Tag: management

Management in businesses and organizations is the function that coordinates the efforts of people to accomplish goals and objectives by using available resources efficiently and effectively. Management includes planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization to accomplish the goal.

Changes and Improvements in Onboard Scales and Software

Changes and Improvements in Onboard Scales and Software

Anyone who has been in the solid waste industry for some time appreciates just how far scales and software have come in increasing operational efficiencies and accuracies. In the analog world, onboard scales—specifically wheel loaders—used to be static, “meaning the operator would need to stop and weigh, slowing down the

How to Select an Energy Consultant

How to Select an Energy Consultant

The energy industry is complex, competitive, and constantly changing. Operational efficiency and cost savings are common goals, but often, changing markets and conditions lead to confusion. Facility managers aren’t always able to stay abreast of the latest technology and alternative energy solutions, such as renewables, battery storage, or the development

Barclays and The Columbia Water Center Launch New Study, Reveal How Energy Companies and Public Utilities Can Help Protect and Improve Water Resources In The US

Barclays and The Columbia Water Center Launch New Study, Reveal How Energy Companies and Public Utilities Can Help Protect and Improve Water Resources In The US

Second report in Impact Series explores how oil and gas operators, the utility industry and governments can work together to improve transparency around water usage, invest in innovative technologies, and improve data collection

In recognition of UN World Water Day, Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays”) and the Columbia Water Center today

The Reality of Augmented Reality

The Reality of Augmented Reality

Back in the 1980s my mother invested in a couple dozen arcade video games and put them in a number of arcade establishments, convenience stores, and laundromats. Every other weekend I would go with her to empty the quarters out of each game. It was a phenomenal, all-cash business endeavor.

AclaraConnect Smart Infrastructure Industry Conference Attracts Industry Thought Leaders for “Game-Changing” C-Suite Panel Discussion

AclaraConnect Smart Infrastructure Industry Conference Attracts Industry Thought Leaders for “Game-Changing” C-Suite Panel Discussion

New Executive Track Also Explores Trends Affecting Operations and Business Models

Several of the utility industry’s top executives and analysts will speak at the AclaraConnect Executive Track, during Aclara’s 9th annual industry conference that will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from April 10-14, 2017. Open to all AclaraConnect attendees, the

Carnegie Mellon University Launches Carbon Emissions Index

Carnegie Mellon University Launches Carbon Emissions Index

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Sponsors the Emissions Index for US Power Sector

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today announced the creation of a new index that will measure carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. electrical power generation sector. The Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Carbon Index will

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

EVERLINE® LED T5HO Tubes Expands Linear LED Upgrade Options

EVERLINE® LED T5HO Tubes Expands Linear LED Upgrade Options

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, is expanding its linear LED options with EVERLINE® T5HO LED Tubes. Installers who are focused on light levels or energy savings can choose from two available power levels – 25.5W and 22.5W – as

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