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How CTA is Staying Afloat in the Rideshare and Micromobility Era: A Conversation with Steve Schlickman

From motor scooters to shared bikes and ridehailing, city dwellers now have more options than ever before to choose how they get from one point to the next. New mobility providers offer an attractive array of services and have managed to draw in more and more users every year. These new users have come at[…]

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Weekend Digest: March 8, 2019

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is a breakdown of noteworthy items we discovered throughout the week. More from this week’s theme: Autonomous Vehicles Disrupting Public Transportation “Are Uber and Lyft hurting or helping public transit?”“How can cities boost transit ridership? Add more bikes.” “The road to seamless urban mobility.” What our team is reading this week:[…]

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Weekend Digest: March 1, 2019

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is a breakdown of noteworthy items we discovered throughout the week. More from this week’s theme: Mobility Modernized “China is building a 5G smart highway for autonomous cars and AI traffic monitoring” https://bit.ly/2GDpbGA “How to Use Data to Get Micro-Transit Right” https://bit.ly/2SyLe2p“Boston looks to regulate e-scooters, ‘micro-mobility’ companies like Bird, Lime” https://bit.ly/2NybqJy[…]

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Weekend Digest: February 22, 2019

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is a breakdown of noteworthy items we discovered throughout the week. More from this week’s theme: Autonomous Tech Driving Change in the Freight Industry “China is building a 5G smart highway for autonomous cars and AI traffic monitoring” https://bit.ly/2GDpbGA “Navigant research report shows highly automated vehicle deployments expected to reach 34 million”[…]

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Strengthening the aviation maintenance workforce

With more people aging out of the workforce than coming in, industries are adopting new strategies to address growing skills gaps. The aviation sector is no different. Last week, we sat down with aviation consultant Ed Glueckler to discuss workforce development in aviation maintenance. Read on for his thoughts on this industry’s labor force woes,[…]

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Weekend Digest: February 8th, 2019

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is a breakdown of noteworthy items we discovered throughout the week. More from this week’s theme: Innovations in the Manufacturing Workplace Image sourced from Modern Machine Shop.   “Emotions Matter: Thanks to a culture change founded on a commitment to emotional intelligence, this mold supplier solved its skilled labor problem and[…]

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Weekend Digest: October 5th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Cybersecurity in Manufacturing           “Understand Vulnerabilities Inherent to Manufacturing Cybersecurity”: https://bit.ly/2zKvFi3 “Tracking Cybersecurity Threats in Manufacturing”: https://bit.ly/2QlbNHG “Many Manufacturers Still Falling Short in Cybersecurity”: https://bit.ly/2MZkyGA What our team[…]

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Weekend Digest: September 28th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: AI in Healthcare           “How Does AI Fit Into Healthcare’s Priorities for 2018”: https://bit.ly/2Q9GXSj Facebook is using AI to help bolster their suicide prevention efforts: https://bit.ly/2OOPKsM Accenture Survey: “Healthcare: Walking[…]

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Discovering Tokaj: A Trip to the Storied Hungarian Wine Region

At the end of August, FB International’s partner, Rick Perry, was invited on a trip to Budapest and the Tokaj region of Hungary to learn firsthand about the history of wine-making in the region and what makes Tokaj “terroir” so special. Rick’s account of his trip is featured below as are a selection of photos[…]

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Weekend Digest: September 21st, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Blog–STEM and Diversifying the Talent Pipeline   How ISTI’s STEM Challenge Creates a More Inclusive & Diverse Talent Pipeline: An Interview with Mark Harris, President and CEO   What our team is[…]

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