The EnviroTech Blog"The Why" and "The How" of modern software/tech adoption by the environmental industry
By switching from paper-based forms to a Mi-Co e-Forms solution, the NC Department of Agriculture has saved approximately $270K to date.
A modern web user interface gives you new tools to optimize workflows, including environmental performance factors such as fuel consumption.
Perfectionism, risk aversion, and “we’ve always done it this way” have slowed the adoption of modern technology in the environmental industry.
The brain processes visuals 60,000 times faster than text. FotoIN allows a field user to harness the power of this visual documentation with an easy-to-use app.
Managing seaweed forests can accomplish various ecological goals at the same time, and can be thought of as a complete solution.
PrecisionHawk is the enterprise drone platform that collects and analyzes data for better business outcomes, including environmental use cases.
One of the ETS2017 speakers in the Entrepreneur track was Dr. Jesko von Windheim. Dr. von Windheim is a technology entrepreneur who is focused primarily on early-stage innovations in the physical sciences. Key Takeaways of Presentation A comparison was made between...
Jess Ekstrom is the founder and CEO of Headbands of Hope, a company she started as a junior in college in 2012. For every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer.Her company has donated over 100,000 headbands to every children’s hospital in the...
One of the ETS2017 speakers in the Entrepreneur track was Tom Snyder. Tom is Executive Director of NC RIoT, a non-profit supporting Internet of Things and disruptive technology industry growth. He is co-instructor in Product Innovation Lab, a Forbes award winning...
The 2nd annual EnviroTech Summit is approaching fast…it’s in 2 weeks! This year we have a slightly different overarching theme for the event, which is to showcase really interesting environmental use cases where modern technology is being applied today.
We’re building a distributed global factory that anyone can access on-demand. We envision a future of on-demand manufacturing for everyone. Power is a function of the tangible value you or your organization can create.
For over 40 years ESC has reinvested all of our excess earnings back into our laboratory. We are committed to continuing to lead our industry in sustainable practices and technology and we look forward to sharing the benefits of these advancements with our clients.
Have you ever wondered why hardware companies like YSI that build field equipment don’t leverage smartphone technology, and instead want to sell you their own proprietary instrumentation?
Why, if the technology is available, shouldn’t we raise the bar and begin scrutinizing common environmental laboratory practices against the clinical and pharmaceutical laboratory industries, industries far more efficient and sustainable?
With Envirosite’s Workbench, you can receive Radius search and other environmental reports INSTANTLY, not the next day. No humans needed to process your stuff.
The demand for pay-as-you-go (unit-priced) environmental data deliverables is not something new. Cloud computing now makes it possible for environmental consulting firms to purchase software on an affordable per unit basis rather than as traditional licensed software.
We live in a digital age where smartphones are ubiquitous and “the cloud” provides universal access to information. With EnviroChain®, an online chain of custody (CoC) application, Promium is modernizing a data collection and entry process that has otherwise seen little change since the 1970’s.
The data I get from OVAs is always about the same: it’s just a simple qualitative number to compare against other readings at the same site. That’s it. Nothing more. Sure, using an OVA sounds great on paper (regulators love this stuff), but the practical application of its use leaves a lot to be desired.
Standalone software like Microsoft Word is being challenged by modern tools built from the ground up with the internet and collaboration in mind.
You can not embrace something with your arms crossed. While it is simpler to stick to the status quo and think: “why change what is not broken”… in a very competitive market, consultants must learn to embrace new technology.