Posts Tagged: Internet of Things 2015

Staying Secure with 50 Billion Devices

Conservative estimates predict there will be more than 50 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020. That’s more than one internet enabled device per-person on the planet. “This smart technology is the fastest growing technology in history,” said Peter Romness, Cybersecurity Lead for US Public Sector, Cisco. “But with every additional device comes increased securityRead… Read more »

How the Internet of Things is Driving Efficiency, Productivity and Cost Savings

When you think of efficiency and productivity, you may not think of the U.S. Post Service off the top of your head. The organization, strapped for budget and resources, particularly in the age of email, is not necessarily known for its stellar customer service. When you think of the USPS, the first image that mayRead… Read more »

Internet of Things Town Hall

Tuesday’s in-person training on the Internet of Things: Connected Government wrapped up with a diverse panel of IoT thought leaders from all levels of government and all sectors, public and private. Though there were neither accusations nor tomatoes hurled, it was a town hall to remember. The event aimed to address how to better use theRead… Read more »

Using IoT to Drive Government Productivity

“Why should I put a sensor on my toaster?” asked Daniel Castro, Vice President of Information Technology at the Innovation Foundation, and Director of the Center for Data Innovation. “You probably shouldn’t,” he answered. For an Internet of Things (IoT) evangelist, this answer was a surprising one. How could he deny that a connected toasterRead… Read more »