agility

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...

November 6, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Creating Digital Leaders Who Thrive in a World of Exponentially Accelerating Change

Thriving in a digital world requires agility. To bring this concept to life, members of my team created a Digital Business Agility (DBA) framework.

October 11, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Three Key Takeaways from Cox Communications’ Customer Presentation

I recently spoke with a select group of Cox Communications’ customers. The audience consisted of CXOs in gaming, healthcare, education, and the public sector. I was impressed with the dedication and commitment they showed to urgently solving the very difficult challenges of thriving in a world of digital disruption. Here are the top three insights […]

March 16, 2017

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Cisco Chat: Have APIs killed the CLI?

Join our #CiscoChat at 8am PT on March 22. Is the CLI really at risk of going away, or can new network APIs and the CLI happily co-exist? Join Cisco Developers and Systems Engineers on developer.cisco.com to lead this discussion.

February 10, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Empowering Employees To Execute with Actionable Accountability

To enable actionable accountability, establish clear measurement criteria based on roles and responsibilities. Then enable people to act and challenge the metrics to align to a new business model allowing them to measure that progress. Remember that criteria should be cross-functional and applied through organizational lines of authority. In addition, measurements should roll up and […]

October 12, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

How to Digitize: Create a Culture of Agility

Corporate culture is key to the success or failure of digital business transformation. Create an agile culture with informed decision-making, fast execution, and pervasive security.

September 13, 2016

COLLABORATION

The Cisco Collaboration Advantage: Business Agility

As new options pervade the market, employees expect work technology to be simple, natural to use, yet easy to customize. In the end, it’s the user experience that counts. And especially in a world where we measure IT against modern online consumer experiences. Cisco has a unique ability to fulfill these needs. That is the Cisco advantage.

September 8, 2016

COLLABORATION

Cornerstones of Agile Business

Staying ahead in today’s competitive markets requires much more than improving efficiency of existing organizational processes. It requires a smooth continuum of market intelligence, plus a distributed ability to analyze and act upon it. Above all, this must become the always-on new normal. It’s the essence of agility.