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January 4, 2021

SMB

AI and data analytics may be the key to small medium business recovery by delivering personalized offerings

COVID-19 ripped through economies all over the world, impacting businesses in mature and developing markets alike. Arguably the hardest hit are small to medium businesses, many of whom are struggling just to stay afloat. The global pandemic has underscored how digitalization is no longer a choice…

December 1, 2020

SMB

Hybrid Future of Work to Play a Part in Digitalization of SMBs

COVID-19 has reshaped the way we work and businesses of all sizes around the world have had to adapt to the challenges of increased remote working among their employees almost overnight. People might commonly think that large enterprises would be most technologically equipped for a transition like…

November 17, 2020

SMB

Beyond COVID-19: SMBs riding the digitalization wave

At the start of this year, the world plunged into a crisis brought forth by one of the deadliest and fastest-moving pandemics this century. At the same time, the pandemic has also served as a catalyst for digital transformation across every section of society, and businesses large and small have raced…

July 28, 2020

SMB

Top 5 Insights to Becoming a Resilient SMB

The likelihood of you seeing this meme during the pandemic is high: “Who led the digital transformation of your company? A chief executive officer, a chief technology officer or COVID-19?” While this may have been a light-hearted take on what is the biggest crisis we have faced in recent history, there…

July 15, 2020

DIGITIZATION

How Tapping on Tech Will Carry Your Business Through COVID-19 to Success

Countries around the world are taking cautious steps to reopen their societies and economies as the repercussions of COVID-19 are just beginning to become clear. With the toll in Asia Pacific estimated at US$2.7 trillion in losses, companies need to brace for deep uncertainties ahead. In the face…

June 23, 2020

SECURITY

A 5 Step Guide to Minimizing Your SMB’s Cyber Risk Exposure

When it comes to the cybersecurity posture and architecture of your organization, there’s no fixed recipe for success. With the landscape in constant flux and new vulnerabilities being discovered daily (head over to Cisco Talos for the latest reports), securing your business and protecting all…

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.…

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…

January 22, 2020

SECURITY

The Most Common Cyberthreats of 2019 – and How to Spot the Tell-tale Signs

‘Tis the season of resolutions – and as we charter our course for 2020, it’s also a time for reflection as business leaders for organisations large and small ask themselves, what can we learn from the year before? Where did we triumph, and where did we fall? There’s one thing that’s sure to unite the entire…