Month: May 2019

How Energy Companies Are Leading The Way In Cybersecurity

By Russ Banham Forbes In today’s increasingly digital world, the secure transmission of sensitive information has become a top priority for both individual citizens and the world’s largest government agencies. Since 90 percent of the U.S.’s power infrastructure is privately held, leading energy companies are adopting cybersecurity practices intended to reduce the impact of any… Read more »

5G is the Road to Tomorrow

By Russ Banham Perspectives Few things in life are certain, but one of them appears to be the inevitably of self-driving cars. Although some disparage this possibility for potential safety and loss of personal freedom reasons, others can’t wait to hop into a Tesla or Waymo and say, “Home, please.” This latter group may get… Read more »

Leading a Digital Transformation With Bottom-Up Support

By Russ Banham Perspectives Across industry sectors today, companies are mobilizing for a fourth industrial revolution, a digital transformation combining physical operations with virtual technologies like predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT) to increase operating efficiencies, reduce costs, and make more insightful, data-driven decisions. By evolving current business and operating models,… Read more »

How Robots Are Helping Scientists Predict Earthquake Aftershocks

By Russ Banham Perspectives Recent advances in computing power, deep learning, and physics simulation software present the possibility of mitigating the impact of an earthquake. This is good news in light of research that predicts a cataclysmic earthquake will strike the Western United States in the near future. Scientists at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of… Read more »