Lee Stogner

41,335 Added | 11 Magazines | 8,275 Likes | 23 Following | 9,768 Followers | @stogner | Lee Stogner is the President of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Business Innovation, Digital Transformation, 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

Investor VCs and Operator VCs

Instead of jumping right in, there are alternative (and better) ways to get into the venture capital business.<p>The Venture Capital business is full of great firms that were founded by entrepreneurs/operators who became investors mid/late career. From Gene Kleiner and Tom Perkins in the early 70s to …

Venture Capital

The Essential To-Do List for New Leaders

<b>By Karen Cates, Adjunct Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University</b>If stepping into a new leadership role has you feeling a little nervous, multiply that feeling by ten to estimate the apprehension rippling through your new team. While you may be wondering whether you are …

Leadership

ITEC

<b>ITEC 2017 is pleased to announce that Toyota Motor North America will be giving a presentation the evening before the conference.</b><p><b>For more information</b> …

Transportation

Intel Sees Robo-car As Data Flow Issue

MADISON, Wis. – Car companies rarely discuss behind-the-scene development work on their autonomous vehicles.<p>The notable exception to this rule is CPU …

Big Data

IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things - 05-08 February 2018 - Singapore

JAN RABEY holds the Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professorship at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a founding director of the …

Internet of Things

Will IoT Kill DIY?

<i>Download this article in PDF format.</i>Technology is changing the way we look at instrumentation and controls. To maximize profit, business plans are …

Internet of Things

Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: At 200+ miles with juice to spare, this is the affordable electric car to beat – GeekWire

For years I have been waiting for automakers to come out with an all-electric car that can travel over 200 miles on a charge and costs less than …

Electric Vehicles

Data Analysis and Computing: the Future Job Wave

<i>Download the PDF of this article.</i>Automation and robotic systems are replacing many human-operated processes in engineering industries. This trend is …

Big Data

ICCE International Conference On Consumer Electronics

<b>Paper contributions are sought in but are not limited to following areas</b>:<p>Security and Privacy of CE Hardware and Software Systems (SPC)<br>• Energy …

2 Simple Tests You Need to Take Before You Start a Business

It's all a wasted effort if you can't be profitable.<p><i>What is the process to test the viability of a business idea? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, Entrepreneur,</b> …

5 Ways to Create Virtual Learning Experiences in Your Classroom

« How Can Robotics Bring STEM Learning to Life? | Main<p>| No comments<p>The reason that many teachers strive for a more virtual experience instead of the …

Learning

Google aims to improve Daydream content with new Elements virtual reality app

Why it matters to you<p>Virtual reality is set to become an important part of the future tech landscape, and Google Daydream is looking to get ahead of …

Virtual Reality

Ultrahaptics: Killing the button with Minority Report hand gestures

In your car. In your kitchen. Ultrahaptics lets you feel objects that don't really exist.

Augmented Reality

12 Best VR Games You Will Love Playing

For years, gamers have been looking out for titles where they can be part of the story and have ability to step inside, interact and reach get a …

Virtual Reality

The Japanese 2nd gen VR headset to end all: brought to you by Fujitsu

Announced onto the market last year as a prototype the Fujistu FV200 is an all-in-one virtual reality (VR) headset. As a second generation headset …

Virtual Reality

The Secret to an Irresistible Elevator Pitch in 4 Steps (Hint: Don't Even Mention Your Product)

If you have limited time to make a big impression, here's how to use it wisely.<p>I stepped onto an elevator at the airport and three people followed behind me -- a young woman and two young men. We were on Floor 3, they were going to Floor 4, I was riding to Floor 5.<p>The door closed and the woman …

Elevator Pitches

The 5 Obsessions of Innovators

Too often, once great companies become intoxicated by their own success. To avoid this trap in times of massive upheaval and change, we must exploit our most powerful weapon: human creativity.<p>In our turbulent business climate, we all seek new pathways to growth and success. Yes, winning can be …

Creativity

Why Is Cybersecurity So Hard?

After nearly 20 years of trying and billions of dollars in investment, why are organizations are still struggling with cybersecurity? In fact, the problem seems to be getting worse, not better. Answering this question requires moving beyond a purely technical examination of cybersecurity. It’s true …

Cybersecurity

10 Ways The Internet of Medical Things Is Revolutionizing Senior Care

Virtual home assistants and portable diagnostic devices will help provide better elder care and in turn control medical costs.<p>In 2000, about 10% of the world’s population were age 60 or over. By 2015 that had risen to 12%. United Nations projections indicate that will have increased to 16% by 2030, …

Medical Technology

8 Ways to Get a Difficult Conversation Back on Track

Despite our best intentions, conversations can frequently veer into difficult territory, producing frustration, resentment, and wasted time and effort. Take David, one of my coaching clients. Recently appointed to a business school leadership role, he was eager to advance his strategic agenda. …

Management

Acer Predator 21 X review: overpowered overkill

The best gaming laptop $9,000 can buy<p>The first thing you notice about the Acer Predator 21 X is the size.<p>Whether you’re seeing it for the first time as you take it out of the custom Pelican case it ships in, passing someone struggling to carry it on their way to a meeting, or sitting down to see it …

Laptops

Marc Andreessen Answers the Tech Valuation Question

The venture capitalist says many investors don't grasp what's changed.<p>Are you a venture capitalist, angel investor or start-up entrepreneur? Do you seed new technology firms, or write about them or work for one them? Then you are probably spending way too much time and energy obsessing about …

Venture Capital

America's first offshore wind farm launched with GE turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty

The US uses an astounding amount of energy: about 97 quadrillion BTUs, or about 18% of world's total energy consumption. And demand is only going to increase over time.<p>The vast majority of the energy the country consumes comes from fossil fuels, and isn't renewable or sustainable. But wind farms …

Wind Power

Going, Going, Ghana: Inside Jorn Lyseggen's Accra Startup Incubator

The bridge on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, looks like something from an Indiana Jones movie: a series of creaky wooden planks suspended by rope over a fetid stream. Towering palm trees and tin-roofed shacks dot the overgrown landscape.<p>Appearances can be misleading. The span was designed and built …

Startups

The #1 Overlooked Strategy for Business Growth

Everyone's on the lookout for strategies to quickly grow their business. Most overlook this one.<p>Many people ask me how to get better at marketing. They're usually entrepreneurs who are trying to get results from strategies that aren't appropriate for their business' stage of growth.<p>Executing any …

Marketing

Scan this leaders’ list from the growing world of LiDAR startups

LiDAR — yes, it sounds like a tool that any professional journalist covering politicians should carry with them. Unfortunately for political reporters everywhere, LiDAR doesn’t detect fibs. Instead, it stands for Light Detection and Ranging, and it’s a critical technology for self-driving cars.<p>That …

Startups

Elon Musk's Neural Lace Could be an Injectable Thinking Cap

The consumer brain machine interface still doesn’t exist, but tech companies like Facebook are already thinking about how they can invest now to …

The Brain

Tesla makes Autopilot 'smooth as silk' for current models

Just because your Tesla can periodically drive itself doesn't mean you'll always like it. Elon Musk himself acknowledges that the sometimes rough Autopilot driving can be "unpleasant." You won't be jolted quite so frequently in the near future, though. Musk has teased that a June update will give …

Autos

Study Predicts Fewer Than 10 Million Monthly U.S. VR Headset Users This Year, 17 Million By 2019

There’s good news and there’s bad news for the nascent virtual reality (VR) industry in a new eMarketer study. The good news: More than 22 million …

Augmented Reality

The Best E-Bikes of 2017

While e-bikes have had a rocky reception in the U.S. (think: the 60 Minutes exposé of hidden motors in the Pro Tour and fears of e-MTBs tearing up trails), there is no debate about their benefits to commuters. The current crop pedal more efficiently than your old Schwinn Cruiser, use hub-based …

Batteries