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Ask The #IoE Futurist: “Will the future of battery technology prohibit the advancement of computers or technology in general?”

In my role as Cisco’s Chief Futurist, I get many questions about what the future holds and how new technology and emerging solutions will change our lives. Given the positive feedback and the volume of questions being submitted from the … Continue reading

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How the Internet of Everything Will Shape the Next 25 Years of Internet History

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, an important milestone as we look at how far we’ve come and how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is shaping our future. Developed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a researcher … Continue reading

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Not another phone system: Raising the Table Stakes for communications systems.

“We initially went looking for a phone system, but we found a lot more with the Cisco Business Edition 6000.  We now have the tools we need to truly align business communications with our values of promoting excellent customer service … Continue reading

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Why faster devices, video and machine-to-machine traffic are driving rapid growth in mobile data

Last week we released the 2013 update to our annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Forecast and it contained some interesting data points on the Canadian market. For those of you not familiar with the forecast, it’s a … Continue reading

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Trust Issues: Cisco Annual Security Report 2014

It’s that time of year again, it’s January and that means it’s time for resolutions, new beginnings and looking forward to the year ahead. The Cisco’s 2014 Annual Security Report does just that, forecasting the top security risks and trends … Continue reading

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Productivity Through Mobility: Levelling the playing field for midsized businesses in Canada

People speak a lot about Canada being a unique nation.  Our size is immense and yet we have a unified national identity that spans from coast to coast to coast.  We are country of entrepreneurs competing in a global arena.  … Continue reading

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Open 24 Hours: Bringing the full Capabilities of the Bank Branch to Digital channels

In my previous blog I presented the idea that Financial Services firms are now expected to operate and be “Open 24 Hours,” and that underlying this is their transition from a physical to digital business model. This post will build … Continue reading

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Canadian Mobile Data Usage on the Rise, Inspiring Innovation for Service Providers

It’s no secret that Canadians love their smartphones and mobile devices. Over the last five years, Canada’s mobile network has significantly evolved as smart phone adoption rates among Canadians have skyrocketed. In fact, Canada has the world’s fastest growth rate … Continue reading

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Is your small business ready for a mobile workforce?

An employee travelling to different cities for business is in no way a new phenomenon, but having that worker completely connected to the office and available instantly to customers is fairly revolutionary. For your small business to stay competitive, you … Continue reading

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Banking Business and Operating Models – then and now

A recent poll by American Banker Magazine on impressions on the future of banking generated some interesting perspectives on what this future would be like and what it would entail. While there were several insights, one comment especially captured the … Continue reading

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