Lambda Solutions Announces Partnership with Catalyst IT Europe for Zoola Analytics

VANCOUVER, B.C. (PRWEB) November 23, 2017

Zoola Analytics Powered by Lambda Solutions and Catalyst IT Europe, are thrilled to announce their strategic partnership. Zoola Analytics is the eLearning industry’s leading reporting and analytics solution for open-source Moodle and Totara Learn and xAPI learning technology. Catalyst IT Europe specializes in developing, designing and supporting enterprise grade systems using open-source technologies.

“We are excited to be partnering with Zoola Analytics to make their award-winning solution available to all clients of Catalyst IT Europe,” said Jacques Labuschagne, Managing Director of Catalyst IT Europe. “With Zoola, we are driving more value to our clients by arming our users with reporting and analytics from a best-in-class solution. We are confident that this will allow users to make better business decisions and more effectively compete in their respective industries.”

Highlights of Zoola for Catalyst IT EU:

  • Ability to provide ROI on eLearning Management programs
  • Improved control over data, and
  • Ability to demonstrate adherence to regulatory compliance

“This partnership is very exciting for both organizations,” says Shevy Levy, CEO of Lambda Solutions. “We look forward to working with Catalyst IT EU and expanding the opportunities that they are able to offer their clients with Zoola.”

Catalyst IT is one of the largest partners of Totara in the United Kingdom and the first UK partner for the Canadian-based technology company Lambda Solutions, creator of Zoola Analytics.

About Catalyst:

Catalyst IT Europe is part of a global team of skilled open source technologists who specialise in developing, designing and supporting enterprise grade systems using open source technologies. The Catalyst IT group are one of Moodle's longest standing partners, co-founders of Totara Learn and core developers and maintainers of the Mahara project. For more information about Catalyst IT europe, please visit

About Zoola Analytics Powered by Lambda Solutions:

Zoola Analytics powered by Lambda Solutions, is the market-leading reporting and analytics solution for Moodle, Totara Learn, and xAPI learning technologies. Zoola provides secure access to all of your LMS data and empowers users to quickly and easily create actionable reports and customizable dashboards. Gain real insights from your learning data in minutes, instead of days and have the latest information at your fingertips. Zoola is backed by Lambda Solutions’ decades of expertise in the Learning Management space. Our complete solution includes a full range of training and services to give you the support you need now and in the future. For more information:

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Thomopulos Inducted into National Academy of Construction

MUSCATINE, Iowa (PRWEB) November 23, 2017

Gregs Thomopulos, P.E., chairman emeritus of Stanley Consultants, has been inducted into the 2017 class of the National Academy of Construction (NAC). This organization recognizes and honors individuals for their distinguished contributions to the industry and shares this expertise as a service to the nation.

The 2017 class includes 28 new inductees. More than 300 leaders were considered for NAC’s rigorous nomination and election process.

During the formal induction, Thomopulos was noted as a champion of integrity and ethics in global infrastructure, a leader and mentor to academicians and students, and an outstanding contributor to engineering and to society.

“The new members of the National Academy of Construction, like those before them, have earned the high honor of Academy membership through stellar careers and contributions to the engineering and construction industry,” said Wayne Crew, General Secretary of NAC.

During his 51-year career with Stanley Consultants, Thomopulos served as president of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), which is the global association of consulting engineering firms, based in Geneva, Switzerland, and as chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), based in Washington, D.C.

About Stanley Consultants: Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants is a global consulting engineering firm that provides program management, planning, engineering, environmental and construction services worldwide. Recognized for its commitment to client service and a passion to make a difference, Stanley Consultants brings global knowledge, experience and capabilities to serve clients in the energy, water, transportation and Federal markets. Since 1913, Stanley Consultants has successfully completed more than 25,000 engagements in all 50 states, U.S. territories, and in 113 countries. For more information on Stanley Consultants, please visit

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BDA partners with government to attract cryptocurrency

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) will take a lead role in an initiative launched by the Bermuda government today to accelerate the establishment and growth of digital currency business on the island.

Premier David Burt announced a new Bermuda government initiative to attract and grow digital currency business in Bermuda

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At a press conference held by Premier the Hon David Burt and National Security Minister the Hon Wayne Caines, the government announced the formation of a task force comprising two teams to advance Bermuda’s regulatory environment as a destination for utility tokens, tokenised securities, cryptocurrencies, and coin offerings.

BDA Consultant for Emerging Technologies John Narraway was named as chair of the Blockchain Business Development Working Group, while BDA Board member Lydia Dickens will chair the Blockchain Legal and Regulatory Working Group, of which the BDA’s Head of Business Development Sean Moran will also be a member. Minister for National Security Minister Wayne Caines will lead the effort.

“We are pleased to partner with the government and drive business development efforts of this strategy,” said BDA CEO Ross Webber. “It’s all part of our agency’s push for economic diversification, to bring new business to the island, help boost GDP and create jobs, and ensure existing industry service providers are able to benefit, grow and expand. It’s about innovating based on the strengths of the Bermuda market.”

Today’s announcement follows recent visits by the BDA to Silicon Valley to encourage start-up incubators to the island and the incorporation of two digital currency entities—e-sports company Unikrn Bermuda—and iCash, an online entertainment enterprise—in the past few months. As well, Bermuda saw the successful residency of Hub Culture’s digital currency-powered innovation campus at the Ariel Sands property this summer. Another company, Vaphr, founded by Aron Dutta, the former global head of blockchain at IBM and managing director at Cisco Systems, is also in the process of incorporating its global platform on the island.

“There are significant opportunities in the sphere of cryptocurrency, but that window is getting smaller and moving faster than ever before,” said Narraway, who has been examining emerging technologies for the BDA, including crypto assets, artificial intelligence, and biotech. “We are looking at all these areas and zeroing in on the key ones to move on.”

Premier Burt said a regulatory framework for distributed ledger technologies (DLT) would become operational in early 2018. The framework would regulate the activities of firms operating in or from Bermuda that use DLT to store or transmit value belonging to others, such as virtual currency exchanges, coins and securitized tokens.

Coins or cryptocurrencies are digital currencies like bitcoin in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds. They operate independently of a central bank. Tokenised securities represent shares of a business, while utility tokens are services or units of such that can be purchased, providing a way to fund projects of shared infrastructure.

“Bermuda is committed to building upon its position as an innovative international business centre,” said Premier Burt, “and is considering a complementary regulatory framework covering the promotion and sale of utility tokens, aligned with the DLT framework.”

The government said Bermuda-based token issuers would need to join and comply with the code of conduct of the new Bermuda Crypto Association, including measures to ensure enhanced business transparency, KYC and AML.

The BDA has established a webpage providing information for those interested in establishing a cryptocurrency business in Bermuda:


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