Business mobility is driving better productivity, heightened customer experience, and harmonious work/life balance. It also offers freedom for knowledge workers beleaguered by accelerating demands on their time and talents. Indeed, workers themselves have taken much of the initiative toward business mobility.
It is now up to enterprises to support and shape their further adoption of this key technology to capture its full benefits. Moreover, business mobility represents an opportunity for service providers (SPs) to generate new revenue and to deepen their enterprise customer relationships.
To gain a better perspective on the latest trends in business mobility, Cisco Consulting Services (CCS) conducted an extensive survey in March 2013. Comprising 4,800 respondents across eight countries, it is one of the largest and most comprehensive studies of the needs, interests, and behaviors of end users of business mobility.
Several key themes emerge from this survey, all of which have significant implications for enterprises and service providers: Read More »
Tags: Business mobility, Cisco, Cisco Consulting Services, cloud, enterprise mobility, mobility, Mobility Your Way, new business models, next-generation IT, Service Provider
CIOs around the world are at the center of technology trends such as cloud, social media, consumerization of IT, and mobility. This is the third blog in a four-part series (Read Part I) (Read Part II) exploring and sharing how CIOs around the world are responding to these trends and creating new ways to innovate, grow, and deliver superior customer experience.
Back in 2006, Gartner Research predicted that no company would be able to build or sustain a competitive advantage over the next few years unless it capitalized on the combined power of individualized workers and social dynamics. The “Future Worker of 2015,” Gartner said, would collaborate more, work alone less in order to be successful. Read More »
Tags: Borderless Networks, Carrie Krinock, CIO, Cisco, cloud, collaboration, customer experience, Europe, Executive ViewPoints, innovation, Manufacturing, new business models, new revenue streams, operational excellence, Robbert Kuppens, SaaS, UK, WebEX
What keeps a manufacturing CxO up at night? Many things, for sure, but what in particular would allow these weary executives to get their well-earned rest?
Cisco’s Chet Namboodri, Director of Manufacturing Industry Solutions and Marketing, has asked many customers and industry executives this insomnia question. Here are their top 5: Read More »
Tags: Chet Namboodri, Cisco, ge, industry best practices, Manufacturing, Manufacturing.net, new business models, standardizing plant architecture, vcs