Redshift

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  • To Prepare for the Workforce of the Future, Start Upskilling Employees Today

    To Prepare for the Workforce of the Future, Start Upskilling Employees Today

    Are you ready for the workforce of the future? Watch the video to learn why upskilling employees now will help them adapt to today’s technological challenges and embrace tomorrow’s changes.

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  • Switching on Electric Construction Equipment Can Make Jobsites Greener

    Switching on Electric Construction Equipment Can Make Jobsites Greener

    A new generation of electric construction equipment—heavy machinery such as excavators and cranes—plugs in for greener jobsites. It’ll be the biggest thing since Dylan went electric.

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  • Tech’s Breath of Fresh Air Is Improving Patient Outcomes in COVID-19 Treatment

    Tech’s Breath of Fresh Air Is Improving Patient Outcomes in COVID-19 Treatment

    As governments struggle to flatten the COVID-19 curve, here are three tech innovators revamping ventilators to help in improving patient outcomes.

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  • 6 Ways to Start Upskilling for the Future of Manufacturing

    6 Ways to Start Upskilling for the Future of Manufacturing

    Are robots coming for your job? Stay in demand by upskilling for the future of manufacturing with these six ways to bridge the growing machine-human gap.

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  • How CFOs Orchestrate a Resilient Business at a Time of Peak Uncertainty

    How CFOs Orchestrate a Resilient Business at a Time of Peak Uncertainty

    CFOs must try to maintain a resilient business even in the most uncertain times. Here, Autodesk’s CFO discusses reckoning business with the pandemic, climate change, and racial equity.

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  • Sustainable Construction Materials: Building a Cleaner, Healthier World [E-book]

    Sustainable Construction Materials: Building a Cleaner, Healthier World [E-book]

    Designing and building with more sustainable construction materials contributes not only to overall health but also to the health of the planet. Read the e-book to learn more.

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  • How Can Leaders Confront the Skills Gap in Manufacturing After COVID-19?

    How Can Leaders Confront the Skills Gap in Manufacturing After COVID-19?

    Closing the skills gap in manufacturing is crucial to growth and competitiveness post–COVID-19. Here, an MIT professor speaks on upskilling workers by combining digital and hands-on learning.

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  • The Success of Mass-Timber Building Hinges on Creating a Solid Supply Chain

    The Success of Mass-Timber Building Hinges on Creating a Solid Supply Chain

    Wood construction is omnipresent in North America, but mass-timber building remains relatively unknown. To expand adoption of this sustainable material, a robust supply chain is vital.

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  • How a Solar Light From Down Under Fights Energy Poverty Where It’s Needed Most

    How a Solar Light From Down Under Fights Energy Poverty Where It’s Needed Most

    An Australian charity is using design smarts, community involvement, and partnership to combat one of the biggest but lesser-known forms of privation: energy poverty.

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  • Can a 3D-Printed Boat Design Inspire a Sea Change in the Marine Industry?

    Can a 3D-Printed Boat Design Inspire a Sea Change in the Marine Industry?

    Moi Composites has created a 3D-printed boat design that would have been inconceivable to produce using traditional boatbuilding fabrication methods.

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  • This Stockholm Megaproject Might Just Make Construction Digitization Mainstream

    This Stockholm Megaproject Might Just Make Construction Digitization Mainstream

    A massive urban-infrastructure project in Stockholm is transforming the city's aging commuter nexus, with construction digitization playing a decisive role.

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  • How One German Company Is Going Full Steam Ahead With Maglev Technology

    How One German Company Is Going Full Steam Ahead With Maglev Technology

    German company Max Bögl has taken the next step in the development of maglev technology. China has recognized its huge potential for local transport.

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  • Can Generative Design Propel Sustainability in the Manufacturing Industry?

    Can Generative Design Propel Sustainability in the Manufacturing Industry?

    Consumers demand greener products and vote for them with their wallets. Could using generative design for products encourage sustainability in the manufacturing industry?

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  • Eyeing the C-Suite? Carve Out an Executive Career Path With Strategy

    Eyeing the C-Suite? Carve Out an Executive Career Path With Strategy

    What does it take to reach the C-suite? An Autodesk product executive shares strategies for aspiring leaders on setting an executive career path to reach the top levels in business.

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  • Could Public-Private Partnership in Infrastructure Development Build Resiliency?

    Could Public-Private Partnership in Infrastructure Development Build Resiliency?

    As demand for infrastructure development coincides with COVID-19’s economic fallout, five articles and podcasts argue public-private partnership could help fund needed projects.

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  • Fix Those Pipes! Water Infrastructure Is Key to a Fast-Flowing Industrial Economy

    Fix Those Pipes! Water Infrastructure Is Key to a Fast-Flowing Industrial Economy

    America’s manufacturing economy depends on the increasingly leaky pipes undergirding the US water system—it’s time to start funding water-infrastructure upgrades.

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  • Paving a Path Toward Infrastructure Improvements Through Unlikely Alliances

    Paving a Path Toward Infrastructure Improvements Through Unlikely Alliances

    US infrastructure is crumbling, but one nonprofit connects public and private groups to make real, lasting improvements: creating better policy, combatting inequality, and improving access.

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  • For New Orleans–Based Firm, Architecture Is a Tool for Design Justice

    For New Orleans–Based Firm, Architecture Is a Tool for Design Justice

    Bryan C. Lee’s architecture and design-justice firm Colloqate Design explores racism, immigration, and gentrification through the built world.

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  • Designing for Social Distancing: Balancing Safety and Human Connection

    Designing for Social Distancing: Balancing Safety and Human Connection

    Designing for social distancing is about a lot more than tape on the floor and plexiglass. It requires an understanding of public health; human behavior; and, most of all, context.

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  • From Hospice to Hot-Air Balloon Thanks to VR Therapy

    From Hospice to Hot-Air Balloon Thanks to VR Therapy

    To improve the lives of hospice patients, students in a unique design program are creating immersive VR therapy experiences—for the era of COVID-19 and far beyond.

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