Erin Bernhard Erno

Join us in May for our Technology Symposium

April 6th, 2018 | Erin Bernhard Erno | News,SpinDance

Dusk over CityVu Events Building with graphic depiction of tech symposium

There’s no denying it – the Internet of Things is here to stay. However, about 61% of executives in the United States believe that they’ve barely scratched the surface of what IoT can do for their business. For most, the question is, “How can I best integrate IoT solutions into our existing business strategy?”

If this is a question you’ve been asking, then you’re in luck. You just need to block out your calendar on May 10, 2018.

Technology Symposium: Blooming Strategies for IoT

May 10, 2018
IOT Bootcamp and Journeys in IoT
City Flats Hotel, Downtown Holland

Join us in Holland, Michigan, to learn from pioneers in the IoT industry. Participating in any part of this free event will give you the opportunity to better understand how to enhance your business goals by including the Internet of Things.

In the morning, you’ll receive key insights into the nuances of IoT from the highly-trained staff at SpinDance by participating in our IoT Bootcamp ($1500 value), which we’re making available to you free of charge. After lunch, you’ll hear from key business leaders who have prioritized IoT for their businesses. By the end of the day, you’ll have created your own IoT strategy, learned about a wide variety of IoT solutions, and networked with leaders from a variety of industries.

[Register Here by April 30]

About SpinDance’s IoT Bootcamp

SpinDance’s IoT Bootcamp is a fast paced, half day course that covers a variety of business and technology topics, and is designed to help business leaders, product managers, designers, engineers and marketers get up to speed with the IoT landscape.

Topics will include:

  • Introducing IoT – Covers the origin of the term, provides lots of practical examples, and some projections of where the market is going.
  • IoT for Business – Reviews common IoT business models, and how to sta for a connected product.
  • IoT Patterns and Topologies – Outlines many of the common design patterns related to building IoT solutions.
  • IoT Strategy and Analytics – Quickly outlines what makes IoT product development so challenging, and how analytics is the game changer that can help you beat the competition.

SpinDance’s proven, time-tested methodology of Discover, Delivery, Support and Repeat across the embedded, cloud and mobile domains facilitates strategy, innovation, design, development and operations throughout your IoT journey.

The benefits of this training include the ability to:

  • Quickly get up to speed with the opportunities and risks associated with IoT.
  • Understand the various layers, roles and processes of a mature IoT solution.
  • Build a shared knowledge to accelerate decisions and improve collaboration across your entire team.
  • Determine price, launch and distribute your IoT application or product.

Industry Showcase and Panel Discussion

Please join us in welcoming industry leaders from Blackbox AI, Bissell, and Whirlpool to share their experiences developing IoT solutions. We’re looking forward to hearing about their successes and failures over years of prioritizing the Internet of Things in their businesses’ strategies. As time allows, we plan to bring all three leaders together for a panel discussion, so bring your questions!

Event Details

Here’s the agenda…

8:00 – 9:00 AM Check-In, Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:00 AM Welcome
9:00 – 9:30 AM Foundations of IoT by Brian Tol, SpinDance
9:30 – 10:30 AM Engineering IoT by Brian Tol, SpinDance
10:30 – 11:00 AM Break and Refreshments
11:00 – 12:00 PM Business Cases for IoT, by Brian Tol, SpinDance
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch & Optional Tulip Time exploration
1:00 – 1:45 PM Industry showcase by Blackbox AI
1:45 – 2:30 PM Industry showcase by Bissell
2:30 – 2:45 PM Break and refreshments
2:45 – 3:30 PM Industry showcase by Whirlpool
3:35 – 4:15 PM Q & A/Panel Discussion
4:15 – 4:30 PM Wrap-Up
4:30 – 5:30 PM Networking and Happy Hour

Ready to Join Us?

We’re looking forward to seeing you at CityFlats on May 10, 2018. Until then, please let us know that you plan on attending by registering here. There is no charge for this event, but we do want to ensure that we’ve provided plenty of snacks and drinks for everyone who will be joining us, so please let us know by April 30!

Download our free guide:
Designing, Building, Launching and Supporting Great IoT

If you're involved with bringing a connected smart device to market, this 12-page guide will give you real-world advice on how to launch a successful product. It includes 26 common questions we think every product owner should ask. Topics include:
  • 1Designing the entire lifecycle of your product, from installation to decommissioning.
  • 2Integrating with other products and services.
  • 3Building resiliency into your system to overcome outages and faulty updates.
  • 4Building a robust process for testing your IoT product.
  • 5Much more.

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