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Spotlight on Cisco's Inaugural Global Problem Solver Challenge Grand Prize Winner: Project Vive

Helping Others Find Their Voice
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Our voice is part of the foundation of how we connect with each other. We voice our needs and share our ideas and feelings. It’s how we’re heard. Having a “voice” is fundamental to being an individual.

Technology Creates New Efficiencies, But Are Water Utilities Prepared for the Security Risk?

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Yahoo!, the Democratic National Convention and the U.S. Department of Justice were among the high-profile victims hit by major cyber attacks in 2016. Many people believe it’s only a matter of time before a water utility joins the list. Some consider physical security to be the weak link in ensuring a well-protected water supply; while others worry that the Internet of Things has created an incalculable number of entry points for hackers to create mischief.

3 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Smart Cities Now

It’s time for city planners, governments and business leaders to embrace technology that is changing our lives for the better
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Gary Shapiro | Consumer Technology Association

Imagine you’re heading to work on a cold winter day.

You step outside your perfectly climate-controlled home, and your self-driving car pulls up to the curb as scheduled. You enter the car from the extra-wide, pedestrian-friendly sidewalk.

How 3-D Technology is Transforming Patient Health

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Imagine that a doctor could fully examine a patient’s heart, from all angles, before a single incision is made. Or see real patient data as a hologram: zooming in on troublesome areas, enlarging areas of concern. If a tumor is spotted, a doctor “walks” around the area, examining it on all sides.

Maximizing Smart Grid Deployments Through Communications and Network Infrastructure

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The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required. Today’s utility communications networks consist of two distinct parts: Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), with the IT network supporting the business operations and the OT network supporting electric service delivery operations.

The Spark of Innovation Series: Everyday Items are the Seeds of New Technology in Booz Allen’s Rapid Prototyping Lab

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In the fifth installment of our six-part video series “The Spark of Innovation,” engineer Jason Eller demonstrates how Booz Allen’s Advanced Prototyping Lab is helping solve our clients' toughest challenges. We’re rethinking everyday objects and finding new and innovative applications for existing technologies.

Four Key Steps to Optimizing Data for Enterprise Asset Management

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Many water leaders face a conundrum – they know massive system investments are needed, but have a steep hill to climb to gain necessary approvals and rate recovery for such investments. Stand-alone, multimillion dollar technology programs often take a back seat to repairing and replacing aging distribution system assets.

Circular Thought and Growth

A Q&A on the power of the circular economy.
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A Q&A on the power of the circular economy.

Patrick Browne | UPS

Jon So | Optoro

We talked recently about the UPS-Optoro campaign to enable sustainable e-commerce. But you can’t have a forward-looking conversation about sustainability without discussing the circular economy.

Booz Allen Interns Wage War on Fake News

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In the second installment in the series about the Booz Allen Hamilton Summer Games internship program, read about how the firm’s interns are working to debunk fake news.

WELL Building Standard™ Crosses 100 Million Square Foot Mark as IWBI™ Unveils WELLographies and New Mobile App

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NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) announced today that it has crossed the 100 million square foot mark for buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). IWBI used the occasion to also launch Build WELL, its new mobile app, premiere the WELLographies™, compilations of human health and technical research that explore the connection between buildings and wellness, and provide updates on a number of other initiatives un

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