digital solutions

There Won’t Be Sticky Notes at Cisco Live 2016

My greatest pet peeve when I managed a branch: sticky notes. I thought they made our office/workstation cluttered and disorganized. It never failed that I’d see them on the corners of a tellers’ monitor or scattered around a bankers’ desk. As much as I disliked them I was always reminded about how they served as […]

April 20, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Cisco and Fiserv: Transforming the Customer and Employee Experience

Authors: Jason Bettinger, Financial Services Business Transformation Director, Cisco Bradley Mason, Vice President, Sentry Performance Solutions, Fiserv Changing technology is driving big changes in consumer expectations – and within the workplace. Financial institutions must transform customer experiences to meet the demands of the future, or run the risk of impacting the bottom-line. They must also […]

Cisco Digital Ceiling: Enhanced Learning through Technology and Digitization

I remain excited about Cisco’s Digital Ceiling framework and how it is making inroads in the societal landscape of business, governmental, and educational institutions. In particular, Digital Ceiling solutions can significantly impact key verticals like Education. New solutions are needed to support growing trends in education relative to workstyles, as well as physical aspects of […]

March 10, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Virtualised Expertise – A True Win/Win

How many times have you gone into your local branch to see someone about a mortgage, or a pension, or a current account and no one is available to see you right away? It happens more often that you think. And the bank often doesn’t know how much business it is losing as these initial […]

February 25, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

This is What it Was All About: Changing the Face of Real Estate with Cisco Digital Ceiling

It’s 1994: I finish my Bachelor Degree in Construction Management and I can’t wait to do things differently in the construction sector–an industry plagued with inefficiency and declining productivity. It’s 1997: I graduate from Delft University with a degree in Real Estate Development and Project Management–with a focus on changing how we design, build and […]

February 25, 2016

FINANCIAL SERVICES

My first Cisco Live…and it was in Berlin!

I am a new Cisco hire – Head of Financial Services Solutions & Innovation EMEAR and I just came back from Cisco Live Berlin. This is my first time at the event, having spent 30 years in banking. My first impression? Firstly, WOW! I have been a Cisco customer in previous banking roles and I […]

February 18, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco Digital Ceiling … coming to a smart(er) building near you !

We recently launched the Digital Ceiling per Tony Shakib’s blog. The Cisco Digital Ceiling unleashes the power of the IoT by linking building services over a single, converged IP network. It transforms the unobtrusive infrastructure in ceilings across your facilities into a secure, distributed, and standards-based architecture that delivers building intelligence at the edge of the network. […]

February 17, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Emerging Era of Customer and Workforce Experience

We are in the midst of the era of customer and workforce experience. I read one report predicting “by 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator.” Consumers and employees are more loyal to companies that go beyond products and services to deliver unique and rewarding experiences for new insights, […]