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March 2018 Newsletter
Welcome to the azad technology partners e-newsletter. As always, we look forward to your feedback as well as contributions to make this monthly newsletter an effective communication platform for our employees and business partners. Please continue to e-mail your suggestions and feedback to .
Health Benefits Open Enrollment Reminder

As previously communicated, the April 2018 Open Enrollment / Waiver forms that were sent to employees last week need to be returned to azad administration no later than, 3:00 PM, Thursday, March 15th, if you have not already done so.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Lauren at , or (503) 617-9490 .
Keep Up On Health & Wellness News

Stay well-and well-informed. Read articles, listen to podcasts and watch videos to get fitness tips, healthy recipes, and the latest health news on

Once you log on to, click on the "Health & Lifestyle" tab to see content in four main categories; Personal Health, Diseases & Conditions, Fitness & Nutrition, and Mental Health.
Windows 10 Introduces Machine 
Learning Component
By: David Rubinstein

On March 7th, 2018, Microsoft announced Windows ML, an artificial intelligence run time that brings high-quality machine learning to Windows devices. At its Windows Developer Days event Wednesday, the company explained the addition completes CEO Satya Nadella's vision of widespread adoption of machine learning, providing a platform for developers to use AI within their applications... Continue Reading
An Inside Look at Java 10
By: Jenna Sargen t

Java 10 will be released this March with a focus on cloud and server-less computing, Oracle has announced. George Saab, vice president of software development of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, states, "With JDK 10, we'll deliver the first major release that was fully developed under the new model. I believe that the breadth of features, their high quality and the smaller scope overall of major releases under the new release model all make it easier for developers to find something exciting in each release, migrate and benefit from the faster cadence. As such, I think that this was a very positive change for the platform overall - it has been reinvigorating in many ways!"...Continue Reading
How to Increase Your Influence at Work
By: Rebecca Knight

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn't always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what's the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives and adopt your ideas? How can you become a go-to person that others look to for guidance and expert advice?... Continue Reading
Opportunities  at azadOpportunities
azad technology partners  offers some of the most exciting and versatile career opportunities in the industry and is currently hiring a few bright Business Analysts and System Administrators to join its team of professionals:

Our experience at  azad shows that the best new professionals who have joined our team over the years were referred by other azad employees and clients. azad offers a generous referral program for referring a successful new consultant and invites you to contribute to the expansion and growth of our team.
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Benefits Quick Links
azad technology partners wants to ensure employees are getting the most out of their benefits and stay informed of all the tools and resources available through the company's healthcare plan options.

Visit Regence BlueCross BlueShield to view all information regarding your medical & prescription plan and coverage.

Visit Ameritas to view all information regarding your dental plan and coverage.

Visit VSP to view all information regarding your vision plan and coverage.

Start planning ahead by participating in azad's 401(k) plan, managed by  Fidelity Investments . Contact azad  
administration to learn more at (503) 617-9490  or .

To learn how to become a First Tech Federal Credit Union member, visit their website.

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