2021 Manufacturing Trends Series – Part 1: Sustainability
I’m writing this blog (unlike other podcast corresponding blogs) on the heels of recording the sustainability episode. Which, given the abnormality of the timing, is due to a number of reasons, the main one being that it’s a subject that (you’ll soon hear) I’m incredibly passionate about. Disclaimers A few disclaimers before we begin though: While we have done a lot of research for this […]
The Kickoff: 2021 Manufacturing Trends Podcast Series
The impact of 2020 2020 was a year we all were more than happy to finally put behind us. Between COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns, manufacturing was one of the hardest hit industries, with over $1 trillion lost (Source: IDC’s Worldwide ICT Spending Guide: Industry and Company Size, 2020). Worker safety, product mix and supply […]
Live from home: Cisco at Rockwell Automation Fair 2020
Things look a bit different this year… As this year (finally) comes to a close, it’s hard to not look back and think of what could have been. Whether it’s family gatherings, travel plans, career moves, or even just going to your favorite bar, 2020 feels like a bit of a lost year. Personally, something […]
Weakness at your boundaries (Episode 4 Cisco Manufacturing Leaders)
Every new connection point is an opportunity. And a risk. Operational Technology (OT) needs to take ownership of cybersecurity. But Information Technology (IT) holds the keys to expertise. In an ideal scenario of a cybersecurity incident, IT stays in control, but OT teams can still get what they need, too.
Tackling the skills gap with strategy (Part 2) Episode 2: Manufacturing Leaders
When it comes to attracting new talent and retaining tribal knowledge within your organization, the hardest part can simply be figuring out where to start. In this episode, we'll learn...
Cisco Webex Meetings Expands PSTN Audio Global Coverage, Saves You Money
Cisco has just expanded PSTN audio global coverage for Webex Meetings which results in simple cost-effective, and consolidated billing for both Webex Meetings and PSTN audio.