Technology

December 5, 2019

SMB

A 20/20 Glimpse Into The Year 2020

As the curtains draw near on an eventful 2019 marked by trade wars, government shutdowns, elections and more, it looks as though the coming leap year will be no less memorable. But beyond the headlines, furore and excitement, there’s no doubt that the past 12 months have also contained important lessons…

November 7, 2019

SMB

Top Three Small Business Challenges that can be Overcome

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Asia Pacific region are expected to scale up on limited resources. Business leaders have to do much more with much less while responding as quickly as possible to market changes. While digital transformation helps SMBs stay competitive, the journey…

November 1, 2019

SECURITY

Cybersecurity threat alerts in Australia on the rise but majority are fake

Key Statistics: 84 per cent of organisations in Australia suffered a breach that cost them over $1 million, which is higher than any other country, in the APJC region and globally 69 per cent of Australian organisations reported receiving more than 100,000 alerts every single day, more than double…

Keeping the Traffic (and Transport Network) Flowing with IoT

Globally, more than 1.25 million people die in road traffic crashes every year and a further 50 million people are injured or disabled.¹ Meanwhile, congestion costs Australians $16.5 billion in 2015, according to the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics. The price of congestion…

Building a Smarter Intersection for Improved Road Safety and Congestion Busting

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 transportation, with Mobility-as-a-Service, smart phone ride-hailing…

October 15, 2019

LEADERSHIP

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…

September 25, 2019

DIGITIZATION

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 7, 2019

COLLABORATIONS

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

INNOVATION

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 to find…