On-Demand IoT Webinars

No matter where you are on the IoT journey, getting and staying up-to-date on best practices in IoT will pay dividends in your company’s future in IoT. SpinDance offers a variety of educational courses to build you and your team’s knowledge and help cut through the complexity.

In these recorded webinars, we’ve taken sections of the SpinDance’s IoT Boot Camp, a half-day course that covers a variety of business and technology topics designed to help business leaders, product managers, designers, engineers, and marketers get up to speed with the IoT landscape, and are bringing them to you online in short segments. Watch the recorded webinars below. Share with your team.


Demystifying the Cloud: What You Need to Know to Get Your Devices Connected

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IoT and “The Cloud” can sometimes seem like magic.  If you are unsure where to start with developing software for your connected device, this webinar is for you. This webinar demystifies the cloud and explains the most important concepts you need to build a successful IoT product.

In this session you will learn:

  • How a device securely connects to the internet
  • How data flows from and to IoT devices
  • The major software components every IoT product needs to succeed
  • How you can get started connecting your devices today


Never tell me the Odds! How a Compelling Roadmap Can Increase Your Chances of IoT success

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Getting connected products to market can be daunting: there are many interrelated components owned by many different teams inside and outside your organization. Conveying the big picture and selling the entire organization on your vision can be overwhelming. That’s where a comprehensive and compelling IoT roadmap comes into play. This webinar will outline the secrets of developing a world-class roadmap, and how you can use this roadmap to get to market and win.

In this session you will learn:

  • Why IoT is so difficult for so many firms, and why it doesn’t need to be that way
  • The importance of a good roadmap when developing an IoT product
  • The 7 stages of the IoT product development lifecycle and the importance of each one
  • The 4 phases of the organizational IoT Journey and what it means for your firm
  • How to put together a successful roadmap and use it to lead your organization forward

Show Me the Money! Developing a Compelling IoT Value Proposition & Business Model

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The Internet of Things is rapidly changing how we interact with our customers and putting new demands on the enterprise. In order to compete, you need a strategic approach built on a solid, IoT-centric value proposition and business model. This webinar will explain the importance of Value Proposition Design, survey proven IoT business models, and then explain the simple-to-use framework SpinDance uses to create a winning IoT strategy.

In this session you will learn:

  • What IoT is and Where it is Going
  • The Benefits of IoT to your Customer and your Business
  • Explain what Value Proposition Design is, and why it’s essential for your IoT strategy
  • Survey the common types of IoT Business Models
  • How SpinDance’s IoT Value Proposition Canvas simplifies the value proposition process
  • How to Start or Accelerate Your IoT Journey after you’ve crafted your own Value Proposition



Brian Tol is currently the Vice President of Engineering at SpinDance. He is a full-stack IoT architect with 20 years of experience solving complex business and technology problems. Broad business and nonprofit background including software architecture, business strategy, business development, and user experience design. In his roles, he has been instrumental in helping professionals at all levels of a company understand what IoT means to their business, why these projects are complex, and how to overcome common pitfalls.



If your IoT design and development projects are in limbo, it may be a great time to seek additional professional development. SpinDance offers several remote courses that can build your team’s knowledge base — whenever, wherever. Over the years, we’ve also curated a list of Good IoT Reads, book recommendations that provide great insights and education into IoT development.

Use this time to focus on innovation, SpinDance resources will guide you through the best ways to build a process and an IoT Project. Or, an Innovation Workshop will help reveal which products are best for an IoT design and development project, while our roadmap will outline the first 12-24 months of development.  Contact us for more educational opportunities or to schedule onsite training.