There’s a simple new Wireless Products Selector on Cisco.com that we hope will make it quicker to choose the right wireless product for you. It’s right at the top of our Wireless products page:
This leads to a very simple, intuitive tool that guides you to choosing the right wireless access point or wireless LAN controller:
Feel free to take it for a spin!
Tags: digital experience, experience, usability, wireless
It’s fun seeing some of the quirky examples of home pages on web sites today, including Amazon’s retro “April 1, 1999″ page.
I can’t think of a time we’ve ever done anything like that on Cisco.com, mainly because we don’t want to distract customers from the jobs they’re coming to do with us. But, if you are craving some old school Cisco.com pages, here are a few:
1992: Cisco Information Online (CIO) – Telnet/Modem Only:
1994: Cisco Information Online Web Site:
Mid-1994: Cisco Information Online Web Site Stellar Motif:
1995: Cisco Connection Online (CCO):
1996: Cisco Connection Online (CCO):
Prize for the best comment below.
Tags: design, digital experience, webexperience
In case you missed it, Cisco now has a tablet version of our flagship app. And it’s great. Some new features include:
- Products use a ‘touch’ visual navigation structure
- Quicker navigation through ‘bookmarking’ without the need to login
- Video Datasheets delivered via the tablet app
- Comprehensive Internet of Everything and social media coverage
- Partner content, such as incentives, promotions, and support
- Push notification services
- Faster updates to navigation and content from Cisco in real time
Get it at:
Tags: design, digital experience, mobile, tablet
This recent post in the Harvard Business Review, Your Digital Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Attention, is a good reminder that the best digital experiences come from listening to your visitors and then anticipating what they want.
We’re tried to follow that philosophy on Cisco.com and in our mobile apps, through observing by listening, invisible change, and continual improvement.
Tags: digital experience, usability
In the US, this is the time of year when holiday shopping kicks into high gear. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday and beyond, retailers begin their big push to drive nearly a quarter of their annual revenue. And whether their customers are online or inside a traditional store, retailers today have the ability to understand shopper behavior better than ever before. This information – from purchasing patterns and advertising effectiveness to dwell times and foot traffic – allows retailers to provide their customers with a more personalized, richer digital experience that’s more likely to result in a sale. It’s a win-win. And it’s made possible through an intelligent network that manages the data analytics, location information, security, and mobility applications that drive a more enhanced and personalized user experience.
Software plays an integral role in this intelligent network. Whether it’s driving data virtualization and analytics, for example, or enabling an application-centric private and hybrid cloud, or providing comprehensive threat protection – software plays a vital role. But even more than that, software enables businesses to be more agile and innovative with market and technology transitions.
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Tags: analytics, digital experience, purchasing patterns, retail, shopper behavior, UX