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Avoiding the four post-lockdown threats to clear communications

Avoiding the four post-lockdown threats to clear communications As states across the country start to reopen, there’s a sense of both relief and nervousness among businesses. Easing the lockdown is essential for getting the economy moving again. At the same time, we already have our hands full. According to Strategy + Business:   “Companies are …

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Clear communications ease the strain on government contact centers

Clear communications ease the strain on government contact centers The pressure on our public sector is higher than ever right now. Statesand local governments are working around the clock to reopen. At the same time, they are dealing with the aftermath created by months of shutdown.   Government contact centers have been hit with a …

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Regulation Best Interest makes brokers communicate in plain English

Regulation Best Interest makes brokers communicate in plain English On June 30th, 2020, the SEC’s Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) comes into effect. If you’re a broker-dealer or adviser, you need to be ready now. It involves creating Form CRS – client relationship summaries – written in plain language and in a maximum of four …

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VT Docs 3.3 Now Available for On-Prem Customers

VT Docs 3.3 Now Available for On-Prem Customers VT Docs 3.3 is now available to all on-prem Customers. A combination of research and customer feature requests drove this release. Thank you to everyone who contributed their ideas, time and efforts! VT Docs 3.3 – Main Features This release contains two main features: Improved PDF parsing …

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VT Readability Version 2.4.4 Released to On-Premise Customers

VT Readability Version 2.4.4 Released to On-Premise Customers VT Readability version 2.4.4 is now available to on premise customers. This release includes all the features made available to cloud customers in version 2.4 and 2.4.3 as well as support for Single Sign On. Major highlights in this release include: Improvement over time. Readability automatically tracks …

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Understanding your Regulation Best Interest obligations

Understanding your Regulation Best Interest obligations Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) is the SEC’s new ruling that comes into effect on 30 June 2020. Broker-dealers and advisers will need to create new documents (called Form CRS) covering their: Services Fees Conflicts of interest This presents huge challenges for financial services organizations. And that’s not even …

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Crossing the jargon divide. Stop using insider jargon for external communications

Crossing the jargon divide.Stop using insider jargon for external communications Workplace or internal jargon can be problematic. It’s not clear to everyone what certain phrases mean. Think of “looping someone in” or “low-hanging fruit” as examples of overused corporate jargon. But what about “frequent flyer” in a healthcare context – would you know what this …

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VT Readability Version 2.4.3 Released to Cloud Customers

VT Readability Version 2.4.3 Released to Cloud Customers VT Readability version 2.4.3 is now available to all cloud customers. It comes with updates to VT Readability and VT Insights as well as some brand new functionality. Major highlights in this release include: Addition of Revision Deltas on the result view Ability to filter based on …

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Changes in Government Contracting

Changes in Government Contracting What Proposal Managers need to know from the COVID-19 fallout Thinking back to January we couldn’t have predicted we would find ourselves in a completely ‘new normal’. As a proposal professional, you are working from home, with no corporate travel. Virtual events proliferate. As we wrote in this recent blog-post, COVID-19 …

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Best in Class – Learn from those communicating best during COVID-19

Best in Class – Learn from those communicating best during COVID-19 We’re currently experiencing a global crisis like no other. COVID-19 has taken hold in a matter of months. It emerged at the beginning of the year. By Spring, it had spread to pretty much all corners of the globe. Information is changing constantly, sometimes …

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