program. You must submit this low-bono affirmation with the filing.

    Commercial use is prohibited and no one may charge for using these programs. When you begin the program, you will be asked to accept these terms of use.

    Computer Requirements
    In order to use DIY Form programs, make sure you have the following:

    Note: If you’re on a Mac and do not have Microsoft Word, this program will not work for you.

    Help Using DIY Forms
    See Frequently Asked Questions for help using DIY Form programs.

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    04/08/2017

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    Accounting For Your Future #afyf, #accounting #for #your #future, #accounting, #future,

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    Overdue Payments & Example Letters

    Many businesses dread dealing with customers who have outstanding accounts or unpaid bills. Sometimes these matters can be unavoidable, however, so it pays to have a clear system in place to deal with these situations. There are also steps that can be taken from the very beginning of a business transaction to avoid late payment. These include:

    • agreeing to the price at the quoting stage, including any interest or charges for late payment,
    • making sure payment terms are clear, and potentially offering first time or one off clients a shorter payment term,
    • conducting credit checks if necessary,
    • always invoicing on time, and
    • following up invoices with statements.

    To avoid spending valuable time and effort chasing late payments you should consider having collection letter templates ready to use and a timing process for sending each one already in place.

    As well as having a set policy in place it is also important to document everything, for example, when and what letters are sent, or outcomes of any phone conversations with the customer. These may become legal records later if you have to take action with a collection agency or solicitor.

    These letters should range from a friendly reminder to a final notice:

    1st letter short and friendly reminder, can be included on statement page
    2nd letter follow up to reminder, more direct and less cordial than the first
    3rd letter demand payment within 7 days or threaten legal action
    4th letter demand payment and state legal proceedings will be started by a certain date.

    Keep in mind that the goal of these letters should be to retain customer goodwill as well as to encourage prompt payment.

    If you do end up having to send a final notice to a client it is important that you don t make empty threats but be prepared to follow through with collection measures. Often a firm letter on solicitors letterhead will get more immediate results.

    Below are examples of outstanding account letters that can be downloaded for use and edited as required.





    30/07/2017

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    Space Future – Space Tourism #book #cheap #flight #tickets

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    The main problem about space is how much it costs to get there: it’s too expensive! And that’s mainly because launch vehicles are expendable – either entirely, like satellite launchers, or partly, like the space shuttle.

    So we need reusable launch vehicles. The trouble is that these will not only reduce the cost of launch – they’ll also put the makers out of business, unless there’s more to launch than just a few satellites a year, as there are today.

    Fortunately there’s a market that will generate far more launch business than satellites ever well – passenger travel. Market Research has shown that the idea of space tourism is very very popular. And so, just like aviation, the launch industry is going to find that most of its business will be carrying passengers.

    But this idea of Space Tourism isn’t at all familiar to most people, including the space industry, who are used to the idea that space is for research or military activities. Few people are aware of how much work has been done to show that tourism is a realistic goal, and how rapidly this work is now progressing .

    Once travel to orbit becomes a commercial service, the question of how to get to space will be mainly one of saving up for a ticket – or looking for work in one of the many space hotels that will be built. Space offers unique pleasures including the view, and zero gravity activities that provide a whole range of things to do on an orbital holiday – including space sports .

    Importantly, and contrary to what many people assume, the space agencies are not at all interested in space tourism, and are not trying to bring it about. This is a pity because space activities will never be profitable until tourism services begin, remaining small-scale, expensive, and dependent on taxes which come from you – which would you prefer?

    15/04/2017

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