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ARCOS Founder Inducted Into BGSU 2018 Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame

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Our founder and visionary, Mitch McLeod, was inducted into the 2018 BGSU Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame.  Mitch set us on our path – and we are so incredibly proud of him.  Check out this video which pretty much sums up Mitch’s incredible leadership.  Only four inductees were chosen this year, and we think you’ll agree – this award is pretty special.

Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame 2018 – Mitch McCleod from Bowling Green State University.

…Mitch’s Acceptance Speech

Cleco Power Invests in Tool To Help Assess Storm Damage Recovery Costs

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As violent and damaging storms continue to wreak havoc on electricity distribution systems worldwide, it is becoming increasingly important for utilities to understand exactly how much money they spend on restoration costs for these events.

This week ARCOS announced that Cleco Power is implementing its solutions to help automate the way the utility responds to storms and major events within its service territory; restores service; and reports on associated costs with storm damage, with the primary focus for the tool being obtaining better insight on damage recovery costs.

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Is there a link between cybersecurity and preparedness plans?

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When was the last time you backed up your laptop, tablet or smartphone? I was recently asked whether or not there’s a link between cybersecurity and preparedness plans. If you have a good cybersecurity process in place, you’re always bracing for any situation – whether it’s an emergency response, a major storm, a terrorist attack, or other scenarios. Unlike a preparedness plan, which has a bit of a shelf life, a cybersecurity plan (and the technology underpinning it) changes daily.

With cybersecurity, you are (or should be) doing something daily to change the proverbial combination on your infrastructure’s lock.

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