5 Imperative “Must Haves” for Your Cloud Strategy
Cloud is a top investment area for digital transformation but why is it that only 3% of enterprises have an optimized cloud strategy? In a recent InfoBrief sponsored by Cisco, IDC categorizes the maturity spectrum of cloud adopting organizations from ad-hoc (beginning awareness and immediacy to adopt) to optimized (mature and delivering IT-enabled products and services).
Transform Your 5G Mobile Networks With a New Approach to Security!
Digitization is opening up new business opportunities for Service Providers. 5G is enabing mobile operators to evolve their core and IP networks to deploy new revenue generating services and more impactful experiences bringing greater business agility, reduced cost, and complexity.
SD-WAN is Mission-Critical – Don’t Leave Critical Functions Shortchanged
There is justifiably a great deal of hype around the rise of Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN). Organizations are becoming more digitized and increasingly rely upon a mixture of public and private cloud-based applications for day-to-day functions
Empowering Employees To Execute with Actionable Accountability
To enable actionable accountability, establish clear measurement criteria based on roles and responsibilities. Then enable people to act and challenge the metrics to align to a new business model allowing them to measure that progress. Remember that criteria should be cross-functional and applied through organizational lines of authority. In addition, measurements should roll up and […]
Getting to Better Business Outcomes with Cloud
I’ve spent a lot of time hearing from our customers about cloud adoption and there are three things they all agree on: (1) it’s essential to digitization, (2) not everyone starts the journey in the same place, and (3) there is no one-size-fits-all strategy. Some customers need support for new cloud native as well as […]
Ten Predictions on How Innovation Will Disrupt Business and Culture in 2017
How will companies and our culture be influenced by innovation disruption in 2017? Learn 10 predictions from Alex Goryachev.
Creating the Workforce of Digitization
Digitization is changing every part of today’s enterprise. To take advantage of new business opportunities, organizations are moving quickly to design and deploy new technologies like cloud, mobility, analytics, the IoT and next-generation security. The challenge is finding the workforce skilled in these new, rapidly-evolving technologies. I recently wrote an article on these industry shifts […]
Cisco’s FY16 CSR Report: Empowering Global Problem Solvers
This blog originally appeared on The Platform. We live in the age of digitization where astonishing opportunities emerge when people and devices connect. Mobile technology empowers remote workers. IoT-based factories achieve new levels of efficiency. Sensors monitor the availability of clean drinking water. We are innovating and reaching people in ways never before possible. At […]
Why the “Seven Steps of Cyber Resilience” Prove Critical for Digital Transformation
Organizations aren’t just talking about digital transformation – they’re doing it: More than 75 percent of global business leaders cite digitization as a top strategic priority and nearly seven in ten say their company will meet its digital transformation objectives this year, according to a recent survey from The Economist Intelligence Unit. To advance these […]