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Mary Bunzel – Educating the Workforce of the Future

In this week's Industrial Talk Podcast we're talking to Mary Bunzel, Executive Director of the Connected Systems Institute (“CSI”) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee about “The need to educate the Workforce of the Future”. Mary and her team at CSI are leading the way with “hands-on” solutions and training to... Read More

CSI In Action: An Update from Our Executive Director

It is almost Thanksgiving and, as always, I ask myself where did the time go? The last six months here at Connected Systems Institute (CSI) has been a whirlwind of activity, each action moving us closer and closer to our official opening. And what is that? What does “official opening”... Read More

2019 IoTTC Annual Meeting – Day 1 Recap

Yesterday I traveled to Milwaukee, WI for the IoTTC 2019 Annual Meeting. The 2-day event, jointly hosted by University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Rockwell Automation brought together a group of thought leaders to share insights, research, and best practices around the human side of digital transformation. Read More

Microsoft gifts $1.5M to UWM’s Connected Systems Institute

Microsoft Corp. is gifting $1.5 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Connected Systems Institute, a learning and research hub focused on the industrial internet of things. Read More

Microsoft Corp. President Announces Donation worth more than $1.5 Million to UW-Milwaukee’s Connected Systems Institute

Microsoft Corp. President Brad Smith pledged a donation worth more than $1.5 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Connected Systems Institute Monday afternoon at UWM’s new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. The announcement was part of Smith’s keynote speech to the IoT Talent Consortium annual meeting, hosted by Rockwell Automation and UWM. Read More