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Welcome to the Manufacturing Industry Blog

Did you know that the Manufacturing Industry is one of Cisco’s biggest sectors served, greater than 10% of overall revenues? You probably know that Cisco has historically served the Enterprise IT and Network buying centers of most manufacturing companies around the globe, but did you know that Cisco has the same business magnitude as Rockwell Automation, Emerson Process Management and Honeywell Process Systems within the manufacturing industry?…

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Does Enterprise IT need a M&A Strategy?

…ted to “legacy” activities. This obviously leaves very little time to work on new technology-centric innovations to drive the business. Or to put a different way, “IT only does innovation on Friday”. The McKinsey Quarterly recently had an interesting article about reshaping IT management, where they introduce the concepts “Factory IT” and “Enabling IT”. The premise being that the focus of the Factor…

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A Thanksgiving Blog

…s, for challenging us to dig deep and do our best work to help create this next great era of consumer choice and innovation - to facilitate that shift to IP-based entertainment and communications experiences. They’ve challenged us to not just focus on innovation that benefit consumers but consider the viability of the business models in support of entire media ecosystems.   Real market shifts occur when new technology delivers compelling consumer…

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Collaboration is Hot … Very Hot: The Value of Collaboration

…eturn on investment with regard to collaboration. Here’s how we define value at Cisco:  productivity, growth and innovation. By innovation, we mean accelerating research and development, creating new business models and generating new ideas. We define growth in terms of global reach, driving new revenue, entering new markets and accelerating our sales cycle. And in terms of productivity, we focus on operational efficiencies, faster decision makin…

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How Online Video is Fostering Global Innovation

…learn to be net contributors?” – becoming part of the biggest learning cycle in human history. Crowd Accelerated Innovation in Action An insightful example of self-empowered innovation comes from the Kibera slums in Kenya. There, within the largest shantytown in Africa, a group of creative local residents formed the Kibera Film School. Using Cisco Flip camcorders, Christopher Macau and his friends are recording, editing and producing video conten…

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