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World in Transformation


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The world is changing. We are thinking differently, socializing differently and working differently. This is demonstrated through three key trends: mobility, cloud and video.

The world is changing. We are thinking differently, socializing differently and working differently. This is demonstrated through three key trends: mobility, cloud and video.

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  • 1. World inTransformation Nitin Kawale President Cisco Canada
  • 2. A Time of Opportunity…or Peril?
  • 3. Canada’s Challenge• We are in trouble• Lagging• Canada a mid-level economic player #CiscoPlusCA
  • 4. Why is Productivity Important #CiscoPlusCA
  • 5. Why am I Telling You This?“ICT has proven to be a key enabler ofsocioeconomic progress anddevelopment…enhancing productivityand, therefore, economic growth…reducing poverty and improving livingstandards.” -The World Economic Forum, Global IT Report
  • 6. You Can Be theEvangelists! #CiscoPlusCA
  • 7. People are NOTthe Problem• We’ve seen this in Canada• Among the best employees anywhere #CiscoPlusCA
  • 8. People are ready!Organizations are NOT! #CiscoPlusCA
  • 9. The Next Generation• Thinks differently• Socializes differently• Works differently #CiscoPlusCA
  • 10. Empowering the Future #CiscoPlusCA
  • 11. Technology’s ImpactThree key trends:• Mobility• Cloud• Video #CiscoPlusCA
  • 12. Example: TP With Government #CiscoPlusCA
  • 13. Example: Bank of Montreal #CiscoPlusCA
  • 14. Workspaces or Workplaces? Location / Device Location Independent Dependent Device DependentProductivity Productivity Flexibility Flexibility #CiscoPlusCA
  • 15. It’s All About Freedom Location / Device / Application Independent Productivity Flexibility #CiscoPlusCA
  • 16. This Is Work Your Way The Future Workspace Does Both Virtual | Visual | Social | Mobile And Always Secure BYOD Virtual Desktop plus Native or Web–BasedEnterprise Collaborative Corporate Applications, Securely Applications VXI BYOD Intelligent Network #CiscoPlusCA
  • 17. Where Innovation Comes From External sources of Internal sources of ideas and innovation ideas and innovation Business partners Employees (general population) Customers Sales or service units Consultants Internal R&D Competitors 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% Associations, trade shows, etc. Academia0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40%Source: IBM, “Global CEO Study 2006: Expanding the Innovation Horizon” #CiscoPlusCA
  • 18. Impacting Innovation in Canada #CiscoPlusCA
  • 19. Innovation and R&D #CiscoPlusCA
  • 20. Casting a Wider Net• Government must attract investment• Multinationals have whole world to choose #CiscoPlusCA
  • 21. Cisco Looks to be Innovative• Agreement with Ontario• Research chairs & innovation centres• It matters to all – Cisco, universities, Canadians #CiscoPlusCA
  • 22. Linked Prosperity• It’s the bigger picture• A shared vision• A national solution #CiscoPlusCA
  • 23. Going Forward• What can YOU do today?• Start NOW to build culture of innovation #CiscoPlusCA
  • 24. Parting Thoughts #CiscoPlusCA
  • 25. “Pessimists are Usually Rightand Optimists are Usually Wrong.” #CiscoPlusCA
  • 26. “But Great Changes are Accomplished by Optimists” #CiscoPlusCA
  • 27. #CiscoPlusCA