Across the globe, business, government, and social structures are buffeted by sweeping generational change, technological innovation, and the emergence of new economic development models.
Although these forces differ by geography, they provide opportunities for social innovation, community engagement, economic growth, sustainability, and country transformation.
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Tags: #economic growth, future of work, smart learning, Smart work, social innovation, Sustainability
What will the ideal city of the future look like?
Urban policymakers around the world are striving to answer this question, while positioning their citizens to compete and thrive in a time of accelerated innovation and change. Many are seeking the best possible convergence of technology and infrastructure within the urban environment. But the overall goal is to enhance the success, livability, and overall appeal of their cities. Read More »
Tags: Big Data, Cisco, Eco-Vallée, France, IBSG, Innovative City Convention, Smart Cities, Smart work
One of the best things about my job at CISCO is the opportunity to work with innovators in government, business, the independent sector, and nonprofits and examine the problems of urban communities in new ways.
Over the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of supporting the launch of a new civic presence in our hometown of San Jose that does this very well: the San Jose office of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, SPUR San Jose. Read More »
Tags: #economic growth, Cisco, community engagement, IBSG, Integrated Workforce, networked work, Smart work, Smart Work Centers, Smart+Connected, Social Cohesion, Social Inclusion, social innovation, Sustainability, technological innovation, Technology benefits, transformation, Urban Future of Work, Work-Life Innovation