Connecting the Internet of Things
The purpose of the Connectivity Jam is to convene thought leaders to discuss the key issues for diverse market segments, as we work together to build the solutions. Each Breakout Session over the course of the two days covers different topics, and will begin with a panel of industry executives, after which attendees engage in moderated discussion, led by your Table Ambassadors. The results of these discussions will be captured and integrated into the final Outcomes Report to be produced by IDC.
Breakout Session 1:
Smart Transportation: Stories From the Field -
Waterway, Highway, and Sky
June 6 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
The Internet of Things, connectivity, big data, and autonomous intelligence is reconfiguring all transportation sectors. These industries are reassessing everything from their business models, to operations, to the very form factor of their transportation platform (i.e., driverless pods).
This Jam Session will discuss: The newest trends in smart transportation; opportunities these offer to the communications and connectivity industry; the policies needed to facilitate and speed the move forward into some of this transformation; and new businesses and business models that emerge in this sector.
Executive Director - Product Planning Strategy & Innovation
Panasonic Automotive Systems of America
Breakout Session 2:
The New Carrier
june 6 - 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
For Carriers to transform their business from being “pipes” to solutions providers, they need to break molds, innovate, rethink business models, and get creative. Carriers and innovation companies working with them will share how service providers are redefining their role in the communications ecosystem and the fundamental core of their businesses.
Breakout Session 3:
Platforms that Connect Things
June 6 - 3:15 PM-5:00 PM
Service providers, OEMS and industry vendors are finding business opportunity in offering device management systems that streamline deployment of IoT solutions by enterprise customers. Communications infrastructure is a part of any IoT deployment, particularly with the advent of 5G with its multiplicity of connectivity choices which applications will access on the fly, as needed with automation and intelligence.
This Jam Session will review some of these IoT device management platforms, where they stand now and how they will evolve over time as core, access and edge capabilities evolve over time.