user experience

July 8, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Cisco IT’s User Experience Playbook: Deliver a Consistent, Unified Experience

In my last blog, I introduced Cisco IT’s Playbook for Ensuring a Pervasive User Experience. We consider user experience (UX) a strategic priority that requires cultural change. The playbook is our guide for ensuring that this priority becomes part of our DNA. Each chapter of the playbook lays out ways that we can improve UX, […]

Some tuning on Cisco.com search

We’ve done some fine-tuning on the search on Cisco.com: It should feel faster, especially after the first search you do Results should be even more relevant Popular features like the “information box” for key queries remain intact Let us know how it’s working for you!  

June 3, 2015

INSIDE CISCO IT

Cisco IT’s Playbook for Ensuring a Pervasive User Experience

User experience (UX) is a strategic priority at Cisco IT. In fact, improving user experience is incorporated into our IT Vision, Strategy, and Execution statement. When we talk about user experience, we raise the importance of better UX design, a better user interface, and the ability to make it pervasive. But, what we are really […]

March 2, 2015

COLLABORATION

Project Squared: You Asked, We Listened

When we launched Project Squared in November of 2014, one of the things that was really important to us was to listen to our customers, and to use the things we heard to adjust the experience. We established several “listening posts” – ways for us to get feedback. Analytics and metrics were one way. Another […]

February 17, 2015

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Community Manager: Digital Maven

The expectations on the modern marketer are ever-increasing.  The list of skills required includes the classics: market research creative writing attractive branding engaging event management seamless customer support Add these relatively newer skills: crisp digital photography smooth video webpage coding real-time social media listening business analytics The community managers behind the brands you continue to […]

December 22, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Wi-Fi moves to real-time with VoWi-Fi

The recent release of the Cisco® Universal Wi-Fi solution for service providers is the industry’s first end-to-end solution with HD VoWi-Fi (Voice over Wi-Fi) as a key...

November 17, 2014

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Giving Agile A Brain

There’s a pretty great, short post from Business Insider last year that’s been getting re-circulation recently. It’s one-sentence summaries of famous business books like The Innovator’s Dilemma, Good to Great, Outliers, Purple Cow and The Lean Startup. I particularly liked BI’s short summary Eric Ries’ book The Lean Startup, which is centered around the concept […]

October 2, 2014

DATA CENTER

The eStore Vision Has Become a Reality! A Single Storefront for IT Services

Today’s blog post is by a guest author, Adel du Toit, who is currently spearheading the effort by Cisco’s internal IT organization to deliver IT-as-a-Service internally, dubbed the Cisco IT “eStore.” Recently, the eStore team took home multiple awards, you can read more about that here. (If you’re not familiar with the eStore, be sure […]

September 8, 2014

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Ready for #SuperMobility?

It's no longer a question of whether mobility best practices and policies are required, it's a matter of when your strategy will get ahead of the unstoppable trend. Business and...