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Sheila Jordan

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February 5, 2014

DATA CENTER

Summary: Deliver what every CEO wants through Cloud Collaboration

During my years at Cisco, I’ve been able witness IT become incredibly pervasive. While traditional IT has been thought of to just help run a business (and make things work!), today’s expectation of IT is also how it can help change and grow the business. In my conversations with CEOs across the globe, one major […]

February 5, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Deliver what every CEO wants through Cloud Collaboration

During my years at Cisco, I’ve been able witness IT become incredibly pervasive. While traditionally IT has been thought of to just help run a business (and make things work!), today’s expectation of IT is also how it can help change and grow the business. In my conversations with CEOs across the globe, one major […]

January 3, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

From Durham to Kilimanjaro: Connected Learning with IoE

According to Duke University’s Vice Provost, L. Gregory Jones, “Students need to have a global imagination if they’re going to be leaders in any vocation in the 21st century.” Which is precisely why Duke has been at the forefront of implementing connected learning for its students and faculty around the world, with the help of […]

December 20, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Summary: Transforming Child Safety through Mobility

New innovations in mobility are transforming our daily lives and the safety of our loved ones. As the growth of mobility enables more wearable devices and applications that include GPS...

December 18, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Transforming Child Safety through Mobility

How fascinating is it that in today’s world, a parent can connect to an office network and still remain linked to a child via mobile device? I recently came across...

December 17, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

Cisco eStore Launches Globally Today – Next Step in Driving Consumerization of IT at Cisco

Those of you who follow my blog know that one of our mantras at Cisco IT is to bring a more consumer-like experience to all of our IT services.  We have made great strides in this area through our BYOD program that allows employees to bring their own mobile devices to work and with our […]

November 7, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

A Powerful Network Simplifies Adoption of New Mobile Devices

It’s a critical time for enterprise IT as new mobile devices from Apple, Samsung and Google enter the market and operating systems are updated almost weekly. Apart from the new color and form factor options, this round of new technology features new operating systems and a proliferation of app updates, which IT leaders must be […]

October 31, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

Collaboration is Hot … A Report from the 2013 Collaboration Summit

Yes, it’s still true – collaboration continues to be hot, even more so last week at balmy Boca Raton, Florida, site of the 2013 Cisco Collaboration Summit. For the fourth consecutive year, it was again my honor to host over 30 customers – collaboration IT experts in their respective companies. They represented every vertical from […]

October 4, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

BYOD and OS Complexity – the Latest Challenges for CIOs

If you’re like me, you were eager to learn about Apple’s latest iPhone release, announced last month. In fact, I was thrilled to attend my first-ever press event at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino and the occasion did not disappoint (hello Elvis Costello!). Apple orchestrates its launch events extremely well and it’s no wonder many consumers […]