Making Cities Safer and Smarter: The Internet of Things

June 14, 2016
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “Living for the City” (Stevie Wonder). News flash: By 2050, 75% of the world may live in cities [unicef.org/sowc2012/urbanmap/#]. The impact? Cities are becoming keenly aware that growth at this unprecedented speed brings challenges to transportation, pollution, water, energy, safety – as well as opportunities. How to keep up with and ahead of the demand? Savvy leaders are turning to new solutions including public and private partnerships, data exchanges and the IoT to lay the foundation for safer, smarter, more efficient communities. The experts speak. Sara Gardner, Hitachi: “When we have all data online it will be great for humanity. It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces" (Robert Cailliau). Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, IDC: “Substance is enduring, form is ephemeral” (Dee Hock). Marlyn Zelkowitz, SAP: “It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do” (Jane Austen). Join us for Making Cities Safer and Smarter: The Internet of Things.

The Future of the Future with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

The Future of the Future with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on the Future of the Future. We’ll explore trends that may seem futuristic but are happening right now. These trends will have significant impact on your organization, whatever your size, industry, and locations, and, of course, will affect your day-to-day lifestyle. The future is happening fast, and we will help you align your organization to not just cope, but to thrive in the short and long term.

Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation. The Future of the Future with Game Changers, presented by SAP, can be heard live Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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