In Emerging and Developed Markets Alike, Banking Customers Demand IoE-Driven Services
Around the world, banking customers express similar frustrations: they believe the value they receive from their banks is declining, at a time when their trust in those banks already has...
Hamburg and Germany Seize the Internet of Everything Opportunity
During my recent business trip throughout Germany, the Hamburg Senate adopted a visionary “Digital City Strategy” to optimize value from the new era of massive digitalization. As part of the initiative, a Digital City Control Center will be established in the Senate Chancellery to analyze data and improve citywide processes and projects with strategic partners. […]
See It. Learn It. Build It. Launch It.
Walking through the DevNet Zone at Cisco Live in Milan, I was struck by two things. First, we have an amazing array of platforms for developers who want to write applications that take advantage of the network – platforms that enable software-defined networking, collaboration, security, connected mobile experiences, data analysis at the edge, analysis of […]
Dubai: A Smart City of Rapid Technology Transformations
During my recent trip in Dubai, I had the pleasure of experiencing both the personal and climactic warmth of this extremely modern...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Smart Connections
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the largest economy in the Middle East, is universally recognized as the world’s largest producer and...
Connected Analytics: Capturing the Value of the Internet of Everything
Ten large oil refineries produce about 10 terabytes of data each day, which equates to the entire printed collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. One modernized city the size of Singapore can generate about 2.5 petabytes of data every day, which translates to all U.S. academic research libraries combined. And with more than 14 […]
Accelerating and Innovating the Internet of Everything in Japan
After a whirlwind week in Tokyo, it’s clear that Japan – the world’s third largest economy — is embracing the potential economic value of the Internet of Everything (IoE). For Japan, we estimate an IoE opportunity of $870 million over the next decade (out of a global economic value of $19 trillion). With its proud […]
Accelerating open innovation on all fronts at Cisco
I introduced Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) earlier this year as a cornerstone in our strategy of embracing open innovation at Cisco. I also shared how we were extending Cisco EIR and open innovation across the US through local incubation partners, and I announced the launch of Cisco EIR in Europe. Now I would […]
The Internet of Things: Moving Beyond the Hype
We recently wrapped up a spectacular Internet of Things World Forum 2014 (IoTWF) in Chicago. By reviewing the highlights, it’s clear that the Internet of Things is here, it’s now… it’s big, and it’s bold. And by all accounts, IoT is advancing multiple times faster than any other technology movement in history. More than 1,500 […]