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Technology Helps Improve Retirement Outcomes
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Technology Helps Improve Retirement Outcomes

Technology helps 401(k) plan participants by improving retirement plan outcomes.  Retirement plan participant engagement is up, thanks to investments retirement plan providers have made in technology.  This is evidenced by improvements seen in email, digital savings tools, and online content such as videos, webinars, and articles.  That’s according to research from Cerulli Associates, cited recently in InvestmentNews.  A quarter of plan participants now prefer to receive 401(k) account information via email, up from 9% in 2020.  And, 86% said digital savings tools and calculators offered on the provider’s website are very or somewhat helpful, up from 77%, according to the report.  Around three-quarters of participants said digital content like articles, videos, and webinars ...
Local companies, groups part of $60 million initiative for energy technology company startups | Local Business News
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Local companies, groups part of $60 million initiative for energy technology company startups | Local Business News

State energy companies Williams, ONEOK and Devon Energy, along with venture capital firm Energy Innovation Capital (EIC) and tech-focused nonprofit Tulsa Innovation Labs (TIL) are collaborating to transform the area into a hub for energy technology startups.Spearheaded by EIC, the initiative seeks to attract energy technology startups to the region with access to resources that include free office space and custom startup support services. EIC also provides access to early-stage capital with a $50 million fund and assist startups to pilot forward-looking technologies with founding corporate partners Williams and ONEOK, both of which are headquartered in Tulsa, and Devon Energy, based in Oklahoma City. Check out our latest digital-only offer and subscribe nowBy boosting ...
How One Partnership Is Bringing Technology to the Tennis Court
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How One Partnership Is Bringing Technology to the Tennis Court

By Noah Syken, Vice President of Sports and Entertainment Partnerships, IBMIn 1992, I was a senior at the University of Miami, enjoying my last semester before graduation and basking in the glow of the Miami Hurricanes' national college football championship. I was 22 years old and not terribly concerned with the world outside of Florida.But around that same time a series of events were taking place that would have a profound effect on my future: Tim Berners-Lee had just invented something called the World Wide Web and IBM had just signed its first contract to be the technology partner of the US Open tennis championship.I share this history because today — some 30 years later —I work at IBM, and my team develops and delivers the digital experience of the...
BeyondTrust Named One of the Best Workplaces in Technology™
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BeyondTrust Named One of the Best Workplaces in Technology™

BeyondTrust selected for highly competitive list of best companies to work for in the U.S. based on how fairly employees are treated across race, gender, age, disability status, etc.BeyondTrust achieves recognition based on 97% employee endorsement, following survey that shows 40% more employee satisfaction than average U.S. companies ATLANTA, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BeyondTrust, the worldwide leader in Privileged Access Management, today announced they’ve been selected by Great Place to Work® as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Technology™. Earning a spot means that BeyondTrust is one of the 100 best companies to work for in the United States. The Best Workplaces in Technology award is based on an analysis of survey responses of over 151,000 current employees from Gre...
Desktop Metal to unveil 3D-printed sheet metal technology for cars, planes
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Desktop Metal to unveil 3D-printed sheet metal technology for cars, planes

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 7 (Reuters) - U.S.-based 3D printer maker Desktop Metal Inc (DM.N) plans to unveil as early as on Wednesday a new technology that will dramatically simplify the industrial sheet metal production process, Chief Executive Officer Ric Fulop told Reuters.The technology Figur G15 is capable of shaping standard sheet metal on demand directly from a digital design file, eliminating the need of stamping tools, molds, dies, or presses and thus reducing costs and production lead time, Fulop added."This is a $300 billion market currently with no digital solutions," he said, adding Figur G15 is due to be introduced at a trade show in Chicago on Wednesday.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterThe Massachusetts-b...
Texas officers using ‘game-changer’ technology to track down suspects
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Texas officers using ‘game-changer’ technology to track down suspects

By Sarah Calams FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas police officers are crediting a camera system for helping them identify and find potential suspects. The Fort Worth Police Department is using the Flock camera system to scan license plates to track down potential suspects and solve crimes, Fox4News.com reported. Over the weekend, the department received an alert from the system notifying them of a vehicle linked to an aggravated assault. The driver was later arrested, according to police. “Flock cameras a...
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Vizient Innovative Technology Contract Awarded to NeoLight for the Skylife Neonatal Phototherapy System

Contract awarded for products that bring improvement to health care industrySCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoLight announced its Skylife Neonatal Phototherapy System has received an Innovative Technology contract from Vizient, Inc. the nation's largest member-driven health care performance improvement company. The contract was awarded based on the recommendation of the Skylife Neonatal Phototherapy System by hospital experts who serve on one of Vizient's member-led councils, and it signifies to Vizient members unique qualities that potentially enhance clinical care, patient safety, or improve business operations of health care organizations. The Skylife™ Neonatal Phototherapy System provides Best-in-Class Spectral Power which exceeds AAP Guidelines to Skylife ...
Yale creates inaugural Cabinet role in information technology
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Yale creates inaugural Cabinet role in information technology

Over the summer, University President Peter Salovey created multiple new leadership roles, including a new position on his cabinet — vice president for information technology — supporting Yale’s commitment to “equipping members of our community with the necessary digital resources to teach, learn, and pursue new knowledge and solutions for pressing global challenge.” Sarah Cook 12:47 am, Sep 06, 2022 Staff Rep...
Drone technology reaches new heights at SDSU
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Drone technology reaches new heights at SDSU

VOLGA, S.D. (KELO)– At South Dakota State University, the use of drones is not a new concept. However, the curriculum is growing, and researchers are working on ways to collect more data sooner so that the data can be used by farmers to assess things like crop diseases, water stress, nutrient deficiency and more. Student parking at Sioux Falls Schools “It’s kind of very exciting because normally we use moderate resolution or like low resolution satellite data so you can not see too much of the data quality is not that good, but with the drone you can really collect very good spatial resolution data,” Ph. D student Shahid Nawaz Khan said. “I think this is like very important for precision agriculture, like farmers, producers, trying to apply at a specific amount of...