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Technology Predictions from an Electronic Design and Test Thinktank

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In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented public health crisis – the coronavirus pandemic. This has impacted all sectors of society and forced enterprises, small businesses, governments and private institutions to pivot, in some cases extensively, to accelerate digital transformations and rethink the way innovation is achieved. Keysight executives comment on the shape-shifting business operations and technology trends that are unfolding through the lens of the pandemic, the effects of which will continue to have lasting effects on organizations and society.

Cummins INC. and Purdue University Pilot a Game-Changing Digital Workforce Development Program: Indiana Digital Crossroads

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Indianapolis, Ind., January 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Purdue University are partnering on a pilot workforce development program, Indiana Digital Crossroads, as an initiative to address regional workforce challenges in technology-based fields.

The program – initially piloted in early 2020 – allows Purdue to employ some of its top data science students as a consulting team. The students work under contract on data-intensive projects for companies that then benefit from the students’ fresh, creative approaches. 

Autonomous Vehicles - How History Predicts Future Adoption

by Radhika Arora
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The rapid advancement in technology pertaining to automation is revolutionary and it is a privilege to be witnessing this change during our lifetime. With all the discussions and debates around automation and the future of mobility, it is hard to ignore the role of self-driving cars. The wide-scale adoption of autonomous vehicles (AVs) will be transformative, impacting almost every facet of our lives. AVs hold the potential to transform the way we live, travel, work, vacation and enjoy our leisure activities.

Trending Up: Medtronic Makes Management Top 250 List

Drucker Institute puts Medtronic at #43 overall and among top ten for social responsibility.
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At Medtronic, superior management means engaging employees, adding value to society, and doing our part to be an active, competitive and innovative force within our industry. That commitment was recently recognized by the Drucker Institute, where the company was ranked #43 on its 2020 Management Top 250 list.

Arrow Electronics Expands Support for DigiTruck and Neema International in Tanzania

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is reaffirming its commitment to Neema International, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children with the help of technology. Arrow has selected Neema as a 2020 holiday charity and will support the nonprofit’s computer education and scholarship programs in 2021.

Neema operates in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Its facilities include an Arrow DigiTruck technology classroom. 

Two Technologies Available Today to Resolve Climate Change

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by Jean-Pascal Tricoire

The past year has certainly provided its fair share of challenges. Our communities are working collectively to endure and overcome both COVID-19 and the accompanying recession the pandemic has helped cause. While we understandably have our attention fixed on ending these urgent dilemmas, we must not lose sight of the biggest looming threat to people and our planet: climate change.

Arrow Electronics' SAM Car Displayed at National Corvette Museum

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/- Arrow Electronics has loaned its original Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. The 2014 C7 Stingray will remain on public display in the museum’s Skydome gallery until mid-March 2021. 

Black & Veatch, Oncor Consulting Launch Passport™ Certification Program to Enhance Workplace, Commercial Property Safety

Certification effort will leverage Black & Veatch’s COVID-19 services suite as a platform to provide new facility, population health solutions to commercial property, franchise owners and education sites
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – There’s a need to forge alliances and working groups to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact. Oncor Consulting is among those leading the charge, collaborating with Black & Veatch through their health and safety solutions alliance to deliver a holistic approach to managing population health and creating healthy spaces to work and learn.

Tree City USA: Celebrating the Importance of Urban Tree Canopies

With the Benefits of Strong and Sustainable Urban Forestry Programs, Communities Can Thrive.
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The Tree City USA program has strengthened and sustained urban forests across the country thanks to support of Foundation members and partners. From the Gulf of Alaska to the Gulf Coast, nearly 155 million Americans are living in Tree City USA towns and cities that pay particular attention to tree planting, management, and care.

Arbor Day Foundation's Replanting Our Planet's Forests

The Conservation of These Forests Will Be Our Legacy for the Future.
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Generations past cared for our forests, preserving them as our heritage. Like the biological network a forest needs to thrive, our network of tremendous people—spanning across the globe—helped guide that heritage towards a secure future this past year.

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