IoT Agenda:

Career Development


July 31, 2018  4:15 PM

Tips for overcoming the hype to succeed in IoT

Cheryl Ajluni Profile: Cheryl Ajluni
Business model, Business strategy, Consumer IoT, Education, Engineering, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, Skills, Testing, Training

Ask any company these days if they are making the internet of things a priority and a clear majority will answer with a resounding yes. Ask them exactly what they are doing to make it a priority and the answer gets murky. It's an interesting phenomenon and one that foretells a growing problem....

December 22, 2017  12:11 PM

Why augmented reality should be on every warehouse’s wish list this holiday season

Brian Ballard Profile: Brian Ballard
AR, augmented reality, Collaboration, Internet of Things, Inventory, iot, smart glasses, Supply chain, Training, warehouse

Once again, retailers and logistics providers across the globe have amplified their warehousing and material handling with seasonal staff to meet the peak of consumer demand. On an annual basis, most warehouse and retail logistics companies double to triple their workforces for the holiday rush....


November 30, 2017  12:51 PM

Vocational training provides more people the skills to work in IoT

Deepak Puri Profile: Deepak Puri
ESRI, Internet of Things, iot, IT training, salesforce, Soft skills, Training

Did you graduate from college? Chances are that if you're reading this article you probably did. The lack of a college degree, however keeps many from getting a job in the IoT field. Requirements for prior work experience and


October 23, 2017  4:26 PM

The organizational psychology of IoT

Mark Benson Profile: Mark Benson
Collaboration, Digital transformation, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IT staff, Management, Psychology, Skills, Training

We are in the midst of a major confrontation between an irresistible force and an immovable object. The irresistible force is technology disruption, and the immovable object is the change monster -- the inability of large organizations to make the necessary changes to remain competitive on the...


October 18, 2017  1:01 PM

The high-tech skills gap and education

Josh Garrett Profile: Josh Garrett
"IT occupations", Education, Internet of Things, iot, IT jobs, IT skills, jobs

On Sept. 26, Software.org: the BSA Foundation released a new report titled "The Economic Impact of Software." The study details the rapid growth of the software industry in the United States and its...


September 14, 2017  4:40 PM

Top 10 business steps to secure IoT ecosystems

Laura DiDio Profile: Laura DiDio
cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, iot security, Patch management, Risk analysis, Risk management, security awareness, security in IOT, Security policies, Security training

In IoT environments where devices, applications and people are interconnected across vast and disparate ecosystems, it's imperative that security is an integral part of IoT deployments. Threats are everywhere. The attack vector is potentially limitless. IoT ecosystems encompass the network...


August 30, 2017  3:17 PM

Recruiting smartly for the internet of things

Mike Bell Profile: Mike Bell
Employee training, hiring, Internet of Things, iot, People, Skills, Teams, Training

As the internet of things continues to shake up different industries, businesses are being forced to interrogate and evaluate their recruitment strategies to make sure they have


July 18, 2017  3:27 PM

Find success in enterprise IoT with rebranding, technical know-how

Krishnakantha Jayashree Chandrashekhar Profile: Krishnakantha Jayashree Chandrashekhar
Branding, Certifications, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Prabhu Ramachandran, who previously led WebNMS, the IoT division of Zoho Corporation. He was instrumental in building its IoT platform and strategizing WebNMS for enterprise IoT technologies. With his 18 years of experience in the telecom and IoT...


March 29, 2017  3:27 PM

Industry and academia need to work together to close the skills gap

Leah Jewell Profile: Leah Jewell
Academia, Career Development, Certifications, degrees, Internet of Things, iot, Skills, Staffing, talent, Training

The technology skills gap is a thorny problem to solve. People might not have the technical skills for current jobs or those that are growing in demand, like those around the internet of things. On the other hand, personal and social skills are desperately needed across the board, but it's...


November 10, 2016  9:32 AM

Are you ready for the internet of things revolution?

Sherri Hammons Sherri Hammons Profile: Sherri Hammons
augmented reality, Digitization, Internet of Things, iot, Skills, smart city, Training

The internet of things promises to bring the easy life to everyone in the next five years. Tired of doing laundry? Let your robot do it! Want to scare that pesky squirrel eating your bird food? Create a motion detecting squirrel detractor! Hate grocery shopping? Let your refrigerator order for you!...


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