It’s clear from our conversations with customers around the world that we’re in the early stages of a fundamental shift in business. It’s the decade of collaboration. A time of flash communities and knowledge accidents. A time when video, virtualization, social media and mobility influence everything we do. And when employees from any remote corner of an organization can provide the spark for your next important innovation.
But only if you set the stage for collaboration.
Building a collaborative organization isn’t easy. It takes a transformative approach to culture, processes and technology—and an unwavering commitment from top to bottom. Do it and you will be rewarded with an energized organization that can adapt quickly to changing markets and deliver tangible results.
That’s why I recently partnered with my colleague, Ron Ricci, Cisco’s VP of Corporate Positioning, to write The Collaboration Imperative, a book that dives into the culture, process and technology dimensions of successful collaboration. It offers practical tips and strategies for making companies more collaborative and looks at how some of the world’s leading companies are sharpening their collaboration edge.
We also introduce some surprising facts. For example, did you know that….
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Tags: Carl Wiese Blog, Collaboration Imperative Blog, Collaborative Imperative, mobility, New Collaboration Experience, social media, video, virtualization
Does the name Nick Vijucic mean anything to you?
I hadn’t heard about him until recently, when I came across this video called‘No Arms, No Legs, No Worries.
Nick was born without limbs 29 years ago. His birth was described as a ‘disaster’ by doctors and family; people react with shock to his appearance; his childhood was riddled with stories of prejudice, bullying, depression, and, at times, thoughts of suicide.
I read the introduction, and clicked the link to watch a video with Nick, fully expecting to be moved to pity. Instead, the first thing I did was laugh.
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Tags: disabiliy, inclusion, Inclusion and Diversity, Nick Vijucic, no limits, stereotypes
If you’re attending Cisco Live London this week, don’t miss the opportunity to meet the medianet team as well as the medianet capabilities first hand. We have demos in the World of Solutions, three technical sessions, and on-site executive briefings on 31 January and 1 February.
Is your healthcare organization doing everything it can to improve productivity while delivering the best possible patient care? Join us at the Community for Connected Health Summit at HIMSS12 as we bring together healthcare innovators and Cisco specialists into a single forum of networking, education, and best practice sharing, all focused on the very latest innovations improving healthcare delivery. You’ll be the first to hear about breakthrough solutions available today — and what’s on the horizon for tomorrow. Read More »
Tags: clinician, connected healthcare, healthcare, healthcare specialist, himss, innovation, Kathy English, networking, patients
If you are attending Cisco Live London this week, don’t miss the opportunity to meet the medianet team as well as see the medianet capabilities first hand.
In the World of Solutions, we prepared demos to show you how you can deploy and manage video, voice and data with confidence. The demos showcase features discussed in previous blogs like performance monitor, mediatrace and IPSLA video operations as well as a preview of the new features.
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Tags: business video, cisco live, enterprise networks, medianet, rich media applications, video