The Peggy Smedley Show

//The Peggy Smedley Show
The Peggy Smedley Show, the voice of M2M and connected devices, is an informative, yet fun talk show hosted by Peggy Smedley, president of Specialty Publishing Co, and and Editorial Director of Connected World magazine. The show features discussions with top newsmakers and technology companies and in-depth analysis of the week’s biggest connected device stories and trends.

03/31/20 Leading in Times of COVID-19, Companies that Work, Cars and the Era of 5G

Leading in Times of COVID-19 Peggy taps into people’s advice again—this week taking a closer look at how managers and business owners can continue to operate in these times and how they will need to inspire and equip their workers. She also discusses: Four universal needs during times of crises. The importance of productivity and [...]

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03/24/20 Remote Work: Tips and Advice; A Remote Era; Customer and Employee Experience

Remote Work: Tips and Advice Peggy offers advice on how to stay healthy, connected, and productive during this time. She additionally shares some advice from other experts in the space. She also: Relays strategies from some of her previous guests. Gives tips for being productive while working remotely. Challenges listeners to inspire and connect with [...]

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03/17/20 Teaching our Kids about Cybersecurity, MultiTech: 50 Years of Legacy, Lights Out Factories

Teaching our Kids about Cybersecurity At what age do we need to start talking to our kids about cybersecurity? Peggy discusses. She says criminals are targeting our young children and 82% of companies report a shortage of cybersecurity skills at their companies. She also discusses: • If schools should be teaching cybersecurity best practices. • [...]

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03/10/20 Deep Fakes and AI as a Service, Building in Resiliency, Data: Tying It Altogether

Deep Fakes and AI as a Service Peggy talks about AI (artificial intelligence) as a service and deep fakes in multiple vertical industries. She says AI is increasingly being used for predictive analytics, which is boosting demand for AI as a service, and the market will generate more than $15 billion worth of value between [...]

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03/03/20 FTC and Security; Plastics: Benefits and Challenges; Family Values

FTC and Security Peggy talks about security and privacy, narrowing in on FTC (Federal Trade Commission) settlements. She also discusses programs that the FTC has to educate consumers about security and privacy. She says transparency really matters when it comes to how and why we use other people’s information—and that no matter what business you [...]

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02/25/20 The Internet of Skills; Radio Regulations; Leadership and Life Hacks

The Internet of Skills Peggy defines and shares potential applications of the Internet of Skills in the business world. She gives examples of the Internet of Skills, including cases in healthcare, industrial, and more. She talks about the pros and cons of the Internet of Skills including how it will change existing jobs and the [...]

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02/18/20 The Tech behind Voice Assistants; Voice Assistants in Your Business; Voice Leads Business

AI (artificial intelligence) is the technology behind voice assistants and natural language processing. What ethical questions will arise? How to increase adoption of voice assistants in business. There is more traction in large enterprises, but big opportunities for small companies. Voice is leading the way in how enterprises function. Using technology has become natural now [...]

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02/04/20 Trusting Voice Assistants; The Full Potential of AI Chatbot; The Data and Security Behind Voice Assistants

An overview of voice assistants and the possible use cases for the technology, including healthcare and retail. AI (artificial intelligence) and how to maximize autonomous vehicles, healthcare, and chatbots for good. The wider availability of voice assistants and the possible implications of what that could mean for people's personal data.

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01/28/20 Adopting Wearables and AR/VR, The Endless Possibilities of Quantum, The Human Connection in Leadership

The New Future of Devices report from GSMA Intelligence. The adoption of wearable devices, their impact on healthcare, work, and homes in the future and now AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Realty) can have benefits for work, life, and play. The possibilities of quantum computing and the types of hurdles the technology is facing. [...]

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01/21/20 5G Progressing in 2020; The Complexity of IoT

With the promise of lower latency and faster speeds, 5G is going to a big in 2020. The New Future of Devices report from GSMA Intelligence. Microsoft's Azure IoT developer ecosystem and IoT Plug and Play help hardware and solution builders, to work better together. The importance of security when implementing IoT.

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