public sector

August 11, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Thinking Outside of the Box

In the Name of Innovation: Technology is only as useful as the processes it changes, the money it saves, and the lives that it improves. In increasingly complex city environments where there are more people, less resources and higher demands than ever, how do we ensure that we’re getting the right solutions to the right […]

July 28, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Innovation at its Finest

Co-authored with Dani Schrakamp The Glass Half-Full: We as a human race have so much to be proud of and excited for – look at us, we’ve learned to fly, gone to the moon, overcome horrific tragedy and invented a little something called the Internet, which connects us all regardless of where we physically reside. […]

July 25, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Public Safety Shines at Cisco Live

Cisco Live US which was held in Las Vegas the week of July 10th is one of the premier IT industry events Cisco hosts every year. This year’s event drew over 28,000 customers, partners, press and analysts. Our top executives presented keynote and innovation talks which tackled topics like cloud, collaboration, data center, enterprise networks, […]

July 21, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Fresh Air, Clean Energy, Can’t Lose

You’ve Got the Power: We live in a finite world – there are only so many hours in the day, so much money in your bank account, and so many glasses of wine I can drink. Why then is it that we use precious natural commodities like there’s an endless supply for us to take […]

July 7, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday: Asking the Right Questions

Too frequently we catch ourselves jumping straight to the solution, direct to the final outcome without first understanding the question or problem that requires said solution. But how do we plan the steps that must be taken, acquire the appropriate tools, or understand the journey itself until we ask ourselves (and others) the right questions?

July 5, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Twin City Digitization Deployments in Copenhagen

Cisco and Denmark Telco Incumbent TDC Sign Key Partnership Agreement On June 9, an Internet of Things (IoT) Regional Forum took place in Copenhagen. The backdrop to the event was the smart city lighthouse engagement in Copenhagen and the twin deployments that forum participants were able to witness and experience for themselves during the week of […]

June 30, 2016

GOVERNMENT

#TransformationThursday Series: Keeping Communities Safer

It Takes a Village: Stories of public safety threats and humanitarian crises dominate news cycles, ever present and continuously increasing in complexity. How do we respond, how do we ensure that our collective human story is a happier, safer one? After all, feelings of basic safety and personal security are essential to the core of […]

June 29, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cities in the Age of Urban Tech

Hundreds of government officials, leaders of both business and academia, and young entrepreneurs joined the New Cities Foundation 2016 Summit in Montreal last week. Montreal, proven to be an ideal host for the summit, as only one week earlier it earned the “Intelligent Community of the Year” designation, awarded by the Intelligent Communities Forum to […]