The Lights Go Down & Phones Go Up – But What Happens Next?
Think about the last time you went to a live concert. Your favorite band arrives on stage, the crowd roars, and almost everyone in the audience raises their mobile device to capture the moment. But, what happens next? Can you share that snap, photo or video? Let’s hold on answering that question for now, and […]
Live #CiscoChat November 1st — Digital Disruption Is Changing the Game-Day Experience
In today’s world of digital abundance, the sports and entertainment industries are imagining new ways to deliver and enhance fan experiences. From parking and concessions to merchandise, ticketing, and engagement, venues and team owners are focused on using digital technologies to creatively upgrade every aspect of game day. The result is a connected, convenient, and […]
Ensuring A Smooth Transition to Subscription Buying Models
I wrote in my last post about the industry move to software subscription buying models. While the benefits to software companies and customers are clear, there are also many misconceptions about how this transition will happen. It won’t take place with the flip of a switch. As customers do with any new technology or new […]
Cisco Delivers Industrial IoT Network Management for Operations Teams
Today Cisco announces a new software product purpose-built for operations teams to manage industrial Ethernet networks across their Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. The Industrial Network Director...
Minnesota Fans Welcome New Stadium, New Digital Game Day Experience
When the Minnesota Vikings take on the rival Green Bay Packers this weekend, it will mark the first-ever NFL game at the brand-new U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings and their...
Cisco to Showcase Connected Rail Technology at InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin
Next week, Cisco and other industry leaders will flock to Berlin for the biennial transportation event InnoTrans 2016. The international trade fair for transport technology, highlights railway technology, railway infrastructure, public transport, interiors and tunnel construction as well as a new bus display area for transit vehicle manufacturers. InnoTrans will welcome nearly 135,000 attendees to […]
Cisco and Intel: Helping Developers Innovate
As adoption in technology areas such as Software Defined Networking, Analytics, Cloud, and the Internet of Things continue to move forward, Cisco and Intel have joined together in several related fields to deliver services and solutions that help developers to innovate. While Cisco and Intel have products and services for many different markets or verticals, […]
What Do APIs Have to Do with Digitization?
Digitization and APIs Before we get into digitization, let’s discuss disruption. As we all know, Blockbuster was disrupted by… Netflix; and the taxi business is being disrupted by Uber as we speak. If we look deeper, Netflix and Uber essentially streamlined processes through digitization, and hence disrupted their industries. These are two examples of disruption via […]
Changes in Lease Accounting Standards should not halt Digital Transformation
Co-authored with Vickie Wong, Assistant Corporate Controller, Cisco Every so often, financial standards boards revise policies that affect all sectors and companies around the world to varying degrees. Such is the case with the recently issued accounting rules that require companies to alter financial reporting for lease agreements. This update comes at an interesting time […]