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October 16, 2019

5 Leadership Traits that Successful SMB Leaders Have

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have a lot on their plates. They have to grow market share as fast as they can and scale smoothly, while staying on top of their game in terms of being innovative and competitive. Delivering what customers want, how they want, and when they want it are all factors…

October 15, 2019

Building a Smarter Intersection for Improved Road Safety and Congestion Busting

Simon Young – General Manager IoT – Energy and Transportation Like many other countries around the world, Australia is seeing significant population growth, particularly in our larger cities and built up urban environments. At the same time, there is a digital transformation underway in…

October 1, 2019

Cisco partners with La Trobe to enhance technology innovation and global collaboration

Cisco joins forces with La Trobe University to lead on campus technology innovation, and to position and prepare students for industry-ready and digital skills required in the knowledge economy that help to solve real-world industry problems.  • La Trobe University and Cisco strengthen partnership…

September 25, 2019

Winning SMB Strategies for Digital Maturity

Disruption is happening everywhere you look. It is boosted by changing customer expectations and also influenced by the introduction of new digital technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) know that they need a digital strategy to thrive;…

August 29, 2019

Capitalising on the `Blue Tech’ opportunity

The Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector is going through digital disruption. The sector – particularly government-owned TAFEs – is responsible for training and re-training people across a range of industries. Many of those industries are being completely transformed…

July 25, 2019

Tokyo 2020 in 365 days: On the path to new opportunity for Japan Society

Japanese   English On July 24, 2020, one year from today, we will light the cauldron and usher in a new era in Japan at the open ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. The games moto: Citius, Altius, Fortius – Swifter, Higher, Stronger. Three words that perfectly describe Japan’s transformation…

July 18, 2019

Digital Industries Summit – Education Track

Different industry sectors are being disrupted by technology at different rates. This has been explored at length in a seminal piece of primary research by Cisco titled The Digital Vortex. The Digital Industries Summit – held as part of Cisco Live Melbourne – was intended to get below the surface…

July 16, 2019

Universities Driving Global Innovation Ecosystems | Cisco’s Higher Education Study Tour to Germany and the UK

Universities Driving Global Innovation Ecosystems Cisco’s Higher Education Study Tour to Germany and the UK Just a few years ago the term `digital disruption in higher education’ tended to be synonymous with flipped classrooms and Massive Online Open Courseware (MOOCs). However,…

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…