Monthly Archives: February 2018

Building Text Notification Apps With Zang

For most of my professional life, I have been a nuts and bolts programmer.  I began with a very obscure programming language called PLM, made my way over to C++, and for the last several years, I’ve written nearly everything in Java.  While I am comfortable programming at that level, I am the first to […]

Optimism Returns to Avaya Engage

While at Avaya Engage last month, I met with Blair Pleasant of Business Communications Strategies to discuss the work I am doing with IoT, ServiceNow, Watson, Avaya Breeze, and Zang.  I really dislike seeing myself on video, but other than a few awkward smiles and some fumbled words, I did okay in our interview.  You […]

The Easy Button for IoT

I am sure that I don’t have to tell you how the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing our world.  Stop by any electronics retailer and you will find smart TVs, smart lights, smart refrigerators, and smart thermostats.  Open up the brochure for a new car and you will find more space dedicated to intelligent […]

Using IoT to Make a Smart City Smart

I was at the Avaya Engage conference last week.  It was a very exciting event and between presenting five breakout sessions, working the Arrow SI booth, schmoozing with customers, and networking with my fellow communications nerds, I hardly had a moment to relax. During one of the demonstrations of the IoT software I’ve been developing, […]