TelePresence

May 27, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Local Government and Law Enforcement Share Unique Insights

Cisco recently held a public safety panel to discuss how public sector agencies are addressing reduced workforces and constrained budgets. Central to the topic of discussion were cost-effective solutions to keep citizens and public spaces safe. Jonathan Thompson, executive director of the National Sheriffs’ Association, and Jeff Teer, a telecom analyst for the city of […]

May 13, 2015

COLLABORATION

Key Components of the Cisco Collaboration Core Infrastructure

So, you’ve decided to introduce a collaboration solution to your organization. You’ve thought about the benefits you want it deliver: flexibility, expandability, and interoperability. And you want the user experience to be easy enough for everyone to use — not just the engineers or executives. Great. You are on the right path. But what next? […]

March 31, 2015

COLLABORATION

Mastering Design, One Red Dot at a Time

One of my favorite designers, John Maeda, believes that the most successful tech companies of the future will really be design companies. When John’s somewhat bold prediction is put in the context of this quote from Steve Jobs, “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works” – […]

March 17, 2015

COLLABORATION

Spark a Revolution

Today’s companies must evolve or face extinction. If they stand still, they’ll die. Pretty dramatic, I know, but that’s the reality. Forty percent of Fortune 500 companies will no longer be around in 10 years[1]. Companies in every industry know they need to move faster and innovate quickly to survive. But transforming traditional businesses into […]

March 17, 2015

COLLABORATION

We’re Happy to Oblige

My biggest take-away from today’s set of announcements? Customers just cannot get enough of Cisco video collaboration products. Our new Cisco TelePresence MX800 Dual, for example, was not a planned product. But after experiencing the vast, single 70-inch screen of the original MX800 (now called MX800 Single), customers told us they wanted more of that […]

March 6, 2015

COLLABORATION

An Impromptu Meeting With A TechWomen Delegation

Not to long ago I was at the Cisco Executive Briefing Center (EBC) presenting to a customer with a co-worker of mine named Bob. It's not uncommon for us to...

December 17, 2014

COLLABORATION

Use Video to Make Internal Communications Count

As I am sitting in heavy traffic on the way home from work, my finger tips tapping impatiently on the steering wheel, my mind wandering… I suddenly think of the Chinese program that I am so glad to have recorded on TV. Without this convenience, I would have missed it. I can’t help but reflect […]

December 11, 2014

COLLABORATION

Expressway: The Invisibility Cloak for Mobile & Remote Users

Improving workforce productivity is about more than telling employees to work harder, do more, and think faster. It’s about giving them the right resources and removing barriers so that they can do more.  One way Cisco is helping organizations improve productivity is by making our technology invisible to users.  We’re designing our products to be […]

December 1, 2014

COLLABORATION

Put People First: Using Video to Enhance Relationships

How can you make the most of every opportunity to delight your existing client base? How do you identify new areas to expand your business? How can you improve employee engagement? These are just a few of the challenges that organizations face today. Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends 2014 survey explores “two major themes underlying this […]