IoE Innovation Hinges on Hyper Collaboration
Once upon a time, the world’s greatest inventions always seemed to come from individual geniuses locked in a room day and night on their own. We often think of Alexander Graham Bell inventing the telephone by himself, Thomas Edison inventing the light bulb solo or Johannes Gutenberg working mostly alone to develop a mold that […]
Unleashing Value with Today’s IoT Innovation Leaders
Who is innovating the next big thing? Where are they? Will it be you? Whether in a garage, lab, university, startup or coffee shop, we at Cisco are searching the world over for entrepreneurs developing the next innovative game-changers around the Internet of Things (IoT). How will we find you? On Monday, June 22, we […]
Co-Innovating With Our Customers
In the past couple of years, I have been delighted to see how the digital revolution has accelerated the pace of innovation at warp speed. It has been even more gratifying, however, to experience how this trend has disrupted traditional relationships between technology suppliers and their customers. Today, the most successful suppliers and customers have […]
Game Theory and the Power of Innovating as an Industry
The recent passing of John Forbes Nash made me wonder how his ingenious game theory can be applied to technology innovation. Very simply put, Nash’s theory of equilibrium puts forth that outcomes are more attainable for all parties when they work cooperatively toward a goal rather than against each other in isolation. Knowing each other’s […]
Announcing Finalists for the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge!
When the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge was announced in April 2014, I was a little concerned and apprehensive about the number and quality of submissions the contest would attract. But looking back now at the overwhelming response and the fantastic submissions, I can honestly say the IoT Challenge was a tremendous success. And it is […]
Congratulations to the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge Semi-finalists!
In April 2014, Cisco announced the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge, a global, open competition aimed at recognizing, promoting and accelerating the adoption of breakthrough technologies that will contribute to the growth and evolution of the Internet of Things. The response was overwhelming with fantastic submissions. We received over 800 submissions from startups all over the […]