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Machine Builder Business Models, Sustainability and Innovation

…? That is sort of what happened to us. Washing machines have dramatically changed in technology and efficiency (innovation at its best), but the new models are front-load and are deeper. Same width, same connections. Aesthetically different colors, so clearly we had to replace the dryer too. And to make it easier to use the front-load machines, they have these optional pedestals that elevate the machine. Fortunately our laundry room space was dee…


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Among TechAmerica IT Policy Recommendations, Innovation Key for State & Local Government

…ted costs, productivity, costs of downtime, all while creating a more collaborative environment that encourages innovation. The Department of Transportation in Alabama is a great example of how telepresence can increase productivity and reduce expenses, using the technology for everything from new hire trainings to external meetings. The Federal government is also adopting this innovative technology to help keep the Department of Defense running…


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Metro Ethernet Forum Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation

…vice level guarantees that can traverse the metro, the nation, or the globe across any media. Generations of innovations and new service application drivers (mobile broadband, video, and cloud) for Carrier Ethernet have been rapidly driven forward by the dedicated efforts and influence of the MEF volunteers.   As with new generations of music, adoption of Carrier Ethernet services in the marketplace was not without similar challenges to overco…


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Innovation (and recognition) in Support and Technical Services

…er expectations and demands have been catalysts for Cisco and our partners to find new ways to marry technology innovation with a new, more proactive services model. Since the early 1990s, Cisco has been setting the standard in delivering an unmatched services experience. This is founded on the intelligence and information that comes with more than 50 million installed devices, and more than six million customer interactions every year happening…


Power of the Network in Innovation – A conversation with Tesco CIO Mike McNamara

In the world of retailing, innovation has always been part of the driving force to success.  Whether it is new store formats, new merchandise or new technologies, Tesco, a leading global retailer, has been working with Cisco and Cisco IBSG to drive innovation in retail.  Recently Lisa Fretwell, Cisco IBSG senior director for retail wrote in her blog titled “Every Little Helps” – Cisco IBSG and Tesco about her experience working with Tesco on nex…


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