Today, VR Horizons announced plans to host a recurring blog series examining the impact and evolving requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The VR Horizons WIOA Series is designed to provide VR professionals with the latest news and information regarding WIOA implementation, interpretations and best practices.
Alliance Enterprises, Inc. is happy to announce that Neuroscience author, Dr. Loretta Breuning, has joined the MyObjectives Gamification Advisors Program. Dr. Loretta Breuning is the founder of the Inner Mammal Institute, and is an acclaimed author of multiple books including, Meet Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Endorphin, Oxytocin, Serotonin. The MyObjectives Gamification Advisors Program features accomplished gamification and performance management professionals who collaborate with Alliance Enterprises, and the MyObjectives user community, to advance the concepts of Management by Gaming.
Alliance Enterprises, Inc. (Alliance) is pleased to announce that performance management expert, Gary Cokins, has joined the MyObjectives Gamification Advisors Program. The MyObjectives Gamification Advisors Program features accomplished gamification and performance management professionals who collaborate with Alliance Enterprises, and the MyObjectives user community, to advance the concepts of Management by Gaming. Alliance’s CEO, Chris M. Pieper, commented that, “Our growing community of organizations participating in the MyObjectives beta program is thrilled to have Gary on-board as an advisor and coach.”
Respected Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) analyst, Ben Lamorte, joins MyObjectives Partner Program.
Alliance Enterprises is pleased to announce that Ben Lamorte has joined the MyObjectives.com community of performance management and gamification experts committed to advancing the emerging best practice known as Management by Gaming.
Lamorte, a nationwide expert regarding the best practice known as Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), is the founder of OKRs.com and is an Enterprise Goals Management Analyst with the Eckerson Group. Objectives and Key Results is a management practice of defining and tracking objectives and outcomes. It was invented at Intel in the 1980s and most recently popularized by applications at Google, LinkedIn, Twitter and Zynga.
Alliance Announces Hire of Experienced VR Director, Ralph Vigil, for Strategic Account Management Position
November 5, 2014 – Lacey, Washington
Alliance Enterprises is pleased to announce the hiring of Ralph Vigil as a Strategic Account Manager. Ralph is an essential part of Alliance’s dedication to serving our Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) customers. As an addition to the Strategic Account Management Department, Ralph brings over 22 years of experience in managing vocational rehabilitation programs. He also served the national VR program, via the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation as co-chairman of the Employment Committee and the Region 6 Representative. Ralph understands the importance of aligning Alliance’s product vision to customer needs
October 1, 2014 – Lacey, Washington
Alliance Enterprises is pleased to announce that the State of Hawaii's Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation(DVR) is the 31st agency to transition to a statewide records management system including case and financial management applications. The agency launched the Aware VR statewide system in July of 2014 and have successfully completed their statewide implementation.
Albert Perez, Division Administrator, stated, “A big mahalo to the Alliance Team for working with the staff of Hawaii VR as we begin the process of inventing our future and better servicing our participants through Aware. Kick off to go-live in just 10 months; WOW!”