Thought Leadership

March 27, 2020

EDUCATION

Extreme challenges have put a spotlight on digital resilience of our education sector

Recently a number of  education CIOs from universities, vocational training and K-12 gathered for a full-day roundtable in Melbourne, Australia. The backdrop for the discussion was an escalating Covid-19 outbreak with huge potential implications for education. Educators were faced with a range…

February 3, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Cisco Top Trends for 2020

The following is a summary of my predictions of the ICT trends for 2020. They have been selected because of their impact on the networking industry, and they forecast what is expected to happen or start happening, within the next 12 months. This information incorporates input and insights from several…

January 22, 2020

SECURITY

The Most Common Cyberthreats of 2019 – and How to Spot the Tell-tale Signs

‘Tis the season of resolutions – and as we charter our course for 2020, it’s also a time for reflection as business leaders for organisations large and small ask themselves, what can we learn from the year before? Where did we triumph, and where did we fall? There’s one thing that’s sure to unite the entire…

January 6, 2020

SMB

Brace, Brace – What SMBs Can Learn From The Cybersecurity Breaches of 2019

2019 was a watershed year. Liverpool won the Champions League, after arguably pulling off the most stunning comeback in sporting history. Hit TV series Game of Thrones came to an end after enthralling audiences for the best part of 8 years. A picture of a single egg became the most liked image on Instagram…

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…

October 15, 2019

THOUGHT 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

SMB

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…