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October 22, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Twitter Polls Are Coming!

You may have heard the news coming in from Twitter this week… Cisco Data Center, @CiscoDC, received the opportunity to be one of the first Twitter handles to have the polling enabled on to our account. (Yes, we do feel special too). Here at Cisco, we are excited to test the feature so we conducted our first poll […]

October 20, 2015

RETAIL & HOSPITALITY

Join the Conversation: Where Shopping Experience Meets the New Digital Consumer

The demands of increasingly mobile and digital consumers are creating unprecedented complexity for retailers and brands.  How should retailers respond?  We’re going to tackle this question together on Twitter next...

October 5, 2015

MANUFACTURING

Digital Manufacturing: Transforming Your Business Model

Today’s announcement of Cisco’s Digital Solutions for Industries at the Global Editor’s Conference highlights our unique approach to help customers capture the promise of digitization. As Tony Shakib’s blog notes, “Digital transformation necessitates a combining of business and IT strategy that connects everything, embraces analytics, and takes a holistic approach to data security that spans […]

October 2, 2015

MANUFACTURING

Security for the Digital Manufacturer: Recap of recent #CiscoChat

Earlier this week, I hosted a #CiscoChat along with other team members of the @CiscoMFG team including Nancy Cam-Winget (@ncamwingw), an industrial security expert and Distinguished Engineer at Cisco, along with cohost Gregory Wilcox (@gswilcox_ohio) of our strategic alliance partner Rockwell Automation (@ROKAutomation). We had a thought-provoking interchange on how new digital business models impact […]

September 17, 2015

MANUFACTURING

#CiscoChat: Industrial Security: Critical for Digital Manufacturing?

Manufacturing is undergoing radical advancements, much like the ones we’ve seen in healthcare and education, thanks to the Internet of Everything (IoE) and all of the people, data, processes and things it connects. By 2020, it’s estimated that there will be 50 billion devices and objects connected to the Internet, including many of the devices […]

September 14, 2015

WE ARE CISCO

One Word That Will Change Your LinkedIn Profile Forever

It’s no secret. I’m nuts about social media. (I lead the Cisco Careers “Life at Cisco” social media strategy.) Word gets around, so people who aren’t as nuts about social media ask me for advice. I love helping them, because when you’re passionate about something, you want others to be passionate about it. One of […]

September 10, 2015

CLOUD

#CiscoChat: Managing Shadow IT

Shadow IT is far from a new phenomenon; but the truth is that most IT leaders have little visibility in to the full costs of these services and the risk they represent. And with this gap comes the absence of a proactive strategy for addressing the issue. Companies are using up to 15 to 22 times more cloud services […]

August 26, 2015

CLOUD

#CiscoChat: Discover Intercloud with Peak 10 and Cisco

There are numerous reasons organizations look to extend their data centers. More dynamic and flexible computing needs and increasing storage capabilities are just a couple. And while this can sometimes prove a challenge for organizations, our Intercloud solution has given customers the freedom to expand their data centers, without compromising security, established user policies or […]