6 Nov 2019 – Are you ready for IoT integration

Are you ready for IoT integration

6 November 2019

The Internet of Things conversation has moved well beyond sensors.

As a business courtesy, one lucky attendee won a Samsung Galaxy S10+ Device.

Now, enterprise is beginning to understand that IoT must be embedded as another architecture to fully realise its potential.

TechFire, in association with Three Ireland, explored how IoT can extend reach, provide insights and drive efficiencies when carefully integrated with existing architectures.

With insights and examples from the Arranmore project and customer experiences, the event will demonstrated how tomorrow’s enterprise will not only be sensor-enabled, but as a result, better informed and more insightful.

Through greater information gathering capabilities with an efficient architecture to aggregate, organise and analyse, and the application of analytics tools, Irish organisations can take business decision making to new levels.

This TechFire event took place on 6 November at Three HQ, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, as usual it was free to attend but registration was required. Make sure to sign up for updates on future TechFire events.

Event Panel

Alan O’Brien, Director of Global Technology Services, Glanbia

Alan manages Glanbia enterprise wide IT infrastructure, data centres, global networks and application development underpinning Glanbia global mission critical systems and technology platforms. In addition, Alan is responsible for the strategic direction and support of application technology, network infrastructure and service support teams.

Sascha Tietz, Senior Manager Business Innovation, ISTA AG

Sascha loves building bridges between technology and business. He consulted leading investors and utilities in the power sector on market strategy and during transactions of complex technical assets. With ISTA, Sascha takes care of the Innovation Portfolio and develops sustainable foundations to grow innovations in Real Estate and IoT.

Gerhard Niederfeld – Head of Advanced Development ISTA AG

Gerhard has been managing the architecture of ISTA radio communication and IoT technology for 15 years. His team has developed wireless sensor network technology, hardware and software for more than 50 million battery powered meters. Currently his focus is on IoT technology to encapsulate the complexity of cellular IoT communication.

Adrian Burns, President IoT Solutions Division, Toaglas

Adrian leads the global IOT Solutions business for Taoglas, a world leader in antenna solutions, from Ireland. Adrian recently joined Taoglas with their acquisition of Firmwave, a company that Adrian founded and led. Firmwave have delivered IOT Solutions in the Logistics, Energy, Industrial, Construction, Healthcare and Agri sectors

Adrian’s previous experience included engineering development roles in Intel, Qualcomm and Lake Communications. He has co-generated several patents and co-authored many software engineering journal/conference publications.

Eoin MacManus, Chief Business Officer, Three Ireland

Eoin oversees all of Three’s B2B products, sales and marketing.

MacManus has over twenty years’ experience in commercial operations, sales and marketing and previously held senior positions with Eircom and Dell. MacManus holds an MBA from University College Dublin.

MacManus has worked for Three since 2009 and previously held the role of Commercial Director.

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