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Future Perfect Technology

Future Perfect Technology

By Harbor Research
Discussions with the leading experts in Smart Systems and the Internet of Things on the innovations in markets, technologies and ecosystems that are working together to build a better future.
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Future Perfect Tech, Episode 4: Dealing with Distributed Data
On this episode of Future Perfect Tech, we're diving into the topic of data with SkyFoundry partner and co-founder John Petze.  What is distributed data? When should you use edge vs cloud or a distributed model? How can you make sure your data is driving results?   We cover these questions and more.  John Petze is a partner and Co-Founder at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark™, an analytics platform for smart device and equipment data. John has over 30 years of experience in automation, energy management and M2M/IoT, having served in senior level positions for manufacturers of hardware and software products. He also acts as  Executive Director of Project-Haystack.org, an open source, 501C trade association focusing on standards and technology to make device data interoperable.   SkyFoundry’s software solutions help clients derive value from their investments in smart systems. Their SkySpark analytics platform automatically analyzes data from automation and control systems, metering systems, sensors and other smart devices to identify issues, patterns, deviations, faults and opportunities for operational improvements and cost reduction.   The software also includes a comprehensive workflow system to take identified issues from identification to resolution. SkySpark helps building owners and operators “find what matters” in the vast amount of data produced by today’s smart systems. Deployed to over 1 Billion sq. SkySpark is used in a wide range of vertical market applications in the built environment.   Learn more about the Future Perfect Tech podcast and webinar series at https://harborresearch.com/future-perfect-tech​
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April 6, 2021
Future Perfect Tech Episode 3: The Big Chill - The Case for Cold Chain and Monitoring 2.0
A CONVERSATION WITH KLATU NETWORKS FOUNDER AND CEO, RICK KRISS, AND KLATU COO, CHRIS WILKES We're talking to Rick and Chris about an issue that has been on everyone’s minds recently with the distribution of COVID vaccines: cold chain storage and transport. What is it? Why does it matter? How are smart systems improving vaccine and pharmaceutical research and distribution? Rick Kriss,  Co-Founder and CEO of KLATU, is an industry veteran with 25 years’ experience in IT and wireless sensor networks and application frameworks and more than a decade of experience working with cold-chain applications in the Life Sciences industry. Chris Wilkes, KLATU’s Chief Commercial Officer, has over 25 years’ experience leading teams to develop and deploy medical device, molecular biology and biotechnology products. He also founded two successful startups, both of which are now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Learn more: https://harborresearch.com/future-perfect-tech/
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February 26, 2021
Future Perfect Tech Episode 2 - Edge Tech, Part 2: The Winners, Losers and Drivers of Edge Tech
We're continuing our conversation on Edge tech and the business models that will drive success. Will COVID and climate change be the regulatory push to accelerate the adoption of Edge technologies? Who will the winners in Edge be? Join us as we sit down with Doug Standley, founder and CEO of niolabs, and Glen Allmendinger, founder and president of Harbor Research. Doug is a recognized leader in the design of disruptive technologies and applications. He is the founder and CEO of niolabs, who hold multiple patents in this space, and where he is pioneering EDGE to CLOUD distributed computing. Prior to niolabs, Doug was at Deloitte Consulting for 10 years as a principal, fellow, tech evangelist and strategy leader. Glen is the founder and President of Harbor Research, a growth strategy consulting and venture development firm with nearly 40 years experience helping industry leaders to discover, design and develop growth opportunities in Smart Systems and the Internet of Things.
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February 5, 2021
Future Perfect Tech Episode 1 - Edge Tech, Part 1: On the Edge of the Next Killer App
We're talking all about Edge tech. What is it? Why should we care? And what will the "killer app" in Edge be?  Join us as we sit down with Doug Standley, founder and CEO of niolabs, and Glen Allmendinger, founder and president of Harbor Research. Doug is a recognized leader in the design of disruptive technologies and applications. He is the founder and CEO of niolabs, who hold multiple patents in this space, and where he is pioneering EDGE to CLOUD distributed computing. Prior to niolabs, Doug was at Deloitte Consulting for 10 years as a principal, fellow, tech evangelist and strategy leader. Glen is the founder and President of Harbor Research, a growth strategy consulting and venture development firm with nearly 40 years experience helping industry leaders to discover, design and develop growth opportunities in Smart Systems and the Internet of Things.
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February 2, 2021
Future Perfect Tech: a Podcast Series by Harbor Research
A brief intro to Future Perfect Tech, a new podcast and webinar series by Harbor Research. Future Perfect Tech features discussions with the leading experts in Smart Systems and the Internet of Things on the innovations in markets, technologies and ecosystems that working to create a better future.  Harbor Research is a growth strategy consulting and venture development firm with over thirty years of experience working with leading manufacturers, service providers and technology developers to discover, design and develop smart systems and Internet of Things growth opportunities.
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January 31, 2021