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Evolving the Data Center to Private Cloud

…s more critical than ever before. Understanding how to build networks at scale is not a skill learned overnight. INNOVATION — Virtualization and Cloud Computing have changed the way Compute, Storage and Networking interact and need to be operated. Innovation around Video, Mobile Applications, Collaboration and Computing are driving new consumption and interaction models across every industry. INTEGRATION – Cloud Computing delivers flexibility an…

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Mind The Gap

Any number of case studies can be cited as evidence that innovation and creativity are crucial to business success. Yet results from the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) suggest that many countries have much to do before they can be described as ‘innovative’. So a real problem facing European organisations is that they just can’t recruit enough of those special ‘creative’ people — right? I’m not so sure. I’d suggest that the statistics say…

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Innovation is key to becoming a ‘people-centric’ business

When I think of “Inclusion and Diversity”, I automatically think about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce environment: providing all employees with learning and development opportunities, ensuring employees with disabilities have the right tools and resources and educating all employees on how to work with people with disabilities, sending out regular communications on techniques for how to strengthen inclusion and diversity in the workp…

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Innovation through Diverse Perspectives

“It’s the female trend and it’s the sustainability trends that are going to create some of the most interesting investment opportunities in the years to come.  The whole thing about the female trend is not about women being better than men.  It is actually about women being different from men—bringing different values and different ways to the table.  So what do you get?  You get better decision-making and you get less herd behavior and both of…

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Collaboration: with MACS from Cisco it’s as if you’re really there!

…Peter Granger talks about Cisco’s Manufacturing Active Collaboration Solution and how it can help with innovation and product development. GE calls their version Virtual Collaboration Space. As you can hear in my video, the truth of the matter is that Collaboration and Innovation go hand-in-hand simply because when people get together they feed off one another, adding to each others ideas and seeing opportunities from different angles….

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