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. This is a very important opportunity for the public and private sectors to come together and cooperate. The good news in all of this is that the public comments period has been extended to today and I think anyone who cares about the IoT should take advantage of this extension.

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. There is a changing paradigm happening right now in connected health and it’s impacting your medical care.

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. But what makes this space so interesting is that the market for connected health devices is changing and it’s changing quickly.

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. A couple of reports have come out recently that demonstrate different data sets that are certainly worth taking a closer look at.

By | 4/21/2016|

Tech: Does It Help or Hurt?

It’s April, and that means it’s distracted driving awareness month across the country. I have even been talking about it on The Peggy Smedley Show. Distracted driving is a reoccurring theme every year on my show and in my blogs because I believe it is one of the most important discussion points in the United States today that we have yet to solve.

By | 4/14/2016|