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Vernon Turner

Product Marketing Manager, IoT Edge & Data

Cisco Internet of Things (IoT)

Vernon has been covering the IT industry for over 20 years. During that time he has worked in the financial services industry, market intelligence and research firms where he has been a strategic advisor from everything from micro-processors, networks, data centers and cloud infrastructure. In the last eight years, Vernon has been one of the IoT’s leading voices and has held seats on the boards of IoT communities, and state and local government agencies.

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Envisioning a new retail ecosystem

IoT is enabling better retail operations today, and will open the doors to safer experiences tomorrow. Here's where digital solutions are making an impact.

Optimizing manufacturing’s new output: data

Digital-first enterprises deliver eight times more revenue growth and twice as much profit margin than their peers. It’s true in retail. It’s true in banking. And it’s true in manufacturing – the focus of this blog post. My friend and former colleague, IDC analyst Frank Gens, shared those insights in Preparing for the Digital-First Economy: […]

IoT: Quench the thirst for smart water management

Water is one of our most precious resources. Yet every year, we lose more than 126 million cubic meters globally to leaks, poor metering and theft. Beyond that is the energy wasted moving water that never gets used. It adds up to staggering economic – and environmental – costs. It also presents one of the […]

From outside-in to inside-out: My take on IoT

At IDC I co-founded a practice that studied the three dimensions of IoT: industry technology platforms, industry verticals and industry geographies. As an industry analyst, I had a front-row ticket to the IoT market and continually witnessed incredible innovations. Like many other experts, I kept my seatbelt buckled for what we expected to be IoT’s […]