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William McCabe

Owner/ Founder at SoftNet Search Partners LLC/ Internet of Things Recruting

Denver, United States

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Senior Executive Recruiting professional with a track record providing World Class – Sales/Account Management at all Levels in the Internet of Things and Professional Services in the US & worldwide.

I have built and designed recruitment plans for high value IT & IOT talent in Sales, Marketing & Consulting. I have placed national teams for Global powerhouses:

?? IBM, Deloitte, Accenture, Cap Gemini, Oracle, & JD Edwards

??Proven screening & talent vetting process ensuring an optimal fit for the company & candidate
??I retain relationships with past placement successes
??Placements provide a wealth of referral business for my team, and each placement multiplies my reach in sourcing professionals

Research That Works for Your Search

Fortune 500 CEOs, founders, Board Members, & division leaders come to our organization because we spend thousands of hours researching specific & measurable results companies need to staff for the IOT. Each position requires specific expertise that we find in our placements. Digital disruption leadership requires knowledge in Security/IOT/Consultative business approaches.

We find your IT Professionals – we’re communicating with them every day

Our ongoing digital programs are on the channels & platforms your audience frequents. We're efficient and productive with recruitment dollars.

We Serve Leaders looking for IT & IOT professionals

?? Hiring IT executives, managers for Fortune 100/500 companies
?? Our Candidates work at high levels of the IT or IOT space. They want to be placed with cutting-edge businesses.

SoftNet builds long-term relationships with our candidates & placement executives.

We Deliver

?? Placements occur within three months - 95% of the time
?? Specialty skills in placing the IOT, Sales, Consulting
?? Current positions in the Security, IOT, Consulting

See my client endorsements, which represent thousands saved in candidate searches.

LinkedIn builds great relationships. Reach out to bill@softnetsearch.com

William McCabePoints
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Author72
Influencer317
Speaker1
Entrepreneur0
Total390

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Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Business Unit: Executive Search
Theatre: North America
Media Experience: 15 years
Last Media Interview: 04/09/2018

Areas of Expertise

AI 36.36
Big Data 31.17
Blockchain 32.02
Cloud 30.34
Cybersecurity 31.62
Digital Transformation 32.02
ERP
IoT 49.72
Customer Experience 32.44
Analytics 30.53
Autonomous Vehicles 35.83
Future of Work 30.32
Digital Disruption 30.62

Industry Experience

Consumer Products
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Manufacturing
Professional Services

Publications

60 Article/Blogs
Benefits of AI (Artificial Intelligence)
LinkedIn
September 18, 2018
Because of AI or Artificial Intelligence, machines now learn from their experience. Machines can adjust to various inputs, which allow them to perform tasks that are human-like. You can see AI everywhere—from self-driving cars, game playing computers, to shopping sites. These machines rely on natural language processing and deep learning. By processing huge amounts of data and identifying patterns, computers can execute specific tasks.

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Tags: AI

Why Artificial Intelligence Matters
LinkedIn
August 15, 2018
Because of AI or Artificial Intelligence, machines now learn from their experience. Machines can adjust to various inputs, which allow them to perform tasks that are human-like. You can see AI everywhere—from self-driving cars, game playing computers, to shopping sites. These machines rely on natural language processing and deep learning. By processing huge amounts of data and identifying patterns, computers can execute specific tasks.

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Tags: AI

Disruption of Advertising saved by Blockchain ??
LinkedIn
July 27, 2018
nd emboldened logos flashing in our faces are alive only in the work of those who are living ten years in the past. The speed with which things have changed since the onset of the internet is shadowed only by the disparity of the audience at which the advertising must be targeted.

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption

The IoT Job Market. What Does the Future Look Like?
LinkedIn
May 17, 2018
Technology is not without those who are made nervous by it. It has been a recurring nightmare for people since the dawn of the internet that technology was going to take their jobs, leaving them poor and unable to support their families.

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Tags: IoT

Do you know where your IOT Devices are and are they Secure ??
LinkedIn
May 03, 2018
Recently the Ponemon Institute and Shared Assessments conducted a poll of more than 600 people in positions of corporate governance.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

Linking the Value and the Talent
LinkedIn
April 18, 2018
Finding the best people for an important job doesn’t just happen. It takes real effort on the part of those who are seeking the talent and it takes a real understanding of how top talent fits in and moves an organization forward.

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Tags: IoT, Management, Culture

IOT Recruiting Podcast - #6 Jeff Kavanaugh - Senior Partner at Infosys Consulting
YouTube
April 15, 2018
Jeff Kavanaugh is a senior partner at Infosys, one of the world’s largest consulting and technology firms with over $10bn a year in revenue and a market cap in the 11-figures.
We covered digital transformation and Jeff offered up some great ideas about how the current workforce can prepare themselves for this major transformation in the digital economy.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Chief Digital Officers Guide Companies Into the Future of Information Technology
LinkedIn
April 06, 2018
Just ten years ago, the title of "Chief Digital Officer" was not commonplace. The internet was gaining popularity at a feverish pace, yet many businesses and companies stuck to the analog technology and face-to-face practices they knew the best.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, IoT

AI Will Enhance the Future: Work With it to Succeed
LinkedIn
March 27, 2018
When top industry leaders say that artificial intelligence will be the new priority in 10 years, workers the world over should perk up their ears and pay attention.

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Tags: AI, IoT, Future of Work

How Will AI Change Work?
LinkedIn
March 25, 2018
One of the most challenging questions today is whether or not AI or Machine learning, a subset of AI is going to change work or actually remove work.

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Tags: AI, IoT

Digital Transformation: 4 Tips to Keep Your Company On the Cutting Edge
LinkedIn
March 24, 2018
In the ever-evolving world of digital information, things can change surprisingly quickly. Helping your company become as transparent as possible, at least internally, will enable IT specialists and digital transformation workers to get the information they need as fast as they need it so they can best respond to any changes in the business's circumstances.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT

The Dark Side of AI
LinkedIn
March 22, 2018
Ai is something that we’re all looking forward to. The advances in AI are nothing short of amazing but there are a few things about AI that should make everyone a little nervous.

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Tags: AI, IoT

5 Steps to Transform a Business Into a Digital Era Powerhouse
LinkedIn
March 21, 2018
How can you transform your company into a digital-era powerhouse? Here are five simple steps to help you reach your goal.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption, IoT

IoT in the Bathroom—Yes, We Said Bathroom
LinkedIn
March 10, 2018
It is undeniable that homes are becoming smarter and smarter as new technology is developed every day.

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Tags: IoT

IOT Recruiting Podcast - #4 Nicholas Evans Digital Transformation Innovator
YouTube
March 08, 2018
Nicholas Evans is the award winning author of “Mastering Digital Business” and “Business Innovation & Disruptive Technology”, a writer for CIO.com, a globally recognized keynote speaker, and consulting executive focused on managing innovation and disruptive technology.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Is Your Fitness Tracker Dangerous?
LinkedIn
February 14, 2018
The fitness tracker is the newest rage for the sweat-set. It gives invaluable insight for those who are working out and want to have the best body possible. It helps them to understand the depth and breadth of their workout but it may also do a little more than that.

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Tags: IoT

Mobile Healthcare Apps and Wearables posing a Serious Challenge
LinkedIn
January 17, 2018
Mobile Healthcare apps and wearables are posing a serious challenge to companies as well as to the FDA. While they are among the most forward thinking and the best thing to happen since pockets—as the saying goes—they also create real problems in their use.

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Tags: IoT, Mobility, Healthtech

Are Robots Going to Take Over? Stephen Hawking Offers an Opinion
LinkedIn
December 26, 2017
We’ve all seen the dire predictions where robots take over the world. It seems as though everyone has an opinion about the ways in which robots are going to begin to rule the earth and how they may become better at it than the people.

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Tags: AI, IoT

Are Job Boards Dead? Top Reasons that Job Boards are not as Effective
Import from medium.com
December 20, 2017
Once upon a time in the infancy of the internet?—?or?—?as short a time ago as just 4 or 5 years, job boards were “the” place to go for you to post your resume. Boards were also the best place to post a job where good people were hanging around reviewing them and waiting for the right

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Why Does AI Choose the Things it Chooses? It’s a Mystery—Even to Those Who Developed It.
LinkedIn
December 12, 2017
There isn’t a single place in the world that AI has not crept into. At this point, AI is tagging your friends on social media and it is selecting what you watch next on Netflix.

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Tags: AI, IoT

Data Breaches - Again
LinkedIn
December 11, 2017
We’re all shocked. The cyber world isn’t as secure as we hoped and in some cases, isn’t as security conscious as we hoped.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

IOT Use Cases and Innovation in IOT
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
There isn’t an IoT company in the industry that doesn’t need a totally killer app to make them stand out from the pack. In the IoT realm one of the most difficult things to accomplish is to identify the most promising of use cases. Unique and innovative uses for IoT are cropping up every day.Th

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Tags: IoT

How Much Will AI Affect the Jobs Market in the US ?
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
Automation is creating a real buzz in multiple arenas. From robotics to warehousing, automation is the order of the day. Many people believe it will also real issues by dramatically impacting our ability to make a living. With robots replacing laborers in manufacturing vehicles and artificial intell

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Tags: AI

How Predictive Maintenance Saves Time and Money
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
What is Predictive Maintenance?Predictive Maintenance uses many different advanced technologies to prevent costly shutdown and costly reactive maintenance of machines. It is used in manufacturing as well as in other venues.Predictive maintenance works by:Lowering the time that the equipment mainte

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Are We Using Wearables Data to the Best of Our Ability?
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
The total IoT semiconductor sales for IoT systems and devices are predicted to reach more than 31 billion dollars by 2020. Wearables are expected to have a CAGR of about 17%.This number of devices is creating a vast interest and a future growth in not just IoT, but also in power management. That ma

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Deep Learning Vs Machine Learning And Its Affect On Jobs
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
Machine learning and Deep learning. Two analytic and data building concepts that have changed the game in many ways when it comes to jobs and how they are received, achieved, and handled. First, we need to cover our basis here and explain to those that don’t know the difference between the two, ex

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IoT and IT Regulations on the Rise. Is Your Company Ready?
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
It’s no secret that data breaches are on the rise. In fact, there have been more data breaches than ever before. Medical data breaches are proven to cost more than any other type of breach, costing about 400 dollars per record.Data breaches are rising dramatically putting them on the agenda for m

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Will Tech Companies be the Next Big Car Companies?
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
It’s no secret that connected cars are already on the market. When it comes to IoT it doesn’t get much more controversial than the autonomous vehicle. These connected vehicles however are a different story. While the self driving vehicle is causing consternation from young people to older people

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How to Mitigate Your Company’s Cyber Risk
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
It’s a given that with the many different types of IoT and connected devices that we’re using and the massive advances in IoT that one of the biggest issues we’re going to run into is cyber security.Organizations are going to be spending millions of dollars this year alone on cybersecurity. Th

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The Risks of Connected/Autonomous Vehicles — Do They Stand up to the Rewards?
Import from medium.com
December 08, 2017
Connected vehicles and self-driving automobiles sounds a lot like science fiction doesn’t it? The reality is that even though it sounds like something out of a Jules Verne book, we’re already using them and we’re seeing massive benefits to both the driver as well as the companies who are using

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Tags: Autonomous Vehicles

Can Smarter Vehicles or Connected Vehicles Save Money and Save Lives?
LinkedIn
November 16, 2017
We all know that we need insurance and we’re all aware that driving without it isn’t legal. Insurance is something we’d rather have and not need, but it can also be quite costly.

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Tags: AI, IoT

How IoT May Help to Feed the World.
LinkedIn
November 08, 2017
Mobile Satellite Company Inmarsat has determined that over half of all respondents in the agriculture or farming sector are interested in taking a closer look at the power that IoT can offer in farming.

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Tags: IoT

How IOT may be a Double Edged Sword
LinkedIn
October 31, 2017
A new study by Constellations Research has revealed recently that about 20 percent of companies currently have one or more IoT projects in the works. Additionally about 30% are involved in piloting projects.

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Tags: IoT

AI Lagging Behind IoT Technology Dramatically—At Least for Now
LinkedIn
October 26, 2017
The IoT is one of those amazing bits of technology that will give us a remarkable edge. It will also cut both ways. It is automating many jobs and making them much easier to do and offering very lucrative jobs for those who are in possession of the right skill set.

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Tags: AI, IoT

IoT DDos Attacks 12 Months Later. What Did We Learn?
LinkedIn
October 20, 2017
Just a year ago today something amazing happened. IoT devices from around the world were used to create the most concise DDoS attack that the United States had ever seen. The attacks affected sites like Reddit, Spotify, Paypal, Amazon and many others.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

IOT and Job Loss - What does the future Hold ??
LinkedIn
October 19, 2017
The world is full of internet connected tech and full of internet connected jobs. There are jobs being lost every day, but conversely there are jobs being created every day.

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Tags: IoT

Is IoT the Death of the Higher Paying Job?
LinkedIn
October 16, 2017
IoT is going to kill jobs. There’s no way around it and there is no fix for some of it. IoT is going to change the way that we are going to go business and many jobs are simply going to evaporate because of the things that IoT can offer us

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Tags: IoT

Blockchain and Hookers.. Who Saw That Coming?
LinkedIn
October 05, 2017
Some of the greatest achievements of mankind owe a little something to sex. That should make the next announcement nothing new and nothing shocking. Blockchain and hookers have paired up for a match made in. . .heaven?

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Tags: Blockchain

IOT Tech Trends Have Major Impact on Education
LinkedIn
September 19, 2017
Every industry has been impacted by advances in technology and this goes for the education industry as well. While cell phones and tablets were a rarity just 10 years ago, you will find them in the hands of just about every teacher and student.

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Tags: IoT, Mobility

Using Thoughts to Control Machines. The Science of Helping People-Part One
LinkedIn
January 08, 2017
We’ve all heard people talk about “transformative technology.” In most cases it’s a hyper dramatization of something that isn’t really all that special.

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Tags: AI, IoT

Police are Seeking Amazon Echo Data for Use in Murder Trial
LinkedIn
December 31, 2016
Police are Seeking Amazon Echo Data for Use in Murder Trial

Amazon Echo and other virtual devices are now part of the legal landscape. As of last week, police are seeking access to Amazon Echo information to see if the Amazon data has something that will help them with a murder case.

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Tags: IoT

10 Great DIY/IOT Concepts That are Here Now
LinkedIn
December 23, 2016
The meaning behind the letters in DIY are readily understood by people. IoT does not immediately spark recognition...yet. IoT stands for "Internet of Things" and refers to the amazing connection between various devices as well as connecting things via the internet.

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Tags: IoT

Predictions for the IOT in 2017
LinkedIn
December 19, 2016
Although we are a far cry from Nostradamus, there are some fairly reliable predictions that can be made about 2017 and beyond.

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Tags: IoT

Top IOT News for 2016
LinkedIn
December 12, 2016
2016 will go down as being part of the golden era for the Internet of things. This last year has experienced incredible advancements like cars that drive themselves, and cities that actually smarter.

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Tags: IoT

Expanding your IOT Horizon
LinkedIn
December 07, 2016
There are some in the IoT industry who see certain technologies as prohibitive, especially for the average user. There are a number of areas that are currently unserved by IoT technologies, sometimes due to a lack of innovation, and at other times due to there being a lack of network support in a particular geographic location.

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Tags: IoT

Trump's Potential Impact on the Internet of Things
LinkedIn
November 28, 2016
President Trump’s Potential Impact on The Internet of Things

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Tags: IoT

IOT - Think Big - Start Small - Scale Quickly
LinkedIn
November 28, 2016
There’s an old philosophy that business coaches often use. It’s the saying that you think big, start small, and then scale quickly. If you follow it closely, you have the potential to make a lasting impression in an industry and achieve actual results in the process.

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Tags: IoT

How Does Industry 4.0 Affect the Different Industries
LinkedIn
November 20, 2016
Industry 4.0 is effectively changing the way we do business around the world. It is affecting the way we manufacture in that IoT and cloud computing are making it easier to communicate our needs.

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Tags: IoT

The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0
LinkedIn
November 07, 2016
In the last couple of years, Industry 4.0 has significantly affected manufacturing on a global scale. With a heavy focus on the Internet of Things, the use of smart machines and other devices has become a critical part of Industry 4.0.

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Tags: IoT

Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Processes
LinkedIn
October 31, 2016
Industry 4.0 or, as it is also known the fourth industrial revolution is the trend that is currently coming into play of automating the manufacturing processes and the use of IoT and other technologies to make industrial processes more readily accomplished.

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Tags: IoT

Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
LinkedIn
October 27, 2016
In 2016, many companies are using Industry 4.0 as a buzzword. This doesn’t mean that the old industry has been revolutionized into a new version. On the contrary, this is an extension of what has currently existed, with the dawn of the modern variation arriving about 2010 in Germany

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Tags: IoT

IOT Job Market/ Who is getting hired and Why ?
LinkedIn
October 26, 2016
As the Internet of Things becomes more important for companies of all sizes, Information Technology professionals are beginning to seek out roles related to this growing niche.

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Tags: IoT

The IOT / Big Data and Data Scientists
LinkedIn
October 18, 2016
In recent years, two of the biggest topics of discussion when it comes to technology have been Big Data and the IOT (Internet of Things).On the off chance that all the hype has passed you by, the IOT is a rapidly expanding network of sensors that are internet connected and attached to a vast range of “things.”

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Tags: Big Data, IoT

Smarter Cities and The Internet of Things
LinkedIn
October 05, 2016
Parking meters, information signs, CCTV, traffic signals – almost everywhere that you look in a modern city, there’s a microchip embedded device, connecting to what has now become known as the all-encompassing Internet of Things.

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Tags: IoT

Developing Countries - Unlikely Champions of IOT
LinkedIn
September 13, 2016
When considering any new or emerging technology, it can be easy to immediately think of the potential implementation in developed markets. After all, these are the markets where consumers have high purchasing power, and businesses and governments have strong credit lines and funding options.

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Tags: IoT

IOT Security - Ongoing Challenge
LinkedIn
September 08, 2016
It is near impossible to read or have a conversation about IoT, without security becoming a major topic. For IT professionals involved with IoT projects, security needs to be a major consideration, starting with planning and design, and continuing all the way through to deployment, implementation, and maintenance.

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Tags: IoT

What you need to Know about Bluetooth 5
LinkedIn
September 05, 2016
The rate of development in IoT is staggering. Not only are there millions of new devices entering the market every year, but there are numerous emerging technologies for wireless communications, especially those that focus on low power.

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Tags: IoT

IOT and Assisted Living..
LinkedIn
August 25, 2016
It is most likely the you have heard the term “internet of things” or IOT in regards to everyday things such as our televisions and phones. That is not however where this new innovation is going to end.

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Tags: IoT

IOT and Your Utilities Services - Big Savings Coming
LinkedIn
August 21, 2016
The Internet of Things has progressed rapidly in the last decade, providing numerous benefits for consumers, industries, and even government organizations.

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Tags: IoT

What's on the Horizon for IoT and CCTV?
LinkedIn
August 18, 2016
Smart devices are transforming the world that we live in, but is change always positive? When it comes to the internet of things (IoT), there are two strongly opposing viewpoints. Some see connected devices as a natural evolution of technology and the internet, with far reaching benefits for consumers, industry, and general business.

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Tags: IoT

1 Media Interview
Tamara Dull / SAS and Bill McCabe discuss the IOT Industry
SAS
April 09, 2018
Bill McCabe and Tamara Dull discuss the IOT Industry at SAS Global Forum 2018 in Denver

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Tags: Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, IoT

1 Panel
Finding Trust in a Data Driven World
SAP
June 05, 2018
Bill chats with Neil McGovern about "Findind Trust in a Data Driven World" at #SAPPHIRENOW - in Orlando Fl on June 5, 2018

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Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Cloud

4 Podcasts
IOT Recruiting Podcast - #5 Dr. Marcell Vollmer - SAP Ariba Chief Digital Officer
IoT Recruiting
March 24, 2018
Marcell Vollmer is responsible for defining and driving digital transformation for SAP Ariba customers globally. He is a thought leader in procurement, supply chain, finance, and shared services, Marcell’s expertise lies in defining digital transformation strategy. He makes Run Simple a reality for customers around the world by helping them achieve significant cost reductions in procurement.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT, Supply Chain

IOT Recruiting Podcast - #3 David Oro - Editor IOT Central
IoT Recruiting
February 28, 2018
Bill sits down with David Oro - Editor IOT Central and gives his views on "Smart Cities"

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Tags: IoT

IOT Recruiting Podcast - #2 Evan Kirstel - WW IOT/Social Media Influencer
IoT Recruiting
February 22, 2018
Bill sits down with Evan Kirstel - #1 WW Social Media Influencer .

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Tags: IoT, Social

IOT Recruiting Podcast - #1 Matt Vasey
IoT Recruiting
February 14, 2018
Bill sits down with Matt Vasey - Microsoft Senior Director of Business Development for AI and Blockchain.

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, IoT

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