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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Is Multi-Factor Authentication Securing the IoT?

I hear a lot about cybersecurity and multi-factor authentication. However, it wasn’t until I had a discussion with Darren Guccione, CEO and cofounder, Keeper Security, that I started to believe there is someone who just might get this world we call the IoT (Internet of Things).
By |5/21/2015|
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V2V Accelerating Road Safety or What?

It comes as no surprise autonomous cars have been all the talk. Part of the discussion has been road safety.
By |5/14/2015|
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What Is the IoT?

Lately, it seems everybody is talking about the IoT (Internet of Things). Most companies recognize they aren’t hanging with the big boys unless they join the IoT community.
By |5/11/2015|
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PTC’s Vision for IoT: Coming on Strong

It seems every time we talk about the IoT (Internet of Things) we are engaging in a discussion about what it is and what companies and individuals perceive it to be in many different industries.
By |5/7/2015|
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Time to Change Our Behavior

Today wraps up our month long discussion on The Peggy Smedley Show about distracted driving. It has truly been very eye-opening through the many discussions.
By |4/30/2015|
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Let’s Go Phishing

There is no question that cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated. It seems that most hackers stick with the tried and true.
By |4/23/2015|
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GE Doubles Down on IIoT

The most recent news from GE suggests the company is taking some pretty bold steps toward not only simplifying its business, but doubling down on its industrial manufacturing roots.
By |4/16/2015|
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IBM Rolls Dice on IoT

How is it enterprises collect data, but they never really know how to take advantage of all the data they collect?
By |4/9/2015|
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Healthcare Seeks Cure at Vodafone M2M

Will M2M alter the patient/doctor relationship? Andrew Morawski, Vodafone’s head of M2M in the Americas, says yes.
By |4/6/2015|
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The Women of Tech Prevail

It’s been talked about for years: Women are underrepresented in technology positions. Women make up 48% of the U.S. workforce, but hold only 26% of the IT (information technology) positions, according to the most recent census data.
By |4/6/2015|
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And the Connected World Award Winners Are…

Dozens and dozens of entries are submitted every year from all over the globe telling the innovative stories of the companies that are using technologies to solve critical business challenges.
By |4/6/2015|
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Making Your Mother Proud

There are days when I feel like writing and reporting on the IoT (Internet of Things) space or what started out more than a decade ago as M2M is like a season of Celebrity Apprentice. Every year there is this group of back-stabbing, feuding manipulators that just cause me to shake my head.
By |4/6/2015|
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Interview with Craig Miller, VP, Worldwide Marketing, Sequans Communications

Now that Sequans has introduced a Cat 1 LTE chipset platform, can you explain the importance of having a Category 1 solution for M2M and IoT device makers?
By |4/6/2015|
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I Wasn’t Texting. Really!

I have spent many hours talking to law enforcement and I am always amazed at the excuses they are given when drivers are pulled over for distracted driving.
By |4/2/2015|
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Power-Grid Hacked? Where’s the IoT?

Writing about the IoT (Internet of Things), or what was once called M2M, is something that people want to read about, a lot. It’s only recently that people are really catching on that everything is going to be connected.
By |3/30/2015|