Connecting Through the Cisco Principles this Mother’s Day
Just in time for Mother's Day - Lauren shares how she and her mom (both Cisco employees) live by the 6 Cisco Principles!
Control Your Own Security
Digitization continues to change business at an amazing rate and in many ways. As business leaders around the world embrace ‘Digital’ to simplify, automate, and deliver innovation, they’re no longer simply using Information Technology to run their businesses; IT is enabling it. IT is the vital lifeblood of a business and we must protect it […]
IT Transformation: Understanding environment and business goals
In my last blog, I established reasons behind today’s need for IT Transformation. We know that CIOs hope to cut their budget in half, but this will be...
IT Transformation: Strategizing for Cost Saving and Investing for Business Enablement
IT organizations face several challenges: a globalizing economy, the increasing cost of IT ownership, business users directly going to public Cloud providers, the difficulty of operating complex environments, effectively enabling...
Summary: The Extended Network Requires Security That’s the Same, Only Different
Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) networks have historically been completely separate, with users of each living in blissful isolation. But the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing all...
Safety first, business second, security none?
Based on 25 years of professional experience in various businesses around the globe, I can say that many industry verticals have a pretty good state of safety culture as it relates to the health and safety of their employees. This is especially true for companies involved in high-risk businesses such as oil and gas, (nuclear) […]
Connecting Manufacturers for Productivity, Growth and Time to Value with the Internet of Everything
As 2014 kicks off and gets rolling, the economic supply-and-demand landscape is starting to look much different than recent years. Many manufacturing companies are rethinking strategies, investments and competitive approaches to take advantage of an emerging industrial renaissance globally. Savvy manufacturers are utilizing the Internet of Everything (IoE) to converge and secure real-time visibility between […]
IT Mobility Social Support Leads to Reduced Costs
Cisco IT’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program allows employees to be most productive on whatever device they choose. Whether it’s an iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac or PC they can connect to the Cisco internal network easily, but that’s not what this blog is about, if you’re interested in that initiative click here and here. […]