Realizing Innovation at Enterprise Scale

Title: Realizing Innovation at Enterprise Scale
Date: 2013-10-09
Speaker: Padmasree Warrior (Cisco)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Technology has the incredible power to change how business gets done.
There were 1,000 devices connected to the Internet in 1984. A million in 1992. A billion in 2008. 12.5 billion in 2010. They expect roughly 50 billion devices by 2020.
Many of the connected devices will be sensors.
In 2012 we created more data than in the previous 5,000 years combined.
The next wave of the Internet is “the Internet of everything.”
The next wave is to connect people, processes, data, and things.
Usability and user experience are two slightly different things.
Cisco expects one to two percent of revenue growth every year to come from acquisitions.
First golden rule of acquisition is if the vision and strategy aligns.
Second golden rule is to look for things that are disruptive.
Have an influence platform.
Leaders need to be community builders.
You need to separate learning from education.
Learning is going to be a massively scalable platform.