Sponsored by the Randall W. Lewis Family Foundation
Additional contribution by Union Bank
The SoCal Transformation Database is a centralized digital repository for the Southern California region to easily access a diverse variety of expert intelligence on areas of pertinence to the long term reinvention of our region post pandemic times. Creative ideas and best practices from both the public and private sectors will be available for free to best prepare our communities to save lives and jobs when the next crisis occurs.
Community groups, businesses, public agencies, schools, economists, and philanthropic organizations may take advantage of the relevant research available on programs, initiatives, articles, white papers, webinars, websites, forums and videos. These resources will make it easier to research, store, display, share and deliver information to civic, academic and economic leaders.
To submit a URL or upload a document for submission to the database, contact Christopher at email@example.com.
Newsom Budget Points to a Regional, Inclusive Way Forward
With his latest proposal, Governor Newsom has placed the leverage of the state budget behind many priorities of the California Economic Summit and its regional, interconnected approach to solving the state’s complex challenges.
2017 California General Plan Broadband Policy Pages
“Dig once” policies can help ensure efficiencies and reduce costs among circulation infrastructure. The underlying premiseof a “dig once” policy is to coordinate conduit construction with unrelated civil works projects, such as digging up the roadsand sewer construction, to create a usable infrastructure for future network deployment/provisioning.
Remove barriers to technology adoption for people in poverty
Financial, informational and other constraints lower the adoption of welfare-improving technologies amongst people living in poverty. Field trials have identified effective strategies to facilitate behaviour change. Researchers and policymakers need to apply this knowledge, and form institutional partnerships to implement solutions at scale.
Incorporating Wired Broadband Facility on State Highway Right-of-Way User Guide
2018 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan Guidelines
Whereas, on April 28, 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 1 (Beall, Chapter 5 Statutes of 2017) known as the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, and created the Solutions for Congested Corridors Program to fund projects that make specific performance improvements and are part of a comprehensive corridor plan designed to reduce congestion in highly traveled corridors by providing more transportation choices while preserving the character of local community and creating opportunities for neighborhood enhancement projects ...
Ontario Is Investing For the 21st Century
Ontario, California, a fast-growing city in the Inland Empire, leverages its growth with an ambitious fiber-to-the-home network.
Fiber Master Plan, City of Rancho Cucamonga
Progressive communities are relying upon municipal fiber-optic networks to thrive in the new digital world. As municipalities continue to adopt technology platforms, more emphasis is being placed on meeting the growing demands of their constituents through digital systems. Municipalities that have invested in fiber infrastructure realize the importance of these assets to their governmental operations and are beginning to leverage them to bring next-generation broadband to their communities.
THE LOMA LINDA CONNECTED COMMUNITY STANDARD
The Loma Linda Connected Community Standard, hereinafter “The Loma Linda Standard” was brought about as a public-private partnership between the City of Loma Linda, California, its citizens, and real estate developers to foster standardized, high-quality communications assets for both new construction, and existing homes and businesses.
Commission-Approved CASF Projects
Digital 395 Interactive Project Map
Digital 395 Middle Mile project is building a new 583-mile, fiber network that mainly follows the U.S. Route 395 highway, a major transportation corridor between southern and northern California, which passes through Nevada.
Economic, Environmental Benefits of Broadband
A lengthy document released by The American Consumer Institute reviewed industry and academic material, including 181 referenced items, to quantify the existing and future impacts of broadband. The paper stated that greenhouse gas reductions, resulting from the deployment and utilization of broadband Internet access, could exceed 1.1 billion tons over 10 years.
Broadband Spread: First the Route, Then the Tech
California's Broadband Council held its first meeting aimed at allowing stakeholders to identify key communications corridors across the state. This will roll into the plan to develop the state's broadband infrastructure, delivering services to 98 percent of households, which is one of the council's legislative goals.
California Broadband Council
The California Broadband Council (CBC) was established by SB 1462 (Chapter 338, Statutes of 2010) to promote broadband deployment in unserved and underserved areas of the state as defined by the Public Utilities Commission, and broadband adoption throughout the state.
Can the Internet Help Save the Environment? Yes.
We’ve all heard of the ways we can help save the planet, such as conserving energy in our homes and driving fewer miles in our cars. Such common environmentally-conscious strategies become a lot easier when technology supports our efforts. It turns out that high-speed Internet—also known as broadband— can do exactly that.
County of Los Angeles COVID-19 Economic Resiliency Task Force Infrastructure Development and Construction Sector Recommendation Report
In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, the County must strengthen its commitment to sustainability, equity, and resilience in order to create a pathway for investment in a safe, healthy, and inclusive future.
Four Technologies Affecting Enterprise Networks
Network Engineers are responsible for ensuring availability and speed of the network to business users. Given the role, there are a number of technologies they should consider when planning any upgrades to an enterprise network.
Los Angeles County Economic Resiliency Task Force Comprehensive Report
California Interactive Broadband Map
City of Los Angeles Micro-trenching Ordinance
"Micro-trenching" shall mean a narrow open excavation trench for the purpose of installing a subsurface pipe or conduit. The trench shall be less than or equal to 8 inches in width and less than or equal to 26 inches in depth, or as otherwise defined by the City Engineer in an adopted Standard Plan.
ALL WORK SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LATEST STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION (SSPWC) "GREENBOOK" ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AS AMENDED BY THE LATEST CORRESPONDING CITY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS "BROWNBOOK"
Digital technology and COVID-19
The year 2020 should have been the start of an exciting decade in medicine and science, with the development and maturation of several digital technologies that can be applied to tackle major clinical problems and diseases.
Wired Broadband Facilities on State Highway Right of Way
California Governor’s Executive Order S-23-06 (PDF) Twenty-First Century Government directed the establishment of the California Broadband Task Force, of which the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is a member, to bring together public and private stakeholders to better facilitate broadband installation, identify opportunities for increased broadband adoption, and enable access to and deployment of new advanced communication technologies.
BROADBAND AS A GREEN STRATEGY
Broadband (high-speed Internet access) is an essential 21st Century infrastructure and a necessity for California’s future global competitiveness, prosperity, and high quality of life. The use of diverse broadband driven applications also has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption, helping meet local, state, and federal air quality standards.
The future of in-store technology
This paper introduces a conceptual framework for understanding new and futuristic in-store technology infusions. First, we develop a 2 × 2 typology of different innovative and futuristic technologies focusing on their level of convenience and social presence for the consumer.
Preparing and responding to 2019 novel coronavirus with simulation and technology-enhanced learning for healthcare professionals: challenges and opportunities in China
In December 2019, a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first recognised in Wuhan, Hubei Province in China, and rapidly spread to other domestic areas in China and internationally. Similar to other severe infectious disease outbreaks including severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Ebola and even influenza, the COVID-19 could lead to high morbidity and mortality.
A 3-dimensional analysis for evaluating technology emergence indicators
Technology emergence has become a hot topic in R&D policy and management communities. Various methods of measuring technology emergence have been developed.
The future of technology and marketing: a multidisciplinary perspective
New technologies have revolutionized nearly every aspect of human existence, including the ways that firms market products and services to consumers. Along with now familiar innovations like the Internet, greater computing capacity, mobile devices and applications, and social media, more radical innovations are emerging.
Perceived usability evaluation of Microsoft Teams as an online learning platform during COVID-19 using system usability scale and technology acceptance model in India
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a physical shutdown of all types of educational institutes worldwide due to which the education delivery has now shifted to an “online only” exclusivity model.
How hospitals in mainland China responded to the outbreak of COVID-19 using information technology–enabled services: An analysis of hospital news webpages
Many countries have implemented quarantine rules during the global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In this study, we investigate how information technology (IT) helped hospitals in mainland China better respond to the outbreak of the pandemic.
The Brew’s Guide to 5G
5G stands for fifth-generation cellular network technology, the next major development in wireless communications. While companies preach about the 5G “revolution” and governments scramble to win a “race,” we’re often left scratching our heads.
In this guide, we’ll get you up to speed on what matters about 5G.
Risk Management in Information Technology
This study has examined risk management planning in the field of Information Technology in industrial companies. Today, information is considered a valuable factor along with other factors of production. With rapid technological change, globalization and the expansion of efficient domain are among the requirements for achieving competitive advantage.
U.K. to Ban Huawei From Its 5G Networks Amid China-U.S. Tensions
The British government said it would bar telecom companies from purchasing new equipment made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co. for their 5G networks in a further sign of the deteriorating relations between Beijing and the West.
The business response to Covid-19: The CEP-CBI survey on technology adoption
Given the unprecedented economic shock brought about by Covid-19, timely research on
businesses is required to inform policy as it evolves, hopefully, from the rescue phase into the
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Technology use to Support the Wellbeing of Children
In March of 2020 with the onslaught of the COVID-19 the lives of working adults changed exponentially, and so did the lives of children. The virus disrupted life as we know it, the effects of which we are only beginning to realize.
Financial Technology: Review of Trends, Approaches and Management
Technological innovation and digitization have posed a challenge to the financial sector globally. Fintech is the term used to designate the application of new technologies to financial services. The aim of the study is to analyse this research subject worldwide during the period 1975–2019.
LITERATION OF EDUCATION AND INNOVATION BUSINESS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
The low level of Indonesian Human Resources is due to the lack of mastery of educational technology Literacy and Entrepreneurial Innovation, due to the mental attitude and mastery of Education Technology and Entrepreneurship Innovation Technology that can be subjected to or agents of reliable development.
Finance, technology and disruption
In this paper, we assess how recent technology advances have changed the way we coordinate. After a brief discussion of the common challenges to effective coordination, we highlight some important implications of technology on addressing informational and behavioral frictions.
Information Technology Industry
In general, information technology covers all aspects of managing and processing information. The last decade of 20th century has witnessed information technology to have revolutionary effect on the lives of people.
EVALUATION OF THE EXPEDIENCY OF TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION: A CASE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
The ability to timely and objectively evaluate the expediency of technology commercialising is a crucial step for R&D organisations. It is a game with business success, which could enable to operate technologies efficiently and prevent unproductive investments.
TECH Amazon launches $1 billion fund to invest in warehouse technologies
Amazon on Thursday launched a $1 billion fund to invest in companies developing supply chain, logistics and fulfillment technologies. The first round of investments will focus on technologies that can speed up deliveries and improve the safety of workers in its warehouses. Start-ups backed by the new fund include Modjoul, a company developing wearable safety technology that issues alerts and recommendations aimed at reducing injuries.
Using Technology to Maintain the Education of Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique challenge to surgical residency programs. Due to the restrictions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other organizations, the educational landscape for surgical residents is rapidly changing.
Technology-related knowledge, skills, and attitudes of pre- and in-service teachers: The current situation and emerging trends
This is the introductory article for the special issue “Technology-related knowledge, skills, and attitudes of pre- and in-service teachers”. The eight articles in the special issue are structured accordingly, and we demonstrate how they contribute to knowledge in these three areas.
Leading teams in the digital age: Four perspectives on technology and what they mean for leading teams
Digital technologies are changing the nature of teamwork in ways that have important implications for leadership. Though conceptually rich and multi-disciplinary, much of the burgeoning work on technology has not been fully integrated into the leadership literature.
A Survey of Multi-Access Edge Computing in 5G and Beyond: Fundamentals, Technology Integration, and State-of-the-Art
Driven by the emergence of new compute-intensive applications and the vision of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is foreseen that the emerging 5G network will face an unprecedented increase in traffic volume and computation demands.
On the environmental impacts of 3D printing technology
The introduction of new materials is tied to the rapid development of manufacturing processes. AM is an industrial process that has been widely employed in different industries in the past few years.
Communications in the 6G Era
The focus of wireless research is increasingly shifting toward 6G as 5G deployments get underway. At this juncture, it is essential to establish a vision of future communications to provide guidance for that research. In this paper, we attempt to paint a broad picture of communication needs and technologies in the timeframe of 6G.
Realising the potential of thermoelectric technology: a Roadmap
All machines from jet engines to microprocessors generate heat, as do manufacturing processes ranging from steel to food production. Thermoelectric generators (TEGs) are solid-state devices able to convert the resulting heat flux directly into electrical power.
Cloud Computing and Its Role in the Information Technology
The concept of Cloud Computing has been distinguished as one of the major computing models in recent years. Cloud computing has become a great innovation that has important consequences not just for services on the internet but also for the entire Information technology (IT) market.
How Does the Use of Information Communication Technology Affect Individuals? A Work Design Perspective
People design and use technology for work. In return, technology shapes work and people. As information communication technology (ICT) becomes ever more embedded in today’s increasingly digital organizations, the nature of our jobs and employees’ work experiences are strongly affected by ICT use.
Rapid implementation of mobile technology for real-time epidemiology of COVID-19
The rapidity with which severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spreads through a population is defying attempts at tracking it, and quantitative polymerase chain reaction testing so far has been too slow for real-time epidemiology.
Blockchain as a disruptive technology for business: A systematic review
Blockchain is the latest ‘disruptive innovation’ that has caught scholars’ attention. It is the underlying technology for Bitcoin and other digital currencies.
Research on term extraction technology in computer field based on wireless network technology
Wireless technology allows one or more devices to communicate without the need for a physical connection. Wireless technology and wired technology applications use a wireless frequency transmission device for transmitting data while using a cable.
Sustainable Recycling Technology for Li-Ion Batteries and Beyond: Challenges and Future Prospects
Tremendous efforts are being made to develop electrode materials, electrolytes, and separators for energy storage devices to meet the needs of emerging technologies such as electric vehicles, decarbonized electricity, and electrochemical energy storage. However, the sustainability concerns of lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) and next-generation rechargeable batteries have received little attention.
“Old IT system” slows financial help for unemployed
Surge in unemployment claims plagued by old IT system. California’s coronavirus death model comes under scrutiny. All-mail election looks likely.
Google’s new transatlantic data cable to land in Cornwall
Google has announced plans to build a new undersea network cable connecting the US, UK and Spain.
AT&T Announces Nationwide 5G Network
On Thursday, AT&T announced its low-band 5G network is now available to 205 million Americans. That’s a key milestone for the carrier, because the Federal Communication Commission qualifies a “nationwide” network as one that’s available to 200 million consumers.
5G network-based Internet of Things for demand response in smart grid: A survey on application potential
Emerging 5G networks and 5G-based Internet of Things (IoTs) can doubtless provide better infrastructure for DR, owing to 5G’s advantages of fast transfer speed, high reliability, robust security, low power consumption, and massive number of connections. However, nearly none of the existing studies have applied 5G technology to DR, which will be the subject surveyed in this paper.
Going down? Maybe not. State reports technical glitch led to COVID-19 undercount
The buggy system was revealed a day after Gov. Gavin Newsom reported a welcome drop in the state’s positivity rate. An undercount hampers counties’ ability to investigate cases.
Prospective Multiple Antenna Technologies for Beyond 5G
Multiple antenna technologies have attracted much research interest for several decades and have gradually made their way into mainstream communication systems. Two main benefits are adaptive beam-forming gains and spatial multiplexing, leading to high data rates per user and per cell, especially when large antenna arrays are adopted.
COVID-19 and the Need for a National Health Information Technology Infrastructure
The US health system is unarguably overdue for a real-time, technology-driven, surveillance and reporting infrastructure to respond effectively to public health emergencies.
The African nation aiming to be a hydrogen superpower
A proposed green hydrogen project is set to be "the third revolution of Lüderitz," says Mr Balhoa, a member of the town council. He hopes that the project will train and employ local people, or "Buchters" as they affectionately call themselves - bringing down the town's 55% unemployment rate.