August 20, 2019

Below are the Contents of our current ABL Technology Online News & Trendletter + Mimi Grant’s Blog

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>>>Glen Day is CEO of NVISNx LLC, which helps companies visually profile their data so they can better protect their most valuable digital assets and dispose of digital liabilities. NVISNx delivers the capabilities for an enterprise to operationally support each of the “7 Information Governance Principles” in a sustainable manner: Know: What information do we have? Locate: Where is it? Confirm: Who has access? Protect: How is it secured? Respond: Can we respond quickly? Keep: Are we retaining only what we need? Dispose: Are we purging everything else? Previously, Glen worked for EY as America’s Information Governance Leader, and America’s Cybersecurity Leader for High Tech, Healthcare and Life Sciences. He was also a Principal of Cyber Security & Privacy at Booz Allen Hamilton; a Commander in the U.S. Navy; and Chief Privacy Officer with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Glen has joined the West LA Round Table.

>>>Tushar Puri is CEO of Pegasus One, a software development company that delivers turn-key projects and provides flexible, on-demand staffing extensions for a company’s team. Since 2008, Pegasus One has been a software innovation partner for Fortune 500 and SMBs companies alike, including Disney, Honda, GE, Toshiba, Interstate Batteries, City National Bank, and more. With 97 employees, located in the US, Europe, and Asia, the company’s services include mobile app development, cloud/SaaS solutions, business and enterprise solutions, IoT, AI and machine learning. Industries served include finance, healthcare, retail, construction, sports, education, gaming, logistics, e-commerce, and insurance. Prior to launching Pegasus One, Tushar was a Project Manager at Walt Disney Internet Group and an AVP at GE Money Bank. Tushar has joined the Orange County Round Table.

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Blog by Mimi Grant

Is that a Robot at your door?

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August 20, 2019:  It’s not enough that motorists and pedestrians need to dodge Bird and Lime scooters, Amazon recently announced it will begin delivering some packages to Prime members in Irvine with a “small number” of its rolling, robotic Scout delivery vehicles. The initial automated robot deliveries will only occur Monday through Friday, during daylight hours, and will initially include an “Amazon Scout Ambassador” (I think that’s a human) to make sure that packages actually get delivered. Irvine is the Scout’s first expansion market beyond Amazon’s Seattle headquarters. And, while Amazon anticipates eventually it will use drones to make its deliveries, in the meantime the rolling robotic Scouts will soon be replacing larger human-driven vehicles whisking those free Same-Day, One-Day, and Two-Day shipped packages your way. And, if you’re flying in or out of SFO, stop by Terminal 3 to take a gander at Briggo’s latest barista. The automated gourmet coffee kiosk operates 24/7 without any on-site staff. . .CLICK TO READ REST OF BLOG