Tag Archives: smart cities

Parsons’ Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Participate in MIT Industrial Liaison Program Kickoff Meeting

Parsons has participated in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology program that seeks to establish industrial relationships between global companies and MIT. The company said Wednesday it conducted a kickoff meeting on June 26 with MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as part of the university’s Industrial Liaison Program. Involvement in ILP would help …

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Parsons Co-Hosts Research Workshop at MIT; Biff Lyons Comments

Parsons has collaborated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s civil and environmental engineering department to conduct a day-long workshop on research projects related to infrastructure, smart cities and transportation. The company said Thursday its leadership representatives and the university’s alumni, faculty and postdoctoral scholars examined the parallels between current industry needs and ongoing research efforts during the …

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ICF Selected to Pursue Data Projects With Commerce Dept’s National Tech Information Service

The Commerce Department‘s National Technology Information Service has selected ICF as one of 35 industry and research partners eligible to pursue opportunities to support the agency’s data projects across the federal government. ICF said Tuesday it will work alongside data science and data analytics companies and research groups to help NTIS …

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Cubic Subsidiary, Microsoft Partner for Global Smart City Tech Initiative

Cubic‘s transportation systems business supports a Microsoft-led global campaign to help government agencies, businesses and citizens build “vibrant” communities with technology. The CityNext program aims to combine technologies and other systems in efforts to connect the public sector, industry and people through services intended to facilitate development of sustainable environment for communities, Cubic said …

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Jacobs Secures Contracts to Support Australia’s Infrastructure Investment Project

Jacobs has secured multiple contracts to provide infrastructure services in support of Australia’s $3.4 billion Smart Cities urban rail and transportation network initiative. The company said Tuesday it will support the Hurstbridge Rail Line update program under the North East Program Alliance, Pakenham Rail Depot projects in Victoria and the Bruce Highway modernization in …

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Tripwire Study: Govt IT Professionals Fear Cyber Attacks on City Infrastructure Systems

A study conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Tripwire says 88 percent out of 200 state and local government information technology professionals interviewed believe a cyber attack on city infrastructure systems poses a threat to public safety. Tripwire said Thursday 78 percent of respondents believe there will likely be a cyber attack …

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