Digital Transformation

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 […]

Businesses Are Transforming With Subscription Buying and Selling

We’re in the midst of an era of digital business transformation in which companies are innovating not only in what they are selling, but also in how it is sold, and how it is consumed by their customers. We’re seeing huge changes in the way buyers (consumer and corporate alike) define value. They’re no longer […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Re-Invent the Fan Experience

Las Vegas is hotter than ever. Yesterday marked the kick off of one of the sports and entertainment preeminent forums for making innovation real - S.E.A.T Conference 2016! This...

The IoT train is leaving the station. Don’t get left behind.

There’s been a lot of big talk about IoT for the past several years, and I admit, I’ve been skeptical. Thermostats. Toasters. Fitness trackers. So what? Why is this so transformative for Cisco’s customers? I wanted to understand this “transformation” more deeply. So, I read every report I could get my hands on. I talked […]

The IoT Journey: Are We There Yet?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is accelerating the digital world at a pace the industry has never seen. Businesses are faced with the ever increasing number of smart things interacting with their line of business (LOB) operations in a manner that was never fully realized. This trend of needing contextual insights from intelligent IoT information […]

KPF and Cisco – Views of the future of digitally enabled buildings

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), an international architectural practice based in New York City, employs comprehensive architectural design practices that strive to obtain optimal solutions in terms of environmental responsibility, social awareness, contextual design, and client value. Project results are achieved through collaboration and dialogue, informed decision-making, concerning contextual sensitivity, flexibility, and performance. As successful […]

Experience Robots, Flying Objects, and Shooting Stars in Virtual Reality 

Did you know that about 60 years ago, “Sensorama” the first virtual reality (VR) machine was invented by Morton Heilig?  And 50 years ago, the first VR and augmented reality HMD (head-mounted display) was created by Ivan Sutherland. [Source: Timeline of Virtual Reality]. Today, virtual reality technology is becoming reality. How do I know? For […]

3 Ways Cisco is Enhancing the Industrial IoT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) gains widespread adoption, we now have the opportunity to accelerate business outcomes. Whether a business needs to create agile supply chains, automate manufacturing processes, or reduced operating costs, Cisco Industrial IoT solutions and products make it easier to innovate, boost productivity and derive value from IoT data. The new […]