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.

Sustainability: A Million-Dollar Opportunity for the CIO

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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

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.

IDG Contributor Network: Can SD-WANs meet standards requirements?

Network World

At one recent client, a chemical company, the team was looking to transition from MPLS to SD-WAN. The security group, though, could not accept the fact that SD-WANs met the requirements stipulated by CFATS (Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards) guiding the chemical industry. Any innovative technology faces a battle of doubt. When Amazon first rolled out AWS, few could imagine servers running in the cloud.

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.

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.

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.”

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”.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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 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.

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.

The Monthly Summary: Nonlinearity as the Digital Characteristic 2018

Future of CIO

Nonlinearity as the Digital Characteristic Non Linearity as the Characteristic of Digital Ecosystem The digital world is a holistic ecosystem with all different perspectives physically, chemically, biologically, ecologically, linguistically, technologically evolving nature, in that sequence.

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.

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.

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.

The Monthly Foresight: The Ever-Evolving Digital Business Ecosystem June 2017

Future of CIO

It is all the products of a physically, chemically, biologically, cognologically, linguistically, technologically evolving nature, in that sequence.

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.

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.

How to Study the Brain via Interdisciplinarity

Future of CIO

The brain is the engine of our mind. Our brains are beautifully made and necessary to sentient life, so studying the brain is not an easy task, it takes a multidisciplinary approach - like including psychology and anthropology. But, that’s not enough.

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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.

What is the Human Mind

Future of CIO

The mind is the music, the brain is the composer, the orchestra of the trillion nerve cells and neuronal connections as well as the electrical impulses and chemical messengers make it possible for one neural network to connect with another.

What are the Golden Rules to Follow for Building Rapport with Customers Quickly?

Future of CIO

Saying yes and saying no (especially over and over in a short time) creates a chemical change in the brain. Trust, respect, balance, empathy, engagement, and logic, don't forget creativity and sense of humor.

What’s your PoV of Digital Paradigm Shift?

Future of CIO

It is all the products of a physically, chemically, biologically, cognologically, linguistically, technologically evolving Nature, in that sequence. We are at the dawn of the digital transformation - t he change from one era to another is often called, "PARADIGM SHIFT."

An Ecosystem Mindset

Future of CIO

Everything is interconnected and the Earth "thinks" as a giant ecosystem. An ecosystem is a community of living organisms (plants, animals, and microbes) in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment.