#CiscoPublicSafety Series: Video Solutions Help Save the Day at Chicago Police Department
Law enforcement and fire departments around the country are leveraging new technologies to better inform personnel, increase situational awareness, respond to emergencies, and protect citizens. Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) is becoming a reality for many local municipalities as they incorporate modern digital devices within their daily routines. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is really changing […]
Connecting Windshield Wipers to Weather Forecasts with The Weather Channel
Bryson Koehler, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at The Weather Channel, shares his perspective on The Weather Channel and the Internet of Everything. Did you know that the weather affects about 35 percent of the world’s gross domestic product, every day? And, as you might guess, humans make decisions every day that are […]
Location Based Services Enabling Smart Connected Cities
Smart Cities and the Internet of Everything have become commonly used terms over the past year or two. Both represent huge opportunities for both business growth and also for the...
Manufacturing, IoT and Innovation – What’s the Missing LInk?
My colleague Chet Namboodri recently discussed, “The Internet of Things and the Future of Manufacturing” with Manufacturing Revival Radio. In the interview, Chet discussed how best in class manufacturers like GM and Stanley Black and Decker are driving innovation and capturing real business value across their value chain by developing and executing an IoT strategy. […]
The Future of Cloud, Part 1: Six Cloud Providers and Their Vision
This year’s Cisco Live! was tremendous, with 25,000 attendees on-site and another 200,000 attending virtually. There was a lot of excitement around all things cloud, from how the Internet of Everything will change the way we live, to the role of the Intercloud in forming a seamless fabric between the world of many clouds. During […]
#SmartConnectedCity Series Wrap-up: IoE, Smart+Connected Communities, and the Future of Cities
Imagine what a city could and should look like in several years. What do you see? What will be top of mind for citizens?
#SmartConnectedCity Series: Accessing Remote Experts for Government Services
Following last week’s New Cities Summit, I have renewed interest in some of the technologies being implemented to improve citizen services. For example, as a citizen of the Dallas metroplex, I was intrigued by many of the solutions and applications the City of Dallas has put into place on its quest to become a smart […]
#SmartConnectedCity Series: IoE-fficiency through Interactive Citizen Services
One of the key themes that emerged this year from local government leaders at the New Cities Summit is that citizen engagement is a critical component to make our cities better. This theme was reiterated over and over throughout the sessions to really underscore its importance: more effective citizen engagement leads to better outcomes for […]
Summary: #SmartConnectedCity Series: A Smart City is a Safer City: Look to the Internet of Everything
Increasing safety used to mean finding budget for additional personnel, vehicles, equipment, radio networks, and other traditional IT. But thanks to an influx of connected technology, cities all over the world are reimagining what’s possible. One question that is on the minds of many government leaders is: how can my community bring the same amount […]