What it Takes to Build an Effective IoT Ecosystem


Title: What it Takes to Build an Effective IoT Ecosystem
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour


In the world of IoT there’s no ‘one stop shop’ for every product and service you’ll require. Each part of your solution has unique characteristics and your solution is dependent on all them working together. Add the various standards and protocols around language and communication modes and the complexity becomes even greater. Fortunately there’s a solution but it requires the ability to organize and manage a cohesive set of ecosystem partners. Each partner needs to be a specialist in their area of expertise and have the ability to work with other complementary technology and service providers in a seamless manner.

In this webinar, IoT expert and industry veteran, Paul Pickering will review the key areas of an IoT deployment and touch on the associated standards, many of which are competing or emerging. Paul will also discuss the qualities you should consider in a potential ecosystem partner, the pros and cons of managing it yourself of using a lead partner to oversee the project and tips for getting started. Come prepared with your questions and Paul will address as many as possible during the session.


Paul Pickering

An EE, Paul Pickering has over 35 years of engineering and marketing experience in the electronics industry, including time spent in automotive electronics, precision analog, power semiconductors, flight simulation and robotics. Originally from the North-East of England, he has lived and worked in Europe, the US, and Japan. He has hands-on experience in both digital and analog circuit design, embedded software, and Web technologies. He has a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics & Electronics from Royal Holloway College, University of London, and has done graduate work at Tulsa University. In his spare time he plays and teaches the guitar in the Phoenix, Ariz. Area.

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