Cisco CEO John Chambers: Thoughts Prior to WEF2012

January 11, 2012 - 4 Comments

This month, Cisco Chairman and CEO is attending his 12th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.  In this video he prepared for WEF, he answers the following questions.

What great transformation will the world see in the next decade?
What new models will drive change in your industry?
How can organizations build competitive innovation for the next generation?
How can your industry work with other stakeholders to improve the state of the world?

John states that the internet and business “innovation will drive GDP growth, job creation and productivity” in the next decade. He says that any device will be connected to any content and that video will be everywhere.  Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, he says, will be in the enterprise, in their current form or in a more business-friendly form (note: such as Cisco Quad).  He says that mobility will continue to grow in importance and the proliferation of devices will make the network and its security and policies even more important.

Solving the worlds problems, he says, takes bringing diverse people together…both physically, but more and more through collaborative platforms.

Watch the video and let us know what you think technology’s impact will have on our lives in the next decade.

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  1. I second Mr.Sobir. All in all segment of our daily life, internet technology is playing a major role.

  2. How do me manage man made changes? Technology is now all pervasive and acessible. However the means to acess them is still questionable.Many third world countries lack applications in Healthcare,adaption social security measures remains a challenge.Cost of acquisition,OPEX is debateable. Fast tech obsolence has impacted adversely the Climate/environment and is “irreprabale”.

  3. I second Mr.Sobir. All in all segment of our daily life, internet technology is playing a major role.

  4. So what the Technology’s impact will have on our lives?

    – It will significantly increase productivity, minimizes cost and time.

    – It will also plays a significant role in the Educational economy and Health Care.

    All the major factors of lives like: health care, education , Security and business innovation are highly improved and developed by the impact of the technology through the Internet , Collaboration & computing.