At Cisco we’re passionate about innovation and taking risks to achieve growth. We believe that the power of the Human Network can enable collaboration on a global scale to achieve startling new innovations. That’s why we’re excited to announce the Cisco I-Prize-a global competition to find a new, major business opportunity for Cisco.This isn’t a light hearted contest. It’s a serious competition to find large, adjacent market opportunities where your inspiration and Cisco’s resources can combine to create major market disruptions; where together we can build a billion dollar business.If you are an innovator, a technologist, a trend-spotter or entrepreneur, check out the Cisco I-Prize site. The winning team will earn the opportunity of a lifetime!We’ll be posting to this blog site regularly throughout the course of this contest. Sometimes we’ll be sharing news and progress about the Cisco I-Prize, sometimes clarifying what we’re looking for and why and sometimes revealing our insights and observations about innovation. We’re interested in your insights too so feel free to comment, ask questions and express your point of view.It’s going to be a wild ride over the next few months-together we can create something really great!