Internet of Everything (IOE)

October 7, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

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, […]

October 5, 2015

INNOVATION

IoT Disruptors: Announcing Innovation Grand Challenge Semi-Finalists

I am thrilled to be the first to announce our 15 semi-finalists in Cisco’s second annual Innovation Grand Challenge. Culled from more than 3,000 entries in over 100 countries since June, I can sum up the semi-finalists’ innovations in one word: Disruptors. I want to congratulate all the semi-finalists for making it this far. It […]

September 30, 2015

EDUCATION

Summary – #WednesdayWalkabout Series: Learn Without Limits

What if… …We lived in a world where each and every child has equal access to a quality education… …A place where all students can learn new and innovative skills,...

September 30, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Learn Without Limits

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Learn Without Limits Today’s new technology trends, particularly those around digitization and the Internet of Everything, present education with an unprecedented amplifier. We now have...

Tesla Powerwall May Be a Game Changer for PV Energy Production, but Distribution Networking is Vital

During Elon Musk’s presentation of Tesla Powerwall, a battery system that lets you store energy to power your home, he shared a slide showing a small area of the Texas panhandle – with a small blue square representing the land area necessary to produce enough solar power to meet the entire electric power needs of […]

September 29, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Creating and Capturing Value To Thrive in a Digital World

By 2020, 75% of business will become digital in some way by deploying solutions that leverage the intersection of people, process, data, and things—the very definition of the Internet of Everything (IoE). For example, IoE will drive an improvement of earnings before taxes and interest (EBIT) of 15.6% in retail, 14.5% in financial services, and […]

September 25, 2015

HIGH TECH POLICY

As Two Digital Divides Close, A New One Threatens

Five years ago when it was created, the UN Commission for Digital Development stated that “the digital divide continues to be a development divide that must quickly be bridged.” Since then, huge progress has been made in closing the digital divides in the adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs), particularly telephones and the Internet. […]

September 24, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Food – Improving Lives

A sense of great pride came over me as I entered the Expo in Milan­ to attend the Cisco Internet of Food international press event. This event is where Cisco brings food and digital technologies together in a world of apps, services and technologies that are changing the way food is produced, distributed, consumed and […]

September 23, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Health Tech, Coming Soon to a Location Near You

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Digital Health Wave Here we are, now in the digital age. Blah blah, you know that already. But while we all sit around with our smart...