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The Internet of Things is transforming business. With 1.9 billion devices connected today and an estimated 50 billion projected by 2020, the amount of data available to influence business decisions is growing fast. But how do you harness all that information? It starts with your things – leveraging your assets and the data they produce and your business intelligence solutions to gain efficiencies, enable innovation, and increase agility through connected devices.


Modern Workplace webcast February 3rd: Internet of Things — register today


On the next episode of Modern Workplace, we will hear directly from two Internet of Things experts about how connecting your devices and your people can provide insights to help you predict the future and respond ahead of the competition. Join us for a live Q&A with Microsoft product specialists and our IoT experts.

The first featured speaker will be Kevin Ashton, entrepreneur, author, columnist, and the “Father of the Internet of Things,” who coined the term Internet of Things in 1999. He will explain what it is, how far we’ve come in the last 16 years, and how the Internet of Things can help businesses improve efficiencies and inform better decision-making.


Next, we’ll hear from Frank Burkitt, Enterprise business strategist, PWC Strategy & Internet of Things Global Practice Leader, author, and Forbes columnist, will outline how businesses can define their Internet of Things goals, and what steps they should take to build an effective Internet of Things strategy.

Register today to find out how companies like ThyssenKrupp are connecting thousands of sensors and systems in their elevators to enable them to analyze operational data in near real-time and to improve business decision making and customer satisfaction.

The next live show airs Tuesday, February 3rd from 8-8:30 a.m. PST / 4-4:30 p.m. GMT. Join us for a live Q&A with our guests and Microsoft Product Managers. Registered guests receive exclusive access to whitepapers, eBooks, and more.


Join us monthly on Modern Workplace for ideas about new ways to approach today’s workforce. Each online episode includes interviews with business innovators who tell their story, provide actionable advice, and answer questions from our live, online audience. Tune in to learn about the smart technology solutions that businesses are using to connect, drive innovation, and grow their businesses.


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