Chapin High Engineering Students put Modern Touch on Winter Villages

| December 18, 2016

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When the students at Chapin High School’s Principles of Engineering were asked to participate in the Winter Wonderland Engineering Contest as part of the 2016 Project Lead the Way, they strayed away from the cute Victorian villages we are used to seeing during the holidays.

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Infrastructure Policy Watch: measuring India's progress on SDGs, Canada consults on infrastructure priorities

Article | June 15, 2021

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI), an Indian government policy commission, has published its SDG India Index and Dashboard 2020-21 report on progress against the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the state level in India, its third annual report. The main theme of this year’s report is ‘partnerships’, with NITI aiming to highlight the pace that can be achieved by working together in pursuit of the goals, as well as shine a light on the quiet but effective partnerships working away in the background. As part of this, the report sets out actions that have been taken across the 11 areas of the collaborative advantage framework to drive forward progress on SDG indicators. In the accompanying index, all Indian states and union territories are scored and ranked on each SDG, alongside progress over the year.

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Testing Cloud application stability using the principles of Chaos Engineering

Article | June 15, 2021

Across the business landscape, we’re seeing a wholesale movement of services to the Cloud as companies wake up to the benefits of capacity and flexibility that accompany such a shift away from hosting systems on servers. While there are clear advantages to migrating to the cloud, there are challenges too – such as layers of added complexity. Testing these cloud-based systems to make sure they stand up under duress is important, but the heightened complexity of these environments means that the role of Quality Assurance has had to evolve accordingly.

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Pulumi 2.0 Delivers Cloud Engineering Superpowers to Developers

Article | June 15, 2021

Cloud Infrastructure and Engineering Leader, Pulumi announced version 2.0 of its platform. The new version comes equipped with policy, testing, and architecture as code to infrastructure provisioning. The users are calling these updates as superpowers that the company has added to the platform. The new capabilities of Pulumi 2.0 enable developers to accelerate application delivery and infrastructure to any private, public, or hybrid cloud with increased confidence and built-in governance.

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Why Design-Assist Should Be Used in Complex Projects

Article | June 15, 2021

Throughout history, construction has always followed the Design-Bid-Build delivery method. This straightforward, 3-step process first involves an owner hiring an architect to design a building, followed by a bidding process that results in a general contractor – typically the lowest bidder – being selected to build the project. Finally, the winning contractor takes the architect’s design drawings and begins construction.

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Sirris, the collective centre of the Belgian technology industry, helps companies to introduce technological innovation enabling them to strengthen their competitive position. Every year, the 120 Sirris experts help about 1800 companies to implement technological innovations by researching new technologies, raising industry awareness of promising innovations, and providing advice at all decision-making levels and support from the initial concept to the operational solution.

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