Archive for Innovation

Cisco’s Digital Ceiling: PoE Backbone for Smart Buildings

The desire to achieve LEED or other sustainability ratings is pushing new market demands and regulations in communities around the world. Owners/operators have begun to make energy efficiency and intelligent operating systems an important factor in their real estate decisions. The market drivers for intelligent building controls are widely known and are driving investment in […]

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Innovation in Asset Performance

Three outstanding finalists competed for the Be Inspired Award in the Innovation in Asset Performance category at the Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2016 Conference held in London in November. Though vastly different applications, each finalist utilized Bentley’s AssetWise asset performance software in innovative ways in pursuit of its objectives. AssetWise powers a connected data environment to […]

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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Since the beginning of modern times, industry has been challenged with applying expertise consistently throughout the organization. Demographic trends and new technological advances promise to challenge the way industry approaches business. To stay competitive, industrial organizations will need to embrace new applications like cognitive computing, or simulating human thought processes in a computerized model. Consistent […]

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Rockwell Automation Fair Shines Light on IT/OT Convergence

The 2016 version of Rockwell Automation Fair took place in Atlanta the week of November 7. With new CEO Blake Moret leading the way and the Rockwell Automation Connected Enterprise theme on full display, the event was a microcosm of industry in transition. Where Rockwell Automation is headed and why Mr. Moret opened up Automation […]

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The future of information management in clinical research

The luxury of pharmaceutical blockbusters is over. Development and clinical trials have become more lengthy, risky and expensive related to increasing regulatory pressures, reducing the profitability of drugs because the periods they can be effectively sold has become shorter and shorter. In addition, both governments and patients look for favorable performance/price ratio’s putting pressure on […]

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