Doug Drinkwater


Energy, Power January 19, 2017

Energy company using smart grids to reduce downtime

Duke Energy, a U.S.-based sustainable electric and gas company, is working to improve customer service to their roughly 7.2 million customers in the Southeast and Midwest with smart grids.

By Doug Drinkwater
Cybersecurity August 20, 2016

Study suggests companies are adopting IoT technologies without realizing the benefits

Businesses are increasingly adopting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, even if some don’t yet truly understand the benefits they can bring to their company, according to a survey by Strategy Analytics.

By Doug Drinkwater
Workforce Development August 17, 2016

IoT skills gap drives growing demand for freelancers

Demand for jobs related to the Internet of Things (IoT) is growing and the lack of qualified people is forcing companies to turn to freelancers to fill the void.

By Doug Drinkwater
Cybersecurity May 21, 2016

The IoT is a maze of communication protocols

The Internet of Things (IoT) communication protocols remain an absolute maze, but Beecham Research, an analyst firm, has published a report designed to help users navigate through the chaos.

By Doug Drinkwater
Wireless May 13, 2016

Building a services company through the cloud and IIoT

GE Digital CEO Bill Ruh talked about how the company has formulated its own digital strategy with the rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how business is becoming driven by operational expenditures (OPEX) rather than capital expenditures (CAPEX).

By Doug Drinkwater
Cybersecurity April 16, 2016

Potential barriers to preventing IoT adoption

The Internet of Things (IoT) has enormous potential and can change the way how businesses operate, but there are still numerous obstacles to hurdle before wide-scale adoption is possible.

By Doug Drinkwater
Cybersecurity April 7, 2016

How secure is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is on the cusp of making our lives easier as consumers and business professionals, but there is also a very real cybersecurity risk that needs to be addressed.

By Doug Drinkwater
Mobility April 1, 2016

Farming and shipping industries powering IIoT revolution

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) revolution is in full swing, with the agriculture and transport sectors leading the way as enterprise technology becomes more and more important for manufacturing.

By Doug Drinkwater
Cybersecurity March 30, 2016

Five reasons why manufacturers are embracing the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) can help manufacturers in several ways by reducing costs and downtime as well as provide through operational savings and providing revenue systems.

By Doug Drinkwater