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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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|
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IoT: Possible to Practical

If you haven’t met Don DeLoach, president and CEO of Infobright, www.infobright.com, then I encourage you take the time to make a personal introduction if you care about the IoT (Internet of Things).
By |3/25/2015|
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Connected Car Lawsuits Begin

It was only a matter a time before this was going to happen. And now it has. A lawsuit has been filed against three leading automakers seeking damages in the millions.
By |3/24/2015|
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Not Neutral with Net Neutrality

Depending on what side of the fence you are on is whether you support net neutrality. But if there is one thing for sure, the debate on this subject will go on, and on, and on, regardless of the FCC (Federal Communications Commission), www.fcc.gov, ruling last week.
By |3/2/2015|
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Cyber Starts with the CEO

If you listen to the news these days, if we aren’t talking about something as horrible as threats to human life with terrorists, we are talking about a cyberattack.
By |2/26/2015|
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The $64,000 Question

Have you ever wondered who is listening to your conversations? Are you concerned your personal messages might be made public?
By |2/20/2015|