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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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IoT, from Cloud to Fog Computing

…ing Internet of Everything (IoE) applications that demand real-time/predictable latency (industrial automation, transportation, networks of sensors and actuators). Thanks to its wide geographical distribution the Fog paradigm is well positioned for real time big data and real time analytics. Fog supports densely distributed data collection points, hence adding a fourth axis to the often mentioned Big Data dimensions (volume, variety, and velocity…

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Connected Roadways and the Last Traffic Jam

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…ffic incidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for age 4 and every age 11 through 27, in the U.S. alone. Transportation creates nearly one-third of greenhouse gas emissions according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. At the same time, major global trends are driving the need for significant changes in tr…

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