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  • Keeping Your IoT Devices Secure – From Design to Decommissioning
    Keeping Your IoT Devices Secure – From Design to Decommissioning Charles J. Lord, PE, President & Chief Trainer, Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation Recorded: Oct 12 2017 64 mins
    In our first two classes, we have looked at the needs of a cloud-based IoT solution and how to design and build it. In this final class our expert instructor will cover the critical aspects of how to test and deploy our IoT solution, and more importantly, how to keep it secure and operational through ongoing monitoring and maintenance. We will look at how Device Cloud enables ongoing monitoring and maintenance for the devices through the entire life cycle of the IoT solution from design through end-of life. Particular elements to be covered will include Device Cloud functionality such as edge management and data management. Still in its relative infancy, the IoT is already being hacked at an alarming rate. We need to include the tools and the platform to stay one step ahead, keep our devices secure and up-to-date, and maintain a vigilant ‘eye’ on the system throughout its life. Sponsored by Wind River.
  • Microbiome: Revisiting the Micro and Macro
    Microbiome: Revisiting the Micro and Macro Sudeep Basu, Ph.D. Practice Leader, TechVision Recorded: Oct 11 2017 42 mins
    In an era of personalized medicine, the current trajectory of growth across the microbiome industry parallels the growth that took place across genomics. Some of the milestones that have occurred in the microbiome field include the application of next-generation screening toward identifying and assessing microbial levels within the human gut. Using these microbial biomarkers, scientists are pushing the boundaries by identifying novel drug targets as well as probiotic or prebiotic products that could aid in balancing the microbial ecosystem within the human body.
  • Designing for the IoT
    Designing for the IoT Charles J. Lord, PE, President & Chief Trainer, Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation Recorded: Oct 11 2017 63 mins
    As we learned in our first class, we need a cohesive platform of tools and various ‘building blocks’ to build a robust cloud-based IoT solution to meet the needs of even high-reliability IIoT applications. In this second class on cloud-based design for the IoT, our expert instructor will discuss how a combination of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies and software-defined architecture (SDA) from Wind River® is ushering in a new era of IoT innovation. Some of the topics to be covered include development tools and example pre-build platforms for many popular targets, connectivity and control APIs, and network and infrastructure platforms and services. Our instructor will also cover the topics of how to assure our communications and data are secure and properly communicated, filtered, collected, and safely stored. Current industry estimates are that only 10-25% of data is actually collected and stored – when this data increases by perhaps two orders of magnitude in the next five years, how can we assure that we can indeed collecting, communicating, using, and saving the data we need? We will look at some of the answers to that question in this class. Sponsored by Wind River.
  • AI facts vs fiction: AI business decisions that really work
    AI facts vs fiction: AI business decisions that really work Avinash Gangadharan, Sr Director of Engineering, Walmart Recorded: Oct 10 2017 61 mins
    Artificial intelligence was Gartner’s top 2017 strategic technology trend, and the year isn’t over yet. But for too many companies, AI myths are persistent, use cases and strategies are still on the “shiny new thing” level, and expectations continue to hover in the spirit of Skynet/HAL, making it hard to determine whether it’s really right for your company.

    As AI technologies multiply, how do you sort fact from fiction? Should you stop daydreaming about replacing your entire staff with chatbots — or can you start augmenting agent abilities? Most importantly, while AI undoubtedly has shown real-live ROI in case study after case study, where is the particular value in chasing the AI buzz for your own company?

    Register now for our our latest VB Live event and find out. We’ll be tackling the AI legends and the AI realities, breaking down the potential AI has for your bottom line, and giving you a glimpse of the future of AI for business.

    In this webinar, you’ll explore:
    * Myths and realities of AI replacing vs. augmenting staff functions
    * How to bake AI into your business strategy
    * On- and offline use cases for AI
    * The future of AI for business

    Speakers:
    * Avinash Gangadharan, Sr Director of Engineering, Walmart
    * Allen Sebrell, Senior Manager E-Commerce Team, Amtrak
    * Deep Varma, VP of Engineering, Trulia
    * Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, Venturebeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat
  • Creating Social Video for Brands and Influencers in Minutes
    Creating Social Video for Brands and Influencers in Minutes Brian Alvey Recorded: Oct 10 2017 60 mins
    Who doesn’t want more fame, more influence, more respect and a legion of superfans? But blogging and podcasting are a time suck and building up that legion of superfans will take you years. Great news: there’s an app for creating quick video shows with your friends and followers that gives them the three things superfans crave: access, attention and acknowledgement.

    But hasn’t this collaborative video thing been tried before? Yes. Dozens of times. But no one else has followed the wisdom of Jerry Springer like the Clipisode team has. Jerry Springer? The talk show guy? Do we have to fight on camera and take paternity tests? Of course not. Not if you don’t want to.

    Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and publishing software expert Brian Alvey for a free one-hour webinar that takes a deep dive into Clipisode, a unique app for creating collaborative videos. See how Clipisode turns the influencer takeover model inside out and puts broadcast-quality video publishing power into anyone's hands — letting you go from concept to execution in minutes. Plus, get a first-look at a new online studio brands and agencies are using Clipisode to build branded animations for video shows.
  • IoT and Cloud Computing Basics
    IoT and Cloud Computing Basics Charles J. Lord, PE, President & Chief Trainer, Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation Recorded: Oct 10 2017 64 mins
    Before we begin our IoT system solution, we need to fully understand the overall structure and key elements of a robust and secure cloud-based system. In this leadoff class, our expert instructor will review these needs as well as the possible challenges that we face and will continue to face in our IoT system throughout its life cycle. We will review the basics of designing for the IoT as well as the primary elements that are needed in its design. Issues to be covered include safety, security, device management, data management, network communications and infrastructure, and maintenance. We will look at Wind River Helix Device Cloud, a SaaS IoT device management platform, and how its ready-built elements can be integrated into our IoT design. Sponsored by Wind River.
  • 3D 360 Live Streaming: Adding the Social Factor to VR
    3D 360 Live Streaming: Adding the Social Factor to VR Samuel McLean Recorded: Oct 6 2017 50 mins
    How to enhance the live streaming experience with 3D 360 VR and live communication with a new platform by Suometry: conVRsation
  • Wargaming.net: Analyzing 550 Million Daily Events to Increase Customer Lifetime
    Wargaming.net: Analyzing 550 Million Daily Events to Increase Customer Lifetime Sergei Vasiuk Recorded: Oct 5 2017 4 mins
    Wargaming has implemented a “state of the art” enterprise data platform that can be scaled to store massive amounts of game data and produce relevant management KPIs and interface for data analytics.

    Overall, the Wargaming team has to process over 3TB of raw data daily. Cloudera Enterprise is the cornerstone for this purpose and the data reservoir is where data teams store all the raw data. Wargaming then uses machine learning techniques to better understand the players, their needs, and if the game provided an enjoyable experience.
  • ScaleIO: scalable, flexible, software defined storage solutions
    ScaleIO: scalable, flexible, software defined storage solutions Jason Brown, Consultant, ScaleIO Product Marketing Recorded: Oct 5 2017 43 mins
    Escape the cycle of complexity. Begin operating with ruthless efficiency.
    Transforming the data center is a tough challenge, so a successful strategy must include a robust, flexible and scalable storage solution.
    This webinar will explore how, by leveraging Dell EMC ScaleIO software-defined storage (SDS), you will be able to:
    •Support infrastructure simplification
    •Gain web-scale efficiency to dramatically cut costs and enable on-demand growth
    •Deliver a perpetual life cycle by eliminating data migrations and providing rolling upgrades
    •Easily keep pace with rapidly growing storage requirements
    •Manage and protect massively large data sets with ease

    ScaleIO supports a software centric go to market strategy. ScaleIO is easy to implement, scalable and has a rich API set for ease of use by developers, shortening time to market and product development times. Backed by the Dell EMC brand, ScaleIO is from a proven provider of storage solutions for mission critical applications with full support throughout.
    KEY TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
    •Key SDS industry trends
    •ScaleIO introduction
    •ScaleIO benefits
    •ScaleIO use cases and customer examples
    •ScaleIO.Next
    •Q&A
  • SciVal's Topic Prominence in Science
    SciVal's Topic Prominence in Science Martin Edling Andersson (Senior SciVal Product Manager) and Kevin Boyack (SciTech Strategies) Recorded: Oct 5 2017 57 mins
    Elsevier's SciVal is evolving, and changing the way you work. We are expanding SciVal from being a purely evaluative and analytical tool to being an integral part of your research planning process. Topic Prominence in Science will revolutionize the way in which you develop your research strategy by giving you and your colleagues unique insight into identifying new, emerging research trends.

    Join us on Thursday 5 October for an insightful webinar, to receive an overview of Topic Prominence in Science, the underlying methodology and data and run you through a demonstration of the platform.
  • Future of B2B Online Retailing: Landscape and Platform
    Future of B2B Online Retailing: Landscape and Platform Malabika Mandal, Senior Research Analyst - Visionary Innovation Group Recorded: Oct 4 2017 45 mins
    Online business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce is at a retraction point. The B2B market will outgrow the business-to-consumer (B2C) market by 2025, marking the beginning of an important transformation for B2B. The focus area for B2B vendors has shifted from procurement tools and electronic data interchange (EDI) to hypermarkets and an omni-channel presence, thereby creating a unique and personalized service experience. B2B growth strategies will include investing aggressively in born-in-the-cloud platforms that are increasingly selling speed, scale, and simplicity. The value proposition of B2B models (one-to-many and many-to-many) will depend on the impact of mobility and the role of digital channels.
  • Forging our Future with ARKit: Balancing Tech Investments in Augmented Reality
    Forging our Future with ARKit: Balancing Tech Investments in Augmented Reality John Buzzell, Ricardo Olivo Recorded: Oct 3 2017 64 mins
    Apple and Google have joined the call for an Augmented Reality future, bringing hundreds of millions of users with them. Given multiple visions for the massive opportunity ahead, how should we divide our efforts? In this webcast, you’ll hear expert opinions from a group living this challenge. VR/AR Association Marketing Committee Chair John Buzzell and YOU ARE HERE technology lead Ricardo Olivo will reveal their journey – from Vuforia and HoloLens to ARKit and beyond – covering use cases, technology insights, hardware challenges and more. You’ll learn where to place your bets, and how to make the most of this transition. This session will also include 30 minutes of Q&A to help you make sense of your VR/AR options.
  • How do you turn your IoT data into business insights?
    How do you turn your IoT data into business insights? Magali Boulet and Aurélien Lequertier Recorded: Sep 29 2017 39 mins
    In the IoT world, being able to collect data from all of your devices is key. However, getting ahead of your competitors means being able to analyze that data to make crucial business decisions.
    Sigfox, with its global LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) network, has reinvented connectivity for the IoT. And joining that capability with Solace, the leader in data movement and messaging, brings performance, scalability and reliability when it comes making IoT data part of your Enterprise IT and your business value.

    Join our webinar and see a demo of Sigfox working with Solace to show how Sigfox device data can be propagated to enterprise applications running across different public and private clouds.
  • Three Case Studies in SD-WAN Deployments
    Three Case Studies in SD-WAN Deployments Lloyd Noronha, Head of Global Marketing, Viptela Recorded: Sep 28 2017 43 mins
    This webinar will discuss case studies from customers across healthcare, financial, and manufacturing that underwent transformations to SD-WAN technology. We will walk through the major issues that drove the transformation, and the migration journey for each customer. Beyond significant reduction in WAN Opex, there are common themes of challenges that SD-WAN solves across industries. These include resiliency for critical applications, agile change control, secure isolation of critical assets, and building a cloud-aware infrastructure.

    Webinar Highlights:

    · Key WAN problems for three customers in healthcare, financial, and manufacturing
    · Different drivers for SD-WAN (M&A, Bandwidth shortage, long times for change control, lack of app visibility)
    · Difference in choices of Hybrid WAN architecture
    · Walking through the testing process, pilots and full deployments
  • Virtualization Increases Your IoT Critical Infrastructure System’s Cybersecurity
    Virtualization Increases Your IoT Critical Infrastructure System’s Cybersecurity Charles J. Lord, PE, President & Chief Trainer, Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation Recorded: Sep 28 2017 61 mins
    With the connection to the Internet and the connectivity to a plethora of devices, cybersecurity is a big issue. This dovetails with the need for multiple levels of safety that were discussed in Day 2, as it pertains to the cost of certification in critical infrastructure IoT. While this may sound like a complex endeavor, it doesn’t have to be. Attend Day 3 of this three-day course, and we’ll make sure that you’re headed in the right direction. We will show you how your IoT applications can be made secure and updated with critical cybersecurity patches while at the same time your safe and certified critical infrastructure applications remain untouched. In addition, we’ll provide a wrap-up of the three days and be sure to answer any outstanding questions. Sponsored by Wind River.
  • Journey Towards the Metaverse: AI, Data, and UX in VR
    Journey Towards the Metaverse: AI, Data, and UX in VR John Cutter, Product Manager, AR/VR Labs, IBM Watson Recorded: Sep 28 2017 56 mins
    Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality hold the potential to affect nearly every facet of daily business. Those implications go beyond the disruptive nature of even the mobile phone.

    Explore the business implications of AR & VR with John Cutter, Product Manager of IBM Watson's AR/VR Labs, as he discusses trends through the lens AI, Data and UX.

    John will discuss real world examples of compelling work in these categories, draw on the lessons learned, and expand on future trends that businesses should seriously consider when using AR or VR in their company.
  • Take PoE and PoE+ to New Distances
    Take PoE and PoE+ to New Distances Teresa Hoffman, Fiber Optic Product Manager Recorded: Sep 28 2017 27 mins
    Corporations across all industries face the challenge of taking power and data to new distances while meeting higher bandwidth demand. Frequently combined with this challenge is the requirement to provide local power in excess of 100 meters for remote IP-based devices, such as security cameras, wireless access points, emergency blue-light phones and card readers. Learn how OneReach™, a Berk-Tek PoE extender system, combines optical fiber for long-distance gigabit transmission and copper conductors in a single system.

    Register for this BrightTALK™ to learn how you can:

    - Take PoE and PoE+ to distances further than ever before (3,600 ft and 2,400 ft respectively)
    - Simplify your network and device management through centralized IT infrastructure
    - Leverage this game-changing technology to reliably and cost-effectively power remote devices

    Who should attend: IT and Security Professionals
  • All About Scopus Content
    All About Scopus Content Dr. Wim Meester, Director of Product Management, Scopus Content Recorded: Sep 28 2017 45 mins
    Scopus has recently added over 195 million more cited references dating back to 1970 to complement the database's existing records that date back 1788 and further increase the depth of content.
    Added cited references mean:
    •more extensive bibliometric and historic trend analysis
    •more complete author profiles
    •improved h-index measures for authors who began publishing prior to 1996

    Learn more about the depth of Scopus content along with more insights into our content policies, selection criteria and data quality.
  • Virtual Umbrella: Why We Chose Virtual Reality
    Virtual Umbrella: Why We Chose Virtual Reality Samantha Kingston, Founder, Virtual Umbrella Recorded: Sep 28 2017 34 mins
    Samantha Kingston will explore why she bet her career on virtual reality and what it’s really like running a marketing company solely for VR, looking at trends and what challenges are ahead for 2018.

    Virtual Umbrella is an award-winning marketing consultancy specialising in Virtual Reality. Virtual Umbrella has worked on a number of notable projects including creating a virtual reality cinema in Cannes, curating and running a technology hub as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and providing immersive experiences along the BBC and Imperial War Museum.

    Speaker bio:

    Samantha Kingston is the award-winning client director at Virtual Umbrella. Virtual Umbrella is a marketing and PR agency specialising in virtual reality. Samantha fell into the VR industry by accident but has spent her time in the industry building up her own company and working with the VR industry in the UK, Europe, and US. Samantha is an advocate for Women in tech and VR and she is often found moderating panels on equality in the workplace. In 2016 she won the regional and national ‘New Business’ award at Venus Awards, highlighted as one of MCV 30 under 30 and one of the rising stars of BIMA100 2016.
  • How to Simplify Aviation Certification with Stratasys 3D Printing
    How to Simplify Aviation Certification with Stratasys 3D Printing Norman Stucker, 3D Printing General Manager Recorded: Sep 27 2017 32 mins
    The aerospace industry’s adoption of additive manufacturing is growing and predicted to revolutionize the manufacturing process. However, to meet stringent FAA and EASA requirements, AM-developed aerospace products must be certified that they can achieve the robust performance levels provided by traditional manufacturing methods. Current certification processes are complex and variable, and thus obstruct AM adoption in aerospace.

    Join PADT's 3D Printing General Manager, Norman Stucker for a live webinar that will introduce you to the new Stratasys aerospace package that removes the complexity from FAA and EASA certification, helping aerospace organizations to get more parts certified for flight quicker and easier.
  • Designing Conversations for Virtual Reality
    Designing Conversations for Virtual Reality Anamita Guha, Product Manager - Watson Developer Labs & AR/VR Labs, IBM Watson Recorded: Sep 27 2017 28 mins
    Conversational interfaces are ubiquitous and take many forms, from chatbots on the web to voice bots on your appliances (Siri, what is a voice bot?)

    We are now seeing these features evolve in Virtual Reality: in role-playing games such as Star Trek Bridge Crew and much more. For developers and conversational designers, it is important to understand on which medium the message is being communicated.

    Join this webcast with Anamita Guha, Product Manager of IBM Watson's Developer & AR/VR Labs, as she shares some best practices for designing conversations in VR between the user and your virtual entity.
  • Forget the Buzzwords - It's Time for Virtual Reality to Deliver Real Value
    Forget the Buzzwords - It's Time for Virtual Reality to Deliver Real Value Brian Herrera, CEO and Co-Founder of Vidi VR Recorded: Sep 27 2017 62 mins
    Despite the past two years of hoopla surrounding VR technology, adoption rates are low and retention rates are even worse. Giants such as Facebook, Google, and Samsung have dumped billions into the space, but why isn't it taking off yet? In this webinar, Brian Herrera, CEO of Vidi VR, will give an outsider's look at the inside of this nascent industry and lead a candid discussion about:

    - Hurdles in the way of widespread adoption (spoiler alert: it's NOT technology)
    - The true value proposition of VR for consumers
    - What the big players and "thought leaders" got wrong
    - How Vidi VR is a differentiator in the industry
  • Use Virtualization To Enable Safety-Certified IoT Critical Infrastructure System
    Use Virtualization To Enable Safety-Certified IoT Critical Infrastructure System Charles J. Lord, PE, President & Chief Trainer, Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation Recorded: Sep 27 2017 61 mins
    Companies are updating their critical infrastructure, and safety has become a key issue, with increased regulation and risk of litigation driving the need for safety certification in industries such as aerospace, energy, industrial automation, medical, and robotics. One area of concern is partitioning safety certified and non-safe code and that’s what we’ll cover in Day 2 of this three-day course. We’ll look at how using virtualization, Java, analytics and various types of partitioning in your IoT design can maximize safety and reduce your overall design cost and risk. Sponsored by Wind River.
  • Modern Industrial IoT Concepts in the Smart Factory
    Modern Industrial IoT Concepts in the Smart Factory Mr. Sari Germanos & Dr. Kym Watson (see details) Oct 18 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The notion of a Smart Factory today is based on utilizing modern Industrial IoT concepts. While it is not practical for existing brown fields to immediately modernize and adopt all these technologies and best practices, it is however possible for factories to cherry pick individual technologies and practices as a path to gradually modernize over time. These include technologies and best practices that allow for seamless machine interoperability, easy data sharing between machines, MES, ERP, and SCADA systems.


    This webinar will provide an overview of some of these technologies and will also discuss the new industry standards that make such a migration possible. We’ll also share a proof of concept, the IIC Smart Factory Web Testbed, which is a network of smart factories with flexible adaptation of production capabilities and sharing of resources and assets to improve order fulfillment.


    Featured IIC Testbed: Smart Factory Web
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    The Smart Factory Web forms a network of smart factories with flexible adaptation of production capabilities and sharing of resources and assets to improve order fulfillment. Key challenges being addressed: How can we connect factories to the Smart Factory Web and exchange data reliably? How can we provide the information securely at the right granularity to authorized partners? How can production capabilities be adapted quickly and efficiently in response to orders?


    Featured Speakers:
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    Sari Germanos, IIC Safety Task Group Chair; Business Development Manager, B&R Industrial Automation


    Dr. Kym Watson, IIC Testbed Lead, Smart Factory Web; Deputy Head, Information Management and Process Control Department, Fraunhofer IOSB
  • Taming data: How marketers turn data into real ROI
    Taming data: How marketers turn data into real ROI Jeff Sinclair, Product Manager, Engagement Platform, Atlassian Oct 18 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Increasingly, companies have turned to customer data platforms (CDPs) to help them run more relevant marketing campaigns using the large volume of customer data at their fingertips. Customer-focused software company Atlassian will discuss how they made that decision and the types of complex marketing campaigns that they can now run as a result. Research analyst David Raab will also be on hand to discuss how other companies can use CDPs to harness customer data to increase sales and loyalty.

    In this webinar, you will learn:
    * Key considerations when deciding to build versus buy a customer data platform
    * How companies are taking advantage of CDPs for more relevant communications
    * How data science can improve marketing efficacy
    * The trends and market factors driving the need for customer data platforms

    Speaker Panel:
    * Jeff Sinclair, Product Manager, Engagement Platform, Atlassian
    * David Raab, Analyst and Founder at The Customer Data Platform Institute
    * Jeff Hardison, VP of Marketing at Lytics
    * Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by: Lytics
  • Mechanical Meshing Enhancements in ANSYS 18 and Beyond
    Mechanical Meshing Enhancements in ANSYS 18 and Beyond Ted Harris, Simulation Support Manager Oct 18 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With the release of ANSYS version 18 earlier this year, engineers were introduced to a variety of new and innovative enhancements that help improve the quality of their meshing, and speed up the simulation process.

    Join PADT's Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, for an in depth look at new mechanical meshing capabilities made available in ANSYS 18.0, 18.1 and 18.2!
  • Measuring Content Performance with ContentWRX: Live Demo + New Insights
    Measuring Content Performance with ContentWRX: Live Demo + New Insights Colleen Jones, CEO, Content Science Oct 18 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    If you’re like most organizations today, you’ve invested in content for marketing, sales, support, product strategy, and a host of other reasons. You’ve developed ways to more efficiently and effectively create, manage, and deliver content. Despite these significant investments, you—and your stakeholders—are likely still asking the question, “Does our content work?”

    While that sounds like a simple question, getting answers can be challenging, to say the least. But, it doesn’t have to be. Not if you start with a strategy and the right tools for the job.

    Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and my special guest, content scientist Colleen Jones, for a presentation about measuring content performance. Jones (and her crew at Content Science) have spent the last few years working with large, global brands to identify what makes content effective—and how to measure it. The result is ContentWrx—a robust performance measurement tool designed to help your organization make content decisions that improve or accelerate return on investment.

    Attend this free, one-hour webinar, and you'll learn how to track the six dimensions of content effectiveness and make informed business decisions based on data. You’ll discover the four elements of the ContentWrx system, and you’ll find out how easy it can be to collect, analyze and act upon behavioral and perception data. You’ll also learn how ContentWrx can help you close the gap between your data and user feedback.

    As a bonus, Jones will share the top 3 insights from an analysis of data from more than 100,000 content users.

    Register today!
  • O que está por vir para o Brasil do ponto de vista econômico e político?
    O que está por vir para o Brasil do ponto de vista econômico e político? Apresentador: Ricardo Sennes Sócio, Prospectiva, Renato Pasquini Diretor de Pesquisa Frost & Sullivan Oct 19 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    O Brasil está passando por um momento de profunda transformação com diferentes reformas sendo discutidas no Congresso e políticas públicas sendo debatidas para aumentar a competitividade do país.

    Qual é a estrutura econômica e política na crise brasileira atual? Quais variáveis vão determinar as tendências futuras?

    Nesse webinar iremos discutir:
    O cenário político e econômico atual do Brasil
    A crescente fragmentação do sistema político
    Perspectivas para o Brasil para 2017 e 2018 focando nas eleições do próximo ano
  • Transhumanism: The Next Generation of Humanity
    Transhumanism: The Next Generation of Humanity Lauren Taylor, Principal Consultant, Visionary Innovation Group Oct 24 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Are you curious to know how biological augmentation will drive developments in anti-aging solutions and the reduction or elimination of infectious diseases? Are you interested in understanding what technologies will drive human thought evolution? Are you covering the innovation in implants and wearable’s that could have what may seem to be superhuman capabilities? Are you anxious to better understand new growth opportunities from industry experts on the future of humanity and what our world could look like in the next 30 years?
  • Get Amped! TIA’s Telephone Verification Logos
    Get Amped! TIA’s Telephone Verification Logos Jessica Trentman, Jeff Strickland, Jonathan Gray, Linda Kozma-Spytek, Stephanie Montgomery, Limor Schafman Oct 25 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Telecommunications Industry Association TR-41 committee developed the TIA-4953 (amplified telephones) and TIA-1083 (HAC performance for telephones) standards.

    TIA has logos to provide the hearing-impaired community a simple and clear solution to identify telephones that meet hearing audio amplification and HAC performance needs per these standards.

    This webcast will review the process to receive and use the logos, and additionally cover what standards work is underway at TIA for mobile telephone audio performance.

    Speakers:
    >> Jessica Trentman, Marketing Director, CaptionCall
    >> Jeff Strickland, Director of R&D, Clarity Products
    >> Jonathan Gray, Director of Sales, Clarity Products
    >> Linda Kozma-Spytek, Research Audiologist, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University
    >> Stephanie Montgomery, VP Technology and Standards, TIA
  • Cloud Security in the Age of SaaS: Phishing
    Cloud Security in the Age of SaaS: Phishing Michael Landewe, Cofounder Avanan Oct 25 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Avanan Cloud Security Platform is the next-generation cloud security platform that offers the industry's top-rated solutions for malware, phishing, data leakage, encryption, anomaly detection, shadow SaaS and more.

    In this webinar, we will discuss why phishing has become the most pervasive threat to cloud security, spreading from cloud-based email like Office 365 and Gmail to other communication products like Slack and Skype.

    We will will see why most phishing attacks are now specifically targeting SaaS customers and how SaaS-targeted attacks are both more dangerous and harder to detect.
  • Introdução a Solace e Open Data Movement
    Introdução a Solace e Open Data Movement Rodrigo Abreu Oct 26 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Solace é líder global em mensageria e provê uma plataforma que interconecta empresas de ponta-a-ponta usando padrões de mercado. A plataforma de mensageria da Solace é o sistema nervoso para vários casos de uso onde existe o movimento de dados: nuvem híbrida, microserviços, arquiteturas orientadas a eventos, Big Data, Internet das Coisas entre outros. A Solace é uma solução que suporta múltiplos protocolos, linguagens de programação e padrões de troca de mensagens e que funciona tanto em nuvem pública e privada, como também localmente. Essa abrangência torna possível o que chamamos de Open Data Movement.
  • What to Consider When Transitioning to SD-WAN
    What to Consider When Transitioning to SD-WAN David Klebanov, Director of Technical Marketing, Viptela Oct 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    When considering a transition to SD-WAN, there are several important capabilities needed to suit an enterprise-grade network infrastructure. This webinar will cover critical SD-WAN features and how they translate to common deployment scenarios in different industries.

    These features include:
    - Overlay capability over MPLS, Broadband and LTE
    - Unified and centralized management of the infrastructure
    - Network segmentation with per-segment topologies
    - Predictable Application SLA with centralized policies and real-time traffic steering
    - Mature routing capabilities with BGP, OSPF, VRRP, and IGMP
    - Robust zero-trust WAN security
  • Smart Communities and Autonomous Vehicles
    Smart Communities and Autonomous Vehicles Jill North - DOT City of San Jose; Robert Grant - Lyft; Moderated by Limor Schafman, TIA Nov 1 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Smart communities and corporations developing products and services for that environment understand that it requires a holistic view of what a “living” experience will be in a fully 5G-connected environment. Level 5 automotive autonomy will require a combination of wireless networks with V2V and V2I connectivity. This webcast will review the work automotive OEMs, cities and universities are doing to build infrastructure and transportation vehicles that will move from human driven, through connected to fully autonomous capabilities.

    Speakers:
    >> Jill North, Innovation Program Manager, Department of Transportation, City of San Jose
    >> Robert Grant, Senior Director of Public Policy, Lyft

    Bios:
    >> Jill North is Innovation Program Manager for the Department of Transportation at the City of San Jose. Although Jill is new to the public sector in her role as the Innovation Program Manager for the Department of Transportation in San Jose, she is no stranger to how emerging technology can change the way people experience the world around them. After 5 years as a Program Manager for Streetview at Google Maps, Jill is looking to bring her expertise leveraging technology to make San Jose the most innovative city in America. In 2014, she was granted the National CEO Award of Excellence for her Streetview collaboration with Parks Canada.

    >> Robert Grant - Rob Grant is the Senior Director of Public Policy at Lyft, where he spearheads Lyft's legislative and policy priorities throughout the U.S, including on autonomous vehicles. He previously worked at the United States Senate and the Federal Housing Finance Agency. In his ten years in the Senate, Rob played an integral role in addressing some of the most complex issues faced by the Senate Banking and Judiciary Committees, including the Dodd-Frank Act.
  • Automating Analytics With Artificial Intelligence
    Automating Analytics With Artificial Intelligence Pat Richards, Director of Big Data and Analytics, Intel and Mary Beth Ainsworth, AI and Language Analytics Strategist, SAS Nov 1 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Buzzwords can be daunting. Take artificial intelligence – everyone's talking about it, so you feel like if you're not using it to further your business goals, you're falling behind. The good news is the real action around AI is happening now through advancements in analytics – faster computing, more complex algorithms and intelligent analytical output. But, because computers don’t understand strategy, human integrity is needed to identify and implement your organization’s vision for embracing AI. In this webinar, join Intel and SAS for a discussion on what’s needed to enable AI and what industry use cases can support development of your strategy.
  • The Economic Benefits of Using Lutein and Zeaxanthin Food Supplements in the EU
    The Economic Benefits of Using Lutein and Zeaxanthin Food Supplements in the EU Chris Shanahan, Jean-Francois Korobelnik, Samanta Maci, Ute Obermueller-Jevic, Manfred Eggersdorfer, Torsten Bohn Nov 2 2017 2:00 pm UTC 120 mins
    Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a severe eye disease and major cause of vision loss in elderly. AMD inhibits the ability to see objects directly ahead and causes irreversible, progressive decline in an individual’s independence and ability to perform daily activities. Across the EU, 17.1 million people are living with AMD, of which 2.5 million cases are the costlier late stage AMD. The total cost of managing the consequences is expected to be € 89.46 billion per year. New research found that savings of € 6.20 billion a year could be generated through the daily consumption of lutein and zeaxanthin.
  • Real world deployments: Making media operations work in the cloud
    Real world deployments: Making media operations work in the cloud IBC365 | Speakers announced soon... Nov 2 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    IBC365’s webinar on the cloud will examine how the technology has been adopted by the post-production, content management and playout sectors.

    Three case studies from a post-production facility and two broadcasters provide the basis for a discussion about the adoption of cloud-based services and tools.

    According to a recent IABM survey, some 85% of broadcast industry buyers plan to deploy cloud technology in the next three years.

    Through a series of early adopter case studies, IBC365 will examine how vendors and technology suppliers have responded to this demand, whilst also looking at the changes broadcast and media businesses need to make in order to derive maximum benefit from the cloud.
  • The Advent of Flying Cars and the Road Ahead
    The Advent of Flying Cars and the Road Ahead Joe Praveen Vijayakumar, Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Nov 2 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Governments across the globe are addressing the growing menace of traffic congestion. One way to address this issue in the future is to make use of the underutilized domestic airspace for mobility. The only vehicle available now for urban air mobility is the helicopter. Unfortunately, it is bulky, expensive and noisy, making it unsuitable for mainstream urban air mobility use. Thus, a vehicle that can be used for aerial mobility in the future is needed. The flying car space is hectic, with new players from various industries entering the race to build flying cars. Funding has also been brisk, with several companies raising funds or being acquired by established players from the automotive industry.
  • Enabling Next-Gen Telecom Through Event-Driven Architecture
    Enabling Next-Gen Telecom Through Event-Driven Architecture Amit Gothecha Nov 3 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Today’s communication services providers need to innovate at breakneck pace to satisfy fickle customers who demand more real-time information, and more interactive services, than ever before. They need infrastructure that is not just fast and always available, but flexible so they can quickly and easily incorporate new data sources, cloud services, presentation technologies and IoT devices into their service offerings.

    In this webinar, Solace’s Amit Gothka will use customer success stories to illustrate how Solace can help service providers become more agile using event-driven architecture (EDA) and microservices, and keep massive amounts of real-time data moving efficiently across hybrid cloud systems that seamlessly connect cutting-edge cloud environments with legacy on-premise infrastructure.
  • The Easy Formula — Easier Release Notes
    The Easy Formula — Easier Release Notes Patrick Bosek, Jorsek LLC Nov 7 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Release notes are a crucial part of customer communication for product companies. It seems too many organizations either do the bare minimum and hope no one notices, or simply accept an inefficient and expensive process. At Jorsek LLC, makers of easyDITA, they’ve been working on their release notes process for easyDITA and they have made some big improvements.

    Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and my special guest, Patrick Bosek, co-founder of Jorsek LLC, for this free, one-hour webinar. This webinar will take you through Jorsek’s process, tools, and results for the creation and production process for release notes.
  • Edge Computing & Micro Data Centers
    Edge Computing & Micro Data Centers Don Byrne, Metrix411; Phillip Marangella, EdgeConneX; Limor Schafman, TIA Nov 8 2017 4:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    The high speeds expected from future 5G networks and the demands of dense data over those networks is leading to communications network densification. Data centers, a key component of high speed delivery, are redefining their role, becoming a part of the fog and moving increasingly to the edge. This webcast will cover the role micro data centers will play in community network communications infrastructure; their configuration and structure; use of artificial intelligence and virtualization; control systems and operations; and workforce needs.

    Speakers:
    >> Don Byrne, Managing Director, Metrix411
    >> Phillip Marangella, VP of Business Development, Cloud and IoT Solutions, EdgeConneX
  • Checking into the Czech Republic's Economic and Industry Prospects
    Checking into the Czech Republic's Economic and Industry Prospects Martin Partl, Ph.D., CzechInvest and Neha Anna Thomas, Senior Economist ,Frost & Sullivan Nov 9 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Czech Republic stands amongst the leaders in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region in regards to FDI attraction, with investors benefiting from incentives such as access to the EU Single Market and an educated and relatively low-cost workforce. Moreover, investors can also be assured of the country's relative economic stability, as evidenced by factors such as robust GDP growth, a sound fiscal position, and a low unemployment rate.
  • Scopus Data for Ranking Organizations
    Scopus Data for Ranking Organizations M'hamed el Aisati, VP Funding, Content & Analytics Nov 9 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Over the past 10 years, Scopus has emerged as the partner of choice in the fast-developing field of rankings. Join us for a discussion on the importance of A&I data to ranking organizations, and why they choose Scopus.
  • Faster Fiber Construction with Tap Network Architectures
    Faster Fiber Construction with Tap Network Architectures Fritz Amt, Network Architect for Services Providers, CommScope Nov 9 2017 4:00 pm UTC 90 mins
    In today’s competitive, crowded broadband marketplace, service providers need the means to realize revenue faster to effectively compete. To meet this objective, providers require a network strategy that enables faster fiber construction, while at the same time, lowers overall deployment costs.

    In this webinar, Fritz Amt, Network Architect for Service Providers at CommScope, will discuss best practices for designing and installing a tap network architecture, and highlight the industry's latest equipment innovations for achieving optimal network reliability and performance in the outside plant.
  • Compete on Analytics...without Hiring a Single Data Scientist
    Compete on Analytics...without Hiring a Single Data Scientist Sean Naismith, Head of Analytics Services at Enova Decisions & Jason Heil, Principal Advisory Consultant at ID Analytics Nov 9 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Digital transformation is everywhere. It's in the networks of consumer data that tell a story of who we are and how we behave. It's in the bank branch or insurance agency that moves and shifts towards providing financial products through an online customer experience. It's in the palm of our hands as we text, swipe, and tap our way to faster answers and instant gratification.

    Digital transformation is everywhere, and in order for businesses to benefit and stay competitive, they must join the advanced analytics game. Businesses will feel the biggest benefit and impact when they utilize big data, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital decisioning technology to do the following:

    – Automate operational decisions in real time with confidence
    – Digitally transform their operations to not only impact business performance, but also, improve the customer experience
    – Compete on analytics without extra headcount or hiring of data scientists

    Through the power of data, machine learning, and digital decisioning technology, business users can quickly and accurately achieve the above business milestones — no data scientists required. From there the automation and digital transformation possibilities are limitless for creating a rich and seamless customer experience that will keep your business one step ahead of the competition.
  • Virtualization: Impacts on Performance Assurance and Business Models
    Virtualization: Impacts on Performance Assurance and Business Models Andrew Young, iconectiv, Jay Stewart, Spirent, Moderated by Limor Schafman, TIA Nov 14 2017 4:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    The push to virtualize communication networks, control centers, and data centers through NFV and SDN technologies offers both great opportunity for management, speed to market, scale and business, and also brings many challenges. Efficiency, cost management, ensuring SLAs, managing OPEX and CAPEX, reducing product production costs are all business concerns faced by communications providers as they convert their networks to be increasingly software driven. What are the new business models that software enables? What are the customer expectations for new service deliverables? How can service providers, data centers and others guarantee quality of service? What tests are being conducted and what industry practices are being established? This webcast will review how companies are meeting the challenge of operating with new processes and with new requirements.

    Speakers:
    >> Andrew Young, VP of Business Development, iconectiv
    >> Jay Stewart, Senior Product Line Manager, Lifecycle Service Assurance, Spirent
  • Cat 8 Data Center Cabling Systems Update
    Cat 8 Data Center Cabling Systems Update Moderated by Limor Schafman, TIA Nov 15 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee is issuing a Category 8 cabling systems update. Join this webcast to learn the details.
  • Preparing Your Content for the Future: Bots, Machine Learning and AI
    Preparing Your Content for the Future: Bots, Machine Learning and AI Steffen Frederiksen, DitaExchange Nov 16 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Are you ready for how AI, machine learning, and other future technology will affect content development?

    The database revolution changed our relationship to data, making it reusable for different target audiences, contexts and situations. It also made it ready for flexible delivery to different apps and across many different platforms and media. But somehow these outcomes never fully transferred over to content. How can we bring this same revolution to content and win the same kind of enormous improvements that would prepare us for the future?

    Structured content management enables organizations to store, organize and build their content so that pieces are easily discoverable, reusable, reconfigurable and adaptable. It provides the perfect solution for constructing large, complex documents, but also for delivering modular content to chatbots, portal sites, and mobile apps. But, more importantly, it is also key to future-proofing your content for emerging technological trends.

    Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and my special guest, Steffen Frederiksen, Founder and CSO of DitaExchange, for this free one-hour webinar. Attendees will learn what structured content management is and how it works. They will understand what benefits structured content can have for writers, project managers, business owners, IT departments and content consumers. They will also learn how to prepare their content to be fed into new technologies with practical examples from the field.