Articles by author: Raymond Hawkins

How One EdTech Company Wants to Remove Community Stressors

COVID didn't just have a physical impact on our population; the longterm mental health effects of mass social isolation are still up in the air. But it's clear that for students, Read more


How Will the NFT Market Shake Up Auction Houses?
April 9, 2021
Their primary practice is based around asset protection, trusts & estates, as well as representing high net-worth individuals like art collectors, designers, wine importers & producers, and Read more
Why Credentialing Platforms Have to Fill the Void in Job Skills that Universities Are Creating
April 9, 2021
Numbers are up across the board for employer-based credential programs as companies develop a robust parallel higher education infrastructure. Research out of credentialing platform Credly found that Read more
The Longterm Impact of Retail Closures in 2021
April 9, 2021
  The CEO of Mainvest, Nick Matthews, discusses big news out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics on massive incoming retail closures in 2021. He breaks down which sectors are most impacted, but Read more
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Concrete Innovations at Compass Datacenters
February 10, 2021
  Nancy Novak, Chief Innovation Officer, Compass Datacenters is a firm believer that innovation comes in different forms, and she knows it’s people, processes and systems that drive Read more
A 2020 Year in Review on Digital Strategy Trends
January 12, 2021
  Haynes Strader, Vice President of Data Center Solutions, CBRE, returned to Not Your Father’s Data Center for a look back and assessment of one of the craziest years in recent memory. To Read more
A Career Path for Veterans in the Data Center Industry
November 10, 2020
  Lee Kirby, Cofounder and Chairman of Salute Mission Critical, wanted to use his 36 years of military experience to help veterans and their families. Drawing upon 30 years of information Read more
The Data Center Outlook for the European Market
October 27, 2020
  To get a perspective on how the data center industry is faring in European markets during the pandemic, host Raymond Hawkins tapped Andrew Jay, Head of EMEA Data Centre Solutions, Read more
Adventures in Technology with DCD’s Peter Judge (Part 2)
September 22, 2020
  In the second half of a two-part discussion on technology, Peter Judge, Global Editor for DatacenterDynamics, and host Raymond Hawkins turned their attention on the data center industry, Read more
Adventures in Technology with DCD’s Peter Judge (Part 1)
September 9, 2020
  Peter Judge may have started his education journey with a degree in physics from Cambridge University, but most will know him from his work as a writer in the technology space. His Read more
Sustainability is More than Green Power
July 21, 2020
  As governments and corporations look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint, Eric Dunford, Director of Sustainability for CarbonCure, knows of a solution to help these entities meet Read more
Necessity is the Mother of Innovation
May 26, 2020
  With data centers going up quickly all over the country, quality control and the commissioning process are vital steps to making sure everything is getting done correctly. Yet the Read more
Why Water Use Can Be As Important As Energy Consumption
May 22, 2020
  When choosing a location, data centers often look for a location close to their end customers and one where there’s cheap electricity. Water was an afterthought, said Pedro Sancha, Read more