What’s Holding the Connected Kitchen Back? – Connected World August 2015

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Huh.  I’ve been developing, strategizing and writing about connected devices for more than a decade, and we’ve all been hearing about the Internet-enabled refrigerator since 1999…  and yet, as I finished a full kitchen remodel in my home, I realized that there isn’t even ONE connected device within it.

Why not?  With connected food . . . → Read More: What’s Holding the Connected Kitchen Back? – Connected World August 2015

Teaching Women Who Code How to Connect the Internet of Things – February 4, 2015

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“Not Your Father’s Platform – How to Connect the Internet of Things” was the subject of a joint presentation Laurie Lamberth and Allison Jones, Software Engineer for machineshop.io, gave to the Denver/Boulder chapter of Women Who Code (WWC) on February 3, 2015.  WWC is a non-profit organization hosts technical study groups, demos, hackathons and . . . → Read More: Teaching Women Who Code How to Connect the Internet of Things – February 4, 2015

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

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

Choosing the “Right” Network for the Internet of Things – Connected World Magazine, April/May 2014

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So you’re designing a connected device solution, are you? What type of network connectivity will you use? Where will you put the intelligence in your solution? In the device? In the Cloud? In an enterprise back end system? These decisions are amongst the thorniest device manufacturers face, since they effect how robustly the device connects to networks and also the end user experience. Explore them with me in my April/May column in Connected World column . . . → Read More: Choosing the “Right” Network for the Internet of Things – Connected World Magazine, April/May 2014

Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

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In the words of a favorite cartoon character, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth of “Futurama”… Good news, everybody! As of this month, I’ve merged my independent consulting practice into 151 Advisors, a global strategic consulting firm for mobile and Cloud-based technology companies. . . . → Read More: Laurie Lamberth Joins 151 Advisors!

2014 Mobile and Ad:Tech Forecast – Lamberth Q1 2014 Newsletter

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Laurie Lamberth’s first-ever newsletter is now available! Titled “2014 Mobile and Ad:Tech Forecast,” the article addresses four big trends Laurie sees for 2014 including: The Internet of Things is Finally Here, Fragmented Value Chain? That’s an Understatement!, All Networks Eventually Become Advertising Channels – or – How I Started Out in Mobile and Wound Up in Mad Men, and Multi-Screen is Where it’s At and Mobile is a Huge Part of the Mix. To read the full newsletter, and/or subscribe to receive further issues, read on! . . . → Read More: 2014 Mobile and Ad:Tech Forecast – Lamberth Q1 2014 Newsletter

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

Driving Vacation this Summer? Consider the 2011 Edge – Guest appearance on Connected World blog

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For a family driving vacation this summer — if you’re planning to defy rising gas prices — head over to Connected World Magazine for my review of the go-to car for family vacations this summer: the 2011 Ford Edge. I had the chance to drive the Edge for two weeks last winter, and found it to be packed full of driver- and family-friendly features, such as the ability to connect multiple music players via Bluetooth to the car’s entertainment system and select routes based on fuel efficiency. . . . → Read More: Driving Vacation this Summer? Consider the 2011 Edge – Guest appearance on Connected World blog