Resilience

hurricane harvey repair damage
September 01, 2017

Estimates of what it will cost to address the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Harvey are projected to be somewhere in the range of $160 billion, with work that will be required in Texas accounting for most of that total.

strategies to avoid displacement with technology
August 08, 2017

Auntie Sally is a union member at an electronics factory in Singapore producing wire bonds, the tiny wires in your mobile phone, tablet or step tracker that connect the semiconductor chip to its housing.

displacement jobs training AI
August 02, 2017

Job displacement is not new, but the scale and speed will increase in the coming years – a 2013 study by Frey and Osborne suggested that 47 percent of workers in America held jobs with a high risk of potential automation.

Government Contractors Will Want To Watch This Trend Carefully
Image by Steven Lilley on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
May 30, 2017

A bank located in the Northeast has drawn the attention of state officials nationwide. The three-year-old bank, however, is not your typical loans, checking account and cash services bank.

3 Ways Energy Has "Weather-Proofed" Businesses In The Medical Community
April 10, 2017

For some, a power outage is a reminder of our dependence on aging infrastructure. For others, it can be life-threatening.

October 13, 2016

Defining what “resilience” means isn’t too difficult. Broadly, resilience encompasses preparedness, sustainability, equitability and adaptability in the face of challenges. Determining why a city needs to be resilient is, likewise, rather easy.

September 27, 2016

When reporting on cities, coverage is limited by scope. Sometimes this is practical, but also justified. Most of the areas that Smart & Resilient Cities focuses on are in the West, and even then primarily in North America.

September 22, 2016

In an effort to enable citizens and communities to prepare for the impacts of climate change, the White House has launched a new public-private partnership.

September 22, 2016

Cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. This trend is no secret, nor is the logic behind it. Cities are where the jobs are as well where culture thrives.

What The New York And New Jersey Bombings Taught Us About Urban Security
September 20, 2016

On Saturday afternoon, I was flying back to the United States after attending the 2016 Stockholm Security Conference on Secure Cities.

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