Digitization

July 11, 2019

Fostering the next-generation of innovators and problem-solvers

Cisco thingQbator was conceived as a Cisco India CSR initiative to students build digital skills through learning by doing.  The key objectives being democratize innovation by building spaces and communities in colleges to foster innovation. Most of all, we wanted to challenge young minds…

June 27, 2019

Beyond the digital hype: how manufacturers are leveling up

いらっしゃいませ! We were proud and grateful to welcome 300 participants to Nagoya, Japan earlier this month for our annual Digital Manufacturing Summit. The event was a success in more ways than one. My main conclusion? Without a doubt, the manufacturing industry at large is entering a new phase of digital…

April 22, 2019

Asia Pacific: the beacon of growth and opportunity for entrepreneurs

Powered by the rapid rise of growing economies like China, India and Southeast Asia, the world is increasingly shifting economic weight to the Asia Pacific region. This part of the world stands as a beacon of growth and opportunity for entrepreneurs. With this growth also comes the emergence of new…

April 12, 2019

Cybersecurity for the Small and Mighty

60% of all hacked SMBs go out of business after six months, according to the US National Cyber Security Alliance. This is unsurprising because the impact of cyber breaches on SMBs can deliver knock-out punches on multiple fronts. To begin with, the financial impact of global cyber breaches on SMBs quadruples…

April 9, 2019

Connectivity Podcast: More than just maintaining a stable internet connection

Read the Connectivity Blog: https://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10335 Read about the SMB Inspire Series: https://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10211 Read the Security Blog: https://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10382…

March 26, 2019

An Asia Pacific Lens on the Latest CISO Benchmark Study

Cisco recently released the fifth edition of our CISO Benchmark Study which surveyed over 3,000 security leaders across 18 countries on the state of the CISO. With more data, more devices, and more applications, businesses and governments have more to protect. IT teams today are tasked with driving…

March 25, 2019

Industry and university partnerships set to reshape Australia’s digital future

Australia is far ahead of the pack on most measures of digital readiness. To continue pushing the digital boundaries, the country’s universities must deepen partnerships with industry players, especially technology companies. Australia is well placed to reap the benefits of digitization,…

March 19, 2019

Three reasons why we’ve just had our best SP Summit yet, and there’s more in store

I had the privilege of being part of this year’s SP Summit, a key part of Cisco Live Melbourne 2019. SP Summit is a key event on our regional Cisco calendar, a priceless opportunity for our key executives, both in the Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China region as well as our leaders with a global…