Monthly Archives: October 2014

University Development


German and Palestinian students discuss conflicts in their cultures college partnership Bethlehem Cologne brings video conference seminar successfully a Cologne/Bethlehem, October 16, 2008 – seven students of the University of Bethlehem to sit on their chairs and look at the monitor in front of them. “There they see live their colleagues of the Catholic University in Cologne, with which it jointly the video conference seminar participation in a society characterized by diversity” visit. Through this technique, a new teaching method arises in the college partnership. Students and professors of the two universities occur despite a distance of thousands of kilometres in an intercultural understanding and exchange knowledge, by presenting papers from different disciplines and discuss dealing with conflicts in their cultures”, explained Ingeborg Tiemann, specialist in the civil peace service of work community for development aid (AGEH) and lecturer at the University of Bethlehem. For sensitive Topics from religion and politics were often irritated the participants. You were faced with foreign thought and experienced their own thinking suddenly no longer taken for granted. But rather than to hold back out of courtesy when disagreements, they included in the protection of the media courage, open conflicts to allow.

For me as a specialist in the civil peace service, conflicts are a part of every social life together. It comes not to suppress them, participants should rather jointly consciously experience”, as Tiemann next. Conflicts expanded the horizons, provided that they do not turn into violence. Michael Steeb, Managing Director of AGEH, confirmed: the students learn a constructive dealing with conflicts during the joint work. In private life and in her later career she can share this ability and have a multiplier effect”. The AGEH closer to their vision of a peaceful world for a piece. About the AGEH: 1959 founded Association for development aid e.V. (AGEH) is the personal service of German Catholics for international cooperation and state-recognised development service.

25 members carry the Club. These include Catholic development organizations, such as the Episcopal Relief Organization Misereor, the Kolping Society and the Caritasverband. At the Cologne headquarters, 46 employees serve the now approx. 280 professionals from abroad. The AGEH is one also of eight carriers of the program funded by the Federal Government civilian peace service”. The AGEH wants to contribute that living in a world in full development for all is possible, people live in dignity and the poor as makers and designers can act autonomously their own development and their community. Contact: Association for development aid (AGEH) e. V. wife Katharina Engels press and work community outreach Ripuarenstr. 8, 50679 Koln phone 0221/8896-210 fax 0221/8896-100 E-Mail: network integrated communication Patrick Schroeder Coburg road 3 53113 Bonn phone + 49 228 620 43 82 fax + 49 228 620 44 75 email:

South American Conference


The South American Conference on migration (CSM) is a process that had its beginnings at the initiative of some Governments and with the technical cooperation of IOM (International Organization for migration), in Lima, in the year of 1999 from the South American meeting on migration, integration and development, in which participated all South American countries except for Guyana and Suriname. At this event, Governments recognized the importance attached migratory movements within the region and the need to maintain regular consultations from which future conferences would be organized. The meeting initially featured the participation of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela; carried out in the year 2000, La I South American Conference on migration in the city of Buenos Aires, which decided to invite to participate in this process to Guyana and Suriname. From the year 2001 until 2008 subsequent ones have been conducted editions, namely: II CSM in Santiago de Chile (2001); III CSM in Quito, Ecuador (2002); IV CSM in Montevideo, Uruguay (2003), V in La Paz, Bolivia (2004); VI in Asuncion, Paraguay (2006), 7th in Caracas, Venezuela (2007); VIII CSM in Montevideo, Uruguay (2008), in this process, in addition to the annual conferences have been held technical consultation meetings (RTC) and a series of workshops, seminars, forums, on issues of relevance to member countries have been made. Structure and functioning. The CSM is the top instance of political decision of the South American process, aimed to generate and coordinate initiatives and programmes to promote and develop policies on international migration and its relationship to regional development and integration. From the beginning, the CSM is celebrated annually in the territory of any member country that is offered to act as host, organizer and host of the event, receiving the title of President Pro-Tempore. The programme of work of the CSM, so-called Plan of action on labour migration in South America, must be updated regularly, according to decision of the Member countries, within the framework of the deliberations of each Conference.

Federal Government


The revision of the ‘budget approach services’ since 01.01.2009. With the rules applicable since 1 January 2009 the deductibility of \”Household near services\”, the Federal Government doubled the sentence for the deduction. Thus 2009 up to 1.200 euros at the income tax return can be claimed since the beginning of the year. Jan Reichelt, owner of PC service provider computer / service / Goppingen, gives you some tips on what to keep in mind is: \”many customers, which so far have included services and service around on the computer, notebook, network and telecommunications service, do not know, that this can be claimed in the income tax return. There is still the general assumption that only services such as painting and renovations or even domestic helpers and cleaning work are tax deductible,\”says Jan Reichelt. \”But that since 01.01.2009 uniform rules made by the Federal Government, and also services in the field of computer and network or even DSL and telecommunications with\” up to 20 percent of the total cost not to exceed 6,000 euros may be asserted, few people know.\” What services are tax deductible and what is the payment? Only services and servicing are favored.

Goods or activities involving the acquisition of goods in the foreground is involved in the IRS not. To the beneficiaries work measures referred to in the definition \”Haushaltsnahe services\” also activities such as, for example, the repair of personal computers are thus in addition to the General activities as for example lawn mowing, window paint or moving work. The pure service or repair character of the activity is important. \”Failure and replacement of the power supply in your PC or replacement of memory the material is not accepted, by the tax office. But, the service for the repair action with the income tax return can be specified with. Please note that services and material on the invoice must be listed separately\”explains Jan Reichelt.

Computer Tale


Computer technology and the Internet are becoming increasingly in everyday life. Without computer literacy, we currently do not represent the modern man. From our site can read tales for children and beginners computer users – ‘The Adventures of Baytik’. The purpose of the site – to facilitate the younger man basic skills of computer use. The site attempts to create a tutorial for young and novice users. Everyone knows that the basic knowledge, including in the field of computer literacy are laid in childhood.

That’s why we decided to present some useful information, young users in the form of a fictitious narrative, as we hope, clear to the child’s perception. Fictional fairy tale character Baytik we tell stories to readers here suggested how to use the clipboard and how to make a screenshot (picture Eran) what is the algorithm works with ICQ and many more interesting things. What? To this we do not know the answer and hope to find it with site users. Ask topics that you think will be of interest for novice users. After all We have or will have children and grandchildren.

Help them ideas to use computers easily and with pleasure and for yourself! Once you read this, certain skills using a computer you already have. Tell them future generations! Your little effort now will ensure a comfortable beginning of your children and grandchildren on the computer. Also, we want to obtain knowledge of the computer it would be fun and entertaining for children as well as for adults. We are waiting for you at our site with your ideas about how to facilitate children and novice computer user.

Biathlon Circus


Ski Hunter and spectators between Bohemia and Moravia/Losberger VIP tent in Nove Mesto the interplay of power, stamina and technique as well as the mental strength and the ability to concentrate despite the great efforts during the run, makes so unique and exciting biathlon, also for the spectators. Losberger represented World Cup that season 2011/2012 in Nove Mesto na Morave mid-January was to the 5th biathlon with a two-story Emporium for the VIP area. Thus, the new biathlon site in the Czech Republic celebrated its premiere in the World Cup. Although hardly any of this place in the Bohemian Moravian Highlands has heard BBs liked the elite of the international ski Hunter and the spectators. The final day of the World Cup drew a record crowd of 18000 visitors to the stadium after all. The tranquil small town Nove Mesto lies 170 km southeast of Prague.

It is the largest ski centre in the Czech Republic. 2008 it bore the biathlon European Championships with his modern winter stadium. The staging of the World Cup this year was the responsible preparation on the Biathlon World Cup 2013, of the 10000 soul community also appear as a host. It will be also the first Biathlon World Championships on Czech soil. The temporary VIP system from Losberger was built right next to the big Stadium of spectators along the goal line. By the 30-metre glass front of Losberger emporiums, the views remained free on the stadium with the shooting range, which was completed and inaugurated in February 2007 with the European Cup within 16 months. From the heated VIP area on the upper floor, the guests had a good look at the competition, where the best biathletes in the world medals shot and ran. Despite extreme weather conditions with heavy snowfall during the construction work the tent was transferred team the Los Berger in only 4 days to the Organizing Committee.

The Biathlon World Cup circus 2011/2012 will take place in the period from November to March on nine different winter scene. The IBU the International is responsible for the search and the determination of the respective venues Biathlon Union, which organized the World Championships. Press contact backing GmbH marketing and press Klaus Martin STEGMANN Gottlieb-Daimler-ring 14 74906 bad Rappenau Tel 07066-980-361 fax 07066-980 232 Internet: about Losberger the Losberger group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers, landlords and sellers of temporary and semi-permanent space solutions and sets new standards in service, technology and design. The tents and halls of Los Berger offer a variety of temporary space solutions for event and business. Losberger tent offer a variety of sizes, shapes and trim levels, with the individual customer wishes project can be addressed through the high-quality modular system. From the range of event tents are event tents for sports, corporate, public and private events, as well as temporary or mobile halls for trade fairs and exhibitions available. In the industrial sector, halls and tents for industry, trade and commerce are offered. That can be used indoor as Warehouse, production and presentation. The tents and halls of Los Berger are in many dimensions and equipment to buy and rent.

Aachen City Garden


On the initiative of Konigstein was launched by the GAB of the order reflected the seriousness of the animal in life. The In 1950, Elferrat of the GAB decided to give the British Prosecutor James Arthur Dugdale the session order, finally called since 1954 order reflected the seriousness of the animal. In Konigstein, this ceremony became the Pan-European Aachen business card. With his radio show, the ideal couple Konigstein hosted the most successful broadcasting of the post-war period from 1951 to 1958. His concern was the increase in the level of awareness of the Aachen Carnival. Because ten minutes airtime of the NWDR to the proclamation of the Prince were too little for him, a special cabinet piece Konigstein graduated from 1953 and the proclamation was then transferred two hours and ten minutes. He left angry rush the wife of the designated Prince on the stage and get their man. The Prince guard, Oecher Penn and Borjerwehr raised and called for the ex-Prince.

This was accidentally present and was crowned again. Therefore there a double Prince of the years 1952/53 and a shadow Prince in Aachen, Germany in 1953. The motto created by him for the Rosenmontagszug 1953 Carnival Spa in bad Aachen coined the Oecher Fastelovvend since 1955. For its 25th anniversary as President of gab, Konigstein established the Jacques-Konigstein-Foundation for needy seniors in Aachen, followed an arrangement of the City Council from the year 1761, stating that a poor levy is payable at Mardi Gras balls. A year later, he created the silver chain of Konigstein as award for Carnival performances.

Konigstein was one of the initiators of the re-establishment of the Federal German carnival e.V. on the 24 October 1953 at the electoral Palace in Mainz. Jacques Konigstein died on December 17, 1971 and was buried at the Waldfriedhof cemetery in Aachen. On the day of his death, the GAB commemorates annually on his tomb of deceased members. The Aachen sculptor and painter Wolf portrayed Ritz Jacques Konigstein, the painting is in the collection of CROUS. In the Aachen City Garden, a promenade is named after him.

Journal FACTS


SafeTIC installed a biometric access control system in Essen’s major publishing Mannheim, February 2012. Numerous media companies already rely on the security technologies of SafeTIC. For three months, also the FACTS Verlag GmbH, Publisher of the eponymous test and business magazine, SafeTIC products familiar. And that same double: the biometric access control system protects the editorial offices of Essen’s publishing, in addition, a coupled system of video surveillance increases the safety standard. SafeTIC reports on successful customer projects. As one of the leading test and economic magazines FACTS has become nationwide. In addition to new products from the areas of IT and office equipment, the editors make regularly also relevant Security products to the test. High claims provides FACTS on the safety standards in their own premises.

After purchasing new editorial offices a few months ago the question was posed for FACTS for an effective and reliable Security system with particular urgency. On the topic of access control systems, an intensive Internet search led the FACTS team directly to SafeTIC. After a telephone consultation, the publishing house boss agreed a personal appointment, where an SafeTIC employee scrutiny took the first-place situation in detail and developed a precise security concept. Two weeks later, the SafeTIC Assembly team at FACTS already moved in and installed a biometric access control system as well as a video surveillance and alarm system. Editor Klaus Leifeld convinced this personally by the quality of the equipment and professional installation by SafeTIC: these works were completely without any problems. It was disturbed the operation, nor was the fear of the publishing leader, that now all visible cable has to be laid right.” As planned SafeTIC integrated access control system into the existing company network; the FACTS employee designated as an administrator received the necessary training on-site and could immediately the entire system taking into operation.

Of course tested the FACTS Auditors-in the newly installed systems. Leifeld was convinced by the biometric system of easy reading of the individual fingerprint profiles here already. None of the employees was denied access to the Publisher. “All the Fingerprintzugang work ‘ immediately ‘, Leifeld summarizes his positive experiences with the SafeTIC solution. “Remember that the combined security system with a direct connection to the PSAP will be also the practice test has no doubt Leifeld: all tests of the security system provided the expected results.” SafeTIC provides more news on the page to the subject of burglary protection and the current product portfolio available. About SafeTIC AG as the only European company SafeTIC AG fingerprint and finger morphology detection systems specializes in. SafeTIC is the European No 1 in the area of enterprise security as a manufacturer of biometric readers and providers across Europe most installed biometric access controls. Also, SafeTIC is the market leader in biometrics and Visio mobility. The SafeTIC AG is represented in the entire value chain of security systems. In Europe alone has the SafeTic AG about 15,000 customers. The SafeTIC AG is Mannheim. Contact: SafeTIC AG Jennifer Stahl Flossworthstrasse 57 68199 Mannheim Tel.: + 49 (0) 621 842 528 0 fax: + 49 (0) 621 842 528 999 E-Mail: Internet:

ORGA Systems Launches Order2Cash Solution


Advanced convergent customer care, order fulfillment, billing and finance management in one of Paderborn (Germany), 27 February 2012: Orga systems is extending its product portfolio by enhancing its customer experience offerings through OS.Order2Cash which uniquely combines the benefits of advanced real time billing with catalog-driven end-to-end lifecycle business process and system management. The solution includes comprehensive customer care features for commercial and technical product, and order management. Catalog-driven end-to-end order orchestration with a single convergent real time billing environment for all; products, services and customer segment enables communication service providers (CSPs) to improve their business agility and delivers advantages competitive market. Building the foundation for efficiency OS.Order2Cash increases efficiencies for rapid service and product creation and order capture, order execution, enabled by ConceptWave technology. It manages and correct the complete lifecycle of orders, products, customers and billing accounts in on exclusive end-to-end solution. In addition to proven real time charging and billing, OS.Enables fast Order2Cash and efficient invoicing – including bill formatting and rendering.

As at end-to-end solution for billing and order orchestration, OS.Order2Cash provides the ideal base of to reduce customer complaints, minimize billing errors and to prevent revenue leakage. Increasing customer satisfaction through real time information this unified approach to order management and billing enables real time information processing and improved interaction with the customer. It provides instant, personalized and complete view of customers’ historic and current orders, bills and accounts including up to date information for postpaid customers. OS.Order2Cash can present real time information that is relevant and identical across all channels. In addition it helps CSPs to execute advanced customer service policies to aid segmentation and so to ensure correct product compatibility.

* Learn more about ORGA Systems’ Order2Cash and meet US at the MWC 2012 from February 27th 01st March in Barcelona at Hall 8 booth 70, main aisle. ORGA Systems GmbH at the Hoppenhof 33 33104 Paderborn Yasmin Yaqub Marketing Manager public relations & press ORGA Systems #1 choice for real-time charging and billing. ORGA Systems’ convergent real time charging and billing portfolio enables profitable business for telecommunication companies, mobile finance institutions, energy and telematic suppliers. ORGA Systems’ products and consulting services are designed for living in a connected world: lowest rating latency scalable architecture, outstanding performance, and consequent customer-centricity ensure reliable access to any child of next generation mobile services. Worldwide 40 + customers, serving 400 + M subscribers, rely on Orga systems and achieve competitive advantages in their industry: reduced OPEX, real time-to-market, short-termed ROI as well as beneficial access to new value chains and revenue streams. Please visit for further information.

Knowledge Management


The net result can be directly by an active, creative marketing of shopping and sustainably improve an important component of marketing of shopping is procurement market research. Only an active and systematic exploration of the procurement markets makes it possible to fully exploit the potential for success of the purchase. The collected information and data type information, whether the performance of suppliers (products, service, delivery, prices, ancillary services…) are transparent and the own shopping work has success. Procurement market research will be used as an effective shopping marketing instrument, the following five points, must, be set company specific and individually: product selection, method use, information needs, information sources, using the results. Product selection: For which products, material group, or material fields must be a shopping market research? The project, to examine the respective main and forward markets for all materials to be procured is neither practical nor economical to represent.

For example, see the point of view of knowledge management Becker, Jorg: knowledge balance sheet and business planning, ISBN 9783837075649. method usage: product selection is completed, considerations of use of the appropriate method to make are. A shopping market analysis or observation should be used or a combination of the two? A flat response is not possible. The market analysis is occasionally performed at a certain time. You practically an inventory of markets “represents. Their use is, if only little information is available, for example, at the beginning of the research activities or special projects, such as shopping in a new country, make-or-buy decisions, etc.

The market surveillance shall show the developments, trends, and interdependence of markets. In practice, the use of both methods has proven itself as the observation is based on the results of the analysis and thus creates a better overall. Create a shopping market forecast on the expected Development of markets is the basis for internal reporting and procurement planning. Information requirements: This phase defines what data and information are required for the tasks. Basically, a wholesaler who is planning a shopping in the far East, required other information as an industrial plant, which aims to reduce its manufacturing depth. An outline is useful for product concerned, supplier concerned, industry-relevant and country-relevant information. Qualities, manufacturing processes, possible substitution goods,… are for example typical product data. Supplier features are: operational characteristics (size, turnover, profit, corporate policy,…), technological position (research and development, investments, rationalizations,…), product-related performance (capacity, storage, utilization, quality, service, price, additional services,…) as well as specific risks at the supplier. See for comprehensive treatment of Aspects of the site from the site range from Becker, Jorg: strategic potential-check of the location, ISBN 9783837049787. Jorg Becker

Regional Systems Integrator


Taking care of the artisan program close and professional PDS Minerva systems as regional contact person in all matters relating to the craftsman software the smooth and well structured implementation of a software project plays a role not only in industrial wholesale. Even with the introduction of artisan software it is achieving important set goals and milestones at the right time. Most projects fail the incorrect implementation or design and not missing features of a craft program. It is all the more important as craft operating to have an experienced and competent partner at your side. The PDS Minerva Systems GmbH specializes in artisan software projects and can fall back on a high method competence here.

Selection of the right product and right module scope the craftsman software before you start the implementation, it is particularly important to analyze the needs of craft. The amount of time you failed here in the preparation, is no longer to catch up in the second. The requirements determine the scope of the training and the introduction phase in the process. In the field of the PDS as fundamentally two product ranges are artisan software: pds abacus aimed at medium to large trade companies, which want to cover all areas of sale, from customer service to the financial accounting. PDS focus, however, is to understand craftsman software for small businesses, which represents a complete package for up to three simultaneous users. This offer, order, billing, project, customer service and a Dunning are included. Aftercare is the follow-up after the introduction of even more important than the actual introduction and training of artisans software during real-time operation. The PDS Minerva Systems GmbH provides a continuous hotline team that can answer any spontaneous requests from customers directly by phone for the follow-up of the projects.

Let the customer can contact support directly at a problem and thus immediately fix problems. Therefore to avoid frustration and the customer learns functions of the approach know. Contact PDS Minerva Systems GmbH Berner str. 81 60437 Frankfurt 069/506844-240 the Frankfurt IT-Systemhaus PDS Minerva looks after more than three hundred medium-sized craft businesses in all matters relating to the PDS craftsman software and company IT. With more than a dozen colleagues and peers, the team covers the areas consulting (PDS, Microsoft, hardware), PDS consulting (support PDS craftsman software) as well as IT service (technology). In particular the care and development of the customers in the field of the PDS are craftsman software in particular focus. Complements the modern solutions the PDS to craftsman software solutions we Microsoft Office 365 or functional hardware of company Wortmann.