U.S. Coast Guard’s $67 Million EHR Fiasco

Sinking project mismanagement to new depths Photo: Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert/U.S. Coast Guard In late January, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing to review the United States Coast Guard’s $14 million, five-year electronic health record (EHR) system project. The project,…

Keepon Helps Kids Learn to Argue Better

Social robots (especially cute ones) can help children resolve conflicts without all the screaming Photo: Randi Klett/IEEE Spectrum With Keepon helping kids work through their disagreements, conflicts were more often resolved constructively through sharing, turn taking, trading, and playing together. Kids are not well known for their conflict resolution skills.…

ABB Introduces Your Digital Assistant

Create your own digital workspace with ABB Connect and communicate with clients, suppliers and colleagues via live sharing. S. Himmelstein In pioneering industrial digitalization technology, and having realized an installed base of more than 70,000 control systems connecting 70 million devices, ABB has developed an extensive catalogue of solutions available…

Piezoelectric-Thermal-Structural Modeling

Learn how to couple piezoelectric, structural vibration, and heat transfer phenomena in a model If you are interested in learning how to couple piezoelectric, structural vibration, and heat transfer phenomena in a model, then tune into this webinar featuring guest speaker Kyle Koppenhoefer from AltaSim Technologies. The heating of a…