Tags : technology

The Future of Work

ROBOTS ARE HERE TO HELP  By Kris Fitzgerald Modern business operations have fundamentally changed over the last 100—and even the last 20— years. Terms that were once buzzwords for a select few—like “automation,” “Internet of Things,” “machine learning” and “artificial intelligence” (AI)—have become cornerstones of the evolving business landscape. Today, executives must understand how to […]Read More

Austin 2018 Economic Forecast – Acceleration

By Sarah Weber For the first time in its history, the Texas CEO Magazine Economic Forecast featured a panel composed entirely of tech leaders. And where better to host that panel than in Austin, the Texas city that is quickly becoming the next tech frontier? The Austin forecast, presented in conjunction with the Baylor University […]Read More

IIoT: Industrial Internet of Things

WELCOME TO ANOTHER ACRONYM  By Tony Streeter Finally got the Internet of Things figured out? Well, now there’s the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to tackle as well. But before we jump in, let’s take a step back and ground ourselves in a few definitions. According to Wikipedia, the Internet of Things (IoT) is “the […]Read More

The New “Smart Cars”

USING CONNECTED AUTOMATED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE INTERSECTION SAFETY  By Steven W. Dellenback, Ph.D., PMP Last year approximately 40,000 people in the United States lost their lives in automobile accidents, an increase of 6 percent from the previous year building on a 7 percent rise the year before that. This upward trend is occurring despite […]Read More

The Human Side of Smart Cities

LOOKING BEYOND THE BRIGHT SHINY OBJECTS  By Chelsea Collier  & Nathaniel “Nate” Robinson The same innovations transforming business are also transforming cities. Rapid advances in technology, including the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced mobile broadband capacity, can deliver a highly connected, seamlessly automated, data-rich reality. In a smart city, […]Read More

Jennifer Sanders: A Smart Woman In A Smart City

Photography by Shannon Drawe Jennifer Sanders has a job almost no one else has done, working on a pilot concept only a limited number of people — mostly techies — really understand. And the future of Dallas as a diverse international city with a high quality of life for all its residents is at stake. […]Read More

The Genesis of Austin’s Technology Brand

THE STORY OF HOW IT ALL STARTED 40 YEARS AGO By Ray Niekamp How does a city transform itself from an economic backwater to a high-tech powerhouse? In the case of Austin, it started with a short conversation. Austin Mayor Lee Cooke was on his way to give a speech when the mobile phone in […]Read More

New Project Management Strategies

INCREASED TECH REQUIREMENTS ENCOURAGE BUILDERS TO BRING SPECIAL SYSTEMS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN HOUSE By Jim Gregg Research shows that, in recent years, the percentage of budgets allotted for technology has increased dramatically across all sectors of construction — including aviation, hotels, offices, manufacturing and research facilities, hospitals, plants, refineries, bridges and roads. Developers and owners […]Read More

Seeing Is Believing

THREE WAYS THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NAILS IT WITH VIRTUAL REALITY By John Arcello Two important keys to doing good business in the construction industry are knowing your customers and their needs, and collaboratively visualizing those needs. This ensures consistent, high-quality delivery that pleases customers and increases the bottom line. This is why many construction companies […]Read More

The Houston Street Hub: The Next 5 Years of SA’s

In 2012, Rackspace chairman Graham Weston told Fast Company he would measure the success of San Antonio’s new tech ecosystem ten years after the launch of Geekdom, a coworking space where entrepreneurs could do more than just park themselves at a desk. They could collaborate with other businesses going through the same kinds of growing […]Read More