In Focus

In Focus 2017-08-01T13:53:48+00:00

Kristina Swallow Talks Fixing Failing Infrastructure

Kristina Swallow, president, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), joined Peggy Smedley to kick off an amazing month addressing the state of infrastructure. They talked about the Infrastructure Report Card—and the areas where the nation is truly struggling most. With more than 20 years of professional practice in water resources, transportation, and land development, Swallow is very passionate about civil engineering and the benefits of infrastructure for communities, especially transportation systems. To learn more about ASCE effort, check out its app or its Website www.infrastructurereportcard.org

By | 7/17/2018|

Dr. Jennifer Schneider Talks Women in IoT

Dr. Jennifer Schneider, chief medical officer, Livongo, joined Peggy Smedley to talk about family, technology, and being a Women of M2M/IoT. She shares how she is very blessed with an incredible family and grew up with an older brother and younger brother—and it never occurred to her that girls were any different than boys. She also gives advice and explains how the IoT (Internet of Things) can help propel us forward, almost without us even knowing.

By | 6/19/2018|

Sam Eathington Talks Sensors in Agriculture

Phil Renaud, executive director for The Risk Institute at Ohio State University, joined Peggy Smedley to talk about the epidemic that is plaguing this country: distracted driving. He talked about what needs to be done and the behavioral change that is necessary when it comes to cellphones and driving. They discuss the root cause of distracted driving today and what is coming in the month ahead.

By | 5/23/2018|

Episode 555 03.27.18

Phil Renaud, executive director for The Risk Institute at Ohio State University, joined Peggy Smedley to talk about the epidemic that is plaguing this country: distracted driving. He talked about what needs to be done and the behavioral change that is necessary when it comes to cellphones and driving. They discuss the root cause of distracted driving today and what is coming in the month ahead.

By | 4/19/2018|

Episode CES Live 01.10.17 – Part 2

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.

By | 1/31/2018|

Episode CES Live 01.10.17 – Part 1

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.

By | 1/24/2018|

Episode 535 10.31.17

Samir Saini, CIO, City of Atlanta, says using the IoT (Internet of Things), big data, and analytics allows cities to forecast what will happen and to take action. He explains that while it is impossible to solve every problem within a city, offering the data to other organizations within communities allows for more improved collaboration and efficiency.

By | 12/11/2017|