Concurrent Systems LLC is an Oregon benefit company. An Oregon benefit company considers its impact on society and the environment in the business decision-making process. Benefit companies differ from traditional for profit companies with regard to their purpose, accountability and transparency.

Concurrent Systems LLC promotes the responsible use of data for the general public benefit.

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A smart city uses digital technologies or information and communication technologies to enhance quality and performance of urban services, to reduce costs and resource consumption, and to engage more effectively and actively with its citizens.

HPC Matters is a campaign to get the word out to the public – to policymakers, educators and technically interested people – about the role HPC plays in helping humanity solve its hardest problems

Reproducibility, the ability of an entire experiment or study to be duplicated, either by the same researcher or by someone else working independently. Reproducing an experiment is called replicating it. Reproducibility is one of the main principles of the scientific method.

Other Useful Definitions

Data Science, is the extraction of knowledge from large volumes of data that are structured or unstructured, which is a continuation of the field data mining and predictive analytics, also known

Computational science, concerned with constructing mathematical models and quantitative analysis techniques and using computers to analyze and solve scientific problems.

Information privacy, the relationship between collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, and the legal and political issues surrounding them.

Information security, the practice of defending information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction.