Internet of Everything (IOE)

July 26, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

The Need to Be Modern and Flexible

IaaS (infrastructure as a service) and PaaS (platform as a service) are new to the financial services vocabulary. They stand to dominate the discussions around the digital evolution. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A or BBVA has been the focus of global industry attention as they develop a modern digital platform to become a more flexible […]

June 30, 2016

MANUFACTURING

How Manufacturers are Unlocking the Value of Data

We explore how manufacturers are approaching digital transformation on a podcast with Scott Lapcewich, Vice President and General Manager of Customer Support and Maintenance for Rockwell Automation.

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.

April 12, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cisco Safety and Security Platform on Display at ISC West 2016

The International Security Conference & Exhibition – also known as ISC West – is the largest physical security industry conference in the U.S., covering Access Control, Alarms & Monitoring, Biometrics, IP Security, Video Surveillance / CCTV, Networked Security Products and more. At ISC West, held the week of April 4th, over 29,000 attendees discovered the […]

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...

February 10, 2016

MANUFACTURING

3 Secrets to Going Digital from Flex’s CIO

What are the secrets to a successful digital transformation? We’re exploring that in our Going Digital podcast hosted by Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, Author and Keynote...

January 25, 2016

CLOUD

2016 Prediction #1 – Production Application Development and Deployment Rapidly Transforming to Microservices Architect …

As I look back on 2015 and the great effort of the Mantl.io and CiscoShipped.io teams, I am reminded of the efforts I had in the initial cloud computing efforts 8 years ago. The buzz and market interest in cloud computing then was not accepted by traditional hosting and telecommunications companies. A retail company understood […]