July 5, 2016


Innovating to Survive in the Digital Economy: Part 1

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Disrupt or be Disrupted In today’s digital economy, established organizations need to be more innovative than ever before. But why? And what does that actually mean? The truth is digitization is driving a new pace of innovation. In fact, a new wave of competition is already here and companies that don’t go digital now may […]

Cisco Hospitality on Personalized Guest Experiences at HITEC

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Hello! My name is Suzy Treece and I shepherd Cisco’s Hospitality practice. As you can see, we have now added Hospitality to our Retail feed. For those of us who have lived and breathed Hospitality for a number of years, it’s a passion, not a trade. Hospitality is about delivering an amazing experience, on the […]

June 9, 2016


Igniting a Companywide Startup Culture of Entrepreneurs

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Learn how Cisco's Innovate Everywhere Challenge engaged employees in all functions to team up and co-innovate around their own most passionate ideas.

May 17, 2016


Disrupt or Die: Only the Innovative Will Survive

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Andy Grove, the late co-founder of Intel who pioneered the semiconductor industry, often said, “Only the paranoid will survive.” Looking over your shoulder and worrying about oncoming competitors will always be a healthy practice to stay relevant and ahead of the pack. To remain an industry leader in today’s digital era, however, I would add, […]

April 13, 2016


Innovate Beyond the Stack – Innovation begins with Software Disruption

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Software engineering and developer communities are driving the market for cloud consumption and leading each industry into a new era of software-defined disruption. There are no longer questions about elastic and flexible agile development as the way to innovate and reduce time to market for businesses. Open source software plays a key role in the […]

January 26, 2016


Digitization Offers Hope to Besieged Retailers

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These are especially difficult times for the retail industry. For starters, several of retail’s marquee names announced store closings or layoffs following a disappointing holiday sales season. Retailers simply haven’t...

January 13, 2016


Financial Services and Retail: ‘A (Digital) Tale of Two Industries’

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Over the past six months or so, many of my blogs have dealt with the hot topic of “digital disruption” — both as a threat and an opportunity...

October 1, 2015


Lead Cloud Disruption and Adoption. We’re With You.

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We all know the right cloud solutions help organizations improve agility, accelerate time to market, and deliver cost savings.  But for customers, it’s not always easy to know where to start.  Between public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions, they need to know which choice is best for their business and what to do first.  They […]