Retail and Hospitality

Programmable Retail: Writing Intentions and Reading the Status of Your Business from the Network

These are certainly not easy times to be a retailer. Recently, our colleagues in Europe started to think about how to address many of today’s issues with “programmable retail,” the ability to write intentions and read the status of your business from the network. The weather, what a celebrity wore, a winning recipe from a […]

Turning Retailers into Superheroes: Join Us at Cisco Live

Today we hear about “transforming the customer experience,” but for developers and IT staffers, what does this really mean? Join us in Las Vegas at Cisco Live on June 25-29, where...

Live #CiscoChat June 1st — Associate Productivity in the Digital Age

To create an amazing, customer-first shopping experience, you need the right customer, associate and business data — and the right digital capabilities. Join the #CiscoChat June 1st at 10am PT/1pm ET.

The 5 Critical Components of a Secure Store

In my last blog post, we discussed how the Cisco SAFE methodology can help you to implement a reliable security solution for your store. This approach can help you define and address each threat to the retail branch with corresponding security capabilities, architectures, and designs – guiding you to a complete security solution against everything […]

How Technology Is Shaping the Future of Hospitality for IHG

Hospitality and travel rank seventh on the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation’s list of industries experiencing the most digital disruption by 2020, identifying the need for continuous technology adoption.

Securing Your Retail Network with Cisco SAFE in the Age of WannaCry

Thousands of companies around the globe were affected this week by a major ransomware attack called WannaCry. Ransomware is a type of cyberattack that encrypts data until the user pays a specified fee, and is one of the industry’s top evolving cyberthreats. As these and other threats continue to proliferate, the Cisco SAFE Threat Defense […]

Understanding Today’s Security Landscape

In the digital age, the security landscape only continues to become more complex, and well into 2017, we continue to witness the escalation of security threats across almost every industry. Especially, we are seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of security threats as they hit the front page news. Why do hackers want your […]

Transform your store with Cisco DNA

Digital transformation is no longer a buzzword, it’s happening today and in every industry, and could cause 40 percent of the top industry incumbents to be displaced within 5 years.

Cisco Readiness Assessment Tool Helps to Launch Your Digital Journey

“58% of business leaders are investing in either new digital products, services and digital channels to reach new customers in new ways.” – Boston Retail Partners Most of us know that change in any aspect of our lives can be daunting and takes time. However, we also know that change is not only constant, but […]