Happy Holidays from Cisco on Cisco!
As the holidays near, our annual shutdown period is commencing and it’s a time for us to power down facilities to reduce our carbon footprint. It’s also a great time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished throughout the year.
The Cisco IT Booth – Cisco Live Cancun 2014
At the recent Cisco Live Cancun, Cisco IT setup a booth among other Cisco Partners including EMC, Panduit, NetApp, CITRIX, Alestra, and Cisco Business Units including Services, Security, Collaboration, and...
IT Management Sessions Focus on Change and Opportunities at Cisco Live Latin America 2014
Many months of preparation preceded this great event, which was held in Cancun, Mexico, November 3rd through the 6th. In IT, we spend long hours of strategy and collaboration with...
My Week at CiscoLive! San Francisco 2014
SDN-SDN-SDN…No longer does it stand for “Still Does Nothing”! Welcome to the world of Cisco where today is ACI and tomorrow is a stellar collaboration lineup. I hope you are prepared for a wild ride! This year was the 25th Anniversary of Cisco Live, previously known as “Networkers”, and what an event it was! The […]
Surviving the Conference Call: There is a Better Way
Wall Street Journal writer Sue Shellenbarger makes some great points in her recent article “Surviving the Conference Call.” She points out many of the downsides of not collaborating in person — people multitasking during calls, bad audio, the inability to build rapport. I remember those days well. For me, they’re in the past because I […]
Domani inizia qui (Tomorrow Starts Here) – Cisco Live Milan!
I arrived in Milan for the annual Cisco Live conference for networkers and was immediately excited by the buzz the change in host city generated (from London last year) as...
IoE and KFC – The Possibilities are Endless
Well, 2013 was a whirlwind and the first month of 2014 has flown by with hypersonic speed. We are definitely living in very unique and interesting times. As I reflect on the past year, one obvious theme or revelation always comes to the forefront…..technology and the use of it is the common fabric that enables […]
Last Year’s Tech Trends and What They Mean for 2014
2013 was an incredible year, filled with both good times and bad times. It also proved to be a year for technology to become even more intertwined with our lives. As we move forward into the first month of the New Year, let us take a look at some of the top trends of 2013, […]
Predictions 2014: Wager on the Internet of Everything
You heard it first here: “In 2014, the Internet of Everything (IoE) will accelerate the growth of manufacturing industries to outpace overall U.S. GDP growth by >3x.” As my colleague Jim Grubb points out, the IoE itself is no longer a prediction in-and-of-itself. The joining of people, process, data and things to transform information into […]