Ask the Futurist: “How Will the Internet of Everything Help Us Manage Our Own Health?”
In our last “Ask the Futurist” blog post, I discussed how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is working to connect doctors with their patients through electronic medical records. The subject of IoE’s role in the health care industry is a topic I am asked about often. After all, the Internet of Everything has the potential […]
Beyond Online Classes: How the Internet of Everything Is Transforming Education
Over the next few weeks, students will be heading back to school for the fall semester. In fact, my oldest child will be starting college for the first time, and I have another one not far behind. So naturally, I’ve been thinking about the future of education, and the opportunities and challenges 21st century technology […]
Ask The Futurist: Will the Internet of Everything Make Universal Digital Medical Records a Reality?
Waiting rooms. Lengthy paper work. Medical bills. When you are ill, these are the last things you want to worry about. Checking in to your appointment shouldn’t take longer than your visit with the doctor, and the old paper charts just aren’t cutting it anymore. The industry has taken huge steps in moving to electronic […]
The Workplace of the Future: Connected, Collaborative, Creative
The Internet of Everything is reshaping every aspect of our lives—including how and where we work. Think back to the 1950s, when the telephone was the only connected device in the typical office, and collaboration happened only when coworkers physically walked to a conference room for a face-to-face meeting. Today, we take for granted an […]
Ask The Internet of Everything Futurist: “When Will We Get Our Flying Cars?”
Flying cars. Robots. Biometric devices. These are just some of the things I get to think about and research in my role as Cisco’s Chief Futurist. As the Internet of Everything continues to connect more people, process, data, and things it is exciting to think about the possibilities. Looking at life 50 years ago can […]
Moving to IPv6: Rebuilding the Heart of the Internet Without Missing a Beat
Within the coming decade, Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) will be key to enabling 50 billion connections among people, processes, data, and things in the Internet of Everything (IoE). But how we get there from here is not a simple matter. I’m very pleased to invite Mark Townsley, Cisco Fellow and recognized industry expert on IP, […]
Reflections on Cisco Live—an Engaged, Positive View of How We Are Building the Future Together
Last week, Cisco Live in Orlando gave me the opportunity to discuss the future of technology with a broad cross-section of business leaders and self-professed “geeks”—both in person and via social media. In my keynote on Tuesday, I outlined a vision of what life in 2023 could be like, enabled by the Internet of Everything […]
Cisco Live 2013 Shows Life in 2023, Thanks to the Internet of Everything
It’s probably no surprise to you that my favorite part of Cisco Live is discussing future technology. This year, there are so many ways the Internet of Everything...
Cisco Live 2013 Preview: Internet of Everything 2023
"Do you have a vision for tomorrow? Cisco does." Next week I’ll join Chairman and CEO John Chambers...