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5 Ways The Tech Industry Is Reshaping The Education System As We Know It

Posted 07.28.2015 | Impact

Education is experiencing a tech revolution. Chalkboards have been replaced by smartboards and the teacher’s gradebook is published online for paren...

A Truly Smart City Is Not a City at All

John M. Eger | Posted 07.09.2015 | Technology
John M. Eger

To date, city leaders have not awakened to the challenges and the opportunities before them. But cities must begin. Embracing technology, identifying opportunities, and finding more ways to collaborate at the state, county and city level is key to our nation's success and survival.

One Of My Greatest Life Decisions: Becoming An Engineer

Shraddha Chaplot | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Shraddha Chaplot

Have you ever believed that you could do or be anything? That in your heart and gut, you knew that you were destined to change the world in your own way, exciting, empowering and enabling so many others so they may do the things they never thought they could?

Why Facebook Is Killing YouTube in Video

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.08.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

In the digital world, there is no difference between video and print, between images and text. They are all digital content, simply presented in a different way. Any reporter who carries and iPhone can learn to acquire video while they are reporting in print.

Smart Cities Need Smart People

John M. Eger | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
John M. Eger

Almost 20 years ago, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) funded research looking for ways to keep people off the roads.

The Internet of Things Is Coming to Light: An Interview with Corey Egan of Ilumi

Phil Simon | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

We're talking about much more than proper computers, smartphones and tablets here. Doorknobs, garage doors, cars and appliances will all talk to other devices -- and to us. The possibilities are limitless.

Techweek Meet Kansas City... Kansas City Meet Techweek

Jason Grill | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology
Jason Grill

Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Internet of Everything: Boring, But So Important

John M. Eger | Posted 05.03.2015 | Technology
John M. Eger

When we are just getting used to Twitter and Facebook, Email and SPAM, along comes "The Internet of Everything" (IoE) where everything -- well almost everything -- is connected to everything else.

Building Happier Cities With the Internet of Everything

Wim Elfrink | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Wim Elfrink

IoE can deliver both economic value and an improved quality of life. The Internet of Everything can't create happiness by itself, but it certainly can play a large role in enabling it.

Why The World Should Know The Names of These 5 Women In STEM

Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact

In 2011, women made up only one quarter of the American workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and their presence in co...

See How 3 Women are Harnessing Technology to Live a Purpose-Driven Life

Tae Yoo | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Shae, Lisa and Lucie all have taken different paths to finding purpose in their work, but the outcomes have been the same. They are helping others thrive, solving social problems and making an impact on their communities.

An App a Day: 7 Business Apps That Ease Operations

La Tanya Williams | Posted 03.18.2015 | Small Business
La Tanya Williams

Okay, maybe there isn't exactly an app for government regulations or stress management per se, but there are many useful applications that can improve the lives of those tasked with managing a small business.

Changing Lives, One Networking Course at a Time

Harbrinder Kang | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Harbrinder Kang

Every day, I have the opportunity to see how technology is changing the way we live. But it's the people behind this technology that truly amaze me.

Women in Business Q&A: Blair Christie, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Cisco

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Blair Christie is Cisco's Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for the company's Global Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Government an...

Conquering the Skills Gap: The Industry Talent Consortium

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 01.24.2015 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Employers are facing particular challenges finding people with the necessary skills for new industry jobs such as data scientists, cyber-security specialists, industrial network engineers, mobile app developers and network programmers.

The 'Heart Disease' Seizing San Francisco

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.23.2015 | San Francisco
Maura O'Neill

While evictions tell only a small piece of the story, it's clear that San Francisco has contracted full-blown heart disease. San Francisco lost so much of its talent and spirit from the HIV virus back in the '80s and '90s. This time it is caused by an economic virus of success.

Mentor 2.0 (Mentor + Sponsor)

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

I was on cloud 91/2 last week at the Diversity Women's Leadership Conference conference put on Diversity Woman Magazine at the Grand Floridian (heav...

Super Teams, not Superstars

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes you can feel it immediately. This "something" that is hard to explain, but so easy to feel. A "something" which is part of the culture, and...

Corporate Fraud of a Different Stripe

Martha Burk | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Martha Burk

It's that time of year again. Corporate good-guy awards are handed out like candy by magazines with headlines screaming "Best Companies," for various groups -- usually minorities and women.

How The Internet Of Everything Is Helping Humankind

Tae Yoo | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Imagine an 8.2-magnitude earthquake hits suddenly, triggering landslides, cutting power, toppling buildings and causing human havoc. Now imagine the 60 seconds before the first jolts.

What The City of the Future Looks Like Today

Wim Elfrink | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Wim Elfrink

This year really heralds the fourth evolution of the Internet: the Internet of Everything (IoE). The Internet first gave us basic connectivity and then a networked economy and immersive experiences, but today, IoE promises to be more disruptive, pervasive and vital to our lives than the Internet itself.

How to Prepare a College Campus for A New Era of Innovation

Terry Vahey | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
Terry Vahey

Imagine what a university could and should look like in several years. What will our students be learning? How will they be learning? What tools will they need in this future education?

Filipino Entrepreneurs Share Stories of Typhoon Recovery

Jomay Liu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Jomay Liu

It's been six months since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, tore through the Philippines and displaced 4 million people.

Three Ways For You To Stay Competitive In The New Economy

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Leila Chirayath Janah

Landing a 9-to-5 job with a pension is harder today than ever. In order to thrive in the 21st century, you have to be a savvy citizen of the digital economy or risk being left behind.

Why It's Never Too Early To Teach Kids The Skills They Need For Tomorrow

Eric Schwarz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Eric Schwarz

Some might think that middle school is too early to talk about preparing for the skills needed for tomorrow's technology, but at Citizen Schools we think that the middle years are the best time.