The Intelligent Community Forum just completed its annual summit, which celebrates the Top 7 most intelligent communities in the world. These are the global leaders who have already made investments in broadband and in community building — and who are now looking to see how they can build on those advantages.
This year’s theme was innovation and employment, so I was asked to give the keynote presentation on the question of whether innovation destroys jobs and how sub-national governments should respond.
This is a summary. The video of the presentation will be available in a couple of weeks. [Note: there was a foreshadowing of this presentation in my earlier blog post “Are Jobs Disappearing?“]
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Tags: 21st Century Government, disruptive innovation, economic development, intelligent community, Tech innovation and development
Brad Boston, Cisco Senior Vice President in the Global Government Solutions Group, discusses the recent milestones in Cisco’s Internet Router in Space program, including the first-ever software upgrade of an Internet Protocol router aboard a commercial satellite while in orbit, as well as completing the industry’s first VoIP call made without the use of any terrestrial infrastructure to route the call.
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Tags: application networking services, Brad Boston, Cable Operators, channel partner, Cisco, Collaborative, Energy/Utilities, European Markets, GGSG, global government solutions group, Government/Defense, Internet Router in Space IRIS, mobile operators, mobility, Public Safety, routing, satellite communication, Tech innovation and development, unified communications, video, Wireline carriers