Workforce Planning: Prioritizing People in Network Infrastructure Projects

July 1, 2014

By emphasizing workforce planning in the early stages of network infrastructure projects businesses minimize people-based risks and boost success rates. Source


AT&T Foundry at a Glance

May 2, 2014

Developers at AT&T Foundry Facilities will have access to the AT&T network infrastructure, coaches and experts in business and technology and their peers, while still being connected to the world outside and other resources to focus on the construction of new enterprise applications. Source


What’s Driving Investment in Cloud Computing?

April 8, 2014

Reducing the cost of infrastructure and flexibility were the top two reasons for investing in cloud (67% and 54% of respondents respectively). Both drivers reflect the current economic climate and the fact that most IT departments are currently focused on meeting short-term goals. Source


The Rise of Copper Theft and Its Threat to US Critical Infrastructure

January 21, 2013

Since August 2009, metal thefts have steadily increased across the nation, driven by rising prices for base metals, especially copper. Whether the theft is an expensive personal irritant, like finding your catalytic converter has been stolen, or one that threatens public safety, metal thefts are increasing in frequency and severity. Source

Progress Report 2011

Progress Report 2011

October 31, 2012

Ontarians work hard and they work together. They work together in our schools and in our our hospitals. They build our infrastructure and clean energy. They grow our businesses and create jobs for families. In every walk of life, Ontarians are doing their part. Our government is proud to work with them. Source

30 Minute Drives on US Extremities

30 Minute Drives on US Extremities

September 20, 2012

Peruse how far one might get in 30 minutes from some lovely starting points skirting the United States. Bing backgrounds, OpenStreetmap data, and Visual Fusion service. Source

Fork in the Road

Fork in the Road

September 1, 2012

The nation’s deteriorating surface transportation infrastructure will cost the American economy more than 870,000 jobs, and increase transportation costs by $430 billion by 2020. Source

Water and Wastewater

Water and Wastewater

August 10, 2012

The latest report shows that our nation’s drinking water and wastewater infrastructure is aging and overburdened, and that investment is not keeping up with the need. However, a modest increase in investment in drinking water, wastewater, and wet weather water quality measures can prevent future economic losses. Source

MCS Modular Crossing System

MCS Modular Crossing System

August 9, 2012

And, lastly, Katie Gill sent me this just tonight, which relates, by coincidence, to the same type of highway mitigation project. In fact, one of the species they are most concerned about in this project, the lynx, was one of the focal species from the Canadian Rockies highway mitigation project. Source