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.

Pokémon GO, Oh No!

Pokémon GO seems to be all the rage these days. Even the hackers have an eye on the app.

By | 7/28/2016|

5G to Jumpstart IoT

It’s been a fascination of mine to watch all the newcomers enter the IoT (Internet of Things) space and to have them spew some research that stating, it’s “The Next Big Thing.”

By | 7/21/2016|

Tesla Takes a Big Tech Hit

The buzz around the IoT (Internet of Things) community is the tragic accident involving a Tesla Model S in autopilot mode that shook many people to the core.

By | 7/14/2016|

Paying Ransom for Your Data?

Just how much does fear rule our decisions when it comes to enterprise security?

By | 7/7/2016|

Samsung Puts Money Where Mouth Is for IoT

Having covered the space for so long, I would be remiss if I didn’t address the major news that woke up the tech community late last week when Samsung announced that it would spend more than $1.2 billion on the IoT (Internet of Things) during the next four years.

By | 6/30/2016|

Makers Cup Runneth Over

On The Peggy Smedley Show all month I have been talking about technology innovation and the many forms it takes

By | 6/23/2016|

Let’s Talk Crowdfunding

While the word “crowdfunding” may only be a handful of years old, the practice of asking other people for help in the form of money or resources has been around forever. And that is simply what makes this trend so amazing.

By | 6/16/2016|

Women Rising in the Ranks

I have been in the workforce for a fair number of years now. And I must confess that at this point in my career I can say without hesitation that a lot has changed in the past couple of decades, particularly when we’re talking about women in the corporate world.

By | 6/9/2016|

NTIA: Let’s Talk IoT!

In April, the NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Admin.) issued a request for public comments as it prepares to review the current technological and policy landscape for the Internet of Things.

By | 6/2/2016|

Patient Care Is Now Virtual Visits

If you know anything about the IoT (Internet of Things) then you recognize that connected health is taking off like a shot. The telehealth industry has a lot to offer and, specifically, the concept of virtual visits is changing the industry faster than most of us even realize.

By | 5/26/2016|

Connected Health Changing Fast

The entire month on The Peggy Smedley Show we have been talking about connected health and the wellness space. And for good reason.

By | 5/19/2016|

Robots Operating on You

So one of the things I love about the weekly podcast format is that we’re able to discuss things as they happen. In just a week’s time, so much goes on in the technology space that as I am preparing for my blog I really get a chance to sink my teeth into one story and dig into the latest advances and share them with all of you.

By | 5/12/2016|

Could Egos be Stalling IoT Adoption?

In my previous blog I talked about the need for continued education in the marketplace about the IoT (Internet of Things). This is such an important topic I’m going to continue that discussion this week in part, but this time I am going to focus on my favorite subject: manufacturing.

By | 5/5/2016|

Are We Clueless about IoT?

Earlier this month, I officially introduced the world to the Peggy Smedley Institute with the goal of educating individuals, universities, government, companies, and not-for-profits about the IoT (Internet of Things).

By | 4/28/2016|

Creating Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing

It’s time to take a look at some of the latest data about cyber threats and security.

By | 4/21/2016|