Articles by tag: testing

How the Indestructible Molecule that is PFAS Effects the Environment

In the most recent episode of “There’s More to IT,” host Jason Claybrook discussed the widespread exposure of Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, better known as PFAS, in various aspects of everyday life. His guest was Yuran Li, the director of MS Commercial Strategies at Alternative Biomedical Solutions — a Texas based laboratory. The two talked…

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On Deck with Circuit Check: The Digital Transformation of Test

The manufacturing testing environment experienced significant changes with accelerated digitization. With digital transformation now impacting how they test and the devices under testing, how will manufacturers venture into this new realm to realize optimization and efficiency? On Deck with Circuit Check host Daniel Litwin spoke with two experts in the space, Shawn Reiler, Senior Vice…

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Education & EdTech
Test Scores, GPA, Essays: Which Should be Most Important for Admissions Professionals?

In May, California announced it would continue to disregard SAT & ACT scores for college admissions. How should college professionals adapt their admissions process to match this departure from testing? Let’s hear from Matthew Flippen, President of Hartwell University. Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B! Twitter – @MarketScale Facebook – facebook.com/marketscale…

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On Deck with Circuit Check
Key Considerations for In-Circuit Test Fixtures

In-circuit testing, which provides electronic manufacturers a reliable, high-fault coverage verification method for the assembly process, has been around for a long time – but recent innovations have opened exciting new paths forward in ICT solutions. So, why is ICT so useful? Do turnkey projects exist, and what are some best practices for approaching an…

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On Deck with Circuit Check: The Anatomy of a Successful Test System Engineering Project

The testing process is critical in manufacturing, but not all are created equal. Taking a deep dive into test system engineering (TSE), On Deck with Circuit Check spoke to Paul Attwell. Attwell is a Customer Application Specialist at Circuit Check and has over two decades of experience in the field. Manufacturers use a variety of…

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Education & EdTech
Can the SAT and ACT Evolve Past A Barrier-To-Entry Test?

With many colleges already opting out, the Fiske Guide to Colleges will no longer report SAT and ACT score ranges. The Guide found irrelevancy when it comes to the accuracy, usefulness, and validity of the scores. While the pandemic caused some schools to shift, at least temporarily, some schools are doing it because they find…

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Education & EdTech
Standardized Testing’s Impact on Student and Educator Psychology

COVID-19 has had a lasting impact on education around the globe – and it might be time to take a hard look at whether or not traditional standardized testing is up to the task of preparing learners for this new world. More legacy institutions and education organizations are distancing themselves from the SAT and…

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Blink Charging Showcases Innovative EV Charging Solutions at NAFA 2024
June 13, 2024

The Blink team joined thousands of professionals from across North America to explore the newest advancements in EVs and showcase their EV charging solutions at the North American Fleet Association’s (NAFA) 2024 conference, held from April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was a hub of activity for fleet professionals across various sectors….

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Global Blink Team Takes #BlinkPledge to Reduce Environmental Impact
June 13, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, members of the Blink team worldwide have taken the #BlinkPledge, committing to habits and efforts that contribute to a better, more sustainable world. In this video,  Blink team members from Colombia, the US, India, and Belgium, share their personal pledges to reduce environmental impact. These commitments include using reusable…

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Blink and Clean Miami Beach Team Up for Earth Day Environment Cleanup
June 13, 2024

In celebration of Earth Day, Blink partnered with the non-profit organization Clean Miami Beach to make a tangible impact on their local environment. The video showcases the collaborative effort, with the Blink team working alongside Clean Beach Miami volunteers to clean up Albert Pallot Park in Miami, Florida. Together, they successfully removed 179 pounds of…

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High-Impact Gear Delivery by Rentex for DC Convention
June 13, 2024

Rentex is preparing for a significant event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Two tractor trailers loaded with top-of-the-line gear are set to be delivered for a morning setup. This logistical effort ensures that all necessary equipment arrives on time for a seamless event execution. Rentex’s commitment to reliability and efficiency…

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Vaccine Distribution Exposes Gaps in Logistics
January 29, 2021

As the US ramps up its COVID vaccine distribution, major gaps in the supply chain and logistics strategy are becoming clear. Healthcare agencies and public health officials alike are scrambling to get the vaccines to the people who need it most, but so far, the country is falling far short of its vaccination goals….

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A Look at the True Impact of COVID on Learning Benchmarks
December 3, 2020

The nationwide STAR assessment, testing children of grades 1-8, recently released a report with its findings. According to Renaissance, the test shows a mild drop in reading and literacy, but a significant 7 percentage point drop in meeting math benchmarks. The test results estimate in weeks needed to catch up and meet the grade…

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How Technology and Data Can Improve Standardized Testing
October 5, 2020

We’ve begun a new school year with continued challenges for students, teachers, parents, and other learning guardians. Having spent the spring semester navigating the new world of widespread distance learning, we all hoped the 2020-21 school year could have started in person. Students across the country received a different education experience at home this past…

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Putting Testing to the Test with Jeff Elliott of UWorld: Remote Possibilities
July 28, 2020

If anyone can prognosticate the precarious state of testing and assessing students during COVID-19 and beyond, Jeff Elliott can. As Chief Operating Officer of UWorld, a company used by more than 2 million students from secondary through graduate and professional certification for high-stakes online learning tools, he can see clearly through the chaos. In…

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The Future of E-Learning: The Challenge of the 2021 School Year Goes Beyond the Textbooks
June 12, 2020

Though the official school year has finally come to an end, schools and administrations are still working hard to prepare for a fall start. What schooling will look like in a few months’ time is still a mystery, but academic leaders are preparing for multiple scenarios. Guests DeAn Jeffrey and Ginger Brawley, both Strategic…

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Adapting to the World’s Exploding Need for Bandwidth
April 24, 2020

On this episode of Test Your Network, an EXFO podcast, host Tyler Kern was joined by EXFO Director, Transport and Datacom Business Unit Sophie Legault and Xilinx Director of Wired Communications Gilles Garcia for a discussion about how the two companies are working to provide boosted connectivity during a time when remote-work requirements and…

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DroneUp and UPS Test Unmanned Systems for Coronavirus Response
April 21, 2020

LAWRENCEVILLE, Virginia, April 21, 2020 – DroneUp recently partnered with UPS (NYSE:UPS) and subsidiary UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) with Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), and Workhorse Group in tests designed to determine how unmanned aerial systems can assist medical professionals in their fight to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. As healthcare practitioners nationwide…

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Dialed In: How Many Tests Does it Take to Start a Retail Business? with Morgan Davis of MarketDial
March 15, 2019

Starting a retail business can feel like walking through fog. There are the essentials, like aesthetics, products and location, but even then retailers often don’t realize the extensive testing that goes into maximizing branding, marketing, and even pricing. On the first episode of Dialed In, we sit down with the CEO of MarketDial, Morgan…

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