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“Smart Homes”, “Smart Offices”, “Smart Cities”, and the Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Tue, January 11, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual Zoom Meeting

You’re Invited to an informational Virtual Meeting.   (See Registration link below)

Topic:  “Smart Homes”, “Smart Offices”, “Smart Cities”, and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Do you live in a “smart home”, work in a “smart office”, or reside in a “smart city”?

Most of us do.

A simple definition of a “smart home” is a home that is equipped with devices that automate tasks. Similarly, a “smart office” is an office that uses technology to improve the productivity of its workers and a “Smart City” is city that uses technology to improve operations and run more efficiently.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a set of technologies that enables “smart” homes, offices, and cities as well as a vast array of other services.

In tonight’s talk, Dr. Larry Dribin will take us on a journey to explore the Internet of Things (IoT); how IoT enables “smart homes”, “smart offices” and “smart cities” and how IoT can also enable a variety of security challenges as well.

Speaker:  Larry Dribin, Ph.D.

Dr. Larry Dribin is a consultant and educator who assists clients solve their tough problems.  His company, Pearl Street Group, provides process improvement, measurement, and program/project management services. Pearl Street (PSG) has helped numerous clients successfully implement new processes, adopt new technologies, and implement government regulations.

Larry enjoys helping clients understand and learn to used new technologies, so that they can utilize these technologies to solve their business problems. He uses best practice such as Six Sigma, CMMI, ITIL and PMBOK to tailor solutions to client needs and incorporates change management techniques to speed the change process and make the changes more enduring.

Larry holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, an MBA in Marketing, and a BS in Industrial Engineering.  Larry is also an adjunct instructor In DePaul University’s College of Computers & Digital Media where he teaches courses in Software Engineering & Cloud Computing.

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