Internet of Everything (IOE)

September 22, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoT Innovation: Accelerating Rapidly and Exponentially

Co-Innovation. Hyper-Collaboration. Sharing Economy. Whatever you call it, it’s clear to me that the global community of innovators around the Internet of Things (IoT) keeps accelerating — rapidly and exponentially. I have personally experienced this disruptive growth in just the past three months, especially in how co-innovators are focusing more and more on solutions for […]

September 16, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Special Edition

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp We interrupt this program for a special message This week we kicked off our presence at some exciting events to discuss ongoing issues facing city, country,...

September 10, 2015

INNOVATION

Drones: Just Buzz or Real Business?

“Why Cisco?” I was asked repeatedly after speaking on a panel about drones. “Why not Cisco?” was my passionate response. The occasion was the recent NASA UTM Convention at Silicon Valley’s historic Moffett Field to explore creative traffic management solutions for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), popularly known as drones. At Cisco, we see a full […]

September 10, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Drones and the Internet of Everything: Where Does Cisco Fit?

Earlier this summer I was privileged to be the closing keynote speaker at the UTM Convention, sponsored by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s Silicon Valley chapter. The convention took place at the NASA Ames Research Center in California, and focused on the unmanned-vehicle traffic management (UTM) aspect of drones. You might be thinking, […]

September 10, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Safer Communities and Countries in the Digital Era

Keeping citizens, communities, and countries safer  Around the world, countries are under increasing pressure to better serve their citizens, protect critical resources, and ensure safe communities and nations. In response to these pressing challenges, governments are seeking innovative solutions to address these challenges. In the era of digital disruption, communities and countries are looking to digital solutions and intelligent […]

September 9, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#WednesdayWalkabout Series: Appointment Day with the CIO

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp Citizen-centric Services in the Digital Era Governments today face a challenging and rapidly changing environment. Ambitious reforms and revenue generating operations are taking precedence, even while a trend of cost cutting and budget tightening is taking effect. This is presenting a re-envisioned opportunity to truly bring public service to the 21st […]

September 3, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Tomorrow’s IoT Women Rock Stars

Whoever said, “Youth is wasted on the young,” didn’t meet the next generation of innovators. This year’s winners of the IoT World Forum Young Women’s Innovation Grand Challenge demonstrated amazing technical and industry know-how – plus a whole lot of heartfelt social awareness – far beyond their years. They’re not wasting any time at all! […]

September 2, 2015

GOVERNMENT

#WednesdayWalkabout Series: A Day on the Bay

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp The influence of the Internet is often overlooked considering its ubiquitous presence in all facets of our lives today. But we have entered a new era in the life of the Internet and it begs the question, what role will it play in the future? The Internet of Everything is paving […]

September 1, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

With Digital Transformation, Banks Can Be the New Disruptors

As a connected consumer, I can buy a book, plan a vacation, or choose a movie from any number of devices and from any location (home, office, car, or airport!). These interactions are not only convenient, they are more and more highly personalized and tailored to my likes and dislikes. We have all experienced this […]