By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – “You broke the vow you made to protect the public and serve the community,” declared U.S. District Court Judge Percy Anderson to six members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The six were sentenced to as long as three and a half years in federal ...
December 26, 2014Converus
By Zaid Srour, Marketing – In October of last year, China’s Ministry of Defense concluded an investigation into former General Xu Caihou for alleged corruption. The Ministry discovered General Xu Caihou had received exorbitant bribes throughout his career. A Life Under Scrutiny Reports by the Hong Kong’s Phoenix Weekly and the Financial ...
December 24, 2014Converus
By Devin Ballam, Marketing – "What classes can I take to get an ‘easy A’?" Many students ask themselves this question when picking new courses. While this may seem to promote underachievement, many justify this question with their desire to boost their GPAs and lower stress levels by having less schoolwork to ...
December 19, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – My older sister once tried to bribe me to do a portion of her chores for a “shiny penny.” As the bright, clever young boy that I was, I knew better than that. Had she offered me a dollar, I might have reconsidered her offer. The ...
December 15, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – I remember when “Facebook stalking” was socially unacceptable. You’ve probably done it yourself, whether you’re comfortable publically admitting it or not. A few colleagues told me that they got over the initial weirdness of looking through other’s personal profile information and endless photo albums by thinking, ...
December 5, 2014Converus
By Ben Stout, Chief Technology Officer— Converus has been hard at work over the past month releasing software and dashboard enhancements for EyeDetectTM. The following is quick summary of the improvements: EyeDetect Software Reading and Comprehension Test: A reading test was added to the EyeDetect software to help evaluate the reading and comprehension ...
December 3, 2014Converus
By Stephen Shepherd, Marketing – Our world is facing a toxic disease that is spreading like a cancer throughout many nations. We’re not talking about Ebola or any other physical disease in its literal sense, but a philosophy that is as deadly to democracy as violent wars or lack of education ...
November 28, 2014Converus
By Zaid Srour, Marketing – Many countries have a constitution based on fundamental principles and laws to govern and guarantee the rights of the people living within that country. Governments are bound to fight for equality, democracy and freedom. Today, a heated battle is approaching. Governments and companies are cooperating to wage ...
November 26, 2014Converus
By Devin Ballam, Marketing – A growing economy helps balance social status and improves health and educational services, hallmarks of good governance. So what impedes growth in the economy? Recently, nations around the world have experienced the debilitating effects of corruption. This causes the economy to suffer and therein lies a problem that ...
November 24, 2014Converus
By Andrew Crawford, Marketing – President Obama has issued a new policy for screening employees with “sensitive” jobs. The new policy affects tens of thousands of federal employees who will need to undergo lie detection tests covering topics such as information leaked internationally or to the media. It seems the Obama Administration ...
November 21, 2014Converus
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