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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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”.

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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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.

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.

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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Non Linearity as the Characteristic of Digital Ecosystem

Future of CIO

It is all the products of a physically, chemically, biologically, cognologically, linguistically, technologically evolving nature, in that sequence. It becomes complex if things do interact, particularly in the case of "nonlinear" interaction.

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?

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.

The Monthly Digitalization Summary: Five Keywords to Articulate Digital Characteristics Aug. 2017

Future of CIO

It is all the products of a physically, chemically, biologically, cognologically, linguistically, technologically evolving nature, in that sequence. The digital organization is a living thing, it cannot be taken apart.

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.

Three Reasons Why Japan Will Lead the Way in Personal Robots

Perficient - Digital Transformation

As Ross says, “Our most valued commodities have gone from salt and sugar to chemicals and fuels to data and services.” I recently finished reading, “The Industries of the Future” by Alec Ross and I can’t recommend it highly enough to anyone who currently works in technology or who has children who are preparing for their future careers. We are embarking on an entirely new age for work and human experience.

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

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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.

The Internet of First Responder Things (IoFRT)

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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.

Top 10 Most-Destructive Computer Viruses


Once thought of as a tool for amateur hackers, PoisonIvy has been used in sophisticated attacks against dozens of Western firms, including those involved in defense and chemical industries, according to a white paper written by Symantec, the computer security firm.

Fountainhead: eBay Is Really a Huge PaaS Provider


For example, different grades and granular chemical compositions of crude oil, complete with amounts and delivery dates? skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Wednesday, April 1, 2009. eBay Is Really a Huge PaaS Provider.

- Gray, not Green, Technology

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

It takes a lot of water and toxic chemicals to make electronic components. No, this is not "Gray" Tech. No, “Gray” technology doesn’t refer to the color of my hair (what little remains of it) nor does it refer to the aging of the workforce.

- UASI, Bureaucracy and Terror

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

Homeland InSecurity. This week I was, in turn, amused, maddened and fasincated by disaster.