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World's Most Interesting Intern Talks "Doing Both"

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

This is a guest post by Greg Justice, the World's Most Interesting Intern. It is cross-posted from Cisco.com: The Platform. "Always read something t...

A Blueprint for Overcoming a Lack of Reinforcements

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

A measly 9 percent. That's the scant number of business executives who plan on increasing headcount in professional occupations in the third quarter...

Insights on Doing Both: A Conversation With Inder Sidhu, Part 2

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

This week, I am sharing some common questions and answers about doing both. Today, let's talk about companies that benefit from doing both--and those...

Terrorism and the Internet: Candy Crowley's Interview With White House Advisor John Brennan

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Candy Crowley in her interview this morning with White House advisor, John Brennan opened new and vital dialogue on terrorism and the Internet. She hit a home run in my world.

Insights on Doing Both: A Conversation With Inder Sidhu

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

The current business landscape is ripe with dichotomies: Run today's business or invest for tomorrow? Nurture innovation or drive operational excellence? Instead of wrestling between two difficult options, why not do both?

Cisco Tops World's Tech Companies as "Most Green" by Greenpeace (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

In its annual rankings of the world's most eco-friendly companies, Cisco ranked first, knocking IBM from the top spot in last year's rankings.Greenpea...

Profiles In Doing Both: Retail's New Trailblazer

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

By optimizing and reinventing simultaneously, Restoration Hardware has positioned itself to play a unique role in an industry that has seen less adventurous and less capable companies collapse.

The Relevance Gap: Why Excellence Alone Won't Lead You to Greatness

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Unfortunately, many organizations don't fully grasp the need to pursue both excellence and relevance simultaneously.

Profiles In Doing Both: Why Cirque du Soleil Isn't Clowning Around About Business Models

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Inder Sidhu

With $700 million in annual revenue, Cirque du Soleil is a far cry 25 years ago when it was a rag-tag band of street performers known more for creative ingenuity than business acumen.

Do You Have the Postrecession Blues?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Now that the "official" recession, as measured by government statistics, is ending, it may be a good time to ask whether your "psychological" recession has ended as well.

Volcanic Ash Crisis to Drive Video Teleconference Use (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Whether the travel crisis eases quickly or not, we expect that the volcano disaster will motivate businesses and institutions to establish viable video conferencing strategies.

Web 3.0 Companies

Michael Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Tasner

When it comes to utilizing Web 3.0, there are a few companies that I consider to be game changers and in a whole different league from the rest. Here is what they have in common.

Profiles in Doing Both: How Dyson Blew Away the Vacuum Market

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Prior to 2002, the total size of the vacuum cleaner market in the U.S. was around $4 billion. In many ways, the vacuum cleaning market was stagnant -- ideal for Dyson to shake up with his remarkable cyclonic wind technology.

Rapid Disruption's Next Victim: The Airline Industry

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ron Ashkenas

One of the next candidates for rapid disruption is the airline industry.

Project You: Tuning and Transforming Your Life

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Last year in the United States, a record 480,000 people ran a full marathon--all 26.2 miles of it. Another 1.3 million quit smoking, while countless m...

Three Good Reasons to Lock Down Your Wireless Network

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

Remember, anyone driving or sitting in proximity to your business, home, or office may be within the exploitable footprint of Wi-Fi signal.

Cisco Sees Flip Camera Catching on with Corporate Users (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN JOSE, Calif -- The Flip, the pocket-sized HD video camera that is popular with high-profile video bloggers and a growing number of consumers, is f...

Cisco Forecasts Monthly Bandwidth Consumption at an Astounding 15 Terabytes for U.S. Consumers (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The amount of data associated with video consumption per user in the United States has reached 12 gibabytes per month -- globally ...

How to Get Beyond False Choices

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

My nights have become much more restful since I stopped assuming that I had to make trade-offs and instead opted to "do both."

Cisco "Live" on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show" in Broadcast Debut (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

NEW YORK -- Cisco Systems, which has a large video teleconference business with a product called TelePresence, is entering the broadcast world with th...

Big Company Cash Grows At The Expense of Unemployed and Underpaid

latimes.com | Tom Petruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By one prominent measure, major companies had extraordinary success weathering the recession: Industrial companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index,...

Where's Your Data and Can You Actually Get To It?

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

Can you or your business afford to be without your data? You just never know when that media holding your data will receive a coffee-bath, run afoul with a magnet, or simply go missing.

Will New Cisco Router Really "Forever Change the Internet?"

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Cisco's CRS-3 can deliver a whopping 322 terabits of data. But I've heard plenty of hyperbole after three decades covering technology companies in Silicon Valley.

Green Power. Who's Buying and Where is it Headed?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its quarterly rankings of the nation's top green power purchasers, with Intel Corporation leading th...

The Challenge of Arab Unemployment -- An Issue We Must Not Ignore!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

While the problem of unemployment in the Arab world seems insurmountable, there are a number of initiatives being implemented and proffered in the region to begin to put a dent in the problem.