productivity

September 15, 2016

COLLABORATION

5 Signs It’s Time to Simplify the Way You Meet

Our handy infographic lists five warning signs that your collaboration technology could be holding back your business. Learn some easy tips for better meetings and see how reliable tools can simplify the way you work.

September 24, 2015

COLLABORATION

Take Productivity to New Heights

Getting Value from Improving Internal Communications In my previous post, I considered how better access to information can save time, reach many more people, and create a happier, more engaged workforce. All these benefits flow from improving your organization’s internal communications. In-person meetings are effective, but with today’s increasing reliance on mobility, remote workers, and […]

March 18, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

A Wider View of Collaboration – and its Benefits

“Collaboration” usually means “people working together productively by sharing voice, video, and data”. Inside Cisco, the standard idea of Collaboration includes a lot of IT Technology, like: all voice-based Unified Communication (that is, all IP Telephony from hardware and software phones, and all Unity voicemail, and all Contact Centers) all Video conferencing (from Jabber or […]

January 28, 2015

COLLABORATION

4 Ways Video Conferencing Makes a Difference

Video conferencing can provide business benefits no matter the industry. Retailers and financial institutions employ video to interact with customers. Medical professionals consult across distance. Manufacturers address production issues more quickly. Where the need for interaction exists, so does the potential for video conferencing to add value.

November 6, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Big Business from Big Data

“Dad, how many mobile phones were sold last year in the whole world?” “Is this a trick question? Well, there are about 7 billion human beings on earth. Assuming every…” “No, no—give me a number.” “Well, I am not 100 percent sure. How many do you think were sold?” “1.75 billion.” “How do you know?” […]

October 2, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

New Study Shows Value of Internet on Retail

For that last few years, Cisco has been watching the impact of the Internet on transforming the retail industry. As more people, processes and things are connecting to the Internet, retailers can capture more data to better predict when and where consumers will want to buy and capture more revenues. Today, Cisco released Internet of […]

BYOD: The Newer-Better-Faster Edge You Need in Retail and Consumer Products

In the fast-changing, thin-margin world of consumer products, new winners and losers are created every day. Speed of innovation, time-to-market, and employee productivity can mean the difference between the next hot trend and a warehouse full of excess inventory. Success in the highly competitive consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail industry depends on broad-ranging collaboration, […]