Thought Leadership

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…

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 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 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 10, 2019

Securing Australia’s Education Institutions

Securing Australia’s Education Institutions The state of cyber readiness in the Australian education sector By Steve Moros, Director of Cybersecurity, Cisco Australia and New Zealand  Universities and TAFE institutions have a target on their back when it comes to cyber security.…

June 17, 2019

Changing the customer experience game

Today, CIOs are in a state of uncertainty. They face enormous complexity in this cloud and digital world. They are pressured to reduce costs, they need to do a lot more with less, and frequently lack the skills and expertise needed to change. Most of all, businesses aren’t only thinking about buying…

May 9, 2019

Treat cybersecurity like your house – how to stay secure online

By Steve Moros, Director of Cybersecurity, Cisco Australia and New Zealand    As our time online increases and as we use the internet more and more, protecting our online footprint and data is key. This is especially important as our mobile connectivity increases. Australia’s mobile…

April 23, 2019

Podcast: Winning the battle against cyber criminals

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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…