Volume 31, Issue 1

Data Center

The impact we want to have

Feb. 6, 2023
In one way or another, each of the articles in this issue is a reflection of the impact you as information and communications technology (ICT) professionals have on the industry...
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5 ways to reduce the carbon impact of smart building technologies

Feb. 6, 2023
By Betsy ConroyIn the smart building industry, eco-friendly sustainable building materials are a key part of reducing emissions and achieving green building certification. LEED...
Data Center

Connecting the future—from cloud to edge

Feb. 6, 2023
By Manja Thessin, RCDD, RTPM AFL All around us, technology is rapidly evolving, and its capabilities are continuing to become a part of everyday life. Advanced communication technologie...
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On November 2, 2022, while remarking about the Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge, The White House stated, “The Fiber Broadband Association and the Wireless Infrastructure Association have entered into a collaborative workforce development agreement to promote registered apprenticeship, develop curriculum, establish industry-recognized credentials and certifications, and articulate career pathways in the broadband industry.” It cited these FBA and WIA efforts as “examples of commitments to expand pre-apprenticeship, registered apprenticeship, and other high-quality training programs.”

Challenges and solutions for building tomorrow’s fiber workforce

Feb. 6, 2023
By Deborah Kish, Fiber Broadband AssociationThe fiber industry is experiencing unprecedented growth that is guaranteed to continue throughout the next five years and requires ...
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Hotel Marcel has more than 1,000 solar panels on the roof of the nine-story building and the parking canopies to power the entire hotel.
Design Install

Checking into a smart hotel

Feb. 6, 2023
Smart buildings provide a framework that can capitalize on digital innovation. But when designing a hotel to be a smart and sustainable building, there are so many moving pieces...