Australia

October 4, 2017

EDUCATION

Securing the Digital Institute – Deakin University: A Case Study in Cyber Security Excellence

Ransomware and malware attacks have been capturing recent global headlines and like all industries, the education sector is vulnerable to this growing threat landscape. Although the full reputational and financial impact of these attacks are not known, it is a stark reminder of the significant cost that a malware outbreak can have on any organisation.  Deakin University in Victoria, Australia supports the idea that tactical approaches to security are failing to provide the required […]

August 9, 2017

EDUCATION

Start Up to Scale Up – The Role of Universities in Anchoring Innovation Systems

I recently returned from a study tour to Sweden and Israel with executives from one third of Australia’s universities. The purpose of the tour was simple: to understand two of the world’s most innovative economies and to identify what could be learned and applied in Australia (read the full study tour report here). In Israel, the focus […]

August 4, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Capturing the Opportunity of Digital Transformation

How effectively are health systems and hospitals using information to drive improved care processes? Are they fully leveraging the information opportunity that is before them?

July 25, 2017

CLOUD

Voting for OpenStack Summit Speakers Starts NOW!

Have you ever flown to Sydney, Australia? I haven’t, so I took a moment to look up average flight times from my own home airport (LAX), as well as a few others, and all I can say is “Wow.” Australia is far away. I may not have appreciated just how far previous to this brief […]

June 1, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Roundtable Wrap Up: Healthcare Innovation at Cisco Live Melbourne 2017

In early February, a group of healthcare CXOs and innovation leaders toured a set of iconic US hospital innovation labs and healthcare innovation centres. Their aim was to study innovation process in the US and gather learnings appropriate for application in Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) healthcare communities. The facilities visited included: Mass General Healthcare […]

April 20, 2017

WE ARE CISCO

G’Day And Welcome to Cisco Sydney!

Cisconian Eden G. takes you on a tour of Cisco Sydney and sends a hearty "G'Day!" your way!

March 21, 2017

EDUCATION

How Curtin University is Building a Campus of the Future

Recently, we partnered with the BBC and Western Australia’s Curtin University to discuss taking education to the world and becoming a leading 24/7 tertiary institution. Our multi-faceted partnership with Curtin University, which reaches across teaching, learning, research and innovation, is underpinned by the digital campus. Five years ago, the university had no collaborative classrooms. Now […]

March 2, 2017

INNOVATION

Students Collaborate Using Cisco Spark During Hackathon

Our Innovation Centre in Australia, Perth, recently had the opportunity to host a hackathon, exploring safety and productivity solutions for heavy vehicles.

February 13, 2017

EDUCATION

Digital Collaboration Technology Helps School Realise $1.8M AUD in Benefits

$1.8M AUD in savings is a lofty claim, but that’s exactly what the team at Open Access College (OAC) in South Australia achieved by focusing on creating a digital collaboration learning experience enabled by Cisco technology. OAC delivers educational services in remote South Australia where students cannot attend traditional schooling. In the past, classes were […]