Laurie Lamberth Named #40 M2M Influencer in Onalytics M2M Top 100 – December 10, 2014

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Thanks, Onalytica, for naming me to berth 40 in in your 2014 “M2M Top 100 Influencers” list!  Released on December 10, the list names the 100 people and brands that are “driving the conversation” regarding M2M in social media — particularly on Twitter.  M2M is a name for the technologies that collectively underly the Internet of Things . . . → Read More: Laurie Lamberth Named #40 M2M Influencer in Onalytics M2M Top 100 – December 10, 2014

Big News from Laurie Lamberth! also 2015 Mobile, Internet of Things & ad:tech Forecast

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Hello and Happy Holidays!  I hope you have had as happy and productive 2014 as I have.

2014 has turned out to be a strong year so far, with my 151 Advisors’ consulting practice growing steadily and my personal life transformed by a midsummer move to Colorado.  While prompted by business opportunities for my . . . → Read More: Big News from Laurie Lamberth! also 2015 Mobile, Internet of Things & ad:tech Forecast

Whaddya Want to Know? M2M & IoT FAQs — Connected World Magazine, December 2014

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I get asked about M2M and the Internet of Things (IoT) all the time. Sometimes on the record as an Associate Partner with strategic consultancy 151 Advisors, other times as a Council Member for expert network Gerson Lehrman Group. While the questions I get asked range all over the map, several are quite common — and these form the basis for my December, 2012 Connected World Magazine column “M2M and Internet of Things FAQs.” . . . → Read More: Whaddya Want to Know? M2M & IoT FAQs — Connected World Magazine, December 2014

M2M Goes to Pot in Colorado … for Marijuana Compliance – Connected World Column, Oct/Nov 2014

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M2M turns up in the strangest places sometimes… such as RFID tags attached to medical and recreational cannabis plants and products in Colorado.  M2M enables the Colorado Department of Revenue to track cannabis products, maintain compliance with regulations, and assess taxes on Colorado’s burgeoning cannabis trade.

This article explores the RFID-reliant compliance system, how . . . → Read More: M2M Goes to Pot in Colorado … for Marijuana Compliance – Connected World Column, Oct/Nov 2014

Denver Startup Week – Downtown Denver, September 15-19, 2014

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I’m really looking forward to Denver Startup Week! In its third year, DSW aims to bring together “all things entrepreneurial in Denver” with program tracks on Business, Design, Tech and Manufacturing plus Keynotes, Resource and Job Fairs and an enticing lineup of Social Events/Mixers. . . . → Read More: Denver Startup Week – Downtown Denver, September 15-19, 2014

151 Advisors Named to CW 100 List in Recognition of Service to M2M-Internet of Things Sector – Connected World Magazine, September 2014

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“151 Advisors isn’t afraid to roll up its sleeves and do the dirty work by helping clients implement new strategies. These folks are more than just a consulting firm; they are true business partners who want to see clients succeed as much as the clients do.”

- Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director, Connected World . . . → Read More: 151 Advisors Named to CW 100 List in Recognition of Service to M2M-Internet of Things Sector – Connected World Magazine, September 2014

Building the Internet of Things: GigaOm Structure Connect, San Francisco, October 21-22, 2014

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Join me at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center for GigaOm’s Structure Connect 2014, two days dedicated to “Building the Internet of Things.”  The conference, which will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday October 21 and 22, will explore how connecting our homes and business to the internet will disrupt businesses, bring ease to . . . → Read More: Building the Internet of Things: GigaOm Structure Connect, San Francisco, October 21-22, 2014

Wireless Tech Growing in Greenhouse – Connected World Column, Aug/Sept 2014

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Even on the hottest day of summer, a greenhouse can offer a restful, cool respite. Hobby greenhouses are generally a labor of love, the “labor” made more intense by the lack of consumer-grade “smart” greenhouse controllers. Commercial greenhouses have long used sensor networking to automate environmental control and improve watering efficiency. But similar tools have not available to hobby growers…. until now. . . . → Read More: Wireless Tech Growing in Greenhouse – Connected World Column, Aug/Sept 2014

Thank You! LinkedIn Endorsements = Humbling View of Deep Skill Set

Strategic Partnerships, Mobile Devices, Business Development, Strategy, Start-ups, Wireless, Competitive Analysis, M2M, Telecommunications, Mobile Technology

When LinkedIn endorsements showed up a while back, I was happy to jump onto the bandwagon.  Suggest skill recommendations for my contacts based on things we have in common, or what’s in our job descriptions?  Awesome.  It was so less burdensome than having to actually write two or three short sentences about how great a . . . → Read More: Thank You! LinkedIn Endorsements = Humbling View of Deep Skill Set

Imagining the Internet of Things in the Enterprise – Connected World Column June/July 2014

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When a friend recently asked for my perspective on the Internet of Things in the enterprise, I started to drone on with my usual answer about M2M, the Industrial Internet and the smart grid… but that’s when I realized some fresh thinking was needed. How does the new crop of consumer-oriented connected devices such as connected cars, smart watches, heads-up displays and fitness bands intersect with corporate information strategy? How can organizations use these new tools to improve customer service and employee productivity? . . . → Read More: Imagining the Internet of Things in the Enterprise – Connected World Column June/July 2014