proximity

Commemorating Juneteenth: Together We Prevail

As Cisco commemorates Juneteenth for the second straight year – more than 150 years after the last Black American slaves were freed – I see my family’s history being validated, and see myself represented.

Discovering Proximity: An Interview with Mayte Marquez Querol

Proximity is like opening curtains on a bright, sunny day: the light comes in and shows you all the details of the room, especially the things you may not have noticed before.

The Journey to Proximity: It’s a Marathon, not a Sprint

The horrific events of 2020 became a sobering wake-up call. These circumstances pushed me to lean further into the experiences of people who are different from me – people who are underrepresented, marginalized, or vulnerable in some way.

February 25, 2021

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Proximity: Be Courageous and Take Action

Ask yourself, when was the last time you were vulnerable, transparent, and authentic with someone different than you at work or in your personal life? Did it unlock new conversations or inspire others to action?

February 23, 2021

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Take difference to heart

At Cisco we aspire to power an inclusive future for all, and that means opening our hearts and minds to difference, celebrating individuality and learning to walk in the shoes of those different from ourselves. To embrace the power of difference is to open the way for transformational change.

October 29, 2020

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

The Call for Social Justice – Where Do We Go From Here

Since the murder of George Floyd, I’ve had friends and co-workers ask me: “What can I do to support the Black community?” I love the spirit and intention of this question. My initial response is that it’s about leveraging the Power of Proximity.

Proximity: Our Defining Moment Post-Crisis  

I believe the ability to maximize the exponential power of diverse teams will be the single most important leadership capability of the future!  The foundation of building an inclusive future for all is for executives to have exposure and knowledge of their diverse talent.

October 2, 2018

NETWORKING

Enabling Beacon Management at Scale with Location Fabric

A location fabric provides a platform for not only location and proximity awareness, but also the context of beacons and POIs, the apps they engage with, and the people using them, as well as a secure communication channels among all end-points and back-end systems.