John is a Senior Content Marketing Manager at Omnicell. He is a results-driven consultant who has worked with some of the biggest names in technology, including Oracle, Cisco, Hewlett Packard, and IBM, to improve their marketing and lead generation strategies. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Christmas was as good as cancelled. The news was that bad. The once joyous event had become a PR nightmare. Trouble started last year when Santa had gained so much weight, he got stuck in a chimney. After being rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, he was arrested for illegal entry, an invalid passport and providing false information to a police officer who was seeking a true and proper address.
Over the millennia, Halloween has evolved from a somber pagan ritual to a day of costumes, parades and treats for children. The merriment also includes ghost stories—mostly revolving around haunted OEMs—that are spooky enough to send shivers up the spine.
The Internet of Things is a product design megatrend that is impacting how both new and old companies innovate and turn designs into the next breakthrough. Yet for many electronic product companies on the outside looking in at the potential of the IoT market, one lingering question remains: What exactly is the “Internet of Things”?