Industry 4.0 is a term that has been used in the last few years, to refer to the use of new technologies in factories and the important changes that this entails. The chances are that the use of technology will continue to grow, creating altogether a new manufacturing process in which technology will be the very basis.
Investments in environmental stewardship have grown substantially since the Paris agreements of 2015. The Regional Government of Castile and Leon has chosen to invest in projects that improve the energy efficiency of our cities.
This week I travelled to Oporto to attend the official launching of a European Project for the building of capacities LAPASSION (Latin-America Practices and Soft Skills for an Innovation Oriented Network). Our research group, BISITE, will collaborate in the project.
Last Friday I met with the managers of Discovergy, the leading provider of Smart Metering technology and services, and one of the participants of the DREAM GO project, together with the BISITE Group and other organizations from the USA and Portugal.
We have grown to care more about the environment and believe that sustainable transport in cities is paramount. Bicycles seem to have become an alternative form of transport and there is an increasing number of cycling enthusiasts.
New technologies have an increasingly significant impact on our lives. They not only change the way we communicate with one another, but also many other aspects of our day to day, such as our social and shopping habits. Searching for employment and the recruitment of workers have also been revolutionized, since new technologies provide new ways of finding talented employees wherever they are. This aspect turns the internet into a global tool.
Human resource management is an important element of businesses. It is a decisive factor, if well done it can make an organization competitive and successful. This is the focus of the Sogecloud project (Auto adaptive social machine for corporate management in the cloud.
The University and the City Council of Salamanca sign an agreement which will aid the employment of young university students.