DESE Board of Education votes to approve hybrid work model

   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Board of Education voted to amend its rules to allow hybrid work schedules this week. Under the new rule, employees would be able to work remotely or through a hybrid work model if approved by management. The policy is meant to promote … Read more

New York is 48th State to Approve Cambridge Mobile Telematics’ Insurance Scoring Model

New York is 48th State to Approve Cambridge Mobile Telematics’ Insurance Scoring Model

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the global leader in smartphone telematics, announced its behavior-based premium insurance scoring model has just been approved in New York for personal lines. By adding the Empire State, CMT now has scoring models approved in 48 of 50 U.S. States plus Washington D.C. CMT’s solution assesses crash risk based … Read more

Explained: What is the Beed model of crop insurance Maharashtra is pushing for?

On Tuesday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him for state-wide implementation of the ‘Beed model’ of the crop insurance scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yogna (PMFBY). How does the insurance scheme work? Launched in 2016, the flagship PMFBY insures farm losses against inclement weather events. Farmers pay 1.5-2% … Read more

This Private Island Is A Model For Post-Covid Travel

Como Parrot Cay resort in the Turks and Caicos Caribbean islands

A confluence of technology, government cooperation and medical expertise came together to keep Parrot Cay open during the pandemic. Here’s how they did it:  Como Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos Caribbean islands Courtesy Como Hotels and Resorts “Do you want to see something crazy? Look here.”  Jimmy the tour guide plunges his bare hand down … Read more

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing unveils first Alabama production model

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing unveils first Alabama production model

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) announced the first vehicle in the production lineup at its Alabama manufacturing plant – the all-new Corolla Cross – following on the heels of a Toyota announcement on Wednesday. The joint venture partnership between Mazda Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. is in a hiring boom to prepare for production on the Corolla Cross … Read more