New ERP partnership takes on chemicals and plastics industry

IT Toolbox

Lisam Systems, a producer of environmental health and safety compliance management software, has partnered with BatchMaster Software to deliver data sheets and labels compliant with the Globally Harmonized System for classifying and labeling chemicals.

Flame Retardant Chemicals In A Mattress Can Be Dangerous For Health


Information Technology Blog - - Flame Retardant Chemicals In A Mattress Can Be Dangerous For Health - Information Technology Blog. It is for this reason the polyurethane foam is to be wrapped or treated with fire retardant chemicals.

Sustainability: A Million-Dollar Opportunity for the CIO

CIO Dashboard

Because like information technology, corporations must weave sustainability into the fabric of the enterprise to generate the opportunities that companies like The Dow Chemical Company, SAP and Intel have orchestrated.

BASF to Collaborate With HPE on 1-Petaflop Supercomputer

Data Center Knowledge

System expected to significantly cut research time for world's largest chemical maker Read More. Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPC

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning


The STEM curriculum for K-12 students the world over would more or less be the same, with all forms of sciences including biological, chemical, environmental, and medical sciences along with technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

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Top 4 Digital Publishing Trends You Need to Know


For example, if a student reads a book about chemical compounds, then it’s only natural that they will need extra material, experiments and tutorials to have a deep understanding of the subject.

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Workplace Health and Safety Training – Employer Responsibilities


Catastrophic weather conditions like storm and hurricane, a fire break-out or a chemical spill can happen without any warning. When talking about workplace health and safety, we always speak about how it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure and provide a safe working space.

Are eTextbooks The Next Big Thing in K-12 Education?


For example, students can mix various chemicals in a virtual lab to see the effects of each concoction, irrespective of whether it’ll change color or explode the test tube. Ever seen one of those videos where a toddler is holding a phone upside down and pretending to talk?

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks


Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required. In this age of digitization, where everything from shopping to banking is available at the click of a button, why not access study materials? eBooks or etextbooks are not a new concept anymore. Kindle has ensured that the whole world has access to digital books.

Dallas Police Used Robot With Bomb to Kill Ambush Suspect


There have been other reports of robotics being used to deploy chemical munitions against armed suspects, but this is the first known use by domestic police of a robot with a bomb. Bob Gourley.

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum


For example, they can view the resulting solution after mixing four different chemicals together. What is STEM? The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. Although they can be used interchangeably.

In the war for talent, traditional enterprises must pick fights they can win

Forrester IT

Rollox Chemical Works in Scotland by D.O. Hill, 1831. Image source: Wikipedia ). The world of work is changing, with my colleague JP Gownder among those doing a great job tracking the shift.

Workplace Health and Safety Training – Employer Responsibilities


Catastrophic weather conditions like storm and hurricane, a fire break-out or a chemical spill can happen without any warning. When talking about workplace health and safety, we always speak about how it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure and provide a safe working space.

Women in tech: Meet the trailblazers of STEM equality

Cloud Musings

is the Manager, International Chemical Threat Reduction Department at Sandia National Laboratories, and currently on sabbatical at the United States Department of State. By Sandra K.

Retro Chic: The IoT Means Hardware Engineers Are Cool Again

The Investing Edge

By WWI, a third key player in the Industrial Revolution, Chemical Engineers, had emerged to advance the science and design of materials. This, of course, is the old world of the Mechanical, Chemical and Electrical Engineer.

Smart Dust – Personal Clouds

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Sensor clouds that identify airborne chemicals on the battlefield. Peanuts Wiki. The author could not resist the analogy here. In my recent research on emerging technology for my client I came across the subject of “Smart Dust.”

Automatic sterilization technology to keep your bottle and your water ultra-clean


Powered by advanced UVC light-ray technology, CrazyCap is a perfect solution for your swell bottle to ensure your tap water is free from harmful chemicals, bacteria or viruses.

How predictive analytics can shift us from ‘sick-care’ to true preventative healthcare

Trends in the Living Networks

By harnessing AI to track our heart rate, breathing, movement and even chemicals in our breath, the technology has the ability to detect potential health problems at an individual level long before obvious symptoms appear. If we look at extraordinary world of the future of healthcare, one of the most important developments is predictive analytics based on the profusion of data we are now able to capture and feed into machine learning algorithms.

Sonic Soak: The Ultimate Ultrasonic Cleaning Tool


It is estimated that a manual wash of food only ends 80% of the dirt and the residues of pesticides and chemicals. Information Technology Blog - - Sonic Soak: The Ultimate Ultrasonic Cleaning Tool - Information Technology Blog.

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Viruses or worms haven’t killed anyone – control system cyber incidents have


The incidents have occurred globally in electric grid, power plants, nuclear, water/wastewater, pipelines, oil/gas, chemicals, food, manufacturing, and transportation. The prevailing feeling about why there has been so little focus on securing control systems is that it isn’t real. What I constantly hear is “once there is a real control system cyber incident I will spend the time and money to address the problem”.

Are CIOs Ready To Deal With Hackers?

The Accidental Successful CIO

These are the computers that are used to manage things like factory floors, entire chemical plants, and many different types of utilities. Hackers pose a serious threat to CIOs, are CIOs ready? Image Credit: Dani Latorre. As CIOs, every day is busy.

What is Green Technology?


We have realized for many years now that our use of fossil fuels and chemical intensive agriculture is not sustainable and green technology is providing alternatives. Information Technology Blog - - What is Green Technology? Information Technology Blog.

How can advances in technologies create more sustainability in the print industry?


Reports have suggested that offset printing uses more than three million tons of hydrocarbon-based inks and chemicals every year, releasing large quantities of greenhouse gases including carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Quantum Computing Delivered From The Cloud

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock IBM Cloud is now providing developers with the infrastructure and portal to a 5 qubit quantum computer. This equips them with the ability to build interfaces between classic computers and IBM’s quantum platform.

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What I Took Away From The Operation Cleaver (#OpCleaver) report


The group successfully leveraged both publicly available and customized tools to attack and compromise targets around the globe, including military, oil and gas, energy and utilities, transportation, hospitals, telecommunications, technology, education, aerospace, defense contractors, chemical, companies, and governments. By Bob Gourley. If you track cyber security you have no doubt heard of the recently published report by Cylance titled Operation Cleaver.

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Many sensors + Imagination = The Internet of Things

Trends in the Living Networks

Chemical/Gas. Last week I gave a keynote at the National Broadband Network – what’s in it for me? conference in Bunbury, Western Australia, a town 2 hours south of Perth, the most geographically isolated city in the world.

Unplugging for the Holidays: How to Boost Employee Productivity

Geneva Technical Services

The name sounds innocuous enough, but any situation where your body is pumping out a steady stream of chemicals has lasting, far-reaching effects. Imagine this scene: Your employees’ family and friends gather around their dinner table. Food is steaming. A savory smell wafts across the table. Almost everyone seems to be relaxed and carefree. But your employees are too distracted to enjoy that moment. Their work phone is blowing up. Notifications about project updates.

Circles are good for the economy

Cloud Musings

The circular economy refers to an industrial economy that is restorative by intention; aims to rely on renewable energy; minimizes, tracks, and hopefully eliminates the use of toxic chemicals; and eradicates waste through careful design.

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The Internet of First Responder Things (IoFRT)

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

Fearing potential chemical, biological and nuclear terrorist attacks, it deployed a network of sniffers and sensors in cities and other potential targets. The “Internet of Things” or IoT is a common buzzword in the technology community these days.

The First Quantum Revolution: Foundational information for the enterprise CTO


Quantum physics helped us understand the periodic table, chemical interactions, and electronic wave functions that underpin the electronic semiconductor physics. Bob Gourley. Our report on Naturally Better Security dove deep into ways quantum effects can be leveraged to enhance real world cybersecurity. It was our most popular post in November 2016 and the feedback we received was taken as a signal that we should produce more on what CTOs should know about the quantum world.

Technology News and Hot Topics


A team consisting of University faculty members in multiple disciplines and students of all levels has been developing this new imaging technology since 2008, said Prabhas Moghe, a distinguished professor in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical … Read more on RU Daily Targum. By Bob Gourley. Here is the latest technology news from across the tech community: What’s the right relationship between technology companies and journalism?

TechNet Augusta 2016 “Cyber in the Combined Arms Fight”


Chemical Biological. ChrisScott. This is the first in our series of posts based on our attendance at AFCEA’s TechNet in Augusta. Other coming posts will dive into details of Army Mission Needs for Networking, Integrated Electronic Warfare, Tactical Radios, Defensive Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Training, and the Army’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.

MYCIN, Watson, and AI History


It was derived from an earlier system, DENDRAL , specialized for chemical research. By AdamElkus. Over at Wired , a headline blares “Artificial Intelligence Is Now Telling Doctors How To Treat You.” ” Sounds unique, novel, and even scary.

Equinix Testing Fuel Cell for Use in Fire Suppression » Data Center.

Data Center Knowledge

Equinix says the demonstration project is the first data center implementation of a system from n2telligence that use the nitrogen-rich output from the chemical reaction inside a fuel cell to manage the surrounding data center environment. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events.

Three Digital Continuums to Run a High Mature Digital Business

Future of CIO

Digital transformation is the change but on a grand level, at the level of the business ecosystem, with all different perspectives physically, chemically, biologically, ecologically, linguistically, technologically evolving nature, in that sequence.