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New Global Customers Adopt Cisco Emerging Solutions Advisory Services

Developers and communities in Toronto, Canada, the Delhi Mumbai Industrial corridor in India, and the City of Guayaquil in Ecuador are now placing Cisco and its certified partners at the heart of their urban planning initiatives, adding to the company’s roster of global greenfield and brownfield Smart+Connected Communities™ (S+CC) projects. As competition between cities for talent, business, investment and tourism increases, city lea…

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The Future of Work-Life Innovation: The Role of Networked Technologies

…d the processes of innovation. The report further discusses the most influential technologies currently enabling smarter ways of working and living, and those that will become pervasive in the next few years—cloud computing, connected devices, smart applications, collaboration platforms, flexible security-policy applications, and high-bandwidth networks. Such technologies are also driving innovation processes—empowering organizations and communit…

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How Will the Aerotropolis Define the Successful City of the Future?

…ortunity for entrepreneurship and job creation in the aerotropolis. Cisco predicts that there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020 – imagine how this can impact the aerotropolis. The real time connectivity and accessibility enabled by connected devices can effectively be used to generate an additional layer of valuable services. Cisco knows from our Smart+Connected communities that there are many benefits of utilizing the network. Airport…

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Innovation in the 21st Century City

…And more and more, the other fundamental utilities are becoming dependent on broadband, especially as grids get smart and the buildings and vehicles themselves become connected, green, and sustainable. Internet of Things: Those connected buildings and smart, efficient grids drive a second trend that will completely transform the way in which we manage cities: the Internet of Things. Cisco predicts that the number of connected things will reach 5…

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Participation, Collaboration, Community

…nnovation, and productivity is the ability to navigate at unprecedented scale and speed, complex and distributed communities (networks) of information, people, and things. By tapping the power of these networks, communities can effectively share ideas, expertise, and knowledge, encouraging richer levels of participation. Smart City development and services through partnerships, collaboration, and community was a major theme at the London Policy C…

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