Analytics & Automation

Need Help Putting your Data and Analytics Puzzle Together?

We all know data and analytics are important. Once something used only by a handful of large, data-intensive organizations, it has now evolved to be a factor critical to success in every organization today. But are you on top of your game when it comes to how data and analytics really work? Do you know […]

Network Security is Not Child’s Play

Do you remember the childhood game Gossip? Maybe you played it. A secret message is whispered from one person to the next until it reaches the last person who says out loud what they believed they heard. Whether by an honest misunderstanding or intentional sabotage, often the end message is nothing like the original. Now, […]

Software products or application platforms, do I have to choose?

This is the final post in a series that has been focused on providing different ways to think about the job of a modern day software technology architect. The series began with the idea of defining an architecture that blends physical and digital worlds, taking more of an omni-channel approach. The next post expanded on […]

Insight and Action from Data at the Edge

Data Storytellers: Each month we’ll be highlighting experts and advocates to share their data stories, knowledge, and insights into the future of data and analytics. Subscribe to the RSS feed to get the latest updates. Data is created fast and in the farthermost places, whether it is from Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices, appliances, transactions or mobile […]

Data Value Chains: Making Data Dance for Your Business

We all deal with massive amounts of data in our day-to-day lives. Sometimes it may feel like we’re sinking under the weight of that avalanche. Meanwhile there is so much talk about Big Data, analytics and the Internet of Things, one wonders if there is more volume, velocity and variety in talking about Big Data […]

Innovation at the Edge: Navigating Distributed Environments and Beyond

I am pleased to share that Cisco’s Connected Streaming Analytics (CSA) is among the 15 leading vendors featured in Forrester’s recent survey on Big Data and Streaming Analytics. Forrester ranks Cisco as a strong performer in the market, noting Cisco as a solution with “sweet spots that differentiate the solution” from the rest of the […]

Sustaining the Smart City

We put the Cisco Energy Management Suite to work for the City of Paris. Join us in Austin on June 14 to hear about its role in significantly reducing energy costs.

Are You SOAM Ready?

You probably did a double-take when you read the title and asked yourself, “What is SOAM?” Let me start by telling you what it is not. It is not service integration and management (SIAM), which emerged more than a decade ago to address the highly complex contract and governance processes introduced by multisourcing. SIAM was […]