Articles by tag: Washington

Energy and the Effects on Agriculture: Can We Survive?

agriculture

Since President Biden came into office, there has been an increasing focus on “green energy” initiatives, resulting in radical changes in the oil industry. For example, the 2021 Executive Order resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 Keystone Pipeline permit. But how are these radical changes impacting the U.S. agriculture industry, and will these changes […]

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As Small Business Loan Program Comes to an End, Debate Heats Up: Business Casual

Powered by RedCircle After delivering more than half a trillion dollars to millions of employers, the Small Business Administration is set to stop approving government-backed loans as of July 1st. However, in a June 12th report, the Fed told Congress that a multiplicity of data reveals “an alarming picture of small business health during the […]

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Industrial IoT
Why the Future of Smart Cities Comes Down to Data

While sensors, radars and cameras may be what people think when they envision the smart cities of the future, data will be what make improvement to community life tangible. The insight gathered by new hardware and software around cities and rural areas will only be as good as how it is acted upon. Sarah […]

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3 Reasons to Follow Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference

Cities across the world are moving towards a smarter, more connected future. While the road ahead for IoT solutions in urban areas is still not completely mapped, conferences like Smart Cities Connect try to concentrate the brightest ideas into one place for three days. National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., hosts this year’s Fall Conference […]

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3 Reasons to Follow Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference

Cities across the world are moving towards a smarter, more connected future. While the road ahead for IoT solutions in urban areas is still not completely mapped, conferences like Smart Cities Connect try to concentrate the brightest ideas into one place for three days. National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., hosts this year’s Fall Conference […]

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Architecture & Design
Watson Career Opportunity: Transforming Tech in the Workplace as a Sales Account Manager

On this Architecture & Design Jobcast, brought to you by MarketScale, we sat down with Jessica Reiks of Watson, a furniture manufacturer creating user-centered, tech-ready, and future proof consoles, to discuss the open role of Sales Account Manager. Reiks said the ideal candidate is organized, interested in building solid client relationships, and always concerned […]

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NAFSA Begins Its 2019 Event in Washington, D.C. Today

For the 71st time, the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) is holding its annual meeting, which begins today in Washington, D.C. The conference focuses on international education and is highlighted this year by a speaking engagement from former Secretaries of State Madeline K. Albright and Colin Powell. The pair will address the conference […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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