Digital Transformation Trends and the role of RPA

| November 15, 2017

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Digital transformation has been one of the major drivers of growth in the modern economy. Companies implementing automation have reaped significant benefits and gained an advantage over their competitors, allowing them to drive down costs and build innovative solutions to problems.

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New Solution Processing Methods for Organic Electronic Devices

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The field of organic electronics has seen a lot of interest in recent years. On the whole, the performance and efficiency of organic electronic devices are not typically as high as inorganic-based electronics. However, their unique properties – especially their flexibility, conformability and thinness compared the more rigid inorganic materials – have seen them being used for specific applications and in areas where the properties of conventional inorganic-based electronics are not suitable.

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On Engineering in Crisis: Choosing Gratitude

Article | April 29, 2020

It is important to find a balance right now and keep yourself surrounded by people you love, your family and friends. Stress is bound to happen during these extraordinary times. Meditation and connecting with yourself would help reduce any anxiety or panic that the mind creates. I am grateful that I am safe and healthy surrounded with my family, and I am thankful for having the gifts of life. It is up to us, to be grateful or be stressed. I treat this time as a luxury, time that I would have never gotten in my hustling life. I am trying to tick all the items in my to-do checklist that I have been postponing due to lack of time.

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Since Matsunaga Geo-Survey was founded in 1978 in Tokyo, our mission has been the leading service provider for the collection and interpretation of data relating to the earth’s surface and sub-surface and for associated services and advice in support of civil engineering. The company's activities have been carried out mainly in Japan, and are primarily aimed at: civil engineering, geotechnical, construction industry and mining sector.

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