#DigitalTransformation

July 21, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Financial Services Gone Digital at Cisco Live 2016

Kevin Spacey delivered an amazing keynote closing out Cisco Live 2016: “Today, the last words of my speech belong to Frank Underwood.”   Cisco Live this year was all about how digital is dramatically redefining business models. Digital is creating disruption for incumbents and opportunity for the disruptors. In today’s world, digital is about survival. […]

July 7, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Asking the Right Questions

Too frequently we catch ourselves jumping straight to the solution, direct to the final outcome without first understanding the question or problem that requires said solution. But how do we plan the steps that must be taken, acquire the appropriate tools, or understand the journey itself until we ask ourselves (and others) the right questions?

June 30, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday Series: Keeping Communities Safer

It Takes a Village: Stories of public safety threats and humanitarian crises dominate news cycles, ever present and continuously increasing in complexity. How do we respond, how do we ensure that our collective human story is a happier, safer one? After all, feelings of basic safety and personal security are essential to the core of […]

June 29, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cities in the Age of Urban Tech

Hundreds of government officials, leaders of both business and academia, and young entrepreneurs joined the New Cities Foundation 2016 Summit in Montreal last week. Montreal, proven to be an ideal host for the summit, as only one week earlier it earned the “Intelligent Community of the Year” designation, awarded by the Intelligent Communities Forum to […]

June 16, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Smarter Solutions for Healthier Communities

Technology for the People: Being a German native and given my personal and professional commitment to helping those who commit their lives to public service, this particular topic of innovation is near and dear to my heart. It’s all about the end user – the patient, the care provider or the facility administrator – not […]