Coming to NRF: Lisa Fretwell on Shopping Trends, New Frontiers
Cisco will be featured in two Big Idea sessions at this year’s NRF conference starting tomorrow, and I’m happy to introduce guest blogger Lisa Fretwell, who will be leading one of these two seminars. Lisa is the Managing Director of Retail at Cisco Consulting Services, specializing in the Internet of Everything and analytics, and how these […]
New CSA Survey Highlights Opportunities for Data Privacy Harmonization Across Cloud, IoT and Big Data
Responses in a recent Cisco-sponsored Cloud Security Alliance survey (hyperlink) illustrate that many data privacy challenges previously cast in the “too hard” basket can be more readily navigated though focusing on universal principles across Cloud, IoT and Big Data. Survey responses showed a surprisingly strong level of interest in a global consumer bill of rights […]
How to Improve Your IT Budget and Your Career
With increasing demands and decreasing budgets, these are challenging times for many IT professionals. Some savvy IT people, however, are growing their budgets and improving their careers by forging partnerships with business groups who can benefit most from IT’s expertise, and are willing to help pay for it. Which business groups are most likely to […]
Five Predictions for the Future of Wi-Fi and Mobile
New devices, changes in customer behaviors, and technological advances are rapidly changing the mobile market and consumers’ expectations of mobility. A recent Cisco study of mobile consumers reveals how much, and how quickly the world of mobility is changing. The survey uncovers some startling revelations about what consumers are doing on their mobile devices, how […]
Increasing Business Investments and IT Opportunities
As business groups increase their technology investments and gain more access to new technologies and consumption models, IT’s balance between operational excellence and innovation is shifting. Technical innovation can now happen anywhere. This change presents a huge opportunity for IT to drive innovation in new ways. So which organizations are seizing this opportunity? To find […]
New Insights into Shopper Behavior – with Some Surprises
Happy New Year to all my readers, and best wishes for 2014! Of course, the retail year starts off with a bang at the NRF trade show being held in New York on Jan. 12-15. Cisco is at the show expo on Jan. 13-14, and will be featuring four company thought leaders in the annual […]
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Retailers Must ‘Catch and Keep’ Today’s Demanding Digital Shoppers
Retailers are entering a new era of consumer shopping behavior fueled by the digital world in which we live. The explosion of digital content has major implications for retailers across...
From Internet Video Consumers, a Call for Content
By Leszek Izdebski, Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) These days, professionally produced video can be accessed through a dizzying array of hardware and delivery choices. But which concerns are top of mind for typical video consumers? To better understand the dramatic changes in the consumption of professionally produced video, Cisco IBSG surveyed 1,152 U.S. […]