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Internet of Everything

Get Ready: What You Need to Know About the Internet of Things

Julie Kantor | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything (IoE), our many interconnected devices create a massive online infrastructure many of us use throughout our daily lives. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even refrigerators make up the Internet of Things. In fact, any device which is connected to the internet makes up the Internet of Things.

Why the Internet of Things Will Change Every Job (Even Yours)

Bernard Marr | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Bernard Marr

From plumbers to nurses -- technology will increasingly become part of every job.  As Internet of Things (IoT) devices become more and more ubiquitous in the world around us, it seems only logical that they will begin to affect our jobs and workplaces.

Inside Cisco's Secret Innovation Lab

Oliver Leung | Posted 01.12.2016 | Technology
Oliver Leung

Earlier last month, Cisco Systems was ranked 31st by the Boston Consulting Group's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2015. Although it may not be a ...

What Is IoT? Why it Matters and What You Should Do!

Ian Khan | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Ian Khan

Just to help everyone else who has the same questions, here is a concise explanation of everything you need to know about the Internet of Things (IoT) and related technologies.

How the Internet of Everything is Changing Lives

Karen Walker | Posted 10.20.2016 | Impact
Karen Walker

A networked connection of people, process, data, and things is transforming healthcare through developments like electronic health records that are customized and secured for each user, giving patients more information about their own medical care.

As Two Digital Divides Close, A New One Threatens

Robert Pepper | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
Robert Pepper

It is important to recognize the global success in advancing the adoption of ICTs, particularly telephones and the Internet, around the world. Private sector telecom investment supported by smart government policies fostered infrastructure development to the extent that now over 90% of the world's population is covered by mobile telephone signals.

Accelerate Job Creation Through Social Incubators

Tae Yoo | Posted 10.06.2016 | Impact
Tae Yoo

There is no telling where the next great idea can arise. Providing individuals with multiple pathways and resources to find work or foster ideas that both create jobs and address social challenges can have significant impact. Ultimately, this helps address the unemployment challenge.

Why Your Next Bra Could Save Your Life

Barbara Dehn | Posted 09.18.2016 | Impact
Barbara Dehn

What if women in places like India or South America where hospitals and clinics are few and far between but cell phones reach every corner of every village could wear a bra for 12 hours to find breast cancer and the technology wouldn't bankrupt their country?

How The IoE Will Drastically Change The Job Market

Tae Yoo | Posted 09.02.2016 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Solving the unemployment challenge means developing competitive skills, so there are more qualified people eligible for the jobs today and the ones that will be created in the future. To take advantage of the potential of IoE, the world needs millions of people to fill information and communications technology jobs in every country, in almost every field.

Creativity in the Smart City Is What Makes a City Really Smart

John M. Eger | Posted 07.24.2016 | Arts
John M. Eger

As we move into a new economy that values creativity and innovation, we need to reinvent our schools and our communities, where our young people spend more that half their time. Indeed, all of us need places that nurture our creative self.

Just Say 'Open Sesame:' There's an IoT Device for That!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

It's a dark and gloomy night. You walk up a dimly lit path to a door, say "open sesame" and it magically opens. No key. No pass code. Just you and the door. Well, it may not be as simple as that, but the new Kevo Smart Lock from Kwikset ($219) comes pretty close.

How Big Is the Internet of Things? How Big Will It Get?

Philip N. Howard | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology
Philip N. Howard

Bullish industry estimates suggest that in five years there will be billions of devices connected to the IoT generating trillions of dollars of value for the economy. So why even compare these numbers?

A Truly Smart City Is Not a City at All

John M. Eger | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

To date, city leaders have not awakened to the challenges and the opportunities before them. But cities must begin. Embracing technology, identifying opportunities, and finding more ways to collaborate at the state, county and city level is key to our nation's success and survival.

The Internet of Everything Empowers Cities as Never Before

John M. Eger | Posted 06.26.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

Let's be frank. The strength of America's economy and as well as our political prowess in the world are inextricably linked. Cities -- not the Federal government -- are best positioned to renew and reinvent America for the new, global, knowledge-based economy.

Choosing a Mayor May Be More Important Than Choosing a President

John M. Eger | Posted 06.26.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

Let's be frank. The strength of America's economy and as well as our political prowess in the world are inextricably linked. Cities -- not the Federal government -- are best positioned to renew and reinvent America for the new, global, knowledge-based economy.

Smart Cities Need Smart People

John M. Eger | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

Almost 20 years ago, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) funded research looking for ways to keep people off the roads.

Your Smart Home: Google's Brillo Pad

John Bates | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
John Bates

Beyond the home, as the smart city evolves, we'll have street lamps that only come on when someone is there, traffic systems that dynamically reroute based on what's happening on the roads, buildings that optimize themselves to the number of people and weather conditions - so much is possible.

Building Happier Cities With the Internet of Everything

Wim Elfrink | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Wim Elfrink

IoE can deliver both economic value and an improved quality of life. The Internet of Everything can't create happiness by itself, but it certainly can play a large role in enabling it.

How Digitizing Europe Will Create 850,000 New Jobs

John Chambers | Posted 05.16.2015 | World
John Chambers

SAN JOSE -- Europe will need a workforce trained for careers in the new digitized economy. It is estimated that Europe will have an e-skills gap that, if filled, could lead to 850,000 potential jobs in 2015, rising to twice that by 2020. On a continent where youth unemployment exceeds 50 percent in some countries, there should be no problem finding young and eager people able to do these jobs, provided they receive the proper training.

If Mayors Ruled the World Today ... They Would Launch Digital Cities Tomorrow

John M. Eger | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
John M. Eger

The city, of all our geopolitical institutions, needs to reinvent itself for this new global age. The FCC decision gives them the incentive.

Ready to Automate Your Life? A Consumer's Guide to the Internet of Things

Esmeralda Swartz | Posted 04.25.2015 | Technology
Esmeralda Swartz

Internet-connected services will move beyond the boundaries of the non-connected services from which they've grown. We'll see services repositioned, resold or rebundled with complementary functions or applications that your service providers want you to try.

Why We Need More Tech Talent to Digitize the World

Tae Yoo | Posted 02.12.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Digitization. This topic was top of mind for many of the 2,500 world business and government leaders at the recent World Economic Forum annual meeting...

Silence in the Time of the Apple Watch

Nish Gera | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Nish Gera

But, have I also lost something? Have I lost my ability to create a space of solitude while sitting on that Central Park bench, making restaurant reservations and ordering movie tickets? And have I lost something in my inability to get lost in the back lanes of Seville looking for that flamenco bar?

(Internet of) Things Can Only Get Smarter

John Bates | Posted 03.11.2015 | Technology
John Bates

I have heard from many innovators that they don't know what they are looking for in Big Data until they find it. It is only once they are connected and begin to analyze the data that they can see the patterns emerging.

The Game Changing Innovation In The Fight Against Disease And Deadly Outbreaks

Eduardo Jezierski | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact
Eduardo Jezierski

The impact of the diagnostic platform that is connected to the internet is powerful for the individual wanting to know their health status in a timely manner, but that impact can be just the tip of the iceberg.