Internet of Everything (IOE)

October 12, 2016

INNOVATION

These Boots Were Made For Walking: A New Look at the Path to IoT Success

Last year, I wrote a series of blogs exploring the various technology and business factors to keep in mind while considering an Internet of Things (IoT) deployment. Since then, IoT has continued to accelerate its drive toward transformational change across industries. And I have continued to log in thousands upon thousands of miles meeting with […]

September 29, 2016

INNOVATION

Building Blocks for Your Own Innovation Disruption (Part 3)

Are you ready? It’s time to complete the foundation and launch your own innovation disruption—companywide. This is the last of my three-part series. I lay out the final three building blocks needed to shake up bureaucracies and turn them into startup-like cultures. To transform employees into entrepreneurs. To fire up innovation. And to jumpstart disruptive, […]

June 24, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cloud is King

I live in the Hill Country outside Austin where one of our local storytellers, Shake Russell, wrote a song for the Texas sesquicentennial in which he proclaims, “Cotton is King.” He subsequently amends it to say, “Cattle is King,” followed by “Oil is King,” before finally settling on “Willie is King.” I cannot dispute his […]

May 20, 2016

INNOVATION

Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence Accelerates its Momentum and Extends Corporate Venturing into New Technology Areas with …

Three-and-a-half years ago, an informal brainstorming session among a few us started a broader discussion on how we should co-innovate with the startup ecosystem, which eventually led to the creation of a new corporate venturing program for startups and scaleups - Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) - built on Cisco’s foundation of innovation and market opportunity.

March 31, 2016

INNOVATION

Catalysts for 10x Innovation – Innovator Attributes

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” were the final words echoed last week during a thought-provoking Innovation Catalyst training session at Cisco’s campus in Richardson, Texas. Building on earlier sessions in San Jose last November, I joined other super-charged Cisco leaders to learn more about winning formulas and attributes that can cultivate 10x innovation across our […]

February 11, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco Leading the Way in IoT Wireless

We are pleased to announce that the Cisco Industrial Wireless (IW) 3700 Series is the winner of the Control Engineering 2016...

January 12, 2016

MANUFACTURING

#CiscoChat: Jump Start Your Connected Factory

A new year- and time for new initiatives and a chance to fast start your competitiveness as a manufacturer. According to our recent Manufacturing Thought Leadership Study, digital manufacturers who have connected their factories and production facilities are driving up to 19% more profits (over 10 years) than their ‘unconnected’ counterparts. What are some of […]

December 16, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#WednesdayWalkabout Series Finale: Building a Global Digital Community

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp We’re ready, are you? We are now in an age so normalized by the proliferation of technology that the United Nations has declared access to the...

December 10, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Advanced Malware Protection Can Help Keep Defense Agencies’ Networks Secure

It seems like these days, you can’t read the news without seeing something about a cyberattack or data breach. While the digital economy and the Internet of Everything (IoE) are creating huge opportunities for value creation in both the public and private sectors, they also create huge opportunities for security breaches. With an expanded attack […]