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Farah Saeed, principal consultant, Frost & Sullivan, says there is some impatience in the energy sector when it comes to transforming old systems.
Michael Carlson, president, digital grid North America, Siemens, says the best IoT (Internet of Things) solution for the grid involves bringing together all of the technology that is currently there.
Peggy explores what some of the big companies are interested in doing in AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality).
Mark Chung, CEO and co-founder, Verdigris, explains the AI (artificial intelligence) company is focused on making IoT accessible to large, commercial buildings to transform normal buildings into smart ones.
Ellen Qualls, VP for communications & public affairs, Renovate America, says it is important to put tools in the hands of contractors that can help educate homeowners on the importance of selecting energy efficient options for their homes.
Brian Jamison, national procurement director, PulteGroup, explains the Zero Net Energy Home prototype, a high performance home built in northern California.
Recent research from Vodafone revealed 76% of businesses say IoT (Internet of Things) will be critical to the future success of organizations.
Peggy encourages listeners to register to attend the Peggy Smedley Institute to explore new IoT (Internet of Things) ideas and implementations.
Tom Ivory, head of strategic innovation, Capgemini, explains companies are looking to transform business processes to become faster and more efficient.
Roberto Aiello, managing director, Itron Idea Labs, says machines can make better decisions than we can, which is why there needs to be a push for more intelligence everywhere.
Peggy says UPS has become a leader in global supply-chain management and is helping transform commercial transportation and logistics.
Massoud Amin , IEEE fellow, chair of the IEEE smart grid, and director/professor, University Of Minnesota, explains the smart self-healing grid can sense and react to abnormalities in a fraction of a second.
Joe Lynch, vice president, marketing, Omnicell, explains automation is relatively new in healthcare, but is making a big impact.
Dan Whitten, VP of communications, Solar Energy Industries Assn., says solar panels are popping up on homes in all sorts of income groups and they are in all 50 states.
Peggy discusses the recent acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon for comparative “chump change.”
Elizabeth Rozell, associate dean, College of Business and director of MBA, Missouri State University, shares the universities MBA program with an emphasis in cybersecurity was ranked number two in the nation by Online MBA Today.
Vijay Bharti, vice president and head, security services, Happiest Minds, says criminals are becoming more organized and focused and early detection is more important than ever.
Paul Mockapetris, chief scientist, ThreatSTOP, says education is the most important thing when it comes to cybersecurity and there are basic steps people can take to reduce risk.
Peggy addresses the latest Pokémon GO craze and says it has brought up some serious safety and privacy issues.
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.