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Susan Fourtané

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Writing with a global view perspective that makes your content appealing to a wider audience

About Me

Susan Fourtané is a freelance Science and Technology Journalist, content marketing specialist, and writer of other things.

She has been writing and reporting for a variety of global print and online publications for over 10 years.

Along the years, Susan has found inspiration in a wide range of topics of her interest within science & technology, business, sometimes mixing with the arts and design, or travel.

As a long-time traveller, Susan enjoys writing about travel observations, cultural and historical facts, and destinations that have sparkled her curiosity. A favourite topic is exploring Smart Cities and write about their developments.

At different points in time, Susan has written about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, the Ethics of AI, Automation applied to different industries, Internet of Things (IoT), Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity, B2B, Productivity, Business Optimization, Aerospace, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), 5G networking, Telecommunications, Data Center, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Big Data and Analytics, Machine Learning, Connected/Electric/Autonomous Vehicles, Automotive, Machine to Machine (M2M), Electrification, Drone Technology, 3D/4D Printing, Smart Cities, Electronics, Retail, Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Management, Human Resources, Finance, Leadership, Design, Education Tech, Engineering, Startups, a variety of content marketing, Health Tech, Clean Technology, Bio-Materials, Renewable Energy, and European Union supported projects on EU and UK research and innovation.

Susan investigates and writes about how emerging and disruptive technologies are transforming every industry and shaping society as a whole. To do this, she continuously attends leading industry events and conferences to stay at the forefront of innovation, speaks with scientists and industry leaders, and in many cases experiences and tests exciting technologies and products such as VR technologies, the Teslasuit, virtual cocktails, or autonomous cars.

Susan is location independent. As such, she travels and works from several bases in Europe, staying longer in her favourite cities. This gives her a unique multicultural perspective which she applies to her writing.

- Member, Association of British Science Writers (ABSW)

- Member, IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

- Member, Finnish Journalists Association

- Member, Internet Press Guild (IPG)

Check out her portfolio. You can connect with her on Twitter @SusanFourtane Or follow her travel adventures on Instagram. 

Industries I Write About

Industrial Automation

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Logistics & Supply Chain

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Computer & Network Security

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Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing

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Marketing & Advertising

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Consumer Electronics

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Information Technology & Services

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Warehousing

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My Writing Samples

A Powerful Online Identity Grows Small Businesses

Creating a powerful and trustworthy online identity can determine the fate of your small business as found by a recent survey on digital's impact on online identity, conducted by Vistaprint Digital Services.

http://switchon.eaton.com/plug/article/671/a-powerful-online-identity-grows-small-busin

Robots & Automation: Debunking The Myth

The rise of robots and the threat that might pose to our jobs has been a debatable topic of conversation in the supply chain and logistics. But, what is the reality behind it all hype?

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=1364&doc_id=282196&page_number=1

Maintaining Control in A Customer Centric Supply Chain

Customer centricity is a hot topic in today's supply chain conversations. New technologies are dramatically changing the way customers interact with businesses. In order to remain competitive, businesses need to get products and services to their customers seamlessly and efficiently through multiple channels.

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=1364&doc_id=282088&

Prescribing A Better Solution: Healthcare Optimization

Advanced and sophisticated information technology for processing complex big data assists healthcare providers with valuable tools towards the betterment of the medical practice. Health analytics offer a multidimensional analysis and insight into patient and medical data.

http://www.riverlogic.com/blog/prescribing-a-better-solution-healthcare-optimization

Engineering Ethics into A Robot

Researchers are exploring how to engineer ethics into artificially intelligent beings that would interact and help humans as socially assistive robots.

http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1323081

IoT: Unlocking New Business Opportunities

Businesses from startup level to big enterprises benefit from showcasing and sharing their latest innovation across the entire Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem that are transforming the way enterprise and business work and view the IoT.

https://journal.media/iot-unlocking-new-business-opportunities?_ga=1.67074602.529823524.1487353226

Points for Picking The Right IoT Hardware

The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow to $661.74 billion by 2021. IoT technologies have emerged as a driver of innovation accelerating the journey toward an interconnected world. Hardware platforms play a fundamental role in this journey.

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=1364&doc_id=282505&

Nokia's Drones and LTE Connectivity for Public Safety at MWC

The use of drones to facilitate efficient rescue operations for first responders is a game changer in disaster situations around the world. Nokia, powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, has recently presented one of its latest initiatives: Nokia Saving Lives. The technology demonstrates groups of drones flying in formation and how they can efficiently search for injured people in a disaster area.

https://omni.media/nokia-s-drones-and-lte-connectivity-for-public-safety-at-mwc?_ga=1.89151135.529823524.1487353226

Ethical, Autonomous Robots of The Near Future

Programming Morality Into A Robot: Morally competent robots might be perfectly programmed to be "better moral creatures than we are" -- or at least better decision makers with fewer inconsistencies.

http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1323069

Apple Supplier Policy Change Addresses Child Labor & Poor Working Conditions

Apple's new policy in its supply chain for cobalt used in iPhone and iPad batteries aims at protecting mine workers and banning child labor

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=1364&doc_id=282592

Experience

Contributing Writer

Covering business and technology.

Company: InformationWeek

I worked there from 3/2015 until now

Contributing Writer

Covering the electronics engineering industry, semiconductors, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics.

Company: EE Times

I worked there from 6/2014 until now

Contributing Writer

Covering the telecom industry.

Company: Light Reading

I worked there from 2/2014 until now

Contributing Writer

Covering the electronics manufacturing supply chain, supply chain management, and logistics.

Company: EBN Online

I worked there from 10/2010 until now

Science &Technology Writer at UBM-DeusM

Covering diverse business management, science & technology topics for Internet Evolution, EBNOnline, Enterprise Efficiency, Big Data Republic.

Company: UBM plc

I worked there from 10/2009 until now

Journalist

Helsinki Times is Finland’s only weekly newspaper published in English by Dream Catcher Oy. Usually covering the arts, culture, and design in Finland.

Company: Helsinki Times - News from Finland

I worked there from 12/2006 until now

Communications Adviser, Business Writer

Founded in 2008, The British and Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland is committed to build, strengthen and sustain business between Finland and the Commonwealth. As the first organisation to serve Commonwealth-Finnish businesses at all levels, particularly SMEs, the BCCCF has a distinctive contribution to offer not only its members and their stakeholders, but also the wider community of enterprises and people of which they are a part. For its members, the BCCCF is a proactive resource based on the three tenets of “voice, information & profit advantage”. We offer our members networking opportunities, information access, community involvement, continuing business and cultural education, policy dialogue, trade missions, referrals and numerous other services.

Company: British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland

I worked there from 5/2009 until now

Member

Star Wreck Studios is a film studio that is specialized in blending the Internet and the film industry together by unleashing the creative potential of Internet communities, and changing the whole chain of filmmaking.

Company: Wreck a Movie

I worked there from /2008 until now

Contributing Writer

Covering business and technology

Company: InformationWeek

I worked there from 3/2015 until now

Languages I Write In

Content I Write