Lee Stogner

36,623 Added | 10 Magazines | 8,274 Likes | 22 Following | 9,434 Followers | @stogner | Lee Stogner is the President of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Business Innovation, Systems Integration, Project Management and the Internet of Things. Lee has over 30 years of design, consulting, project management and business development experience across a range of industries. Lee has driven growth at companies that include Digital Equipment, Fluor Corporation and Rockwell International. Customers around the world have benefited from Lee's expertise and leadership. Throughout his working career, Lee has been active in both local and international professional activities. Lee is the Chair of the Carolinas' Engineering Cluster and a past Director of the IEEE Board of Directors. Today, Lee is active in promoting the development of the Internet of Things through his participation in the IEEE Smart Grid Initiative, the IEEE Transportation Electrification Committee and as a Member of the IEEE Internet of Things Initiative, IEEE IoT. Lee can be contacted at l.stogner@ieee.org

IoT Growth Banks on Reliable Communication

Michael Dalton, Analog DevicesTo meet the needs of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), communication systems must demonstrate a high level of …

Internet of Things

How To Ramp Up The Security Of Industrial Networks

<i>By</i> <i>Wenyuan Niu,</i> <i>Product</i> <i>Manager, Moxa, Inc.</i><p>It is inevitable the adoption of the Industrial IoT (IIoT) is going to continue to grow, facilitating more …

6 Predictions for VR in 2017

Augmented and virtual reality are going to have a rocky year. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the hype for this technology has died down a bit, …

How The VR Concert Industry Is Boldly Jockeying For A Slice Of A Projected $660M Pie

Shock waves recently jolted the tech industry after reports hit earlier this month that Facebook was shutting down 200 of its 500 Oculus Rift Virtual Reality (VR) pop-up stores in certain retail locations around the country. This drastic action was rumored to be taken due, in large part, to …

Virtual Reality

Tech giants face the harsh reality of VR and AR

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook are all see us interacting with digital objects. But they're all running into real-world obstacles.<p>"You take …

Augmented Reality

The Hardlight VR Suit will vibrate all of your bodily buttons

Have you ever wanted to feel smack of the punches coming at you from sweaty aliens? The whang of bullet hitting your guts? The feeling of hitting the deck as pirates stream over the virtual bow? The subtle vibration of the VR sexual encounter with a many-tentacled sex robot? Well here we go. The …

Virtual Reality

Internet of Manufacturing North America 2017

<b>Join IEEE Internet of Things at Internet of Manufacturing North America 2017</b><p>The Only Event Exclusively for Manufacturers Capitalizing on the IoT …

Internet of Things

IEEE puts out a first draft guide for how tech can achieve ethical AI design

One of the barriers standing in the way of ethically designed AI systems that benefit humanity as a whole, and avoid the pitfalls of embedded algorithmic biases, is the tech industry’s lack of ownership and responsibility for ethics, according to technical professional association, the IEEE.<p>The …

A Berlin venture capital fund has raised €180 million to invest in early stage European startups

Project A, a venture capital firm based in Berlin, has raised €180 million (£150 million, or $189 million) to invest in early stage startups in Europe.<p>The announcement comes as the German capital angles to become a new epicentre of technology on the continent amid uncertainty in London following …

Venture Capital

Project A, a Berlin-based VC firm, closes €140M second fund to invest in European startups

More new VC money sloshing around Europe. This time it comes courtesy of Berlin-based Project A, which has previously invested in companies such as WorldRemit, Lost My Name, and ZenMate.<p>The German VC firm is announcing the closure of its second fund, totalling €140 million, to be invested in …

Venture Capital

Shawn Carter, professionally known as Jay Z, is launching a venture capital fund

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter once said success is defined by “your way, your terms.” The rapper grew up understanding the value of budgets and the need for funding to start a business, whether it was a barbershop in Brooklyn or, more recently, the Uber of private jets.<p>Jay Z now plans to launch a venture …

Venture Capital

The Top 20 Unicorn Companies in the US Right Now

Unicorns are rare. Whether it’s in the business realm or in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, these magical creatures have unique properties that make …

Venture Capital

Why Middle America Can Be Better for Entrepreneurs Than Silicon Valley

My venture capital firm is doubling-down on one particular geography: the greater Pittsburgh area. Here's why.<p>When considering the future of technology and innovation in America beyond Silicon Valley, most people think about a robust scene in New York or Boston.<p>Yet when I look harder at where some …

Silicon Valley

Theranos: The House of Cards That Elizabeth Holmes Built

Thirteen years, a thousand employees, $700 million of venture capital, 40 wellness centers. Six million blood tests. Zero revenue. This is how it happened.<p>Despite performing more than six million blood tests over the past couple of years, Theranos, the embattled Silicon Valley startup founded by …

Silicon Valley

The Right Way to Build An Innovation Team & Win Big

Building an innovation team can save your business, but only if you invest out and in-house as well.<p>There is no putting your head down while swimming in the constant changing tides of business innovation. That moment you put your head down to zero in on growing what you've already built, is the …

Innovation

Hand Over the Data

Governments get more user data from Internet companies every year. Here are the figures that prove it.<p>Insider Premium {! insider.prices.premium !}*<p>{! …

Innovation

The Edison of Medicine

One morning last year, James Dahlman came to Bob Langer’s office at MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research to say good-bye. He was meeting with Langer and Dan Anderson—his doctoral advisers. The 29-year-old was about to take up his first faculty position, in the biomedical engineering …

Innovation

How to create IT innovation

Sixty-four percent of IT leaders say their departments are taking the steps necessary to drive innovation in their business. Are you one of them?<p>In …

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Houston | Accenture Newsroom

<b>Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Houston</b> <br>At opening event, Accenture to host panel with Houston business leaders to discuss expanding city’s …

Innovation

The Future of Work: Get Plugged In

<b>The best way to predict the future is to create it. — Peter Drucker</b><p><b>According to the</b> World Economic Forum<b>, five years from now, over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today’s workforce</b> will have changed. By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced …

Innovation

How To Disrupt Using Reverse Innovation | Articles | Chief Innovation Officer

Innovation is not the same for everyone and can come in many shapes and forms. Which model to choose is often a hard question, but testing and …

Innovation

Removing admin rights mitigates most critical Microsoft vulnerabilities

Avecto has analyzed the security bulletins Microsoft released in the past year, and came to an important conclusion: an overwhelming majority of all …

Information Security

K2 Global’s $183 million VC fund aims to decentralize Sand Hill Road

K2 Global is announcing a $183 million venture capital fund targeted at early stage startups with global aspirations. The fund is closing significantly larger than the $58 million the firm initially raised. With a decentralized team and no Sand Hill Road office, K2 Global aims to bring Valley …

Venture Capital

The “Jobs to be Done” Theory of Innovation

<b>Clayton Christensen,</b> professor at Harvard Business School, builds upon the theory of disruptive innovation for which he is well-known. He speaks about his new book examining how successful companies know how to grow.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN CARMICHAEL: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from …

Employment

German federal police say British hacker arrested in London

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's federal police say a 29-year-old Briton has been arrested on a European arrest warrant on suspicion of a cyberattack on Deutsche Telekom.<p>The Federal Criminal Police Office said Thursday the man, whose name wasn't released, is suspected of conducting a cyberattack on an …

Germany

Blast from the past: Pop-unders are back in vogue for ads

In the old days, pop-under ads were a scourge of the web. Now, since fraud fighters have improved their ability to detect bots, some sites are …

Digital Advertising

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How the Bugatti Chiron Is Built

The fastest and most powerful production car in history, the 1,500 hp <b>Bugatti Chiron</b> is currently being produced at a pace seemingly diametric to its …

Bugatti

For Women Entrepreneurship by Woman Entrepreneur

"However, our experience of working with organisations as consultants, revealed the complexities of the situation."<p>Sarika Gupta Bhattacharya is the founder director of Biz Divas and the winner of "Leadership in Mentoring Award" by Vital Voices and Hillary Clinton in June 2014. The Kolkata born …

Entrepreneurship

Most wood energy schemes are a 'disaster' for climate change

Environment correspondent<p><b>Using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a flawed policy that is speeding up not slowing down climate warming.</b><p>That's according to a new study which says wood is not carbon neutral and emissions from pellets are higher than coal.<p>Subsidies for biomass should …

Climate Change

Stanford Researchers Take the World by Storm with New Wave of Affordable Batteries

Batteries are constantly being improved upon, and every day companies are battling it out to see who can produce the most efficient battery. For …

Batteries