Articles by tag: Daniel Litwin

Proper Setup and Implementation Will Tip the Scales in a Positive Direction for Mobile Control Rooms

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The adoption of mobile control rooms is gaining momentum across various sectors, driven by their flexibility and rapid deployment capabilities. These pop-up or short-term deployable mission control rooms cater to dynamic operational needs, such as emergency response, military operations, and temporary industrial activities. The growing trend towards mobility in control operations is spurred by…

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The Effects of the Baltimore Bridge Collapse is Testing the Resilience of the Supply Chain

As one of the busiest ports in the United States continues to grapple with the aftermath of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, the ripple effects on global supply chains are profound and widespread. The tragic incident not only disrupted local operations but has also spotlighted vulnerabilities in supply chain resilience globally.  The bridge,…

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Cost Engineering Drives U.S. Automakers Toward Affordable Electric Vehicles

Could cost engineering emerge as a pivotal strategy for U.S. automakers striving to enhance the affordability of electric vehicles (EVs)? Facing significant challenges in production profitability and consumer affordability, manufacturers like Ford and Tesla face increasing pressure from aggressive pricing from Chinese competitors. As these financial pressures mount, highlighted by recent loss reports,…

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Grid Modernization is Bringing Utilities and Internet Providers to the Table. How Will Collaboration Shape the Grid?

The power grid is in for an exciting era of improvement as it embraces Industry 4.0 and mass digitalization. That doesn’t mean modernization isn’t a tough ride. As the grid grapples with blackouts and shut-offs, one thing is clear: The U.S. needs to modernize its aging grid and embrace technologies that make better use…

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AAHOACON24 Seeks to Help Hotel Owners and Operators Overcome Challenges and Maximize Opportunities

As the hospitality industry anticipates AAHOACON 2024, a pivotal gathering, hotel owners and operators find themselves on the cusp of transformative change. The industry, Having weathered the storm of pandemic-driven shifts, faces a landscape dotted with daunting challenges and unprecedented opportunities. Innovations in technology, shifting market dynamics, and evolving consumer expectations are sculpting a…

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With 800 New Stores in the Offing, How Will Aldi’s Massive Expansion Impact the Grocery Industry?

Grocery chain Aldi recently announced plans to add 800 new stores in the U.S. within five years, focusing on the Northeast, Midwest, western U.S., and Southern California, with a debut in Las Vegas. In the Southeast, Aldi’s massive expansion plans include converting a whopping 400 Winn-Dixies and Harveys locations into Aldi stores, starting with about…

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The Surprising Rise in March’s PPI Numbers is Likely to Challenge Fed’s Next Direction on Curbing Inflation

In addition to the financial markets teetering on the edge of uncertainty, the release of March’s Producer Price Index (PPI) numbers has stirred a mix of curiosity and concern. Coming off a February report that saw wholesale costs spike to its highest rate in five months, this latest update has financial analysts and economists…

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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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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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ChargeExpo 2024: Navigating the Expansion of EV Charging Networks with EUEC Chairman Dr. Prabhu Dayal
March 6, 2024

With electric vehicles likely to make up at least half of all car sales by 2030, the Biden administration has allocated $7.5 billion to construct a nationwide network of 500,000 EV charging stations​. This investment reflects the growing emphasis on modernizing power grids and expanding the diversity of energy resources. As the industry stands…

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ChargeExpo 2024: How Advanced Conductors Can Enhance EV Infrastructure and Revolutionize the Energy Sector
March 1, 2024

The U.S. power grid is struggling, and it’s no wonder why: The aging grid was not built for a time when clean energy sources would begin to replace fossil fuels. With an increasing number of Americans expected to switch to electric vehicles in the coming years, the need to decarbonize the power grid and…

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The Future of the Energy Sector Rests on Energy Efficiency. Global Energy Partners is Leading the Way
March 1, 2024

The spotlight was on the future of energy efficiency at ChargeExpo 2024, with industry leaders gathering to discuss innovative solutions and trends shaping the sector. At the forefront of this shift is the drive to reduce carbon footprints and lower utility bills for consumers and businesses alike. This trend aligns with recent developments, such…

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Bigger Profits, Better Decisions: The Transformative Impact of Integrating AI and IoT into Supply Chains
February 20, 2024

How are AI, IoT, and data analytics transforming the challenges of supply chain management into opportunities for unprecedented efficiency and resilience? On an episode of Expert Insights by Benchmark Products, Daniel Litwin, the Voice of B2B at MarketScale, emphasizes the transformative impact of integrating AI and IoT into supply chains. This integration facilitates data-driven…

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Aligning All Facilities Departments with Decarbonization Goals Requires a Collaborative Approach to Standards & Priorities
February 16, 2024

As facilities departments grapple with the urgent need to decarbonize buildings—a sector responsible for 37% of global CO2 emissions—the convergence of digital technology and strategic retrofitting emerges as a pivotal pathway. Integrating Schneider Electric’s technology-first approach with ASHRAE’s latest ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 100-2024 for existing buildings underscores a holistic strategy to meet science-based climate targets….

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Can the U.S. Shore Up its National Cybersecurity Defenses?
February 15, 2024

In an era where cyber threats loom larger and more sophisticated, the urgency to bolster national cybersecurity defenses has never been more critical. With government watchdogs highlighting gaps in performance measures and cost assessments, and recent breaches underscoring vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure, the stakes are high. How can the U.S. align its cybersecurity strategies…

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Navigating the Future of Work, Play, and App Development in the Apple Vision Pro Era
February 15, 2024

Apple Vision Pro, the latest entrant in the mixed-reality headset market, has quickly become a focal point for developers and users, boasting over 1,000 apps designed to harness its unique spatial computing capabilities. Despite its hefty price tag of $3,499, reviews of the device hail it as the best mixed-reality headset available, albeit a…

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Content-Forward & Performance Skills are Elevating Storytelling in B2B Sales
February 9, 2024

Is storytelling in B2B sales an art or a science? Perhaps the art of sales is in the storytelling, and telling that story to make an impact is the science. In the fast-paced world of B2B sales, the convergence of content creation and performance skills is no longer a novelty but a necessity. As…

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Launch Sites, Rocket Tech, Tourism: Drivers of the Space Economy Making Headway in 2024
February 5, 2024

Tourism, increasing commercialization, technology innovations, and sustainable operations will all play a critical role in the 2024 space economy. The space industry witnessed remarkable achievements and ambitious plans in 2023, setting the stage for an even more dynamic 2024. A record-breaking 207 successful orbital launches in 2023, with the U.S. leading the charge with…

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