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Kim Austin

No Longer with Cisco

Until recently, I was the senior manager for digital and social marketing for Cisco Collaboration Marketing. I've spent 18 years at Cisco and have been surrounded by high-tech since it became "a thing." I learned BASIC programming on a PET computer with an external cassette tape drive. I remember when the land where my office is now was an orange grove. (And that doesn't make me all that old...)

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September 26, 2018

COLLABORATION

Webex Teams Update: September 26, 2018

Thanks for checking on the status of Cisco Webex. We’re doing everything we can to fully restore service and give you the experience you deserve.

June 14, 2018

COLLABORATION

Collaboration at #CLUS, Day 3: Connections and Doing Good

With most of my scheduled sessions complete, I spent more of Wednesday in the World of Solutions to check out the Cisco demonstrations and see what other exhibitors brought to share.

June 12, 2018

COLLABORATION

Collaboration at #CLUS, Day 2: Innovation and Inspiration

Tuesday at Cisco Live in Orlando has come and gone. It was another busy day in the wonderful world of networking technology at what some call "summer camp for nerds."

June 11, 2018

COLLABORATION

Collaboration at #CLUS, Day 1: Technology and Optimism

Cisco Live 2018 is officially underway. Today included the opening keynote, the unveiling of the World of Solutions and DevNet Zone, and plenty of sessions.

June 1, 2018

COLLABORATION

Join Cisco Collaboration at Infocomm 2018

What better place to spend the first week in June than sunny Las Vegas? InfoComm 2018 is headed to Vegas and so are we. We’re packing up our demo equipment...

March 14, 2018

COLLABORATION

Enterprise Connect, Day 3: Let’s Talk about Contact Center

Teamwork is absolutely important, but even if you come up with the best product or service on the planet, it’s your customers who can make or break your business. So, let’s talk about contact center.

March 13, 2018

COLLABORATION

Enterprise Connect, Day 2: Making Teamwork Work

If you ask him, Jonathan Rosenberg will tell you that collaboration is exciting again. Not just because of technology, but changes in the way people work. As he explains it, “today’s challenges are far too complex for one mind to solve.”

March 12, 2018

COLLABORATION

Enterprise Connect, Day 1: Did They Say Team Collaboration?

Let’s get this thing started. To answer the question in the headline, “yes.” A thousand times yes. Maybe more. I spent my day in panels related to team collaboration. Here’s what I heard (plus a case study video for good measure). Oh, and glitter.

October 31, 2017

COLLABORATION

Simplify Teamwork for Your Teams

Make sure you’re outfitting your teams with the technology that lets them do their best work. When people have the right gear, the tools get out of the way.