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CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust

Press Release

PARIS, November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes.

Goodyear Gets Real

Pandemic surfaces as tipping point for tire manufacturer as it explores video collaboration tools.
Article

by Peter Fretty

The pandemic has played a pivotal role in convincing a wide array of manufacturers to move forward with technology deployment decisions. Goodyear’s decision to embrace RealWear is a prime example. After all, the headset-based solution helps a global organization like Goodyear address real challenges.

A Day in the Race Against COVID-19

HP microfluidics technology is helping speed up the search for effective treatments to combat the novel coronavirus.
Blog

By Sara Harrison

UPS Longitudes | Why Businesses Need an Innovation Operating System

Mike Edmonds @ Pactera
Article

Innovation is critical in times of crisis. Why? Because companies that prioritize innovation during these times will drive growth after this crisis.

UPS Longitudes | As UPSFF Women Blaze Trails in Aviation, Everyone Benefits

Sherri Roberts @ UPS
Article

When your company’s primary mission is to test the boundaries of logistics to better serve customers, a diverse, inclusive team — with women in leadership positions — is crucial to fostering the kind of innovation that leads to success.

A diverse team increases talent engagement, fuels creative thinking, enhances customer service and ultimately drives better financial performance.

VF Welcomes New Crew of Associates...Robots

VF is utilizing a groundbreaking form of automation—by way of robots—to heighten a safe work environment for associates that increases productivity three-fold.
Article

A crew of 11 robots have joined VF associates at a distribution center (DC) in Martinsville, VA, for a pilot program that launched in August 2020. The bots, manufactured by Locus Robotics, create an ergonomic workspace and help support associates by increasing social distancing in response to COVID-19. With health and safety more critical than ever and productivity up 63%, VF is looking to bring bots to DCs throughout the globe.​

#TtInspires: Matt House, Technology Solutions Vice President

Developing smarter and more resilient infrastructure through cybersecurity
Blog

Matt House joined Tetra Tech in 2018 and is Vice President within Tetra Tech’s Federal Information Technology (IT) team. Matt oversees our technology solutions service offerings primarily out of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

Matt has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in IT. We talked with Matt as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

Arrow Electronics Helps Disabled Driver Sam Schmidt Return to Competitive Racing

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disabled IndyCar race car driver Sam Schmidt has returned to auto racing with the help of Arrow Electronics, besting more than a dozen able-bodied drivers in a recent two-day competition. Schmidt hadn’t raced competitively since crashing during a 200-mph practice lap 20 years ago, an accident that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down.

He returned to competitive racing in Arrow’s newest Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM), a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette modified with electronic head and voice controls. 

Democratizing Digital Literacy: Adobe Unveils Readability Research Partnerships at MAX

Article

From Adobe’s invention of the PDF, to its status as an open standard today, the whole world relies on the ubiquitous PDF to communicate, connect, and absorb information. This is especially critical today in education, where remote learning and digital innovation are not only changing the way teachers teach, but also how students learn. As a champion of creativity as an essential component of digital literacy, it gives us immense pride to share the progress Adobe is making toward better readability for all.

Tetra Tech's Veronica Cuello Discusses a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity and Risk Management

Transforming cybersecurity programs to evolve with emerging technologies and mitigate cyber threats
Blog

Veronica Cuello is a cybersecurity leader specializing in risk management and program transformation. She has been supporting clients for more than 20 years, consistently improving their security posture. In her role as a cybersecurity executive, Veronica is responsible for ensuring excellence in customer delivery, expanding Tetra Tech’s cybersecurity services into new markets, and continuing to develop cutting-edge cyber capabilities. Veronica also co-leads a women’s initiative program with the aim of empowering and advancing women in the workplace.

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