MobileCon 2013: The Business and Mobile IT Conference – San Jose, CA, October 16-18, 2013

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Join me at the one mobile conference focused 100% on enterprise solutions — including my favorite segment of the mobile industry:  M2M or machine-to-machine.  I’m looking forward to hanging with my friends in the M2M zone, enjoying informational Keynotes, and taking in what’s new in the Solutions Exhibition.

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Talkin’ Trash: What Your Trash Says – Connected World, October/November 2013

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What is your trash saying about you? “Smart trash” — RFID-tagged items going into RFID-enabled trash bins — poses new threats to personal privacy. Explore the implications of connected trash with Laurie Lamberth in her October/November 2013 column for Connected World Magazine. Trash pulls have long been used by spies, cops and jilted lovers to uncover personal details. What if your trash stream could be mined for information, or for marketing purposes? . . . → Read More: Talkin’ Trash: What Your Trash Says – Connected World, October/November 2013

Connected World Conference, Santa Clara – June, 2013

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This year the Connected World Conference captures the heart of the Silicon Valley, June 10-13 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. This year’s program includes a Gadget Giveaway and M2M App Challenge, and speakers from United Parcel Service, Progressive Insurance, Hewlett Packard, at&t, T-Mobile, Sprint, and more. . . . → Read More: Connected World Conference, Santa Clara – June, 2013

CTIA 2013: The Mobile Marketplace – May, 2013

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CTIA 2013, the largest mobile trade show in North America, will be held in Las Vegas May 20-23. Spring CTIA’s trade show floor covers mobile from end to end. . . . → Read More: CTIA 2013: The Mobile Marketplace – May, 2013

M2M, How Do I Love Thee? Looking Ahead to the Trillion-Node Network: Connected World June/July 2013

In my latest Connected World Magazine column, I take a look at how the M2M market has evolved from an enterprise-focused, 100-million unit market to a segment that will eventually include trillions of connected devices. In the article, titled “M2M, How Do I Love Thee?” I show how market forecasts have expanded from millions, to billions, to trillions as the impact of connecting everyday objects influences the market’s expectations for growth in the M2M sector. . . . → Read More: M2M, How Do I Love Thee? Looking Ahead to the Trillion-Node Network: Connected World June/July 2013

Lamberth Moderates “Verticals & Applications” Panel at Telecom Council of Silicon Valley M2M Forum

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Laurie Lamberth moderated a panel session at the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s Mobile Forum: M2M event on May 2, 2013. Laurie’s panel focused on enterprise vertical markets and enterprise applications for M2M — the territory where mobile M2M got its start in the early 2000’s. Now, a over a decade later, it was a pleasure to share the stage with this group of seasoned M2M professionals to provide their insights on how M2M has evolved over the past decade, what’s hot in M2M now, and what even hotter trends lie just over the horizon. Mobile Focus: M2M is a daylong conference that explored the rapidly emerging “M2M” or “machine-to-machine” segment of the wireless industry, and reflect’s the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s continuing commitment to provide meaningful technology and networking events for the global Silicon Valley. . . . → Read More: Lamberth Moderates “Verticals & Applications” Panel at Telecom Council of Silicon Valley M2M Forum

GLG Webcast: The Internet of Things – How it Works and Why It Matters

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On Thursday, February 21 at 2 pm EST/11 am PST I presented a webcast on The Internet of Things for the Gerson Lehrman Group.  The webcast was an informative and fun 45 minutes during which I lay out what the “Internet of Things” is, how it works, and why it matters to people, communities, . . . → Read More: GLG Webcast: The Internet of Things – How it Works and Why It Matters

You Oughta Be in Pictures – Connected World Magazine, Feb/Mar 2013

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“I don’t know about you, but I pretty much expect to be on video any time I’m on the highway or in a public place. Video cameras monitor roads, gas stations, entrances, checkout counters, busses, and parking lots.”

That’s how my February/March Unplugged column in Connected World starts out, then goes on to explore . . . → Read More: You Oughta Be in Pictures – Connected World Magazine, Feb/Mar 2013

All I Want is Everything Connected: Nov/Dec Connected World Column

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Once again, it’s time to consider holiday gifts — not only what to give, but what you’d like to receive. And here’s the rub: after more than a decade during which device designers have connected almost everything to the Internet, there are still a few connected devices I’d like to see that have not been invented. . . . → Read More: All I Want is Everything Connected: Nov/Dec Connected World Column

Mobile Finally Saturates the Enterprise: MobileCON 2012 Recap

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Mobile technologies have finally saturated the enterprise, as evidenced by the throngs of corporate CIO’s and other senior executives prowling the exhibit hall and educational sessions at MobileCON 2012 — CTIA’s renamed fall show, held in San Diego September 9-11, 2012. The conference centered on big themes in enterprise mobility, including “bring you own device” (BYOD), machine-to-machine communications (M2M), location-based services (LBS), long-term evolution networks (LTE), automotive applications, mobile payments and more. . . . → Read More: Mobile Finally Saturates the Enterprise: MobileCON 2012 Recap