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Powering and Digitizing the Economy: The Formula for a Sustainable Future

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This is the first blog post of a series from Innovation Summit Barcelona 2019, a two-day event that brings together more than 3,500 industry professionals, solution experts, and IoT leaders to discuss about global trends, generate bold ideas and foster digital economy.

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This is the first blog post of a series from Innovation Summit Barcelona 2019, a two-day event that brings together more than 3,500 industry professionals, solution experts, and IoT leaders to discuss about global trends, generate bold ideas and foster digital economy.

Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes

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This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Ramanujam who is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a faculty member in the Global Health Institute and Dept. Pharmacology and Cell Biology and the founding director of the Center of Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. This article is part of a series on the power of technology in helping crisis-affected populations. To learn more, sign up for a free webinar in our Women Rock IT series here.

Supporting a More Engaged Civil Society

How Symantec’s recently expanded software donation program is making an impact in Moldova
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. Since launching the software donation program with TechSoup in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits and public libraries in 206 countries worldwide, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

Duke Energy Carolinas Partners With Anderson County, S.C., on Major Battery Storage Project

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  • Project will improve grid reliability and provide Anderson Civic Center at least 30 hours of backup power during emergencies
  • Battery storage joins solar, electric vehicles, microgrids as part of company’s plans to modernize energy infrastructure across Carolinas
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  • Project will improve grid reliability and provide Anderson Civic Center at least 30 hours of backup power during emergencies
  • Battery storage joins solar, electric vehicles, microgrids as part of company’s plans to modernize energy infrastructure across Carolinas

The Inaugural Global Inclusive Growth Summit

There is a pressing need to address how the digital economy can be put to work for everyone, everywhere
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the new convening will examine opportunities to advance equitable and sustainable economic growth. At a time of rapid technological change, there is a pressing need to address how the digital economy can be put to work for everyone, everywhere.

Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises Pioneering Cruise Industry's First-Ever Trial of Fuel Cell Technology

Focused on supplying power with lower emissions, fuel cell research project is the latest in a series of major advances in corporation's innovative "green cruising" strategy
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MIAMI, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced its Germany-based brand, AIDA Cruises, has partnered with leaders from the maritime and engineering sectors to pilot the world's first fuel cell system designed to power large passenger vessels. As early as 2021, AIDA Cruises will trial this innovative fuel technology on AIDAnova, becoming the cruise industry's first brand to trial fuel cells on a large cruise ship.

Alliance Data’s Vigilance and Continued Commitment to Cybersecurity

By Rob Boutell, Chief Information Security Officer, Alliance Data Card Services
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Every October, Alliance Data recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as an opportunity to remind our associates of cybersecurity best practices and reflect on our own security framework, protocols and governance. 

The Mandate for Companies Looking to Electrify Fleets: Start Planning Now

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By Paul Stith and Randal Kaufman

As concerns about climate change stoke pressures on companies to make their fleets cleaner and greener, ground shipping giant UPS believes it has delivered. The company has more than 1,000 electric and hybrid electric vehicles – 50 of them electric-powered delivery trucks brought on just last year in the U.S. More are on the way.

Missed Booz Allen at The Atlantic Festival? We’ve Got Your Recap Here

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Where should governments focus their digital protection amid unprecedented risk? How can technology and defense organizations bring more women into leadership roles? What does the future look like in artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and beyond?

Booz Allen explored these questions and more at The Atlantic Festival. The event took place Sept. 24-26 in Washington, DC, and highlights are now available online.

Timely insights from top speakers  

Shaping the Future of Public Administration With Booz Allen SVP—and NAPA Fellow—Dr. Cedric Sims

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The congressionally chartered National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) has been helping government leaders solve critical management challenges since 1967. NAPA Fellows are a prestigious group, representing former cabinet officials, members of Congress, governors, mayors, state legislators, prominent scholars, and business executives.

In 2019, Dr. Cedric Sims, a senior vice president with Booz Allen’s Justice, Homeland Security, and Transportation business, joined their ranks.

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