March 31, 2016


Catalysts for 10x Innovation – Innovator Attributes

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“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 […]

Denver In Running For $50 Million To Innovate City’s Transportation

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Greetings from the Mile High City! When the Bronco’s won Super Bowl 50 last month, a million happy fans gathered downtown for a victory parade and rally in Civic Center Park. Transporting a million people around a city the size of Denver, in a matter of hours, is no easy task. That day saw the […]

The Connection between Long Ski Centre Queues and the Cloud: The Service Provider Internet of Things Opportunity

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Back in 2010, not long after I started blogging here on, I discussed some of the challenges customers were fearing regarding the feasibility of cloud adoption. In my market...

February 25, 2016


Cisco and Extension Team Up to Tackle Modern Clinical Workflow Challenges

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Today’s Guest Blog is from Surjit Ahluwalia* who leads the Global IOE Healthcare Solutions and Services Practice organization within the Advanced Services organization in Cisco. On January 29th, 2016, Cisco joined forces with Extension Healthcare, a leading healthcare alarm safety and event response company, to create a plan, build and manage service that optimizes the […]

February 11, 2016


Cisco Leading the Way in IoT Wireless

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We are pleased to announce that the Cisco Industrial Wireless (IW) 3700 Series is the winner of the Control Engineering 2016...

February 10, 2016


3 Secrets to Going Digital from Flex’s CIO

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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 26, 2016


Schenectady Gets Smarter: Mayor Announces New Smart City Commission

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The City of Schenectady, New York has long been on the forefront of the Smart Cities movement, utilizing new technology to help improve its municipal services and government operations. The city’s goal is to become a fully integrated, connected city by implementing a wireless network that takes advantage of the Internet of Everything (IoE), the […]

January 22, 2016


Jump Start Your Connected Factory: Recap of the Recent #CiscoChat

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Manufacturers are challenged with how to start digitizing their factories. Many have told me it is not inertia or budget holding them back, but being overwhelmed or unsure of where to start. Yet the value that awaits them is great – connected factories can boost profits by up to 19 percent (according to our latest […]

January 12, 2016


#CiscoChat: Jump Start Your Connected Factory

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A new year- and time for new initiatives and a chance to fast start your competitiveness as a manufacturer. According to our recent Manufacturing Thought Leadership Study, digital manufacturers who have connected their factories and production facilities are driving up to 19% more profits (over 10 years) than their ‘unconnected’ counterparts. What are some of […]