Peggy Smedley


About Peggy Smedley

Peggy Smedley is an internationally known speaker and highly respected personality in the media world educating businesses and consumers on the latest technological advances shaping everyday lives. An outspoken advocate and supporter of connected devices and M2M technology, Peggy is the quick-witted host of The Peggy Smedley Show, the editorial director of Connected World magazine and its sister publication Constructech, as well as the president of Specialty Publishing Co.
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Chief Data Scientist for IoT

If you can’t measure it, you can’t fix it. These are the words that empower inspiration and as a result, there is probably no truer statement on this planet.
By |10/8/2015|
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IoT Ignites Factory Automation

One of the most exciting things about running a publication is not only reporting on news and events, but being able to foreshadow trends, and as a result help companies plan for the future via market predictions.
By |10/5/2015|
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IoT and Football

We have a lot of sports fans on our staff here at Connected World magazine and, therefore, we get pretty pumped up about covering all the ways connected devices and the IoT (Internet of Things) intersect with the games we love to play and the ones we love to watch.
By |9/24/2015|
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IoT Ignites the Enterprise

The IoT (Internet of Things) offers the enterprise space so many opportunities to discover some real value that most have yet to discover.
By |9/17/2015|
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Smartwatches Behind the Wheel

It seems wearables are on everyone’s minds these days. The reason people are asking so much is that wearables are being used in so many applications, including healthcare, fitness, sports, and even fashion.
By |9/10/2015|
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Being Aware of the Consequences

In today's society we are focused on getting things done fast. That means multitasking. That means doing whatever it takes regardless of thinking of the consequences.
By |9/2/2015|
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It’s All about the Alphabet

It’s no surprise that a lot of people are in awe of Google. It comes as no surprise that when Google execs talk people listen.
By |8/27/2015|
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Securing Our Future

Security is more than a growing concern in this country. This past February even Connected World dedicated its entire 2015 Connected World Conference to it.
By |8/20/2015|
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Reflecting on Driver Distraction

Last week on The Peggy Smedley Radio Show we addressed the latest “It Can Wait” video/commercial series by AT&T, If you haven’t already seen it, I encourage you to do so and have your friends, family, and colleagues do the same.
By |8/10/2015|
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HP Talks Smack?

Recently, a new report came out from HP (Hewlett-Packard) about smartwatches and security, or, rather, the lack thereof.
By |8/6/2015|
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Crowdfunding Sparks Innovators

Whether you are a dreamer, innovator, engineer, or even a large corporation, there is no better time than today to have an idea.
By |7/30/2015|
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Crowdfunding Brings Out IoT Innovation

If you are in this space for any length of time then discussing IoT (Internet of Things) innovation has to be near and dear to your heart.
By |7/23/2015|
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M2M Still Growing, No Surprise

Recently, Vodafone,, one of the industry’s most respected and perhaps one of world’s largest telecommunication network providers, released its third annual M2M Barometer report.
By |7/16/2015|
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An Army of Inventors Will Rebuild Manufacturing

You’ve probably heard it or read it in articles before, but I am going to say it again; it’s time to build a more nimble product development pipeline. Oddly, years ago, even though we wouldn’t say it, many manufacturing executives and politicians would wince at the thought of what it would cost to retool existing factory lines.
By |7/13/2015|
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LTE-U, Unlicensed or Not?

The wireless industry is a buzz these days about unlicensed-LTE—or more commonly known as LTE-U. It’s been making the wireless industry headlines quite a bit this past week.
By |7/9/2015|