Cisco is Powering #ConnectedConventions
This past week, the Republican National Convention took place in Cleveland and on Monday, the Democratic National Convention will kick off in Philadelphia. During this time, both cities are transformed, with thousands of political leaders and eager participants flying in from around the country to converge on both the Quicken Loans Arena and the Wells […]
#TransformationThursday: Asking the Right Questions
Too frequently we catch ourselves jumping straight to the solution, direct to the final outcome without first understanding the question or problem that requires said solution. But how do we plan the steps that must be taken, acquire the appropriate tools, or understand the journey itself until we ask ourselves (and others) the right questions?
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: A Backpacker’s Guide to Digitization
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Innovation at the Forefront of Everything As the 2016 Rio Olympics draw nearer, the eyes of the world are turning to Brazil and South America. Latin...
#WednesdayWalkabout Series Kickoff: The Internet of Everything and Tomorrow’s Digital Cities, Today
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp It’s Here and It’s Happening Now As large populations shift to urban areas, cities are under tremendous pressure to compete economically and grow sustainably....
Experience the Digital Community at Cisco Live
Cities, states, and other communities continue to face an increasing variety of challenges: traffic congestion, parking, public safety and security, waste and water management,...
#CiscoPublicSafety Series: 2014 IACP Community Policing Awards
“Community policing is central to the success of the police mission as we provide quality services to, and build relationships with, our diverse communities.” IACP President Yost Zakhary I had the privilege of attending the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Community Policing awards last Sunday, and I can say firsthand that it […]
#CiscoPublicSafety Series: Redefining Public Safety and Justice through IoE
Public safety and justice agencies around the world are facing the increasingly difficult challenge of dealing with shrinking resources. In the U.S., for example, results from a survey conducted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Major Cities Chiefs Association show an estimated 53 percent of U.S. counties are working with fewer staff […]
#HigherEdThursdays – Reinventing the Educational Experience Through Collaboration
The landscape in higher education continues to change. In September, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics showing that college enrollment declined for the first time in six years in the fall of 2012. (U.S. Census Bureau, 9/2013), and nearly half of Moody’s rated public and private universities were anticipating total enrollment declines in 2014 (Moody’s […]
#SmartConnectedCity Series Wrap-up: IoE, Smart+Connected Communities, and the Future of Cities
Imagine what a city could and should look like in several years. What do you see? What will be top of mind for citizens?