What makes telework so successful for Cisco and its employees? For me the answer is simple and powerful: video.
I’ve talked a lot about how collaboration technology helps companies better communicate and connect with internal and external teams – both locally and globally – and all of the business benefits that come along with that. What I haven’t addressed up until today is how collaboration technology can also be used to provide healthcare benefits to employees. Today I’m pleased to introduce this new topic. Read More »
In my last blog I talked about the importance of building your personal brand using your WebEx Social Profile and Expertise Tags. Today I’m going to explain how your Profile and Expertise Tags can play a greater role in crowd sourcing.
Three Continents in One Afternoon: Why I Work from Home
There have been a lot of reactions to Yahoo’s decision to eliminate home working for its employees, and now it’s my turn to weigh in. As I see it, balance is key. I can’t imagine working from home all the time because I get far too much positive energy and enjoyment from the open environment in my physical office location. But as a leader, I also can’t imagine how I would stay connected to the people I partner with across the globe if I didn’t spend Monday afternoons in my home office. Read More »
Our business applications, which we call EasyApps @Work, have really caught on at Cisco. We track growth in usage by comparing legacy systems vs. the new applications and the results are compelling – Cisco employees far prefer the ease of use the new apps offer. Today, the two most popular apps are My Approvals and My Paid Time Off (PTO). Read More »