Articles by author: Shelby Skrhak

Talk Human to Me: The Future of Voice Technology

Kenneth Sutton, CEO of Yobe, Inc began his company as a business focused on frequency analysis and autism. The goal was to figure out ways for people with autism who found music frequencies in confined spaces to enjoy the music. Sutton’s friend found a way to manipulate frequencies to a more tolerable level. Sutton shared…

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How One El Paso District Found Significant Online Learning Success

Location: El Paso, Texas. Place: Clint ISD (independent school district.) Time: 2019. Even before the pandemic shuttered classrooms across the country and left school districts searching for online solutions, Clint ISD began preparing for a comprehensive communication solution that would unknowingly benefit students when the pandemic struck. Mark Jones, Vice President of Sales at FrontRow,…

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Education & EdTech
Returning Safely: Navigating School Safety and Emergencies

Schools will be back and mostly open for in-person learning in a few weeks. As students return, the importance of navigating school safety and dealing with emergencies remains paramount. So, how can schools be prepared? Offering his expert perspective, Frank Kitzerow, Retired Chief of Police and District Security for Palm Beach County School District, spoke…

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Industrial IoT
The Nitty Gritty of Commercial vs. Hardened PoE Switches

Power over ethernet, or PoE, switches bring a wide range of benefits to industrial settings – but not all are created equal. On this episode of What About Power Over Ethernet?, an EtherWAN podcast, EtherWAN Director of Products and Marketing Jim Toepper joined host Shelby Skrhak to explore the key differences between standard commercial PoE…

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Cost Containment Strategies for Healthcare Plans

The rising costs of prescription medications in the U.S. are top of mind for anyone who relies on daily doses for their health. Between 2000 and 2017, some studies put the prescription drug cost increases in the U.S. as high as 76%. So, what are consumers to do? Greg Santulli, CEO of RX Valet, offered…

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Cost-Effectively Deploying Edge Computing Technologies to Convenience Stores

When you think of the challenges that a convenience store owner or operator faces, bleeding-edge technology may not seem high on the priority list. Traditionally, the convenience store industry is conservative in its approach to early technology adoption due to slim margins and aggressive competition. But challenges during the coronavirus have brought technology, innovation,…

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Retail
How The Cloudification of the Edge is Transforming The Retail Industry

It’s a frustration many customers have encountered. After going online to see if a certain product or style is in stock, it’s time to head to the store and pick it up. But then, when you’re there, the item isn’t. That could be changing, said Eshe Pickett, Software Architect for the Intel Internet of Things…

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Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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AI-driven computing
Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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How to Add Value for Customers and Potential Customers during COVID-19
June 9, 2021

During this challenging era, it’s essential to find ways to elevate relationships with customers and potential customers. Businesses across the board have had to get creative on how they make money, but one thing that never gets old is adding value. On this episode of Flow Cast by Trillium Flow Technologies, host Shelby Skrhak talked…

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How Keeping Stock of Parts and Service Can Save You Time and Money
June 8, 2021

Sourcing parts during field service is essential, but it’s not as simple as buying something off Amazon. However, there are still the same issues – sometimes things are overpriced or shipping takes too long. The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant supply chain issues, and Benda has had to work harder than usual to get parts….

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The Importance of Digitization in a Post-COVID World
June 7, 2021

America’s network landscape is quickly evolving thanks to new technologies like 5G. It is redefining the way we do business, learn and connect with each other. But we’re not there yet. A lot needs to happen, from the budget to build to the software to connect and the spectrum to support all use cases….

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AV-over-IP Solutions Bring a New Era of Performance and Flexibility
June 7, 2021

On this episode of Cutting Through – An Aurora Multimedia Podcast, host Shelby Skrhak talked with Paul Harris, CEO of Aurora Multimedia, John Henkel, Product Marketing Manager, NETGEAR, Laurent Masia, Director of Product Line Management, NETGEAR. The group talked about the advantages of AV over IP. Aurora has a history of innovation. From the introduction…

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EdTech: How to Use Federal Education Funds to Ease STEM Learning Loss
May 27, 2021

The past two school years have been unprecedented in their difficulty. Students feel it. Teachers and administration feel it. But thankfully, the U.S. government is providing federal funds to help state and local education agencies meet all their students’ increased learning needs. In this episode of the Marketscale EdTech podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down…

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The Ultimate In Excellent Customer Service? Partnership with Your Clients
May 7, 2021

Why does someone choose to do business with one company over another? What’s the differentiating factor? In this episode of FlowCast, a Trillium Flow Technologies podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sought to answer that question with Trillium Divisional Managing Director Nick Adcock, an accomplished global business leader with experience across several key markets, including oil and…

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A Powerful New Direction in Hospital Strategic Planning
May 6, 2021

Like any business, hospitals need strategic plans to chart their future. Rarely do they go smoothly, but with flexibility and agility, organizations can carefully navigate them. Jerry Darby, VP, Strategic Advisory Services at Covalus, shared his experiences and predictions for the space on Plan. Build. Equip. Darby has 30 years of healthcare planning consulting experience….

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The Future of Digital Out of Home Advertising
May 6, 2021

There remains a huge opportunity to market to consumers on the go, and a whole industry has risen to meet that demand. However, out of home advertising has many drawbacks that prevent companies from relying on this channel too heavily. Companies like Intel hope to change this perception, as well as the overall effectiveness of…

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Why Southern California Is a Hub of Green Transportation
May 5, 2021

For Jack Symington of Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the marriage of transportation and green innovation is a perfect fit. As Program Manager of Transportation, Symington helps accelerate the commercialization of green technology in the Los Angeles area. On this episode of Careers on the Move, a Cargomatic podcast, host Shelby Skrhak spoke to Symington…

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