WSJ reported sporadic incidents highlighting intrusion of cyber spies in to US electricity grid over last few months. This has set alarm bells ringing in the US administration. Attackers through internet try to search around for weak links on the networks. Once inside the network, they have the same powers as that of system administrators. Read More →
Green building fad has just hit the world. Majority of new buildings are being conceived with green concepts now. It is very simple and easy to plan a green building when you are conceiving it but immense potential exists waiting to be tapped in case of old buildings. It is very clear that you can not bring about comprehensive changes in to the existing buildings but you can certainly tweak around a little wee bit to get appreciable savings.
Read More →
A hashtag is basically the Twitter equivalent of metadata on a message. If you want your website or energy-efficiency to be easily found in the search engines, you would add metadata in the website headers which will then be picked up by the Google spiders when they visit. Well, a hashtag is basically the Twitter equivalent. By appending hashtags to your tweets you help Twitter to easily link them.
When I read this piece of information on Google.org, I was a bit perplexed. I pondered about what is Google doing in the energy. Are they diversifying in to this core sector? This coming after recent news on Google buying a paper mill was a shocker for me. But when I dived deep in to the topic, it was then that real news dawned on me. And I was pleasantly surprised. The news had linkage to recent $787 Billion stimulus package approved by American congress. Read More →
Infrastructure projects are associated with huge capital investments and a defined timeline and related overrun expenses. These projects are monitored today with many sophisticated project management aids like Primavera, MS Projects and SAP project suites. When a project is conceived, it is having defined and measurable milestones and interlinking activities with specified durations. No project is planned for failure but it so happens that during the execution stage due to overruns and delays on many other accounts, projects get derailed and misses the deadlines.
Consider a big organization with fully developed and established legacy systems. Organization has been running its businesses for so many years with fully developed and matured legacy systems. Now with scaling up of operations and a need to achieve better harmonization amongst various departments of organization, management has deemed it fit to go out for an ERP implementation. Read More →
In another year ECBC is expected to come into force. ECBC promoted by BEE India was launched in the year 2007 but due to not enough capacities being available to implement the same, the implementation was delayed. But with rapid development of infrastructure and associated economic growth, it is expected that ECBC would come in to practice quite soon.
CVS or Computer Vision Syndrome has been plaguing about 70% of population spending about 6-8 hours daily on computers. Though the problems sets in if you are using computer daily for more than two hours but its effect gets compounded in case duration exceeds that period. Today most of us spend at least 4-6 hours staring at the computer screens. Our job profile has become like that. There will be many of us who would be spending close to 10 hours daily on the computer. But with increasing competition and demands of the job, you don’t have any other option. Some of us just can not leave the computer terminals.
Web world is rich repertoire of many useful information. We all web users have contributed towards making web world a rich informative source of information. Medical fraternity has contributed a lot towards making the web world rich in content. There are hordes of sites which are devoted exclusively towards our well being and health. Read More →