July 15, 2020


Finding ‘Aloha’ at Cisco

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Hideaki, who works on our People & Communities, Inclusion & Collaboration team in Japan, shares why he feels he can 'be you, with us' at Cisco and what finding his Aloha here has meant to him.

July 26, 2016


Remote Classrooms: Connecting Two Schools in Japan

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The Ministry of Education selected two middle schools to participate in virtual learning opportunities.

November 15, 2013


Blurring the Lines between Online and Offline

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Mobility comes down to the lines between online and offline blurring rapidly, with organizations sprinting to put the infrastructure in place to catch up with the trend. The blurring of...

Sheryl Sandberg’s Japan Visit

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Cisco SVP of HQ Sales – Japan, Yasufumi Hirai, and I had the privilege to meet Sheryl Sandberg earlier this month at a private luncheon reception sponsored by Nikkei Weekly News. We were so inspired by her. She gave me a hug when I mentioned I was from Cisco. She says “John Chambers has been […]

May 1, 2013


Research and Development – Who are the Global Leaders?

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Following on from my recent blog about “Is Manufacturing Coming Back to the US?” one of Morgan Stanley’s Investment guys, Ruchir Sharma, (Managing Director and the head of the Emerging Markets Equity team) has a book out called ‘Breakout Nations’ and in it he says: “Every Investment idea is right for a while” He was […]

December 6, 2012


Cisco APJC Recognises its Smart Services Champions

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Yesterday at the Cisco Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China Partner-Led Network Conference that took place in Bangkok, we took the opportunity to announce the recipients of the Cisco Smart Service awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognise our partners and customers from the region who showed forward-thinking approaches in the delivery and […]