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Powerful Combination: Employees and Social Media

…Leverage executive sponsors to enable employees to participate in the social stream. Design incentives such as gaming badges, recognitions, and other opportunities to motivate employees to participate more in social media. September Twitter Chat And mark your calendars for next month’s Let’s Chat! #Ciscosmt Twitter chat, taking place on Thursday, September 26th from 9-10 a.m. PT. Stay tuned for more details by following the Cisco Digital and So…


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People + Process + Data + Things = JOBS

…o anything!” It’s a familiar lament in modern families. Yet as parents fret about the time their children spend gaming, they may be missing the bigger picture — by failing to perceive the future of job creation in the Internet of Everything (IoE) economy. Gaming (within reason!) bestows children with some valuable skills that will be relevant to a rapidly evolving job market. And for a few kids, the gaming becomes the job. Gaming “super bowls” dr…


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The Monetization of Me: Calculating the Return on Exposure

…ach one of these profiles had a different set of requirement / preferences for how these assets (music, social, gaming, commerce, etc.) were accessed and used depending on where and what you were doing (preferences). I predict that in the future, consumers will have the ability to monetize themselves, with an application, for example, that provides credits to a mobile phone bill. Existing technology allows businesses to offer discounts, status an…


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How Service Providers Can Capture Seven Times Their Mobile Investment

…Cisco IBSG sees consumers demanding mobile-cloud services that fall into four key categories: Learn and Play: Gaming, video, information, productivity-enhancing services Communicate: Video calls, social networking Shop and Pay: Payments, healthcare, travel, location, context-based ads, mobile retail Monitor and Control: Home automation, surveillance Sevenfold Revenue Return on Investment Despite the $60 billion opportunity, mobile operators ha…


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Cisco Calls on Congress and FCC to Provide More Spectrum for Broadband

…es connected wirelessly to the internet – smartphones, tablets, laptops, video streaming devices, smart TVs and gaming consoles. And the devices will continue to proliferate — in just a few years, we forecast that that there will be 8 devices for every American. Not only do we send email and text messages constantly, but we’re watching massive amounts of video – from short clips of our children’s first steps to entire feature-length movies…