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Episode 30: Q&A with Rob Tiffany Part 1: 5G, CBRS, Edge, IIoT & Agile


with Rob Tiffany

VP & IoT Intrapreneur at Ericsson

May 26, 2022

30 minutes

In this episode of Over the Air – IoT, Connected Devices, & the Journey, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very is joined by Rob Tiffany, Managing Director at Digital Insights and Bill Flaherty, Director of Hardware Engineering at Very.

In this Q&A session, they discuss the vast potential of CBRS and Enterprise 5G for industrial innovation in distributed environments. They investigate how much the impact of 5G will be determined by its use cases and degree of relevance, determined by the requirements of an IoT endpoint and application. Because 5G has the potential to access more spectrum, it enhances overall bandwidth and allows a large number of IoT devices to connect.

They cover:

  • The relationship between 5G and CBRS
  • The features of 5G network
  • What is CBRS
  • How CBRS works
  • Why enterprise should care about CBRS
  • How CBRS enables 5G
  • Fitting IoT devices into 5G Network
  • 5G and Industrial Automation
  • Implementing Agile Methodology and lean development practices in IoT industries 
  • Managing the Convergence of IT and OT in the 5G Era
  • Adapting industrial operations to IoT innovations
  • Enabling the 5G Intelligent Edge.
  • Managing the evolution of current standards to future IoT innovations

Rob Tiffany is Founder and Managing Director at Digital Insights. Rob served as Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson, driving 5G connection management for IoT devices. Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was Global Technology Lead for the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Rob is an industry analyst working around wireless communications, IoT, digital twins, etc. 

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Hosted by: Ryan Prosser

CEO at Very

As Very's CEO, Ryan collaborates daily with product, sales, and marketing to deliver the IoT solutions our clients look for. He is also a champion for our culture, fostering transparency and efficiency across our distributed team.