CEOs Are Missing a Huge Opportunity with Cybersecurity
Every time I hear about a new high-profile data breach—and it’s happening more often all the time—I picture what must be going on in the executive suite of that company. Are the leaders hunkering down in a defensive position, looking for someone to blame? Will they throw money at the problem as they scramble to […]
April Arrives, and (No Fooling) Amazing Ideas Are in the Air
It’s the first day of April, and spring is finally here. Everywhere, a sense of renewal and optimism is spreading. So, today I’d like to focus on a few cutting-edge technologies that are transforming our world. Quantum computing? Artificial intelligence? Augmented reality? All pale in comparison to these innovations, which truly have the potential to […]
Oil Slump Sparks New Call for Digitization
Looking at the marketplace today, now more than ever the oil and gas industry needs to take action. Crude oil prices are at incredible lows—just over $30 last week. While I’d never assert my ability to predict future oil prices, I did ring the bell last April for digital as the modern-day anecdote for doing […]
How Digital Solutions Can Change the Troubling Economics of Healthcare
Last week I wrote about how digital fans are expecting new experiences at NCAA games as part of March Madness. (Wow – how about some of those games this weekend – and my Fighting Irish survive and advance to the Sweet 16! But I digress…) This week I want to look at another topic—a much […]
NCAA March Madness – The Demands of the Digital Fan!
As one of America’s biggest annual sporting events kicks off today in basketball arenas all across the country, there is no better time to reflect on the importance of connectivity...
Financial Services and Retail: ‘A (Digital) Tale of Two Industries’
Over the past six months or so, many of my blogs have dealt with the hot topic of “digital disruption” — both as a threat and an opportunity...
IoT World Forum: Translating IoT Innovation into Business Value with Analytics at the Edge
Heading into the holiday season, I can safely predict that my kids’ excitement levels will increase steadily as December 25th draws nearer. They, of course, are anticipating Christmas morning and all that it entails – a break from school, delicious brunch, hot chocolate, family time, and, just maybe, some gift giving. Well, I am pretty […]
Digital Transformation Unlocks the Door to Services Revenue in Manufacturing
Digital business transformation is a sometimes-vexing journey, with no shortage of pain points along the way. The rewards, however, more than offset the difficulties. How do I know? Because the transformation that so many organizations are undertaking reflects Cisco’s own, sometimes challenging journey — along with those of our top customers. This month, our team […]