Digital and Social

December 12, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Innovation Is a 10,000 Foot Free Fall

I hear so much lately about innovation with virtually every company claiming that they are innovative. Is that really true, or is it yet another over used buzz word that has no substance?  I personally see little true innovation, just claims of being innovative (who would say otherwise, right?).  One way to determine if innovative […]

December 10, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Paper (and Other Things) That Come Alive #TomorrowStartsHere

Here is something fun you can do today with your smart phone or tablet. It’s an app that brings the Internet of Things alive from a newspaper or screen. How to get it: 1. First, go grab a copy of today’s global Wall Street Journal and find the Cisco TOMORROW Starts Here ad, which is […]

December 3, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

New Cisco Social Media Listening Center #CiscoListens

Listening is our “North Star” and here at Cisco we are using insights from social listening to help guide and inform our social media strategy and enable meaningful engagements with our customers. Thanks to everyone who joined us on October 24th for the launch of our new Social Media Listening Center in the Executive Briefing […]

November 30, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Some nice updates to Cisco.com and Mobile

Over the last few months we’ve made some nice additions and improvements to Cisco.com. We’ll be writing in more detail about these individually, but I’d thought I’d give a short recap. 1. Faster Downloads! We’ve had some big performance improvements in the download experience, both in terms of reducing the number of steps to get […]

November 28, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

5 Nuggets to Make Sense of the Crazy World of Social Media

I presented at the BtoB Networking Breakfast (#BtoBNet) today and wanted to share my slides in this blog along with some food for thought based on my presentation: Not all social media participants will converse, comment or create. The Forrester social technographics ladder outlines 6 active social participation categories that also include people that are spectators […]

November 25, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Headed to work to do some holiday shopping? Welcome to Cyber Monday.

 Getting online — not just in line — to find the best deals. This holiday shopping season, brick-and-mortar stores are out to match e-commerce sites with the latest and deepest discounts, and even encourage in-store shoppers to buy online. About 85% of online retailers will offer special promotions on Monday when people return to work. And now there’s an entire […]

November 19, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

The Cisco Blogs Redesign

We redesigned and updated the blog incorporating many new features designed to improve the blogging experience! Here are some of the major changes you will notice as you explore the site: The Cisco.com banner is now at the top of every page, hover over the logo to select either the blogs homepage or to go […]

November 19, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

8 Qualities for a Good Social Media Training Program

We’re curious… What do you look for when choosing  social media training programs you will participate in? It can be daunting, given the variety of information, organizations, and strategies out in the socialphere. On top of that, learning methods and preferences are different for everyone, making it even more important that we each find the […]

November 12, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

New ways to use the Web for the holidays.

From recipes to ride sharing, collaborative consumption is changing how we get and give. It’s almost time to buy the Thanksgiving turkey and pull out the Christmas lists. But as the Web explodes as a place many will go to shop, so are sites where we share what we have or do — and you can make […]