#CiscoChat Recap: Where Shopping Experience Meets the New Digital Customer
In my first #CiscoChat I hosted together with Anabelle Pinto, we were joined by Gaurav Pant and Sahir Anand from EKN Research to share their perspective and...
Cisco extends market leadership for Unified Access with revolutionary ASIC
Cisco innovates in the industry’s largest product line Cisco Unified Access is about converging wired and wireless networks to improve scale and quickly launch new services with new levels of security and compliance. When Cisco launched the Catalyst 3850 and WLC 5760 Controller in January 2013, it stood alone in the market for truly converging […]
The Modular Enterprise
Just before setting off for Cisco Live I heard an economist on the radio talk about the relative performance of leading countries. The key measure was productivity: GDP per worked hour. Certainly historic outcomes are important but they do tend to provide a historic view. As we accelerate into the digital revolution, I started to […]
We don’t need ‘The Rock’ to save the day, we just need to ‘Get Social’!
Mobile applications and sensors are commonly used to monitor traffic, health & wellness and incidents such as road traffic accidents. But what about the threat of catastrophic disasters such as earthquakes where the loss of life can be unprecedented? The sun drenched, Californian city of Pasadena is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl Football […]
How and Where Will You Work in the Future?
My previous blog post considered enterprise agility and our individual responsibility to take some level of ownership by being more present and connected. This week at UC Expo in London I met many industry colleagues, and it sparked off some interesting conversations. Two themes emerged that made me think about what work might look like […]
Seeing the Connected World Through the Eyes of Children
Creative. Problem Solver. Team Player. These could easily be a part of a job description in LinkedIn, but for me these words describe the group of 5th and 6th graders I had the privilege to meet last week. Through a Cisco volunteer program called Programa Escuela, elementary school students have the opportunity to learn firsthand about the […]
Myth-busting: ACI or NSX, which is the Real SDN Leader?
I speak with customers every day and often hear they are confused by conflicting vendor claims, marketing hype and embellishments. This is especially true when discussing SDN, where both the...
The Agile Enterprise Needs Present & Connected Employees
Recently, I have been reading about organizational evolution. There are some great articles and insights out there, but the common theme running through all of them is that we face an unpredictable future and we need to be agile. The pace of change is accelerating, and the modern agile organization will need answers for three […]
Technology as a Strategic Differentiator
Commoditisation is a big word these days in the Service Provider business. The value of our services is being depreciated as our customers are exposed to growing choices offering comparable products. In this borderless economy, competition can come from the most unexpected sources. How are you using technology to give your customers a better experience? […]