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04/23/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: April 20-24

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: April 20-24

04/23/2015

1.) Girls Power Tech-Inspiring the Next Generation This ‘Girls In ICT Day,’ we celebrate the Fab Five female Cisco leaders who drive diversity and innovation across our company every day. #GirlsPowerTech ... Continue Reading

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04/23/2015

Girls Power Tech-Inspiring the Next Generation

By Kirsten Chiala
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Girls Power Tech-Inspiring the Next Generation

04/23/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Education, Internet of Everything

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04/22/2015

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

04/22/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Data Center, Internet of Everything

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04/21/2015

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

04/21/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Jason Deign

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04/20/2015

Oil and the Smart Pipe

By Scott Gurvey
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Oil and the Smart Pipe

04/20/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Internet of Things

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04/17/2015

Global Security Challenges and New Security Technology Tools

By Gail Bronson
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Global Security Challenges and New Security Technology Tools

04/17/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Security

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04/16/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: April 13-17

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: April 13-17

04/16/2015

1.) Go #InsideInnovation at Cisco IOE Innovation Center openBerlin   One of Europe's most beautiful cities is taking Internet of Everything innovation to the next level. Join us as we go #InsideInnovation at our ... Continue Reading

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04/15/2015

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

04/15/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

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

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04/09/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look ahead: April 6-10

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The Network Week in Review and Look ahead: April 6-10

04/09/2015

1.) Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry   Is #IoT moving energy forward? Discover how connected technology is making the oil, gas, and energy industry safer and more efficient: http://cs.co/618548v1 ... Continue Reading

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04/06/2015

Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry

By Steve Wildstrom
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Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry

04/06/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

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

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04/02/2015

The Network Week in Review & Look Ahead: March 30-April 3

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The Network Week in Review & Look Ahead: March 30-April 3

04/02/2015

1.) Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles   The next wave of #wearables isn’t for the wrist. These ‘invisibles’ can be embedded in the human body: http://cs.co/6183NdiJ #IoT Posted by ... Continue Reading

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04/02/2015

Internet of Things' Future Looks Foggy

By Laurence Cruz
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Internet of Things' Future Looks Foggy

04/02/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Leadership, Fast IT, Internet of Things

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03/31/2015

Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

03/31/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

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

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03/30/2015

Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

By Anne Field
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Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

03/30/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

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

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03/26/2015

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

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

03/26/2015

1.) Focus Magazine: on the go with Connected Transportation   What would life be like without transportation? See how the #InternetOfEverything is driving a more connected auto industry in #CiscoFocus: ... Continue Reading

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03/25/2015

Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

By Anne Field
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Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

03/25/2015 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 ... Continue Reading

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

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03/23/2015

Cisco Talks Connected Healthcare at SXSW 2015

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Cisco Talks Connected Healthcare at SXSW 2015

03/23/2015

By Mary Bradburne Each year, more than 70,000 people attend the South by Southwest Interactive, Film and Music Festivals in Austin, Texas. This year, Cisco’s corporate social media team joined the tech-savvy and artistic throngs to ... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Leadership, Internet of Things

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03/23/2015

Welcome to the Connected Car Era

By Mary Gorges
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Welcome to the Connected Car Era

03/23/2015 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. ... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

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03/23/2015

Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

By Anne Field
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Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

03/23/2015 By Anne Field

Most of us don't usually associate California's Silicon Valley with public transportation. Traffic jams and technology, perhaps. Trains, not so much. But the city of San Jose is in the midst of a pilot using Internet of Everything technology ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

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03/19/2015

The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: March 16-20

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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: March 16-20

03/19/2015

1.) Detected Movie Trailer Premieres at South by Southwest 2015   2.) Hybrid – The Next Wave of Cloud Innovation   Post by Cisco .     3.) Transportation Technology Eases ... Continue Reading

Tags: Week in Review and Look Ahead, FOCUS

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Contributing Writers Contributing Writers
Contributing Writers

Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.

Gail Bronson
Gail Bronson is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, blogger and independent writer.

Amy Cortese
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)

Laurence Cruz
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.

Jason Deign
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.

Kerry Doyle
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.

Kristi Essick
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.

Anne Field
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Mary Gorges
Mary Gorges is a seasoned journalist who has written for both print and television including The Huffington Post.

Scott Gurvey
Scott Gurvey was the New York bureau chief of the Nightly Business Report on PBS.

Melissa Jun Rowley
Melissa Jun Rowley is an award-winning journalist, on-air host, and content strategist with a passion for all things tied to social innovation.

Prasanto Kumar Roy
Prasanto K Roy is a New Delhi-based veteran journalist and speaker on technology, social media and greentech.

Kevin Maney
Kevin Maney is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.

Joanne Taaffe
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.

Sue Tabbitt
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.

Steve Wildstrom
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.

Staff Contributors

Kirsten Chiala
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.

John Earnhardt
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.

Joie Healy
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.

Past Contributors

Elizabeth Corcoran
Elizabeth Corcoran covers education and technology. She was the Silicon Valley bureau chief at Forbes.

Karen Crocker Snell
Karen Crocker Snell is an award winning content producer and The Network's Digital Content Lead.

Lee Gomes
Lee Gomes has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.

Julie Pitta
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.

Eric Rabkin
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.

David Rogers
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.

Wendy Tanaka
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.

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