Articles by author: Sam Kingma

Designing the Nerve Center of a Business with Heather Conover of Constant Technologies

When companies are looking to make massive expansions to their businesses, staying ahead of the cyber security risks can be a very tough challenge. To combat these problems, more and more companies have been using 24/7 operation centers, the nerve center of the modern company, to make sure the back end of their businesses […]

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Podcasts
Coating the Aerospace Industry in Success with Andy Martin of DuraCoatings

Right now, business in the aerospace industry is soaring at an all time high. Boeing is projecting the need for about 40,000 new aircrafts in the next 20 years, and with this increase in aerospace travel, comes an even bigger increase in aerospace maintenance, repair, and overhaul, as brand new parts can cost an […]

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Industrial IoT
The Best Security is in the Data with Jonathan Pine of Renova Technology

Cameras, sensors, audio recording devices. They’re put in place at a company to provide safety, and when dealing with the well-being of your employees, this tech is expected to function properly. When it isn’t, there are no excuses. “There’s a certain amount of risk to the end user associated with security equipment not being […]

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Industrial IoT
Breaking Down The “IT Language Barrier” with Chad Mantooth & Scott Courtney of Pinnacle Business Systems

Ever since the dawn of High Speed Internet, becoming technologically literate has become easier than ever. Need to learn a new skill? Head to YouTube, forum pages, etc. But for a later generation of business owners who either grew up without modern technology or haven’t learned how to engage with it on a major […]

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Energy
The Economic Benefits of Water Conservation w/ Klaus Reichardt of Waterless Co.

Water is one of planet Earth’s most precious resources. We use water to keep our bodies hydrated, to clean ourselves, to water our crops, entertain ourselves, etc. And while it might seem like water is a limitless resource, the numbers say otherwise. Only 3% of Earth’s water supply is fresh, consumable water; that number […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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