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?
CTIA – the Cellular Telephone Industry Association – has rolled their former fall and spring conferences into SUPER MOBILITY WEEK, to be held at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas September 8-11, 2015. This all-in-one mobile techfest will bring together the North American mobile industry like never before
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
Dig into what’s new in digital advertising with me at Ad:Tech West in San Francisco
Join Laurie and the rest of the consumer technology world at one of the world’s largest technology shows: the Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas January 6-10, 2014. This show covers technologies ranging from home audio and video to appliances, photography equipment, game consoles, mobile phones and so much more.
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.
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.
On Thursday, February 21 at 2 pm EST/11 am PST I presented a webcast on
Don’t miss the most important networking event at MobileCon 2012: the Wireless Hall of Fame Awards banquet, which is the night before the show officially opens. The Wireless Hall of Fame Banquet provides the best top-level networking opportunities of the entire MobileCon show. Plus it’s a great excuse to dress up and enjoy a fine night out. Don’t miss this event. It’s well worth the price of admission.
The cellular trade show formerly known as “CTIA Enterprise and Applications” — MobileCON 2012 — is coming up October 9-11 in San Diego. Here’s a preview of the show:
Education: October 10 and 11 will bring Keynote sessions plus mobile case study “Bit Talks,” interactive Thought Leadership sessions, Executive Boardroom Sessions and networking receptions continue from prior shows. The exhibit floor is open bothd days.
Pre-show events on October 9 include CTIA’s October 9 “APP-Solutely Enterprise” workshop, four paartner workshops on M2M, BYOD (Bring your own device) and unified enterprise communications, plus don’t-miss the Wireless Hall of Fame Awards banquet.