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MIS Course - a look at two very cool technologies

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Cool Technologies

  1. 1. Good Year & OSUMC Elaine Mom  MGMT500
  2. 2. Good Year Teams up with Sandia <ul><li>Government-owned/contractor operated </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Dept of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Science-based technologies </li></ul><ul><li>8500 Employees </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sandia’s Mission – 4 Key Areas <ul><li>Nuclear Weapons </li></ul><ul><li>Energy, Resources and Nonproliferation </li></ul><ul><li>Defense Systems & Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Homeland Security & Defense </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Government-industry partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Access to labs </li></ul><ul><li>Developed better tires </li></ul><ul><li>Funds about 90% of the joint work </li></ul>
  5. 5. OSUMC, FMC & ROBOTS <ul><li>Ohio State University Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>Partnered with Cisco Systems for wireless service </li></ul><ul><li>Solved staffing shortages with robots </li></ul>
  6. 6. ROBOTS from FMC <ul><li>Each transporter uses laser guidance for getting around hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Carries signature map which is stored in memory </li></ul><ul><li>Receive duty schedules from central computer system </li></ul>A robot used in the ATS (automated transport system)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Move materials through hallways and multiple floors </li></ul><ul><li>9 dedicated elevators and 264 pick-up and drop-off locations </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated obstacle detection </li></ul>ROBOTS from FMC A robot used for delivering laboratory specimens awaits the elevator