In praise of science investment, especially basic research | American Enterprise Institute

Progress, despite what you have heard lately from some environmentalists and populists (of the left and right), is good. Really good, in fact. The new working paper “A Calculation of the Social Returns to Innovation” by Benjamin F. Jones and Lawrence H. Summers opens with several reminders of that reality: “Standards of living in advanced economies have risen dramatically over the last two centuries, with U.S. income per-capita currently 25 times its level in 1820. … Scientific and technological advances, ultimately delivering valuable new products and services, are thought to be critical drivers of these gains. … Innovative advances also appear central to improving human health and life expectancy.”

Brett Etchebarne, middle, an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at Michigan State University’s Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering. He and research assistants Yuki Harada, left, and Zenggang Li are preparing to demonstrate the rapid COVID-19 test Etchebarne created
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The Role Of The Sales Engineer In Enterprise Software Sales

Technologist, husband, father, and Air Force officer; leading a Google engineering team that works with the Department of Defense

There is no shortage of technology vendors who claim they can solve an organization’s workflow, collaboration and data challenges. Adept sales professionals from these firms listen to prospective customers and try to align the solutions they offer with the business needs they perceive. This situation is fraught with risk, though, and the prospect may become a customer with a false sense of alignment between their requirements and the solution being presented.

A sales engineer can add value to the sales cycle by performing technical discovery, evaluating technological viability and mitigating risk through the creation of prototypes and proofs of concept. Sales engineers and sales representatives work together as partners in the pre-sales consultation process, performing the due diligence necessary to properly qualify, and ultimately close, deals.

The role of the

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The risks and rewards of America’s 5G future: Highlights from my conversation with Tommy Ross | American Enterprise Institute

If the US 5G
rollout is to reach its full potential, network security must be a priority.
But what are the security risks of 5G, and how can the US win the global 5G
race? On the latest episode of “Explain to Shane,” I sat down
with Tommy Ross, Senior Policy Director at BSA | The Software Alliance and
author of BSA’s position paper titled “Securing 5G: A Call to Harness
Software Innovation,” which discusses the transition from hardware-dominated
networking to a software-centric model for 5G. Together, we addressed the
availability and importance of 5G network security tools.

Below is an
edited and abridged transcript of our talk. You can listen to “Explain to Shane”
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Enterprise Adoption And Financing Soar

Following its public offering last Friday, Unity (NYSE: U) now has market cap over $24 B. The tech stock boom, which include mobile gaming, where Unity supplies the building blocks for developers, could not have come at a better time. Competitor Epic Games’ $18 B private financing probably puts its stock, if offered, at over $40 B.

The fog of the war has shrouded a confusing and unsettled Tik Tok sale. Tik Tok is not banned, for now, but another reckoning will come next week. Tik Tok’s lawsuit against the US government is still pending. The Chinese government can still block the deal. And the president* is demanding the parties fund a conservative American history curriculum for public schools from the deal’s proceeds. Which is probably not legal. Meanwhile, TikTok downloads are skyrocketing, although many Tik Tok stars have begun beefing up their presence on other platforms, just in

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Enterprise Tech Efforts Move Beyond Survival Mode

Enterprise technology firms say companies are emerging from survival mode and kick-starting pre-Covid-19 efforts to overhaul their operations with digital tools.

“Businesses can’t wait,” says Alvina Antar, chief information officer at cloud-identity and -management company

Okta Inc.

Ms. Antar, who took on the role six weeks ago, said companies that raced to install remote-work applications during Covid-19 lockdowns are now doubling down on long-held plans to expand the use of cloud computing, data analytics, smart software and other tech capabilities.

“Yes, they scrambled on the workforce side,” she said. “If they didn’t have that, the business would crumble.” But companies also need to prepare for fierce competition in a post-Covid market, she added.

Like many information-technology providers, Okta is in a unique position to gauge the pace of that shift firsthand. The Silicon Valley company, with twin headquarters in San Francisco and San Jose, sells technology that links a company’s

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Global Enterprise Server Market To Expand With Emerging Technologies in Enterprise Servers By A CAGR of 10.8% Throughout 2020-2025

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Sep 23, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Research Nester has released a report titled Enterprise Server Market – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2025″ which also includes some of the prominent market analyzing parameters such as industry growth drivers, restraints, supply and demand risk, market attractiveness, year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth comparisons, market share comparisons, BPS analysis, SWOT analysis and Porter’s five force model.

Increasing adoption of enterprise servers amongst organizations backed by the rising advancements in the server technologies, such as virtualization, flash storage and others, is also raising the need amongst the manufacturers of enterprise servers to significantly increase their production of the equipment. Decreasing flash storage prices on account of rapid advancements in technology, growing use of server virtualization and server consolidation ad the growing adoption of cloud technology, such factors are anticipated to drive the

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Fleet Management Market 2020 | The Emerging Industry in High Tech, Enterprise & Consumer IT

Pune, Maharashtra, India, September 21 2020 (Wiredrelease) Allied Analytics :Increased in need of operation competency, rising concerns regarding fleet safety, mandatory government regulations, and compulsion of ELD implements are expected to boost the growth of the global fleet management market. Moreover, a surge in the adoption of wireless technology owing to its falling price supplements the market growth. However, cost sensitivity in local players hampers the market growth.

The global fleet management market accounted for $7.76 billion in 2015 and is projected to garner $34.63 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 24.5% from 2016 to 2022.

The global fleet management market is segmented on the basis of vehicle type, component, communication technology, industries, and geography. Based on vehicle type, the market is divided into light commercial vehicle, heavy commercial vehicle, aircraft, railway, and watercraft. The railway segment held the lions share in 2014, contributing more than one-fourth of the

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