Cisco Scores as Leader in the Infonetics Policy Management Scorecard

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Last week, we were thrilled to receive the news that Infonetics scored Cisco Policy Suite as a Leader in the Policy Management Scorecard. Cisco was one of only two leaders recognized by Infonetics in this space and was recognized for building “… up its position in the market rapidly after its acquisition of BroadHop, demonstrating […]

March 4, 2014


CIO or IT Services Broker?

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In the heart of the overall shift from cloud computing as an isolated project to a central IT strategy, a particular tenet is reigning supreme: hybrid IT strategies. As cloud computing continues to evolve, new technologies are emerging to support the dynamic creation of cloud services. CIOs are increasingly feeling the need to deal with […]

October 22, 2013


#ExecInsights: IoE, Healthcare, and Parking Among Hot Topics at Gartner Symposium

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So, it turns out the most tweeted topic from my recent presentation at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo was about how much of their lives Parisian motorists spend searching for parking (let’s just say it’s more than a year!).   As I told the audience in Orlando, that stress-ridden search is one of countless challenges we can tackle […]

October 3, 2013


Gartner ITxpo: The Internet of Everything Drives Business Innovation

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In a few days, I have the opportunity to discuss how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is opening up new levels of innovation, business models, and economic opportunity to CIOs and IT leaders at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013. It’s no small task explaining the vast possibilities the Internet of Everything can offer, but here’s a […]

September 16, 2013


When Sensors Act Like Teenagers

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A common cornerstone of both the Internet of Things and Internet of Everything concepts is the idea of a future with billions, if not trillions, of connections to the Internet. As the Internet of Everything connects objects, data, people and processes, the future of connected things will not be traditional computers or smartphones. Rather, it […]

August 27, 2013


Why Connections (not Things) Will Change the World

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Much has been made of the “Internet of Things” and a growing array of “smart” things that will soon change nearly every aspect of our lives — from Google’s driverless car and iRobot’s Ava 500 video collaboration robot to “smart” pill bottles that will automatically renew a prescription and remind you when to take it. […]

August 1, 2013


Cisco and #IoE Tweet Chat Recap

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What do you think should be connected to the Internet of Everything? Last week, Cisco and asked that very question as part of an all-day Tweet Chat, stirring up a huge amount of conversation around the connection possibilities of the future! Throughout the day, readers submitted their ideas of what could connect on IoE, […]

Five Truths about the Internet of Everything

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I’ve been spending a lot of time talking and thinking about a world in which everything is connected.  The Internet of Everything isn’t some futuristic Idea that we are dreaming about, it’s charging forward at incredible speed and everything is being connected.  I’d like to look at five characteristics or truths about IOE that are […]