From the Highlands to the Lowlands, Cubic and Transport Scotland Deliver Intelligent Solutions
February 15, 2017
Guest Blogger: Chris Bax, vice president, ITS Global Strategy
For more than 20 years, Cubic has worked with Transport Scotland to deliver an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable transport system to serve Scotland’s daily commuters. Scotland’s population of roughly 5.3 million people is spread out over a diverse landscape of rural communities and cosmopolitan cities, presenting a unique challenge demanding solutions for both local residents and visitors alike. Of course, Scotland’s transportation system must be continuously maintained and upgraded to keep up with new technologies and the needs of the connected traveler.
Tags: Cubic Transportation Systems, Transport Scotland, intelligent transportation, sustainable transport system, Scotland
Women in STEM: Cubic Australia Hires Record Number of Female Engineers
February 02, 2017
Guest Blogger: Anna Allwright, senior marketing communications representative, CTS Australia
Female underrepresentation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) has been widely documented for years. While the life sciences field has seen a reduction in the gender gap, the number of women working within the engineering and computer science professions specifically, remain low compared to their male counterparts. Striving to break down the barriers that exist in STEM-related fields, Cubic Australia is proud to announce the recruitment of a record number of female engineers.
Tags: Innovation, , technology, Cubic, Cubic Corporation, STEM, engineering, Cubic Australia, Australia, science, mathematics, women in STEM, professional, gender, female engineers
Recognition, Renewal, Reflection: Empowering Our Employees from One Year to the Next
January 11, 2017
Guest Blogger: Matt Cole, president of Cubic Transportation Systems
A business would be nothing without the efforts of its employees. At Cubic Transportation Systems (Cubic), a company focused intently on advances in technology and services, we recognize that our progress would be impossible without the vision, drive, and hard work of our 2,300+ employees.
Tags: Cubic, Cubic Transportation Systems, CTS, , technology, Matt Cole, president, employee, communication, recognition
‘Tis the Season for Giving | Cubic Participates in Global Giving Charitable Campaigns
December 21, 2016
The holiday season offers a perfect opportunity to get into the giving spirit – something Cubic is dedicated to. Since its founding in 1951, Cubic has helped make a difference in various local communities by supporting a wide range of nonprofit organizations whose purpose and values are aligne...
Tags: Cubic, CTS, CMS, CDNZ, holiday, corporate social responsibility, nonprofit organizations, Toys for Tots, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, AHA Greater Washington Heart Walk, Help for Heroes, Auckland City Mission, Jammies in June, SPCA New Zealand, Pink for a Da
Exploring Frontiers in Pittsburgh – the White House Frontiers Conference
December 08, 2016
Guest Blogger: Amy Kruse, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Cubic Global Defense
I recently had the privilege of being nominated to attend President Obama’s White House Frontiers Conference. The White House Frontiers Conference is a national conference co-hosted by the White House, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University to explore the future of science, te...
Tags: Cubic Global Defense, Cubic, neuroscience, White House Frontiers Conference, DARPA, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, President Obama, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, BRAIN
MaaS: Multiple Perspectives. One Objective.
December 02, 2016
Guest Blogger: Andy Taylor, Director of Strategy at Cubic Transportation Systems
The Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) movement can be summarized as a move away from a world dominated by a need to personally own a primary mode of transportation (typically, a car) and towards a world where the traveling public utilize mobility solutions via a service model.
Although there ar...
Tags: Transportation, MAAS, Mobility-as-a-Service, OneAccount, One Payment, mobility solutions, car-sharing services, bike-sharing programs, ride-sharing services
Five Trends in Road Pricing to Come
November 10, 2016
Guest Blogger: Matt Cole, President at Cubic Transportation Systems and Corporate Senior Vice President at Cubic Corporation
The tolling industry has enjoyed growth – steady in some regions and significant in others, and tolling forms an important part of many country’s transportation infrastructure. A more user-pays orientation to road usage, both tomorrow and further into 2030, is going to look four to ...
Tags: Cubic, Cubic Transportation Systems, transportation, transportation industry, tolling industry, mobility services, multi-modal transportation
Cubic introduces real-world applications for augmented and virtual reality to university students at MIT’s Reality Virtually Hackathon
November 02, 2016
Guest Blogger: Jim Stiefelmaier, creative director, Cubic Innovation
Cubic Global Defense (CGD)’s Mike Collier led a group of Cubic engineers and innovators from various backgrounds and regions to propose technological challenges to participating engineering students. The Cubic team also had the opportunity to mentor student hackathon teams and reinforce Cubic’s innovation in augmented and virtual reality.
Tags: training, Cubic Corporation, Cubic Global Defense, CGD, technology, Cubic, hackathon, students, Mike Collier, augmented reality, virtual reality, MIT, university, disruptive, reality virtually, HoloLens, IMU, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, innovat
Collection Point – October 2016
October 31, 2016
Collection Point is a customer publication produced by Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic delivers integrated systems for transportation and traffic management, delivering tools for travel...
Operating Global, Acting Local
September 28, 2016
Guest Blogger: Min Wei, Senior VP Operations at Cubic Transportation Systems
Throughout a long history of providing revenue collection systems and services to the transport industry, I can truly say many of our customers have learned to expect that we, at Cubic, will continually be looking for ways to improve our services – not because a contract demands it, but because it helps to build trust, to engender partnership and to demonstrate that there is always a better way if we look hard enough.
Tags: Cubic Transportation Systems, CTS, transportation, Cubic, Cubic Corporation, IT, TfL, public transit, global operations center, UK, operational support, customer service
Cubic’s Summer Interns Get Real World Corporate Experience
September 01, 2016
Guest Blogger: Romina Pizarro, Corporate Communications Intern
Every summer Cubic gets an influx of interns who receive valuable experience in helping shape their career path. During their time at Cubic, the HR team organized the Intern Experience – a session in which Cubic’s key executives, including president and CEO Brad Feldmann, sat down for a Q&A session to share their backgrounds and offer tips on career development.
Tags: Cubic Transportation Systems, CTS, CGD, Cubic Global Defense, Cubic, Cubic Corporation, Cubic Mission Solutions, CMS, internship, intern, corporate, career, development, advice
Five Key Steps to Keeping our Future Moving
August 18, 2016
Guest Blogger: Matthew Cole, President of Cubic Transportation Systems and Corporate Senior Vice President at Cubic Corporation
It is becoming increasingly evident that we are at a point where the infrastructure modernization algorithm comes to a halt unless our solutions outsmart urban population growth – and fast.
Tags: Cubic Transportation Systems, Cubic Corporation, CTS, transportation, technology, urbanization, Matt Cole, smart city, modernization, public transit
Impressive Integration - Cubic Mission Solutions
August 16, 2016
Guest Blogger: Catherine Rush, marketing a& communications manager, Cubic TeraLogics
Back in February, a handful of TeraLogics engineers headed down to Huntsville, AL to participate in a technology integration demonstration with GATR Technologies.
Tags: Cubic Corporation, Amy Kruse, Cubic Mission Solutions, CMS, GATR, GATR Technologies, TeraLogics, Unified Video, C4ISR, Twyman, SATCOM, Dave Beliveau, ISR
A Challenge to Universities: Innovation Isn’t Always About What’s New
July 01, 2016
Guest Blogger: Graham Fletcher, Manager, Cubic Innovation Centre, Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) U.K.
One of the best aspects of working in innovation is spending time at university research laboratories. It’s at places like the University of California, San Diego’s (UC San Diego) Visual Computing Laboratory that the next generation of basic research is being conducted.
Tags: Cubic Transportation Systems, Cubic Corporation, CTS, transportation, technology, Innovation, transport, Cubic, UC San Diego, UCSD, visual computing, venture
Dartmouth University students participate in Cubic-supported mission readiness exercise
June 06, 2016
Guest Blogger: Pete Pellegrino, senior military analyst, Cubic Global Defense
dozens of Dartmouth College students recently spent a sunny Saturday afternoon. Sponsored by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding and supported by Cubic Global Defense (CGD) employees and the National Defense University’s Center for Applied Strategic Learning (CASL), the Global Tempest Exercise provided Dartmouth students the opportunity to examine the range of public and private sector responses and domestic implications to a global influenza pandemic.
Tags: Cubic Corporation, , CGD, Cubic Global Defense, Cubic, Dartmouth, wargame, cyber, DoD, pandemic, mission readiness, John Sloan Dickey Center, students
Hacking Our Way to Innovation
May 23, 2016
Guest Blogger: Bobby Kassab, Senior Principal Electrical Engineer, Cubic Global Defense
Recently, employees gathered at the Cubic Transportation Systems headquarters in for the 3rd San Diego hackathon. Teams used their imagination to come up with new, innovative and exciting, first-of-its-kind solutions to solve problems faced by the transportation and defense industries.
Tags: Innovation, Cubic Transportation Systems, CTS, , technology, Cubic, Cubic Corporation, hackathon, OneCubic, IBM, COTS, solutions
'Winning the Customer' in Sydney - One Call at a Time
May 10, 2016
OPAL CUSTOMER CARE CENTRE STAFF IN SYDNEY has undergone special training to enable them to better assist hearing- and speech-impaired customers.
Tags: Cubic Transportation Systems, Sydney, Cubic Corporation, CTS, transportation, Cubic, public transport, opal, speech, hearing impaired, NRS, National Relay Service