Finding New Directions for Retail: The Ever-Changing Store
Hello, everyone! My name is Anne McClelland, and I am the new director for Cisco’s retail and hospitality sales team in the U.S. I’m excited to have the chance to write for Cisco’s retail blog program, and you’ll be hearing from me regularly sharing some insights, musings, and speculations on trends as well as giving […]
Why I Love Big Data Partner Series 4: Distributed Big Data Cluster with Cisco UCS and MapR–Store Locally, Query Ev …
Next in our series of Why I Love Big Data is Bruce from MapR. Together, Cisco and MapR are working on a very cool solution for keeping data local, but accessing very quickly. Also, come by the Connected Banking stand in the Cisco Live World of Solutions and DevNet area to see a demo of the […]
Achieving a 3D View of Your Shoppers
If every click made by a shopper on an online store can be considered valuable information, surely every step taken by a shopper in a physical store is also a similar wealth of data. While clearly this is valuable input that many stores would like to have, the means to collect and process it is […]
Summary: #DigitalTransformation Fueling the Need for Workforce Transformation
In case you missed it, here a summary of Karen Walker's latest blog on the IoE Blog site that reaches out to all those in the Oil and Gas Industry:...
Driving Operational Excellence Through Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas
Guest Blog by Marcel Cappetti, Managing Director, Oil and Gas, Global Enterprise Theater I’ve just returned from CERAWeek in Houston—an international event that could be described as “Davos for the energy industry.” It’s a gathering of the power elite, including industry, finance, technology, and government leaders from around the globe. For me, it was the […]
#DigitalTransformation Fueling the Need for Workforce Transformation
Digital disruption is transforming virtually every role in every industry. Every day I see how the proliferation of online, mobile, and social interactions has created the need for completely new...
Analytics Opens a Window into Each Shopper’s Journey
The key to retail today is customer understanding —where each customer stands on his or her personal shopping journey, whether in-store or out. Retailers must “know” each shopper as never...
Cisco UCS and Intel Xeon E7v3: bringing the horsepower you need for analytics
I’ve heard it said that CIO’s like their ERP systems the same way they like their cars: big, fast and German. Setting nationalities aside, IT pros craving more horsepower for something like SAP HANA need look no further than our UCS B460 M4 and C460 M4 servers, which now supports Intel’s new Xeon E7v3 processor family. You […]
Preparing for the Next Big Wave in IT: The Intercloud’s Role in Digitization
There is no question that we’re on the cusp of rapid IT evolution. Ten years ago, a small subset of IT managers and system administrators defined and drove infrastructure and services with a finite set of management tools for everyone’s use. In the emerging cloud world, the control of the data center has become segregated […]