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Connected: The Kepware Podcast

With discussions around protocols, architectures, and new technologies, this podcast showcases the Kepware team as thought leaders in the industry and offers a glimpse into the culture that makes the world's best industrial connectivity software.

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Start at The Beginning:

Culture Driving Innovation With Adam Kennedy

Kyle Carreau (Partner Enablement Engineer) sits down with Adam Kennedy (Global Sales VP, Kepware Products) to discuss how the Kepware team has been able to continue to deliver quality products and excellent customer service throughout the years.

OPC UA and MQTT With Tom Gaudet

Kyle Carreau (Partner Enablement Engineer) sits down with Tom Gaudet (Product Management Lead, Kepware Products) to discuss how the industry has adopted OPC UA and MQTT Protocols, as well as what the future of connectivity will look like. 

Reflections on Authenticity and Sponsorship With Lori Beaulieu and Laurie Sirois

It's a Lori and Laurie takeover! In this episode, Lori Beaulieu (Technical Product Owner - ThingWorx Kepware Edge, Edge Central) and Laurie Sirois (Director of Quality Assurance) discuss their experiences as women in the technology field, differences in communication styles, valuable lessons learned, and ways to help support women through sponsorship. 

Industrial Security With Michael Firstenberg of Waterfall Security Solutions

Kyle Carreau (Partner Enablement Engineer) sits down with Michael Firstenberg (Director of Industrial Security, Waterfall Security Solutions) to discuss the recent cyberattack on the Oldsmar, Florida water/waste water treatment facility. The two also discuss the security challenges that come with the ever growing IoT landscape. Michael also gives his recommendations on thinking about security first during the design phase, and gives a list of resources to keep yourself and your company informed. 

Partnerships and "Livin' on the Edge" With Steve Sponseller

Steve “Spoons” Sponseller (Senior Director, Americas Channel) sits down with Kyle Carreau (Partner Enablement Engineer) to discuss the importance of partnerships throughout the years. The pair explore Kepware’s origins in the Oil and Gas industry and reflect on how leveraging partnerships was essential to penetrating the market. Additionally, the two talk about the new challenges of IoT and how ThingWorx Kepware Edge, along with hardware partners, can solve these challenges. 

Motors, Lasers, and The CXC With Philip Bard

Kyle Carreau (Partner Enablement Engineer) sits down with Philip Bard (Principal Product Experience Specialist) to discuss having the coolest job at PTC. Philip has the pleasure of working next to the Customer Experience Center team to build the extravagant demos that you see touring the center, as well as building demos for the LiveWorx events. The pair talk about what it’s like to have access to some unique resources sent to Philip’s home (laser cutters, Volvo truck engines) and how it has built an awkward relationship with his postman. Additionally, Philip gives some insight into some exciting things coming to the CXC, as well as the origins of the now famous “Motor Demo."

Product Management Check-In With Emily Griffin

Emily Griffin (Product Manager – Kepware Products) sits down with Kyle Carreau (Partner Enablement Engineer) to discuss the latest in the Kepware roadmap. Emily discusses Kepware’s vision around the future of OPC UA connectivity within Kepware, as well as Enterprise management features and Kepware’s newest driver: the Universal Device Driver (UDD). Additionally, the pair talk about the interesting position of being a small driver company  out of Portland, ME that is involved in conversations with larger technology corporations.

March to the Edge: A Shift in Data Collection With Lanner and Hulix

The March to the Edge Webinar series was a previously recorded webinar series that took place over the course of 2021. The Series was aimed at having conversations regarding the edge with a Hardware Partner of Kepware, and with an Industry Expert from a System Integrator.

March to the Edge: Addressing Challenges of Monitoring and Control

The March to the Edge Webinar series was a previously recorded webinar series that took place over the course of 2021. The Series was aimed at having conversations regarding the edge with a Hardware Partner of Kepware and with an Industry Expert from a System Integrator.

March to the Edge: Connecting Your Business Systems to the Edge

The March to the Edge Webinar series was a previously recorded webinar series that took place over the course of 2021. The Series was aimed at having conversations regarding the edge with a Hardware Partner of Kepware, and with an Industry Expert from a System Integrator.

March to the Edge: Exploring the Deep Edge and Factory Edge

The March to the Edge Webinar series was a previously recorded webinar series that took place over the course of 2021. The Series was aimed at having conversations regarding the edge with a Hardware Partner of Kepware, and with an Industry Expert from a System Integrator.

March to the Edge: Building a Remarkable Factory

The March to the Edge Webinar series was a previously recorded webinar series that took place over the course of 2021. The Series was aimed at having conversations regarding the edge with a Hardware Partner of Kepware, and with an Industry Expert from a System Integrator.

Knowledge Centered Service (KCS) and Support Insights With Kyleigh Corrigan

Kyle sits down with Kyleigh Corrigan (The original "KC") to discuss the concepts of 'Knowledge Centered Service' and how it is helping Kepware users find quicker, more detailed technical information.

A Year in Review and Future Direction With Adam Kennedy

AK is back! In this episode, Kyle and Adam discuss the finer points of moving the Kepware business model from mostly perpetual to a mix of subscription and perpetual. The pair also get into the future of the Kepware business and technology, buzzwords, Kepware General Manager Abby Eon being a fantastic actor, and the Partner Exchange video production experience.

An International Perspective - Part 1 With Hector Garcia

The International Team is in the building! Join Kyle as he chats with members of the International Kepware Team to get their perspectives on the business and technical climates of their respective regions, as well as get to know them a little bit better.