data and analytics

November 6, 2018

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

With Great Data (Comes Great Responsibility)

The two-day Data Symposium, hosted by Cisco’s Data & Analytics organization, flew by in a flurry of panels, breakout sessions, and technical demos. What I didn’t expect was what turned out to be the most valuable. Find out what it was in my latest blog.

January 24, 2017

EDUCATION

University of Melbourne Enables a Smart Campus

With more than 200,000 visitors a day, and more than 65,000 students spread across multiple sites, The University of Melbourne wanted know how staff, students and visitors were experiencing the campus. This insight would help answer tough questions, such as which buildings and services should be developed next? How can UoM progress faster on the […]

January 17, 2017

EDUCATION

Aligning the Analytics and Data Center Workforce to Evolving Job Roles

In the new digital era, the ability to connect data, processes and experiences are becoming critical elements of successful digital business transformation. Enterprises need to access data from anywhere, analyze it, and make real-time decisions to fuel innovation and accelerate data-driven business outcomes. A 2014 Cisco survey found that 40 percent of enterprises believe that […]

Innovation at the Edge: Navigating Distributed Environments and Beyond

I am pleased to share that Cisco’s Connected Streaming Analytics (CSA) is among the 15 leading vendors featured in Forrester’s recent survey on Big Data and Streaming Analytics. Forrester ranks Cisco as a strong performer in the market, noting Cisco as a solution with “sweet spots that differentiate the solution” from the rest of the […]

March 15, 2016

MANUFACTURING

General Motors Prevents Factory Downtime with Connected Machines

Factory workers often learn about issues with their production machinery too late - after the line shuts down. Real-time condition monitoring and diagnostics can prevent unplanned downtime.

Gartner’s 2016 POV on Data & Analytics

Sydney Summit Portends What’s Important In 2016 I just returned from Sydney, Australia, where I attended the Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics and Information Management Summit.  Sydney is the first of seven Gartner BI and Analytics Summits that take place throughout the globe each year. As such I find the Sydney Summit to be a great […]

February 25, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Cisco Data and Analytics Solutions to be featured at the 2016 Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit

The complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT) is challenging enterprises to seek new ways to manage and leverage their data. There is an explosion of data being created everywhere—from traditional data warehouses, the cloud, and even the very edge of the network. To remain competitive in this hyper-distributed business environment, it is essential that […]

January 11, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Announcing Data Virtualization Release; Increased Support for Cloud, SaaS and Social Media Data Sources

Cisco continues to make significant investments in our Data and Analytics offerings, including our industry-leading Data Virtualization software. The latest release of the Cisco Information Server, version 7.0.3, reflects the healthy collaboration that we have with our valued customers, and our talented engineering team. Two forces driving the evolution of data management for analytics are […]

December 10, 2015

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

The Data and Analytics Year in Review

What an exciting year for data and analytics! As I think back on our 2015 accomplishments and also think about some of the predictions that were made for the year, I’m confident that Cisco data and analytics is right on track for doing big things in the future. Here are some of the 2015 major […]