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October: Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

AI (artificial intelligence) is a collection of technologies that can enable a system to sense, comprehend, act, and learn. These technologies are empowering professionals to better make sense of the vast amounts of digital data that are collected by modern information systems.

September: AI Is Changing Industries And Society

As robots become cheaper and more capable, they’re moving from their traditional roles on factory floors into new industries. Collaborative robots or “cobots” too are being integrated into more types of environments and performing more varied tasks—from stocking shelves and assisting factory workers to performing services in the home.

Participating in the Internet for the Future

Have you given much thought about what to expect from the Internet of tomorrow? Candidly, this topic has been foremost on my mind lately after I sat down with executives from Cisco to discuss the company’s vision of the Internet for the Future.

Assessing and Addressing the Industrial Skills Gap

As technological innovation gains momentum, digital skills gaps may widen. Eventually, if not addressed, digital skills gaps could stunt growth and slow innovation. Intel recently released a study that delves into manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and hurdles to future-proofing a business, including skills gaps or skills shortages.

Retail and the Benefits of MEC

The benefits of MEC (multi-access edge computing) sound promising indeed. But what exactly is MEC, and how can it benefit industries like retail?

Stacy Schwartz – FirstNet: Safety And First Responders

Peggy and Stacy Schwartz, vice president, public safety and FirstNet sales, AT&T, discuss the importance of FirstNet, and how it is designed to improve communications across the U.S. public safety community and the milestones it has already achieved.

How to Secure Smart Cities

Taking the Smart Approach to a Healthy Cyber Lifestyle. The potential smart-city benefits of greater efficiency, sustainability, and responsiveness come at a price:

What the MEC?

One of the topics that I’ve spent a considerable amount a time investigating lately is MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing).

State of the Edge Report for 2020

Edge computing has been huge hot topic in 2019, and it will continue to be one in 2020. Edge computing brings computation and data storage to the network’s edge.

Cisco’s Internet for the Future

For the past five years, Cisco has been working on something big: The Internet for the Future. Cisco revealed its technology strategy to much pomp and circumstance last week.

Will Tech Help Manufacturing, Really?

For this column I want to talk about manufacturing, one of my favorite subjects. I have been writing about manufacturing for more than 20 years. If you have been following the space at all then you know the latest ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Manufacturing Index might be showing another month of contracting economic activity in the manufacturing sector.

Emily Lyons Soelberg: AT&T Takes on NB-IoT

Peggy and Emily Lyons Soelberg, vice president, product management, IoT (Internet of Things), AT&T, talk about how everything is getting connected and how the IoT will really change the trajectory of AT&T’s business.