Peggy Smedley defines blockchain and how it is changing business models in the way companies conduct operations today. She specifically narrows in on where opportunities lie for the construction industry.
Managing all the IT (information technology) in a city is a tall task. Rosa Akhtarkhavari, chief information officer, City of Orlando, tells Peggy Smedley how it uses technology to advance public safety and create a smarter government. She talks about how to connect all the systems together and to make for quicker and faster [...]
Orlando is becoming a hub for innovation. Peggy Smedley is joined by Charles Ramdatt, director of smart cities, City of Orlando, to talk about how the community has evolved as a smart city in the past several years. He identifies hurdles and offers advice for others that might also be involved in smart-city projects. [...]
Sustainability is a central component to many smart-city strategies. Chris Castro, director of sustainability, City of Orlando, chats with Peggy Smedley about the benefits of smart cities and shares examples of projects that are currently being implemented.
Transportation incidents account for roughly 40% of workplace fatalities in 2016. Peggy Smedley is joined by Carl Heinlein, senior safety consultant, American Contractors Insurance Group, and director at large, ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers), to discuss fleet safety, training, programs, and cracking down on texting and driving.
Orlando has evolved from a hub of citrus in the 19th century to a mecca for tourism in the 20th century. Today, the city has also become a lot smarter. Peggy Smedley gives a glimpse into Orlando’s past and what helps make it connected today.
Peggy Smedley gives a rundown of what listeners can expect on the show, providing a glimpse into what is happening in Pittsburgh. She also offers analysis about smart cities and critical infrastructure.
Pittsburgh is a blend of traditional steel infrastructure of the past with networked systems of the future. Peggy Smedley gives a glimpse into the city’s past and how it has evolved into the innovation hub that it is today.
Peggy Smedley defines critical infrastructure, providing a brief history lesson and identifying who will be impacted with President Donald Trump’s drive to invest.
Peggy Smedley is joined by Azizan Aziz, assistant research professor at the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics in the School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, who talks about a new building energy diagnostic tool. They discuss how this innovation can help cities and construction companies build smarter cities.