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The Peggy Smedley Show, your voice for our connected world, is an authoritative conversation hosted by tech journalist and sustainability influencer, Peggy Smedley with market leaders, authors, consultants, analysts, and more.

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The Peggy Smedley Show, your voice for our connected world, is an authoritative conversation hosted by tech journalist and sustainability influencer, Peggy Smedley with market leaders, authors, consultants, analysts, and more.

    IoT Checkup: Agriculture

    IoT Checkup: Agriculture

    Peggy does a mid-year IoT (Internet of Things) checkup, narrowing in on agriculture. She talks about the progress we have made with digital transformation in this vertical market and if we have made any real progress. She says supply chains are still disrupted, energy prices are soaring, and consumer confidence is plummeting. Now is the time to look at your vertical market.
    She also discusses:
    How much value could be added to the global gross domestic product by 2030 if connectivity is implemented in agriculture. Use cases that have the potential to radically transform many aspects of farming in the next decade. A specific example of a new autonomous farming robot. peggysmedleyshow.com 
    (7/5/22 - 778)
    IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G, cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast
    This episode is available on all major streaming platforms. If you enjoyed this segment, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 16 min
    Tips for an Efficient Home

    Tips for an Efficient Home

    Peggy and Charlie Culp, professor, Dept. of Architecture and associate director, Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University, discuss how he built a very efficient, experimental house with his wife that they are still living in. He says he wanted a house south facing because he wanted to harvest the sun in the winter and the daylight year-round.
    They also discuss:
    Other tips and tricks for making an existing home or a new build more energy efficient. What he learned through the process of building four homes. What everyone can do today to make their own home more energy efficient. tamu.edu 
    (7/5/22 - 778)
    IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G, cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Charlie Culp, Texas A&M University
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    • 34 min
    Government Innovation

    Government Innovation

    Peggy and Ruthbea Yesner, vice president, government insights, education, and smart cities, IDC, discuss higher education and smart cities. She says this is an incredibly interesting moment in time for the public sector in general—education and state and local government—due to a reset after the pandemic.
    They also discuss:
    The pent-up demand in governments and education to try new things. The challenge with technology infrastructure and the inequity in society. Examples of opportunities that exist with the Internet of Things in government. idc.com 
    (7/5/22 - 778)
    IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G, cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Ruthbea Yesner, IDC
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    • 17 min
    Data Rich, Information Poor

    Data Rich, Information Poor

    Peggy talks all about manufacturing on the first segment. She says in today’s world with broken supply chains and soaring costs, we need effective manufacturing practices now more than ever before.
    She also discusses:
    A new report that suggests manufacturing is data rich but information poor. Challenges that still exist in the manufacturing industry today. How manufacturers can move toward being data transformers. peggysmedleyshow.com 
    (6/28/22 - 777)
    IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G, cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast
    This episode is available on all major streaming platforms. If you enjoyed this segment, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 15 min
    AI, Healthcare, and Climate Change

    AI, Healthcare, and Climate Change

    Peggy and Rohit Malpani, consultant, World Health Organization, talk about the latest healthcare trends. He says different countries can try to tackle issues separately, but there is a large level of interdependence that countries have with each other when it comes to pandemics, climate change, and even AI (artificial intelligence).
    They also discuss:
    How the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the focus to address AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria and bring countries into universal health coverage. How the pharmaceutical industry is changing from developing medicines we have relied on for the last 100 years to medicines that use new technologies. The growing use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, which is about automation of healthcare that can provide significant benefits, but also disruptions. who.int 
    (6/28/22 - 777)
    IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G, cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Rohit Malpani, World Health Organization
    This episode is available on all major streaming platforms. If you enjoyed this segment, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.

    • 30 min
    Inside Healthcare Tech Management

    Inside Healthcare Tech Management

    Peggy and Danielle McGeary, vice president, healthcare technology management, AAMI, talk about why healthcare technology management is so important. She says it is the unsung hero of healthcare, making sure all the medical technology and equipment is working behind the scenes and is available when clinicians and patients need it the most.
    They also discuss:
    How they helped make sure technology was up and running during the pandemic. The aging workforce and how more than 60% of the field is over 50 and getting ready to retire, with a weak pipeline coming into the field. How we get past the challenges that currently exist in healthcare technology management. aami.org 
    (6/28/22 - 777)
    IoT, Internet of Things, Peggy Smedley, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, digital transformation, cybersecurity, blockchain, 5G, cloud, sustainability, future of work, podcast, Danielle McGeary, AAMI
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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

SFD-Boston ,

Thoughtful and provoking exploration of today's tech issues

Peggy's inquisitive mind shines through as she considers a broad array of today's pressing topics. From sustainability to advances in security and IoT to tech leadership, she brings context and understanding to the issues. A great podcast.

Ham Don ,

Connected Sustainability

Really enjoyed meeting Peggy in person and discussing how our homes can play a huge role in people and planetary health if we put our minds to using the most innovative and effective technologies to reduce our carbon footprint and focus on making spaces that are human centric.

ScottNoahSchober ,

Best Podcast from the Voice of IoT

Peggy does an awesome job informing her audience about the latest in IoT. Her energy is contagious and she is breaks down the tech jargon so her listeners learn and understand the relentless changes that are taking place in our tech world. I am a regular listener to her show and have had the privilege to be guest. The Peggy Smedley Show is an awesome Podcast that I highly recommend if you want to stay up to date in the connected world we live in !

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