Shawn’s Blog

  • Personal Post on My Continuing Journey with IoT Edge Computing

    Personal Post on My Continuing Journey with IoT Edge Computing

    I made the biggest career change of my life recently. I left the consulting firm I had been employed with for the past four years. It wasn’t an easy decision. I gave up a technical leadership role, I left a lot of people who I loved working with, and I gave up the security of […] Read more

  • Are We Ready for the XR Cloud?

    Are We Ready for the XR Cloud?

    Human interaction with a machine in which the machine retains and manipulates referents to real objects and spaces Read more

  • What is Edge Analytics

    What is Edge Analytics

    When it comes to Internet of Things, much of the focus is on the “Things.” Devices are the lead guitarists and singers of the IoT world. After all, devices are what we interact with. We wear them, we use them as little handheld computers, and they make normally dumb objects smarter. Read more

  • The Smart Factory for Brewers isn’t Just for the Big Brewers; is Your Independent Brewery Ready for IoT, AI, and the Cloud?

    The Smart Factory for Brewers isn’t Just for the Big Brewers; is Your Independent Brewery Ready for IoT, AI, and the Cloud?

    Wouldn’t it be great if every beer bottle that left your brewery met with your exacting quality standards, if overflowing and excessive foaming were yesterday’s problem, and not a persistent, wasteful expense? Read more

  • Do IoT Edge Systems Obey Conway’s Law?

    Do IoT Edge Systems Obey Conway’s Law?

    Conway’s Law and the Shape of Organizations If you aren’t familiar with Conway’s Law, it’s an adage introduced in 1968 by author and computer programmer Melvin Conway. Any organization that designs a system (defined broadly) will produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization’s communication structure. – Melvin E. Conway There have […] Read more

  • I Read and Summarized the 3rd Edition of IoT Signals So You Don’t Have to

    I Read and Summarized the 3rd Edition of IoT Signals So You Don’t Have to

    A report built based on survey data taken by the company named, ‘hypothesis’. This is a combined effort between Microsoft and Hypothesis to capture the most current state of IoT from the view of business leaders in certain sectors; manufacturing, energy, mobility, and smart places. Read more