Leadership in Tough and Uncertain Times

Leadership in Tough and Uncertain Times

We were honored and thrilled to have a guest appearance from best-selling professor, lecturer, author, and podcast host, Brené Brown. Brown spoke specifically and directly about the global pandemic and referred to it as something that can’t be looked at as a short-term crisis that we can just ‘clean up from’. Giving it to us straight: we need to stop crisis reaction and get strategic.

How the Marketing Evolution is Driving Business Resiliency

How the Marketing Evolution is Driving Business Resiliency

I think of the changes within two categories. First, we experienced changes internally through our people and processes, and second, the transformation of our client experience. Regarding our people, I have been surprised and delighted at how our teams adapted to a remote environment. When the pandemic first hit, and things were locking down, there was a kick of adrenaline from the team – a sense of urgency – resulting in heightened productivity and creativity. From a client experience perspective, we noticed a couple of really big shifts. As customers developed an appetite to purchase online, our e-commerce business spiked exponentially.

Cisco’s Innovative Program Focused on Digital Acceleration Goes Beyond Technology

Cisco’s Innovative Program Focused on Digital Acceleration Goes Beyond Technology

Globally known as “Country Digital Acceleration” (CDA), Cisco’s innovative  program leverages digital inclusion across different sectors in Brazil. Our CDA projects get results in the short term, mainly in the areas of education, healthcare, security, and the public sector.

May 13, 2020

SECURITY

Cisco and OAS to Finance Cybersecurity Innovation Projects in Latin America

The initiative endowed with US $150,000, continues the partnership that created the Cybersecurity Innovation Councils, announced in August 2019. This effort Includes free cybersecurity courses targeting at least 100,000 students through the Cisco Networking Academy program Washington, May 13, 2020 – The Organization of American States (OA…

February 24, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Customer Centricity: Elevating the Customer Experience

In recent months, I’ve had the pleasure of joining panels and attending industry events focused on the evolution of customer-centricity. A common theme that is top of mind everywhere is having the customer at the core of the marketing strategy. The customer’s buying behavior has changed. As the consumption of products and services continues to evolve, so…

January 23, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Our Partners – Connecting and Celebrating the Diversity of Women in Technology

I recently had the distinct honor of speaking at the CKO WiSH Breakfast, hosted by our partner, SHI International Corp. The mission of WiSH (Women in SHI) is to connect and celebrate the diversity of women in technology. I always love attending events that bring women together to share inspirational stories of how they have achieved their goals and their dri…

Giving Back with Cisco Partners

A huge part of our Cisco culture is giving back. We’ve woven it into our benefits with Time2Give, various activities we partake in to raise money and awareness, like last week with the Covenant House Sleep Out, and even our events with many having a give-back aspect as I mentioned in my last blog. Along with all of these things, Cisco employees across the world g…

November 20, 2019

DIGITIZATION

Create Meaningful & Memorable Events Through a Personalized Experience

Marketing has transformed drastically over the last few years, with one of the biggest transformations being in a strategic investment area for every marketing organization: events. As marketeers, we have to be at the forefront of that transformation. We gain a tremendous amount of insights on customers through various touchpoints in the sales cycle, a…

July 23, 2019

PUBLIC SECTOR

Hosted Collaboration Solution for Defense (HCS-D) Launched

The next step in the U.S. Department of Defense’s IT communication journey – migration to a secure cloud – is here. Cisco is proud to announce provisional authority to operate (PATO) for Hosted Collaboration Solution for Defense (HCS-D). Securing the cloud means securing collaboration At Cisco, we’re uniquely positioned to help the Department of Defens…

July 15, 2019

EDUCATION

Cisco Canada, NPower Canada & Lifeline Syria: Connecting Newcomers with Digital Skills Training

In Canada, the technology sector’s demand for skilled employees continues to grow exponentially. I’m proud that at Cisco, we are committed to enhancing the skills and depth of our technology workforce by ensuring all Canadians have access to digital skills training. I’m even more proud of how we are doing it. This June, Cisco Canada announced a new partn…

ISTE 2019: How technology will change careers and industries over the next 10 years

A talk featuring research from Cisco and Oxford Economics at the ISTE edtech conference looked at “significant transformation” coming in the labor market. ISTE 2019: How technology will change careers and industries over the next 10 years Originally Posted at: https://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10666…

July 2, 2019

CORE NETWORKS

Cisco Live 2019: Global Academy’s Most Elite Students Get Chance of a Lifetime

Members of the Cisco Live Dream Team, sponsored by CDW, help manage the IT operations of Cisco’s premier technology event. Link:  https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2019/06/cisco-live-2019-global-academys-most-elite-students-get-chance-lifetime Originally Posted at: https://americas.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/l…