Peggy Smedley

Common IoT Platform in My Lifetime?

I know the moment I started writing this blog it wouldn’t be long before more than a few IoT (Internet of Things) vendors were going to be upset with me.

By |10/23/2014|

AT&T Plays Shell Game with Your Money

When I asked for an interview with Glenn Lurie, the president and CEO of AT&T Mobility I was given the brush off for the very first time by his minions.

By |10/9/2014|

Connecting a Security Breach and Distracted Driving

There is a correlation between cyber-security and driver distraction and most people probably never really made the connection.

By |10/3/2014|

Driverless Cars and Distracted Driving Don’t Mix

I just spent the last few days in Atlanta at Mobility Live and after all the talk about technology I wasn’t surprised to hear people saying Georgia just might be one of the first states to receive the self-driving cars from Google.

By |9/30/2014|

The Chicago Cubs and the CW 100

Recently Connected World magazine unveiled its ranking of the elite technology leaders based on their contributions to the connected devices marketplace.

By |9/23/2014|

RacoWireless Taking Names

As the mobile world descends in Las Vegas for the annual CTIA show I wonder how many people really stand out in this industry as real drivers of what so many affectionately refer to it as the IoT (Internet of Things) or M2M?

By |9/9/2014|

Apple Security

Everyone is talking about what Apple is going to roll out this week with its new smartphone and smartwatch. I have to admit even I am curious about what these new versions of the smartphone are going to do.

By |9/8/2014|

AT&T’s Lurie Is CEO

If you’ve been in the wireless connected devices industry for any length of time now then you know the name Glenn Lurie.

By |8/28/2014|

Cleaning Up Cyber

It seems every day we hear of yet another data breach. Data breaches are not new, but it seems there has been a surge in the number of companies and organizations that have experienced an attack.

By |8/26/2014|

Thread Sparks a Feud

Have you heard about Thread? If you haven’t you should. It seems to be causing just enough of a stir to warrant your attention.

By |8/18/2014|

Reality Check When Driving Distracted

The Kardashians might make millions, but do they have a clue that distracted driving kills?

By |8/5/2014|

It Takes a Cyber Village

It’s seems like all we talk about these days is defending our digital network, otherwise known as our cyber systems, (i.e., the Internet, information systems, computer systems).

By |7/31/2014|

PTC Saves Axeda

If you have been following the M2M/IoT (Internet of Things) space at all, then the recent acquisition of Axeda, www.axeda.com by PTC, www.ptc.com certainly is no big revelation. Candidly, I am surprised that Axeda was able to survive this long without being gobbled up sooner

By |7/28/2014|

Crowdfunding Hits Big Dollars

There has been a lot of discussion around crowdfunding. Even the mainstream media is talking about it a lot these days after some guy decided to ask for $10 just for kicks and ended up getting more than $50,000 to make potato salad.

By |7/15/2014|

Google Gets It: Cars, Homes, and Everything

Every time I explain to someone that our world is connected I can’t help but make the analogy to the 1987 movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles starring the late comedian John Candy.

By |7/3/2014|