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Cisco Employee Changes Lives Through Technology Donations

…sed Land Foundation. Doctors diagnosed Taylor with polio as a child, forcing him to use an electric scooter for transportation and making his goal of serving other veterans difficult. Roland saw his friend struggling, and helped Taylor purchase a wheelchair-accessible van in 2013. “I wanted to help him fulfill his aspirations to help veterans,” Roland said. “I saw him struggling to get around, and he’s using the van to make veterans’ lives easier…


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What’s Beyond IoT?

…70 billion US dollars, in key verticals including public sector, manufacturing, financial services, energy, and transportation. At NES, I joined an esteemed group of speakers that included industry luminaries from the U.S. and Japan, investors, and government representatives. Our engagement began with a small group meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who shared his vision for a connected Japan driving a new culture of innovation. In…


Cisco’s Culture of Innovation: Thriving in the 21st Century

…st pressing business problems in six industries: energy, health care, manufacturing, retail, public sector, and transportation. Nearly 9,000 employees took part and submitted 516 ideas. Another 4,900 employees voted, and 586 employees contributed comments on the ideas. -The Cisco Tech Fund is a multi-million dollar innovation fund designed to nurture disruptive ideas inside Cisco that aren’t currently on the company’s radar but could become billi…


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IOT Dance Party! And the winner of the IOT startup challenge is…

…rise.   It showcased the ecosystem of innovators that are fundamentally changing cities, manufacturing, energy, transportation, retail, and the many other industries embracing the Internet of Everything (IOE). Cisco Investments, co-hosted the event on our campus with other leaders in the space – SAP, Siemens, Sapphire Ventures, and Silicon Valley Bank, all helping to make IOT transformative. Padma Warrior, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, a…


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The Connected Bus Stop

…vertical solutions, and integration. Cisco’s IoT solutions span many segments including Smart+Connected Cities, Transportation, Public Safety, Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing, and more. So about that Connected Bus Stop? We showed a scenario based on real-world opportunities in which we are engaged. Why Bus stops? Firstly, in urban environments especially, bus stops are located at important location intervals for the distribution of IoT services….


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