These are questions Lynn Lancaster probably gets all the time. She’s the author of “When Generations Collide” and a co-founder of BridgeWorks, a company that advises companies on ways to bridge generation gaps at work. She spoke to partners at Partner Summit about the four generations currently in the workforce:
Keep reading for descriptions of each generation, learn what motivates them, and find out Lancaster’s tips for managing all four groups:
With over 20 years of technology marketing under her belt, Luanne Tierney, VP of WW Partner Marketing at Cisco, will share her thoughts on the future of marketing, as well as Cisco plan’s to help put its marketing muscle behind you.
During her 14-year tenure at Cisco, Luanne has helped partners expand their marketing experience and expertise by launching many industry-first programs, such as the Partner Rewards Program, the CPI Newsletter, and Partner Velocity.
On June 22 from 11-11:30 a.m. PST, join us for a live, interactive Ustream video chat where Luanne will share the latest marketing programs and offerings for Cisco partners as well as her thoughts on the next frontier of marketing. She’ll also take your questions and comments.
Work-life balance is a tricky tightrope act whether you’re male or female, senior or entry-level, technical or non-technical. We caught up with partners at a Women’s Leadership Forum networking event at Partner Summit to hear from a few smart women as they dole out sage advice on career and family.
Of the 1800 partner representatives at the event, a mere 170 were women. In this video, listen to their words of wisdom, advice on balancing work and family life, and learn how they inspire other women at their organizations.
And, don’t miss our next Women’s Leadership Forum Event…
Market changes in the next five years will shake up the partner landscape and offer new opportunities for success — that’s according to new data from Springboard Research that provides a guidebook for Asian ICT business partners to position for success in 2015.
Springboard surveyed 200 end-user organizations across India, Singapore, China, Australia, and Malaysia and asked them to briefly describe the most critical shift they expect to occur with their organizations’ IT spending and strategies within the next five years.
Mike Allen, Cisco’s Managing Director of APAC Channels, commissioned the study prior to Partner Summit in May 2010 and covered the data in his breakout session onsite and during his one-hour Partner Summit recap.
The survey indicates that Asian customers believe big IT changes are on the horizon. The most apparent sign of the changes afoot is visible at the top of the list (see Figure 1, below) where respondents indicate that cloud and managed services represent the most critical shift within their organizations by 2015.
The study also revealed four mega-trends that can help the APAC theater and an increasingly global network of partners in gearing its work and efforts with end users. The findings include: