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Your Next Great Idea? It Could Come from the Guy with the Mop

…o keep pace companies must access creativity wherever it may arise. According to The Wall Street Journal, more than 34 percent of today’s workforce comes from outside our organization, and their fresh perspective can support innovation. Indeed, cross-pollination of industries is a key to innovation. This scenario was illustrated in the below story shared by physicist David Matheson last week at the Frost & Sullivan’s GIL 2014: Silicon Valley…


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Service Provider Transformation through Innovation”

…ure In the coming weeks and months, we will be sharing more specifics on how Cisco’s innovative solutions, architecture, products and technologies are the catalysts for transformation or as we call it “transformation through innovation”. I invite you to view this short video below that shows the possibilities created when service providers, with Cisco, together embark on this transformation-through –innovation journey. Now that you’ve watched…


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Embracing the Internet of Everything with Customer-centric Innovation

…em into business ideas. Cooperation with governments, academia and research institutes complements the picture. With the announcement of openBerlin, Cisco is making an important step in its strategy of open, customer-centric innovation. openBerlin is one of six new Cisco IoE Innovation Center locations around the globe and the only one focusing on transportation, manufacturing and logistics, leveraging on the strengths and future potential of…


#InnovateThink TweetChat on Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m. PST: The Way Forward for IT Innovation

…fabric of clouds,” moving seamlessly across even the most extensive hybrid-cloud ecosystems Drive the necessary organizational changes that will raise IT to the status of trusted advisor to the business and a true partner in innovation Reap the benefits of a 20 to 25 percent reduction in costs, which can then be reinvested in new capabilities to drive innovation and business outcomes Meet an ever-expanding threat landscape with dynamic,…


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Fast IT: Sourcing Disruptive Innovation

…erous customer engagements. A key finding was that implementing the key elements of a Fast IT model could potentially result in a 20 to 25 percent reduction in costs, which can then be reinvested in new capabilities to drive innovation and business outcomes. Fast Innovation Requires Fast IT What Our Research Found Here are key insights from the research. In creating a Fast IT model, organizations will: simplify operations at a time when…


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