Day: October 18, 2021

Google pushes Meet features for hybrid work challenges


Google’s future Satisfy functions deal with the issues faced by providers that prepare to enable staff split their workweek amongst household and the business. The enhancements depict the firm’s most recent endeavor to catch up with competition Zoom, Cisco and Microsoft.

This 7 days, at its Google Cloud Subsequent convention, Google mentioned hybrid work methods at a time when corporations are struggling to figure out what a return to the business will look like. When places of work reopen, companies dread a gap will variety amongst workers in the business office and those at dwelling.

“The one best fret ideal now is … that there is no unified society or successful collaboration involving these two groups,” said Constellation Investigation analyst Dion Hinchcliffe.

Google explained an impending companion method for Satisfy video conferences would handle this divide. The method makes it possible for conference-home attendees to be a part of

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Accenture sheds more light on August data breach


Accenture confirmed that threat actors connected to the LockBit ransomware group stole and leaked proprietary company info and breached prospects methods.

The disclosure was built Friday in the firm’s required yearly 10-K report with the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee the filing was initially noticed by Bleeping Personal computer. The money examination features a checklist of possibility factors, this sort of as competing firms or international economic conditions, that could finish up adversely impacting the firm’s stock cost.

Buried among that listing of pitfalls was discussion about how a information breach could effects equally Accenture’s individual organization as well as that of its buyers.

“In the course of the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021, we recognized irregular activity in a single of our environments, which involved the extraction of proprietary information and facts by a 3rd party, some of which was made accessible to the community by the third

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Michigan Tech Launches Traverse City Research Workspace

Michigan Technological University marked a milestone in its commitment to the Grand
Traverse region yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that formally opened its
Traverse Metropolis research workspace.

Located in the Traverse Link constructing at 202 Grandview Parkway, the analysis hub
is Michigan Tech’s inaugural workspace in Northern Reduced Michigan. 

“All of us at Michigan Tech are happy to take the next phase in our partnership with
the Grand Traverse region,” claimed Michigan Tech President Rick Koubek. “By developing
a physical existence in partnership with the local community, we’re amplifying chances
for analysis, expertise growth and academic outreach, both at the K-12 and submit-secondary

Michigan Tech President Rick Koubek speaks at a podium.
Michigan Tech President Rick Koubek speaks at the Oct. 4 formal opening of the Michigan
Tech Grand Traverse Space study workspace in the Traverse Hook up creating at 202
Grandview Parkway.

“We are happy to be the most important sponsor for Michigan Tech Grand Traverse Spot,”

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Q&A with Teaching Award Winner Mike Hyslop

Mike Hyslop is the recipient of Michigan Tech’s 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award
in the Assistant Professor/Lecturer/Professor of Practice category.

Mike Hyslop is a principal lecturer in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University. He received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in geography from Michigan State
University and is earning his Ph.D. in forest science from Michigan Tech. Prior to
joining MTU 26 years ago, Hyslop worked as a program specialist for the Great Lakes

“Mike is an outstanding teacher who is very effective at relating to students as they
develop their skills in geospatial sciences. His classes have significant lab and
field components, and these merge new technologies with understanding landscapes and
geomorphology. Mike cares about student learning, and has received our College distinguished
faculty member award from students on a number of occasions. Once students have taken
a class with Mike, he

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Q&A with Teaching Award Winner Melissa Baird

Melissa Baird is the recipient of Michigan Tech’s 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award
in the Associate Professor/Professor category.

Melissa Baird is an associate professor of anthropology in the Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, she earned her master’s and
doctorate at the University of Oregon. Her research has focused on the politics of
heritage within the extractive zone, such as mining or liquefied natural gas projects
and protest sites. She is also the current president of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies.

“Dr. Baird is a perfect example of the teacher scholar. She is a distinguished anthropologist
and president of her discipline’s national organization, yet she is also passionate
about her teaching and a great advocate for involving undergraduates in research.
Michigan Tech is fortunate to have her on the faculty!”David Hemmer, dean of the College of Sciences and

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