How Denver is Leading the Internet of Things – Denver Startup Week – October 2, 2015

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Over 200 people attended by Internet of Things session at Denver Startup Week 2016! Titled “How Denver is Leading the Internet of Things”, the session featured Denver area IoT entrepreneurs, investors and analysts who highlighed IoT innovations flowing from Denver Metro that can turn the promise of the Internet of Things into reality. For . . . → Read More: How Denver is Leading the Internet of Things – Denver Startup Week – October 2, 2015

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

Why I Sleep Better at Night: IoT in Public Safety – Connected World Magazine – April 2015

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While much of the focus given to the Internet of Things lately is centered on connected consumer products, innovation is also happening at a rapid pace in industrial and enterprise applications — including public safety.  From police body cameras and license plate readers, to high-tech connected medical equipment in ambulances, to sensors monitoring road . . . → Read More: Why I Sleep Better at Night: IoT in Public Safety – Connected World Magazine – April 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

Not Your Father’s Platform: M2M/IoT Platforms Evolve — Connected World Magazine, January 2015

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2015 stands to be a great year for all of us — I hope — and this outcome seems certain for the developers of several hot new platforms for M2M and the Internet of Things. The four new-school platforms I review in my January/February 2015 column in Connected World Magazine which blur the bright line I drew in my column between device management and application enablement platforms. . . . → Read More: Not Your Father’s Platform: M2M/IoT Platforms Evolve — Connected World Magazine, January 2015

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

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

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