Manufacturing

July 9, 2014

MANUFACTURING

IoT in Action: Food Manufacturing and CPG

Recently, I was able to spend a day with a leading food manufacturer whose products you most likely enjoyed at your Fourth of July barbecue.  I was with this customer to see what they have implemented and help them understand some next steps to leverage IoT to enhance their business. I was pleasantly surprised with […]

July 2, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Mfg.net Webcast Series: The Internet of Things

Partnering with Manufacturing.net, Cisco recently hosted Part II of a webcast series  on ‘The Internet of Things ’ for Manufacturing.  The content was very well received as it covered some key opportunities in Manufacturing today and how IoT technologies are helping enable an industrial renaissance in many markets today.  The first webcast   was joined by […]

June 20, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Imagine the Possibilities with IoT and IoE

Cisco customers have asked me how the Internet of Everything and the Internet of Things are going to affect their everyday life.  My answer:  it can be mind-boggling how interconnected sensors and devices are going to impact our daily lives. Specifically, in the industrial space, I get to work daily with our manufacturing and mining […]

June 11, 2014

MANUFACTURING

An Update on Recent Industry Events and IoT in Manufacturing

It has been a crazy past three weeks with IoT and IoE for myself and also Cisco.  We recently hosted Cisco Live where we had over 25,000 attendees onsite and over 200,000 more attend virtually.  By the end of that week, I felt I had met each and every one and had at least a […]

June 6, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Cisco Supply Chain Operations Places in Top 10 of Gartner Ranking

Congratulations to the Cisco Supply Chain Operations (CSCO) team. For seven consecutive years, Cisco has placed in the Top 10 of Gartner's prestigious ranking! Led by Cisco Senior...

May 30, 2014

MANUFACTURING

The 2014 Automation Conference – IoE and Beer

The 2014 Automation Conference (TAC) was held March 20-21, 2014 in sunny Chicago (Yes, sunny Chicago!! I made sure to pack some California sunshine for the Windy City) attracted...

May 15, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Don’t Miss this Mfg.net Webcast on IoT and Manufacturing

For many manufacturers, understanding how industry trends impact their business and learning about peer best practices are top priorities. Once current area of focus — tapping into the transformational  value  of the Internet of Things (IoT) on manufacturing — is top of mind for best-in-class companies. A vision of IoT and its impact on manufacturing […]

April 9, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing in America – Turning the Corner

What does manufacturing mean to America? While there may be no quantitative right answer to that question, in my opinion, manufacturing is the creation of new jobs, the empowering of individuals, and teamwork that helps make dreams a reality. Manufacturing has long been wrongly perceived as a dirt and grime industry that lacks the appeal […]

March 24, 2014

MANUFACTURING

Cisco At Hannover Messe 2014

Hannover Messe is once again upon us.  The world's premier industrial technical showcase will be held in Hannover, Germany from April 7-11, 2014.  Last year's faire had a clear focus...