analytics

January 10, 2014

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Omnianalytics for an Omnichannel World

At Cisco, we’re about ready for the NRF trade show being held in New York on Jan.  12-15. We’re at the show expo on Jan. 13-14, and will be featuring four company thought leaders in the highly popular annual Big Idea sessions. Kathryn Howe, retail senior advisor at Cisco, will be discussing one of the […]

December 31, 2013

NETWORKING

Year in Review: Top 10 Mobility Blogs of 2013

Takeaway: The Cisco Enterprise Mobility group has stayed ahead of the competition by staying innovative and cutting edge while delivering quality, high performing products and solutions, while displaying thought leadership...

December 23, 2013

NETWORKING

Looking for Santa? Use Cisco Location-Based Wi-Fi!

As children all around the world are eagerly anticipating Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, children in hospitals around the Americas were able to get their wish list in before the...

December 17, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Digital Disruptors and the Future of Consulting

In my role as leader of the Analytics Practice for Cisco® Consulting Services, I often meet with clients who remind me of how the nature of consulting is changing. Traditionally, a consultant’s value and relevance to the customer has been derived from his or her business background and knowledge of specific industries or areas of […]

December 13, 2013

SECURITY

Big Data in Security – Part V: Anti-Phishing in the Cloud

In the last chapter of our five part Big Data in Security series, expert Data Scientists Brennan Evans and Mahdi Namazifar join me to discuss their work on a cloud anti-phishing solution. Phishing is a well-known historical threat. Essentially, it’s social engineering via email and it continues to be effective and potent. What is TRAC currently doing […]

December 12, 2013

SECURITY

Big Data in Security – Part IV: Email Auto Rule Scoring on Hadoop

Following part three of our Big Data in Security series on graph analytics, I’m joined by expert data scientists Dazhuo Li and Jisheng Wang to talk about their work in developing an intelligent anti-spam solution using modern machine learning approaches on Hadoop. What is ARS and what problem is it trying to solve? Dazhuo: From a high-level view, Auto […]

December 11, 2013

SECURITY

Big Data in Security – Part III: Graph Analytics

Following part two of our Big Data in Security series on University of California, Berkeley’s AMPLab stack, I caught up with talented data scientists Michael Howe and Preetham Raghunanda to discuss their exciting graph analytics work. Where did graph databases originate and what problems are they trying to solve? Michael: Disparate data types have a lot of connections between […]