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NOCoE Talking Workforce at SXSW EDU

Smarter Workforce, Smarter Car, Smarter Community | March 8, 2018 11:00AM - 12:00PM
 
Soon, transportation will undergo a connectivity revolution. Cars will talk with each other and with traffic signals, work zones, and even pedestrian smart phones. How will the workforce evolve in this new world of connected cars and smart communities?

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The What, Why, and How of Cybersecurity for IT and OT

Our transportation agencies are on the cutting edge of Information Technology with Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Integrated & Active Corridors, Software Applications, and Multiple Networks. It has never been more critical to properly define and understand the basics of a Cyber Security Program. Every agency should be clear on why is it important? How are they exposed? What are the risks? How IT and Cyber Security work together? What are the available resources? Who needs to be engaged and when? How to develop a program? Read More

NOCoE Needs Your Help Improving Its Technical Service Offerings!

The National Operations Center of Excellence is currently evaluating its suite of services from 2016, in order to identify improvements for future offerings. Please visit the link below, and answer a series of questions about each of the services that you participated in during 2016. Based on your level of participating in previous services, we anticipate the survey will take between 5 and 20 minutes to complete.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nocoefeedback2016 Read More

Patrick Son Announced as Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the National Operations Center of Excellence has named Patrick Son, P.E., as its Managing Director, effective August 3, 2016.

Son is a registered civil engineer with more than 10 years of experience including transportation and traffic planning, design, operations, and construction inspection. Son has also managed and worked in a nonprofit environment working directly with transportation stakeholders and is actively involved in volunteer engagement.  Read More

Call for Feedback: Arizona Regional TIM Summit

In December 2015, The Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and the Maricopa County Department of Transportation hosted a Regional Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Summit in Phoenix, Arizona. This event was sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) along with Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation and Federal Highway Administration. Read More

The TIM Summit, December 9-10th 2015, By Tom Kern

The Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Maricopa County Department of Transportation hosted the Southwest Regional Incident Management (TIM) Summit in Phoenix, AZ, December 9-10th. This event was sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) as well as by the Federal Highway Authority. The word Summit was used deliberately by the organizers, rather than conference, symposium, or meeting. Read More

Blank Canvas

My daughter had wished for some art supplies this past Christmas. As focused as she was on her science classes at college, she needed a diversion - something to take her away from the every day stresses of being a college student. The art of drawing proved to be the escape she needed. Santa was kind to her and gave her the gift she had wished for - lots of paint, brushes and blank canvas! She has been painting away ever since using her vivid imagination. At this point, you may be wondering how is this tied to the National Operations Center of Execellence (NOCoE). Read More