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  • Driving the Growth of Corporate Renewable Energy Market
    Driving the Growth of Corporate Renewable Energy Market
    Shaik Safik, Senior Consulting Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Apr 23 2019 40 mins
    Driving the Growth of Corporate Renewable Energy Market: Gaining Advantage through Innovative Energy Sourcing Options



    Large corporations around the world are sourcing renewable energy for self-consumption. Companies are becoming part of prestigious groups to source renewable electricity.

    Frost & Sullivan invites you to join Shaik Safik, Senior Consulting Analyst, as he discusses the sourcing methods adopted by corporations across the world to procure renewable energy and how this trend is expected to grow in the future.

    Questions this Session Will Answer:

    · How has the corporate renewable purchase evolved over the years?
    · What are the drivers and barriers for renewable energy purchase at a global level?
    · Who are the major corporate renewable energy purchasers and their renewable energy targets?
    · What are the sourcing methods adopted and the risks involved?
  • Growth Opportunities for Optimizing the Electric Grid through Data Analytics
    Growth Opportunities for Optimizing the Electric Grid through Data Analytics
    Farah Saeed, Research Director, Digital Grids, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Apr 11 2019 37 mins
    There are several cutting-edge companies already present in the market that have introduced their digital platform/architecture for transitioning to a digital grid. However, the industry currently does not have a clear market leader. The presence of unstructured data is creating a tremendous opportunity for the industry to take a market leader position for creating and innovating tools that will help utilities make the smooth transition to a fully digital grid through analytics.

    Frost & Sullivan invites you to join Farah Saeed, Research Director, Digital Grids, for the webinar: Growth Opportunities and Challenges for Optimizing the Electric Grid through Data Analytics. Learn what type of data analytic solutions are gaining the most traction along with market growth projections by region for smart grid analytics.

    Key Takeaways:
    • Gain in-depth market perspective on what the future holds for smart grid analytics
    • Growing data complexity, concern for cybersecurity breaches, and lack of in-house expertise will encourage utilities to explore cloud-based and x-as-a-service offerings
    • Discover why the industry needs to invest in and embrace smart grid analytics
  • LAN Standards, News & Trends
    LAN Standards, News & Trends
    Cindy Montstream, Legrand Recorded: Apr 9 2019 87 mins
    Join the FOTC's Cindy Montstream for our annual update on structured cabling standards. Attendees will earn one BICSI CEC.
  • The Future of Water Management in US Unconventional Oil and Gas Exploration
    The Future of Water Management in US Unconventional Oil and Gas Exploration
    Seth Cutler, Principal Consultant, Maria Benintende, Senior Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Apr 2 2019 54 mins
    Water requirements to satisfy fracking activity have skyrocketed in high-production basins, such as the Permian Basin, in recent years. The growth of absolute wells is putting pressure on water resources and the volumes of water used per frac are increasing. Aside from the increased cost of water and produced water treatment, the sourcing of frac water and transportation logistics place operators under stress to deliver stable and sustainable operations. These fundamental challenges are changing the way the industry engages with and manages water. An increase in the recycling of produced water and the growth of midstream partners, as well as their financial backers, are changing the industry landscape.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Discover how industry peers are changing their business models to drive sustainable operations.
    • Explore critical opportunities and pitfalls of managing a fundamental resource in a fast-growing industry.
    • Uncover the latest opportunities and challenges impacting future business growth.
  • Growth Opportunities in the Global Battery Energy Storage Market
    Growth Opportunities in the Global Battery Energy Storage Market
    Jonathan Robinson, Program Lead, Utham Ganesh, Energy Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Mar 26 2019 50 mins
    Many battery manufacturers are building energy intelligence into storage systems to unlock multiple revenue opportunities by allowing the customer-sited energy storage to participate in the local energy market. Solar paired with storage is increasingly becoming attractive due to the falling solar PV and battery prices with self-consumption becoming a significant driver toward decentralized energy. The growth of electric vehicles in critical global markets is also expected to spur the adoption of commercial battery storage because of its ability to stabilize the grid as well as generate an additional revenue stream. Partnership across the value chain is necessary to fully realize the potential of multiple revenue-stacking opportunities as the energy markets are rapidly changing with the evolution of numerous business models.

    Frost & Sullivan invites you to join Jonathan Robinson, Program Lead, and Utham Ganesh, Energy Research Analyst, in the webinar: Growth Opportunities in the Global Battery Energy Storage Market. Hear why manufacturers must educate customers and promote the benefits of installing battery energy storage systems by improving the business case, such as aggregating surplus battery power, trading in balancing markets and improving smart home/building connectivity to unlock multiple revenue streams.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Gain insight into the trends in the residential, commercial and industrial battery storage segments.
    • Explore the main motivations behind installing battery storage in regions and potential concerns.
    • Identify the primary business models in battery energy storage and ways to reach the customer.
  • Driving Decisions & Mitigating Risk in Product Development Lifecycle
    Driving Decisions & Mitigating Risk in Product Development Lifecycle
    Achuth Rao, VP of Product Management at Elsevier Recorded: Feb 21 2019 51 mins
    Achuth Rao, VP of Product Management at Elsevier, will discuss information challenges in the Chemicals & Materials Industry, and share how chemists, engineers, toxicologist, and regulatory and safety professional are collaborating to increase productivity and decision making.

    He will walk through information needs and use case examples specific to scientific and commercial companies, and demonstrate how Elsevier solution Chemtiva (in beta) leverages best in class data science techniques and technologies in this new digital industry paradigm.

    Additional information:

    Decisions in the Chemicals & Materials Industry product life cycle are exposed to increased business risk and challenges driven by micro and macroeconomic factors including:
    - increasing energy & raw material prices
    - increasing competition due to globalization
    - need for accelerated innovation to meet customer demands
    - increasing regulatory compliance and sustainability requirements.

    Companies are looking for new digitization-related opportunities to drive operational changes and efficiencies and to help reduce risks around supply chain, competition, environmental, regulations, and safety across their product life cycle. Invaluable insights for risk mitigation and decision making can be gained from internal and external sources. The challenge lies in having this information in one place and offered in an actionable way to increase collaboration and productivity across the stage gate process in research, development & scale-up, and manufacturing.
  • Data Center Investment Opportunities to Fuel Your Growth Pipeline
    Data Center Investment Opportunities to Fuel Your Growth Pipeline
    Gautham Gnanajothi, Global Research Director, Vasanth Krishnan, Energy & Environment Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Feb 21 2019 60 mins
    Modularity in data centers and related infrastructure solutions are gaining significant traction as a means to optimize cost and efficiency and keep pace with technology evolution in the IT field. On the other hand, the data center architecture is expected to become highly decentralized, where we will see a high volume of smaller edge data centers being deployed closer to the consumer.

    Frost & Sullivan invites you to join Gautham Gnanajothi, Global Research Director, and Vasanth Krishnan, Energy & Environment Analyst, as they provide insights on some of the most critical technology and trends in the data center sector and shed light on the impact these trends will have on future growth.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Investment/M&A: The current market ecosystem for edge data centers is diverse, with all classes of data center providers looking to pursue or already seeking edge as part of their strategy.
    • New Capabilities: As data processing takes place close to the source, it gives rise to new capabilities for those who manage or own edge computing resources.
    • Geographic Expansion: Data center operators/owners are expanding to tier-2 and tier-3 cities.
  • Take Charge of Engineering Research in 2019: Latest Engineering Village Updates
    Take Charge of Engineering Research in 2019: Latest Engineering Village Updates
    Sally Fell, Senior Product Manager Recorded: Feb 20 2019 54 mins
    Improving your research success, saving you time, and providing quality and relevant content are among Engineering Village’s goals.

    Join us to learn how Engineering Village helped users like you discover top quality engineering research content faster in 2018. Plus, we’ll preview how 2019’s additions will further your research success.

    Topics include:

    • Engineering School Profile: De-mystify your school’s engineering research landscape and make better decisions about grant funding and overall research strategy
    • More Standards, More Books, More Patents: New content from providers like ASTM, ASCE, WIPO, and more
    • Preview of 2019: Be among the first to preview what Engineering Village has in store for 2019
  • Smart Buildings, Smart Networks
    Smart Buildings, Smart Networks
    Limor Schafman, Mario Blandini, John Toomajon Recorded: Dec 18 2018 75 mins
    Smart buildings are the building blocks that will enable society’s digital transformation. This revolution will leverage data from myriad devices to bring new insights and enable new products and services. Around the globe, the smart buildings technology market will explode 16.1% over the next five years from a 2018 market size of $30.5 billion. In this webinar we will look at the changes inherent in the digital evolution as well as the infrastructure solutions that will support them.
  • New to Lightbox: More control over your reports.
    New to Lightbox: More control over your reports.
    Paul Schiffer, VP of Product at EDR Recorded: Dec 11 2018 55 mins
    The new EDR FieldCheck gives you more control over your Radius Map reports than ever before. Move and plot records with the help of Lightbox’s crystal clear base maps, current aerial photography, tax maps and other advanced features. With this update, you'll be able to quickly and easily apply your knowledge about environmental records to refine search results.

    During the webinar we’ll demonstrate the new FieldCheck and provide a refresher on the power of Lightbox.
  • Future of Completions Design in the Oil & Gas Industry
    Future of Completions Design in the Oil & Gas Industry
    Kiran Unni, Vice President, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Dec 6 2018 53 mins
    The oil and gas industry has a reputation for being relatively tech-averse. However, innovations in technology and business models, and applied innovation from other industries, are impacting the use of technology in various stages of oil and gas exploration and production. The industry is taking new steps in innovations to create significant improvements in operational efficiency, non-productive time and cost of completion.

    Key Takeaways:
    • Discover new business models and companies offering improved methods of technology use to enable operational parameter advances in the completion stage of oil & gas production
    • Explore the latest research on technology developments as forecast in Frost & Sullivan’s research on the future of completions design
    • Participate in an interactive question-and-answer session
  • The Top Three Challenges Facing Online Gaming Regulators
    The Top Three Challenges Facing Online Gaming Regulators
    Jon Bruford Recorded: Dec 5 2018 62 mins
    It was once said that online gaming cannot be effectively regulated. Since then, many jurisdictions around the world have shown this statement to be false. In fact, the introduction of legalized online gaming in European member states over the last decade or more as well as the recent expansion of legalized online gaming in several US States, have shown that online gaming technology provides operators with the ability to protect the interests of the customer more effectively than may be the case in the terrestrial industry. Having said that, the introduction of legalized online gaming has not been without its challenges. Different socio-economic, political and cultural landscapes have posed unique challenges to regulators around the world. During this webinar, we will look at how regulators in the UK, mainland Europe and the USA have responded to these challenges.
  • Smart Cities: Real IoT Use Cases
    Smart Cities: Real IoT Use Cases
    Steve Brumer- Partner at 151 Advisors and Steve Wimsatt - Senior Director, Alliances and Business Development Ruckus Network Recorded: Nov 26 2018 60 mins
    Problems faced by IoT and smart city opportunities are knowing how all the moving pieces work together to obtain a real ROI! Join Steve Brumer, Partner at 151 Advisors and Steve Wimsatt, Senior Director, Alliances and Business Development Ruckus Networks, a unit of ARRIS for a 45-minute open discussion on IoT in Smart Cities, the real-world applications and uses cases across the globe and how to make money!

    Topics will include:
    - Real World Applications & Uses Cases
    -Where is the money in supplying products and services and the commercialization aspects of them!
    - What is the true meaning of ROI in the Smart Cities and Smart Buildings space?

    Key takeaways will focus on where should you focus your time, energy and efforts within this space and how to drive revenue.
  • Using the New EDR FieldCheck Tool in Lightbox
    Using the New EDR FieldCheck Tool in Lightbox
    Paul Schiffer, VP of Product at EDR Recorded: Nov 13 2018 41 mins
    EDR is making big improvements to FieldCheck™, so you can move or remove records using the tools in Lightbox, such as crystal clear basemaps, current aerial photography, tax maps and more.The improved FieldCheck is launching soon, join us to hear what is changing, see a demonstration the application, and ask questions.
  • Retail Site Selection in Today's Era of Transformation
    Retail Site Selection in Today's Era of Transformation
    Gregg Katz, Atlanta Shopping Center Group, Stephanie Cegielski, ICSC Recorded: Nov 7 2018 60 mins
    Despite the doomsday headlines about store closures, there is a great deal of excitement and energy in the retail sector. Demand is high for redeveloping older, obsolete sites in areas with promising demographics. Technology is playing an important role is helping retailers identify the most promising sites quickly and efficiently while proactively managing risk. This webinar brings together retail sector experts Gregg Katz from the Atlanta Shopping Center Group and Stephanie Cegielski from ICSC to address the latest trends impacting the retail sector and how technology and data play a key role in site selection. The session is moderated by Dan Welby from EDR.
  • Real World IoT Podcast | Ep. 23 | ft. WaterBit | Precision Agriculture & Water M
    Real World IoT Podcast | Ep. 23 | ft. WaterBit | Precision Agriculture & Water M
    151 Advisors | Manu Pillai | Ken Briodagh Recorded: Nov 2 2018 41 mins
    On this week’s episode of Real World IoT, host Ken Briodagh discusses water conservation through IoT with Co-Founder and President of Waterbit, Manu Pillai.
  • Real World IoT Podcast | Ep. 22 | ft Globalstar | Saving the World with IoT
    Real World IoT Podcast | Ep. 22 | ft Globalstar | Saving the World with IoT
    151 Advisors | Ron Wright & David Chalona | Ken Briodagh Recorded: Oct 17 2018 45 mins
    On this week’s episode of Real World IoT, host Ken Briodagh talks satellite connectivity and asset tracking with Globalstar’s Ron Wright and David Chalona. Both Regional Sales Managers, Ron holds over 25 years of industry experience in sales and marine technology, while David is a veteran technician with cloud services and IoT networks. Globalstar is a quickly growing company, dedicated to providing data and voice communications in low connectivity areas. With an extensive satellite network, picking up signals from over 80% of the Earth’s surface, Globalstar provides reliability and operability worldwide, connecting users in areas where traditional networks are unreliable or unavailable. Most importantly, Globalstar’s connectivity is provided with extreme reliability by means of their strategically designed LEO network.
  • Attract the Right Talent with Tech
    Attract the Right Talent with Tech
    Rick Betori, Head of JobStack Operations& Innovation, Nancy Stachnik, JobStack Product Manager Recorded: Oct 2 2018 38 mins
    The workforce is changing rapidly, and frankly, there’s no sign of it slowing any time soon. Short-term and temporary workers make up roughly 34% of the U.S.’s workforce today, accounting for nearly $57 billion annually. As an employer, it’s crucial to understand their expectations and know how to attract the right talent for your team, while balancing the needs of your entire workforce.



    During this webinar, PeopleReady’s Rick Betori, Head of JobStack Operations & Innovation, and Nancy Stachnik, JobStack Product Manager will:

    • Discuss the changing workforce and expectations and what that
    means for you
    • Share tips and insights on ways to embrace technology
    • Introduce the JobStack app and share how it can be a game changer in how you recruit talent moving forward
  • Using Retirement Accounts to Buy Real Estate
    Using Retirement Accounts to Buy Real Estate
    Joseph Kennedy, Crystal Investment Property and David Moore, IRA Advantage, LLC Recorded: Sep 27 2018 64 mins
    “Self-Directed” is not a legally defined term, but an industry term for an account that allows the account holder to choose his or her own investments. It is an IRA that can accommodate Real Estate related investments along with a virtually unlimited list of other asset types!

    Whether you want to use IRA 401k money to buy real estate, make loans or buy notes, this course will teach you how to make it happen. Learn how to create the right investment vehicle, write an offer, finance investments with retirement accounts, and sell your investment today.

    Invest in what you know and make REAL investments for a secure future!
  • Real World IoT Podcast | Ep. 20 | ft Globalstar | Satellite & IoT in Oil & Gas
    Real World IoT Podcast | Ep. 20 | ft Globalstar | Satellite & IoT in Oil & Gas
    151 Advisors | Marty Jefferson | Ken Briodagh Recorded: Sep 21 2018 50 mins
    On this week’s episode of the Real World IoT Podcast, host Ken Briodagh discusses why satellite connectivity is crucial to the productivity of the Oil & Gas Industry with Data Services Manager at Globalstar, Marty Jefferson.
  • Employment Law: Top Challenges Facing the Lodging Industry Today
    Employment Law: Top Challenges Facing the Lodging Industry Today
    Jennifer Church, HBI President | Andria Ryan, Attorney, Fisher & Phillips, LLP Recorded: Aug 2 2018 59 mins
    In this session you will learn how to comply with new DOL requirements for tip pools, requirements to accommodate employees’ religious beliefs, disabilities and pregnancy-related limitations, and how to handle transitioning and transgender employees. We will cover the latest trends in local and state laws as related to criminal background checks, sick leave, scheduling, and mandates for housekeeping employees. We will have a timely discussion about how to prevent and respond to harassment and how to avoid becoming the next #MeToo employer.
  • Start-ups Driving Innovation in Upstream Oil & Gas
    Start-ups Driving Innovation in Upstream Oil & Gas
    Dylan Ellett, Upstream Advisor - Oil & Gas, Frost & Sullivan, Panel of Industry Experts from Start-up Companies Recorded: Jul 31 2018 61 mins
    Over the past decade, the oil and gas industry has seen major volatility with the price of oil as high as $130 per barrel to as low as $30 per barrel. Today we are seeing an outburst of start-ups and a changing culture that is founded on innovation. The industry is currently witnessing the “Golden Age” of emerging technology developments and is poised to benefit from innovation designed to help the upstream oil and gas industry reduce costs and improve recovery rates. While some oil & gas companies are developing unique innovations themselves, the industry is benefiting from a surge in start-up companies focused on digital transformation and radical change proving that the oil and gas start-up ecosystem is alive and growing.

    Key Takeaways:
    • Discover start-up companies that are providing innovative solutions to industry challenges
    • Hear real success stories and pain points from start-ups
    • Interact with start-up companies
  • Growth Opportunities in the Power Sector You Need to Know About
    Growth Opportunities in the Power Sector You Need to Know About
    Jonathan Robinson Principal Consultant, Vasanth Krishnan, Research Analyst, Energy & Environment, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Jul 17 2018 50 mins
    The global energy transition is underway and is being led by renewable energy. Massive capital investment is being made in transforming the global power infrastructure; over $200 billion was invested globally in wind and solar in 2017. The fundamentals of the market are being challenged, creating growth opportunities for new players to disrupt the market and forcing existing players to innovate or gradually cede market position.

    Key Takeaways:
    · Gain insight into the key global growth hotspots within the power sector.
    · Understand the latest dynamics of the market and the main disruptors.
    · Learn how to innovate and about new business strategies for the future
  • Monetizing Smart Cities
    Monetizing Smart Cities
    Steve Brumer, Partner, 151 Advisors and Ben Easterling, AT&T Smart Cities Business Unit Recorded: Jun 6 2018 60 mins
    Join Ben Easterling, Strategic Alliance Lead for the AT&T Smart Cities Business Unit and Steve Brumer, Partner with 151 Advisors, a leader in providing Advisory and Strategic services around “Monetizing the Connected World” for a 60 minute open discussion on Smart Cities and Smart Buildings and the commercialization aspects of them.

    Topics will include:
    - Where is the money in supplying products and services?
    - What is the true meaning of ROI in the Smart Cities and Smart Buildings space?

    Key Takeaways will focus on where should you focus your time, energy and efforts within this space and drive revenue.
  • Intensifying Need for Electric Grid Transformation Sparks Growth Opportunities
    Intensifying Need for Electric Grid Transformation Sparks Growth Opportunities
    Farah Saeed, Research Director, Digital Grids, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: May 30 2018 36 mins
    Regulatory guidelines and budgetary constraints have long shaped grid investments. The primary focus is to ensure that the electric grid is available at all times and is resilient to any disruption. This has been a relatively predictable task until now. As more households gain access to and embrace disruptive devices such as smart home devices, electric vehicles, and distributed energy resources, to what degree are utilities prepared to manage these changes and what sort of role and influence will they have in the future?

    Key Takeaways:
    · Get an in-depth view of emerging and cutting-edge solutions that are transforming the digital grid space.
    · Learn about grid modernization initiatives.
    · Obtain insight on key stakeholders to determine who would be ideal strategic partners.
  • Field Testing and Troubleshooting of PON LAN Networks per IEC 61280-4-3
    Field Testing and Troubleshooting of PON LAN Networks per IEC 61280-4-3
    Jim Davis, Fluke Networks Apr 25 2019 3:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    This webinar address field testing and troubleshooting PON Networks per IEC 61280-4. Topics include inspection and cleaning (APC vs. UPC), PON Basics, understanding loss budgets, setting a reference, troubleshooting using an OTDR and Power Meter, and how to document results. Attendees will earn one BICSI CEC.
  • Growth Opportunities in the Global Non-revenue Water (NRW) Smart Leak Management
    Growth Opportunities in the Global Non-revenue Water (NRW) Smart Leak Management
    Fredrick Royan, Paul Hudson, Frost & Sullivan, Lauren Guy, CTO/Co-Founder, UTILIS Apr 30 2019 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Non-revenue water loss across the globe is estimated to account for about $39 billion annually and there is a renewed urgency to address leakage in pipelines. North America and Europe are driving the market growth with other regions following suit. Digital transformation in water utilities is resulting in the deployment of analytic platforms for event and asset management. Multiple solutions, including both invasive (Smart Ball) and non-invasive (acoustic) sensors for leak detection, are seamlessly integrated into a single platform for leakage management. Water utilities demand accuracy and immediate results to facilitate urgent redressal and reduce non-revenue water losses.

    Key Takeaways:
    • Learn about growth opportunities and regional hotspots
    • Discover new solutions to add value that enables customer satisfaction
    • Identify emerging technologies and their synergies
  • Refracturing and Restimulation Drives New Opportunities for Upstream Oil and Gas
    Refracturing and Restimulation Drives New Opportunities for Upstream Oil and Gas
    Avinash Kumar, Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan May 7 2019 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Learn how innovation in refracturing and restimulation is creating opportunities for operators to increase well productivity without incurring the cost of drilling a new well. Digital transformation will enable operators, oilfield equipment and service providers to leverage technological advancement to improve well economics.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Learn about the growth opportunities for refracturing and restimulation in upstream oil and gas.
    • Discover the technical challenges and operator pain points.
    • Explore the innovations in refracturing and restimulation activities adopted by operators, oilfield equipment and service providers.