Whether you are among the 8,000 attendees participating at Cisco Live Milan in-person or among our many virtual attendees catching the live web broadcast, you’ll find lots to help you with your mobility-related projects.
At Cisco, as you might imagine, we talk a lot about the Internet of Things, and now about the Internet of Everything (IoE). You can find some great videos and background about IoE here, here and here. As technology continues to transform our world – from how businesses operate to how we connect with each other to how we control features in our homes – the paradigm is shifting. And it’s creating exciting opportunities for companies that are prepared to capitalize on them.
It used to be that technology was itself an outcome – people wanted an application or they wanted a robot programmed to do certain things. It was viewed simply as a tool, and one that was often operated in a siloed business unit within a company. That world, at least for companies who want to stay competitive and maximize potential, is no more.
Technology is no longer just a tool. It’s no longer a means-to-an-end nor is it a strategy that operates in isolation. As our CEO John Chambers recently predicted, “every company is going to be a technology company” (a prediction that you’ll also find echoed in many leading business journals). To respond to consumer demands and consumption models, we all must embrace technology and harness its potential to transform businesses.
Hong Kong Academy (HKA) is an International Baccalaureate school with students ranging from pre-school to grade 12. They are a relatively small school in terms of total employees and students. Their goal is to offer a personal and individualized form of learning.
HKA identified that the best way to achieve their goals was to encourage the use of technology to create a community amongst teachers and students. They recently constructed a new building and had the opportunity to build a network to meet their current and future requirements.
Hello, retailers everywhere! My name is Dianne Lamendola, and I am a senior retail practice advisor here at Cisco. My role is to work closely with store operators and merchants to help understand your business and how technology can help you reach critical goals.
I hope you have been following our three-part series of one-hour webcasts that Cisco has been hosting this year on retail analytics. In the store, online, and across data sources, retailers have been increasingly focused on how to gather and analyze the metrics that help provide insights to run a tighter operation and provide a more exciting experience for your shoppers.
On Oct. 22, we’ll wrap up this series with a session on “Technology that Gets Down to Business: Develop Your Action Plan for Retail Analytics Success.” Held at 10:00-11:00 am PT/1:00-2:00 pm ET, this candid discussion lets you learn how to:
- Implement innovative retail analytics technologies
- Drive added value from traditional and new data sources
- Deploy mobility, wireless, video cameras, sensors, and services to jumpstart your action plan
Register today! By registering, you will also earn a free introductory analytics enablement meeting and additional tools to help you think more about your program.
While it’s not necessary to attend the previous sessions to join us, please feel free to review the recordings of our prior events:
- Part I: Understanding the Basics of Setting Up Your In-Store Analytics Program – Recording
- Part II: Case Studies of Analytics Programs in Real-World Stores – Recording
We welcome all retailers, including IT staffers, who want to know more about how analytics fit into and enhance your store environment.
I’ll see you there!
Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands is one of the top 10 art and history museums in the world.
We live in an era where information is available in the palm of our hands and traditional institutions such as museums are inevitably facing the consequences of this. Even though the museum dates back to the 1800’s with artifacts from the middle ages, they have embraced modern technology to adapt to the changing landscape. This was as a matter of survival considering the competition from other institutions.