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Podcast: The Railroad…Where Innovation Produces Profit

Duration 19:38

Sometimes the best way to get ahead in business is to think small. Compared to the multi-billion-dollar titans in their industry, Rio Grande Pacific is more nimble, reactive, and able to communicate more closely with the niche market they serve. On this episode, Rio Grande Pacific CIO Jason Brown shares how his IT department mixes traditional IT, marketing and customer service to drive innovation. Because IT can become a profit center for any business… if you have the right mindset.

3.6 – Mattresses: Innovation Never Sleeps

Duration 28:49

Beds. They’re where we’re born. They’re where we die. And they’re where we spend 33% of our lives in between!

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The Big Business of Cybercrime During Holiday Shopping Season

November 20, 2018

During the holiday shopping season, you aren’t the only one running around with an agenda. For cybercriminals, this is their peak season too.

Now That’s a Stretch: How These Flexible Sensors are Redefining Wearables

November 19, 2018

Rather than providing basic information through a standard blood-pressure cuff or skin monitor, ultrasound-powered readings give doctors far more information, such as what arteries are doing and how fast blood is moving.

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Retail’s Try-Before-You-Buy Engine: VR

November 15, 2018

While improving the customer shopping experience is key, retailers are also discovering another benefit of embracing immersive environments. The “try before you buy” experience that VR and AR technologies enable helps curtail returned merchandise.

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How AI Can Help Fight Poverty

November 14, 2018

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are among the new technologies leaders are relying on to help alleviate a global food crisis.