Come Together: Cost Savings Unite IT and Operations
IT and OT use many of the same terms; however, they do not speak the same language. Our research shows not only do IT and OT not speak the same language, each organization prioritizes the same terms in the opposite order of each other.
The Time Is Now for Co-Innovation: Three Reasons Why
Traditionally, Cisco’s innovation strategy has been built around four foundational pillars: build, buy, partner, and invest. Recently, however, a fifth pillar—co-innovation —has become more prominent. In my last blog, I introduced the idea that innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum—it requires diverse skill sets and multiple points of view. But it’s only been in the […]
IoE and KFC – The Possibilities are Endless
Well, 2013 was a whirlwind and the first month of 2014 has flown by with hypersonic speed. We are definitely living in very unique and interesting times. As I reflect on the past year, one obvious theme or revelation always comes to the forefront…..technology and the use of it is the common fabric that enables […]
Predictions 2014: Wager on the Internet of Everything
You heard it first here: “In 2014, the Internet of Everything (IoE) will accelerate the growth of manufacturing industries to outpace overall U.S. GDP growth by >3x.” As my colleague Jim Grubb points out, the IoE itself is no longer a prediction in-and-of-itself. The joining of people, process, data and things to transform information into […]