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5/21/2015

New Apps Aim to Deter, Stop Bullying

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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New Apps Aim to Deter, Stop Bullying

5/21/2015
By Mary Ann Azevedo

Despite nationwide efforts to address bullying in schools, parents still have major concerns about their children’s school environments. Bullying ranks among the top worries of parents of children and teens today. While every state has passed some sort of law or policy regarding bullying,... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Mary Ann Azevedo

 
5/20/2015

Cisco and NASDAQ: 25 Years of Transforming an Industry

By Laurence Cruz
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Cisco and NASDAQ: 25 Years of Transforming an Industry

5/20/2015
By Laurence Cruz

Kelly Kramer, Cisco's Chief Financial Officer, will close the market on May 20 at 4 p.m. ET as the company celebrates a major milestone: 25 years as a NASDAQ listed company. Cisco was first listed on the NASDAQ when we went public on February 16, 1990—a year before John Chambers... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Leadership

 
5/19/2015

Reed Hundt, Creator of the Neutral Internet & Network Trailblazer

By Kevin Maney
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Reed Hundt, Creator of the Neutral Internet & Network Trailblazer

5/19/2015
By Kevin Maney

Sometimes, the right friends can make all the difference. Reed Hundt knew Al Gore in prep school and, later, Bill Clinton in law school. Hundt helped Gore run for office, and once Gore became Vice President of the United States in 1992, Yale-educated lawyer Hundt was named Chairman of the Federal... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Government, Network Trailblazers

 
5/14/2015

Chief Disruption Officer: The New Role

By Laurence Cruz
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Chief Disruption Officer: The New Role

5/14/2015
By Laurence Cruz

New eras call for new leadership roles. Back around 2000, Vice Presidents of eBusiness first appeared as companies migrated their business processes online. A decade later, Chief Data Officers and Chief Innovation Officers began springing up to seize the opportunities in big data. Today, as the... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Leadership, Internet of Things

 
5/13/2015

Enter the Smart Warehouse

By Anne Field
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Enter the Smart Warehouse

5/13/2015
By Anne Field

With packing and shipping products from Lid's , warehouse duties used to be one heck of a laborious process. Lids, an Indianapolis company, sells fashion athletic headwear, team apparel and other fan novelties. In the old days, order takers—known as pickers—would get a list of... Continue Reading

Tags: Technologies, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Digital Disruption

 
5/6/2015

Mobile and Social: Apps are Making the Phone Call Obsolete

By Jason Deign
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Mobile and Social: Apps are Making the Phone Call Obsolete

5/6/2015
By Jason Deign

Alex and Isabella love their smartphones. But like many mobile phone users of their age, there’s one thing the two 13-year-olds from Barcelona, Spain, won’t bother using their devices for: voice calls. “The last time I made a phone call?” ponders Isabella, who knows a... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Jason Deign

 
4/30/2015

How The Internet Of Everything Is Helping ‘Unbanked' Citizens Around The World

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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How The Internet Of Everything Is Helping ‘Unbanked' Citizens Around The World

4/30/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Unbanked, underbanked, underrepresented, and nearly uncounted are a few adjectives describing three quarters of the world's population. Many adults are in this state due to poverty, travel distance, and a plethora of paperwork. More than 50% of people living in developing countries don't... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Series, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things, Financial, Digital Disruption

 
4/29/2015

Internet of Everything Helps Keep Lone Workers Safe

By Jason Deign
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Internet of Everything Helps Keep Lone Workers Safe

4/29/2015
By Jason Deign

Mention ‘ Suzy Lamplugh ’ to any Briton over 40 and chances are they may remember the tragic case that hit headlines in 1986. Lamplugh, a 25-year-old real estate agent, went on her own to meet a customer at a property and was never seen again. Her disappearance, unsolved to this... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
4/23/2015

Girls Power Tech-Inspiring the Next Generation

By Kirsten Chiala
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Girls Power Tech-Inspiring the Next Generation

4/23/2015
By Kirsten Chiala

Ever seen a double robot in action? Dozens of girls in San Jose, Calif. had a chance to do just that, along with exploring trends and careers in the tech industry. They attended an event called Girls Power Tech on the Cisco campus. The event was just one of many Cisco held around the world as... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Education, Internet of Everything

 
4/22/2015

Software That's Checking You're Who You Say You Are

By Jason Deign
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Software That's Checking You're Who You Say You Are

4/22/2015
By Jason Deign

The financial services industry is bringing technology to bear in the fight against identity theft . Voice biometrics software that can tell a hoaxer just from their voice is being installed in banks worldwide and in many other large organizations that do business through call centers.  ... Continue Reading

Tags: Data Center, Internet of Everything

 
4/21/2015

A Budding New Role for the Internet of Everything

By Jason Deign
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A Budding New Role for the Internet of Everything

4/21/2015
By Jason Deign

Even vegetables can be smart in the Internet of Everything (IoE). Amid the massive growth of connected devices expected between now and 2020, a small but increasing number of sensor technologies are being put to agricultural or horticultural use. Stroll through the leafy boulevards of... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Jason Deign

 
4/20/2015

Oil and the Smart Pipe

By Scott Gurvey
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Oil and the Smart Pipe

4/20/2015
By Scott Gurvey

The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline has been one of the most controversial of energy issues since it was first commissioned in 2010. The new pipeline, actually the final phase of a four phase project of Calgary based TransCanada Corp. , would double existing capacity to move oil extracted from... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Internet of Things

 
4/17/2015

Global Security Challenges and New Security Technology Tools

By Gail Bronson
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Global Security Challenges and New Security Technology Tools

4/17/2015
By Gail Bronson

With technology advancements come more security threats and in today's changing security landscape, it's a race against attackers and defenders. The curtain is about to go up at RSAC 2015 , the world's largest security confab, next week in San Francisco. Over 30,000 security experts, corporate... Continue Reading

Tags: Security

 
4/15/2015

How Harvested Energy Will Shape the Internet of Things and Smart Cities

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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How Harvested Energy Will Shape the Internet of Things and Smart Cities

4/15/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

The Internet of Things is expected to incorporate billions of devices in the future. That's a lot—far too many to all run on battery energy alone. For this reason, the harvesting of energy, or deriving energy from external sources, is growing in importance and being done with more ingenuity every... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
4/6/2015

Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry

By Steve Wildstrom
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Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry

4/6/2015
By Steve Wildstrom

The move to the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a lot of support from the energy production and distribution industry, probably for the simple reason that it has more to gain than anyone else. The industry's operations are vast, widely spread out, and frequently operate without... Continue Reading

Tags: Energy/Utilities, Internet of Everything, Steve Wildstrom, Fast IT, Internet of Things

 
4/2/2015

Internet of Things' Future Looks Foggy

By Laurence Cruz
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Internet of Things' Future Looks Foggy

4/2/2015
By Laurence Cruz

At a construction site in Dubai near the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, a complex ballet unfolds. Hundreds of trucks come and go as 5,000 workers labor beneath 37 cranes to raise another skyscraper in this United Arab Emirates city. The potential for disaster is never far.... Continue Reading

Tags: Series, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Leadership, Fast IT, Internet of Things, Digital Disruption

 
3/31/2015

Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

3/31/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Sooner or later, the days of sitting at one’s desk idly or talking with a co-worker will be long gone. Two years ago, businesses started taking a cue from the sensor-based quantified self movement by using technology and data to track employee activity.  Of course, this all started to... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
3/30/2015

Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

By Anne Field
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Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

3/30/2015
By Anne Field

If, several months from now, you notice that the person on the treadmill next to you at the gym has an odd-looking Band-Aid-like thing on his torso, don't worry: It's probably just a performance monitor. The product, called AmpStrip and made by Shelton, CT-based FitLinxx , contains... Continue Reading

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

 
3/25/2015

Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

By Anne Field
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Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

3/25/2015
By Anne Field

Forestry research doesn’t usually come to mind when you think of the Big Apple. But the 635-acre Alley Pond Park in New York City is one of the most recent areas wired to be part of a network of research sites in the U.S. called Smart Forests . Equipped with Internet of Everything (IoE)... Continue Reading

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

 
3/23/2015

Welcome to the Connected Car Era

By Mary Gorges
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Welcome to the Connected Car Era

3/23/2015
By Mary Gorges

Is our car becoming a jumbo smartphone? The new ones, at least, are loaded with apps, can be accessed remotely via other devices, be opened using a passcode, and have (sometimes multiple) electronic displays. It's a whole new era in driving. And some cars even do the driving themselves.... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation