Peggy and David Stephenson, author, The Future Is Smart, talk about his new book. He explains the primary audience of the book is not the thought leaders and doers, but the skeptical mainstream businesses that have maybe heard a little bit of the IoT, but they are intrigued about the economic payoffs.
Peggy and Sam George, director of Azure IoT, Microsoft, talk about servitization.
Peggy asks: Are services really that important to growth? Simply, yes. She goes on to explain that IoT global spending will reach more than $772 billion in 2018—up about 14.5%. Even more, by 2021, services spending is expected to nearly equal hardware spending.
Peggy and Chuck Freiheit, COO, F.H. Paschen, talk about the aging workforce.
Peggy and Claire Rutkowski, CIO, Bentley Systems, talk about our infrastructure.
Peggy says one beacon of hope for people who hate sitting in traffic is connectivity.
Peggy and Cassandra Rutherford, assistant professor at Iowa State University, discuss some of the research she is doing as it relates to soil testing, foundation, and more.
Peggy and Rich DiClaudio, president, CEO, and founding board member, The Energy Innovation Center Institute, chat about this organization’s mission, which is to transform how humans interact with energy and technology.
Peggy says we have some challenges to solve if the IoT (Internet of Things) can be as widely adopted as it could be. She talks about Operation Prowli and how it had been spreading malware and malicious code to servers and Websites.
Peggy says there are always delays in services because of an outdated infrastructure.