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Creating a Smarter Oil and Gas Industry, Part 2: Industry Trends Shaping the Digital Oilfield

In my last post, I discussed how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is transforming the energy sector and helping drive the momentum of the Digital Oilfield. Now, we’ll explore what the future holds for Canadian Oil and Gas companies and … Continue reading

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Creating a Smarter Oil and Gas Industry, Part 1: The Internet of Everything and the Digital Oilfield

As a new employee at Cisco and coming from the Oil and Gas industry, I have to admit that I had never heard of the Internet of Everything (IoE), and I was skeptical.  However, given the mindshare it has within … Continue reading

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More than Just Analytics: Actionable Insights Drive Big Data-led Business Transformation

“Big data” has become the new buzzword of the tech world.  But is big data actually something new, or just something that’s been repackaged?  Recently I read an interesting IT World Canada article by Nestor E. Arellano that discussed that many … Continue reading

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Q&A: Assessing IT infrastructure and final thoughts, Part 4

They say all good things come to an end, and that includes my four-part blog series with Emily Nielsen, president of Nielsen IT Consulting, where we have been discussing Unified Communication (UC) projects and deployments. Our discussion thus far has … Continue reading

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Q&A: Navigating through the maze of corporate requirements and UC applications, Part 3

My guest Emily Nielsen, president of Nielsen IT Consulting, and I are back for part-three of our ongoing discussion about Unified Communication (UC) projects and deployments. So far we’ve touched on strategy and planning as well as the discovery process … Continue reading

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From Old to New: The Internet of Everything Transforms Utilities, Telecom and Transportation

If you are like me, I often think of the past and where my journey has taken me. I believe that historical events shape decisions and directions that in turn, drive new opportunities and possibilities. In my experience, history has … 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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Summary: Exploring the Internet of Everything in Canada

Canada’s Victor Woo, Director of the Internet of Everything, recently discussed the state of the IoE in Canada. His insights focused on Canada’s unique position to reap the benefits of IoE in energy, healthcare, transportation and research industries. Victor shares … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada’s Connect Roadshow: Fueling Innovation with the Internet of Everything

With Victor Woo, General Manger, Industry Transformation, Cisco Canada The world we live in is becoming increasingly complex and increasingly connected. More than 12 billion people and things are communicating today via Internet Protocol (IP) over the Internet; yet we … Continue reading

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Q&A: Successfully planning your unified communications deployment, part 2

In part one of our conversation with Emily Nielsen, president of Nielsen IT Consulting we discussed the importance of strategy and planning when beginning a unified communications (UC) project. For part two, I thought we would pick Emily’s brain about … Continue reading

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