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Atonix Digital, McEnery Automation Team Up to Broaden Reach of APM Software

Strategic partnership centers on reselling Atonix Digital Asset Performance Management (APM) software to asset-intensive industries
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Atonix Digital has partnered with St. Louis-based McEnery Automation to resell Atonix Digital’s line of asset performance management (APM) products and solutions powered by the ASSET360® analytics platform.

Living Standard Research Shows Storytelling Advances the Sustainability Conversation

A Job Called “Common Sense”
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Written by Calvin Hennick

When George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer for Mohawk Flooring North America and winner of the 2018 GreenBuild Leadership Award, began working in the field, he tried to explain his new job to his grandmother. “She said, ‘We paid for all the schooling for this boy, and he got a job doing something called ‘common sense,’” Bandy recalls.

Arrow Electronics Fosters Next Generation of Inventors

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CENTENIAL, Colo. November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A technology to reduce the infection risks associated with kidney dialysis has won an annual innovation prize sponsored by Arrow Electronics and the Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Johns Hopkins University student team won the Arrow Electronics People’s Choice Award for developing PeritoneX, which uses a syringe-based mechanism to disinfect peritoneal dialysis systems. 

Alexa, Make Me a Hero

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Ready to become a hero? Just ask Amazon Alexa. DKMS continues to utilize technology to enhance the experience of joining the bone marrow registry even easier and accessible for all.

Now, a simple command, “Alexa, make me a hero”, will initiate a conversation to measure a potential donor’s eligibility and begin the registration process.

Community Air Mobility Initiative Launches

Black & Veatch joins new industry association to support the responsible integration of air mobility into urban transportation
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SEATTLE, Washington - The Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) announces its launch with the support of its founding members. CAMI is a new nonprofit industry association, featuring electrified transportation market leader Black & Veatch as a founding member, dedicated to providing communities and the decision makers that support them with the information and tools that will be vital to the successful integration of aviation into our daily transportation options.

Building Trust Into AI

AI Fairness 360 is a comprehensive open source toolkit to help researchers and developers detect, understand, and mitigate unwanted algorithmic bias in data sets and machine learning models throughout the AI application lifecycle.
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning are becoming foundational technologies used to inform decisions that make a big difference in the world. As a result, addressing issues of bias and fairness in these systems and applications is essential. “AI is now being used in many different consequential applications, from natural language interaction to flagging compliance challenges.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—What We Have Learned

Reviewing our Cybersecurity Awareness Month tips and resources to help keep you and your business safe online
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As we wrap up Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we hope you learned some new skills and committed to learning more to stay safe online—helping to protect you, clients, vendors, and your family from evolving cyberthreats.

Black & Veatch Prepares First Cohort for Public Spotlight at Demo Day

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Seven innovative businesses that make up the first cohort of the Black & Veatch IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator are preparing to take their business models public in three weeks. And you can be there to get a peek at the future.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Protect IT: Maintain Your Digital Profile

Protecting yourself and your business from becoming cybercrime victims
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To protect yourself from becoming a cybercrime victim, you must understand, secure, and maintain your digital profile.

Your every click, share, send, and post creates a digital trail that cybercriminals can exploit. Limit public Wi-Fi use whenever possible and be familiar with and routinely check privacy settings to help protect your privacy and reduce cybercrimes.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month—Secure IT: Keep Your Digital Profile Safe

Protecting yourself and your business using multi-factor authentication to secure your devices and accounts
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Protect against cyber threats by learning about security features available on the equipment and software you use.

Cybercriminals are skilled at getting personal information from unsuspecting victims, and their methods are getting more sophisticated as technology evolves. You can apply additional layers of security to your devices and accounts—like multi-factor authentication (MFA)—to better protect your personal information. Where MFA is not an option, ensure your passwords are easy to remember and hard to guess, and use a different password for each account.

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