Digitization

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…

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 20, 2019

Cisco helps connect 8,000 kids in New Zealand with well-being workshops

Technology can offer a platform to enable human connection that can impact people’s lives in a real way. Cisco aims to positively impact one billion lives by 2025, to make a difference. In New Zealand, 8,000 children connected from schools across the country as Cisco hosted a live ‘virtual’ creative…

August 7, 2019

How the tools make the digital workplace

Digitization has changed the workplace immeasurably. From filing cabinets and workplace cubicles to cloud storage and remote working, advances in technology have streamlined processes and empowered employees. The result: businesses benefit from improved productivity and efficiency, while…

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…

June 18, 2019

The CIO challenge: Manufacturers demand always on, always performing, always contemporary IT

Asia Pacific, Japan and China manufacturers fuel the world economy, and their digitization practices influence global innovation, our investment climate, technology purchases and individual country business and partner ecosystems. Earlier this month, I had the privilege of hosting the region…

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…