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As the voice of IoT and connected devices in our connected world, The Peggy Smedley Show, is a weekly show created to inform, entertain, and educate listeners looking to understand this quickly evolving technology. Host and industry expert Peggy Smedley, uses this show as a sounding board to talk about topics important to the industry.

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    5G and Your Business

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 14:49

    Peggy talks about how 5G is set to change the course of business, as it is estimated 5G-enabled innovations are expected to contribute $1.5 trillion by the end of this decade. She explains that there are big opportunities to be had here, but that businesses need to understand how 5G is going to shape enterprises in the months ahead. She also discusses: Six opportunities to advance your 5G strategy. What needs to happen next Several big questions to consider as you move forward. peggysmedleyshow.com  (11/23/21 - 747) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    A Sustainability Journey

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 32:31

    Ron Gonen, founder and CEO, Closed Loop Partners, shares his sustainability journey with Peggy and how he got involved in the circular economy. He describes his introduction to sustainability as one where in hardship oftentimes you find great opportunities. They also discuss: The greatest scam in America that many believe being sustainable and being green is a nice aspiration, but it costs money, when actually the exact opposite is true. Who is the beneficiary of a circular economy. The importance of local manufacturing in the United States. closedlooppartners.com  (11/23/21 - 747) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Ron Gonen, Closed Loop Partners

    The Digital Supply Chain

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 16:19

    Peggy and Hernan Saenz, global head, performance improvement practice, Bain, talk about digital supply chain and supply-chain traceability and why it is important to the future of business. He looks back and talks about how we perfected linear supply chains, but at the same time we created very brittle and brown supply chains. They also discuss: If we cannot see our supply chains, we cannot manage them. Three massive movements in the market today. The key ingredients to traceability. bain.com (11/23/21 - 747) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Hernan Saenz, Bain

    All about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 13:51

    Peggy discusses the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, taking a closer look at the deal. She says businesses all across the globe are still grappling with all the disruption left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and asks if we are prepared to rebuild our infrastructure. She also discusses: How the infrastructure deal will impact our roads and bridges. How the new legislation combines infrastructure resilience and the impacts of climate change. What this deal ultimately means for rebuilding our infrastructure in the months ahead. peggysmedleyshow.com  (11/16/21 - 746) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Waste and the Climate Crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 31:14

    Peggy and Jury Gualandris, associated professor, Ivey Business School, talk about circularity and waste. He explains what waste means for the climate crisis and why it is important—both in terms of negatives and positives—saying methane is a powerful greenhouse gas with 100 years global warming potential, which is 30 times larger than CO2, and that 60% of the total food production is currently wasted in Canada, which mostly happens upstream, and yet waste also represents opportunities. They also discuss: The importance of becoming more aware of consumption expectations. Why people struggle with circularity. Three questions to consider for success. ivey.uwo.ca/sustainability/priorities/circular-economy  (11/16/21 - 746) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Jury Gualandris, Ivey Business School

    The Impact of Ransomware

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 19:27

    Peggy and Gary Salman, CEO and cofounder, Black Talon Security, talk about how long businesses can be shut down from a cyberattack—and the impact of ransomware. He says it deals with hundreds of attacks and one of the biggest issues is the concept of business continuity. They also discuss: How long a business impacted from ransomware is going to be down. What typically happens following a ransomware attack. Two different types of cyberattacks. blacktalonsecurity.com (11/16/21 - 746) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Gary Salman, Black Talon Security

    Circular, Nanosensors, and the Digital Twin

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 14:43

    Peggy says technologies like nanosensor and digital twin are at the forefront of 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. She says this will fundamentally change how we deliver a circular economy and shares how the technologies will come together for sustainability—in both rural and urban areas. She also discusses: A project that uses nanosensors to track deforestation and pollution. How digital twin technology can decarbonize the built environment. Her thoughts on what needs to happen next. peggysmedleyshow.com  (11/9/21 - 745) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    The New (Ab)Normal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 30:42

    Peggy and Yossi Sheffi, professor, MIT, talk about the supply chain difficulties today and his most recent book The New (Ab)Normal. He says the experience of writing the book was weird—like writing a history book while history is unfolding. They also discuss: The biggest problem with the supply chain today that needs to be solved. Why demand is high and supply can't catch up. The bullwhip effect on the supply chain and how to address it. sheffi.mit.edu  (11/9/21 - 745) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Yossi Sheffi, MIT

    Manage Construction Project Risk

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 19:49

    Peggy and Varsha Bhave, Projectmates, discuss better ways to manage project risk in construction. She says each phase needs individual and specific skillsets to detect and mitigate it and explains the importance of realtime analytics and dashboards, which makes it easier to predict the risk and analyze the risk. They also discuss: How predictive analytics gives us a window in the future and why it is critical in construction. The importance of understanding the projects that work well and the projects that didn't work well in order to create project controls and benchmarks A specific example of how artificial intelligence can help in construction. projectmates.com (11/9/21 - 745) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Varsha Bhave, Projectmates

    Addressing IT Downtime

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 14:06

    With the average cost of IT downtime roughly $5,600 per minute, Peggy digs into a Honeywell survey of facility managers and shares her thoughts on how to become more resilient in business. She also discusses: How many facility managers have experienced at least one disruptive incident during the last 12 months. Why resiliency and sustainability are no longer nice-to-haves. What to do next to best prepare for IT downtime. peggysmedleyshow.com  (11/2/21 - 744) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Disrupted: The Supply Chain

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 29:30

    Peggy and Greys Sosic, professor, USC Marshall School of Business, talk about overarching challenges impacting the supply chain. She says in the last several decades we have seen the supply chain trying to become more efficient—and it was great as long as it was working and didn't have any big disruptions. They also discuss: Where we are headed with the supply chain. What is currently happening at the ports. The history of technology in supply chains and where we are today. marshall.usc.edu  (11/2/21 - 744) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Greys Sosic, USC Marshall School of Business

    Cybersecurity in the Spotlight

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 17:48

    Peggy and Bill Mann, CEO, Styra, talk about why cybersecurity is in the spotlight—and authentication and authorization. He explains it by looking at the larger cybersecurity landscape and explains preventative and detective security controls. They also discuss: The push for preventative security controls and authentication. The reason he focuses on authorization. The shift that is happening in enterprises today and the way they build applications. styra.com (11/2/21 - 744) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Bill Mann, Styra

    Climate Neutrality Starts at Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 15:56

    Residential homes are responsible for up to 34% of carbon dioxide emission. Peggy says if we want to meet our global climate neutrality goals, we need to address this. She explains how the Living Lab will help demonstrate and educate both the industry and consumers alike. She also discusses: If alternative building methods can have an impact on resilience and energy efficiency. The history of SIPs and ICFs. Why SIPs and ICFs are not the go-to building method today. peggysmedleyshow.com  (10/26/21 - 743) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Culture Is Key for Cybersecurity

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 29:27

    Peggy and David Jemmett, CEO & founder, Cerberus Sentinel, talk about the importance of understanding the risk of cyberattacks and that culture is key and starts at a top. He explains more than 87% of breaches happen through ransomware encrypting it because someone clicked on the wrong email. They also discuss: How it isn't single actors anymore; it is groups of people. How long the average hacker is in a network before it is recognized. The steps to build a culture of cybersecurity. cerberussentinel.com  (10/26/21 - 743) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, David Jemmett, Cerberus Sentinel

    Adding Value to Machines

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 13:58

    Peggy and Bryan Datema, senior director of engineering, innovation and product performance, McNeilus, talk about exceeding customer expectations and working to add value to machines. He shares how technology can help analyze mixing data. They also discuss: The importance of reducing variability. The importance of data algorithms. How to save up to 7% on fuel. mcneiluscompanies.com  (10/26/21 - 743) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Bryan Datema, McNeilus

    A Sustainable Supply Chain

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 14:25

    Peggy talks about supply-chain disruptions and how the bottlenecks we are witnessing are unlike anything we have experienced in our lifetime. She looks to the future and presents strategies for what needs to happen next to create a more sustainable supply chain. She also discusses: Forces shaping supply chain sustainability. Next steps for our supply chains. Specific examples of how digital transformation can improve our supply chains. peggysmedleyshow.com  (10/19/21 - 742) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    The Science of Climate Change

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 46:40

    Peggy and Heidi Roop, assistant professor, University of Minnesota, talk about her journey with climate change, saying today she is an ambassador for climate science and is thinking about the implications and risks we are going to face. They also discuss: Climate history and new research and technologies. How to incorporate climate models into other models to think about what is possible in the future. The importance of corporate responsibility and accountability with emissions of greenhouse gases and preparing communities for the changes set in motion. How to encourage others to lead change with climate change.  climate.umn.edu  (10/19/21 - 742) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Heidi Roop, University of Minnesota

    Sights Set on Sustainability

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 15:21

    Peggy talks all about the future of sustainable homes. She shares the results from a report that shows the state of technology adoption and the likelihood of leveraging tech to reduce consumptions in our home. She also discusses: How escalating energy use at home has generated two growing concerns. The rise of personalized experiences and how many people have considered changing location or the structure of their homes since the onset of the pandemic. What's next for net zero homes. Schneider Electric says sustainability at core of everything it does. peggysmedleyshow.com  (10/12/21 - 741) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    The Future of Batteries

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 30:11

    Peggy and Christina Lampe-Onnerud, founder and CEO, Cadenza Innovation, discuss her story and how she is changing how the world is going to be looking at batteries. She says energy was always a conversation around her dinner table and knew from an early age it is part of her mission to be a kind, collaborative spirit that helps other people. They also discuss: Why it is important to be who you are and embrace change. How to attract more women into more male-dominated fields. Taking data and turning it into something good—specifically with sustainability and lithium-ion batteries. cadenzainnovation.com  (10/12/21 - 741) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Cadenza Innovation

    The Evolution of Hackers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 16:52

    Peggy and Gary Salman, CEO and cofounder, Black Talon Security, talk about the evolution of hackers and ransomware and the state of cyber today. He says many businesses don't really understand the risk of cybersecurity. They also discuss: The challenges and hurdles with businesses and cybersecurity. What tools and resources are needed for cybersecurity today. How small and medium-sized businesses can protect themselves. blacktalonsecurity.com  (10/12/21 - 741) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Gary Salman, Black Talon Security

    A Conversation about Waste

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 15:00

    Peggy has a very candid conversation about eliminating waste, saying plastic flows into the ocean are expected to triple by 2040, but if we take immediate action we could stem the tide by more than 80%. She shares two examples—one from Indonesia and one from Ghana. She also discusses: How each recognized a regional problem and are taking big steps to reduce waste with plastics in their area. What needs to happen next if we are going to solve our plastic waste problem. The importance of thinking local and acting global if we are going to make a difference. peggysmedleyshow.com  (740 - 10/5/21) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Autonomous Cars, Boats, Planes, and Drones, Oh My

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 27:17

    Peggy and Ola Benderius, associate professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, talk about autonomous cars, boats, planes, and drones—and the need for a common dataset. He explains how to make the machine understand its surroundings. They also discuss: Unrestricted areas and the need for accuracy in these areas. The importance for creativity and reasoning for the machines in order to understand what is dangerous and not dangerous. Black box and what is included in a truly intelligent system—with a specific example of what is needed on a boat. reeds.opendata.chalmers.se/  (740 - 10/5/21) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Ola Benderius, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

    Derail Cyberattacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 17:13

    Peggy and Jony Altszul, CEO, BitTrap, explains the way it approaches cybersecurity. He believes the cybersecurity industry needs a different approach to be successful with cyberattacks. They also discuss: The goal to reduce the time that the attacker is in the compromised system. How to derail the attack by focusing on the behavior of the attacker. How the company is similar to cyber insurance to do containment in advance in order to limit the damage and reduce the cost of the attack. www.bittrap.com  (740 - 10/5/21) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Jony Altszul, BitTrap

    EVs and Equity

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 15:03

    Did you know the number of connected EV (electric vehicle) charging points in Europe and North America is set to reach 7.9 million by 2025? But will it be equitable? Peggy talks about diversity, equity, and inclusion with EV adoption. She also discusses: How much greenhouse gas emissions come from transportation. How to improve access to efficient, low-carbon transportation options in all communities. Insights and perspectives from a recent presentation on EVs and inclusion. peggysmedleyshow.com  (739 - 9/28/21) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    All about LiFi

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 33:49

    Peggy and Harald Haas, professor, University of Strathclyde, talk about LiFi and reflect on what has happened in the past 10 years. He explains on the security front LiFi has struck extremely hard. They also discuss: The growing need for wireless connectivity and the rise of autonomous cars, drones, and more, which are all getting a “brain.” What problems LiFi can help address and the opportunities it offers. The markets that stand to benefit from LiFi. purelifi.com  (739 - 9/28/21) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Harald Haas, University of Strathclyde

    The Pandemic and the Future of Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 16:14

    Peggy and Brian Kropp, chief of research, Gartner, talk about how the pandemic has accelerated the future of work. He says we are starting to see the changes now that were impacted by the pandemic. They talk about remote work—but how that is only scratching the surface. We will now work in different places, but also at different times. They also discuss: How the relationship between employees and employers has changed. A story of a CFO who realized the people who worked for him were human beings. How we can't unsee what we have seen during the pandemic, and how in the next 10-15 years, the relationship between workers will be more humane, deeper, and more thoughtful. smarterwithgartner.com (739 - 9/28/21) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Brian Kropp, Gartner

    All about Additive Manufacturing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 13:34

    Peggy looks at two reports on additive manufacturing—one that gives an overview of the state of the market today and projections for the future and a second that digs into use cases, standards, and so much more. She highlights where we are today and where we are headed with additive manufacturing. She also discusses: Which industries present big opportunities for 3D printing. How we best prepare for growth with additive manufacturing. The importance of standards with additive manufacturing. peggysmedleyshow.com  (9/21/21 - 738) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, additive manufacturing

    Automotive, Mobility, and Mega Trends

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 44:32

    Peggy and Henry Bzeih, CTO/CSO, automotive & transportation, Microsoft, talk about the latest automotive advances at the company. He talks about mega trends, saying mobility is the movement of people and the movement of goods. They also discuss: The software-defined vehicle approach. How Microsoft sees the ecosystem and is making autonomous for the masses. An example of how OEMs can morph from physical to visual with HoloLens. The biggest trends with electrification and how sustainability is top of mind. How traditional OEMs are evolving and the new entrants. The Future of Automotive Industry Solutions | Microsoft Industry  (9/21/21 - 738) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Henry Bzeih, Microsoft

    Circular: Moving Fast Enough?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 14:51

    Are we moving to the circular economy fast enough? Peggy answers, citing research from a new report. She says roughly three in four companies are either analyzing or discussing the circular economy, but only 12% have made it core to current business strategies. She also discusses: How many see digital technologies as a key driver of circular economy transformation. How many companies use their own circular measurement framework rather than benchmarked frameworks. How many have specific goals and targets. peggysmedleyshow.com  (9/14/21 - 737) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, ESG, circular

    Fashion, Fibers, and Sustainability

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 26:41

    Peggy and Alissa Baier-Lentz, cofounder and COO, Kintra Fibers, talk about the fashion industry and how it has historically been one of the most polluting, but there is hope for the future. She says the fashion industry of the future is one that looks very different from the fashion industry of today. They also discuss: What are synthetic fibers and the value chain as a whole. The Fossil Fashion Study and how the production of today's synthetic fibers account for 1.35% of global oil consumption, which exceeds the annual oil consumption of the entire country of Spain. How to get the younger generation excited about sustainability and fashion. www.kintrafibers.com  (9/14/21 - 737) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Alissa Baier-Lentz, Kintra Fibers

    Your Digital Footprint

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 15:54

    Peggy and Jemma Barbarise, chief operating officer, LifeBrand, talk about how the company finds any inappropriate social media posts from the past and deletes them, if they are harmful. The objective is to get the digital footprint to reflect wherever you are in your current stage of life. They also discuss: Why it is important to go for something or stick with something. Failure recovery over failure avoidance—and why you have to be willing to fail and learn from your mistakes. Women, technology, and how to build community and connection today. www.lifebrand.life (9/14/21 - 737) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Jemma Barbarise, LifeBrand

    Boosting Cybersecurity

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 14:30

    Peggy talks about some new initiatives underway to boost the nation's cybersecurity. She discusses what has been happening in the past two weeks and shares her thoughts about what needs to happen next. She also discusses: Some of the largest breaches that have happened this year. Which industries phishing and ransomware attacks touch. What some of the largest companies and universities are doing. peggysmedleyshow.com  (9/7/21 - 736) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Tech to Address Loneliness

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 30:10

    Peggy and Cindy Jordan, CEO and founder, Pyx Health, talk about why she is focusing her career on treating loneliness. She explains what we know about loneliness is it has nothing to do with the amount of people around you; loneliness has a physical response in the body and often predicates some of the more serious mental health conditions. They also discuss: Examples of how technology assist in helping address loneliness. How artificial intelligence can learn about how a person is doing. How technology can help reduce cost to the insurance and medical system. How technology can help create a loneliness index. pyxhealth.com  (9/7/21 - 736) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Cindy Jordan, Pyx Health

    Safety: One-Stop Shop

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 14:24

    Peggy and Kaitlin Frank, superintendent, Dome Construction and cofounder of eMOD, discuss what led to the development of the company and a construction safety platform. She says eMOD is based off a group of superintendents and safety officers that had issues in the field that there wasn't a one-stop shop for safety. They also discuss: How trades are pushed harder and harder and how most platforms are built for the foreman. How pretask plans set people up for success and point them in the right direction. How the company is actively working on integrations. emodsafety.com (9/7/21 - 736) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Kaitlin Frank, eMOD

    Strategies for Safe Roads

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 14:29

    Peggy shares what you can expect on the roads this weekend. She discusses the efforts being taken at both the state and federal levels—explaining this is just the beginning—while also urging people to be safer behind the wheel. She also discusses: How many people lost their lives in motor vehicle incidents in 2020. Examples of efforts state highway safety offices are taking this holiday weekend. Details of a federal resolution to reduce traffic fatalities to zero by 2050. peggysmedleyshow.com  (8/31/21 - 735) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Data and the Sales Experience

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 27:38

    Peggy and Howard Brown, founder and CEO, RingDNA, talk about what makes organizations tick—their ability to connect with their customers. He explains how technology can deliver expectations to the B2B buying experience. They also discuss: How the sales experience has not kept up. Why businesses need to focus on the new buying experience and how technology can help. The importance of turning data into insights—and how to do it. ringdna.com  (8/31/21 - 735) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Howard Brown, RingDNA

    The IoT and Security Today

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 17:27

    Peggy and Adam Weinberg, founder & CTO, FirstPoint Mobile Guard, talk about security and the IoT (Internet of Things). He says everything is going to be connected over the internet but having everything connected to the internet will make security a key factor. They also discuss: Why security needs to be provided in a seamless way. Common threats that we need to be aware of. The best way to address IoT security issues. firstpoint-mg.com (8/31/21 - 735) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Adam Weinberg, FirstPoint Mobile Guard,

    Sustainability and Recycled Materials

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 13:07

    Peggy talks all about sustainability and recycled materials, saying we have lived in a single-use throwaway culture for far too long. She believes we have reached the end of our linear take-make-waste economy—and that both government and businesses are recognizing we need to change. She also discusses: How we can run successful businesses in a way that is good for our environment. How North American insulation manufacturers are responding. The latest happening in the NextWave Plastics Coalition. peggysmedleyshow.com (8/24/21 - 734)

    5G: Where Are We Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 27:19

    Peggy and David Witkowski, co-chair of the deployment working group, IEEE Future Networks, talk about where we are today with 5G. He says 5G deployment is a multipronged approach to deployment, which is moving as well as it could be moving. They also discuss: C-Band and what it means for the future of 5G. Why cities are interested in 5G and how they can come up to speed on telecom. Technologies that are going to benefit from 5G. www.okusolutions.com (8/24/21 - 734)

    The Importance of 5G

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 15:50

    Peggy and Peter Linder, head of 5G marketing North America, Ericsson, talk about the future of 5G. He says the two reasons we talk about 5G so much is because the buildout of the network has reached the point where we are starting to have an impact on people's lives and the expanded scope 5G can play. They also discuss: Intentions of previous generations—and what actually came. How 5G is going to connect to a broad ecosystem. Examples of 5G in manufacturing and sports venues. www.ericsson.com (8/24/21 - 734)  

    Think Global, Act Local

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 14:26

    Peggy defines what it means to think global and act local, sharing specific examples of how this is being done. She says information enables us to see what is being done or not being done at a large-scale. She also discusses: Where the motto “think global, act local” originated. How technology can help us achieve all this. What is being done specifically in the transportation sector. peggysmedleyshow.com (08.17.21 - #733) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Our Infrastructure and the Highway Trust Fund

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 33:49

    Peggy and Henry Petroski, Aleksandar S. Vesic distinguished professor emeritus of civil engineering, Duke University, talk about infrastructure and the Highway Trust Fund. He says the interstate highway system was established with legislation from the mid-1950s and part of that was a creation of a fund—which was going to be funded with a federal gasoline tax. They also discuss: The complication involved with passing new legislation. His research on the role of failure in successful design. If there are shifts with generations and leadership. duke.edu (08.17.21 - #733) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Henry Petroski, Duke University

    Authentication and Authorization

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 16:22

    Peggy and Bill Mann, CEO, Styra, talk about how the overall security market is getting more complex. He says as we get more technology, there are more moving parts. They also discuss: Why isn't authentication enough on its own. How authorization can help. The drivers for trying to solve the authorization problem. styra.com (08.17.21 - #733) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Bill Mann, Styra

    Roads and the Return to Office

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 12:54

    Are our roads and transportation systems ready for the mass return to office? Peggy answers, citing recent research from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and RoadBotics. She also discusses: Two big challenges and new opportunities with our infrastructure. Technologies that can help repair our infrastructure at a fraction of the cost. The importance of funding and creating awareness during an infrastructure crisis. peggysmedleyshow.com (08.10.21 - #732) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    The Pandemic and Home Technology

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 30:28

    Peggy and Giles Sutton, interim co-CEO, CEDIA, talk about spending time at home—and how this has changed our world—and how the pandemic changed the home technology market. He says we have seen a seismic shift in perceptions of home technology directly related to the environment. They also discuss: How mixed reality, augmented reality, and virtual reality are being applied in the home. The rise of multidwelling and the exodus of people from cities. How the proliferation of IoT provides a gateway for home technology for more than just the rich and famous. cedia.net (08.10.12 - #732) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Cybersecurity and the Pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 13:41

    Peggy and Roy Dagan, SecuriThings, talk about how he got to where he is today—and how his company can help during these times. They talk about the history of the lessons learned in traditional web areas—and what is missing in the IoT (Internet of Things) space. They also discuss: The multiple layers in the complex IoT ecosystem. That cybersecurity is a pain that needs to be solved. Where to begin the cybersecurity journey. securithings.com (08.10.21 - #732) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    LiFi and the Military

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 13:38

    Peggy talks about the history of Harald Haas and LiFi and explains how LiFi has been adopted by the military recently. She walks through the LiFi definition, saying it is wireless communications using light that is around us. She also discusses: Similarities and differences between LiFi and Wi-Fi. A multimillion-dollar deal with the U.S. Army. Potential opportunities where LiFi can be used. peggysmedleyshow.com  (08.03.21 - #731) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    The Smart Home Revolution

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 28:28

    Peggy and Dennis Holzer, executive director, PowerHouse Alliance, talk about how homes have changed in the last 10 years—especially with the advent of electronics. He says you have to make some decisions at what level you want to make a home smart or sustainable. They also discuss: How to keep pace with sustainable homes. The difference between DIY and DIFM. The importance of education and proper installation. powerhousealliance.com (08.03.21 - #731) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Are Software Engineers Burned Out?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 16:44

    Peggy and Junade Ali, Consultant, Haystack Analytics, talk about road traffic safety and the potential burnout of software engineers. He shares his journey with road traffic sensor networks and behavioral interventions for drivers—and how he built an engineering team. They also discuss: Examples of sensor systems and interventions. A study that looks at the burden that has fallen on software engineers. How quickly teams are able to deliver product features. haystack.io IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    Sustainable Homes through the Generations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 13:33

    Peggy talks about sustainable homes and the biggest trends among the various generations. She says generational trends are impacting nearly every industry—and this is certainly true for our homes. She identifies what sustainable technologies are most popular among homebuyers. She also discusses two big questions: Where are we going to find the land if Baby Boomers aren't downsizing? How will we ultimately make our homes more sustainable for all future generations? peggysmedleyshow.com (07.27.21 - #730) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast

    The Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Disabled Workers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 43:58

    Peggy and Tim Linsenmeyer, CTO, Clover Imaging Group and Michael Walton, industry solution executive, manufacturing industry, Microsoft, talk about how Clover Imagining is leveraging AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) to help disabled adults gain meaningful employment. They talk about how a machine-learning sales forecasting system helped right-size inventory and labor. They also discuss: How the right technology and an empowerment culture was key to success for Clover Imaging Group. How Clover Imaging used to have seven job functions in the warehouse and today it has one. How companies can use AI and ML technology to help disabled adults work in any environment—and Clover Imaging is giving the technology away to other companies. A touching, personal story about why Linsenmeyer is doing this work to help disabled adults find employment. The key ingredient to recruit and retain talent. microsoft.com cloverimaginggroup.com (07.27.21 - #730) IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, supply chain, disabled workers  

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