Disruption

5G + IoT Tee Up Major Disruption & Business Opportunity

Everything can be disrupted. Tiger Woods just disrupted The Masters. Telecommunications companies are being disrupted by 5G. But can 5G disrupt golf and other industries outside of telecommunications?

5G Will Give Mobile Carriers a Pass into the B2B World

The advent of 5G networks is often referred to in bald terms as not much more than a speed upgrade.

How 5G Will Make the Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) Model a Reality

Cellular networks have become an important connectivity asset for businesses, allowing them to support mobile workers and devices that sit outside the enterprise.

Rakuten Cloud Platform is a Blueprint for the Future

If you want to better understand how Rakuten is building RCP, I have some deep dive technical links at the end of this blog. For now, I wanted to explore why Rakuten decided to invest the time, effort and resources in building RCP.

December 6, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Reimagining Customer Value with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) can glean and utilize material insights from the data flowing across Cisco networks. As such, how should we think about AI in the context of company transformation?

October 11, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Three Key Takeaways from Cox Communications’ Customer Presentation

I recently spoke with a select group of Cox Communications’ customers. The audience consisted of CXOs in gaming, healthcare, education, and the public sector. I was impressed with the dedication and commitment they showed to urgently solving the very difficult challenges of thriving in a world of digital disruption. Here are the top three insights […]

Disruption and Transformation at Cisco Live Vegas: Day 3 Recap

Several of us on the offer management team in Cisco’s Managed Services group were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to speak in various forums here at Cisco...

Disruption and Transformation at Cisco Live Vegas: Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of Cisco Live is all about energy. Everybody has arrived, so the conference halls are packed and the level of intensity is up a few notches. Attendees have already done a pass or two through the exhibition halls, getting the high-level information they need (and maybe a bit of swag along the way), so now they’re ready to dig deeper with booth representatives to really understand what’s being served up. Their questions go beyond just the general type—these are the conversations that we really enjoy having with our prospects and customers!

Disruption and Transformation at Cisco Live Vegas: Day 1 Recap

You didn’t have to take too many steps through the conference halls at Mandalay Bay to understand what the hot topics of discussion are at Cisco Live 2017:  DNA and...