Internet of Everything (IOE)
Countdown to Winner’s Circle at IoTWF Starts for 2015 Innovation Grand Challenge
So now the countdown begins to name the winners of our second annual Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge at IoTWF. Today we unveil the six finalists selected by Cisco judges after a highly complex evaluation process, which started six months ago with 3,000 entries from more than 100 countries. I am calling these next-generation innovators, the Super […]
Catalysts for 10x Innovation (Part 1)
“Why does a computer need a fan? I want my computer to be quiet and small!” Steve Jobs actually provoked that question when he started the journey that led to the creation of Apple II nearly four decades ago. And, of course, the journey made history and continues on into new frontiers of technology. Asking […]
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Public-Private Partnership is King
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Good for Citizens, Good for Government Fast. Reliable. Easy to use. As a consumer, this is what I have come to expect from the technology...
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: A Backpacker’s Guide to Digitization
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Innovation at the Forefront of Everything As the 2016 Rio Olympics draw nearer, the eyes of the world are turning to Brazil and South America. Latin...
#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Digital Public Safety in Action
Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp A New Approach to Public Safety Lately, constant news coverage has been shining a spotlight on the increasing amounts of pressure that public safety and justice...
Digital Adoption Lifecycle: Don’t Be a Laggard
I can remember it vividly: The year was 1995, and I was working at a start up in Silicon Valley. What was the Internet like back then? It was certainly not ubiquitous, as it is today. At that point, the Internet was still fledgling—although it was exploding—and ecommerce was starting to take off. There was […]
#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 […]