[WEBINAR] Key Challenges Facing the Future of IoT

Hosted by Internet of Things Pittsburgh (#iotpgh)

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Internet of Things Pittsburgh (#iotpgh)
Internet of Things Pittsburgh (#iotpgh)
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For the IoT industry to thrive, there are three categories of challenges to overcome and this is true for any new trend in technology not only IoT: technology, business, and society.


The Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon provides a huge opportunity for many players in all businesses and industries. The IoT represents ubiquitous connected things that provide key physical data and further processing of that data in the cloud to deliver business insight. It is the next level of automation of every process in our life. The convergence of new technologies will make IoT implementation much easier and faster, which in turn will improve many aspects of our life at home and at work and in between. From refrigerators to parking spaces to smart houses, IoT is bringing more and more things into the digital fold every day, which will likely make IoT a multi-trillion dollar industry in the near future.

Many firms see big opportunity in IoT usage because it holds the promise to drive business growth by reducing costs, risks, and theft. Enterprises start to believe that IoT can also enhance customer relationships by improving quality, productivity, and reliability within the company. Many companies are organizing themselves to focus on IoT and the connectivity of their future products and services.

There are three categories of challenges that companies face while implementing IoT solutions:

• technology

• business

• society

Join this webinar to:

• find out the key technical challenges—including security, connectivity, compatibility and longevity, standards and intelligent analysis, and actions

• learn how to overcome business challenges while implementing an IoT solution

• discover the importance of social and legal challenges to thrive and utilize the max potential of IoT

About the Presenter

Ahmed Banafa (http://bit.ly/2maHEMP) has extensive experience in research, operations and management, with focus on the IoT area. He is a reviewer and a technical contributor for the publication of several technical books. Ahmed served as a faculty advisor at several well-known universities and colleges—including the University of California, Berkeley, California State University-East Bay, San Jose State University, and University of Massachusetts. He is the recipient of several awards, including Distinguished Tenured Staff Award of 2013, Instructor of the year for 2013, 2014, and Certificate of Honor for Instructor from the City and County of San Francisco. Ahmed was named as number one tech voice to follow by LinkedIn in 2016.