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Date Type Title Topic 03/02/2015
The 3D Workforce: Mobile MillennialsBy Kerry Doyle
03/02/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Feb. 23-27
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.) ... Continue Reading
The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's OscarsBy Mary Gorges
02/23/2015 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. ... Continue Reading
Week in Review: Top Tech Stories Feb. 16-20
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 ... Continue Reading
Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech LeadersBy Laurence Cruz
02/17/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
How Wi-Fi is Changing the Way We Work
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 ... Continue Reading
The Market for Children's Wearables Heats UpBy Anne Field
02/16/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?By Kerry Doyle
02/16/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
Retailers Look to Data From the EdgeBy Kristi Essick
02/16/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review: Feb. 9-13
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.) ... Continue Reading
Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & TrailblazerBy Scott Gurvey
02/10/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Most Connected Fan
INTERNET OF EVERYTHING INTERNET OF EVERYTHING
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 ... Continue Reading
Millennials and the Growth of Mobile VideoBy Mary Ann Azevedo
02/09/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: February 2-6
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 ... Continue Reading
Capturing the Power of Open DataBy Melissa Jun Rowley
02/04/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public SectorBy Jason Deign
SMART CONNECTED COMMUNITIES SMART CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
02/02/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 26-30
1.) Leadership@Cisco: Karen Walker Post by Cisco . 2.) Securing the Connected Home Post by Cisco . 3.) Let's Build Tomorrow Today ... Continue Reading
The Internet of Everything Goes to SchoolBy Anne Field
01/28/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
Security in a Connected HomeBy Steve Wildstrom
01/27/2015 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 ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: January 19-23
1.) Cisco Innovators: Emerging Technology Evangelist Post by Cisco . 2.) Focus Magazine: Cybersecurity Post by Cisco . 3.) Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report: ... Continue Reading
Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Mary Gorges is a seasoned journalist who has written for both print and television including The Huffington Post.
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 is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.
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 has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.