• Blog_Tim_Lindner

The Healthcare Supply Chain: Significant Changes Are Underway

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.
By |6/10/2015|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

DeWalt Puts its Manufacturing Swagger On

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.
By |6/9/2015|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

IIoT: Humans Collaborating with Machines

During the past 15 years, we have witnessed an Internet revolution that has redefined business-to-consumer industries.
By |6/4/2015|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

100 Deadly Days of Summer Driving & Distraction

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.
By |5/28/2015|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

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|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

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|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

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|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

Time to Change Our Behavior

Today wraps up our month long discussion on The Peggy Smedley Show www.peggysmedleyshow.com about distracted driving. It has truly been very eye-opening through the many discussions.
By |4/30/2015|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

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|
  • Blog_Peggy_Smedley

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|