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October 17, 2018

In a variation on the civic engagement theme, America’s 6th largest city is investing in employee involvement to tap encourage creative solutions to common challenges.

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November 13, 2017

The IoT is one of those amazing bits of technology that will give us a remarkable edge. It will also cut both ways. It is automating many jobs and making them much easier to do and offering very lucrative jobs for those who are in possession of the right skill set.

December 01, 2017 | Bas Boorsma

The following is an excerpt from the new book A New Digital Deal, which is now available in both print and Kindle formats.

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August 25, 2017

On my last work day of my trip to Singapore, I caught up with a boss and mentor of many years, the Head of Civil Service. One of the questions he asked me was where I thought AI has the greatest potential.

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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.

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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.

Eight Tips For Dealing With Project Conflict
May 08, 2017

A project team was separated only by the locked doors to the two trailers that sat side-by-side on their wastewater treatment project site. Every day for six months, the owner’s team and the contractor’s team filled their days with writing letters.

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May 01, 2017

Universities have the potential to advance the Smart City conversation in a variety of ways.

Cyber Threats Impact Everyone! Is It Time For Citizens And Taxpayers To Get More Involved?
April 06, 2017

Cyber stalkers present serious threats to businesses, governmental entities and organizations of all types.

March 27, 2017

How would you like to be able to predict the level of success (or failure) of your projects? Well, it seems that it is closer than you might think.

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