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Lenovo Named Top 50 Most Innovative Company by Boston Consulting Group - Inside Our Innovation-Led Strategy for Transformation

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Becoming an innovative company doesn’t just happen. It’s the product of carefully and thoughtfully-designed strategy, creating operational systems and processes that support it, and establishing a culture that fosters challenging the status quo.  I’m proud that Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has recognized Lenovo as one of the Most Innovative Companies of 2021.

BCG describes three conditions essential for innovation:

Earth Day 2021: Making Smarter Technology More Sustainable

Mary Jacques, Director, Global Environmental Affairs & Sustainability and Senior Engineer Staff Member at Lenovo
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Each year, April 22 marks a world-wide commemoration that has become increasingly important to global citizens: Earth Day. At this time last year, at our Morrisville, North Carolina operational center, we were all working remotely and canceling international travel amidst lockdowns.

Q&A with Sanjeet Pandit, Qualcomm Technologies' Head of Smart Cities [video]

IoT as a Service is driving the enablement of global smart cities and smart connected spaces.
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As the Internet of Things proliferates, the deployment of smart cities and spaces is more exciting than ever. We recently sat down with Sanjeet Pandit, who leads Qualcomm Technologies’ smart cities initiatives and ecosystem through the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program.

As the global head of Smart Cities at Qualcomm Technologies, what has been the most exciting recent achievement of the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program?

WashingtonExec Names Booz Allen's Dan Tucker a “Cloud Exec to Watch”

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“Innovation across cloud, data management, and AI is accelerating faster than ever before. It’s incredibly rewarding to see how these solutions are integrating to transform citizen lives and experiences.”

-Booz Allen Vice President Dan Tucker

From the distribution of stimulus checks and tracking disease transmission rates, to the timely delivery of veterans’ benefits, cloud technology enabled many of the most critical government services over the last year.

Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret Discusses Company's Role in the Smart Manufacturing Revolution

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Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Blake Moret talks with The Tech Ed Podcast about the company’s strong ties to the greater Milwaukee area, its culture, and the company’s strategy to bring the Connected Enterprise to life. Moret shares how advancements in digital transformation and tools, such as augmented reality and digital twin, allow the company to integrate control and information to help companies become more resilient, agile, and sustainable.  

SAIC Strengthens AI and Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of Koverse

With Koverse, SAIC expands its software portfolio into full-stack AI with the ability to tackle the challenge of organizing structured and unstructured data from multiple sources
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RESTON, Va., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Koverse, a software company that provides a data management platform enabling artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning on complex, sensitive data.

A Former Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Winner Modifies Its Technology to Help COVID-19 Patients

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Neopenda is a social enterprise startup that is passionate about improving newborn health through innovative technology solutions. Neopenda won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Prize at the 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition for the development of a low-cost, wearable sensor that improves the care of newborns in resource-constrained hospitals. neoGuard continuously monitors newborns’ critical vital signs and alerts attending health care professionals when a baby is in distress.

Unlocking the Covid Code

Scientists can now sequence an entire genome overnight
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By Jon Gertner

One day at the New York Genome Center, a researcher named Neville Sanjana told me that he thinks of genetic sequencers not as a typical invention but as a kind of “platform technology.” The phrase resonates among those who study innovation. Such technological leaps are rare. They represent breakthroughs that give rise to “platforms” — cellphones, say, or web browsers — that in time revolutionize markets and society.

Dr. Reza Malehmir Wins 2020 Technical Achievement Award for AI and Asset Extraction

Using artificial intelligence to transform a data collection challenge into a competitive, flexible, and low-cost solution
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Dr. Reza Malehmir used artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate data processing for a large provincial highway asset classification project, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

Cummins Helps Hydrogen-powered Aircraft Take Flight

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One of the world’s first hydrogen-powered aircraft, using global power leader Cummins’ fuel cell technology, was unveiled at the Stuttgart Airport late last year in Germany. Called the DLR-HY4, the four-seat airplane has successfully completed 30 2-hour test flights.

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