5 Ways to Maintain a Clean Eating Lifestyle During the Busy Holiday Season

Sometimes, we all just need a little inspiration to stay on-track to eat healthy meals, especially when life gets busy. With the holidays around the corner, consumers are surrounded by more opportunities to eat decadent dinners and indulgent party appetizers. That’s why the Just BARE® chicken brand, known for raising goodness by providing good food for more people, launched its Living Lean & Clean campaign.

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Clean Eating Recipes

Featuring clean eating inspiration from Monique Volz, a health and wellness blogger and founder of Ambitious Kitchen, the Just BARE campaign offers consumers recipes for quick meals at JustBareChicken.com/Recipes.

“Whenever I’m the busiest I know I’m doing a mix of all of the things I love, but it’s important to keep your body on track and maintain a healthy lifestyle,” says Volz. “Avoiding processed food and making your own chicken salads are a great way to live lean and clean and also save money.”

Two good food decisions for this holiday season are recipes like Greek Salad and Thai Peanut Chicken Quinoa Salad. Both salads feature clean ingredients, such as fresh salad greens and chicken raised with no antibiotics-ever, that you can customize and layer into portable, glass jars—perfect for taking to work or eating between holiday shopping extravaganzas.

How to Eat Healthy On-the-Go

As life gets busy before the new year, Just BARE offers these five tips to develop and maintain good lean and clean habits:

Eat High-Quality Food: Clean eating is a great way to live a healthy lifestyle. It means making meals featuring ingredients that are fresh, all natural or organic.

Choose Healthy Snacks: Don’t let between-meal treats spoil your routine. Strive to have healthy snacks on-hand, like Chicken Roll-ups.

Don’t Skip Meals—Ever! Carve out time for meals, even on the busiest of days. Missing breakfast, lunch or dinner sets you up to be hungry, which can make it harder to avoid bad food choices.

Simplify Meal Prep: Make-ahead recipes, like Bento Boxes, ensure you always have rich, nutritional options, even when you’re on-the-go.

Add Flavor to Low-fat Protein: Protein can help you stay full longer and adding bold flavors to lean protein like chicken makes it as good for you as it is to eat.

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What is cyber security certification worth?

There have been a lot of interesting reactions to the Equifax data breach. One of the most interesting for me is the criticism of the Equifax CISO’s lack of technical or cyber security education. She does have Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music composition as well as a resume that shows a work history at several companies also in the finance industry. This situation illustrates the challenge we all face in identifying qualified candidates.

It is only recently that Information Security degrees have become available from universities. Most people rely on “certifications” to vet qualified candidates. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certifications are common in cyber Security job descriptions. But what is the true value of such certifications?

Certifications are issued by for-profit companies whose business model is to generate revenue by issuing certificates. On the one hand, they need to ensure a minimum “quality” of their certification holders so potential customers value the brand and are willing to pay the certification fees. On the other hand, they are encouraged to sign up as many customers as possible so the “quality bar” cannot be set too high. Once a certification brand is valued enough, there develops an education system to assist candidates to achieve the certification. You will often see “Boot Camps” that promise to fill your mind with all of the knowledge to pass the certification exam in one week. I think we can all agree that one week is insufficient to develop competency in any discipline.

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The importance of Design of Experiments (DoE)

Design of Experiments (DoE) is an important component in many industries. It is a series of tests or runs that is carried out repeatedly and consistently over a period of time, and its outputs or responses, observed. Design of Experiments is very important in industry to help arrive at an understanding of the predictability and reproducibility of an experiment.

Design of Experiments is a very important aspect of the important elements of a product, such as quality, reliability and performance. What Design of Experiments does is that it helps to examine and investigate the inputs that lead to poor quality. This insight leads the entity carrying out the Design of Experiments to use these to improve their quality standards.

 

Ruling out chance

Design of Experiments does not rely on chance or providence to bring about the quality that is required of an experiment. It arrives at the optimal set of procedures that are needed to get the required quality standards after a series of tests and experiments, so that the final result shows in the process that goes into the product.

Fundamentally, Design of Experiments helps to put in place a system of control for a product. All the ingredients that go into the inputs needed for obtaining a product of a defined standard or quality are scientific and precise. This precision and accuracy is arrived at after carrying out as many runs or series of Design of Experiments as needed to finally arrive at it.

An introduction to Design of Experiments

The ways of understanding Design of Experiments and applying their standards into production will be the topic of a webinar that is being organized by Compliance4All, a leading provider of professional trainings for all areas of regulatory compliance. At this webinar, the speaker, William Levinson, an ASQ Fellow, Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Quality Manager, Reliability Engineer, and Six Sigma Black Belt, who is the principal of Levinson Productivity Systems, P.C., will explain the fundamentals of Design of Experiments.

To gain a proper understanding of the principles of Design of Experiments and to get a grasp of how to implement this concept into your systems, please register for this webinar by logging on to http://www.compliance4all.com/control/w_product/~product_id=501202?Wordpress-SEO

An understanding of the significance level in hypothesis testing

William will make participants understand how to use Design of Experiments to identify and rule out the particular item or input that affects quality. The concept of significance level in hypothesis testing, which will serve as a basis for not only DoE, but also Statistical Process Control and acceptance sampling, will be explained.

A description of the other uses of DoE, such as supporting Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) and in process improvement, where it helps to identify and optimize the factors influenced by Critical to Quality (CTQ) characteristic, will be part of the learning that is on offer at this webinar.

 

 

Levinson will cover the following areas at this webinar:

·        Economic benefits of DOE

·        Hypothesis testing: the foundation of DOE, SPC, and acceptance sampling

o  Null and alternate hypothesis

o  Type I or alpha risk of concluding wrongly that the experiment differs from the control (or that a process is out of control, or that an acceptable production lot should be rejected)

o  Type II or beta risk of not detecting a difference between the control and the experiment, not detecting an out of control condition, and accepting a production lot that should be rejected

·        Factors, levels, and interactions

o  Interaction = “the whole is greater or less than the sum of its parts”. One variable at a time experiments cannot detect interactions.

·        Randomization and blocking exclude extraneous variation sources from the experiment.

·        Replication means taking multiple measurements to increase the experiment’s power.

·        Interpret the experiment’s results in terms of the significance level, or quantifiable “reasonable doubt” that the experiment differs from the control.

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Making Big Data big in terms of effectiveness

Our world today is unthinkable without data. We seem to be flooded by it. Day in and day out, the world processes trillions of bytes. Big Data seems to be everywhere and has compounded our already heavy reliance on data.

But has this proliferation of data made any significant difference to our lives? Has it made our business decision-making any more effective or insightful? What has this surfeit of data meant in terms of usefulness and value? Does reliance on Big Data necessarily mean better business decisions?

Making sense of data

Translating tomes and tomes of this data into something that is useful is a big challenge in today’s world. This is a capability that needs to be translated into tangible, competitive strength, if quality and compliance have to be improved. Data Management and Quality metrics are important tools that can help in a host of important functions such as forecasting, resource allocation, risk management, decision making, and continuous improvement.

Susanne Manz, who is an accomplished leader in the medical device industry emphasizing on quality, compliance, and Six Sigma, will impart the insightfulness needed to make sense of Big Data to participants of a webinar that Compliance4All, a highly popular provider of professional trainings for all the areas of regulatory compliance, is organizing.

In order to understand what perceptiveness can be inculcated into understanding and analyzing Big Data to aid in decision-making, just log on to http://www.compliance4all.com/control/w_product/~product_id=501044 to register.

Absolutely useful aid in decision-making for management review

Management Review, among the fundamental requirements of a suitable Quality System; relies on timely, accurate and complete information to make risk-based decisions. An organization that is immersed in data that leads nowhere in helping it with the critical information to ensure product safety and effectiveness has no use from this kind of Big Data.

Organizations need to have not heaps of data, but what in it gives them the ability to measure to understand quality, compliance, and customer satisfaction. This is the test of the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of their data. The aim of this webinar is to help participants develop the data management processes that help them optimize their quality system efficiency and effectiveness.

Susanne will cover the following areas at this webinar:

o  What metrics are needed for quality and compliance success

o  Sources of data

o  Analytics capabilities

o  Descriptive and Predictive Data

o  Structure and process for managing data

o  Data Governance

o  Data Preparation

o  Using data for forecasting, continuous improvement, and management review.

Cost-effective regulatory compliance trainings get even more cost-effective!

There are offers, and then there are super offers. Finally, there are Compliance4All offers! Yes, Compliance4All has an offer that is so unique that it can be considered a step above being a super offer. What is this offer, then? Compliance4All, a leading provider of professional trainings for all the areas of regulatory compliance, has just announced that it is offering a 50% off on its webinar packs. Wait. Don’t rush for your reading glasses. You’ve read it right.

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Yes, IT IS a 50% discount that Compliance4All is offering. And on what, did you ask? This is the deal stealer: Its bestselling courses! Read on to learn more about this great, unique opportunity to enhance your learning on the areas of regulatory compliance. With this killer deal, Compliance4All simply knocks off all the hurdles that stood between you and the accomplishment of world-class trainings on regulatory compliance: Costs, relevance to your industry, and completeness.

Cost-effective, complete and complementary

Let us admit it. Everyone knows that in today’s highly competitive and fast paced industry, regulatory compliance trainings are the must-have for all professionals. But how many can afford this on a regular basis? The trainings cost the heavens. A look at the prices of some of these courses is sure to give your jitters and raise your eyebrows.

And then, how complete are these courses? They are important and useful no doubt, but it is equally true that many courses leave you asking for more, because you would discover at the completion of the course that there are many areas that the expert left uncovered. Is this not what had prevented you from gaining the full benefit of regulatory compliance trainings?

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Addressing all your issues at once

It is to address this exact pain point that Compliance4All has come up with a bumper offer. This is how the webinar packs are designed:

Packs of 18, 20, 40 and 50 webinars have been created, all of which are related to each other because of the proximity and relationship each webinar has with the others. Compliance4All got its experienced staff to hem these courses together based on a number of factors; relevance and complementarity to each other being the foremost of these.

Each of these packs has webinars that are meant to complete the learning need of the participant by appending each other. This is a very important gap that is being filled by Compliance4All, because it learned that this was the main grouse most takers of regulatory compliance usually complained about.

The details of the offer

So, this is how the offers run:

  • Pack of 18 webinars:

$1,710 (regular price $3,420)

  • Pack of 20 webinars:

$ 1,900 (regular price $3,800)

  • Pack of 40 webinars:

$ 3,800 (regular price $ 7,600)

  • Pack of 50 webinars:

$ 4,750 (regular price $ 9,500).

All this leaves something to be done: your signing up! Just visit http://www.compliance4all.com/ to complete the formalities!

Elements of a Cyber Security Incident Response Program

A Cyber Security Incident Response Program (CSIRP) or a Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) that anticipates and neutralizes a cyber-incident is a critical need for organizations, because an Internet or network security breach results in loss of valuable data, as well as several resources and the organization’s reputation and could potentially invite lawsuits.

While putting a CSIRP in place; the management has to take into consideration the fact that Information Security, Governance & Risk, are all critical aspects of planning and execution of the Information Security Plan. It has to decide who in the organization has the key responsibility towards developing an information security governance program. It has to also review existing Information Security policies and standards to gauge their sufficiency vis-à-vis industry best practices, and update them as needed, while meeting the requirements set out by compliance regulations.

A webinar to help understand CSIRP

The effective ways of doing this will be the focus of a webinar that is being organized by Compliance4All, a highly popular provider of professional trainings for all areas of regulatory compliance. Dr. (Ms.) Michael Redmond, CEO and Lead Consultant for Redmond Worldwide, who served as an Adjunct Professor for Continuity Management at New York University and the Master’s program at John Jay College, will be the speaker at this webinar. More details of this course can be had from http://www.compliance4all.com/control/w_product/~product_id=500961LIVE/

Scope of the training session

Ms. Redmond will teach participants of this webinar the ways by which their organizations can put a CSIRP in place. She will help them establish Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to determine if their CSIRP meets business objectives and operational metrics for effecting process improvement. She will also show participating organizations the ways of tailoring and enhancing their existing CSIRP and requirements for specific audiences based on the sensitivity of the information for which they are granted based on policies.

Other important learning outcomes offered at this session include how to strengthen IT Risk Management, which involves integrating information security risk management with Enterprise Risk Management and requires using common business terminology, congruent methods, and common or linked risk register, and establishing mechanisms for risk acceptance. Ms. Redmond will also explain to participants how they can build an IS regulation review process, schedule regulation requirements and put in place a set of procedures that help to deal with a breach, malware and related issues.