My long absence from the pages of Connected World was due to an intensive round of business trips across Canada and the U.S. and a good deal of that effort was focused on understanding the challenge facing hospital group operators stemming from changes in health care insurance law and patient demographics.
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting a DeWalt plant in Charlotte, N.C. I was invited, as was a group of other journalists, to see firsthand what DeWalt is doing these days at its factory.
During the past 15 years, we have witnessed an Internet revolution that has redefined business-to-consumer industries.
Summer is just around the corner. While the season brings with it plenty of sunny days giving rise to beach days, barbeques, and lots of road trips, the NSC (National Safety Council), www.nsc.org, is urging motorists to avoid talking on the phone while driving and to be aware that the summer is the most dangerous few months of the year.
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).
It comes as no surprise autonomous cars have been all the talk. Part of the discussion has been road safety.
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.
There is no question that cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated. It seems that most hackers stick with the tried and true.
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.