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Making Connections With the Next Generation of Water Managers

Connecting with graduate students regarding Holistic Management and One Water principles and practices is helping to advance needed changes in global and domestic water management
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, discusses how educating water resources graduate students about Holistic Management and One Water principles and practices is an essential part of shifting the global and domestic water management paradigm to address today’s challenges. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

How UPS is Building a Blockchain-Ready Business

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Controls designed to promote traceability can drive up processing time and cost.

Blockchain technology can address these twin challenges.

A blockchain is a secure, distributed digital ledger with records that resist duplication and forgery. It can be used to keep track of any information or assets, from transportation containers to digital currencies.

VIDEO | Boyle Column: Paul Endry Retains Optimism Despite Accident, Paralysis

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

Lessening Environmental Impact: Intelligent Industrial Plants

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HPE and ABB formed a global partnership which will create sweeping new business opportunities for our shared customers, transforming the way energy and materials are used and dramatically lessening environmental impact. Our joint offering combines ABB’s industry-leading digital offerings, ABB Ability™, with HPE’s innovative Hybrid IT and Intelligent Edge solutions.

‘When Seconds Count’: Maryland’s Statewide Emergency Medical Services Communications System to Benefit From Major Technology Upgrade

Overland Contracting, Inc., to oversee project that will retire legacy technologies and improve network utilization to help emergency responders communicate
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August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - One of the United States’ most complex communications systems for connecting pre-hospital care emergency responders will receive a major upgrade by Overland Contracting, Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch Company. The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) chose OCI to serve as the systems integrator and to oversee the design and implementation of the upgrade of its communications system, which is approaching the end of its anticipated lifespan.

As Cyber Attacks Diversify, Those Leading the Defense Must As Well

NICE Newsletter Industry Spotlight
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The National Initiative for Cyber Security Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, aims to increase the number of skilled cyber security professionals in the United States. The organization achieves this through partnerships with government, academia, and the private sector that energize and promote a robust network and ecosystem of cyber security education, training, and workforce development resources.

This article previously appeared in NICE's summer e-newsletter here.

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The National Initiative for Cyber Security Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, aims to increase the number of skilled cyber security professionals in the United States. The organization achieves this through partnerships with government, academia, and the private sector that energize and promote a robust network and ecosystem of cyber security education, training, and workforce development resources.

This article previously appeared in NICE's summer e-newsletter here.

Caterpillar Inc. | Innovating Efficient Technologies

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Click here to see how Caterpillar helps customers use less fuel and generate fewer greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These customer needs provide business opportunities for Caterpillar.

HP: 3D Printing Can Cut IT's Supply Chain Carbon Footprint

Tech giant outlines measures to meet its sustainability goals
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by Keumars Afifi-Sabet

HP has admitted to experiencing "challenges" in regard to its progress on sustainability, but believes innovations like 3D printing and its own PageWide technology can help it reach its green goals.

Speaking at the company's annual Sustainability Summit in London yesterday, HP's UK MD, George Brasher, explained how the environmental benefits of "short run printing" could play a part in countering the carbon footprint of businesses' supply chains.

Saving Broken Home Electronics, One 3D-printed Part at a Time

For HP’s Dare to Repair contest, entrants from around the world 3D-printed parts for broken goods to keep them out of the waste stream.
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You’d rather not be part of our throwaway culture, but what choice do you have? When that perfect piece of rolling luggage you’ve used for years suddenly loses a wheel and you find there’s no replacement part, into the trash it goes.  

Whether it’s your favorite coffeemaker or your always-dependable vacuum cleaner, you’re likely to find that the manufacturer stopped making the part, never made the part or it costs more to replace the part than it would to buy a new device.

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