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The Swarm Before the ‘Storm: BIMStorm 2020 Takes on COVID-19

NIBS is supporting the development of the BIMStorm Swarm, an effort developed by Onuma to allow planners, designers, and owners work together and communicate in real time to share the enormous amount of data and information that goes into shaping today's building projects. As the site explains, "Mobile, cloud computing, and other technologies support uninterrupted workflows even with the constraints of social-distancing.

CISA Identifies Critical Infrastructure Sectors and Workers During COVID-19

The US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has defined 13 critical infrastructure sectors and the essential workers needed to maintain the services and functions Americans depend on daily and need to be able to operate resiliently during the COVID-19 pandemic response. This site is intended to provide guidance to state, local, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions—as well as the private sector—on defining essential critical infrastructure workers.