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3/2/2015

The 3D Workforce: Mobile Millennials

By Kerry Doyle
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The 3D Workforce: Mobile Millennials

3/2/2015
By Kerry Doyle

The traditional office workspace is being disrupted. New technology innovations are changing work values and creating new approaches to business. Millennials (18-29 years of age) represent the newest plugged-in generation to enter the workforce and because they understand and often use the new... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility

 
2/26/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Feb. 23-27

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Feb. 23-27

2/26/2015

1.) Jimmy Kimmel Live Reimagines the Fan Experience with Cisco   Post by Cisco .   2.) How France is Embracing Digitization of Everything   Post by Cisco .   3.) Leadership@Cisco: Fran Katsoudas  ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
2/23/2015

The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's Oscars

By Mary Gorges
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The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's Oscars

2/23/2015
By Mary Gorges

If you've seen the movie, you know the Enigma coding machine plays a key role in the Oscar winning   "The Imitation Game" , and gave us as much foresight into today's encryption and digital privacy age – as it did the computing age. The Imitation Game shows how British cryptanalyst... Continue Reading

Tags: Data Center, Fast IT

 
2/19/2015

Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20

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Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20

2/19/2015

Happy Friday everyone! Hope it was a great week for you all. Here is a look at the top stories this week and see whats coming up next week.    1: Focus Monthly Magazine: Momentum in Mobility - 9 great stories about how businesses and consumers alike seize the mobile... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything

 
2/17/2015

Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech Leaders

By Laurence Cruz
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Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech Leaders

2/17/2015
By Laurence Cruz

Business advisor and Internet entrepreneur Brad Szollose remembers the career-changing moment he became fascinated in the Millennial generation. He and his wife were headed out to dinner and trying to get their 17-year-old nephew, Sebastian, to pull himself away from an online Rock Band game so... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud

 
2/16/2015

How Wi-Fi is Changing the Way We Work

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How Wi-Fi is Changing the Way We Work

2/16/2015

By: Matt MacPherson The explosive growth of connected mobile devices is in no way slowing down, and neither are the network speeds users will demand to support these devices. In recent years, the conversation around mobility and the workplace has revolved around the influx of... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/16/2015

The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

By Anne Field
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The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

2/16/2015
By Anne Field

Undoubtedly, you've heard about the booming market for wearable tech. These devices, often worn on the wrist, can tell you anything from your heart rate to whether your dog is resting. (Your pooch would probably be sporting the gadget on its collar). Recently, however, there's been... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/16/2015

The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?

By Kerry Doyle
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The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?

2/16/2015
By Kerry Doyle

Beacons are tiny transmitters that offer the potential for richer, more useful and more interactive experiences in a variety of different venues, from travel and entertainment to transportation and healthcare. A number of companies have installed beacon technology and launched pilot programs... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, FOCUS, Fast IT

 
2/16/2015

Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

By Kristi Essick
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Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

2/16/2015
By Kristi Essick

Consumers expect free Wi-Fi at libraries, airports, cafes, and even subway stations, but not many people expect to get online for free during store runs for toilet paper and mouthwash. But that’s about to change as more big-box and specialty retailers offer free in-store Wi-Fi. Starting in... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/12/2015

The Network Week in Review: Feb. 9-13

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The Network Week in Review: Feb. 9-13

2/12/2015

1.) Cisco Innovators: Innovation Academy A new way of thinking: See Cisco’s #Innovation Academy live in action: http://t.co/pd5E5hrxLC http://t.co/PXUkC1vmza — Cisco (@Cisco) February 12, 2015   2.) Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
2/10/2015

Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & Trailblazer

By Scott Gurvey
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Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & Trailblazer

2/10/2015
By Scott Gurvey

Vicki Hanson is Professor of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee , Distinguished Professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) , and Research Staff Member Emeritus from IBM Research. She has been working on issues... Continue Reading

Tags: Network Trailblazers, Internet of Things

 
2/9/2015

The Most Connected Fan

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The Most Connected Fan

2/9/2015

Cisco has launched a contest searching for the NBA's "Most Connected Fan" that invites fans and followers to share how they stay connected to their favorite teams and players. From February 6th, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time until March 6th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, fans can... Continue Reading

Tags: Events

 
2/9/2015

Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

2/9/2015
By Mary Ann Azevedo

People have been turning to the Internet for news and entertainment for years. But as smartphone and tablet use has skyrocketed , so too has mobile video consumption. More viewers are choosing to access news and sporting events online in part because more live video content is available online... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Digital Media, Video, Internet of Everything, Mary Ann Azevedo, Fast IT

 
2/5/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 2-6

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 2-6

2/5/2015

1.) How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector   Post by Cisco .   2.) Big Results at the Biggest Events   Post by Cisco .   3.) Mobile Traffic from Wearables Explodes as IoE Accelerates   Post... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
2/4/2015

Capturing the Power of Open Data

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Capturing the Power of Open Data

2/4/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

The positives that come with enhancing citizen access to government and environmental data are limitless. Not only does open data, or information that is freely available for everyone to use, activate public transparency and enable deeper citizen engagement, it potentially creates the means for a... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
2/2/2015

How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

By Jason Deign
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How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

2/2/2015
By Jason Deign

Imagine your smart phone could record every pothole you hit while you are in your car… and then get the authorities to fix it. This sounds like science fiction, but is exactly what the citizens of Boston, Massachusetts, can do thanks to a mobile app called Street Bump . The app uses... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Jason Deign, Internet of Things

 
1/29/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 26-30

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 26-30

1/29/2015

1.) Leadership@Cisco: Karen Walker   Post by Cisco .     2.) Securing the Connected Home   Post by Cisco .     3.) Let's Build Tomorrow Today   Post by Cisco .  ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead

 
1/28/2015

The Internet of Everything Goes to School

By Anne Field
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The Internet of Everything Goes to School

1/28/2015
By Anne Field

For students and professors at Columbia University's computer science and engineering programs, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is everywhere. There are many courses in which students learn skills that, as it happens, are needed to create the building blocks of IoE systems. More than 80... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Education, Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things

 
1/27/2015

Security in a Connected Home

By Steve Wildstrom
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Security in a Connected Home

1/27/2015
By Steve Wildstrom

The Consumer Electronic Show (CES 2015) this month was swarmed by dozens of new products, from smart watches to a speaker-equipped robot for your home. The offerings are designed to provide consumers and companies endless information on their world to computers, tablets, or smartphones. That can... Continue Reading

Tags: Security, Connected Home, Fast IT, Internet of Things, CES

 
1/22/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 19-23

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 19-23

1/22/2015

1.) Cisco Innovators: Emerging Technology Evangelist   Post by Cisco .   2.) Focus Magazine: Cybersecurity   Post by Cisco .   3.) Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report: Top Takeaways   Post by Cisco... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead