Understanding retail’s pressing digital needs in the age of the new normal

Understanding retail’s pressing digital needs in the age of the new normal

Retailers are seeing that the pandemic has changed customer and employee expectations. Here's how they can re-focus themselves.

COVID-19 pandemic prompts teleworking and outreach to society

COVID-19 pandemic prompts teleworking and outreach to society

Why Security is the bridge between continuity and resilience for businesses

Why Security is the bridge between continuity and resilience for businesses

Business resilience during this unprecedented time is challenging - To support the legion of staff working remotely, organizations need to focus on security Here's how pioneers are preparing for it.

May 25, 2020

EDUCATION

Industry and Academia collaborating to share expertise and unlock innovation

Research and industry collaboration are key in helping to deliver applied innovation at scale and reduce the time it takes to solve business problems through the use of current and emerging technologies. It is the future model for enabling co-innovation at scale in Australia. Working directly with…

May 11, 2020

SMB

From Offline to Online: How is Cisco Supporting SMBs During This Transition

Today’s mandatory remote working situation in response to the COVID-19 situation has changed the way we live, work, play and learn. Businesses, especially small and medium businesses (SMBs) are challenged to minimize disruption to operations while continuing business-critical activities.…

Understanding neurodiversity and autism as a superpower

April marked Autism Awareness Month, which works to increase greater understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people on the autism spectrum. During the month, the Cisco Disability Awareness Network and Special Kids Group in Australia and New Zealand shared a questionnaire to help educate employees…

April 30, 2020

SMB

How Can SMBs Navigate Digital Transformation and Adjust To This New Normal?

In a span of three short months, we now find ourselves working from home with meetings taking place through video conferences. For companies like Cisco that are borne out of technology when it comes to remote working, this switch comes naturally. However, being kept to the confines of our homes comes…

April 29, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“It’s not about disability, it’s about differences, and different strengths we bring to the world.”

A diverse, inclusive and collaborative workplace is something we are proud of at Cisco. Diversity is about embracing differences, and enabling people to bring different strengths to work. There are a number of initiatives close to the hearts of employees on missions to support inclusivity, and one…

April 28, 2020

SMB

Prevail in today’s digital workplace: Measures to optimise your home IT and network performance

When the business community started shutting offices and moving their staff to work from home arrangements, one of the biggest concerns was around how the network – and specifically the nbn™ – would handle it. But much to the disappointment of sceptics, the network has performed extremely well and…

April 21, 2020

SMB

Beyond the lock and key: What modern security looks like for small businesses

Cybersecurity is more important than ever now that more people are working from home and businesses are adjusting to new operating models. But all too often, it gets pushed down the priority list when the focus is on simply keeping the lights on and revenue coming in the door. Unfortunately, that’s when…

April 17, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

We are Cisco! Cisco named one of Australia’s Inclusive employers

Diversity and inclusion are essential to fuelling the power of connection in thriving communities, and at Cisco a culture in which all people feel welcomed, valued, respected, accepted and heard is foundational. In Australia, we’re proud to be named an Inclusive Employer by The Diversity Council…

April 15, 2020

SMB

The show must go on: Business continuity under workplace disruption

It’s hard to remember a time when small businesses were faced with greater challenges to their survival. This year has seen a summer of extreme bushfires followed immediately by a global health crisis with devastating economic impact. And that’s on top of the day-to-day challenges of cyber-security…