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TCS Partners with Discovery Education for Innovation Student Challenge

Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education’s “Ignite Innovation Student Challenge” Is a New Competition from the Computational Thinking Curriculum “Ignite My Future in School”
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Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education today announced the launch of the TCS Discovery Education Ignite Innovation Student Challenge. The brand-new competition gives young innovators an amazing chance to win $10,000, receive virtual mentorship from a TCS technology expert and bring a winning idea to life.

VMware Named #17 on Fortune's "Change the World" List

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VMware has been named to Fortune Magazine's fourth annual "Change the World" list; a ranking of companies that are able to identify and tackle a problem, such as climate change, health care access, or hunger, while also thriving as a business.

VMware's virtualization software being sustainable by nature has allowed companies to reduce energy usage and operation costs. VMware’s virtualization products have avoided over 540 million metric tons of CO2 over the last fifteen years

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Digi Dhan Team

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The Digi Dhan team set up Digi Dhan, meaning digital money, in partnership with the NASSCOM Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to using technology for good. The campaign supports the Indian government’s move to a digital economy to help tackle fraud. In India, there is a growing need to educate communities and local business owners on the availability and safety of cashless transactions. The campaign has already trained more than 4,600 beneficiaries on at least one cashless transaction mode.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Construction Industry

By David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer, Bechtel
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The idea that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots will take our jobs and eventually conquer the world makes for a great summer blockbuster, but this fear of AI-robot overlords is grossly exaggerated. 

What Do You, Mickey Mouse and Social Sector Leaders Have in Common?

They’ll all be in Orlando with Blackbaud for bbcon, the premier tech gathering for social good, October 9-11.
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At the same time of year when kids can’t sleep the night before school, ready to start a new year of learning with sharpened pencils and brand-new notebooks, social good professionals are restless awaiting their annual learning deep dive at Blackbaud’s social good conference, bbcon. One of the only conferences to attract attendees from across the social, private and public sectors, bbcon is a convening of professionals where tech innovation, collaboration, and forward-looking insights are encouraged.

Symantec Herndon Employees Making a Difference Through Mentoring

by Linda Hirsch, Principal Service Delivery Manager, Symantec Cyber Security Services
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Entering into the corporate world as a new professional can be daunting. The workplace, while exciting and rewarding, has opportunities and challenges to navigate at every turn – how to communicate, collaborate, negotiate, network effectively – how to navigate challenging or difficult situations. For many, you may have had a glimpse into professional life through a role model, be it a parent, relative, friend or professor. 

Boosting Local Economies by Supporting Diverse Suppliers

Dell’s partnerships with small, woman-owned and minority-owned businesses help these suppliers create an economic ripple effect throughout their own supply chains and communities.
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When World Wide Technology (WWT) first started reselling Dell computers in 1990, the minority-owned company had just seven employees in St. Louis. Over the past three decades, WWT has earned more and more of Dell’s business, becoming one of our biggest strategic partners in both supply chain management and channel sales. Today WWT is a global technology solution provider with $10.4 billion in annual revenue and more than 4,600 employees.

Deloitte Named to Fortune’s Change the World List

Recognized for developing and equipping today's workforce for tomorrow
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New York, NY, August 24, 2018 /3BL Media/— Fortune has named Deloitte to its prestigious 2018 "Change the World" list, a yearly ranking of top businesses that do well by doing good. The only professional services network to be listed, Deloitte is featured on this year’s list for its work to prepare clients and its people for the technological changes of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Ian Power: Rocking Climate Change

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There is no silver bullet to solve the intractable problem of global warming. Nevertheless, there is a lot of vital and hopeful work being done to chip away at the mountain of problems human beings have wreaked on this planet. This week on Sea Change Radio, we look at two innovative ideas that are moving us in a hopeful direction. First, we speak to Ian Power, an assistant professor at Trent University in Ontario, Canada, who is working on a breakthrough in manufacturing a CO2-absorbing mineral called magnesite in a fraction of the time that it forms in nature.

How New Tech Startup Pinkaloo Is Using Its Platform to Personalize Charitable Giving at Work

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Just outside of Baltimore, MD, a new technology startup company, called Pinkaloo, is helping set the stage for a more modern way for employees to give through the workplace.

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