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Recent Blogs from Connected World.

Future of 5G

As I stated in a previous column and on my radio show, 5G was pretty popular once again this year, but there was a different feeling in the air about it. Okay, I do agree there might have been some 5G fatigue from years of hype.

By |1/22/2020|

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.

By |1/15/2020|

What the MEC?

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

By |1/2/2020|

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.

By |12/11/2019|

SC Hurdles and the IoT

We are just about at the end of the year and readying ourselves to make predictions for the new decade, but before I start to do that, I thought we should look at what’s been happening in procurement, supply chain, and how the IoT (Internet of Things) is making an impact on business processes.

By |12/2/2019|

Microsoft: Zero Sum

For this blog I want to talk about the race to the cloud. In fact, I am going to focus on Microsoft Azure IoT (Internet of Things) specifically because I spent a lot of time interviewing Sam George, vice president of Azure IoT at Microsoft.

By |11/20/2019|

The Cost of Cyber (Ouch)!

With an increase in the amount of advanced technology being used by the trades—everything from wearables to drones to automated equipment—the construction industry is beginning to recognize the risks involved in a connected world.

By |11/5/2019|

PTC and Onshape Lead SaaS

In what will be the biggest acquisition to date for PTC, President and CEO Jim Heppelmann announced the company has signed an agreement to acquire Onshape, which creates a SaaS (software-as-a-service) product development platform combining CAD (computer-aided design) with data management and collaboration.

By |10/30/2019|