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How to Protect Your Family's Privacy During Remote Learning

Building a safe digital environment is essential to making remote learning work, experts say.
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Millions of students will attend school online this fall because of the coronavirus, either by choice or not.

Understandably, parents have a lot of questions: How will they access their child’s learning materials? Do they have enough devices? How is the school distributing tablets and laptops? Will there be a new grading policy?

But two questions somewhat absent from the conversation are how remote learning affects privacy, and what are the steps that parents, students and teachers can take to build an online environment that feels like a safe space.

Tetra Tech's Brian W. Callahan Discusses Defense System Modernization

Improving business processes, reducing sustainment costs, and advancing the capabilities of the aging DoD IT environment
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Brian W. Callahan provides strategic direction in designing and executing solutions for modernizing mission-critical information systems for Department of Defense (DoD) clients. Beginning with his experience in data analysis and the related business process challenges of the client, he leads the development of solution strategy, team building, and application of innovative technologies. Brian’s passion is working with clients to design process improvements and apply appropriate technologies that transform their operations and solve their most challenging problems.

Civic Engagement Content Ensures Employee Votes Count in 2020 Presidential Election

Benevity and Countable Partner to Help Companies Get Informed and Get People to the Polls
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CALGARY, AB, September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced availability of Civic Engagement Content for the Missions module within its employee engagement solution, Spark.

Communications Are Critical to Bridging the Digital Divide

Author: Paul Pishal, is a Sales Director for Black & Veatch’s telecom business.
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There is no doubt that advanced communication networks are changing how we interact with data, technology and one another. New levels of connectivity are giving us the ability to create, share and analyze information, creating layers of input and insight that deepen our experiences, making them richer, more tangible and more valuable than ever before. This has never been more apparent than during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is driving entire communities to move their lives online, from classes to doctor appointments to the 9-5 workday.

Technology leader Irvin Bishop Jr. Named CIO of Black & Veatch

Digital strategist to accelerate infrastructure leader’s digital transformation effort to enhance customer experience and program execution
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With an increasing focus on digital transformation, analytics, robust customer experience programs, and the acceleration of distributed projects, assets and workforces, Black & Veatch today announced Irvin Bishop Jr. as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Bishop, a leader in digital automation and digital transformation strategies, will lead the Information Technology (IT) services team.

Transform Your Properties Into Smart, Sustainable Buildings

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Smart buildings utilise a wide range of technologies and solutions to benefit users and deliver efficiencies to building managers. Providers of smart building solutions have evolved beyond traditional Building Management Systems (BMS), and property owners incorporating innovative technologies have more potential to benefit from higher commercial value. Opportunities to complement existing BMS with advanced solutions in buildings and offices are plentiful. 

Play On: Tapping into Gaming's Mental Health Benefits

Online gaming unlocks new opportunities for health and well-being when gathering in person isn’t an option.
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By Melanie Ehrenkranz 

I haven’t seen one of my closest friends in nearly three months. He lives a short walk from me, but because of our current socially distant reality, the closest I’ve come to seeing his face is looking at the avatar he designed for the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. When my phone pinged with a GIF he sent me showing off his avatar’s new outfit — a suit and a monocle — for a second, it made me feel a little closer to him in a way I hadn’t in quite some time. 

Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) North America Announces Google Achieves AWS Certification

The first major tech company to pursue the industry-leading water standard for its campuses
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MILWAUKEE, August 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is excited to announce that we have certified Google’s Mountain View and Los Angeles, California, and Dublin, Ireland campuses under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Standard.

Read the AWS announcement here:

Earning AWS certification for Mountain View, Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., and Dublin, Ireland campuses demonstrates Google’s commitment to understanding and addressing water stewardship challenges and opportunities in its business operations.

Tetra Tech's Melinda Tam Discusses How Cybersecurity Plays into the Digital World

Leveraging digital transformation to provide data-driven value and drive revenue
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Melinda Tam is an electrical engineer with more than 30 years of experience. Five years out of college, she started her own electrical, instrumentation, and controls engineering firm. Within 15 years, her firm had more than 100 employees and 4 offices across the United States. Melinda focused on turn-key control system upgrades, which included planning, design, implementation, and maintenance services. Since 2010, she has been supporting clients to develop a technology road map to transform field data into intelligent information for utility operations, maintenance, and management.

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