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.

01/17/20 Partnering for Smart Cities; CES 2020 and The Future of Technology

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01/14/20 Pulling a Cisco; The Makings of a Smart Elevator; Going Beyond “To Do List” Ninjas

Cisco’s Silicon One, and its three pillars for the Internet for the Future, is changing the way companies adapt to serve their customers. Thyseenkrupp is changing the most used transportation system in the world, elevators, and is using predictive analytics and Azure cloud technology to make elevators more intelligent, efficient and maintainable. "Start Finishing: How [...]

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01/07/19 CES 2020 and The Future of Technology; Manufacturing and Digital Transformation; Sustainability and Resiliency in 2020

What to expect from CES 2020 and smart homes, AI, cybersecurity, 5G, and more. Digital transformation in the manufacturing sector and what manufacturing needs to do in order to prepare for the worker of the future. The importance of agricultural and biosystems sustainability and resiliency in 2020.

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12/18/19 Changing the Supply Chain with Blockchain; FirstNet: Safety First; Voice Assistants: Not Awkward!

The intersection of blockchain technology and the supply chain. The future growth the blockchain will alter the supply chain in the next few years. FirstNet is changing the communications for first responders, with a high-speed nationwide public safety broadband network. The evolution of voice assistants.

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12/13/19 Internet for the Future; Silicon and Optics Are Changing the Internet

Internet for the FuturePeggy sat down with Jonathan Davidson, SVP and general manager, service provider business, Cisco, to discuss its Internet for the Future announcement that took place on December 11. He says Cisco built a new network that is simple, modern, and trustworthy, in order to make it more resilient for customers. They talk [...]

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12/10/19 Manufacturing Tech Trends; The Supply Chain, Reinvented; Lead like a Scientist

Manufacturing Tech Trends and the ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Manufacturing Index. Manufacturing needs to look to technology for 2020. The supply chain has changed with the advent of new technology. Consumers want more precise delivery and more customized product. Lead like a Scientist. Do research, conduct experiments, and embrace a experimental methodology. Change the [...]

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12/03/19 AI in the Supply Chain, Private LTE Explored, The Power of Prediction

Opportunities and hurdles in procurement and the supply chain. AI will enable proactive decision making. Is resistance to change at the heart of your team? CBRS is a type of private LTE providing robust local connectivity. We need to have better coverage inside buildings and in remote locations, like on ships. AI can improve the [...]

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11/26/19 Security Practices Abound, Strategies for Connectivity, The Relationship Economy

Peggy talks about security best practices and laws from the Australian government and California, as well as details a new 2019 payment security report. Businesses that depend on payment security need to look at common pitfalls for compliance and common best practices. Emily Lyons Soelberg, of AT&T, discusses LPWA, NB-IoT, and LTE-M. Ways that customers [...]

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11/19/19 Investing in IoT, Cloud, and Edge; Digital Transformation Journey

Peggy journeys back to April 2018, detailing a big announcement from Microsoft about the IoT (Internet of Things) and how it has evolved since that time. Peggy and Sam George, vice president of Azure IoT, Microsoft, talk IoT (Internet of Things), AI (artificial intelligence), cloud, edge, and more. He dives into the topic of digital [...]

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11/12/19 Innovation in CPG; Predicting Chocolate Preference; Fundamentals of a Leader

How innovation is impacting CPG (consumer packaged goods). Why CPG companies need to be thinking about innovation and the IoT (Internet of Things), and challenges. How Hershey's leverages AI (artificial intelligence) to predict preference and formulate product to meet consumer needs. In this disruptive world we live, leaders have to develop a large degree of [...]

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