#DigitalTransformation

November 18, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Okay, but what are you trying to do?

Going Digital, Digitization, The Digital Experience are all terms being thrown around these days and I am often asked “what does that really mean?”.  While the industry has done an amazing job of creating new buzz words, it is hard for the everyday technologist to link them to anything practical.  We can put together the […]

October 9, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Discuss Digital with Jeremiah Owyang via Facebook Live on October 14 #CiscoChat

Join us to ask your questions about digital transformation trends and the keys to success, including security, big data, IoT, cloud and mobile alignment.

October 7, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Community Policing in the Digital Era

Over 30 years ago, I had the opportunity to serve as a Community Service Officer (CSO) in the UCLA Police Department.  The CSO program allows students to participate in the UCLA campus safety, serving as additional “eyes and ears”. We helped out as field escorts, hospital and resident hall patrol, bike patrol, building security, and even […]

September 21, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Everyone With A Bank Account Is Going To Become An Investor

The Wealth and Asset Management industry is about to undergo unprecedented disruption according to new industry research by Roubini ThoughtLab in partnership with Cisco and 16 prestigious industry firms.  Get your seat belts on! The three main takeaways from this research are: this is the first research piece that combines economists, technologists, providers, and investors […]

September 2, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cruising to Safer, Smarter Streets

Start Your Engines: Considering all the benefits emerging with the technology innovations of the digital age, it’s surprising that we see few changes to roadways, streets and vehicles that truly improve the driver experience and make roads safer. As a German, I more than appreciate the beauty of good driving. But how can we truly leverage innovative change and […]

August 29, 2016

CLOUD

Regulated Industries Harness the Power of Real-time Visibility

The VP of Data Center Operations at a B2B cloud provider cannot guarantee that his enterprise customer’s sensitive records are protected from attacks — even with his arsenal of threat detection and mitigation tools. Amongst rows of opaque racks with thousands of consolidated workloads, he cannot fully catalog the vulnerable machines nor the processes running on […]

August 11, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Thinking Outside of the Box

In the Name of Innovation: Technology is only as useful as the processes it changes, the money it saves, and the lives that it improves. In increasingly complex city environments where there are more people, less resources and higher demands than ever, how do we ensure that we’re getting the right solutions to the right […]

July 28, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Innovation at its Finest

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp The Glass Half-Full: We as a human race have so much to be proud of and excited for – look at us, we’ve learned to fly, gone to the moon, overcome horrific tragedy and invented a little something called the Internet, which connects us all regardless of where we physically reside. […]

July 21, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Fresh Air, Clean Energy, Can’t Lose

You’ve Got the Power: We live in a finite world – there are only so many hours in the day, so much money in your bank account, and so many glasses of wine I can drink. Why then is it that we use precious natural commodities like there’s an endless supply for us to take […]