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

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

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

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