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Energy Efficiency in Construction Industry

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Energy Efficiency in Construction Industry - Information Technology Blog. According to the United States Department of Energy , the construction industry both commercial and residential modernized, at the same time, energy efficiency has gained great importance.

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My API story: Vodafone's API Architecture Guild

TM Forum

I am part of the Digital, BSS & APIs architecture team in Vodafone, focusing on APIs standardization, strategy, and roadmaps. In my role, I'm currently leading a distributed architecture function called the API Architecture Guild.

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Composite orchestration is the key to delivering hybrid services through NaaS architecture

TM Forum

“Digital leadership enabled by an API-first architecture and the automation of network services will transform how telcos build, activate and lifecycle customer and product experiences.?

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Why an online, global workforce could be the future of construction

Dataconomy

The talent shortage in architecture and engineering is huge. The post Why an online, global workforce could be the future of construction appeared first on Dataconomy. Contributors Featured Industry Professional Services Transportation & Logistics architects civil engineering Construction digital economy Engineering global workforce

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VMware continues cloud construction with March announcements

Storage IO Blog

VMware continues cloud construction with March announcements VMware continues cloud construction with March announcements of new features and other enhancements. VMware Cloud Provides Consistent Operations and Infrastructure Via: VMware.com With its recent announcements, VMware continues cloud construction adding new features, enhancements, partnerships along with services.

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Design vs. Architecture

Future of CIO

All architecture is design; not all design is architecture. Without architecture, a designer can start to lose the bigger picture. Architecture could be the navigator of strategy management. Without design, the grand plan never gets implemented or is done adequately.

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22 digital twins trends that will shape 2022

Venture Beast

Enterprises face challenges in combining data architecture, knowledge graphs, processes, and cultures to get the most from digital twins. Cloud Data Enterprise technology VB Home Page cloud providers construction data management digital twin digital twins digital twins and A.I.

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Researchers Created the Whitest White Paint Ever

GizModo VR

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Call for entries: 2018 Building Team Awards

Eric D. Brown

Building Design+Construction's Building Team Awards recognize newly built (opened or occupied January 1, 2017 or later) projects that best exemplify the collaboration between owner, architect, engineer, and contractor to produce buildings that exhibit architectural and construction excellence.

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Enterprise Architecture vs. Enterprise Design

Future of CIO

We elevate organizational maturity by design thinking; we elevate design by architectural thinking. Enterprise Architecture is the glue to connect such purpose (WHY), strategy (WHAT) and execution (HOW). But what constitutes the distinction in detail between design and architecture, between enterprise design and enterprise architecture? That does not mean that there is no sense in designing architecture. In turn, we elevate design through architectural thinking.

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Autodesk acquires Spacemaker for $240 million to boost AI development for designers

Venture Beast

Autodesk acquired Oslo-based Spacemaker for $240 million to accelerate the use of AI in design and urban construction. Read More.

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KPIs or CSFs for Data Architecture

Future of CIO

Try to look at the organizational values or the architecture principles in general , and work outward from there. Considering that data and the structural quality thereof as a major corporate asset, the importance of data architecture is often overlooked, despite in many organizations data being the true business jewels. Four Perspective of Data Architecture : For data-architecture, the non-functional (qualitative) requirements are usually more important than the functional ones.

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Operations platform for private 5G networks can meet the specific needs of many vertical industries

TM Forum

To address this diverse market, China Unicom based its ecosystem-based platform for network operations on cloud architecture to offer verticals a differentiated, customized end-to-end 5G private network service to meet their specific needs. Open Digital Architecture (ODA

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What is Wrong with Current Software Architecture Methods?

Future of CIO

Among the reasons why architecture is important, worth studying, and worth practicing is that the analysis of architecture enables early prediction of a system’s qualities. However, it has been said that current software architecture is weak in expressing and evaluating ideas of quantified qualities and costs. So what are more specific issues in software architecture methods today?

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What is more important? Enterprise Architecture or Architect

Future of CIO

A good architecture with poor implementation gives poor results. And a popular EA framework won't guarantee to produce good architecture. It spurs an interesting debate: What is more important, enterprise architecture or enterprise architect? And must influence/collaborate/work together with other parts of the organization to help with construction and then check that plans have been implemented correctly. Human is still the master of any tools.

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Insights-Driven Business Are Stealing Your Customers

Forrester IT

To gauge the economic impact of insights-driven businesses, Forrester constructed a revenue model for our report that conservatively forecasts insights-driven businesses will earn of about $400 Billion in 2016; however, by 2020 they will be making over $1.2 Analytics Enterprise Architecture big data analytics business insights customer insights insight execution system of insightIs your business digital?

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Go inside the $2 billion Seattle Convention Center expansion, viewed as a big boost to downtown

GeekWire

Getting people to Seattle and back downtown is a major goal of the new Summit building, which took years of planning and five more years — and the weathering of a major health and economic crisis — to construct.

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‘Next decade’s answer to the Space Needle’: Seattle 2030 is a post-pandemic skyscraper concept

GeekWire

Constructed predominantly of mass timber, with a hybrid system of steel exoskeletal frames and concrete cores, Seattle 2030 is a hexagonal configuration defined by three interconnected sub-towers with a central multi-storied void.

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Photos: Go inside the University of Washington’s new Hans Rosling Center for Population Health

GeekWire

Designed by The Miller Hull Partnership and built by Lease Crutcher Lewis , construction on the eight-story Rosling Center at the corner of 15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Grant Lane began in April 2018.

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Autodesk to acquire The Wild, which helps architects and engineers collaborate in ‘extended reality’

GeekWire

based startup that helps more than 700 customers across architecture, engineering, construction, and other industries work and collaborate in virtual and augmented reality. Publicly traded Bay Area software giant Autodesk will acquire The Wild , a Portland, Ore.-based

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Being a CIO: One Year Later - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last year, I published a series on my first hundred days as CIO at McGraw-Hill Construction. Ive also spent a lot of time meeting with customers and learning about the construction industry. I am running a CIO panel at ENRs FutureTech conference in December and started a CIO Council for construction industry CIOs (largely general contractor and design firms). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Amazon unveils design plans for Virginia HQ2, with dramatic spiral ‘Helix’ building as centerpiece

GeekWire

” In a new blog post on Tuesday, Amazon’s global real estate chief John Schoettler offered up details on the architectural and ecological elements at PenPlace, the name of the site where Amazon will someday station 25,000 employees in the suburb of Washington, D.C. The Helix: Amazon first embraced the concept of biophilia — the innate human desire to connect with nature — with the construction of The Spheres at its Seattle headquarters.

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Scale and Speed with Cyber Security

CTOvision

Bureaucracies exist to ensure continuity of purpose within a construct of organizational processes and since they are filled with and designed by people, aren’t able to radically evolve to meet new threats or fill new operating environments. Analysis Architecture CTO DoD and IC Government Acquisitions Open Source Agile software development Automation Computer security Cyber security standards Cybersecurity devops Information security Internet of Things

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Amazon will pause Bellevue towers to study impact of hybrid work on its offices, still plans 25k jobs

GeekWire

Amazon will build out the shell and core of the planned 43-story Tower 1 at Bellevue 600, depicted at left in this architectural rendering, before pausing construction. It will wait to start construction on the 31-story Tower 2, at right.

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Identity Based Internet Protocol (IBIP): A network security innovation developed at The MITRE Corporation

CTOvision

Over the last several years The MITRE Corporation has published pieces about their development of enhanced security protocols in the construct of Identity-Based Internet Protocol (IBIP). By Bob Gourley. Editor’s note: I’ve referenced before my participation on the board of Centripetal Networks , and their ability to deliver large scale commercial solutions of MITRE’s IBIP are an area I am particularly proud of. – bg.

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Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

CTOvision

The data is too big, moves too fast, or does not fit the structures of your database architectures. The term “Big Data” has come to focus on these characteristics and imply that traditional database architectures, such as on line transaction processing (OLTP) and on line analytic processing (OLAP) purpose-built technologies simply will not scale to meet your data capacity needs. Analysis Architecture Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Apache Hadoop bigdata Hadoop

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Creating an open digital twin framework to unlock 5G smart city revenues

TM Forum

Constructing smart city infrastructure requires large upfront investment. The digital twin approach enables collaboration between partners involved in smart city planning, application development and construction, but there are challenges in implementing a digital twin-based smart city.

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New Filipino telco's cloud-native approach helps secure rapid subscriber growth

TM Forum

It delivers lifecycle management of all resources and all processes from planning to design to construction to delivery to acceptance and, finally, day-to-day maintenance. The architecture of our IT system is a platform plus application model which is microservices + containerized deployment.

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ERP for architects and engineers gains from acquisition

IT Toolbox

ERP specialist Deltec has acquired Union Square, a provider of project information and collaboration software specifically designed for architecture, engineering and construction firms. Union Square improves the quality and accuracy of information and enhances project team collaboration by delivering a single solution for managing vital project information, including contacts

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These new 3D-printed homes in Austin are going for $450K

The Verge

When it showed off its 3D-printed homes at the South by Southwest festival back in 2018, Austin-based construction technology company ICON told The Verge its Vulcan printer could create an 800-square-foot structure for about $10,000.

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Customer avatars unlock metaverse experience

TM Forum

Of course, this ambitious new architecture must be underpinned by the principles of trust and supported by technology that enables huge and seamless transfers of data. Universal personalized digital twins are coming – and will truly define the metaverse.

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Customer avatars unlock metaverse experience

TM Forum

Of course, this ambitious new architecture must be underpinned by the principles of trust and supported by technology that enables huge and seamless transfers of data. Universal personalized digital twins are coming – and will truly define the metaverse.

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How to successfully launch a green field operator in 10 months

TM Forum

How: Leveraging cloud native IT and network architecture – drawing on TM Forum’s established frameworks, best practices and Open APIs – to enable successful launch within 10 months. Models and architecture. Who: DITO Telecommunity and Whale Cloud.

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ODA components garner growing industry support

TM Forum

ODA provides the architecture for component interactions, while the Open APIs define the interfaces,” says Vance Shipley, CEO, SigScale Global Inc “ODA is a kind of Rosetta Stones for telco capabilities, says Adriano Poloni, Managing Director, Accenture.

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Streamlining the onboarding of ecosystem partners for faster, successful outcomes

TM Forum

Business architecture. For stc, the project is about further enabling its business architecture function to meaningfully address recurring pain points in the business; that is, the practical application of business architecture principles to solve real-world problems.

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B2B growth is coming, but how can CSPs capture it?

TM Forum

Targeting cloud native architecture, Carrier X is building hundreds of microservices and common components, trying to enhance the operation intelligence by introducing AI.

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Enable 5G revenue opportunities through charging

TM Forum

run a construction firm.?You increase the revenue you can make from this new construction.?But Service-Based Architecture, the?charging?function the 3GPP service-based architecture?marks

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Apple shares a look inside its first ever ‘floating’ store

The Verge

The sphere is constructed from 114 individual pieces of glass held in place by 10 vertical mullions (the architectural term for supporting bars between panes of glass in a window), and Apple says the dome is a first-of-its kind construction: all-glass and fully self-supporting.

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Telcos’ IT strategies for vertical enterprise revenues

TM Forum

Each one of these systems categories is evolving radically: Catalogs – products, services and assets, once tracked in disparate databases, are now centralized and have all the supporting information needed as a “single source of truth” by all surrounding OSS/BSS architecture.

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Building Seattle, brick by video game brick: City rises in Minecraft as part of immense project

GeekWire

His longer video, below, is a dizzying display of the work involved in constructing everything from Columbia Tower to Lumen Field. And because the construction never seems to stop, in real Seattle or in Minecraft Seattle, there are cranes everywhere.

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Lift-and-shift: Why does it undermine BSS-on-cloud transformation?

TM Forum

A comprehensive and systematic approach is required to identify the right platform and ensure a smooth BSS migration, based on a well thought out design-construct. Not all applications may be suited for the cloud and its multi-tenant architecture.

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A platform-based approach turbo-charged Reliance Jio’s move to cloud native and 5G

TM Forum

– as well as the current inventory management, complex inventory constructs such as fiber routes, logical IP/MPLS links and other associations need to be modelled through the platform. TM Forum’s Open Digital Architecture (ODA). Who: Reliance Jio and Jio Platforms.

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Can digital twins deliver for telecoms?

TM Forum

The use of digital twins is spreading beyond manufacturing and into areas such as healthcare, construction and smart cities.

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