Simplify Sales with Remote Product Demonstrations
I spent the last eight months on the front lines of the virtual demo world for Cisco. Working from our headquarters in California, I met with people from all over the world to demonstrate our latest products — without a single plane trip. Using collaboration technology sales teams can avoid travel expenses, sell more, and […]
#HigherEdThursdays – Collaboration Redefines Higher Education.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) students are learning in ways that would have seemed impossible just a decade ago. The University’s College of Education, which is renowned for its innovative and progressive learning environment, made it their mission to give students a professional and global experience. By aligning collaboration technology with the University’s […]
Summary: Crossing the bridge – Five cloud services you should pay attention to
A number of key applications consumed by businesses through premise-based deployments are now available from the cloud. Irrespective of where you are in the evolution to the cloud, here are five services that are worth your attention. Read my full article for a closer look!
Summary: Cisco is bringing together networking and programming
With the announcements on NX-OS APIs, Application Centric infrastructure APIs, python scripting support, SDN, open source projects OpenStack, OpenDaylight, and Puppet, I have opened an account at codecademy.com...
Cisco is bringing together networking and programming
Well Cisco has done it. I have worked in IT since 1995 and never learned programming. Sure, I can do a little HTML, and years ago, I learned just enough...
Cisco Brings Joy for One Very Special Family Reunion
Every year for the last seven years, Cisco and its Santa Connection program have brought video collaboration technologies to hospitals across North America for child patients to virtually connect with Santa Claus in the North Pole. The children get the opportunity to ask Santa what they want for Christmas either by video chatting on iPads […]
Collaboration Without Borders: Saving Money, Helping Patients
The next wave of the Internet is driving the most disruptive change in history. Powered by mobile devices and apps—collaboration technologies that seamlessly allow people to work across multiple video and mobile devices—people are using technology to share ideas and opinions, and to reach the people and resources they need at any given moment. For […]
Digital Disruptors and the Future of Consulting
In my role as leader of the Analytics Practice for Cisco® Consulting Services, I often meet with clients who remind me of how the nature of consulting is changing. Traditionally, a consultant’s value and relevance to the customer has been derived from his or her business background and knowledge of specific industries or areas of […]
A Few of my Favorite Things: Video and the Internet of Everything
Once again, the holiday season is upon us. It’s a time to reconnect with friends and family, share memories and relax. Unfortunately, today’s busy world prevents many of us from physically being together during this special time of year. But these days, the Internet of Everything is starting to be able to bring more people, […]