Internet of Everything (IOE)
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: City Leaders Converge to Learn From Each Other
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Changing our outlook for a changing world If I had a nickel for every time I’ve been asked the question ‘what is a smart city really?’...
What it Takes to Be a Digital Predator and Not Become Digital Prey
For organizations looking to take advantage of the wave of digital disruption that’s sweeping industries on a global scale, getting into the heads of their customers is probably the best place to start. With tech trends like social, mobile, cloud and Big Data converging, organizations who want to remain competitive are in a race to […]
New Berlin Innovation Center Accelerates ‘Network Multiplier’
At yesterday’s inauguration of Cisco’s ninth Innovation Center in the world, Berlin’s smartest new facility was abuzz with startup-like excitement for the possibilities of what the new digital world can deliver. I mingled with Cisco colleagues, customers, partners, app developers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and the media in our latest showcase working lab, embedded with more […]
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Stay Protected While Always Connected
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Cybersecurity for all October is #CyberAware month. This year marks the 12th anniversary of this national cybersecurity awareness campaign, with it bringing a hot topic...
The Internet of Things: Why Now?
The time is ripe for an IoT explosion. The number of connected “things” in the world has skyrocketed from about a million in the early 1990s to 13 billion today. As the Internet of Everything (IoE) gains momentum—digitizing business processes in every industry—we expect to see 50 billion connected devices by 2020. The technology connecting […]
Three Key Takeaways on Digital Dialogue at Gartner ITXpo
This week, I spent a few days at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando. As usual, it was a great event that provided valuable insights into the state of the industry and our clients’ mindsets. Between a number of great sessions led by Gartner analysts, the dialogue created by the 10,000+ attendees at our Cisco sessions, and […]
IoE and Drones: A Tale of Two Technologies
In September, more than 2,500 drone enthusiasts gathered in Las Vegas for world’s largest commercial drone show, InterDrone. As I touched upon in my previous blog post, people often ask about Cisco’s role in drone ecosystem. During my keynote address the audience was astonished (a big “wow” factor) to learn that drones represent a key […]
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Digital Countries – Stories of Success
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp All aboard the digital express Communities and countries of all sizes are in motion toward a digital future…and if not, they risk being left behind. This...
Tame Your Data with these 5 Strategies
We all know that data is exploding and in more places than ever before. Without the right strategy in place, it can be a real monster. When tamed, data holds the key to great insights about an organization’s business that could help grow sales, improve the customer experience and save a lot of money. Unfortunately, […]