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LafargeHolcim announces it will work with IBM Services to further develop the first digital platform for road design optimization, ORIS. The solution can reduce road project costs by up to one-third and carbon emissions by up to half while tripling road durability and usage lifespans. ORIS allows decision-makers, road infrastructure authorities and project investors to improve road construction and sustainability and reduce inefficiencies …

Agile teams are designed to respond to change. But even for the most seasoned agile teams, responding to the changes brought about by COVID-19 was a pretty tall order. This is the story of how one agile team responded to the abrupt transition to remote work without missing a beat, and without losing its sense …

While the tech industry is no stranger to dealing with rapid change, we’ve never faced a challenge like this. But amid the disruption, we’re seeing a silver lining emerge: the world is in this together, and people are reaching out to one another like never before. The gaming community is no exception. As it continues …

GitLab, the single application for the DevOps lifecycle, announced initial programming and speakers for its GitLab Commit – Virtual event. GitLab’s first-ever 24-hour virtual learning experience, taking place on August 26, 2020, will be a free-for-attendee event filled with DevOps strategies and stories. GitLab Commit, GitLab’s user event, brings together the GitLab community to connect, …

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we noticed many of our technology partners and solution providers started offering their services for free, or began to work even more closely with their customers to develop solutions designed to help inform and support communities. Today we’re sharing a few examples of these partners and their customers …

As countries around the world are beginning their long and slow recovery from the coronavirus, schools and universities may have to continue their struggle to give their students a quality education while using remote communication services until the end of the year. With the need to continue classes and exams, school administrators have ended up relying …

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have transitioned to working—and socializing—from home. If these trends become the new normal, certain companies may be in for a big payoff. Popular video conferencing company, Zoom Communications, is a prime example of an organization benefiting from this transition. Today’s graphic, inspired by Lennart Dobravsky at Lufthansa Innovation Hub, is …

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. announced it has begun enrolling a virtual clinical study, ImmuneRACE, as part of a broader effort it has undertaken with Microsoft Corp. to rapidly map and measure the immune response to the COVID-19 virus to inform improved diagnostics to fulfill the need for more reliable testing. The study calls for 1,000 participants …

Google Cloud announced it’s making Google Meet, Google’s premium video-conferencing solution, free for everyone with availability rolling out over the coming weeks. Starting in early May, anyone with an email address can sign up for Meet and enjoy many of the same features available to G Suite’s business and education users, such as simple scheduling …

SAP SE  announced that to automate and speed up contact tracing after a COVID-19 case is confirmed, a local health department in southern Germany is using a cloud-based Web application developed by SAP, which went live on April 10, 2020. Each week, physicians in Germany test around 400,000 people for COVID-19, according to the Robert …