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Energy Management Makes Compelling Case for IoT in Manufacturing

2/21/2018|0 Comments

The industrial sector is one of the next great frontiers for the IoT (Internet of Things). Already, in industrial sectors like manufacturing, agriculture, construction, and mining, IoT technology is changing the way businesses run on a fundamental level. Across sectors, global IoT spending is forecasted to reach $772.5 billion in 2018, according to IDC (Intl. Data Corp.), www.idc.com, and it is set to surpass the $1 trillion mark by 2020. In 2018, manufacturing is one of the industries expected to spend the most on IoT solutions at $189 billion, followed by sectors such as transportation ($85 billion) and utilities ($73 billion).

New Choices, More Confusion in Smart Home

2/14/2018|0 Comments

As an industry, the IoT (Internet of Things) space has been talking about smart home for what seems like a long time, and though progress is being made in connecting home appliances and devices ranging from connected security cameras, doorbells, and thermostats to entertainment devices such as smart TVs and speakers, truly connected homes are the exception rather than the rule. Interoperability remains a hurdle for consumers who want to connect disparate systems within their homes so each device and system works seamlessly with the others.

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EPM Elevates Healthcare

12/6/2017|0 Comments

As healthcare becomes increasingly connected, Oracle, www.oracle.com, is looking to manage all the incoming data.

Occupational Fraud Does Damage

12/4/2017|0 Comments

As many companies are improving security for external threats, they may be losing focus on the ones that may exist within their own walls.

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Pioneers 2018

12/1/2017|0 Comments

Trailblazers. Innovators. Pioneers. These are the people others look to for inspiration, direction, and motivation. When it comes to the ways IoT (Internet of Things) technology can revolutionize life and business, pioneers look not only at the here and now but also to the future. These individuals, groups, companies, and organizations think outside of the box, they don’t take “no” for an answer, they look for novel ways to solve age-old dilemmas, and they anticipate what’s coming next. In this way, they stay a step (or two, or 10) ahead of the rest.

Construction Skills Gap Hinders Growth and Tech Adoption

11/1/2017|0 Comments

Early in 2017, the AGC (Associated General Contractors of America), www.agc.org, 2017 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook survey seemed to prove what many in the construction industry were already feeling—that there was a certain optimism in the air. According to the survey, which asked construction professionals to share their plans for the upcoming year, 73% of firms said they plan to expand their payrolls in 2017 because they expect demand in both private and public sectors to grow.

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Episode CES Live 01.10.17 – Part 2

1/31/2018|0 Comments

Alex Manea, chief security officer and founding member of BlackBerry's security force explains how autonomous vehicles work and how you are striving to make a secure transition by connecting all these connected devices. He also addresses the evolution of the IoT (Internet of Things) during the past 10 years to deliver real value by connecting your devices. He says CES has also transitioned as the perfect forum to bring all these solutions-smart home, personal wearables, smart kitchen, and connected cars-to the forefront. Here is part one of a two part "Look Who's Talking" Interview discussion focusing on security, IoT, blockchain, and the future of emerging-disruptive innovation. To hear this interview on The Peggy Smedley Show in its entirety, click here.

Episode CES Live 01.10.17 – Part 1

1/24/2018|0 Comments

Alex Manea, chief security officer and founding member of BlackBerry's security force explains how autonomous vehicles work and how you are striving to make a secure transition by connecting all these connected devices. He also addresses the evolution of the IoT (Internet of Things) during the past 10 years to deliver real value by connecting your devices. He says CES has also transitioned as the perfect forum to bring all these solutions-smart home, personal wearables, smart kitchen, and connected cars-to the forefront. Here is part one of a two part "Look Who's Talking" Interview discussion focusing on security, IoT, blockchain, and the future of emerging-disruptive innovation. To hear this interview on The Peggy Smedley Show in its entirety, click here.

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