Are utilities keeping up with the proliferation of distributed devices?
Millions of devices are measuring and sometimes controlling the health of our utility networks, and millions more are coming. As distributed resources drive rapid, increasing demand for data-intensive grid management to ensure high-quality, reliable and resilient power delivery, ask yourself this question: How are you keeping up?
New facility in Panama supports hospitals across Central America.
Earlier this year, Medtronic opened a 3,500-square-foot Technical Service Training Center in Panama City, Panama. Strategically located, the new training center is more accessible and convenient for biomedical technicians traveling from countries in Central and South America.
Twenty-two million. That is the staggering number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are now connected by AT&T across the world. During the first quarter of this year, AT&T connected 70 percent more smart devices than the same quarter a year ago and there’s no projected slowdown. In fact, according to IDC, the market for IoT is expected to nearly triple to $1.7 trillion by 2020.
This Spring, if you’re shopping for the latest smartphone or tablet, you now have a resource for understanding the environmental and social factors associated with your device. Today, I’m thrilled to report that the first devices rated under AT&T’s Eco-Rating 2.0 are hitting our store shelves.
“Sustainability” means a lot of things to different people. At AT&T, it comprises nearly 50 social, environmental and governance topics — for which we report goals, key data, challenges and opportunities.
But if we’re honest with ourselves, we’re often focusing on these issues individually and forgetting to raise our gaze. How do they interconnect? Where do they have the most impact inside and outside our company? Which internal and external groups influence them… and, in turn, us?
Middle, High School Students Now in Running to Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge Aimed at Boosting Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
NEW YORK, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eighty-one teams of creative middle and high school students have earned the title Best in State in the second Verizon Innovative App Challenge, a national competition in which students design a mobile application concept that addresses a need or problem in their local schools or communities.
One cool thing about working at UPS is the chance to learn about the many different types of companies we serve, and how their supply chains factor into their success. Healthcare companies are some of the most interesting: they make products that patients’ lives may literally depend on, and their supply chain needs can be quite specialized and complex. It can be pretty radical stuff!