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NCDMM, AMT extend deadline for MTConnect Student Challenge

MTConnect is an open, HTTP- and XML-based communications standard used to enhance interoperability and information sharing between manufacturing equipment, devices and software applications. The MTConnect Student Challenge intended to find creative uses of the standard in manufacturing and it's open to all U.S. college students. The deadline for ideation submissions has been extended to December 15, 2015. Cash prizes total $33,000.

Trucking industry, military test driverless vehicles

An increasingly mobile international economy has led to the disruption of some transport markets. Google already revealed its plan to make its driverless cars available, leaving analysts to predict the next likely transport sector to adopt the emergent driverless technology.

Spotlight: Army KM efforts disparate

Knowledge management efforts have been embedded within the Army for years, but there is very little uniformity or interaction across the service, said Army officials Oct. 17 while speaking on a panel at KMWorld in Washington, D.C.

Army to scrap its patchwork ECM system

Army Knowledge Online, the service branch's long-standing enterprise content management and collaboration system, could soon be shuttered in favor of a new Army enterprise email system. The Army's

U.S. Army poised to embrace smartphones in a big way

The U.S. Army is getting in on the smartphone craze. Lt. Gen. Michael Vane, head of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, while speaking to reporters last week, said the results from a number of

Pilot program gives soldiers smartphones to help them perform their duties

The U.S. Army is testing a plethora of smartphones as part of a pilot program designed to test the usefulness of giving soldiers both in the field and in administrative areas access to mobile

U.S. Army puts Mark Logic to work in battle command

Mark Logic recently announced that the U.S. Army's Battle Command Knowledge System (BCKS) has implemented MarkLogic Server to support a mission-essential knowledge management (KM) and information