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POLICYSMART #7 John Ellis on Drones and the Future

You can no longer have a conversation about next generation transportation or intelligent transportation without talking about drones. Where will they operate? What are the right-of-way issues? What are the insurance issues? What are the questions that we’re not asking? John Ellis, the author of the Zero Dollar Car, joins Regina Hopper in this edition […]

POLICYSMART #6 Live From CES 2018

As transportation evolves, the way we think about transportation evolves, and at no place is that more apparent than at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada where transportation, technology, and entertainment converge. In this edition of POLICYSMART, Regina Hopper talks to electronic, tech, and auto experts to learn what’s next in transportation technology. […]

INTERSECT Speaker Series Kicks off in Richmond, VA

Written by Regina Hopper, SVP Global Public Policy, GRIDSMART In early December, GRIDSMART joined with the Virginia Department of Transportation, ATI21 and Amazon Web Services to continue the discussions from INTERSECT17.  As transportation departments across the country, both local and state, are grappling with the intersection of traditional and new technologies to move people further […]

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Responsible Vulnerability Disclosure to Vendors & Industry

Recently, I was asked by an event coordinator outside the Information Security industry to present a “live hack” on-stage during the opening day of their multi-day event. Clearly, performing a live-hack on stage has a lot of “ooh-aah” factor. My initial response was...

GRIT. Grime. Guts: Giant Steps

I am a bit of an aberration in my circle in the love of cats like Charlies Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, and Mr. John Coltrane. Now even those who “dig the improv” or have been “fractured by turnaround” probably don’t think of John Coltrane as a...

Warranties Made Simple

Our warranty process just got a whole lot simpler. Starting July 1, 2019, GRIDSMART will implement an automatic warranty process. What does that mean? Your product warranty will automatically go into effect when your product is shipped. Gone are the days of activating...

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RETURNING 2021

After much deliberation, and with much remorse, GRIDSMART has decided to cancel INTERSECT this year. The safety of our employees, distributors and customers is of utmost importance.