New Space Economy Ep. 1 l Shifting Government Space Exploration to an Emerging Industry
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by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
We have come an exponentially long way since the first satellite, Sputnik 1, launched into orbit in 1957. Today, there are thousands more. In this episode, MIT Professional Education’s Prof. Olivier de Weck and Prof. Alessandro Golkar discuss the history of human exploration in space and the first satellites that orbited planet Earth. The conversation between the two experts is an intriguing discussion that leaves us wanting to learn more about the future of space exploration. Most importantly, it gives us insight into the New Space Economy—the booming space industry today. Find more informati ..read more
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Intro: New Space Economy Series
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by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
The New Space Economy is not just the future anymore. It is already here. Welcome to the MIT Professional Education new podcast miniseries. In this remarkable series, you will explore conversations amongst the space industry’s leading professionals detailing how to navigate new opportunities in the New Space Economy. From the latest technology to business insight, you will learn the role of commercial space in interplanetary exploration. You will quickly recognize that what everyone has been saying is true—eventually, everyone needs some space ..read more
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Conversations on Strategic Sustainability Ep. 4 l LCAs for National Energy Technology Laboratories
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by MIT Professional Education
2M ago
In this episode of ‘Conversations on Strategic Sustainability,’ Dr. Jeremy Gregory speaks about impressive processes with National Energy Technology Laboratories’ Senior Environmental Engineer, Timothy Skone. Skone and Gregory discuss Skone’s vast experience conducting Life Cycle Assessments for National Energy Technology Laboratories and for the Department of Energy. The two discuss the scope, compliance with policies, strategies for sustainability, and interpretation of results of LCAs. Tune in for an exciting discussion about Life Cycle Assessments now ..read more
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Conversations on Strategic Sustainability Ep. 3 l Significant findings from a Life Cycle Assessment Consultant
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by MIT Professional Education
3M ago
In this episode, Dr. Jeremy Gregory interviews Dr. Bill Flanagan, who shares his riveting insight into the challenges faced as a Life Cycle Assessment Consultant, as well as how he quantifies environmental impacts to ensure companies meet their sustainability needs. Dr. Gregory and Dr. Flanagan cover topics related to transforming waste into functional products, delivering assessment results, and the mind-blowing outcomes of completing life cycle assessments ..read more
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Conversations on Strategic Sustainability Ep. 2 l The Different Levels of Life Cycle Thinking
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by MIT Professional Education
3M ago
In this episode of ‘Conversations on Strategic Sustainability,’ Dr. Jeremy Gregory is joined by Canadian-born Dr. Andre Yvon-Bessette, who works at Dow Chemical. Dr. Bessette specializes in conducting LCA for various product lines-particularly in the polyurethane business-and helping to ensure that new sustainability initiatives are commercially viable. In this podcast, we learn about the finer details involved in such endeavors, such as adhering to certain evolving methodologies, the dynamics of working with clients and suppliers, and dealing with confidentiality of data ..read more
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Conversations on Strategic Sustainability Ep. 1 l Life Cycle Assessment Consulting with EarthShift Global
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by MIT Professional Education
4M ago
Do you know how to conduct a life cycle assessment? Also referred to as LCA, life cycle assessment denotes a methodology that helps to quantify the environmental pressures related to products, processes, and services, and helps organizations maximize their sustainability while streamlining manufacturing processes. EarthShift Global is an international consulting firm that supports large-scale organizations and startups alike in leveraging LCAs to enhance the efficiency and minimize the waste of their products. In this episode, MIT Professional Education´s Professor Jeremy Gregory interviews Li ..read more
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Intro: Conversations on Strategic Sustainability
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by MIT Professional Education
4M ago
Welcome to MIT Professional Education´s podcast series, ´Conversations on Strategic Sustainability.’ In this series, we explore the process of completing a life cycle assessment, a method that assists businesses in making strategic sustainability decisions among a broad range of factors that may otherwise go unrecognized. The series covers topics such as consulting, engaging with stakeholders, manufacturing, cost reduction, and data driven approaches to assessing environmental impacts for the maintenance of a reputable sustainable organization ..read more
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Ep. 8 | Automation & the new normal | Dr. Abel Sanchez
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by MIT Professional Education
4M ago
They say that human knowledge doubles every 12 months, and it’s expected that it will soon double every 12 hours! This information overload presents a challenge: We have exponential growth when it comes to knowledge and technology, yet we have linear growth when it comes to business. Discover this disparity with Dr. Abel Sanchez in today’s episode of the Digital Transformation Journey: Automation and the new normal ..read more
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Ep. 8 | Automatización y la nueva normalidad | Dr. Abel Sanchez
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by MIT Professional Education
4M ago
Actualmente, el conocimiento humano se duplica cada 12 meses y se espera que pronto se duplique en aproximadamente 12 horas. Esta sobredosis de información presenta un reto: actualmente tenemos un crecimiento exponencial respecto al conocimiento y la tecnología, pero en los negocios el crecimiento continúa siendo lineal. Descubre esta desigualdad con el Dr. Abel Sanchez en el episodio de hoy: Automatización y la nueva normalidad ..read more
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To Plan or Not to Plan | Prof. John R. Williams
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by MIT Professional Education
4M ago
Prof. John R. Williams, Director of the MIT Geospatial Data Center, explores how planning in the traditional sense is near impossible given the current environment and the influence of technologies in our daily lives ..read more
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