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Peggy gives listeners a firsthand look at how contractors are using connected tools today.
Don Kakfa, CEO, ToolWatch Corp., says if tools aren’t functioning correctly, extra spending is happening on purchasing additional tools.
Graham Cooper, senior account manager, ToolHound, says tool tracking systems provide information immediately at your finger tips.
Peggy introduces connected tools in construction and says not only do they save time on projects, but they also save on costs.
Paul Sakamoto, COO, Savari, explains the company’s mission is to save lives with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications technology.
Scott Meyer, CEO, Ghostery, explains privacy is by design and is really dependent on how a product is built.
Kevin Du, IEEE senior member, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, Syracuse University, explains 80% of Web applications have vulnerabilities and there is no way to protect systems 100%.
Deidre Diamond, founder and CEO, CyberSN and founder, Brainbabe, says when it comes to cyber security awareness, corporations have to step up their game.
Mahbubul Alam, CTO/CMO, Movimento Group, says any time you have wireless technology, it cannot go without security.
Stu Sjouwerman, founder and CEO, KnowBe4, says the moment you have a website or email, you become a target for cyber criminals.
Peggy discusses the fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S in autopilot mode and says we cannot stop innovation because we are afraid, instead we must learn from our mistakes when leveraging technology.
Kim Jones, director, cybersecurity education consortium, Arizona State University, explains the goal of the consortium is talent creation and talent enrichment.
Kevin Curran, senior lecturer, computer science, University of Ulster, says ransomware is the worst thing to hit the industry in a long time.
Travis Smith, senior security research engineer, Tripwire, says humans have an emotional connection to their data which is why ransomware is so successful.
Peggy explains there are many different kinds of ransomware and says fear is the reason it is so effective.
Frank Gillett, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester Research, says there are a dozen different categories surrounding smart home and the connected car and they are all coming together.
Steve Rayborn, vice president global sales, Alkane Truck Co., explains the latest innovation in the trucking industry includes its class 7 cab-over design truck which replaces diesel trucks with domestically-produced natural gas.
Peggy says being a tech leader today is a huge responsibility and Samsung is stepping up to the plate by investing $1.2 billion in the IoT (Internet of Things).
Magolin Franklin, owner and CIO, Synchronized Business Solutions, says the IoT (Internet of Things) is not just connected devices, but is inclusive of the services those devices offer.
Humera Malik, founder and CEO, Dat-Uh, says businesses need to identify the end goal and work backwards to connect the information.
Liz Derr, co-founder and CEO, Simularity, explains AI (artificial intelligence) can be useful to companies that harness massive amounts of data because it can identify significant information that should be analyzed.
Peggy praises a partnership that is putting startups and innovative thinkers in a better position to develop cutting-edge technologies that have the ability to deliver a more connected energy future.
Edgar Salas, CEO, AZLOGICA, talks about why his company thinks horizontally to encompass all verticals needing Internet of Things solutions in this ever-changing marketplace.
Paul Lipman, CEO, Bullguard, explains consumers recognize there is a problem with Internet of Things security, but have a limited set of options to really do anything about with it.
Gary Baum, vice president, marketing, Myscript, says the vision of the company is to bring all the benefits of using pen and paper to the digital world to enhance what we all do naturally.
Peggy explains how crowdfunding platforms have really started to pick up steam during the past couple of years with Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and GoFundMe all of which building cultural awareness about the IoT (Internet of Things).
Shanti Subramanyam, cofounder and CEO, Orzota, says medium and small enterprises still might not see the benefit of big data and Orzota is there to help them understand.
Allaa Hilal, R&D software developer, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, says she is working on a variety of IoT projects from road charging using telematics to enabling assisted living.
Star Cunningham, founder & CEO, 4D Healthware, says it is no secret healthcare has been lagging behind in adopting technology, but it is not a healthcare problem, it is a data problem.
Peggy shares the number of women in STEM programs and the workforce are growing, but women still hold less than a quarter of STEM jobs.
Martin Cotter, vice president, IoT, Healthcare and Consumer Business Units, Analog Devices, says in the IoT world we are able to capture and measure data like never before and form outcomes that weren’t possible.
Jamie Nguyen, senior communications specialist, Ampronix, says one of the biggest benefits the IoT offers healthcare is increased connectivity.
James Krouse, co-creator, Cleveland Medical Hackathon, explains the hackathon is about connecting doctors with the technology world.
Peggy says 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 IoT (Internet of Things).
Noa Ghersin, research associate, Lux Research, says the Internet of Things is changing the healthcare space in three major ways.
Farhad Farahbakhshian, CEO, Naked Labs, explains the 3D fitness tracker is designed to help those in a workout plan stick to their regimen by showing them results they may not see on the scale or in the mirror.
Rebecca Hopkins, CEO, Sports Technology Awards, says technology has hit the sports industry in a big way.
Peggy explains healthcare providers realize patients require more personalized care and that connected devices can be harnessed to provide a more patient-centric approach.
Lee Silverstone, CEO, Gymtrack, explains Gymtrack brings the IoT (Internet of Things) into the gym by using sensors to transmit data.
Michael O'Neil, founder and CEO, GetWellNetwork, explains healthcare is in a transformative state where patients are becoming more involved.
Devra Davis, founder, Environmental Health Trust, says we don’t have all the information on Wi-Fi radiation that we need which is why it is important to practice precaution, especially when it comes to young children.
Peggy talks about the latest “moves and shakes” creating the change in the connected health landscape.
Venkat Rajan, global research director, visionary healthcare research and Victor Camlek, principal analyst, transformational health, Frost & Sullivan, explain the three biggest challenges surrounding the Internet of Medical Things are care quality, access and cost but connected healthcare is addressing these issues.
Christine Stoffel, founder & CEO, SEAT, LLC, says there is constant debate whether technology is enhancing fan experiences or taking their eyes off the field.
Todd Durniak, executive vice president and general manager, North America, Labstyle Innovations Corp., tells Peggy we are starting to see a movement into connected blood glucose meters.
Peggy says there is new research that suggests we have taken a major step towards hands-free surgery.
Rod Piechowski, senior director, health information systems, HIMSS, explains security and privacy have always been a big concern in connected healthcare.
Chris White, senior vice president, global IoE/IoT solutions sales & GM, sports and entertainment solutions group, Cisco, says there has never been a better time to utilize technology to improve our lives.