In Focus

In Focus 2017-02-28T19:33:52+00:00

Episode 505 | 03.28.17

In March, Peggy Smedley was joined by Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and general manager, IoT and applications, Cisco Systems Inc., www.cisco.com, who says the Internet we have built must evolve into something greater in order to fully handle the IoT (Internet of Things).

By | 5/15/2017|

IoT Gets Into Shape

The IoT (Internet of Things) has come a long way in helping to promote healthy living and encouraging individuals to get on track in terms of diet, exercise, or simply just feeling better about themselves. But unfortunately, making drastic changes in our lifestyle can be difficult.

By | 5/15/2017|

Episode 501 I 02.28.17

In February, Peggy Smedley had a discussion with Aaron Hillegass, founder and CEO, The Big Nerd Ranch, www.bignerdranch.com and he explains that two-way connections in servers can be available to millions of people. But, more importantly, he explains, that servers must be able to keep running and not fall behind despite the ever-growing number of connections.

By | 5/8/2017|

Smart Vineyards=Better Wine

Timing is key to growing a good crop, but timing is just one of many factors that have to be carefully monitored to ensure quality and maximum yield in agriculture. Across the modern ag industry, the IoT (Internet of Things) is helping growers and producers keep better track of the data that’s most important to their crop type, location, or business.

By | 5/8/2017|

Telematics Upgrade to Full Coverage

Accidents on the road are perhaps inevitable, but telematics have come a long way with the help of IoT (Internet of Things) solutions to ensure products, as well as drivers arrive at their destination safely. New solutions are helping motorists alter their driving habits which includes becoming much more aware of their surroundings. As a result, motorists are exhibiting safer driving habits on the road and when they are behind the wheel. Alongside of keeping the roads less hazardous, all of this extra training is saving companies money and resources.

By | 5/1/2017|

A Sweet IoT Implementation in Agriculture

Timing is key to growing a good crop, but timing is just one of many factors that have to be carefully monitored to ensure quality and maximum yield in agriculture. Across the modern ag industry, the IoT (Internet of Things) is helping growers and producers keep better track of the data that’s most important to their crop type, location, or business.

By | 5/1/2017|

Claims Management in the Cloud

Over the years, Joe Celestina, vice president of sales and marketing for TranSolutions, www.transolutionsinc.com, a provider of claims-management software for the transportation and logistics industries, says he and his team have talked to dozens of freight and cargo carriers that are still managing their claims in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

By | 4/10/2017|

Aerospace Leverages Intelligent Assets

The IoT (Internet of Things) is helping manufacturers work smarter, rather than harder. By leveraging digital technologies throughout the value chain and replacing manual processes with automated ones, manufacturers can improve the quality and quantity of their work.

By | 4/3/2017|

Episode 496 | 01.24.17

Back in January, host Peggy Smedley sat down with Sam Lamonica, vice president/CIO, Rosendin Electric, and Jef Farrell, vice president, CTO, Swinerton Builders, to discuss the state of IoT (Internet of Things) in the construction industry and a new movement calling for an industrywide, data-protocol standard.

By | 3/16/2017|