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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…

January 1, 2021

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

New Year’s Greetings 2021 ― For Japan’s Inclusive Future

Japanese | English Dave West, January 1st, 2021 President and General Manager, Cisco Systems G.K. May the New Year bring you happiness, peace, and prosperity. Wishing you a joyous 2021! 2020 was a year like no other with the spread of COVID-19, an economic downturn, and postponement of the Olympic…

December 14, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Are you playing your part in today’s platform-led digital economy?

Twenty-twenty has accelerated digital transformation manifold and forced a paradigm shift in how businesses and individuals interact and transact. Everything is now digital, everything is now data-driven and intelligent, and by extension, everything is vulnerable if not secured. During Cisco…

December 7, 2020

COLLABORATIONS

WebexOne Asia Pacific – Top 4 reasons to join us on the 9th and 10th of December

We are only days out from WebexOne Asia Pacific, Cisco’s premier digital collaboration conference, its free to join and we have a huge lineup of announcements and guest speakers coming your way on the 9th and 10th of December in Asia Pacific Time zones.   Time and tide wait for none. Twenty-twenty…

December 7, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Developing Talent

Investing in continuous learning and development of employees leads to effective task performance, and a more productive, effective and harmonious organisation. Get the 5 steps to maximise talent potential. Developing Talent Hiring and onboarding talent can be highly resource-intensive with…

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 25, 2020

SMB

The race to digitise is on. Is your business ready?

Across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific, small and medium size businesses (SMBs) have been looking at the uncertainties of 2020 as an opportunity to work on becoming more tech savvy. Research from Cisco and IDC tells us that 69% of SMBs surveyed across Asia Pacific are accelerating digitisation…

November 25, 2020

SMB

What is SD-WAN and why should your business care about it?

“SD-what?” I hear you say… let me explain! Over the last 10 to 20 years, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) with multiple sites and branches have had pretty limited choices for good connectivity and bandwidth. This meant having to pay for what often amounted to expensive, low quality bandwidth,…

November 25, 2020

SMB

How businesses can adapt, pivot and become stronger

From an economic viewpoint, COVID-19 has played out in quite different ways. Some industries have been hit hard, while others have either seemed to pivot well, or even thrive during the pandemic. But one thing is clear from my discussions with small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Australia. Those…