In Focus

In Focus 2017-08-01T13:53:48+00:00

Situational Awareness on Super Bowl Sunday

It’s football season once again here in the U.S.—a time for tailgating, weekly get-togethers, and celebrations (or disappointments, depending on the week). While it may be a bit early to think about the big game, Super Bowl LII, which is scheduled for Feb. 4, 2018 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., city officials and first responders in Minneapolis have certainly had the date on their minds for quite some time.

By | 11/15/2017|

A New Response for Rural Communities

Imagine getting into a serious car crash or having a heart attack in the middle of nowhere and not knowing when help will arrive. This is the reality many rural Americans face. While small Midwest towns exhume a strong sense of community that’s hard to find nowadays, when dire situations arise, they often have a disadvantage.

By | 11/1/2017|

Episode 532 10.10.17

David Shannon, business development manager, Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence, looks at how automated analytics is being leveraged in various organizations and why it is becoming the future of operation optimization. He talks challenges companies may face with analytics and stresses the importance of pairing them with humans.

By | 11/1/2017|

Episode 523 08.08.17

Sara Lupien, contract and revenue manager, Caterpillar Inc., joined Peggy Smedley to discuss the new efforts to help condition machine workers to understand the value of data through the use of subscription services.

By | 9/8/2017|

Casino Tech Improves Operations and Gaming Experience

Like other businesses, casinos care about efficiency and profitability. Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa,, a Boyd Gaming casino resort in Las Vegas, Nev., is leveraging technology to better manage its assets and improve the guest experience. It has partnered with Scientific Games,, a developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for gaming, lottery, and interactive markets, to install a slot and casino management system that drives value for the casino resort in multiple ways.

By | 9/8/2017|