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Mara Fowler

Customer Stories Specialist

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Lover of all things creative, Cisco, and marketing. When I’m not at my day job, you can find me enjoying the outdoors, traveling, or snapping pictures on my Nikon.

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April 5, 2021

MANUFACTURING

Know Before You Go: Hannover Messe Digital Days 2021

In just one week – manufacturing leaders from across the globe will gather (virtually) for Hannover Messe Digital Edition –the leading knowledge and networking platform for the manufacturing, energy and logistics industries. Following the event theme "Industrial Transformation," industry thought leaders – and pioneers – will be sharing their technologies and ideas for the factories, energy systems, and supply chains of the future. And we’re excited to share our solutions with you.

March 23, 2021

MANUFACTURING

How to: Build a remote manufacturing workforce

As we move into the spring of 2021, the pandemic continues to create new risks and force transformation in manufacturing. Where remote experts and industrial collaboration were once “nice-to-haves,” they are now mission critical. Manufacturing facilities of all shapes and sizes need remote solutions that can empower customer and workers interaction, provide flexible access, and […]

February 23, 2021

MANUFACTURING

2021 Manufacturing Trends Series – Part 1: Sustainability

I’m writing this blog (unlike other podcast corresponding blogs) on the heels of recording the sustainability episode. Which, given the abnormality of the timing, is due to a number of reasons, the main one being that it’s a subject that (you’ll soon hear) I’m incredibly passionate about.   Disclaimers  A few disclaimers before we begin though:  While we have done a lot of research for this […]

February 15, 2021

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing in 2021 – the IDC perspective

There is no way to talk about the last year within the manufacturing industry without bringing up the impact of COVID-19. Manufacturing was unprepared to deal with disruption, which has caused many across the industry to rethink their approach to the business, and how to be better prepared.

February 5, 2021

MANUFACTURING

Blog in a blog: ARC Advisory Group 2021 Trends

2021: The New Normal I think the biggest question we’ve all had since the onset of this pandemic has been: when will this end? As it became clearer over time that this wasn’t going to just go away as many of us had hoped, the question became: what comes next?   As vaccines continue to be […]

December 15, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Live from home: Cisco at Rockwell Automation Fair 2020

Things look a bit different this year… As this year (finally) comes to a close, it’s hard to not look back and think of what could have been. Whether it’s family gatherings, travel plans, career moves, or even just going to your favorite bar, 2020 feels like a bit of a lost year. Personally, something […]

October 26, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Preview: 2020 Manufacturing Virtual Summit November 9-10

A lot has changed over the past several months. For the manufacturing industry, the changes have been sudden and drastic, with many manufacturers forced to shut down operations, while others had to find ways to continue their essential work. A lot still remains uncertain, and as we look forward to 2021, the question on everyone’s […]

June 26, 2020

MANUFACTURING

Cows, a pandemic, and a donation: How Cisco helped power workforce continuity for Dairy Farmers of America

What do dairy farmers and Cisco have in common? Both are using technology to address the far-reaching impacts of the pandemic. Read how our manufacturing Workforce Continuity solutions are udderly changing the game.

February 2, 2018

CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT

Running Plays on Cisco UCS

On Super Bowl Sunday, Domino’s sells 11+ million slices of pizza – 3.5 times what they sell on regular Sundays. Cisco UCS® infrastructure helps Domino’s network manage ordering influxes quickly, securely.