How To Digitize: Simplify First
A common question I receive in my role as chief digital officer (CDO) is, “Where do I begin my digitization journey?” This is key—both because it is hard to know where to start among a sea of potential areas to transform and because setting out in the wrong direction can hurt your competitive position, waste […]
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 […]
Saving Lives in Latin America with Telemedicine
Telemedicine is having an enormous impact on the quality of life for Latin Americans. Nearly 83% of the 423 million people who live in South America reside in urban areas. 72 million people occupy rural areas. Both groups find it difficult to access specialized medical care in a timely fashion. According to the World Health […]
Bring Harmony into your Digital Manufacturing Journey
Learning lessons from music producer Rick Rubin can help you start your Digital Manufacturing journey.
Digitization at Cisco: A One-Year Perspective
Digitization at Cisco: A One-Year Perspective By Kevin Bandy, SVP and Chief Digital Officer, Cisco As I look back at my first year as Cisco’s CDO, I am excited about...
Pokémon Go: 5 Innovation Lessons from this Augmented Reality Check
Whether Pokémon Go is a fad or new franchise, the social phenomenon shows how to spot, adapt, and lead market transitions.
Interview w/ Alex Goryachev, the Mastermind behind Cisco’s Grandest Innovation Challenge
NOTE: The conversation below on how to ignite innovation first appeared on the web site of TeskaLabs, a Europe-based security startup selected to join the IDEALondon program, powered by Cisco, DJ Thomson and University College of London. A big thanks to Cindy Dam, TeskaLab’s marketing and community manager, for permission to re-post her Q&A blog. […]
CDO and CIO: Partners in Digital Transformation
CDO and CIO: Partners in Digital Transformation Kevin Bandy, SVP and Chief Digital Officer, Cisco We recently hosted the largest Cisco Live! ever, with more than 28,000 attendees on hand in Las Vegas. The theme was digital transformation. We focused on how Cisco’s latest innovations and acquisitions help customers use the network to reimagine how […]
#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 […]