Agile

November 12, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Graduate perspective: Cisco may be large, but it operates like an agile startup

When I first joined the Cisco IT team in 2018 after graduating from university, I was eager to see how a large, global company like Cisco can efficiently develop and deliver solutions to its customers. I quickly discovered that while Cisco is big and complex, it operates very much like an agile startup, fueled by […]

October 2, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

Principles of Agile Infrastructure

Agile has long been considered an exclusive software paradigm. Now, here are 4 principles to bring agility to infrastructure organisations.

August 28, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

The Agility Quadrant

Can agility be delegated or outsourced? Or must it be cultivated by self and ingrained by leadership? Put your organization on the path to relentless improvement through continuous learning.

July 30, 2019

INSIDE CISCO IT

The Law of Conservation of Agility

Remember the law of conservation of energy which is one of the basic laws of physics and therefore governs the microscopic motion of individual atoms in a chemical reaction? This law states...

July 17, 2019

DEVELOPER

#CiscoChat LIVE: DevNet Network Automation Exchange

Join us on July 25 at 10:00 am Pacific to hear how and why we are building the most robust network automation exchange repository in the industry.

August 16, 2017

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Agile, Failing Fast and Our Early Work with VR in Technical Learning

How do you create agility in a large organization? Via experimentation, which comes with both successes and failures. Watch as we explore using a VR camera to interact with our customers.

July 26, 2017

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Process Paralysis? Create a More Agile Workplace in Financial Services

Collaborative technologies are allowing financial institutions to become more flexible by documenting, accessing, and leveraging the collective knowledge across global locations.

February 27, 2017

CLOUD

Secure Agile Exchange Revealed

We launched Secure Agile Exchange (SAE) last week in Berlin, Germany, as part of Cisco Live Europe. It was part of our DNA Virtualization announcement – it was so subtle you might have even missed it:-) We’ve been working on Secure Agile Exchange (SAE) for the last 3 years. We have a few customers going into production now with at least another 2 dozen in the pipeline. It is not a single product or SKU, but a comprehensive solution. What’s unique about SAE is that it was created and derived from the “front-line” versus the “corner office”. Consequently, the solution was born out of real world challenges and problems we hear about from our customers. Economists often say that innovation comes from small firms and most of the time they are right – not this time.

October 31, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Implications of an Agile Culture

Recently, I met with many industry analysts, customers, and press at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. In numerous conversations, I was asked about the organizational implications of changing company culture and how this relates to digital business transformation. As you create a culture of agility (see previous blog), what organizational changes will a more aware, informed, and responsive […]