• Cisco Picks Up BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion to Beef Up Cloud Software and Services Portfolio

    Posted 11/01/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Cisco’s acquisition of the Maryland-based, unified-communications software company, BroadSoft, is the latest in a recent move to grow the brand’s software and services portfolio. At $1.9 billion, the acquisition is the second largest software purchase for Cisco, just behind January’s $3.7 billion deal to purchase AppDynamics. Despite already existing as a dominant force within the communications market, with tools like WebEx and Spark, this deal will further the speedy delivery...

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  • Do I Have to Unplug to Find Balance?

    Posted 09/13/2017 by Ashlee Kittel
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    In years past, unplugging was a simple, easy to perform action -- grab a cord and yank! We unplugged appliances while on vacation, we unplugged video game systems to troubleshoot and we unplugged curling irons to avoid fire hazards. These days the unplugging ‘movement’ isn’t quite as literal and the ‘cords’ associated with the action are attached to our psyches. Unplugging now refers to a conscious detachment from technology, often through digital detoxes or weekend...

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA

    Posted 05/05/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Last weeks blog recapping our experience at Cisco Marketing Velocity has spurred a lot of interest. I'm glad to know you guys are paying attention to what we are doing over here!

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER A REMOTE WORKLIFE

    Posted 04/28/2017 by Administrator
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    Working from home can be immensely rewarding and as businesses invest in video collaboration tools, adopt BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies allowing for flexible work, and invest in cloud collaboration platforms like Cisco Spark, employees are discovering success outside office walls.

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  • Improve Your Health and Your Meetings with Cisco Spark and Spark Board

    Posted 03/03/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    Earlier this year I asked our readers to consider the idea that email has reached its apex and is spiraling toward obsolescence. Understandably the question raised some eyebrows; we are dangerously attached to our email accounts.

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